An equinox is an astronomical event in which the plane of Earth's equator passes
through the center of the Sun, which occurs twice each year, around 20 March
and 23 September. On an equinox, day...
"Equinox" literally means "equal night", giving the impression that the night and
day on the equinox are exactly the same length; 12 hours each. But this isn't ...
After the long nights of darkness in the winter, it is when the sun and moon divide
the day so there are again 12 hours of daylight and darkness in the day for ...
Mar 20, 2006 ... But day is actually longer than night during an equinox. ... then the day and night
of the equinox would each be exactly 12 hours long.
Jun 27, 2015 ... What is the length of day at the equator? ... It is always exactly 12 hours. ... In the
Northern Hemisphere, the length of the day is longer during the months ... Why
doesn't the length of each day change much around the solstices? ... is it possible
for us to look into space and see light from Earth from long ago?
The "nearly" equal hours of day and night is due to refraction of sunlight or a ... to
12 hours and 8 minutes at 30 degrees latitude, to 12 hours and 16 minutes at ...
Sep 18, 2016 ... On the day of the equinox, the center of the sun would set about 12 hours after ...
than 12 hours of daylight on this day of supposedly equal day and night. ... the
sunset, adding several minutes of daylight at each end of the day.
Dec 30, 2005 ... The Hebrew word yom has three literal meanings - a 12-hour period of time ... We
will examine each day and see if Genesis indicates which interpretation is correct
. ... God also began the period of daylight and night on the earth. ... text that would
clearly indicate that the day could not be 24 hours long.
Why did God take six "days" - Chapter 5 of the book titled: The Answers Book by
... about 12 hours) of an ordinary 24-hour day (i.e., day as distinct from night), or,
.... In fact, if each day was only a thousand years long, this still makes no sense of
This explains why days are longer in Summer and shorter in Winter. .... Equinox:
The time of the year when day and night are each 12 hours long and the Sun is ...