Published: Oct. 31, 2023

Photo of a pumpkinHappy Halloween everyone! Did you know that today is an astronomical holiday?

In ancient times, Halloween was celebrated across the globe by people who had a deep knowledge of the sky. They were in tune with the seasonal rhythms of our planet’s axial tilt and knew it was a cross-quarter day, falling between the autumnal equinox and winter solstice.

Enjoy this age-old tradition!