Ahead of this year's event, Jax said: "We always dip close to the autumn equinox
in order to mark the transition from summer to winter.
Penella Bee marks the Autumn Equinox
at Druridge Bay in Nothumberland ahead of the annual North East Skinny Dip
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 - NOVEMBER 22 Autumn equinox
is upon us, and being a little introspective or perhaps more selective about where you spend your free time, might feel right.
-- Wildlife Pete (@WildlifePete) aoao [euro][euro] [euro][logical not]aa[euro] [euro]y[euro]i aoaaaia* A new Google Doodle was launched on Monday to mark the autumn equinox
. Google says that Monday's 12-hour day is the case nearly "everywhere in the world" as the sun crosses the equator.
This year September 22 is the day of the autumn equinox
(it is always around this date) in the northern hemisphere, when night and day are nearly of the same length.
September's full moon is not the usual 'harvest moon', as the harvest moon is always the full moon closest to the autumn equinox
, which occurs on September 22.
Then the day occurs when the times are equal again, called the autumn equinox
, and fall becomes winter.
Whereas the Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest the autumn equinox
, the Hunter's Moon is the next full moon after the Harvest Moon.
More than 400 people stripped off and ran into freezing waters to celebrate the autumn equinox
- and raise money for charity.
This usually happens around the Autumn Equinox
in September and the Spring Equinox in March.
So if you're smart, my advice is DON'T throw open wide your window until the autumn equinox
The autumn equinox
, when day and night are equal, arrives in two days.