Did you know that the Earth reaches equinox on March 21st at 08:24 am AEDT? It’s a really cool event that happens twice a year, around March 20th and September 23rd. During this time, the Earth’s equator passes through the center of the Sun’s disk, resulting in roughly equal amounts of daylight and darkness all over the world.
This means that at the equator, day and night are each about 12 hours long, and the amount of daylight and darkness is pretty much equal all year round. However, as you move closer to the poles, the difference in daylight and darkness becomes more pronounced depending on the time of year.
People have been celebrating the equinox for thousands of years. In ancient times, it was associated with changing seasons and marked with festivals and ceremonies. It’s pretty cool to think that we’re still able to witness this event and connect with the traditions of our ancestors.
It’s important to note that the exact time of the equinox can vary slightly each year depending on things like leap years and the Earth’s rotation. But this year, it’s happening on March 21st at 08:24 am AEDT.
So, whether you’re a science buff or just love learning new things about the world around you, take a moment to appreciate the equinox and the beauty of our planet and the universe beyond.