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Moon: 15.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Mar 24, 2017 at 7:08:24 am


Sunrise Today: 7:20 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 7:35 pm 273° West


Moonrise Today: 5:02 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 4:20 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 15 minutes (+1m 48s)

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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

7:08 am

Altitude

-2.9°

Heading

86° E

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

12h 15m 19s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 48s

Winter: +2h 1m

Summer: -1h 48m

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 – 6:00 am
Astro. Twilight6:00 am – 6:28 am
Nautical Twilight6:28 am – 6:56 am
Civil Twilight6:56 am – 7:20 am
Daylight7:20 am – 7:35 pm
Civil Twilight7:35 pm – 7:59 pm
Nautical Twilight7:59 pm – 8:27 pm
Astro. Twilight8:27 pm – 8:55 pm
Night8:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 247:20 am7:35 pm12:15:19+1:481:27 pm (62.0°)92.694
Mar 257:18 am7:36 pm12:17:07+1:481:27 pm (62.4°)92.721
Mar 267:17 am7:36 pm12:18:55+1:471:26 pm (62.7°)92.747
Mar 277:16 am7:37 pm12:20:43+1:471:26 pm (63.1°)92.774
Mar 287:15 am7:37 pm12:22:31+1:471:26 pm (63.5°)92.800
Mar 297:14 am7:38 pm12:24:18+1:471:26 pm (63.9°)92.827
Mar 307:12 am7:39 pm12:26:06+1:471:25 pm (64.3°)92.853
* 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

7:08 am

Altitude

23.3°

Heading

124° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.4%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 245:02 am4:20 pm-10:39 am(45.9°)239,03614.3%
Mar 255:44 am5:20 pm-11:30 am(49.4°)235,4717.5%
Mar 266:26 am6:21 pm-12:21 pm(53.6°)232,1572.6%
Mar 277:06 am7:24 pm-1:12 pm(58.4°)229,3830.2%
Mar 287:47 am8:29 pm-2:05 pm(63.3°)227,3820.7%
Mar 298:30 am9:34 pm-2:59 pm(68.0°)226,2914.2%
Mar 309:14 am10:40 pm-3:55 pm(72.3°)226,13910.6%
* 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, Fri, Mar 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:01 amFri 8:50 pmFri 2:25 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:54 amFri 7:41 pmFri 1:18 pmNot visible
MarsFri 9:05 amFri 10:22 pmFri 3:43 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 8:43 pmFri 8:17 amFri 2:30 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 1:54 amFri 12:11 pmFri 7:02 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:17 amFri 9:00 pmFri 2:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 6:24 amFri 5:53 pmFri 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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