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Celebrate Spring Equinox March 20, 2015 with New Moon
Celebrate the first day of Spring and the first Equinox of the new year. The spring equinox is one of the two annual equinoxes where the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly the same. This is event is celebrated around the world by many cultures with feasts and festivals. Everybody on Earth will get to experience a day and night of equal lengths – 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night time. Three celestial events will take place around the world depending on which hemisphere locations; Solar Eclipse, SuperMoon and Equinox. United States Northern hemisphere will observe New Moon.
The first day of spring is also called the vernal equinox. “Vernal” and “equinox” are Latin terms meaning “spring” and “equal night” respectively. The name equinox is derived from the Latin words aequus, meaning equal and nox, meaning night.
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