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Moon: 14.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 18, 2017 at 5:44:10 am


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 75° East
Sunset Today: 7:58 pm 285° West


Moonrise Today: 3:29 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 5:34 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 7 minutes (-1m 35s)

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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

5:44 am

Altitude

-14.5°

Heading

66° E

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 7m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 35s

Winter: +2h 53m

Summer: -55m 45s

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 – 5:26 am
Astro. Twilight5:26 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:26 am
Civil Twilight6:26 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 7:58 pm
Civil Twilight7:58 pm – 8:23 pm
Nautical Twilight8:23 pm – 8:53 pm
Astro. Twilight8:53 pm – 9:23 pm
Night9:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 186:51 am7:58 pm13:07:44−1:351:25 pm (73.1°)94.084
Aug 196:51 am7:57 pm13:06:08−1:361:24 pm (72.8°)94.066
Aug 206:52 am7:56 pm13:04:31−1:361:24 pm (72.4°)94.047
Aug 216:52 am7:55 pm13:02:53−1:371:24 pm (72.1°)94.028
Aug 226:53 am7:54 pm13:01:15−1:381:24 pm (71.8°)94.009
Aug 236:53 am7:53 pm12:59:37−1:381:23 pm (71.4°)93.989
Aug 246:54 am7:52 pm12:57:58−1:391:23 pm (71.1°)93.969
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Houston on Aug 21

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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

5:44 am

Altitude

26.3°

Heading

82° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.5%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 183:29 am5:34 pm-10:32 am(79.4°)227,50012.8%
Aug 194:31 am6:29 pm-11:31 am(78.2°)227,9505.8%
Aug 205:35 am7:19 pm-12:29 pm(75.7°)229,1961.4%
Aug 216:39 am8:04 pm-1:24 pm(72.2°)231,2130.0%
Aug 227:42 am8:45 pm-2:17 pm(68.1°)233,8791.4%
Aug 238:43 am9:24 pm-3:06 pm(63.6°)236,9935.3%
Aug 249:42 am10:00 pm-3:54 pm(59.0°)240,30011.3%
* 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, Fri, Aug 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:02 amFri 8:20 pmFri 2:11 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 4:08 amFri 5:57 pmFri 11:03 amGood visibility
MarsFri 6:17 amFri 7:39 pmFri 12:58 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 10:59 amFri 10:32 pmFri 4:46 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 3:44 pmSat 2:01 amFri 8:53 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:54 pmFri 11:45 amFri 5:20 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 8:49 pmFri 8:18 amFri 2:34 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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