The first lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan of 2018 will occur tonight. Thus, stargazers in India and other parts of the world will get the chance of viewing the super blue blood moon. The blue moon is expected to start at 5:15 pm and last for more than three hours. A blue moon, lunar eclipse and a supermoon will occur at the same time, giving people a rare glimpse of super blue blood moon.
In India there are many myths about this Chandra Grahan or lunar eclipse.
There are many superstitions that revolve around this lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan, right from restricting consumption of food at a particular time to actually banning people from watching the celestial event live. Scientifically, a total lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, earth, and a full moon form a near-perfect lineup in space.