Chand Grahan in Pakistan 2023 to Be on May 5
Pakistan is going to witness its first lunar eclipse of 2023, also known as Chand Grahan, on May 5th. The eclipse will be visible in different parts of the country and will last for several hours. Here is all you need to know about this celestial event.
Chand Grahan in Pakistan 2023 date and time today – Geo News Update
The lunar eclipse is expected to start at 8:14 pm and will end at 10:22 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST). The eclipse will go through three distinct phases: Penumbral Eclipse, Partial Eclipse, and Total Eclipse. The table above provides a detailed breakdown of the eclipse timings.
Date: 5th May
Begins: 8:14 pm
Maximum: 10:22 pm
Ends: 12:31 am
|5:17pm||Penumbral Eclipse Begins|
|6:32pm||Partial Eclipse Begins|
|8:14pm||Total Eclipse Begins|
|9:20pm||Total Eclipse Ends|
|12:22 pm||Partial Eclipse Ends|
|12:31 pm||Penumbral Eclipse Ends|
Here’s All You Need to Know About the Lunar Eclipse
During the Penumbral Eclipse, today moon will pass via Earth’s outer shadow, which will result in a slight dimming of the lunar surface. This scene will last for approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Moon moves into the Earth’s inner shadow during Partial Eclipse, the moon will appear to be partially covered by the shadow, leading to a reddish-brown hue. This scene will appear for around 2 hours and 39 minutes.
The moon will be totally covered by the Earth’s shadow during the Total Eclipse, giving it a crimson tint. This phase will run for around one hour and eight minutes and be visible throughout most of the nation.
People can witness the Chand Grahan with the naked eye, but using binoculars or a telescope will enhance the viewing experience. It is also recommended to find a clear, open area with an unobstructed view of the sky.
In conclusion, the Chand Grahan on May 5th is an exciting celestial event for people in Pakistan. The eclipse timings are important to keep in mind, and it is advisable to take precautions while viewing the lunar eclipse.