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Fraser
2009-Mar-19, 05:40 PM
Spring officially arrives for everyone, including astronomers on March 20. The word "Equinox" literally means "equal night". It's all about the balance of light - not the myth of balancing eggs. On the universal date (UTC) of Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:44 (am) both the day and night are the same length. But what's [...]

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01101001
2009-Mar-20, 03:43 AM
word "Equinox" literally means "equal night".

Oldie but goodie:

http://www.01101001.com/images/equinox_t.gif

Oh, wait. That's upside down. Dang.