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Re: [Phys-L] definition of spring

I think you meant March 21.

And also ...over the equator at noon.

Interestingly, the equator is the only location that gets 12 hours of
daylight every day of year. My astronomy students every year find this
difficult to understand/explain.

On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 7:22 PM Brian Whatcott <>

Astronomical Spring in the northern hemisphere is the vernal equinox -
when the sun is directly over the equator.
Meteorological Spring is counted as the three months following March 1st.
On Monday, March 22, 2021, 06:18:40 PM CDT, Larry Smith <> wrote:

What is the definition of spring (the season) and why?


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