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Moon: 2.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 24, 2017 at 11:40:23 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:45 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:54 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 5:38 am 90° East
Moonset Today: 6:08 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 9 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

11:40 pm

Altitude

-40.8°

Heading

327° NW

Position

Night

Day length

13h 9m

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 36s

Winter: +2h 54m

Summer: -54m 29s

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 – 5:20 am
Astro. Twilight5:20 am – 5:50 am
Nautical Twilight5:50 am – 6:20 am
Civil Twilight6:20 am – 6:45 am
Daylight6:45 am – 7:54 pm
Civil Twilight7:54 pm – 8:19 pm
Nautical Twilight8:19 pm – 8:48 pm
Astro. Twilight8:48 pm – 9:19 pm
Night9:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 246:45 am7:54 pm13:09:00+1:361:19 pm (73.3°)93.507
Apr 256:44 am7:54 pm13:10:36+1:361:19 pm (73.7°)93.532
Apr 266:43 am7:55 pm13:12:11+1:351:19 pm (74.0°)93.556
Apr 276:42 am7:56 pm13:13:46+1:341:19 pm (74.3°)93.581
Apr 286:41 am7:56 pm13:15:19+1:331:18 pm (74.6°)93.604
Apr 296:40 am7:57 pm13:16:52+1:321:18 pm (74.9°)93.628
Apr 306:39 am7:58 pm13:18:24+1:321:18 pm (75.2°)93.651
* 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

11:40 pm

Altitude

-56.4°

Heading

344° N

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.6%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 245:38 am6:08 pm-11:50 am(60.7°)227,9834.8%
Apr 256:20 am7:13 pm-12:44 pm(65.7°)225,3401.0%
Apr 267:04 am8:21 pm-1:39 pm(70.4°)223,7250.3%
Apr 277:51 am9:29 pm-2:37 pm(74.4°)223,2862.8%
Apr 288:42 am10:36 pm-3:37 pm(77.3°)224,0238.4%
Apr 299:38 am11:40 pm-4:38 pm(79.0°)225,79416.5%
Apr 3010:36 am--5:38 pm(79.2°)228,35226.6%
* 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, Mon, Apr 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:19 amTue 7:09 pmTue 12:44 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:52 amTue 5:03 pmTue 10:58 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 8:14 amTue 10:03 pmTue 3:08 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterMon 6:19 pmTue 5:59 amTue 12:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 11:47 pmTue 10:04 amTue 4:56 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 6:16 amTue 7:02 pmTue 12:39 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 4:21 amTue 3:51 pmTue 10:06 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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