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Moon: 14.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 22, 2017 at 4:03:28 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:54 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:15 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 3:54 am 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:46 pm 249° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 21 minutes (+1m 42s)

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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

4:03 pm

Altitude

26.1°

Heading

240° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 21m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 42s

Winter: +1h 7m

Summer: -2h 41m

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 – 5:34 am
Astro. Twilight5:34 am – 6:02 am
Nautical Twilight6:02 am – 6:30 am
Civil Twilight6:30 am – 6:54 am
Daylight6:54 am – 6:15 pm
Civil Twilight6:15 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:07 pm
Astro. Twilight7:07 pm – 7:35 pm
Night7:35 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 226:54 am6:15 pm11:21:51+1:4212:34 pm (50.3°)91.969
Feb 236:53 am6:16 pm11:23:34+1:4312:34 pm (50.7°)91.991
Feb 246:52 am6:17 pm11:25:18+1:4312:34 pm (51.1°)92.012
Feb 256:51 am6:18 pm11:27:02+1:4412:34 pm (51.5°)92.034
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
* 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

4:03 pm

Altitude

-16.2°

Heading

257° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.5%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 223:54 am2:46 pm-9:19 am(41.0°)245,99716.5%
Feb 234:41 am3:40 pm-10:10 am(42.2°)243,1969.6%
Feb 245:27 am4:37 pm-11:00 am(44.4°)240,2074.2%
Feb 256:10 am5:36 pm-11:51 am(47.5°)237,2760.9%
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%
* 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, Wed, Feb 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:33 amWed 5:27 pmWed 11:59 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:19 amWed 9:07 pmWed 2:43 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 9:00 amWed 9:39 pmWed 3:19 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:49 pmThu 9:18 amThu 3:33 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:42 amThu 12:59 pmThu 7:51 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 9:11 amWed 9:51 pmWed 3:31 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:19 amWed 6:45 pmWed 1:02 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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