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Flag for Vanuatu June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port Vila: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 – June 5, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:59 PM Jun 410:03 PM Jun 411:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 7:48:11 PM104°East-southeast34.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 8:59:55 PM103°East-southeast51.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 10:03:13 PM104°East-southeast65.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 11:06:29 PM114°East-southeast79.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 12:18:16 AM237°West-southwest82.3°
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
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 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
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