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Wednesday, March 21st, 2007
Photo by Janie Southard
Goodbye winter, hello spring
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Spring had technically begun by the time the fiery ball of the sun arose this morning over Grand Lake. The spring equinox this year occurred at 12:07 this morning. An equinox happens when the sun is at one of two opposite points on the celestial sphere where the sun's equator and its ecliptic intersect. In a wider sense, the equinoxes are the two days each year when the center of the sun spends an equal amount of time above and below the horizon at every location on earth. The word equinox derives from the Latin words aqueous (equal) and nox (night). In practice, the day is longer than the night.
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Thursday
66°
Chance Rain Showers
28%
Thursday Night
55°
Chance Rain Showers
43%
Friday
70°
Rain Showers
69%
Friday Night
39°
Rain Showers
91%
Saturday
41°
Slight Chance Snow Showers
23%
Saturday Night
25°
Mostly Cloudy
12%
Sunday
41°
Partly Sunny
10%
Sunday Night
32°
Chance Rain/Snow
28%
Monday
47°
Chance Rain Showers
29%
Monday Night
38°
Chance Rain Showers
34%
Tuesday
57°
Rain Showers Likely
63%
Tuesday Night
44°
Rain Showers Likely
66%
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