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Earthsky Tonight — May 1, Follow the arc to the star

Earthsky Tonight — May 1, Follow the arc to the star Arcturus in May

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org It is now the perfect time to look outside in the evening and learn a phrase useful to sky watchers. The phrase is: ‘follow the arc to Arcturus.’ First, locate the Big Dipper asterism in the northeastern sky. Then draw an imaginary line following the curve in the Dipper’s handle until you come to a bright orange star. This star is Arcturus in the constellation Bootes, known in sky lore as the ‘bear ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule May 3 to 7, 2010 Monday, May 3, 2010 7:00 a. m. - 8:00 a. m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a. m. - 12:00 p. m. Work session Regarding Citizen Survey Results 1:30 p. m. - 2:30 p. m. Planning Work session with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding Transition Program for Horse Regulations 3:00 p. m. - 6:00 p. m. Land Use Items with Planning Department Staff, Hearing Room, 1st ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 30, Star hopping from

Earthsky Tonight — April 30, Star hopping from constellation Orion

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Rebecca wrote, “What is ’star hopping?’ What does that mean?” Rebecca, amateur astronomers use star hopping to go from stars and constellations they know … to ones they don’t know yet. First, look for noticeable patterns on the sky’s dome. One very easy pattern to find at this time of year is the constellation Orion the Hunter. You will find it descending in the west after sunset. Orion is easy to find ... Full Story

Berthoud BOT, April 27 report

Citizen’s minutes for April 27, 2010 by Dorian Ryan-Tacy From Berthoud Town Forum Citizen Reports; Dorian Ryan-Tacy spoke about Art in the Garden to be held June 26. She outlined the event and the sponsorship opportunities and the website www.berthoudartinthegarden.com. She said that Citizens First was happy to be working with both Berthoud arts organizations BAHA and Wildfire. The only Trustee to ask a question or offer a comment was Trustee Bauer who asked where the money was going. ... Full Story

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