Definition of Spring Equinox
The spring equinox is the time when, for the northern hemisphere, the day and the night are of equal length. This is when the Sun travels from north to south across the celestial equator, and it ushers in the first day of spring.
It marks one of the quarter days in the calendars of many traditions, with the other quarter days being the summer solstice (or midsummer), the vernal or autumnal equinox and the winter solstice (also called midwinter).
It’s interesting to note that the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere is the autumnal equinox in the winter hemisphere, and vice versa.
TERM OF THE DAY
When someone says the moon is gibbous, it means that more than 50% of the moon is illuminated in the sky. This happens when the moon is moving towards a full moon and after the full moon when we are approaching a new moon.Read the full Gibbous definition
Get Your Free Horoscopes Here
You might also be interested in
At Astrology Answers, we get a lot of questions around dreams. What does this dream mean, I don’t dream, I dream too much, I have scary dreams, I want to control my dreams, what a… Read More »
Past life regressions are increasingly becoming a subject of interest in our society. The emergence of the Age of Aquarius brings with it the ability for people to accept themselv… Read More »