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US Solar Nearly Doubles Output In 2017

OilPrice.com - 16 Dec 2017
This September the output from solar declined as is customary approaching the autumnal equinox and it can expected to continue to decline heading into the winter solstice. However, with solar capacity growing rapidly it can be expected to generate ...
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What Religion is a Libertarian? Party Wants to Find Out

PJ Media - 16 Dec 2017
The Druid Order celebrates the Autumn Equinox on Sept. 22, 2017, at the top of Primrose Hill in North London. (Claire Doherty/Sipa via AP Images). The Libertarian Party prides itself in defending freedom of religion, and now it's curious to see just ...
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2017's Supermoon and Other Moons That Are Super in Their Own Ways

New York Times - 01 Dec 2017
It is the closest full moon to the autumnal equinox. Folklore says that farmers would use the light of the harvest moon to collect their crops in the fall. The harvest moon appears in September and shines brightly for a few nights in a row. Following ...
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5 Things You Didn't Know About the Autumnal Equinox

HowStuffWorks - 21 Sep 2017
Although the autumnal equinox is observed, maybe even celebrated, all day on Sept. 22, it's really just a moment in time — to be exact it's when the sun crosses the celestial equator, an imaginary line in the sky above Earth's equator. Normally, Earth ...
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Nothing extreme about winter forecast

Sisters Nugget - 21 Nov 2017
As if on cue, the arrival of September's autumnal equinox brought with it an abrupt change in the weather. Earlier in the month the heat and smoke of summer was still in play as temperatures soared into the 90s. Then, on September 19, the snow level ...
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Is Kylie Jenner Having Twins? Here's Why Fans Think She Is

Elite Daily - 19 Nov 2017
If anyone has the power to dominate headlines and stop people in their tracks, you better believe it's a member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, particularly King Kylie. The family's youngest reality starlet has fans wrapped around her 20-year-old finger ...
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'Supermoon' to give stargazers spectacular night sky show

Telegraph.co.uk - 03 Dec 2017
Harvest moon: The full moon closest to the autumn equinox. Black moon: Most experts agree that this refers to the second new moon in a calendar month. The last black moon was at the start of October 2016 and the next one is expected in 2019. Blue moon ...
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Guide to the Night Sky

Sonoma County Gazette - 26 Nov 2017
Just a few months ago – on September 22 – the sun rose and set due west, signaling the Autumn Equinox (Equinox is a Latin term meaning “Equal Night”). Since then, the sun – and it's path in the sky – have been inching further south, shortening the ...
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5 things to know about the autumn equinox — and a funny tweet

Seattle Times - 22 Sep 2017
Treehugger.com points out that it's an opportunity to enjoy “the knowledge that while so much in this world is in flux, the sun is constant and will return to its perfect east and west on the days of equinox.” The Harvest Moon — named after the bright ...
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Imperial gratitude: The reason for Labor Thanksgiving in Japan

Japan Today - 22 Nov 2017
I ask. “Whenever a national holiday holiday rolls around, I always try at least to wear my Rising Sun skivvies.” When half of them laughs, the other half that has been dozing comes to life. Now that I've got their attention I ask why some of their ...
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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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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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Farewell, Summer — The Autumnal Equinox Arrives This Week

Refinery29 - 20 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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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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The Fall Equinox: What You Can Expect to See in the Night Sky

Inverse - 22 Sep 2017
First a little about the fall equinox. Compared to summer and winter equinoxes, during the fall equinox the sun shines directly on the equator, giving us nearly equal amounts of night and day. And while we are welcoming fall in the northern hemisphere ...
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Happy autumnal equinox

The Wild Hunt - 17 Sep 2017
TWH – This year, the autumnal equinox falls on Sept. 22 at 20:02 UTC in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the moment that officially signals the start of fall. At this time, there will be an equal amount of light and dark, after which the nights are ...

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