vernal equinox
Noun

vernal equinox (plural vernal equinoxes)

  1. (astronomy) The moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator while tilting towards from the observer, taking place in March in the northern hemisphere and September in the southern hemisphere.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: équinoxe de printemps
  • German: Frühlingspunkt, Widderpunkt
  • Portuguese: equinócio de primavera, equinócio vernal
  • Russian: весе́ннее равноде́нствие
  • Spanish: equinoccio vernal
Translations
  • German: Frühjahrs-Tagundnachtgleiche, Tagundnachtgleiche im Frühjahr, Frühlings-Tagundnachtgleiche, Frühjahrs-Äquinoktium, Frühlings-Äquinoktium
  • Portuguese: equinócio de primavera, equinócio vernal
  • Russian: весе́ннее равноде́нствие
  • Spanish: equinoccio vernal



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