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Flag for Kiribati March 12, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Thursday, March 13, 1941 at 1:15 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Mar 12, 1941 at 10:59 PM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 1:15 AM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 3:31 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes

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March 12, 1941 – March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Kiritimati. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:15 AM Mar 131:15 AM Mar 132:15 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, March 13, 1941

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 12 at 10:59 PM87°East76.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 12:15 AM276°West84.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 1:15 AM271°West70.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 2:15 AM271°West55.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 3:31 AM271°West37.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility from KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarAnnular
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1942Aug 25LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14LunarPenumbral
Total
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarPartial
Total
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