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October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Oct 29, 2023 at 6:04 am
Max View in Tarawa
Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Tarawa
Begins: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 6:01 am
Maximum: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 6:04 am -0.961 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 6:06 am
Duration: 5 minutes
Location

October 29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:01 am Sun, Oct 29
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-northwest 283°
0.7°
6:04 am Sun, Oct 29
Maximum in Tarawa This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Tarawa. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Tarawa because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-northwest 283°
0.2°
6:06 am Sun, Oct 29SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 283°
-0.2°
7:35 am Sun, Oct 29Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 285°
-21.5°
8:14 am Sun, Oct 29Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 287°
-30.4°
8:52 am Sun, Oct 29Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 289°
-39.1°
10:26 am Sun, Oct 29Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 301°
-59.3°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

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.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility From TarawaVisibility Worldwide
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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