Vernal Equinox

Spring Finally Arrives at 11:57am CDT Today
Today marks the first day of spring or the day that the Vernal Equinox occurs. After the long winter we just endured, it couldn't come soon enough. The word Vernal means “occurring in spring” and the word Equinox means “equal night”.
The Autumnal Equinox Arrives so Grab an Egg
The long, hot summer of 2012 will finally end tomorrow at 9:49am CDT when the Autumnal Equinox arrives.   So basically there are only two days when the sun crosses the equator.  One is the Vernal Equinox or first day of spring and the other is the Autumnal Equinox marking the first day of …