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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Kiritimati

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Kiritimati, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the July 21, 2009 – July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 5:17 PM291°West-northwest18.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 6:09 PM290°West-northwest6.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetJul 22 at 6:41 PM290°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 6:56 PM290°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. 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

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KiritimatiLooks like in KiritimatiPath of the eclipse
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
Jul 7 / Jul 8, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 12, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21 / Dec 22, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15 / Apr 16, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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