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Earthsky Tonight – February 16, 2010: Moon,

Earthsky Tonight – February 16, 2010: Moon, Venus, Jupiter at dusk

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight’s chart portrays the western sky for about 30 minutes after sunset at middle latitudes in North America. The waxing crescent moon should be fairly easy to spot tonight, because it sets almost 3 hours after the sun. It’s a different story for the planets Venus and Jupiter, which are in conjunction today. Although Venus is the third brightest celestial object in the sky and Jupiter ranks the 4th brightest, this ... Full Story

On Deck

Tuesday, Feb. 16 Basketball Berthoud boys play Northridge away at 7 p.m. Berthoud Girls play at home against Fossil Ridge, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 Northern Conference Basketball playoffs Thursday, Feb. 18 - Saturday, Feb. 20 State Wrestling Tournament: Pepsi Center

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

By Meinte Veldhuis President, Little Thompson Science Foundation Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory. Friday, February 19, 2010 from 7– 11 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org) The guest speaker for Friday February 19 will be Edward Armstrong, an experienced sailor, who will talk about Celestial Navigation. Celestial Navigation, also known as astronavigation, is a position fixing ... Full Story

J. B. Clymer’s is moving

The staff of J. B. Clymer’s restaurant served its last meal at the corner of Fourth Street and Mountain Avenue on Valentine’s Day. In the wake of last month’s threat of imminent seizure of the building to satisfy unpaid state sales taxes, Sharon Dowling and Shari Nixon determined that it was time to move. At the time, Dowling said that she felt the lease contract with John Solliday had been broken by the events and certainly, the trust had been lost. Dowling immediately began looking for ... Full Story

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