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Moon: 49.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 11:41:24 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:55 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:52 PM 283° West


Moonset Today: 1:24 PM 287° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 57 minutes (-1m 39s)

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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

11:41 PM

Altitude

-42.7°

Heading

325° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 57m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 39s

Winter: +2h 43m

Summer: -1h 5m

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 – 5:31 AM
Astro. Twilight5:31 AM – 6:01 AM
Nautical Twilight6:01 AM – 6:30 AM
Civil Twilight6:30 AM – 6:55 AM
Daylight6:55 AM – 7:52 PM
Civil Twilight7:52 PM – 8:17 PM
Nautical Twilight8:17 PM – 8:46 PM
Astro. Twilight8:46 PM – 9:16 PM
Night9:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 246:55 AM7:52 PM12:57:36−1:391:24 PM (71.0°)93.962
Aug 256:55 AM7:51 PM12:55:56−1:391:23 PM (70.7°)93.943
Aug 266:56 AM7:50 PM12:54:16−1:401:23 PM (70.3°)93.923
Aug 276:56 AM7:49 PM12:52:35−1:401:23 PM (70.0°)93.903
Aug 286:57 AM7:48 PM12:50:54−1:411:22 PM (69.6°)93.882
Aug 296:57 AM7:47 PM12:49:12−1:411:22 PM (69.3°)93.861
Aug 306:58 AM7:45 PM12:47:30−1:421:22 PM (68.9°)93.839
* 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

11:41 PM

Altitude

-12.1°

Heading

65° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

49.7%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-1:24 PM-6:36 AM(73.6°)229,58257.8%
Aug 2512:40 AM2:26 PM-7:31 AM(76.4°)230,91645.9%
Aug 261:31 AM3:26 PM-8:28 AM(78.0°)232,51034.4%
Aug 272:25 AM4:22 PM-9:24 AM(78.5°)234,29823.9%
Aug 283:21 AM5:14 PM-10:19 AM(77.8°)236,24114.9%
Aug 294:19 AM6:02 PM-11:12 AM(76.0°)238,3177.8%
Aug 305:17 AM6:45 PM-12:03 PM(73.3°)240,5023.0%
* 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, Wed, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:54 AMThu 8:47 PMThu 2:51 PMDifficult to see
VenusThu 8:36 AMThu 8:56 PMThu 2:46 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:37 PMThu 12:41 AMWed 7:39 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:47 AMThu 9:01 PMThu 2:54 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 2:28 PMThu 12:54 AMWed 7:41 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:10 PMFri 10:54 AMFri 4:32 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 8:10 PMFri 7:35 AMFri 1:52 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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