TRIPLE ECLIPSE – An Extremely Rare Astronomical Event

The Triple eclipse was seen with a beginning of a lunar eclipse on July 7th, succeeded by a solar eclipse on July 22nd, and will be topped off with another lunar eclipse on August 7th. Some of the world’s leading astrologers surmised that the eclipse will influence the sea level and slightly the water content in the human body also. This will tend to cause some variations in the body temperature and dehydration, which would lead to various problems. It can even be very harmful for the human body. The astrological societies tell about some of the occurrences of triple eclipses s tell about which occurred during in the past:

  1. The World War I
  2. World War II
  3. The Holocaust
  4. The Nuclear Bombings in Hiroshima, Nagasaki (Japan)
  5. Kurukshetra War
  6. The destruction of Dwaraka City

I think it’s appropriate to say that we’re again in for a gruesome ride. Are we imputable for another nuclear catastrophic event? Or will it result in total human annihilation?

Eclipses have been always associated with bad luck – but let’s take a look at the facts now and forget the astrological humbug:

Basically Triple Eclipse means a series of three eclipses; a lunar, a solar and another lunar eclipse taking place over the skies. However quite to our dismay experts’ say this phenomenon is not rare, will nevertheless be nature’s grand spectacle and continue for a few years from now. This penumbral eclipse was so slight -approximately 8 % – that it was not be visible to all in one half of earth but specific parts. The next part of triple eclipse – a solar eclipse – was visible across a 220-km belt in Asia including major parts of India and China. What we saw, was the longest solar occultation of the 21st century and visible for 6min44sec only in the southern islands of Japan. The next solar eclipse will be occurring on Jan 15, 2010.

This Triple eclipse is of special interest for the scientists, astronomers and people all over the world as its path of totality passes through specific parts of Asia after a very long time. Although the intensity of these eclipses will be high, visibility will depend on clouds and weather at different places. After this solar eclipse, we will be witnessing another lunar eclipse, on Aug 6. On the same day, will also be a penumbral lunar eclipse which will be about 15 percent. Although this sounds one of a kind, experts tell that a triple eclipse is not a rare occurrence. Last triple eclipse occurred in 1991 when there was a lunar eclipse on June 27 and on July 26 with the solar eclipse sandwiched in between on July 11.  So a triple eclipse is not very uncommon.

Let’s wait and watch what Nostradamus has in his list for us this time!

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