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Flag for Vanuatu January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Vila: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 9:51 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:29 AM

Ends: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 3:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes

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January 31, 2018 – February 1, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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This total lunar eclipse is 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
10:48 PM Jan 3112:29 AM Feb 12:11 AM Feb 1
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Thursday, February 1, 2018

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 9:51 PM42°Northeast43.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 10:48 PM26°North-northeast50.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 11:51 PMNorth54.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 1 at 12:29 AM348°North-northwest53.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 1:07 AM334°North-northwest51.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 2:11 AM316°Northwest42.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 1 at 3:08 AM305°Northwest32.6°
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
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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