An Almanac Minute: Vernal Equinox

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The word equinox is derived from the Latin words meaning “equal night.”  But is it equal? Watch our video.

NOTE: In 2014, spring begins with the vernal equinox on March 20 at 12:57 P.M. EDT.
 

After you watch the video, enjoy more facts and folklore about the vernal equinox and the first day of spring.

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I have stood eggs on end on

I have stood eggs on end on both Autumnal and Vernal equinoxes. Bogus science or not the phenomena works!

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