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Moon: 83.9%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 23, 2016 at 12:12:01 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:36 AM 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:20 PM 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:03 PM 93° East
Moonset Today: 10:17 AM 264° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 43 minutes (-1m 7s)

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Today's Sun Position in Houston

The Sun's altitude in Houston today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

12:12 PM

Altitude

70.2°

Heading

116° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 43m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 7s

Winter: +3h 29m

Summer: -19m 50s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Houston Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Houston today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 5:04 AM
Astro. Twilight5:04 AM – 5:38 AM
Nautical Twilight5:38 AM – 6:10 AM
Civil Twilight6:10 AM – 6:36 AM
Daylight6:36 AM – 8:20 PM
Civil Twilight8:20 PM – 8:46 PM
Nautical Twilight8:46 PM – 9:18 PM
Astro. Twilight9:18 PM – 9:51 PM
Night9:51 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 236:36 AM8:20 PM13:43:42−1:071:28 PM (80.1°)94.428
Jul 246:37 AM8:19 PM13:42:34−1:081:28 PM (79.9°)94.420
Jul 256:37 AM8:19 PM13:41:23−1:101:28 PM (79.7°)94.411
Jul 266:38 AM8:18 PM13:40:12−1:111:28 PM (79.5°)94.403
Jul 276:38 AM8:17 PM13:38:59−1:121:28 PM (79.2°)94.393
Jul 286:39 AM8:17 PM13:37:44−1:141:28 PM (79.0°)94.384
Jul 296:39 AM8:16 PM13:36:29−1:151:28 PM (78.8°)94.374
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1911:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 205:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 214:44 AM
* All times are local Houston time.

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Today's Moon in Houston

The Moon's path in Houston today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2016 Moon Phases

12:12 PM

Altitude

-24.7°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.9%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 23-10:17 AM11:03 PM4:17 AM(53.4°)232,42686.5%
Jul 24-11:19 AM11:43 PM5:08 AM(57.9°)231,20477.6%
Jul 25-12:21 PM-5:59 AM(62.6°)230,35467.0%
Jul 2612:24 AM1:24 PM-6:51 AM(67.2°)229,85555.5%
Jul 271:07 AM2:27 PM-7:45 AM(71.3°)229,69843.5%
Jul 281:53 AM3:30 PM-8:39 AM(74.7°)229,89632.0%
Jul 292:42 AM4:33 PM-9:36 AM(77.1°)230,48621.4%
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Houston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 23, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:56 AMSat 9:22 PMSat 2:39 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:36 AMSat 9:08 PMSat 2:22 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:39 PMSun 1:56 AMSat 8:48 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 10:28 AMSat 10:53 PMSat 4:41 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 4:34 PMSun 3:01 AMSat 9:47 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:24 AMSat 1:09 PMSat 6:47 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 10:22 PMSun 9:48 AMSun 4:05 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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