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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:20 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port Vila: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:20 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 7:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 1 minute


August 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Port Vila. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:22 AM Aug 85:20 AM Aug 86:12 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 2:50:01 AM266°West45.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 4:22:56 AM261°West24.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 5:20:29 AM257°West-southwest11.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetAug 8 at 6:12:01 AM254°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:18:09 AM254°West-southwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 7:50:56 AM245°West-southwest22.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port Vila (VUT – Vanuatu Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Port Vila.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port Vila

Eclipse Visibility From Port VilaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
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