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Flag for Vanuatu December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 1:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port Vila: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:33 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 1:31 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 4:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Port Vila. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:45 PM Dec 101:31 AM Dec 113:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 10:33 PM20°North-northeast46.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 11:45 PM356°North49.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 1:06 AM331°North-northwest43.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 1:31 AM324°Northwest40.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 1:57 AM319°Northwest36.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:17 AM305°Northwest22.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 4:30 AM297°West-northwest8.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
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
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
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