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Monday, March 21, 2016
Vernal Equinox 2016: Spring begins! (video)
This is spring’s earliest arrival since 1896. Vernal Equinox 2016 Show: this video is a replay of the live broadcast from Saturday, March 19. Sunday, March 20, is the first full day of spring!
Courtesy of Almanac.com's astronomy partners, SLOOH, watch telescope views of the majestic Sun from the Prescott Observatory in Arizona as well as the spectacle of the aurora borealis. SLOOH and Almanac Astronomer Bob Berman will discuss the significance of the equinox, and Mare-Anne Jarvela, senior Almanac editor, will share wisdom on gardening and spring folklore.
Whether one is a skygazer, gardener, or someone who seeks a deeper connection to the ebb and flow of nature, join the global community as we all celebrate this weekend’s vernal equinox (start of spring) -- as humans have since antiquity. More