Surya Grahan 2017 Dates

Surya Grahan 2017 Dates

Surya Grahanam, Solar Eclipse dates in 2017, Surya Grahan 2017 Calender, When is Surya Grahan in 2017?

Surya Grahan, (is Also known as solar eclipse) can only occur on Amavasya Day, and only if the Moon abstracts sun rays falling on the Earth. There are different types of Surya Grahanam’s. We have two of those in 2017.

As per Hinduism a person’s life is effected negatively by Surya Grahan. Some observe fast and perform special puja’s on this day to negate these effects.

Here is the Surya Grahan calendar for the year 2017.

DateTypeVisible Areas
26th Feb, 2017AnnularSouth/West Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
21st Aug, 2017TotalWest in Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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