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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – Jan 21, 2019 Total 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.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Kiritimati.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Jan 21, 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Monday, January 21, 2019

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 beginsJan 21 at 4:38 PM66°East-northeast26.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:37 PM69°East-northeast13.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 21 at 6:37 PM70°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:43 PM70°East-northeast1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:12 PM70°East-northeast7.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:42 PM69°East-northeast14.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:48 PM68°East-northeast28.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:47 PM64°East-northeast42.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Kiritimati.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).

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