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

Moon: 54.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 2, 2014 at 2:47:07 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:59 AM 80° East
Sunset Today: 7:42 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 2:13 PM 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:15 AM 249° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 43 minutes (-1m 42s)

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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

2:47 PM

Altitude

59.9°

Heading

227° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 43m 14s

-1m 42s 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 – 5:37 AM
Astro. Twilight5:37 AM – 6:06 AM
Nautical Twilight6:06 AM – 6:35 AM
Civil Twilight6:35 AM – 6:59 AM
Daylight6:59 AM – 7:42 PM
Civil Twilight7:42 PM – 8:07 PM
Nautical Twilight8:07 PM – 8:35 PM
Astro. Twilight8:35 PM – 9:04 PM
Night9:04 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 26:59 AM7:42 PM12:43:14−1:421:21 PM (68.0°)93.785
Sep 37:00 AM7:41 PM12:41:30−1:431:21 PM (67.6°)93.762
Sep 47:00 AM7:40 PM12:39:47−1:431:20 PM (67.3°)93.739
Sep 57:01 AM7:39 PM12:38:03−1:431:20 PM (66.9°)93.715
Sep 67:01 AM7:38 PM12:36:19−1:441:20 PM (66.5°)93.692
Sep 77:02 AM7:36 PM12:34:34−1:441:19 PM (66.1°)93.668
Sep 87:02 AM7:35 PM12:32:49−1:441:19 PM (65.8°)93.644
* All times are in local Houston time.

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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

2:47 PM

Altitude

6.1°

Heading

116° SE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

54.0%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 2-12:15 AM2:13 PM7:41 PM(40.8°)233,98756.3%
Sep 3-1:08 AM3:10 PM8:37 PM(40.8°)230,55367.6%
Sep 4-2:06 AM4:05 PM9:35 PM(42.0°)227,41178.2%
Sep 5-3:08 AM4:58 PM10:34 PM(44.5°)224,87387.5%
Sep 6-4:14 AM5:48 PM11:32 PM(48.1°)223,23594.6%
Sep 7-5:21 AM6:35 PM---
Sep 8-6:29 AM7:19 PM12:29 AM(52.5°)222,72198.8%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Houston time.

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