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Flag for Vanuatu April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port Vila: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:37 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:33 PM Apr 156:45 PM Apr 158:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:53:39 PM109°East-southeast22.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:58:21 PM103°East-southeast8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 5:33:00 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:06:48 PM98°East7.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 6:45:40 PM95°East16.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:24:35 PM93°East25.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:33:04 PM88°East41.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:37:36 PM82°East56.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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 and Transits 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
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
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
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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