Twice a year, the Earth is tilted just right, so that the Earth experiences a nearly equal amount of day and night. The first occurred on March 21 and the second will occur 5:04am (EST) September 23!
Books of interest at the library include:
- The autumn equinox: celebrating the harvest, by Ellen Jackson
+GT 4380 .J33 2000
- Earth & sky: visions of the cosmos in Native American folklore, edited by Ray A. Williamson and Claire R. Farrer
E 98 .A88 E18 1994 (Book collection, 2nd floor)
- The kids book of the night sky, by Ann Love and Jane Drake
+QB 46 .L69 2004
To find journal articles about the autumnal equinox and the changing of the seasons, please search the UNK databases.
There is a myriad of information out on the web about the changing of the seasons. A few are:
If any assistance finding materials or resources is needed, please don’t hesitate to contact one of the librarians! The reference desk can be reached at 308-865-8586 or by using the Ask Us 24/7 link.