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Flag for Kiribati January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Tarawa: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:51 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 1:29 AM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 4:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

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This total lunar eclipse is 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
11:48 PM Jan 311:29 AM Feb 13:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Thursday, February 1, 2018

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:51:13 PM57°East-northeast59.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:48:27 PM36°Northeast69.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 1 at 12:51:47 AM349°North73.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 1:29:51 AM323°Northwest70.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 2:07:51 AM308°Northwest63.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 3:11:11 AM295°West-northwest50.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 4:08:29 AM290°West-northwest37.5°
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
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarAnnular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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