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Moon: 26.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 22, 2017 at 6:31:36 am


Sunrise Today: 7:16 am 112° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:51 pm 248° West


Moonrise Today: 2:41 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 1:48 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 34 minutes (+1m 11s)

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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

6:31 am

Altitude

-9.9°

Heading

107° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

10h 34m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 11s

Winter: +20m 55s

Summer: -3h 28m

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 – 5:53 am
Astro. Twilight5:53 am – 6:21 am
Nautical Twilight6:21 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:16 am
Daylight7:16 am – 5:51 pm
Civil Twilight5:51 pm – 6:16 pm
Nautical Twilight6:16 pm – 6:45 pm
Astro. Twilight6:45 pm – 7:14 pm
Night7:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Jan 257:15 am5:53 pm10:38:41+1:1612:34 pm (41.5°)91.524
Jan 267:14 am5:54 pm10:39:58+1:1712:34 pm (41.7°)91.535
Jan 277:14 am5:55 pm10:41:18+1:1912:34 pm (42.0°)91.546
Jan 287:13 am5:56 pm10:42:38+1:2012:34 pm (42.3°)91.557
* 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

6:31 am

Altitude

38.1°

Heading

148° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

26.6%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Jan 255:14 am4:05 pm-10:39 am(40.7°)247,2585.5%
Jan 266:03 am4:58 pm-11:30 am(41.4°)245,0161.8%
Jan 276:50 am5:53 pm-12:20 pm(43.0°)242,6470.1%
Jan 287:34 am6:50 pm-1:11 pm(45.6°)240,3030.7%
* 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, Jan 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:42 amSun 4:00 pmSun 10:51 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:39 amSun 9:28 pmSun 3:33 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 10:00 amSun 9:56 pmSun 3:58 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 11:56 pmSun 11:24 amSun 5:40 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 4:37 amSun 2:54 pmSun 9:46 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 11:10 amSun 11:48 pmSun 5:29 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 9:18 amSun 8:43 pmSun 3:01 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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