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Flag for Kiribati January 12, 2028 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Wednesday, January 12, 2028 at 6:39 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Kiritimati: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 12, 2028 at 4:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 12, 2028 at 6:39 PM

Ends: Wed, Jan 12, 2028 at 8:18 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 11 minutes

Location

January 12, 2028 — 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 January 12, 2028 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:36 PM Jan 126:39 PM Jan 128:18 PM Jan 12
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, January 12, 2028

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 12 at 4:07 PM61°East-northeast32.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 12 at 5:45 PM66°East-northeast12.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 12 at 6:12 PM67°East-northeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 12 at 6:36 PM67°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KiritimatiJan 12 at 6:39 PM67°East-northeast0.5°
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 12 at 6:40 PM67°East-northeast0.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 12 at 8:18 PM66°East-northeast22.0°
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
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30 / Dec 1LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarPartial
Total
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 9SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
2024Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2025Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarTotal
Total
2025Sep 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 12LunarPenumbral
Partial
2028Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarPartial
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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