Finally, spring is formally right here! By this, we imply that it is Spring Equinox or the Vernal Equinox.
This 12 months Spring Equinox will happen on March twentieth.
Equinox is a Latin time period that means ‘ Equal Night’.
On this day, the solar passes precisely straight above the equator. This celestial occasion happens twice a 12 months. Once in March and one other in September. The dates barely fluctuate due to intercalary year and different elements.
On the day of Equinox, daytime and nighttime are of roughly equal period.
Also termed as March Equinox, is an astronomical occasion that marks the start of spring season within the Nothern Hemisphere and the Autumn season within the Southern Hemisphere (Fall Equinox).
Spring Equinox will happen throughout Asia, the US, Canada, Europe and Northern Hemisphere. While, Australia, South Africa, South America and New Zealand will witness Fall Equinox.
The period of the spring equinox shall be of 12 hours, 7 minutes. Sunrise will happen at 6:25 am. While sundown will happen at 6:32 pm (According to timeanddate.com).
Many cultures have fun spring festivals and holidays across the March equinox, like Easter and Passover. According to Hindu astrology, Vernal Equinox is named Vasant Vishuva or Vasant Sampat.