The September Equinox – September 23, 2011

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!

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 Books of interest at the library include:

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.