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Flag for Kiribati February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 3:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:51 AM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 3:29 AM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 6:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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This total lunar eclipse is 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
1:48 AM Feb 13:29 AM Feb 15:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Thursday, February 1, 2018

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 12:51:13 AM347°North-northwest73.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 1:48:27 AM313°Northwest66.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 2:51:47 AM297°West-northwest53.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 3:29:51 AM293°West-northwest45.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 4:07:51 AM290°West-northwest36.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 5:11:11 AM288°West-northwest22.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 6:08:29 AM287°West-northwest9.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility From KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016May 10MercuryTransit
2017Aug 8LunarPenumbral
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 12MercuryTransit
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