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Flag for Vanuatu April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Vila: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 8:01 PM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 at 1:59 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 58 minutes

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April 4, 2015 – April 5, 2015 — 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
9:15 PM Apr 411:00 PM Apr 412:44 AM Apr 5
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Saturday, April 4, 2015

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 8:01 PM84°East33.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 9:15 PM76°East-northeast50.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 10:57 PM47°Northeast71.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 11:00 PM46°Northeast72.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 11:02 PM45°Northeast72.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 5 at 12:44 AM313°Northwest72.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 5 at 1:59 AM288°West-northwest57.1°
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
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
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