Saturday, March 19, 2011

Spring Has Almost Sprung!

Spring . . . is officially one day away!

The March Equinox Explained

The March equinox will occur on March 20 in 2011, marking the beginning of spring in the
northern hemisphere and fall (autumn) in the southern hemisphere 
from an astronomical viewpoint. 

The March equinox will occur at 11:21pm at Coordinated Universal Time on this date.

Twice a year, around March 20 or 21 and September 22 or 23, the sun shines directly
on the equator and the length of day and night are nearly equal in all parts of the world.

These two days are known as the March (vernal or spring in the northern hemisphere)
equinox and the September equinox.

1 comment:

  1. no matter what it may look like outside at least according to the calendar it will officially be spring Hooray!!!!!