Equinox Heralds New Beginnings as First Day of Spring Dawns – ICTMN.com
“Astronomers define an equinox as that moment when the sun arrives at one of two intersection points of the ecliptic (the sun’s path across the sky) and the celestial equator (Earth’s equator projected onto the sky),” Space.com explains. During the vernal equinox, which occurred at 5:14 Universal Time the morning of March 20, “the sun will be shining directly over the equator from the point of view of a spot in the Indian Ocean, 757 miles (1,218 km) southeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka.”
FULL ARTICLE: Equinox Heralds New Beginnings as First Day of Spring Dawns – ICTMN.com.
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