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Fall Equinox 2017: When Is It and What Does It Mean?

Newsweek - 22 Sep 2017
September 22 marks the 2017 fall equinox in the United States and the start of autumn across the northern hemisphere—at the same time in the southern hemisphere the vernal equinox marks the start of spring. In theory the orientation of the earth ...
fall equinox 2017

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 ...
fall equinox 2017

How to See the October Harvest Moon—First in Almost a Decade

National Geographic - 05 Oct 2017
In the Northern Hemisphere, the harvest moon is the closest full moon to the fall equinox, which usually happens on or around September 22. That means the harvest moon usually occurs in September. But this year, the September full moon appeared on the ...
fall equinox 2017

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 ...
fall equinox 2017

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

Inverse - 22 Sep 2017
Friday marks the fall equinox, the half way point between the longest day of the year and the shortest, and the official beginning of the autumn season. And although the fall equinox reminds us that winter is coming, there are some real benefits coming ...
fall equinox 2017

First Day of Fall: What to Do This Weekend

Fortune - 22 Sep 2017
Friday is the first day of fall, and after a long, hot summer people are ready to celebrate the 2017 autumn equinox with a weekend full of fun. But it's still early for a lot of the activities, so what can you do? Here are five ways to make the most of ...
fall equinox 2017

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 ...
fall equinox 2017

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, ...
fall equinox 2017

Fall Is in the Air: Images of the Season

The Atlantic - 11 Oct 2017
It's my favorite time of year once again—the autumnal equinox took place a few weeks ago, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, and ...
fall equinox 2017

Druids and pagans gather at Stonehenge for fall equinox

AZCentral.com - 23 Sep 2017
Druid Merlin poses for a photograph as druids, pagans and revellers gather at Stonehenge, hoping to see the sun rise, as they take part in fall equinox celebrations at the ancient neolithic monument near Amesbury on Sept. 23, 2017 in Wiltshire, England.
fall equinox 2017

Autumn Equinox 2017 in pictures

ITV News - 22 Sep 2017
The first signs of autumn are appearing as the equinox marks the start of the season, with hopes for a crescendo of colour in late October, experts have said. The season is also delivering bumper harvests of fruit such as apples and blackberries ...

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