Sunrise Sunset Calculation
The Sunrise Sunset timings are of major significance in Astrology. They in fact define the different muhurthams that occur each day.
Generally when you consult a panchangam or a daily calendar, you will see that Rahu kalam happens between 7:30am and 9am on Monday. The given time is under the assumption that the sunrise time is 6am. So, if the sunrise is earlier than that, the rahu kalam time will be fall in an earlier time slot. Similarly, if the sun rises later than 6am, it will push the rahu kalam to a later time block.
For example, if the sun rises at 6:30am on a Monday, then the rahu kalam time will be between 8am and 9:30am on that day.
So, what is the exact time of the sunrise? Is it the first appearance of the Sun on the horizon? Or is it the time when the entire sun is above the horizon?
The sunrise sunset calculator of ePanchang, provides you sunrise and sunset times for your calculations and other activities.
See the Sun rise. It is the one that is the heartbeat of all life. Bow unto Him who is Divakara. See this bright ball that is lighting up the whole earth, come, let us bow unto Him in respect.
- from the Ramayana.