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Moon: 62.7%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 8:30:29 am


Sunrise Today: 7:17 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:47 pm 247° West


Moonset Today: 11:24 am 267° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 30 minutes (+1m 4s)

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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

8:30 am

Altitude

13.3°

Heading

123° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 30m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 4s

Winter: +16m 20s

Summer: -3h 33m

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 – 5:54 am
Astro. Twilight5:54 am – 6:22 am
Nautical Twilight6:22 am – 6:51 am
Civil Twilight6:51 am – 7:17 am
Daylight7:17 am – 5:47 pm
Civil Twilight5:47 pm – 6:13 pm
Nautical Twilight6:13 pm – 6:42 pm
Astro. Twilight6:42 pm – 7:11 pm
Night7:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 187:17 am5:47 pm10:30:21+1:0412:32 pm (39.9°)91.459
Jan 197:17 am5:48 pm10:31:27+1:0612:32 pm (40.1°)91.467
Jan 207:16 am5:49 pm10:32:35+1:0812:33 pm (40.3°)91.475
Jan 217:16 am5:50 pm10:33:45+1:0912:33 pm (40.5°)91.484
Jan 227:16 am5:51 pm10:34:57+1:1112:33 pm (40.8°)91.494
Jan 237:15 am5:52 pm10:36:10+1:1312:33 pm (41.0°)91.503
Jan 247:15 am5:53 pm10:37:24+1:1412:34 pm (41.2°)91.514
* All times are local time for Houston. 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

8:30 am

Altitude

34.7°

Heading

242° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

62.7%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-11:24 am-5:20 am(57.8°)246,69264.0%
Jan 1912:05 am11:58 am-6:04 am(53.8°)249,10754.2%
Jan 2012:57 am12:33 pm-6:47 am(50.1°)250,73944.4%
Jan 211:49 am1:09 pm-7:31 am(46.9°)251,52534.9%
Jan 222:41 am1:48 pm-8:16 am(44.2°)251,47326.0%
Jan 233:33 am2:30 pm-9:02 am(42.2°)250,65617.9%
Jan 244:24 am3:16 pm-9:50 am(41.0°)249,19711.0%
* All times are local time for Houston. 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, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:39 amWed 3:58 pmWed 10:49 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:46 amWed 9:26 pmWed 3:36 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:08 amWed 9:58 pmWed 4:03 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 12:10 amWed 11:39 amWed 5:55 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 4:51 amWed 3:08 pmWed 10:00 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 11:26 amThu 12:04 amWed 5:45 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:34 amWed 8:58 pmWed 3:16 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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