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As I post this we're about a day away from the Equinox, when the Sun will cross from the sign of Pisces (Tropical horoscope system) to Aries. This will happen Saturday at about 9:30 pm California time (12:30 am Sunday on the US East Coast, 4:30 am Sunday UTC ("Greenwich")).

The Sun also crosses the Equator from South to North at this time.

As usual, Wikipedia has something to say:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equinox

The figure at

http://www.plergb.com/Analemma/Analemma.shtml

shows the Sun's position on its journey through the signs of the Zodiac. It's updated hourly (but not on the hour). You can look at it year-round even if I only post about it at Equinoxes and Solstices.

Date: 2016-03-19 12:50 am (UTC)
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And here in Philadelphia, today's high was 63°F (17.2°C), and we're being told to expect a high of 46(7.8) tomorrow and 2-4" (5-10cm) of snow on Sunday
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