Everyone is eager to know when and how many eclipses will be seen in the coming year. Let us know how many solar and how many lunar eclipses will be seen in the year 2023.
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Grahan 2023 Date And Sutak Kaal: The event of eclipse has been considered very important from astronomical and religious point of view. There are not many days left for the year 2022 to end. to all freshman year Eagerly waiting for it to start. Everyone is eager to know when and how many eclipses will be seen in the coming year. Let us know how many solar and how many lunar eclipses will be seen in the year 2023.
Eclipse in the year 2023
There will be a total of 4 eclipses in the year 2023. There will be two solar eclipses and two lunar eclipses. Let us know in detail when and where these four eclipses will be visible.
solar eclipse 2023
1- First solar eclipse
The first solar eclipse of the year will take place on 20 April, Thursday. This eclipse will be a rare and unique partial solar eclipse. This eclipse will be visible in Australia, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Antarctica and South-East Asia. The first solar eclipse of the year will not be visible in India. For this reason, the Sutak period of this solar eclipse will not be valid. According to the Panchang, this eclipse, which will take place on April 20, 2023, will start at 07.04 am according to Indian time, which will end at 12.29 minutes.
2- Second solar eclipse
The second solar eclipse of the year will take place on 14 October. This solar eclipse will be an annular solar eclipse. This type of solar eclipse is very special, in which the view of the ring of fire is visible. In the Ring of Fire, the Sun forms a ring around the Moon. This eclipse is in South America. Visible in North America, West Africa, Pacific and Atlantic. This solar eclipse will not be visible in India. For this reason its sutak period will also not be valid.
lunar eclipse 2023
1- First lunar eclipse
The first lunar eclipse of the year will happen on 05 May 2023. This lunar eclipse will be a shadow lunar eclipse. Sutak period is not valid in the penumbral lunar eclipse. This eclipse cannot be seen with naked eyes. This eclipse will be visible in Asia, Africa, Australia, South East Europe, Indian and Pacific Ocean and Atlantic and Antarctica. This lunar eclipse will start from 08.45 pm till 01.00 pm.
2- Second lunar eclipse
On October 29, the second and last lunar eclipse of the year will take place. This eclipse can be seen in India, therefore its Sutak period will be valid. The lunar eclipse will start at 01.06 in the night and end at 02.22 in the night. Sutak period will start 09 hours before the eclipse. Sutak period is considered an inauspicious time in Hinduism.
what is sutak period
Sutak period starts before the eclipse. In the event of a solar eclipse, 12 hours before the eclipse and in the event of a lunar eclipse, the Sutak period starts 09 hours after the eclipse. During this period, doing any kind of auspicious work or worship is prohibited. Mantras should be chanted during the Sutak period and after the eclipse ends, the Sutak period ends. Then Gangajal is sprinkled in the whole house.