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Moon: 0.0%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Feb 26, 2017 at 8:47:11 am


Sunrise Today: 6:50 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 6:18 pm 261° West


Moonrise Today: 6:52 am 101° East
Moonset Today: 6:37 pm 262° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 28 minutes (+1m 44s)

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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

8:47 am

Altitude

23.4°

Heading

116° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 28m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 44s

Winter: +1h 14m

Summer: -2h 34m

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 – 5:30 am
Astro. Twilight5:30 am – 5:58 am
Nautical Twilight5:58 am – 6:26 am
Civil Twilight6:26 am – 6:50 am
Daylight6:50 am – 6:18 pm
Civil Twilight6:18 pm – 6:42 pm
Nautical Twilight6:42 pm – 7:10 pm
Astro. Twilight7:10 pm – 7:38 pm
Night7:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 266:50 am6:18 pm11:28:47+1:4412:34 pm (51.8°)92.056
Feb 276:49 am6:19 pm11:30:32+1:4512:34 pm (52.2°)92.078
Feb 286:47 am6:20 pm11:32:17+1:4512:33 pm (52.6°)92.100
Mar 16:46 am6:20 pm11:34:03+1:4512:33 pm (53.0°)92.122
Mar 26:45 am6:21 pm11:35:49+1:4512:33 pm (53.3°)92.144
Mar 36:44 am6:22 pm11:37:35+1:4612:33 pm (53.7°)92.167
Mar 46:43 am6:22 pm11:39:21+1:4612:33 pm (54.1°)92.189
* 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

8:47 am

Altitude

22.2°

Heading

116° SE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.0%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 266:52 am6:37 pm-12:42 pm(51.4°)234,6270.0%
Feb 277:33 am7:38 pm-1:33 pm(55.8°)232,4391.8%
Feb 288:13 am8:41 pm-2:24 pm(60.5°)230,8206.2%
Mar 18:53 am9:44 pm-3:16 pm(65.3°)229,80313.2%
Mar 29:35 am10:47 pm-4:09 pm(69.7°)229,35922.3%
Mar 310:19 am11:51 pm-5:03 pm(73.6°)229,41133.0%
Mar 411:07 am--5:59 pm(76.5°)229,87044.6%
* 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, Sun, Feb 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:38 amSun 5:44 pmSun 12:11 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 8:04 amSun 8:56 pmSun 2:30 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSun 8:53 amSun 9:37 pmSun 3:14 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 9:36 pmSun 9:06 amSun 3:21 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 2:31 amSun 12:48 pmSun 7:40 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 8:55 amSun 9:36 pmSun 3:16 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 7:04 amSun 6:30 pmSun 12:47 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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