The Vernal Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2015
in the northern hemisphere
The Vernal Equinox The spring (vernal) equinox in the Northern Hemisphere is the autumnal (fall) equinox in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
Vernal Equinox Day (春分の日, Shunbun no Hi) is a public holiday in Japan that
occurs on the date of the Northward equinox in Japan Standard Time (the vernal
Events like the September equinox, which is during the spring in Australia,
played a major role in oral traditions in Indigenous Australian culture.
Mar 20, 2009 ... Today is the Vernal Equinox, or to be fair to the Southern ... observe the New
Year on the Vernal Equinox, generally in observance of Nowruz ...
These two days are known as the Vernal
or March equinox
and the September equinox
Far from being an arbitrary indicator of the changing seasons, March 20 (March 21 in some years) is significant for astronomical reasons. On March 20, 2012, at precisely 1:14 A.M. EDT (... More »
Spring equinox 2015 date, what happens, traditions, meaning, and more.
They determined that Easter would fall on the first Sunday after the Full Moon on
or next after the vernal equinox (Spring... March 20 or 21). However, if the Full ...
You will not find "vernal equinox" or even spring equinox in the Scriptures. ... This
establishment of an observance was entirely man-made, and appropriately ...
Mar 20, 2014 ... The spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere falls on March 20 this year,
marking the time when the sun passes over the celestial equator.
Mar 21, 2012 ... From driving out "devils" in Indonesia to dragging dead goats in Kyrgyzstan, see
how people around the world mark the first day of spring.