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Earthsky Tonight, January 22, 2010: Moon and stars of

Earthsky Tonight, January 22, 2010: Moon and stars of Aries point to a hard-to-see galaxy

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org As seen from North America this evening, the fat waxing crescent moon shines in front of the constellation Pisces the Fishes, not far at the Aries/Pisces border. The three stars to the moon’s upper left depict the head of Aries the Ram. In their order of brightness, these stars are Hamal, Sheratan and Mesarthim. The star Eta Piscium in Pisces may be hard to see tonight because of the moonlit glare, but this star ... Full Story

Former Recorder columnist Doug Nichols passes away

We were saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Doug Nicols passed away this afternoon. Doug had taken a fall in December and suffered a broken leg. He seemed to be recovering when he suddenly lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital where he remained in a coma until today. The preliminary report indicates a blood clot in the brain. Nichols was a retired micropaleontologist who volunteered at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and wrote the column "Our Natural World" for ... Full Story

Turner girls take 3 out of 4 games against Fort Lupton

8th Grade Varsity  wins 47 to 20 8th Grade JV wins  33 to 13  (Photos) 7th Grade Varsity wins 26 to 21 (Photos) 7th Grade JV loses 12 to 17 The Turner Middle School girl Dragons faced of against the Fort Lupton Blue Devils on Thursday afternoon and came away victorious in three of the four games. The Eighth-grade teams had a pretty easy time of it. The Junior Varsity led 13 to 7 at the half and it was never close after that. With balanced scoring, the JV continued to widen ... Full Story

Turner Middle School 8th Grade Varsity over Walt Clark

The Dragons jumped out to an 8 to 2 lead in the first quarter and held a comfortable lead at the half. The Walt Clark girls were not to be denied and came out running in the third period and took a 17 to 16 lead at the end of the third. The lead held until Sara Parker's free throw put the Turner girls ahead 19 to 17 with 5:14 remaining in the game. The Dragons found their game again in the final five minutes and scored 5 more points to Walt Clark's 2, winning by a 5 point margin, 24-19. Some ... Full Story

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