Monday, September 22, 2008

Declination Zero

Well, it's here. Fall has arrived as of 11:44:18 EDT this morning. At that moment, the sun was directly over the equator -- crossing into the Southern hemisphere -- at the equinoctial point on the celestial sphere where the celestial equator and the ecliptic intersect.

Suffice to say that if I were a Druid, I'd be planning a party -- just not the no-holds-barred debauchery that goes on for the Solstice.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

wow, I caught this with in the 24 hours of the change...shoulda known...I dripped my coffee on the counter when I poured it, dropped the cup when I tripped over the laptop cord, landed on my bumm in a puddle of latte. So the first message that comes up on my computer screen when I recover is:
Happy Fall! Schotzie

Julie Morrison said...

You’re it! To see what you got tagged for, click my name or check out
One Lap Around the Sun September 25th!

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