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Hey Hey it’s May
Loving outdoor starts today
Oh no, it is not May,
it’s March 21, The Spring Equinox.

On the Spring Equinox the Sun rises exactly in the east travels through the sky for 12 hours and sets exactly in the west. After the Spring Equinox, the Sun still continues to follow a higher and higher path through the sky, with the days growing longer and longer, until it reaches it highest point in the sky on Summer Solstice.

Today the Spring Equinox will be exactly at 19.17, for my American Friends this will be our 7.17 PM (GMT 18.16 or 6.16 PM)

An equinox in astronomy is the event when the Sun can be observed to be directly above the Earth’s equator, occurring around March 20 and September 23 each year. More technically, the equinox happens when the Sun is at one of two opposite points on the celestial sphere where the celestial equator and ecliptic intersect. In a wider sense, the equinoxes are the two days each year when the center of the Sun spends an equal amount of time above and below the horizon at every location on Earth. The word equinox derives from the Latin words aequus (equal) and nox (night).

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