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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – January 1, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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 December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Monday, January 1, 2029

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 1 at 4:05 AM297°West-northwest31.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 5:08 AM294°West-northwest18.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 1 at 6:17 AM293°West-northwest2.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KiritimatiJan 1 at 6:30 AM293°West-northwest0.4° 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 1 at 6:32 AM293°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 1 at 6:52 AM294°West-northwest4.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 1 at 7:26 AM294°West-northwest12.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 1 at 8:35 AM297°West-northwest27.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 1 at 9:38 AM302°West-northwest40.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

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

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