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The Vernal Equinox

Spring Has Arrived! The Vernal Equinox aka March Equinox What do you get in Springtime, when the Earth rolls around in its orbit to a place where,  if we Earthlings were to gaze up, the Read more…

The American Grounhog

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day occurs on the day the earth reaches midpoint in orbit between solstice and equinox. February 2nd is an astronomical Cross-Quarter Day, one of four days in the year when the Earth is midway Read more…

Leap Day

First taxes, then Leap Seconds, now this. A Leap Day. We got an extra second tacked onto our clocks at the end of 2015. And an extra day was added February 29, 2016. We never Read more…