Seasons for the Northern Hemisphere, 2014
- Vernal Equinox: Mar. 20, 12:57 P.M. EDT (16:57 UT*), Sun enters sign of Aries; spring begins.
- Summer Solstice: June 21, 6:51 A.M. EDT (10:51 UT*), Sun enters sign of Cancer; summer begins.
- Autumnal Equinox: Sept. 23, 10:29 P.M. EDT (02:29 UT*), Sun enters sign of Libra; fall begins.
- Winter Solstice: Dec. 21, 6:03 P.M. EDT (23:03 UT*), Sun enters sign of Capricorn; winter begins.
*Universal time (UT), also known as Greenwich mean time (GMT). See Astronomy for a conversion table of universal time.
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