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Moon: 29.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jun 28, 2017 at 5:38:39 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:23 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:25 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:16 am 79° East


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 2 minutes (-16s)

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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

5:38 pm

Altitude

33.6°

Heading

280° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 2m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: -16s

Winter: +3h 48m

Summer: -1m 7s

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 – 4:47 am
Astro. Twilight4:47 am – 5:23 am
Nautical Twilight5:23 am – 5:56 am
Civil Twilight5:56 am – 6:23 am
Daylight6:23 am – 8:25 pm
Civil Twilight8:25 pm – 8:53 pm
Nautical Twilight8:53 pm – 9:26 pm
Astro. Twilight9:26 pm – 10:01 pm
Night10:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 286:23 am8:25 pm14:02:21−0:161:24 pm (83.5°)94.501
Jun 296:23 am8:26 pm14:02:02−0:191:25 pm (83.4°)94.502
Jun 306:24 am8:26 pm14:01:41−0:211:25 pm (83.4°)94.504
Jul 16:24 am8:26 pm14:01:18−0:231:25 pm (83.3°)94.505
Jul 26:25 am8:25 pm14:00:52−0:251:25 pm (83.2°)94.506
Jul 36:25 am8:25 pm14:00:24−0:281:25 pm (83.1°)94.506
Jul 46:25 am8:25 pm13:59:53−0:301:25 pm (83.0°)94.506
* 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

5:38 pm

Altitude

68.0°

Heading

172° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

29.0%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 2811:16 am--5:50 pm(68.2°)236,48429.0%
Jun 29-12:19 am12:14 pm6:38 pm(63.8°)240,38739.4%
Jun 30-12:56 am1:11 pm7:23 pm(59.4°)243,94349.9%
Jul 1-1:31 am2:05 pm8:07 pm(55.2°)246,95960.1%
Jul 2-2:05 am2:59 pm8:51 pm(51.2°)249,31769.7%
Jul 3-2:39 am3:51 pm9:35 pm(47.7°)250,97078.3%
Jul 4-3:15 am4:44 pm10:20 pm(44.7°)251,92785.8%
* 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, Wed, Jun 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:58 amWed 9:06 pmWed 2:02 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 3:38 amThu 5:01 pmThu 10:19 amGood visibility
MarsWed 7:02 amWed 9:02 pmWed 2:02 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 1:52 pmThu 1:37 amWed 7:45 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 7:14 pmThu 5:32 amThu 12:23 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 2:09 amThu 3:00 pmThu 8:35 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 12:08 amThu 11:39 amThu 5:53 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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