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Moon: 14.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 30, 2016 at 4:27:23 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:40 AM 68° East
Sunset Today: 8:15 PM 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:34 AM 69° East
Moonset Today: 5:32 PM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 35 minutes (-1m 17s)

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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

4:27 AM

Altitude

-25.3°

Heading

48° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 35m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 17s

Winter: +3h 21m

Summer: -28m 20s

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 – 5:10 AM
Astro. Twilight5:10 AM – 5:43 AM
Nautical Twilight5:43 AM – 6:14 AM
Civil Twilight6:14 AM – 6:40 AM
Daylight6:40 AM – 8:15 PM
Civil Twilight8:15 PM – 8:41 PM
Nautical Twilight8:41 PM – 9:12 PM
Astro. Twilight9:12 PM – 9:45 PM
Night9:45 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 306:40 AM8:15 PM13:35:12−1:171:28 PM (78.5°)94.363
Jul 316:41 AM8:15 PM13:33:53−1:181:28 PM (78.3°)94.352
Aug 16:41 AM8:14 PM13:32:34−1:191:28 PM (78.0°)94.340
Aug 26:42 AM8:13 PM13:31:13−1:201:28 PM (77.7°)94.328
Aug 36:42 AM8:12 PM13:29:51−1:221:28 PM (77.5°)94.316
Aug 46:43 AM8:12 PM13:28:28−1:231:27 PM (77.2°)94.302
Aug 56:44 AM8:11 PM13:27:03−1:241:27 PM (76.9°)94.289
* 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

4:27 AM

Altitude

9.8°

Heading

75° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.5%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 303:34 AM5:32 PM-10:33 AM(78.4°)231,51112.6%
Jul 314:31 AM6:28 PM-11:30 AM(78.4°)233,0005.9%
Aug 15:29 AM7:20 PM-12:26 PM(77.3°)234,9491.7%
Aug 26:28 AM8:07 PM-1:20 PM(75.1°)237,2960.1%
Aug 37:27 AM8:49 PM-2:10 PM(72.1°)239,9251.0%
Aug 48:25 AM9:28 PM-2:59 PM(68.5°)242,6684.3%
Aug 59:21 AM10:04 PM-3:45 PM(64.5°)245,3269.5%
* 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 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:24 AMSat 9:27 PMSat 2:56 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:49 AMSat 9:07 PMSat 2:29 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:23 PMSun 1:36 AMSat 8:30 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 10:06 AMSat 10:29 PMSat 4:18 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 4:06 PMSun 2:32 AMSat 9:19 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 11:57 PMSat 12:41 PMSat 6:19 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 9:58 PMSat 9:24 AMSat 3:41 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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