- During solar eclipse, moon comes in between the sun and the Earth
- The first Solar Eclipse of 2022 is all set to take place on 30th April
- There are certain do's and don'ts that should be kept in mind before the event takes place
Solar Eclipse 2022: The first surya grahan of this year is all set to take place on April 30. Not only this but the day will also mark the Vaishakh Amavasya. Most of the solar eclipses take place on the new moon day. For people who are unversed, 'surya grahan' which is also known as the solar eclipse happens to be an astronomical event that takes place when the moon comes in between the Sun and the Earth. During this time, the sun is completely covered by the moon completely and its rays are unable to reach the Earth. The upcoming eclipse will begin at 12:15 pm on April 30 and will last till 4:07 am on 1st May. There are many who wish to know whether the 'surya grahan' will be visible in India or not. Not only this, there are certain do's and don'ts that should be kept in mind before the event takes place. Have a look at the same below!
When is the first Solar Eclipse 2022?
The first solar eclipse of the year 2022 will fall on April 30.
What are the timings of Solar Eclipse 2022?
This time the solar eclipse will start on 30th April at 12:15 pm and will end the next day i.e. on 1st May at 04:07 am.
Will the Solar Eclipse of 2022 be visible in India?
No, this time Indians will not be able to watch the Surya Grahan.
In which countries the Solar Eclipse 2022 will be visible?
It will be visible in the Atlantic, Antarctica, South Western part of South America and the Pacific Ocean.
Solar Eclipse 2022: How can you watch it?
The April 30 Solar Eclipse can entirety be seen through NASA's live broadcast and will be live-streamed on NASA's YouTube channel.
Know some dos during Solar Eclipse 2022:
- Any mantra of Lord Shiva should be chanted during a solar eclipse.
- Take a bath after the solar eclipse is over.
- Clean the house after the solar eclipse is over.
- After the eclipse is over, sprinkle Gangajal in the house.
- Pregnant women should stay indoors during the Sutak period
Know some don'ts during Solar Eclipse 2022:
- Cooking and eating food is considered taboo during an eclipse.
- Never look at the eclipse with the naked eye.
- One should not sleep during an eclipse.
- Before the solar eclipse, put basil leaves in water and food.
- Many people do not use a sharp object during the eclipse