The last solar eclipse of this year started from Iceland at 2:29 pm.
Earlier, there had been two eclipses, 15 days before the Mahabharata war.
The Sutak period has become effective from 12 hours before the eclipse.
Eclipse can be seen in some parts of the world including India
In India, the Sutak period has started from 4 o'clock in the morning.
Deepotsav will also last for 6 days instead of five days this year.