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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – Mar 23 – Mar 24, 2016 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do 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.

More about the Mar 23, 2016 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, March 24, 2016

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 beginsMar 23 at 11:42 PM98°East77.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 1:48 AM263°West71.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 3:53 AM268°West40.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).

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