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Earthsky Tonight, January 18, 2010: Moon and Jupiter

Earthsky Tonight, January 18, 2010: Moon and Jupiter move eastward through the stars

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Did you see the moon to the west (or right) of the blazing planet Jupiter yesterday, on Sunday evening? This Monday evening, in contrast, the waxing crescent moon will appear above Jupiter. This is because the moon moves eastward in front of the backdrop stars at about 13 degrees per day. For a measurement reference, your fist at an arm length approximates 10 degrees. The moon isn’t the only solar sytem body to travel ... Full Story

Loveland MLK Day History

By Carol Radcliff – January 6, 2009 The Loveland MLK Day Celebration has always been planned and implemented by a small, grassroots citizen group who believe in promoting the values of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The group changes from year to year, depending who has the time, interest and energy to be involved. To the best of our knowledge, this is the 20th Annual event. Since formal records have not been kept, much of this information comes from my memory of serving on the committee over the ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestling Club JV Tourney

Berthoud Wrestling Club JV Results January 16 Metro League Districts Tournament Wrestler Wt Group# JV ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestlers Dominate Soeby Spartan Classic

Berthoud Wrestlers Dominate Soeby Spartan Classic

Coach Pickert was pleased with his wrestlers performance at Saturday’s dual with four other schools. As the scores show, Berthoud dominated every school attending the meet. Fine individual performances and team performance put Berthoud well ahead, outscoring their opponents 230 to 60. Comments by Denise Schump Alex Sadlo pinned all of his opponents early in his matches including ranked wrestler Darrius Lohr from Eaton. Casey Couch pinned his opponnent from Rampart in the first period and ... Full Story

Lady Spartans top Roosevelt 49-47

The Lady Spartans played a steady game it toppling Roosevelt. Trailing 26 to 36 at the half, the Spartans scored consistently as Roosevelt saw their lead evaporate as the scored only 11 points in the second half. Results Last Game Teams Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Berthoud 13 13 10 13 49 Roosevelt 18 18 6 5 47 Spartan Girls Basket Ball Schedule and Results Date Time Opponent Results 12/01/09 7:00 p.m. @ Greeley Central 50-23 (W) 12/09/09 7:00 p.m. @ Sterling 43-47 ... Full Story

Show Choir Showcase a great success

Show Choir Showcase a great success

The Fourth Annual Show Choir Showcase was indeed a showcase of talent and judging by the number of people attending, a great success. There was no shortage of Choirs and the audience that packed Berthoud High School Commons was treated to over an hour and a half of musical entertainment. The show started off with the Kids in Red, elementary students who attend a two-day workshop with members of the Bridge-Between Show Choir. The 39 kids who attended this year’s work shop went through ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight, January 17, 2010 Moon and Jupiter

Earthsky Tonight, January 17, 2010 Moon and Jupiter set as Mars rises

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight and tomorrow night, the moon will guide you to the two brightest planets in the January evening sky – Jupiter and Mars. As darkness falls, look low in your west or southwest sky for the thin waxing crescent moon. That blazing point of light by the moon is the planet Jupiter. You can’t miss Jupiter – it’s far brighter than any star. The moon and Jupiter set shortly after full darkness falls – even earlier as ... Full Story

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