Scheduled air date: 2000 Mar 13-19
The Sun crosses the Celestial Equator at the Vernal (Spring) and Autumnal (Fall) Equinoxes.
The Sun is ascending ("springing") in March, and descending ("falling") in September.
The Sun rises exactly due East the morning of March 20th...
...and sets exactly due West that evening.
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