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Offline Corbeille

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Bye Bye Winter...
« on: 17/03/2005 19:31:09 »
Today, round this part of the planet, the night will be longer than the day by a couple of minutes but come tomorrow, the day will be longer than the night. Hoorah!

What I don't understand is that the vernal equinox is on Sunday 20th. A time when day and night are equal everywhere on Earth. Except that's not the case round here. We seem to be a couple of days ahead.

Am I wrong in assuming that an equinox is "equal day and night"?

Are there regional variations?






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Re: Bye Bye Winter...
« Reply #1 on: 18/03/2005 08:56:19 »
That certainly won't be the case at the South Pole where it's about to get very dark for a long time !

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Re: Bye Bye Winter...
« Reply #2 on: 18/03/2005 09:24:11 »
It's bye bye Summer down at the South pole as they have an autumn equinox. Still equal hours of day and night for our penguin friends.






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