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Flag for U.S.A. Houston, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 17.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 19, 2014 at 2:57:08 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:08 AM 88° East
Sunset Today: 7:22 PM 272° West


Moonrise Today: 3:09 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 4:38 PM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 13 minutes (-1m 46s)

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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

2:57 PM

Altitude

52.4°

Heading

225° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 13m 25s

-1m 46s shorter

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 – 5:48 AM
Astro. Twilight5:48 AM – 6:17 AM
Nautical Twilight6:17 AM – 6:44 AM
Civil Twilight6:44 AM – 7:08 AM
Daylight7:08 AM – 7:22 PM
Civil Twilight7:22 PM – 7:45 PM
Nautical Twilight7:45 PM – 8:13 PM
Astro. Twilight8:13 PM – 8:41 PM
Night8:41 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 197:08 AM7:22 PM12:13:25−1:461:15 PM (61.5°)93.377
Sep 207:09 AM7:20 PM12:11:38−1:461:15 PM (61.2°)93.352
Sep 217:09 AM7:19 PM12:09:52−1:461:14 PM (60.8°)93.327
Sep 227:10 AM7:18 PM12:08:05−1:461:14 PM (60.4°)93.301
Sep 237:10 AM7:17 PM12:06:18−1:461:14 PM (60.0°)93.275
Sep 247:11 AM7:15 PM12:04:32−1:461:13 PM (59.6°)93.249
Sep 257:11 AM7:14 PM12:02:45−1:461:13 PM (59.2°)93.223
* All times are in local Houston time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 9:29 PM in Houston.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 215:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 229:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 215:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

2:57 PM

Altitude

20.0°

Heading

274° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

17.1%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 193:09 AM4:38 PM-9:55 AM(73.3°)251,91318.6%
Sep 204:01 AM5:15 PM-10:40 AM(70.4°)252,20911.6%
Sep 214:52 AM5:49 PM-11:23 AM(67.0°)251,8846.1%
Sep 225:44 AM6:23 PM-12:06 PM(63.3°)251,0402.3%
Sep 236:36 AM6:57 PM-12:49 PM(59.4°)249,7860.3%
Sep 247:29 AM7:32 PM-1:33 PM(55.4°)248,2120.3%
Sep 258:23 AM8:08 PM-2:17 PM(51.6°)246,3842.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Houston time.

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