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Flag for Kiribati January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:12 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 4:36 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:12 PM

Ends: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 9:48 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 12 minutes

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January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:37 PM Jan 217:12 PM Jan 218:50 PM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Monday, January 21, 2019

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:36 PM66°East-northeast27.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:33 PM68°East-northeast14.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 21 at 6:37 PM70°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:41 PM70°East-northeast0.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:12 PM70°East-northeast7.4°
Moon 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 7:43 PM69°East-northeast14.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:50 PM68°East-northeast29.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:48 PM64°East-northeast42.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

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

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

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 5LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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