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Moon: 1.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 20, 2017 at 2:32:20 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:52 am 75° East
Sunset Today: 7:56 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 5:35 am 71° East
Moonset Today: 7:19 pm 287° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 4 minutes (-1m 36s)

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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

2:32 pm

Altitude

66.4°

Heading

225° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 4m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 36s

Winter: +2h 50m

Summer: -58m 58s

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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:58 am
Nautical Twilight5:58 am – 6:27 am
Civil Twilight6:27 am – 6:52 am
Daylight6:52 am – 7:56 pm
Civil Twilight7:56 pm – 8:21 pm
Nautical Twilight8:21 pm – 8:50 pm
Astro. Twilight8:50 pm – 9:21 pm
Night9:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Aug 246:54 am7:52 pm12:57:58−1:391:23 pm (71.1°)93.969
Aug 256:55 am7:51 pm12:56:18−1:391:23 pm (70.7°)93.949
Aug 266:55 am7:50 pm12:54:38−1:401:23 pm (70.4°)93.928
* 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

2:32 pm

Altitude

58.9°

Heading

249° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.2%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Aug 249:42 am10:00 pm-3:54 pm(59.0°)240,30011.3%
Aug 2510:38 am10:36 pm-4:40 pm(54.6°)243,52818.9%
Aug 2611:34 am11:12 pm-5:25 pm(50.6°)246,41727.6%
* 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, Sun, Aug 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:49 amSun 8:09 pmSun 1:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 4:11 amSun 5:59 pmSun 11:05 amGood visibility
MarsSun 6:15 amSun 7:35 pmSun 12:55 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:53 amSun 10:25 pmSun 4:39 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:36 pmMon 1:53 amSun 8:45 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 10:42 pmMon 11:33 amMon 5:08 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:37 pmMon 8:06 amMon 2:21 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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