An equinox is an astronomical event in which the plane of Earth's equator passes
through the ... The Latinate names vernal equinox (spring) and autumnal equinox
(fall) are often used to the same...
Mar 20, 2016 ... The 2016 vernal or spring (or fall) equinox comes on March 20 at 4:30 UTC ...
signals the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere – earliest spring ....
That point marks the intersection of your horizon with the celestial ...
Spring equinox 2016 date, what happens, traditions, meaning, and more. ... so
that it points directly toward the rising Sun on the day of the vernal equinox. The
first day of spring also marks the beginning of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
First day of spring 2016 and vernal equinox 2016 for U.S. and Canada. ... Using
the dates of the astronomical equinoxes and solstices for the seasons would
present a ..... I'm wondering what the point to all of this egg and broom balancing
The vernal equinox marks the first day of the season of spring. The right
ascension at the vernal equinox originally was in the constellation Aries and the
point of ... The dates of maximum tilt of the Earth's equator correspond to the
The summer solstice occurs at the moment the earth's tilt toward from the sun is at
a ... For every place north of the Tropic of Cancer, the sun is at its highest point in
... of the dates of the winter and summer solstice's and spring and fall equinox's ...
Sep 25, 2015 ... Vernal equinox, two moments in the year when the Sun is exactly above the ...
and day and night are of equal length; also, either of the two points in the ... of the
seasons, the vernal equinox also marks the beginning of spring, ...
Mar 20, 2011 ... The vernal equinox occurs on March 20, 2011. ... spring and autumn) and
solstices (which mark when summer and winter begin) are points in ...
At the vernal equinox, the sun is moving along the ecliptic in a... ... point on or
about March 21, marking the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere
Mar 20, 2016 ... This year's astronomical beginning of spring, the first of two moments ... Summer
Solstice – the sun reaches its highest point on the sky; longest ...