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Moon: 19.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 30, 2017 at 12:40:50 am


Sunrise Today: 6:39 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 7:58 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 10:36 am 68° East


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 18 minutes (+1m 32s)

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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

12:40 am

Altitude

-44.5°

Heading

347° N

Position

Night

Day length

13h 18m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 32s

Winter: +3h 4m

Summer: -45m 4s

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 – 5:13 am
Astro. Twilight5:13 am – 5:44 am
Nautical Twilight5:44 am – 6:14 am
Civil Twilight6:14 am – 6:39 am
Daylight6:39 am – 7:58 pm
Civil Twilight7:58 pm – 8:23 pm
Nautical Twilight8:23 pm – 8:53 pm
Astro. Twilight8:53 pm – 9:24 pm
Night9:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 306:39 am7:58 pm13:18:24+1:311:18 pm (75.2°)93.651
May 16:38 am7:58 pm13:19:55+1:311:18 pm (75.5°)93.674
May 26:37 am7:59 pm13:21:26+1:301:18 pm (75.8°)93.697
May 36:37 am7:59 pm13:22:55+1:291:18 pm (76.1°)93.720
May 46:36 am8:00 pm13:24:23+1:281:18 pm (76.4°)93.742
May 56:35 am8:01 pm13:25:50+1:271:18 pm (76.7°)93.764
May 66:34 am8:01 pm13:27:16+1:261:18 pm (77.0°)93.786
* 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

12:40 am

Altitude

-12.1°

Heading

300° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

19.6%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 3010:36 am--5:38 pm(79.2°)228,35226.6%
May 1-12:39 am11:37 am6:36 pm(78.0°)231,40337.7%
May 2-1:32 am12:38 pm7:31 pm(75.7°)234,66249.1%
May 3-2:20 am1:38 pm8:23 pm(72.6°)237,89660.2%
May 4-3:03 am2:36 pm9:11 pm(68.8°)240,93470.5%
May 5-3:41 am3:33 pm9:58 pm(64.7°)243,67279.6%
May 6-4:18 am4:28 pm10:43 pm(60.5°)246,05887.2%
* 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, Sun, Apr 30, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:58 amSun 6:39 pmSun 12:19 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSun 4:42 amSun 4:53 pmSun 10:47 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 8:07 amSun 9:59 pmSun 3:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 5:52 pmMon 5:34 amSun 11:43 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 11:27 pmSun 9:44 amSun 4:35 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 5:57 amSun 6:44 pmSun 12:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:02 amSun 3:32 pmSun 9:47 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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