First day of fall: 5 things you probably didn’t know

First day of fall: 5 things you probably didn't know
Autumn Equinox 2017 – here's how the end of summer is being celebrated in the UK
(CNN) Yes, the season for chunky scarves, pumpkin-spiced everything and fantasy football is upon us. Fall, autumn, harvest season — whatever you call it — starts Friday, September 22, at 4:02 pm ET in the Northern Hemisphere. Here are some

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Today – Friday – at 12:02 Alaska Time, the season officially turned to “Autumn,” at least in an astronomical sense. The time of day marks the point when the sun crosses the “celestial equator,” moving from the northern hemisphere … . The sun rises behind Corfe Castle in the United Kingdom on the day of the autumn equinox (Sept. 22, 2017). Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Zuma. While residents of the northern half of the Earth prepare for shorter days and colder weather — the first …

It's Fall! Though most of us already knew that

Friday's autumn equinox marks the end of summer and the first day of fall for anybody living in the Northern Hemisphere, meaning colder weather and longer nights are on the way. The 2017 autumn equinox, which signals the official change of season … . Today is the autumnal equinox, which signals the end of summer and the start of autumn in the northern hemisphere – and when day and night are equal in many places. But does that mean that you can balance an egg on its end? People genuinely believe. As you've no doubt noticed with a sense of glum resignation, the nights are drawing in and those sun-dappled summer mornings have given way to frost and mizzle. And now it's official: autumn is official here, as today (September 22) marks the autumnal

Go ahead, reach for the pumpkin spice and the caramel apples, but don't break out the scarves, boots and sweater just yet. The first day of fall is Friday — but it won't feel like it. The autumnal equinox, which marks the astronomical start of fall …
BLOG: What happens at the exact moment of the Autumn Equinox?
BLOG: What happens at the exact moment of the Autumn Equinox?

Fall foliage of Rose Valley Lake taken in late September. Photo by John Hawkins from South Williamsport. ×. First Day of Fall: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know. Fall foliage of Rose Valley Lake taken in late September. Photo by John Hawkins from South

It's official: Summer is over. September 22 marks the fall equinox, or the first day of fall. Naturally, Google is all over it with a doodle honoring the occasion. The animation features an adorable mouse in a scarf, running to his home underground for …

Autumn officially begins today; here's how long it will still feel like summer

5 things to know about the first day of fall
5 things to know about the first day of fall

Today is the first day of the fall season, as the autumnal equinox signals the beginning of astronomical fall. This year, that happens across North America on Friday afternoon. So as the weather begins to cool across the country, here are some things … . Friday at 4:02 p.m. marked the beginning of Astronomical Fall. We've been telling you for days the date and time Fall would arrive, but what is actually happening at that moment? The Autumn Equinox is the exact moment that the sun is shining directly … . Summer ends and fall begins in Salida at about 2:02 p.m. today when the autumnal equinox occurs. The National Weather Service explains that seasons are caused by the fact that the Earth is tilted on its axis by 23.5 degrees. The tilt's orientation with …

Autumn Equinox 2017: Google Doodle Celebrates The Start Of Fall
Autumn Equinox 2017: Google Doodle Celebrates The Start Of Fall

Friday marks the official celestial start of the autumn season meaning warm colors, crunchy leaves, pumpkin everything and football are back. During fall it sometimes seems like you can't escape the passage of summer and the coming of winter, today is … . Friday, Sept. 22 marks the beginning of fall in the U.S. on the autumnal equinox at 4:02 pm EDT in the Northern Hemisphere. The equinox is defined as when day and night are the same length, approximately 12 hours each. The month also brings with it the

First Day of Fall: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know
First Day of Fall: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know
Since Friday is the Autumnal Equinox, we should we have 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night, right? After all, the word equinox means “equal night” in Latin. But today in Raleigh sunrise is at 7:03 a.m. and sunset is at 7:12 p.m. Why the nine minute. Sept. 22 marks the fall equinox, ushering in the year's best season on a day that lasts almost exactly 12 hours no matter where you are on the globe. Many of us in the Northern Hemisphere start noticing the days get shorter right about now, although in …

You can officially wave goodbye to the summer because the first day of autumn is here. Hundreds of thousands of Uber customers sign petition to reinstate its licence in London. Yep, that volatile summertime we just had has ended and we can now look

Google celebrates the fall and spring equinox with weather-themed Doodles

Autumn Equinox 2017 – here's how the end of summer is being celebrated in the UK
Autumn Equinox 2017 – here's how the end of summer is being celebrated in the UK
Here's all you need to know about the autumnal equinox taking place today, including how it's being celebrated. Druids and Pagans often gather at Stonehenge to celebrate the spiritual event. Getty – Contributor. 3. Druids and Pagans often gather at. The sun's direct rays, which were over the Northern Hemisphere during summer, will be directly over the Equator at the equinox. Autumn begins, but it will still feel like summer for a while. (Sun and Earth are not drawn to scale). High and low …

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