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Eclipses in Port Vila, Vanuatu

Jul 17, 2019 at 6:14 am
Near max in Port Vila

Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, in Port Vila

Begins: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 5:43 am

Maximum: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:15 am -0.61 Magnitude

Ends: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:17 am

Duration: 34 minutes

Location

July 17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port Vila

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Port Vila. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (VUT) for Port Vila.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:43 am Wed, Jul 17
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
6.6°
6:15 am Wed, Jul 17
Maximum in Port Vila This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Port Vila. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Port Vila because the Moon is below the horizon at that 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.
Map direction West-southwest 247°
0.2°
6:17 am Wed, Jul 17SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 246°
-0.2°
7:01 am Wed, Jul 17Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 243°
-10.0°
8:30 am Wed, Jul 17Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction Southwest 233°
-27.4°
9:59 am Wed, Jul 17Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Southwest 216°
-41.9°
11:17 am Wed, Jul 17Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction South-southwest 194°
-49.8°

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port Vila

Eclipse Visibility From Port VilaVisibility Worldwide
Jul 17, 2019 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 12, 2019 Partial Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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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