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A heavenly look at Earth on the first day of spring

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Welcome to Spring 2014 and although we started with light snow in Chicago the skies quickly cleared to sunshine.

NASA's GOES-13 satellite operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) captured this view of Earth and the Western Hemisphere as winter makes the change to spring. Today is also known as the Vernal Equinox with equal hours of daylight and darkness across the planet. People in the southern hemisphere are experiencing the change from summer to fall today.

In case you are wondering, Summer starts in just 93 days on June 21st.

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