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Archive for June 6, 2010

Earthsky Tonight—June 7: Closest two planets of 2010

Earthsky Tonight—June 7: Closest two planets of 2010 on June 8, but one may require binoculars

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The closest planet/planet pairing takes place in the morning sky on Tuesday, June 8. Jupiter and Uranus stand less than 1/2 degree apart. (For reference, the moon’s diameter spans 1/2 degree of sky.) The brighter of these two planets, Jupiter, beams as the brightest celestial point of light in the dawn and predawn sky. Uranus, though, only appears about 1/2000 as bright as Jupiter. In other words, you will need a dark ... Full Story

Berthoud Day a big success: 5K results

Berthoud Day a big success: 5K results

It was a beautiful day and everything seemed to go off smoothly. From the pancake breakfast to the evening shows, everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. We will give a recap of the days activities in pictures. The 90 photos of the parade include nearly every entry. If you missed it, you can watch the parade online. We will start with the Habitat 5K race. First the results. 1K kids run Girls 1st place: Jessa Pirkey, age 9 2nd place: Sophia Kathol, age 8 3rd place: ... Full Story

To the Editor, thank you Senator Lundberg

To the Editor, thank you Senator Lundberg

I would like to thank Senator Kevin Lundberg for helping me with a problem I had with the Colorado Dept. of Revenue which had incorrectly processed my income tax return. I filed my return expecting a small refund, but then received a letter from the DOR stating I owed over $1,700 in taxes plus an assessed penalty. After my tax preparer wrote DOR listing the many errors they had made, I waited over two months for the matter to be corrected. After contacting Senator Lundberg for help with this ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule June 7 to

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule June 7 to 11, 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Work session Regarding Impact of Amendments 60 & 61, and Proposition 101 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding American Planning Association Colorado Chapter correspondence regarding 35 acre parcel splits 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Commissionerís ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—June 6: Mars and Regulus in

Earthsky Tonight—June 6: Mars and Regulus in conjunction

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The planet Mars and the star Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, highlight their conjunction this evening. Two heavenly bodies are said to be in conjunction whenever they stand north and south of one another. Tonight, Mars and Regulus shine about a pinky-width apart. By all means, look at the evening couple through binoculars or low power on a telescope. The contrast of color makes their partner’s ... Full Story

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