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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – November 29, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.
A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, November 29, 2012
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Kiritimati.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Kiritimati||Looks like in Kiritimati||Path of the eclipse|
|Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 21, 2008||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 10, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7 / Jul 8, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 22, 2009||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 12, 2010||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 21 / Dec 22, 2010||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 11, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 29, 2012||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 10, 2013||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Apr 15 / Apr 16, 2014||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 28, 2015||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Mar 9, 2016||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 8, 2017||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
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