Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Tarawa, Kiribati
Eclipse visible in Tarawa – May 5, 2004 Total 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.
Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Wednesday, May 5, 2004
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Tarawa.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Tarawa (GILT - Gilbert Island Time).
Other eclipses visible in Tarawa
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Feb 1, 1999||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 28 / Jul 29, 1999||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 21, 2000||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 10, 2001||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 2001||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 15, 2001||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Dec 30 / Dec 31, 2001||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26 / May 27, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 11, 2002||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 5, 2004||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Oct 14, 2004||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 8, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 10, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 22, 2009||Solar||Total||Total|
|Jan 1, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
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