illustration of Earth's position in relation to the Sun's rays at the September equinox

The September equinox is around September and night and day are nearly the same. Fall equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and spring equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

Thursday, 22 September 2016.  The September equinox (or Southward equinox) is the moment when the #Sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading southward. Due to differences between the calendar year and the tropical year, the September equinox can occur at any time from the 21st to the 24th day of #September.

The September equinox is around September and night and day are nearly the same. Fall equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and spring equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

Equinox Stone. Loughcrew Cairn T Megalithic Cairn at the Slieve na Caillaigh hills at Loughcrew, Ireland built around 3400 BC. Traditionally described as a Passage Tomb, the wonderfully decorated backstone shows that the Cairn has a clear astronomical purpose. A beam of light from the rising sun around the time of the March & September equinoxes mapped on the backstone of the Cairn, lasting for 50 minutes.

Slieve na Calliagh - Equinox Stone - Loughcrew Cairn T Cairn T or Hag's Cairn is of similar design to Newgrange. Traditionally described as a Passage Tomb, the wonderfully decorated backstone shows that the Cairn has a clear astronomical purpose.

There are two equinoxes every year – in September and March – when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is nearly equal. Seasons are opposite on either side of the equator, so the equinox in September is also known as the "autumnal (fall) equinox" in the northern hemisphere. However, in the southern hemisphere, it's known as the "spring (vernal) equinox".

The September Equinox occurs on Monday evening, September 22 at pm (pdt) San Diego, am UTC (September Pluto stations dir.

China In China the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is celebrated around the time of the September equinox. It celebrates the abundance of the summer's harvest and one of the main foods is the mooncake filled with lotus, sesame seeds, a duck egg or dried fruit.

The September equinox is the Autumnal (fall) Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and is linked to myths, superstitions, and celebrations worldwide throughout history. Vernal (spring) Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

Harvest Moon and Mid-Autumn Festival are early this year, but September equinox isn’t until September 23 at 2:29 UTC (September 22 at 9:29 p.m. CDT).

Harvest Moon and Mid-Autumn Festival are early this year, but September equinox isn’t until September 23 at UTC (September 22 at p.

Everything you need to know: September equinox

September equinox arrives on the Happy autumn (or spring)!

From the website Time and Date (http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/september-equinox-customs.html): "September equinox holidays and traditions" -- Explains what the Autumn Equinox is and how it was/is celebrated by many cultures around the world and in history.

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The Intihuatana Stone - also called the 'Hitching Post of the Sun' - at Machu Picchu in Peru.

Intihuatana, the hitching post of the Sun, Machu Picchu, Andes Mts, Peru

At an equinox, Earth's Northern and Southern Hemispheres are receiving the sun's rays equally.  Image via Wikipedia

In the equinox Earth’s two hemispheres are receiving the sun’s rays equally. Night and day are approximately equal in length. The name ‘equinox’ comes from the Latin aequus (equal) and nox (night).

Today is the September Equinox. You’ve probably already heard it a few times today; people running around proclaiming with utmost exuberance how today is the first day of Fall. In the …

Happy September Equinox: An Explanation

Today is the September Equinox. You’ve probably already heard it a few times today; people running around proclaiming with utmost exuberance how today is the first day of Fall.

Spring Equinox at the main pyramid at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. You can see the sunlight forming the snake on the left side of the pyramid of Kukulkan.

Spring equinox at El Castillo, Chichen Itza, Mexico. Built at just such an angle so that at this time of year, it looks like a snake made of sunlight and stone is running down the staircase.

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