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Flag for Vanuatu July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila, Vanuatu

Max view in Port Vila
Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 6:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Vila: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:14 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 6:12 AM

Ends: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 10:28 AM


Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes

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July 28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Port Vila, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:24 AM Jul 286:12 AM Jul 286:14 AM Jul 28
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Local times for eclipse in Port Vila on Saturday, July 28, 2018

EventTime in Port VilaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 4:14 AM257°West-southwest26.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 5:24 AM253°West-southwest10.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Port VilaJul 28 at 6:12 AM250°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Port Vila would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 28 at 6:14 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 28 at 6:30 AM249°West-southwest2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 28 at 7:21 AM244°West-southwest14.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 28 at 8:13 AM239°West-southwest25.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 28 at 9:19 AM229°Southwest37.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 28 at 10:28 AM212°South-southwest47.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
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 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
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
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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