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Moon: 6.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 17, 2017 at 4:49:55 am


Sunrise Today: 7:24 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 6:48 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 5:17 am 85° East
Moonset Today: 5:54 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 23 minutes (-1m 42s)

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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

4:49 am

Altitude

-34.2°

Heading

81° E

Position

Night

Day length

11h 23m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 42s

Winter: +1h 9m

Summer: -2h 39m

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 – 6:05 am
Astro. Twilight6:05 am – 6:32 am
Nautical Twilight6:32 am – 7:00 am
Civil Twilight7:00 am – 7:24 am
Daylight7:24 am – 6:48 pm
Civil Twilight6:48 pm – 7:12 pm
Nautical Twilight7:12 pm – 7:40 pm
Astro. Twilight7:40 pm – 8:07 pm
Night8:07 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 177:24 am6:48 pm11:23:42−1:421:06 pm (50.7°)92.626
Oct 187:25 am6:47 pm11:22:00−1:411:06 pm (50.4°)92.600
Oct 197:26 am6:46 pm11:20:19−1:411:06 pm (50.0°)92.574
Oct 207:26 am6:45 pm11:18:38−1:411:06 pm (49.7°)92.548
Oct 217:27 am6:44 pm11:16:57−1:401:06 pm (49.3°)92.523
Oct 227:28 am6:43 pm11:15:17−1:401:05 pm (49.0°)92.497
Oct 237:28 am6:42 pm11:13:38−1:391:05 pm (48.6°)92.471
* 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 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

4:49 am

Altitude

-6.6°

Heading

82° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.1%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 175:17 am5:54 pm-11:39 am(62.8°)240,0114.8%
Oct 186:15 am6:30 pm-12:25 pm(58.3°)242,2081.3%
Oct 197:11 am7:05 pm-1:11 pm(53.9°)244,4210.2%
Oct 208:07 am7:41 pm-1:56 pm(49.8°)246,5631.2%
Oct 219:01 am8:19 pm-2:42 pm(46.3°)248,5124.2%
Oct 229:55 am8:59 pm-3:28 pm(43.4°)250,1259.1%
Oct 2310:48 am9:41 pm-4:15 pm(41.4°)251,24815.5%
* 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, Tue, Oct 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:53 amTue 7:06 pmTue 1:30 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 5:50 amTue 5:55 pmTue 11:53 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 5:18 amTue 5:33 pmTue 11:26 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 7:58 amTue 7:11 pmTue 1:34 pmDifficult to see
SaturnTue 11:58 amTue 10:14 pmTue 5:06 pmAverage visiblity
UranusMon 6:53 pmTue 7:41 amTue 1:17 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 4:45 pmWed 4:11 amTue 10:28 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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