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Flag for Kiribati December 21, 2010 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Ended: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 1:04 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 35 minutes

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December 21, 2010 – December 22, 2010 — 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
8:32 PM Dec 2110:16 PM Dec 2112:01 AM Dec 22
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Tuesday, December 21, 2010

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 7:29 PM66°East-northeast15.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 8:32 PM63°East-northeast29.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 21 at 9:40 PM58°East-northeast43.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 21 at 10:16 PM53°Northeast51.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 21 at 10:53 PM45°Northeast57.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 22 at 12:01 AM18°North-northeast66.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 22 at 1:04 AM342°North-northwest66.7°
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
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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