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Flag for Vanuatu June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:11 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Vila: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 4:24 AM

Maximum: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 6:11 AM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

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June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Port Vila, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:22 AM Jun 166:11 AM Jun 166:14 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Thursday, June 16, 2011

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 4:24 AM252°West-southwest23.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 5:22 AM249°West-southwest10.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port VilaJun 16 at 6:11 AM246°West-southwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port Vila would be around this 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 16 at 6:14 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 6:22 AM245°West-southwest1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 7:12 AM241°West-southwest12.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 8:02 AM235°Southwest22.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 9:02 AM227°Southwest32.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 10:00 AM215°Southwest41.4° 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 visible in Port Vila

Eclipse Visibility from Port VilaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
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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