First Day of Spring 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

First Day of Spring 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know Spring is officially here, whether the weather agrees or not. Here are some facts about the vernal equinox. What is the Vernal Equinox? It’s the day in March when the sun is directly over the equator, equidistant from the poles. To wit, equinox comes

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Spring equinox 2017: Five things about the beginning of spring

Today marks the beginning of astronomical spring, which will last until the summer solstice on June 20. (NASA). Print Email · Leigh Morgan By Leigh Morgan The Birmingham News Follow on Twitter on March 20, 2017 at 6:12 AM. It’s now safe to say that …

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Spring has arrived, but what does that really mean?

While nearly everyone knows spring arrives around March 20th, what’s actually occurring, in terms of the relationship between the Earth and the sun, can still be poorly understood. By David Epstein · Follow on Twitter · Email Writer. Share. facebook

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What Time Is the Spring Equinox 2017?

Today is the spring equinox, aka the vernal equinox. It is the first official day of spring and it begins when the sun crosses directly over the earth’s equator. For 2017, the spring equinox occurs at 6:29 a.m. EDT in the northern hemisphere. However

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What is the spring equinox? Everything you need to know

There’s a looped animation of a mouse sleeping then waking to pick a daffodil, which it puts in a jar on its bedside table. What’s it in aid of? It’s to mark the spring equinox. The spring equinox, also called the vernal equinox, is today (Monday

Metro

First Day of Spring 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Happy first day of spring 2017! Also known as the spring equinox or vernal equinox, today the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly the same. For 2017, the spring equinox occurs at 6:29 a.m. EDT in the northern …

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Spring Equinox 2017: New Google Doodle Marks the First Day of Spring

A new Google Doodle launched Monday to mark the spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, which is the point in the year when the day and the night are both 12 hours long, after a winter of shorter days and longer nights. Google says that Monday’s …

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Celebrating Japan’s Vernal Equinox

Japan is known for its lively spring festivals such as the Dai Himonjiyaki (大ひもんじやき) in which a 1100 foot Chinese character symbolizing “fire” is set ablaze on the side of Mt. Aso or the Ose Matsuri (小瀬祭り) on the second Saturday in March where

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Google welcomes the spring and fall equinox with new Doodles

Google is honoring the arrival of the spring equinox for those living in the Northern Hemisphere with a new Doodle. Photo courtesy of Google. March 20 (UPI) — Google is celebrating the arrival of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and fall in the

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Happy first day of spring! 5 weird traditions to welcome the Vernal Equinox 2017

Today, countries in the Northern Hemisphere will shift from winter into spring. Here’s everything you need to know about the Vernal Equinox 2017. Share; Comments. BySophie Curtis. 12:03, 20 MAR 2017; Updated 12:10, 20 MAR 2017. Science. Play Video.

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March 20 is the start of Spring Equinox: 5 things about the Chinese solar term

The Spring Equinox is the fourth Chinese solar term of the year. It starts on March 20 and ends on April 3 this year. PHOTO: CHINADAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK. Published. 9 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin …

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10 Things to Know About the Vernal Equinox

The vernal equinox, also known as the spring or March equinox in the Northern hemisphere, is a magical moment. Occurring on March 20 this year, it marks the beginning of spring in the Northern hemisphere, and the beginning of fall in the Southern …

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Vernal Equinox: First Day of Spring 2017

Spring in the form of the vernal equinox is scheduled to start in the Northern Hemisphere on Monday at 12:28 p.m, said the Chief assistant Vladimir Bozhilov from the Physics Faculty of Sofia University ,,St. Kliment Ohridski”, announced from BNR

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Spring 2017: Everything you need to know about the spring vernal equinox

Don’t fret, because even if it may not feel like it right now, spring is just around the corner. This year, spring will officially arrive on Monday, March 20. On this day, the sun shines directly on the equator, making the day and night almost equal

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Spring Equinox 2017 Logos From Google & Bing

Today on the Google’s home page is a special logo for both the Spring Equinox, the first day of Spring and the first day of Fall in the southern hemisphere. The logo has a mouse picking a flower after spring has sprung, relaxing the rest of the day

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Spring Equinox 2017: Everything you need to know

Spring equinox: In India, the festival of Holi is celebrated coinciding with the spring equinox, or the moment when winter ends and spring begins, marking the victory of good over evil. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:March 20, 2017 5:31 pm.

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Vernal equinox, aka spring, set to be warmer than usual

Middle Tennessee will be welcoming the first day of spring on March 20 with temperatures a bit above average. The day will start off around 42 degrees but is forecast for a big warm-up to reach 73, according to the National Weather Service’s Nashville

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Appliance of science: The Spring equinox

Ever wondered when spring has actually sprung? Dr Naomi Lavelle may have the answers as she takes us through the Spring equiox. When does spring officially start for you? In Ireland many of us follow the Celtic tradition and mark February 1 as the

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