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Equinox - Wikipedia


An equinox is an astronomical event in which the plane of Earth's equator passes through the ... Spring equinox and fall (or autumn) equinox: colloquial names based on the seasons. However, thes...

Spring EquinoxVernal Equinox, Southern & Northern


The Vernal (Spring) Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere is the Autumnal (Fall) Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. Equinox and solstice ...

Vernal (Spring) Equinox - Infoplease


Spring equinox 2016 date, what happens, traditions, meaning, and more.

What Is the Vernal Equinox? | Wonderopolis


In the Northern Hemisphere, the March equinox is called the vernal equinox, because it signals the beginning of spring (vernal means fresh or new like the ...

The first day of spring. The Vernal Equinox: Everything you need to ...


Mar 21, 2016 ... A guide to what the vernal equinox means and how you can make the most of it.

Why 2016 Will Have the Earliest Spring Equinox Since 1896


Mar 19, 2016 ... This year will have the earliest spring equinox arrival since 1896, largely because of the rules regulating leap years.

The Equinox - Solar Physics at MSU


The Sun in the sky during the Spring and Fall Equinox in the Northern hemisphere. The Sun is at its lowest path in the sky on the Winter Solstice. After that day ...

Vernal Equinox: Science Behind the First Day of Spring 2016 | The ...


Mar 19, 2016 ... This weekend is the Vernal Equinox, which is more commonly known as the First Day of Spring.

Vernal Equinox 2016: 5 weird traditions to celebrate the first day of ...


Mar 21, 2016 ... Yesterday marked the first day of Spring. Here's everything you need to know about the Vernal Equinox 2016.

Spring Is Here! Check Out the Equinox's Quirky Math - Space.com


Mar 16, 2016 ... On Sunday, March 20, half an hour past midnight EDT, the sun crosses the celestial equator moving north, ushering in spring in the Northern ...

The Vernal Equinox
Saturday, March 19, 2016 in the northern hemisphere
The spring (vernal) equinox in the Northern Hemisphere is the autumnal (fall) equinox in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
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Everything you need to know: Vernal equinox 2016 | Astronomy ...


Mar 20, 2016 ... Earliest spring since 1896! The 2016 vernal or spring (or fall) equinox comes on March 20 at 4:30 UTC (March 19 at 11:30 p.m. CDT).

First Day of Spring Vernal Equinox 2016 | The Old Farmer's Almanac


Specifically, the Northern Hemisphere marks the spring equinox on Monday, March 20, 2017, at exactly 6:29 A.M. EDT. Watch the video below for a re-play or  ...

Equinoxes - National Geographic


Just twice a year, day and night fall into perfect balance. Some claim that astronomical phenomenon, called equinox, inspires ancient structures to reveal hidden ...