Fakequinox

Fakequinox

Fakequinox

Bad Astronomy
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March 20 2010 10:30 AM

Fakequinox

Today, March 20, at 17:32 GMT (1:32 p.m. EST) -- after three months of crawling northward -- the center of the Sun will lie on the celestial equator, heralding the moment of the vernal equinox.

Or, more understandably, if somewhat less correctly, spring will arrive.

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But someone really needs to tell New Mexico (where I'm currently traveling). I don't think the weather watches the news here.