Spring Springs

The vernal constellations rise

The constellations of Spring rise, led by Leo. Image capture by Dale E. Lehman using Stellarium astronomy software.

Spring begins this year in the northern hemisphere on March 20th at 5:58 PM EDT. This is the vernal equinox, the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator on its way north. In the night sky, Spring is presaged by the rise of a set of constellations associated with the season, principally Cancer (the crab), Leo (the lion), Virgo (the virgin) and Boötes (the herdsman). About now at…

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Dale E. Lehman

Dale E. Lehman

Award-winning author of mysteries, science fiction, humor, and more. Get “The Fibonacci Murders” free: https://www.daleelehman.com/free-ebook-offer.