Why US observatory, pundit can give astronomical predictions: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the next door pundit can give astronomical predictions and one need not depend on US observatories, emphasising on contributions of ancient Indian knowledge.

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.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky- Part IV

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky- Part III

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky- Part II

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

Watch: Rare 'Blood Moon' lightens up the night sky

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year took place on Wednesday. With its onset, the Earth has positioned itself between the sun and the moon, creating a full lunar eclipse with a majestic red hue.

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The significance of Sharad Poornima

Sharad Purnima or Kojagari Purnima is a day of great significance for the Hindus. Sharad Purnima is the full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin.

Lunar eclipse: When the moon turned blood red
Lunar eclipse: When the moon turned blood red

The total lunar eclipse, the second and last one of this year has begun.

Rare `Blood Moon` in total lunar eclipse set to light up skies on October 8
Rare `Blood Moon` in total lunar eclipse set to light up skies on October 8

Sky enthusiasts, are in for a delight as they will witness the `Blood Moon` crossing Earth`s shadow on October 8.

US pastor says `Blood moon` was a sign from God

A church in the US has claimed that the total lunar eclipse that turned the moon a dark blood red was a "sign" from God and fulfilled an ancient prophecy foretold in the Bible.

Skywatchers mesmerised with glimpse of `Blood Moon` in total lunar eclipse

Skygazers were in for a delight as they witnessed the `Blood Moon` crossing Earth`s shadow on Tuesday night.

Don`t miss the rare `Blood Moon` Lunar Eclipse tonight

Direct your eyes towards the sky because if you are lucky,you can get to witness the natural world’s most spectacular display: a total lunar eclipse.

Penumbral lunar eclipse to occur on Friday

A penumbral lunar eclipse will grace the night sky on Friday (October 18). Skywatchers in Europe, Africa, parts of the Americas and parts of Asia will be able to view the celestial phenomenon.

Five eclipses in 2013

Year 2013 will witness five eclipses, at least two out of which will be visible in India.

Partial lunar eclipse today, no show in India

Total duration of the eclipse will be about two hours and seven minutes.

Last full lunar eclipse for 3 years this weekend

The last total lunar eclipse of the year is Saturday. And there won`t be another one for three years.

Lakhs take holy dip in Ganga on lunar eclipse

All the ghats of Haridwar, including the main bathing ghat Har-Ki-Pauri, were seen crowded with pilgrims.

Lunar eclipse turns moon blood red

The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday.

Lunar eclipse: Chand ka Langar to break taboo

With the clock striking 11.30 pm, space aficionados will be hooked to their telescopes, scanning the star-lit sky for a glimpse of the extraordinary celestial event - the darkest lunar eclipse of the century Wednesday night.