autumnal equinox

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(astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Virgo

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After the autumnal equinox, Pagasa said 'Philippine nights will be longer as the sun moves below the celestial equator toward the southern hemisphere.
Once the autumnal equinox passes, the nights continue to get longer and the temperatures will start to fall.
Kuwaiti astronomer and historian Adel Al-Saadoun said Monday that the Autumnal Equinox will be marked around the globe on September 23, and in Kuwait on September 27.
Smoky and the Feast of Mabon" is a story about a little girl's discovery of the Wiccan autumnal equinox Feast of Mabon, a special harvest feast celebrated between the old year and the new.
I was struggling to come up with a suitable topic for this month's issue when my wife suggested something related to the upcoming autumnal equinox, "falling back," and "What could a company do with that extra hour?
Moreover, due to Navaratri, a major ten-day Hindu holy festival connected with the autumnal equinox, which was currently underway, it was cruel to keep the worshippers away from their sacred temple.
This weekend will be followed by three public holidays -- Respect for Senior Citizens Day on Monday, observed each year on the third Monday of September, Autumnal Equinox Day on Wednesday, astronomically determined but usually observed Sept.
Autumn Fest, Autumnal Equinox, The City of Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
Gloating at the plight of traffic jam victims, the central heating dilemma which comes with the autumnal equinox, the Mars/Venus quirks which divide household chores and hardware, a musing over what would happen if two limp handshakers had to greet one another and the shopping phenomenon which is Argos are simply a sample of the subjects which got stage time.
Leaf flushing and flower bud production took place shortly after the autumnal equinox when day length starts to decrease.
At the autumnal equinox and beginning of fall in September, the Sun is in Virgo, the Maiden, which doesn't rise until well after midnight this month.
Ussher concluded there must be good reason for this, so he chose the first Sunday following autumnal equinox.
Pearson came into the world during the autumnal equinox on Sept.
The Autumnal Equinox seemed an apropos time to rejoin both my quest and Mike Owen, Park Biologist from the Fakahatchee Strand State Park, on a swamp walk.
After a short introduction to basic astronomy, Gendler presents cosmic features according to season, beginning with the autumnal equinox and progressing through the solar year.