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Moon: 99.9%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Sep 24, 2018 at 10:17:26 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:10 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 7:24 pm 94° East
Moonset Today: 6:38 am 263° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 4 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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

10:17 pm

Altitude

-39.2°

Heading

296° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 4m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 46s

Winter: +1h 50m

Summer: -1h 59m

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 – 5:51 am
Astro. Twilight5:51 am – 6:19 am
Nautical Twilight6:19 am – 6:47 am
Civil Twilight6:47 am – 7:10 am
Daylight7:10 am – 7:15 pm
Civil Twilight7:15 pm – 7:39 pm
Nautical Twilight7:39 pm – 8:06 pm
Astro. Twilight8:06 pm – 8:34 pm
Night8:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 247:10 am7:15 pm12:04:28−1:461:13 pm (59.6°)93.240
Sep 257:11 am7:14 pm12:02:42−1:461:13 pm (59.2°)93.214
Sep 267:12 am7:12 pm12:00:55−1:461:12 pm (58.8°)93.188
Sep 277:12 am7:11 pm11:59:08−1:461:12 pm (58.4°)93.162
Sep 287:13 am7:10 pm11:57:22−1:461:12 pm (58.0°)93.136
Sep 297:13 am7:09 pm11:55:35−1:461:11 pm (57.7°)93.110
Sep 307:14 am7:08 pm11:53:49−1:461:11 pm (57.3°)93.084
* 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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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

10:17 pm

Altitude

34.5°

Heading

119° SE

Position

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.9%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 24-6:38 am7:24 pm12:42 am(52.7°)246,84499.1%
Sep 25-7:34 am7:58 pm1:26 am(57.3°)244,80899.8%
Sep 26-8:30 am8:32 pm2:11 am(62.0°)242,67498.4%
Sep 27-9:27 am9:09 pm2:57 am(66.7°)240,52194.7%
Sep 28-10:26 am9:49 pm3:45 am(71.2°)238,39788.9%
Sep 29-11:27 am10:32 pm4:35 am(75.2°)236,33181.0%
Sep 30-12:28 pm11:21 pm5:28 am(78.3°)234,34171.4%
* 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, Mon, Sep 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:28 amTue 7:28 pmTue 1:28 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 10:08 amTue 8:34 pmTue 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 4:29 pmTue 2:39 amMon 9:34 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:57 amTue 9:39 pmTue 4:18 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:11 pmTue 12:25 amMon 7:18 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:31 pmWed 9:28 amWed 2:59 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 6:24 pmTue 5:56 amTue 12:10 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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