Spring 2017 Starts Now

Spring 2017 Starts Now –According to our server’s clock it is now 6:29 a.m., EDT, March 20, which means the vernal equinox just happened and Spring 2017 has begun.

Equinox is Latin for “equal night.” Days and nights are approximately equal everywhere and the Sun rises and sets due east and west, explains The Old Farmers Almanac. At the equinoxes, the tilt of Earth relative to the Sun is zero, which means that Earth’s axis neither points toward nor away from the Sun.

Vernal comes from the Latin vernalis which means spring.

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