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

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Kiritimati. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

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

More about the October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

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.

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 11:55 PM20°North-northeast81.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 18 at 1:42 AM291°West-northwest65.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 18 at 2:04 AM288°West-northwest60.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 18 at 2:25 AM286°West-northwest55.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 4:12 AM281°West-northwest29.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KiritimatiLooks like in KiritimatiPath of the eclipse
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Dec 30 / Dec 31, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 27, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24 / Apr 25, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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