A group of people reportedly belonging to Bajrang Dal pelted stones on rationalists and scuffled with police in the capital, as tension also prevailed in Berhampur
The eclipse was also visible for over one hour in Puri, Sambalpur and some other parts, while in Koraput the duration of the visibility was little less than an hour.
The Positional Astronomy Centre informed that the beginning phase of the partial and total eclipse will not be visible because both events will begin before the moonrise across the country.
A partial solar eclipse was enjoyed by people in different parts of the country while the faithful bathed in lakes and rivers at pilgrimage sites to mark the occasion.
Partial solar eclipse was seen in different parts of the State including the Capital City.
Meanwhile, all the TTD local temples which were closed at 8 am Tuesday in view of solar eclipse on Tuesday, opened in the night.
The first contact, where the moon begins to cover the solar disc, was observed at 4:29 pm in Delhi.
A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon completely blocks the Sun's disk, momentarily plunging a portion of the Earth into complete darkness.
Furthermore, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru have made it clear that the eclipse will not be visible from its premises.
The eclipse will not be observed from northeastern India as the celestial phenomenon will be occurring after sunset in those regions.
Instead of initiating stringent action against his party MP, the Chief Minister is only trying to protect him by misusing the police and the law, the TDP leader said.
The celestial action unfolds on Sunday night into early Monday morning, with the moon bathed in the reflected red and orange hues of Earth’s sunsets and sunrises for about 1 1/2 hours
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The deep red moon was visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon lined up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon.
Dr Shivamurthy Murugha Sharana of Murugha mutt gave Linga Deeksha to children and arranged a marriage on the day of lunar eclipse.
Viewers will need no protective eye gear to observe the spectacle -- unlike when watching a solar eclipse.
Clouds might spoil the party for Bengalureans who wish to view the lunar eclipse and the blood moon on Friday night. The meteorological department has predicted a light cloud cover.
A partial Lunar eclipse will precede and follow during the entire phase, each lasting one hour and six minutes.
The eclipse will be visible in full from Thiruvananthapuram during the final hours of Friday and the early hours of Saturday.
During both periods, planetary scientists think the Moon was spewing out large quantities of superheated volatile gases, including water vapour, from its interior.