March equinox


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Related to March equinox: September equinox, June solstice
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Noun1.march equinox - March 21March equinox - March 21        
Mar, March - the month following February and preceding April
equinox - either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
spring, springtime - the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
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According to the passage, a 13 th month was added if two of these three conditions were true: (1) barley was not yet aviv by the end of the 12th month; (2) it was seen that, with only 12 months in the year, the fruits of the trees would not ripen in time for Shavuot; and (3) it was seen that, with only 12 months in the year, Passover would occur before the March equinox.
The cafe is a collaboration between Nescafe and France Bed for World Sleep Day, held annually on a Friday before the March Equinox, reports RocketNews24.
Vernal equinox, or March equinox, marks the first day of the spring in the Northern Hemisphere on Monday, March 20.
The reason is all to do with the March equinox and the first Sunday after the first full moon.
The March equinox (around the 20th) is considered the start of autumn in the southern hemisphere, while the September equinox (around the 22nd) marks the start of spring.
Giulio Magli, a historian of ancient architecture from Milan Polytechnic, Italy, and Robert Hannah, a classics scholar from the University of Otago in New Zealand, have discovered that at precisely midday during the March equinox, a circular shaft of light shines through the oculus and illuminates the Pantheon's imposing entrance, reports the Telegraph.
Damascus, (SANA) -- The March equinox, an astronomical event where the center of the Sun is in the same plane as the Earth's equator, will take place in Syria on March 21st at 1:21 PM Damascus time.
The rings of Saturn lie in the equatorial plane of the planet, which means that at the March equinox on Saturn, the Sun rises for the northern side of the rings and sets for the southern side, whereas at the September equinox the Sun rises for the southern side of the rings and sets for the northern side.