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Flag for Vanuatu July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 3:09 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Port Vila: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 2:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:09 PM

Ended: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:59 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes


July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Port Vila

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Port Vila, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

2:15 PM Jul 223:09 PM Jul 223:59 PM Jul 22
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 2:15 PM316°Northwest38.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 3:09 PM306°Northwest28.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 3:59 PM299°West-northwest18.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Vila, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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