We just noticed a few maple leaves turning red, and sure enough today in the first day of fall. Hurray! Here in Brevard, in the northern hemisphere, this is the autumnal equinox, and it’s that time of the year when the sun rises and sets exactly in the east and west.
You might think that this also means the equinox is that time of the year when the sun rises and sets at the same time in the morning and evening (making the day and night the same length), but this is not the case. The reason for this is a little complicated, but it has to do with the size of the sun and the curvature of the earth.
Your time at camp and all the fun you had this summer may seem like a distant memory, but just think, you’re now that much closer to next summer! Only three more seasons to go!