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Moon: 49.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jun 27, 2016 at 3:19:37 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:23 AM 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:26 PM 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:02 AM 92° East
Moonset Today: 1:25 PM 271° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 2 minutes (-14s)

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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

3:19 PM

Altitude

63.6°

Heading

263° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 2m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: -14s

Winter: +3h 48m

Summer: -55s

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 – 4:47 AM
Astro. Twilight4:47 AM – 5:23 AM
Nautical Twilight5:23 AM – 5:56 AM
Civil Twilight5:56 AM – 6:23 AM
Daylight6:23 AM – 8:26 PM
Civil Twilight8:26 PM – 8:53 PM
Nautical Twilight8:53 PM – 9:26 PM
Astro. Twilight9:26 PM – 10:02 PM
Night10:02 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 276:23 AM8:26 PM14:02:37−0:141:25 PM (83.5°)94.499
Jun 286:24 AM8:26 PM14:02:20−0:171:25 PM (83.5°)94.503
Jun 296:24 AM8:26 PM14:02:00−0:191:25 PM (83.4°)94.506
Jun 306:24 AM8:26 PM14:01:38−0:221:25 PM (83.3°)94.508
Jul 16:25 AM8:26 PM14:01:15−0:231:25 PM (83.3°)94.510
Jul 26:25 AM8:26 PM14:00:48−0:261:26 PM (83.2°)94.512
Jul 36:26 AM8:26 PM14:00:20−0:281:26 PM (83.1°)94.513
* 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

3:19 PM

Altitude

-24.3°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

49.2%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 271:02 AM1:25 PM-7:11 AM(59.5°)231,16353.0%
Jun 281:42 AM2:27 PM-8:02 AM(64.2°)229,55141.2%
Jun 292:24 AM3:31 PM-8:55 AM(68.7°)228,30029.8%
Jun 303:08 AM4:36 PM-9:50 AM(72.6°)227,55419.3%
Jul 13:56 AM5:41 PM-10:47 AM(75.8°)227,46110.7%
Jul 24:48 AM6:44 PM-11:45 AM(77.9°)228,1304.4%
Jul 35:44 AM7:44 PM-12:44 PM(78.6°)229,6030.9%
* 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, Mon, Jun 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:35 AMMon 7:38 PMMon 12:36 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 6:48 AMMon 8:51 PMMon 1:50 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 5:04 PMTue 3:26 AMMon 10:15 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 11:52 AMTue 12:25 AMMon 6:08 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:22 PMTue 4:48 AMMon 11:35 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 2:02 AMTue 2:45 PMTue 8:23 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 12:05 AMTue 11:32 AMTue 5:48 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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