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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – Sep 18, 2024 Partial 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.

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 Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, September 18, 2024

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 beginsSep 18 at 2:43 PM93°East54.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsSep 18 at 4:32 PM92°East28.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 18 at 4:45 PM92°East25.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 18 at 4:57 PM92°East22.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 18 at 6:29 PM92°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KiritimatiSep 18 at 6:32 PM92°East0.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 6:46 PM92°East3.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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).

Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
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May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 9, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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