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Annular Solar Eclipse 2017: Date, Timings, Significance And Effects On Signs


Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 – Date

Annular Solar Eclipse will occur on 26th February, 2017, Sunday. This also happens to be the No Moon Day (Vikram Samvat 2073 – Maha Vad Amavasya). The Solar Eclipse will be taking place the Sign of Aquarius Sign and Shattara (Shatabisha) Nakshatra.

Solar Eclipse 2017 – Visibility

The annular solar eclipse will not be visible in India, and hence the religious activities related to eclipses need not be followed in India. A total solar eclipse will be visible in the southern regions of South America, Atlantic Ocean, Africa and Antartica. Whereas, this annular solar eclipse will be visible in Pacific Ocean, Chile and Argentina. 

The details of the Solar Eclipse 2017 are as follows:


Important Timings

Solar Eclipse 2017

Hours

Minutes

Seconds

Eclipse Begins

17

40

33

Maximum Eclipse

20

23

10

Eclipse Ends

23

05

16

Eclipse Convergence

18

45

12

Eclipse Emergence

22

01

21

Other Details

Eclipse Magnitude

0.992

Total Eclipse Duration

44 seconds


The Vedh Period During Solar Eclipse And Lunar Eclipse

During a Solar Eclipse, Vedh is observed for 4 Prahars (approximately 12 hours) before the eclipse time. Whereas during a Lunar Eclipse, Vedh is observed for 3 Prahars (approximately 9 hours) before the eclipse time.

Favourable & Unfavourable Effects of Solar Eclipse as per natives' Birth Sign:

An eclipse may be unfavourable for the native, when it occurs in the 1st House,  4th House, 8th House and 12th House from his/her birth sign. Whereas, an eclipse will be favourable for the native when it occurs in the 3rd, 6th, 10th and 11th house from his/her birth sign. Besides, an eclipse will provide average results when it occurs in the 2nd House, 5th House, 7th House and 9th House from his/her birth sign. 

In short, the effects of the same are listed below:


Birth Sign

Effect of Solar Eclipse

Cancer, Scorpio, Aquarius, Pisces

Unfavourable results

Sagittarius, Virgo, Taurus, Aries

Favourable results

Gemini, Leo, Libra, Capricorn

Mixed results


[Please Note: The predictions are to be considered according to the Moon Sign. But, some effects will also be applicable for the Ascendants.]

Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Aries:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 11th House

Aries natives, the annular solar eclipse 2017 will occur in the 11th house from your sign, which shall be favourable. Unexpected gains through your friends and financial benefits are foreseen. Relations with elder brothers and sisters will also be harmonious, and you are likely to develop intimacy with them. You will able to work towards achieving your long-cherished dreams or desire post the solar eclipse. 

Though things may be quite positive, you will have to be careful in matters related to your finances, as there may be unexpected losses or major expenses. Also, it will be advisable to stay away from speculation or the stock market, as you will not get desired results.


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Taurus: 


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 10th House

Taurus natives the annular solar eclipse 2017 eclipse shall occur in the 10th house from your sign, which will be favourable. Gains through your father are foreseen. Unexpected and significant benefits are indicated in your job and business. Those who are active in public life, such as social workers and politicians are likely to get some excellent opportunities. But, you will have to be be careful, as your detractors may try to create problems for you. 

Some old issues, which you may have neglected in the past may resurface post the solar eclipse and may create problems for you. You will also be presented with opportunities for rectification of mistakes, so make the best use of it. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Gemini:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 9th Houses

The annular solar eclipse 2017 will take place in the 9th House from your Sign and will provide moderate results. The solar eclipse may provide you with opportunities to go on a pilgrimage, and also organise perform some religious activities. If you have been facing delays in matters pertaining to foreign travel, then you may get some breakthrough post the solar eclipse. You will be presented with new opportunities in the days to come, so be prepared.  

If your equations with younger siblings haven't been very cordial of late, then you can expect improvement. It will be a good time to sort out any kind of misunderstandings with your siblings.


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Cancer:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 8th House

The annular solar eclipse will occur in the 8th House for you and this may be unfavourable for you. You must take good care of your health during the eclipse period. Sudden health ailments or sickness are foreseen, so you will have to be careful. If you have been suffering from some health issues from a long period, then you are advised to get the appropriate treatment. 

You may have to face obstacles in matters related to ancestral property, inheritance, government work and legal matters. Family disputes are also foreseen. You should donate a copper or bronze vessel filled with ghee, sesame seeds, clothes, etc. to brahmins.


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Leo:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 7th House

The annular solar eclipse will be taking place in the 7th House from your Sign. This phenomenon will provide mixed results. Your public image may get maligned and there are chances of relations with close ones getting strained. Relations with your spouse may improve and you may even mutually agree to sort out any old differences. You will have to be careful in your dealings with your business partners, as some complications are indicated. 

Post the solar eclipse, you will be able to come up with strategies to deal with your competitors or open enemies. During this phase, you may be compelled to make some changes in the legal terms and conditions of some of the contracts involving you. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Virgo: 


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 6th House

The annular solar eclipse 2017 will be taking place in the 6th House from your Sign. The solar eclipse phenomenon will be quite favouable for you on various fronts. If you have been finding it difficult to give it back to your enemies or turn the tables on your competitors, then a new surge of confidence will be unleashed within you and thus you will be able to fight back. Though there may be new opportunities coming your way in your career, there may also be challenges.

Thus, gain won't be possible without some amout of pain. Your health is likely to improve now, but you are advised not to take things for granted. Be careful in dealings with your maternal uncle. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Libra:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 5th House

The annular solar ecipse 2017 will occur in the 5th House from your Sign and thus you can expect average results. There will be a lot of distractions, so you will have to be careful in matters related to education. You will have to make sure that your concentration doesn't get affected. There may be some disturbances in matters of love, so you will have to deal with things in a tactful manner. 

Ganesha advises you stay away from stock trading and speculation for the time-being as major losses are foreseen. Your diet will require attention and it would be better to follow a proper schedule. The performance of your children may cause some concern. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Scorpio:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 4th House

The annular solar eclipse 2017 will occur in the 4th House from your Sign, which may not bring positive results. You are advised to take good care of your mother's health. It would be better to avoid any sort of arguments with your mother and maternal relatives. You will have to be extremely careful while driving vehicles or while walking on the road, as there are chances of accidents indicated. Moreover, if you have been planning to sell your old property, then it would be better to postpone the decision. 

There may be some hurdles at your work-place and some important projects may get stuck up. Those pursuing higher education may face some challenges. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Sagittarius:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 3rd House

You will be able to experience quick progress in your job or business. As the solar eclipse 2017 will be taking place in the 3rd House from your Sign, you will feel more confident and bold. You may be presented with the opportunities for short-distance travels in the coming days. You will have to be careful in your interactions with your siblings or cousins as there may some sudden misunderstandings. 

Also, you will have to take care of your father's health during this phase. Those in to the creative or communication fields may face some mental blocks during the solar eclipse period. Your luck may not provide desired support. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Capricorn:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 2nd House

The annular solar eclipse 2017 will be occuring in the 2nd House from your Sign, thus you may experience mixed results. There may be misunderstandings with your family members and some problems due to your speech are also foreseen. Financially, the situation doesn't look very bright, thus it will be better to proceed with a good plan in mind. There may be ear, nose or throat related problems, thus you will have to be careful. Moreover, you may also be prone to seasonal ailments. 

If you are planning to take major financial decisions in the coming days, then this woud not be the right time. But, if you have to proceed anyway, then do so only after taking the advice of financial experts. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Aquarius:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 1st House

The annular solar eclipse 2017 will take place in your Sign only, thus you will have to gear up for major challenges. The primary effect of the solar eclipse will be on your mental health and then on the physical plane. You may be in for some    some disappointments in your personal life. Relations with your spouse may get affected severely and there may be a lot of misunderstandings and arguments. 

Your public image get dented due to some controversies, so you will have to guard your reputation well. Be careful in your dealings with people of the opposite sex. 


Effects of Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 On Pisces:


– Solar Eclipse 2017 In 12th House

The annular solar eclipse will be taking place in the 12th House from your Sign. This phenomenon will not be favourable for you. Your health may get affected, soer you will have to be careful. Unanticipated expenses and unexpected journeys are also indicated. Your level of confidence may get affected because of certain incidents. There are chances of some burns or injuries to the area below your ankles. 

Your enemies may try to create problems for you in the coming days and this may affect your peace of mind. Ganesha suggests that you must worship Lord Shiva and perform Rudrabhishek. Donate a copper or bronze vessel filled with ghee, sesame seeds. 



With Ganesha's Grace,
Prakash S. Pandya
(Special Inputs: Aaditya Sain)