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Flag for Vanuatu October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Monday, October 17, 2005 at 11:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port Vila: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 8:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 11:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 1:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Port Vila. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:35 PM Oct 1711:03 PM Oct 1711:31 PM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 8:53:26 PM57°East-northeast42.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 10:35:18 PM27°North-northeast58.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 11:03:20 PM14°North-northeast60.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 11:31:15 PMNorth61.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 1:13:15 AM318°Northwest51.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Vila (VUT – Vanuatu Time).

Eclipses visible in Port Vila

Eclipse Visibility from Port VilaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarPenumbral
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
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