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Moon: 24.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 17, 2017 at 4:58:59 am


Sunrise Today: 6:50 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 2:31 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 4:34 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 9 minutes (-1m 34s)

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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

4:58 am

Altitude

-23.0°

Heading

58° NE

Position

Night

Day length

13h 9m 19s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 34s

Winter: +2h 55m

Summer: -54m 10s

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 – 5:25 am
Astro. Twilight5:25 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:50 am
Daylight6:50 am – 7:59 pm
Civil Twilight7:59 pm – 8:24 pm
Nautical Twilight8:24 pm – 8:54 pm
Astro. Twilight8:54 pm – 9:24 pm
Night9:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 176:50 am7:59 pm13:09:19−1:341:25 pm (73.4°)94.101
Aug 186:51 am7:58 pm13:07:44−1:351:25 pm (73.1°)94.084
Aug 196:51 am7:57 pm13:06:08−1:361:24 pm (72.8°)94.066
Aug 206:52 am7:56 pm13:04:31−1:361:24 pm (72.4°)94.047
Aug 216:52 am7:55 pm13:02:53−1:371:24 pm (72.1°)94.028
Aug 226:53 am7:54 pm13:01:15−1:381:24 pm (71.8°)94.009
Aug 236:53 am7:53 pm12:59:37−1:381:23 pm (71.4°)93.989
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Houston on Aug 21

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

4:58 am

Altitude

29.1°

Heading

84° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

24.0%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 172:31 am4:34 pm-9:32 am(79.1°)227,78522.1%
Aug 183:29 am5:34 pm-10:32 am(79.4°)227,50012.8%
Aug 194:31 am6:29 pm-11:31 am(78.2°)227,9505.8%
Aug 205:35 am7:19 pm-12:29 pm(75.7°)229,1961.4%
Aug 216:39 am8:04 pm-1:24 pm(72.2°)231,2130.0%
Aug 227:42 am8:45 pm-2:17 pm(68.1°)233,8791.4%
Aug 238:43 am9:24 pm-3:06 pm(63.6°)236,9935.3%
* 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, Thu, Aug 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:08 amThu 8:26 pmThu 2:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:07 amThu 5:56 pmThu 11:02 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:18 amThu 7:41 pmThu 12:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 11:02 amThu 10:36 pmThu 4:49 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:48 pmFri 2:05 amThu 8:57 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 10:58 pmThu 11:49 amThu 5:24 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 8:53 pmThu 8:22 amThu 2:38 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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