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It's official - summer starts with solstice today

Arizona Daily Star - 20 Jun 2018
21 represents the change from fall to winter. At the equinoxes winter changes into spring (spring equinox around March 21) and summer changes into autumn (autumnal equinox around Sept. 21). The solstices are reversed in the Southern Hemisphere, ...
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China makes landmark festival for Chinese Farmers' Harvest

What's on Xiamen - 22 Jun 2018
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. The Autumnal Equinox — In Chinese, it's called qiufen (秋分) — is the 16th solar term of the year. The Equinox falls at autumn's midpoint, dividing the seasons into two ...
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This Is What the Spring Equinox Looks Like From Space

TIME - 20 Mar 2018
Equinoxes happen twice per year (the vernal and autumnal equinox) when the sun crosses over the equator. During an equinox the length of day and night of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres are nearly the same. (The word equinox means “equal ...
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Autumn Equinox 2017: Why is today important but also depressing?

The Independent - 22 Sep 2017
It's the autumn equinox, both the beginnings and end of some of the most important times of the year. As such, it's astronomically important – and also a little depressing. The moment is important because it is the time when the nights and the day are ...
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11 Ways The Autumnal Equinox Can Affect Your Health

Bustle - 23 Sep 2017
And while you'll want to focus on upping your chunky sweater collection and refining your hot coffee order, you'll also want to educate yourself on the ways that the autumnal equinox can affect your health, because the last night you want is to welcome ...
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Autumn Equinox 2017: 5 ways to help beat the winter blues

The Independent - 22 Sep 2017
Autumn and winter are widely celebrated for their colourful leaves, gorgeous snow flurries, and excuses to drink excessively sugary, hot beverages. But they can also bring a sense of sadness or lethargy to those who suffer from the “winter blues ...
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Harvest Moon 2017: When is it and why is it so late?

The Independent - 03 Oct 2017
Stargazers across the UK will get the chance to see the harvest moon this week – as the celestial event is unusually late in the year. The harvest moon is traditionally seen as the first full moon after the Autumnal Equinox, which was on 22 September ...
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When Is The First Day Of Fall: 5 Facts About Autumn Equinox

Patch.com - 19 Sep 2017
No matter where you are in the world, the sun will rise due east and set due west during the fall equinox (the same thing happens during the spring equinox). For the directionally challenged, it's a good time for a reset. Go outside around sunset or ...
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Farewell, Summer — The Autumnal Equinox Arrives This Week

Refinery29 - 21 Sep 2017
The arrivals of pumpkin spice lattes and chunky knits in store window displays might have felt premature a couple weeks ago, but this week makes it official: Fall is here. Though the recent spate of oddly warm days might suggest otherwise, this Friday, ...
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Autumnal Equinox 2017: When Is the First Day of Fall?

Investorplace.com - 11 Sep 2017
During the autumnal equinox 2017, the length of the daytime and night is nearly the same, but not exactly the same. From an astronomical standpoint, Sept. 22 is the moment in which the Sun crosses the celestial equator from north to south, and vice ...
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Google Doodle honors the first day of fall

USA TODAY - 22 Sep 2017
It's official: Summer is over. September 22 marks the fall equinox, or the first day of fall. Naturally, Google is all over it with a doodle honoring the occasion. The animation features an adorable mouse in a scarf, running to his home underground for ...

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