Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati
Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – Dec 18, 1945 Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Tuesday, December 18, 1945
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Kiritimati.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).
Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Apr 7, 1940||Solar||Annular||Annular|
|Apr 21, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 15, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 5, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Aug 25, 1942||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 19, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 8, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 4, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 29, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 25, 1945||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 18, 1945||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jun 14, 1946||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Dec 8, 1946||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 12, 1947||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 27, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 23, 1948||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17, 1948||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 12, 1949||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 6, 1949||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 25, 1950||Lunar||Total||Total|
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