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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

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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 AM347°North-northwest73.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 1:48 AM313°Northwest66.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 2:51 AM297°West-northwest53.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 3:29 AM293°West-northwest45.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 4:07 AM290°West-northwest36.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 5:11 AM288°West-northwest22.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 6:08 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 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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