Partial solar eclipse 15 February 2018 occurs with Sun and Moon in Dhanishta constellation of Kumbha Rasi (Aquarius).
This eclipse will be visible only few countries of South America and almost entire Antarctica.
This solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on few parts of Earth. A partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon’s shadow misses the Earth.
This partial Solar Eclipse will begin at 18:55:51 UTC and ends at 22:47:08 UTC, with maximum eclipse at 20:51:29 UTC.
Entire duration of this partial solar eclipse is 3 hours, 51 minutes and 17 seconds. Countries falling under the colored zone in above picture can see this solar eclipse.
Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, part of Brazil, Falkland Islands, Antarctica can see partial eclipse in their afternoon.
Maximum eclipse will be seen at these Coordinates : 71°S 0.6°E
Each eclipse in a semester series of solar eclipses repeats approximately every 177 days and 4 hours (a semester) at alternating nodes of the Moon’s orbit.
Solar Eclipse 15 February 2018 Astrology Effects on 12 Zodiac Signs
Sun, Moon and Mercury will be in constellation of Dhanisht, within close proximation of Venus in Satabhisha and Ketu in Sravana nakshatra.
This cluster of 5 planets (Sun, Moon, Ketu, Venus, Mercury) which are within 20° will be aspected by Rahu in Aslesha nakshatra.
These 6 planets (Sun, Venus, Moon, Rahu, Ketu, Mercury) will heavily influence both Aquarius, Cancer, Capricorn and Leo to bring few sleepless nights for those born in these signs.
Moon, Mercury and Venus being combust is not good for people born under moon signs and ascendants of Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Libra.
Also, Sun crossing Ketu is not good for Leo born.
People of above signs will lack confidence and surrender to a situation easily.
If you are born in Cancer sign (Karka Rasi), you will feel sudden depression and lack of vitality for no reason.
Saturn and Mars will be aspecting this eclipse (Sun+Moon), which complicate things further.
Aquarians, especially those born with moon in Dhanishta nakshatra can suffer from depression, fever, headaches, indigestion, joint paints, inflamatory diseases.
This solar eclipse is good for people born under Moon Signs of Aries, Virgo and Sagittarius.
These 3 signs will experience good health, solutions to complicated problems being easily found and gain inner strength.
If you are born with Moon in Mrigasira, Chitra or Dhanishta constellations, or going through Sun (Surya) Dasa, then expect major changes in life within 2 months.
If you are born under Leo Moon sign or Ascendant or going through Sun Dasa, then it is time to take care of your health and relationships.
This Solar Eclipse is almost exactly opposite the Solar Eclipse of August 2017 that has been adding to the chaos around the world and in our individual lives. Expect similar results.
February 2018 starts with Mercury sextile Mars, which is ideal for foreceful communication and mental activity. This is good time for brain storming.
Also, Venus squares Jupiter, which is good for over indulgence in food and not worry about dieting.
Precautions to be taken during Solar Eclipse 15 February 2018
Although this solar eclipse is not visible in most part of the world, Sun conjunct Ketu along with other planetary conjunctions will yield following warning signs :
Do not over commit yourself. Watch out for promises made to you, as they might not be kept. This is a good time to break routine. Do something new and be inventive.
Good time for new ideas. But you need to present them with a calmer mind.
Be careful of arguments, as there will be many misunderstandings. Also do not get lost in dreams or imagination. Absent mindedness can cost you something.
Do not cry over lost loves. They were not meant to stay with you anyway.
Towards end of February 2018, do some serious communication and paperwork. Finish all those boring tasks which you have been postponing for past few weeks.
Venus will cause more intensified feelings in relationships.