Although there’s nothing official about it, it’s traditional to say the upcoming March or vernal equinox signals the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Continue reading
Is the equinox really when day = night?
Ah, autumn: falling leaves, warm mugs of tea, and astronomy! Though the autumn equinox is primarily associated in our minds with the advent of fall, it’s actually determined by a very specific astronomical event, not the whims of weather. Continue reading