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UTC Date and Time of Solstice and Equinox

August 20th, 2007 by admin

An equinox in astronomy is the event when the Sun can be observed to be directly above the Earth’s equator, occurring around March 20 and September 22 each year. On these dates, night and day are nearly of the same length and the Sun crosses the celestial equator (i.e., declination 0). More technically, the equinox happens when the Sun is at one of two opposite points on the celestial sphere where the celestial equator and 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 aequus (equal) and nox (night).

year Equinox
Mar
Solstice
June
Equinox
Sept
Solstice
Dec
day time day time day time day time
2002 20 19:16 21 13:24 23 04:55 22 01:14
2003 21 01:00 21 19:10 23 10:47 22 07:04
2004 20 06:49 21 00:57 22 16:30 21 12:42
2005 20 12:33 21 06:46 22 22:23 21 18:35
2006 20 18:26 21 12:26 23 04:03 22 00:22
2007 21 00:07 21 18:06 23 09:51 22 06:08
2008 20 05:48 20 23:59 22 15:44 21 12:04
2009 20 11:44 21 05:45 22 21:18 21 17:47
2010 20 17:32 21 11:28 23 03:09 21 23:38
2011 20 23:21 21 17:16 23 09:04 22 05:30
2012 20 05:14 20 23:09 22 14:49 21 11:11
2013 20 11:02 21 05:04 22 20:44 21 17:11
2014 20 16:57 21 10:51 23 02:29 21 23:03

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ICG Names Director Of Engineering

August 20th, 2007 by

International Communications Group Inc. (ICG) has appointed Darrell Andregg director of engineering, the company announced Aug. 16. Along with overseeing the engineering department, Andregg…

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Revenue Growth Helps Orbcomm Cut Second Quarter Loss

August 20th, 2007 by

Orbcomm Inc. recorded a revenue gain of about 5 percent to $6.6 million in its 2007 second quarter, the company announced. The growth helped Orbcomm cut its loss from $2.3 million in the 2006 second quarter to $1.3 million in the most recent quarter. Service revenue improved nearly 61…

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EchoStar Introduces New High-Definition DVR

August 20th, 2007 by

EchoStar Communications Corp. unveiled its latest high-definition (HD) digital video recorder (DVR) designed to complement the company’s expanded HD programming offerings on its Dish Network, EchoStar…

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Sirius Launches Aftermarket Tuner For Backseat TV

August 20th, 2007 by

The first satellite radio tuner that can receive Sirius Satellite Radio’s TV offering will be available in the fourth quarter, Sirius announced Aug. 16. The SCV1 satellite radio…

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