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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Kiritimati. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the April 4, 2015 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Sunday, April 5, 2015

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
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 11:03 PM108°East-southeast67.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 5 at 12:17 AM158°South-southeast82.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 5 at 2:00 AM252°West-southwest66.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 3:44 AM261°West41.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 4:58 AM263°West23.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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
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
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30 / Dec 1, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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