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Flag for Kiribati August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 12:37 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 9:53 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 12:37 AM

Ended: Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 3:20 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes

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August 28, 2007 – August 29, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kiritimati. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:51 PM Aug 2812:37 AM Aug 292:23 AM Aug 29
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, August 29, 2007

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 9:53 PM109°East-southeast49.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 10:51 PM118°East-southeast62.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 11:52 PM143°Southeast74.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 29 at 12:37 AM187°South77.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 29 at 1:22 AM227°Southwest72.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 29 at 2:23 AM247°West-southwest60.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 29 at 3:20 AM254°West-southwest46.9°
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
Total
2000Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2004Oct 28LunarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarPartial
Total
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7 / Jul 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
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