Spring Equinox

According to The Old Farmer's Almanac

"In the Northern Hemisphere, the March equinox (aka spring equinox or vernal equinox) occurs when the Sun crosses the equator line, heading north. This event marks the start of spring in the northern half of the globe. After this date, the Northern Hemisphere begins to be tilted more toward the Sun, resulting in increasing daylight hours and warming temperatures. (In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the opposite: the March equinox marks the start of autumn, as the Southern Hemisphere begins to be tilted away from the Sun.)

The word equinox comes from the Latin words for “equal night”—aequus (equal) and nox (night). On the equinox, the length of day and night is nearly equal in all parts of the world."
Image above and quote from: https://www.almanac.com/content/first-day-spring-vernal-equinox

Spring is the herald of new life and growth, warmer days, and generally happy outlooks!
Most countries around the world celebrate this time!


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This page created October 2021.