2014 Autumn Equinox Commences

September 22, 2014 4:39 PM

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With the commencement of the 2014 autumn equinox, experts say that the point when day and night are equal in length is just an "oversimplification".

Officially, the autumn equinox will initiate at 2:29 am GMT on September 23. "This date is called an equinox, from the Latin for 'equal night', alluding to the fact that day and night are then of equal length worldwide. But that is not necessarily correct," Rao wrote.

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