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Houston, TX, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 95.5%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 15, 2019 at 7:49:22 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 6:51 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 8:17 pm 75° East
Moonset Today: 8:50 am 283° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 28 minutes (-1m 43s)

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Today's Sun Position in Houston

Time:7:49 pm
Altitude:-13.4°
Direction:268° W
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 11h 28m 28s (Oct 15, 2019)

1 minute, 43 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 14, 2019)

1 hour, 13 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

2 hours, 35 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Houston Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:03 am
Astro. Twilight6:03 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 6:58 am
Civil Twilight6:58 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 6:51 pm
Civil Twilight6:51 pm – 7:15 pm
Nautical Twilight7:15 pm – 7:42 pm
Astro. Twilight7:42 pm – 8:10 pm
Night8:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 157:23 am6:51 pm11:27:58−1:431:07 pm (51.7°)92.690
Oct 167:23 am6:49 pm11:26:15−1:421:06 pm (51.3°)92.664
Oct 177:24 am6:48 pm11:24:33−1:421:06 pm (50.9°)92.638
Oct 187:24 am6:47 pm11:22:50−1:421:06 pm (50.6°)92.613
Oct 197:25 am6:46 pm11:21:09−1:411:06 pm (50.2°)92.587
Oct 207:26 am6:45 pm11:19:27−1:411:06 pm (49.8°)92.561
Oct 217:26 am6:44 pm11:17:47−1:401:06 pm (49.5°)92.536
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Houston

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 15-8:50 am8:17 pm2:14 am(69.7°)247,89997.9%
Oct 16-9:47 am8:54 pm2:59 am(74.0°)246,03394.2%
Oct 17-10:44 am9:35 pm3:46 am(77.8°)243,91188.5%
Oct 18-11:42 am10:22 pm4:37 am(80.7°)241,54481.0%
Oct 19-12:41 pm11:14 pm5:30 am(82.5°)238,95071.9%
Oct 20-1:37 pm-6:26 am(83.1°)236,17761.5%
Oct 2112:12 am2:30 pm-7:22 am(82.1°)233,31950.3%
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Tue, Oct 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:20 amTue 7:54 pmTue 2:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:43 amWed 7:41 pmWed 2:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:15 amWed 6:09 pmWed 12:12 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 11:57 amTue 10:09 pmTue 5:03 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:40 pmTue 11:55 pmTue 6:47 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 7:20 pmThu 8:22 amThu 1:51 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 5:08 pmWed 4:42 amTue 10:55 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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