Vernal Equinox

 the magical sunrise from Genius Loci on March 20, 2013 – the Vernal Equinox What Happens at the Equinox? Far from being an arbitrary indicator of the changing seasons, March 20 (March 21 in some years) is significant for astronomical reasons. On March 20, 2013, at precisely 7:02 A.M. EDT, the Sun will cross directly over the Earth’s equator. This moment is known as the vernal …