Vernal Equinox

Vernal Equinox has been talked about a lot lately. Here the latest info.

Why Spring Gets About 30 Seconds Shorter Every Year

20 March 2015 | 11:46 am At that exact moment, which is called the vernal equinox, the Earth's axis will reach a halfway mark, where it points neither toward the sun (as it does on the summer solstice) nor away from the sun (as it does on the winter solstice), said Gavin Schmidt, the director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City. But for thousands of years, spring has been losing time in the …

Longer days, shorter nights to come after Saturdays Equinox

20 March 2015 | 8:07 am The coming Vernal Equinox this Saturday marks the beginning of an annual shift in the length of days and nights.

Google Doodle celebrates vernal equinox

20 March 2015 | 6:19 am The vernal equinox is when earths axis is angled such that the world gets an equal amount of daylight and night.

Vernal Equinox | A Darker View

20 March 2015 | 11:00 am The vernal or spring equinox occurs today at 12:45HST. Today there will be little difference between the length of the night when counted against the number of daylight hours. This is the first day of spring as marked by many …

Vernal Equinox 2015 | The Honest Courtesan

20 March 2015 | 10:01 am The apparent path of the sun will cross the celestial equator at 22:45 UTC tonight. Happy Ostara, Dear Readers, and Blessed Be!

Google Doodle celebrates first day spring vernal equinox partial …

20 March 2015 | 8:07 am THIS year's vernal equinox, or the first day of spring, falls on March 20, a day that amazingly also features a solar eclipse.

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