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Flag for Kiribati October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 12:04 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Tarawa: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 9:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 12:04 AM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 2:13 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes

Location

October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Tarawa. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:35 PM Oct 1712:04 AM Oct 1812:31 AM Oct 18
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 9:53 PM75°East-northeast55.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 11:35 PM44°Northeast77.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 18 at 12:03 AM11°North-northeast80.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 18 at 12:31 AM331°North-northwest79.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 2:13 AM289°West-northwest58.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
Annular
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
Total
2004Oct 14SolarPartial
Partial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarTotal
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
Partial
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