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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


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 9:53:40 PM109°East-southeast49.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 10:51:17 PM118°East-southeast62.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 11:52:22 PM143°Southeast74.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 29 at 12:37:19 AM187°South77.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 29 at 1:22:22 AM227°Southwest72.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 29 at 2:23:28 AM247°West-southwest60.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 29 at 3:20:58 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
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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