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Earthsky Tonight—June 27: Latest sunsets of the year

Earthsky Tonight—June 27: Latest sunsets of the year plus three evening planets

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science For people living around 40 degrees north latitude, the latest sunsets of the year happen around now. However, in the southern hemisphere, at 40 degrees south latitude, it is the year’s latest sunrises that are happening around now. That is in spite of the fact that the longest (or shortest) day was about a week ago, on the June 21 solstice. To celebrate the late June sunsets, today’s sky chart shows the bright stars and ... Full Story

Round Mountain Fire, Sunday update

Round Mountain Fire, Sunday update

FIRE INFORMATION SHEET Today’s Date/Time: June 27, 2010 @ 9 a.m. Fire Name: Round Mountain Fire Date and Time fire reported: June 25, 2010 Location: south of Highway 34, southwest of the Round Mountain Trailhead, west of Loveland and approximately 4 miles west of the Damn Store ICP Location: Viestenz Smith Picnic Area Cause: Under Investigation Size: 150 acres Initial size: 3-5 acres Weather Conditions: Weather ... Full Story