Fall – the Autumn Equinox Explained

The Autumn Equinox is a very important point for each year. It marks the beginning of a new season and that season, in this case, is fall. During the equinox, the Sun stands directly above the equator making day and night equal in time. The word “equinox” means “equal night” in Latin, because this transitional day means the sun is directly over the Earth’s equator. That means that any given place on the globe’s surface will experience day and night of almost equal length.

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