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Flag for Kiribati September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 at 6:31 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 2:41 PM

Maximum: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 6:31 PM

Ends: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 6:47 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes


September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

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 September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:29 PM Sep 186:31 PM Sep 186:47 PM Sep 18
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, September 18, 2024

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 2:41 PM93°East55.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 18 at 4:12 PM92°East33.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 4:44 PM92°East25.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 5:15 PM92°East18.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 18 at 6:29 PM92°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KiritimatiSep 18 at 6:31 PM92°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kiritimati would be around this time.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 18 at 6:47 PM92°East3.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
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
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarPartial
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarTotal
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2024Apr 9SolarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
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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