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Moon: 0.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 10:06:22 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:23 am 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:13 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:38 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 7:05 pm 286° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 49 minutes (+1m)

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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

10:06 pm

Altitude

-21.4°

Heading

312° NW

Position

Night

Day length

13h 49m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m

Winter: +3h 35m

Summer: -14m 11s

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 – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:25 am
Nautical Twilight5:25 am – 5:57 am
Civil Twilight5:57 am – 6:23 am
Daylight6:23 am – 8:13 pm
Civil Twilight8:13 pm – 8:39 pm
Nautical Twilight8:39 pm – 9:11 pm
Astro. Twilight9:11 pm – 9:45 pm
Night9:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:23 am8:13 pm13:49:18+1:001:18 pm (81.1°)94.147
May 256:23 am8:13 pm13:50:17+0:581:18 pm (81.3°)94.164
May 266:23 am8:14 pm13:51:13+0:561:18 pm (81.5°)94.180
May 276:22 am8:14 pm13:52:08+0:541:18 pm (81.7°)94.196
May 286:22 am8:15 pm13:53:01+0:521:18 pm (81.8°)94.211
May 296:22 am8:15 pm13:53:52+0:501:18 pm (82.0°)94.226
May 306:21 am8:16 pm13:54:41+0:491:19 pm (82.1°)94.241
* 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

10:06 pm

Altitude

-33.2°

Heading

314° NW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.9%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 245:38 am7:05 pm-12:19 pm(72.4°)223,0312.1%
May 256:27 am8:14 pm-1:18 pm(76.0°)222,0110.2%
May 267:21 am9:22 pm-2:20 pm(78.4°)222,2991.7%
May 278:20 am10:25 pm-3:22 pm(79.4°)223,8506.4%
May 289:22 am11:24 pm-4:24 pm(78.9°)226,46013.8%
May 2910:25 am--5:22 pm(77.0°)229,81823.1%
May 30-12:15 am11:28 am6:17 pm(74.1°)233,57533.6%
* 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, Wed, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:13 amThu 6:15 pmThu 11:44 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 4:05 amThu 4:37 pmThu 10:20 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 7:36 amThu 9:40 pmThu 2:38 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 4:09 pmThu 3:54 amWed 10:02 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 9:39 pmFri 7:56 amFri 2:47 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 4:23 amThu 5:11 pmThu 10:47 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:25 amThu 1:56 pmThu 8:11 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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