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Flag for Vanuatu October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port Vila: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 – October 9, 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:14 PM Oct 89:54 PM Oct 811:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:15:35 PM75°East-northeast22.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:14:50 PM68°East-northeast35.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:25:11 PM56°Northeast49.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 9:54:38 PM48°Northeast55.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:24:00 PM37°Northeast59.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:34:21 PMNorth65.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:33:42 AM330°North-northwest61.6°
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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