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India likely to witness 2 celestial events in 2015

The world is expected to witness four celestial events in 2015, out of which, two are likely to be watched by stargazers in some parts of India.



Indore: The world is expected to witness four celestial events in 2015, out of which, two are likely to be watched by stargazers in some parts of India.

According to calculations, these rare celestial events would begin from March 20 with a total solar eclipse. However, it will not be visible in India, Ujjain's Jiwaji Observatory's Superintendent Rajendra Prakash Gupta said.

On April 4, 2015, a total lunar eclipse with the sun, earth and moon playing hide and seek would occur, which would be visible in some parts of India.

The more than two centuries old observatory's head said that on September 13, a partial solar eclipse would occur. It would be the second solar eclipse of 2015, but it would not be visible in India.

On September 28, a total lunar eclipse would occur which would also be the last eclipse in 2015. It is expected to be visible in Western Gujarat and some parts of Rajasthan.

In 2014, two total lunar eclipses, a solar eclipse and a partial solar eclipse were visible in the country. 

From Zee News

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