Seasons for the Northern Hemisphere, 2009
Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
- Vernal Equinox: Mar. 20, 7:44 a.m. EDT (02:44 UT*), Sun enters sign of Aries; spring begins.
- Summer Solstice: June 21, 1:45 a.m. EDT (20:45 UT*), Sun enters sign of Cancer; summer begins.
- Autumnal Equinox: Sept. 22, 5:18 a.m. EDT (12:18 UT*), Sun enters sign of Libra; fall begins.
- Winter Solstice: Dec. 21, 12:47 p.m. EST (07:47 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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