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Synonyms for equinox
either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
(astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
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A question arose if there are a number of such "palindrome" centers existing at the equinoxes
and "planetary equinoxes
", separating the celestial body movement towards and away from the celestial equator.
Saturn experiences two equinoxes
per orbit, just as Earth does, when the planet's equator lines up edge-on to its orbital plane, causing the sun to appear directly over the equator.
They knew when hours of light and dark would be even: 12 of each in spring and fall equinoxes
At the equinoxes
, in March and September, the Sun rises due east and sets due west.
are the only two times a year when the sun rises due east and sets due west.