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Flag for Kiribati October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 2:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 11:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 2:03 AM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 4:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

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. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
1:35 AM Oct 182:03 AM Oct 182:31 AM Oct 18
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 11:53:26 PM26°North-northeast81.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 18 at 1:35:18 AM293°West-northwest67.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 18 at 2:03:20 AM288°West-northwest60.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 18 at 2:31:15 AM285°West-northwest54.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 4:13:15 AM281°West-northwest29.9°
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
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2004Oct 28LunarPartial
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7 / Jul 8LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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