fall equinox

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Noun1.fall equinox - September 22fall equinox - September 22        
Sep, Sept, September - the month following August and preceding October
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
autumn, fall - the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973"
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* Fall equinox ritual, 7 p.m., Giant City State Park shelter 2.
This event occurs twice per year, the spring equinox in March and the fall equinox in September. 
High, smooth sand dunes that make spectacular sand boarding experiences, the Amun Oracle where Alexander the Great was declared a son of Amun and where a spring and fall equinox alignments and double window alignments are witnessed yearly, healing salt lakes, year-long warm sulfuric springs, plenty of sea shell fossils, as well as dates and olives, and more dates and olives.
We call the full moon closest to the fall equinox (which happened on September 22nd this year) the Harvest Moon.
The majority of our seasonal guests will have returned home by mid-month, and Friday, September 22 marks the fall equinox. For those who want to take advantage of every sun-filled, non-iced autumn day, there are trails statewide that provide stunning views of Alaska's beautiful fall foliage.
22, the Fall Equinox, to formally announce the rebranding to Comet Creative.
The point halfway between the fall equinox and the winter solstice has deep meaning to people whose lives are attuned to the passing of the seasons, because it's then that the Northern Hemisphere enters its darkest period.
Opening on the fall equinox and closing on the winter solstice, Emilie Halpern's third solo show at Pepin Moore seemed more in sync with cosmological rhythms than with the mundane cycles of the art world.
The Egyptians, Phoenicians and Persians began their new year with the fall equinox, and the Greeks celebrated it on the winter solstice.
It is also referred to as the autumnal or fall equinox in the northern hemisphere, as well as the spring or vernal equinox in the southern hemisphere.
Photo 1 shows the outside of Equinox House taken on September 20, close to the fall equinox.