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Archive for February 14, 2010

Earthsky Tonight – February 15, 2010: Young moon

Earthsky Tonight – February 15, 2010: Young moon hunting after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our chart shows the western sky for about 30 minutes after sunset at middle latitudes in North American. If you are blessed with an absolutely level horizon and crystal-clear skies, you might – if you are extremely lucky – see the planets Venus and Jupiter by the horizon. At mid-northern latitudes, these planets set about 40 minutes after the sun. You will have a much better chance of spotting the ... Full Story

Five Berthoud wrestlers qualify for state tournament

Five Berthoud wrestlers qualify for state tournament

By Denise Schump The Berthoud Wrestling team took third place in the 4A region 1, 17 team, regional tournament held on Friday and Saturday at Greeley Central High School. Windsor chalked up the most team points (222.5), with Greeley West (185) coming in second, and Berthoud close behind with 172. After all the dust settled, five Spartan grapplers are heading off to battle it out at the Pepsi Center in the Annual State Wrestling tournament. Robbie Workman (130) and Alex Sadlo ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – February 14, 2010: The Double

Earthsky Tonight – February 14, 2010: The Double Cluster in Perseus

Face the northwestern horizon this evening – above and to the right of the place where the sun set on the western horizon – but mid- to late evening. Here you can find the Double Cluster in the constellation Perseus. These are two open stars clusters, known as “H” and “Chi” Persei (also called NGC 884 and 869). How to find them? First, you need a dark sky. As you work your way up from the northwest horizon you’ll see the famous constellation Cassiopeia forming a ... Full Story

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