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Autumn Equinox: The Autumn equinox and the spring equinox are the two days in the year when the hours of daylight and darkness are exactly equal. Celebrated on September 22 or 23.
Spring Equinox: Buddhists throughout Southeast Asia celebrate the new solar year at the same time as Baisakhi. The Thai New Year celebration, Songkran is a three-day-long religious holiday. Celebrated aroun . . . View Full Definition
Vernal Equinox: Taking place in the Northern Hemispheric spring, it is the point at which the ecliptic intersects the celestial equator. Days and nights are most nearly equal in duration. It falls on or abo . . . View Full Definition
Precession Of The Equinoxes: The gradual westward shift (about 50' each year) of the equinoctial points along the ecliptic due to the ecliptic due to the rotational movement of the poles of Earth's axis. This phenomena . . . View Full Definition
Equinoxes: The two points in the celestial sphere where the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic; also, the times when the Sun crosses the equator at these points. The vernal equinox is the point . . . View Full Definition
Autumnal: Teas harvested in autumn. The term is typically associated with teas from India and Formosa.
Equinox: The point at which the ecliptic intersects the celestial equator. Days and nights are most nearly equal in duration. In the Northern Hemisphere, the vernal equinox falls on or about March 20 . . . View Full Definition
Autumn: The season of the year which occurs as the sun approaches the winter solstice, and characterized by decreasing temperatures in the mid-latitudes. Customarily, this refers to the months of Se . . . View Full Definition
Santa Cruzen Day: The Jewish New Year. Considered to be the first day of the New Year. Considered to be a very solemn time, yet festive celebrations take place. Rosh Hashanah coincides with the new moon that . . . View Full Definition