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Earthsky Tonight — March 3, 2010: Use the Big Dipper

Earthsky Tonight — March 3, 2010: Use the Big Dipper to locate Polaris

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science At one time, sailors’ livelihoods and survival depended on their lucky stars – most especially, the pointer stars of the Big Dipper. Drawing a line through the two outer stars of the bowl faithfully points to Polaris, the North Star. Polaris is not the brightest star in the sky, as is commonly believed. It is a moderately bright second magnitude star, radiant enough to be easily seen – even on a moonlit night. Polaris, ... Full Story

Fire Beat: February 2010

Fire Beat: February 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Reports- February, 2010 Updated March 2 Monday, Feb. 1 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Megan Way. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call for injury from an assault at Berthoud High School. BFPD dive rescue team responded to a call for two dogs found in the lake near the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. A responsible party rescued one dog before the dive team’s arrival. The BFPD dive team searched the area, ... Full Story