Suryakant Jena

A total lunar eclipse will unfold before the eyes of stargazers on November 8, 2022 (17 Kartika, 1944 Saka Era). 

The eclipse can be seen from various places of Odisha at the time of the moonrise. The beginning of the partial and total phases of the eclipse will not be visible as the phenomena will have started before the onset of night. However, the ending of both the total and the partial phases is visible from the eastern parts of the country. 

The eclipse will begin at 2.39 pm. The total eclipse will start at 3.46 pm. The ending time of totality is 5.12 pm and the ending time of partial phase is 6.19 pm.

The next lunar eclipse which will be a partial one will be visible from India on 28th October 2023. The last lunar eclipse which was visible from India was on 19 November 2021 and it was a partial eclipse.

Here are the timings of the celestial event at various places in Odisha:

  1. Bhubaneswar - Eclipse starts at 5.06 pm and will be visible for 1.13 hours.
  2. Cuttack - Eclipse starts at 5.05 pm and can be viewed for 1.14 hours.
  3. Puri - Eclipse starts at 5.07 pm and will last for 1.12 hours.
  4. Koraput - Eclipse starts at 5.21 pm and will last for 58 minutes
  5. Sambalpur - Eclipse starts at 5.12 pm and will last for 1.07 hours.