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Eclipses in Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

May 27, 2021 at 1:18 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Kiritimati
Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 10:47 pm
Maximum: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:18 am 1.009 Magnitude
Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 3:49 am
Duration: 5 hours, 2 minutes
Location

May 26–27, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Kiritimati. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (LINT) for Kiritimati.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
10:47 pm Wed, May 26
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 135°
57.6°
11:44 pm Wed, May 26
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South-southeast 157°
65.4°
1:11 am Thu, May 27
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southwest 205°
64.5°
1:18 am Thu, May 27
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southwest 208°
63.6°
1:25 am Thu, May 27
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 211°
62.7°
2:52 am Thu, May 27
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 234°
47.8°
3:49 am Thu, May 27
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 241°
35.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility From KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19–20, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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