Noun(1) either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length(2) (astronomy
(1) A tropical year is the time it takes the sun to pass from one equinox , or tropic, to the same tropic or equinox again.(2) ├ö├ç├┐An equinox is when night and day are equal,├ö├ç├û he said.(3) It won't be until after the equinox on 23 September that the longer days will allow the warmth to settle in.(4) He relied on the formula adopted by the Church two centuries before, the Easter shall fall on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring of the equinox .(5) I feel a strong attachment to the equinox in March because my birthday is the 23rd and so I usually try to combine a celebration of the two.(6) What was left of the population had to cross the equator every equinox to escape the now-extreme winters and summers.(7) Anyone who says day and night is equal on the equinox hasn't bothered to let facts get in the way of theory.(8) It lies close to the date midway between an equinox and a solstice. Such dates carry an importance in many European and European-derived calendars.(9) It was once connected with the fall equinox , the day when day and night are equal.(10) The Harvest Moon, therefore, occurs within several days of September 23, the fall equinox .(11) Technically, a solstice is an astronomical point and, due to the procession to the equinox , the date may vary by a few days depending on the year.(12) The position of the stars should not be related to the point of the equinox , that is to the position of the point which changes position in the course of time, but the position of the point of the equinox should be related to the sphere of stars.(13) As a result, the actual occurrence of the equinoxes and solstices slowly moved away from their calendar dates.(14) The lengths of the hours were equal around the equinoxes but the rest of the time they could vary considerably.(15) Long-term changes in the dates of the solstices and equinoxes are caused mainly by tugs imposed on the orientation of the Earth's spin axis by the Moon.(16) These nine nights occur on equinoxes or equal nights when the sun is vertically overhead at the equator or centre.
(1) spring equinox :: forårsjævndøgn
(2) autumnal equinox :: efterårsjævndøgn
(3) vernal equinox :: forårsjævndøgn
1. equinoctial point ::
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