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Flag for Kiribati December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Tarawa: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 11:33 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 2:31 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 5:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

Location

December 10, 2011 – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Tarawa. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:45 AM Dec 112:31 AM Dec 114:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 11:33 PM24°North-northeast66.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 12:45 AM342°North-northwest67.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 2:06 AM311°Northwest55.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 2:31 AM306°Northwest51.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 2:57 AM302°West-northwest45.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 4:17 AM295°West-northwest28.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 5:30 AM293°West-northwest12.6°
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
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarAnnular
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
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