At 03:49 UTC on Friday, March 20, the Sun will cross the Earth's celestial equator from south to north. This instant marks 2020's March equinox. It's the spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the fall/autumn equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. It is also the first time in over a century that the equinox will occur on March 19 in the US! Full Story
Many Christians in the United States remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day is also on the Sunday before Easter Sunday.
It will be best seen when the Moon is just above the horizon. Don't forget to change your clocks as DST begins in the US, Canada, or parts of Mexico. And the March Equinox will bring warmer and longer days north of the equator. Read more