Equinoxes

Mar 20
by Harley White

Equinoxes 800

An equinox is, for everyone
all over the earthly globe,
a time when through the center of Sun
(that essential daylight strobe)

passes the equatorial plane…
This paired biannual state,
of both autumnal and vernal twain,
once again we celebrate!

~ Harley White

< March 20, 2017 >


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Image ~ Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of equinox (vernal and autumnal)…

Image by Przemyslaw “Blueshade” Idzkiewicz
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Earth-lighting-equinox_EN.png

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