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Archive for June 29, 2010

Earthsky Tonight—June 29: Find the Libra stars

Earthsky Tonight—June 29: Find the Libra stars between Antares and Spica

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Before moonlight floods the nighttime at late night tonight, see if you can spot the constellation Libra’s two visible yet modestly bright stars: Zubenelgenubi and Zubeneschamali. If you live at mid-northern latitudes – like in North America, Europe and Asia – you will see these Libra stars rather low in your southern sky at nightfall and early evening. As seen from middle latitudes in the southern hemisphere – like ... Full Story

Fire operations continue at Round Mountain

Estes Park, Colo. – Fire operations continued today on the Round Mountain Fire that is burning on the Canyon Lake Ranger District of the Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest. The fire was declared 100 percent contained at 8:00 p.m. on June 27th. Three Type II crews continue to patrol the fire and mop-up any remaining hot spots. The Round Mountain Trail is closed and will remain closed until there is no fire activity in area. Motorists are asked to be aware of fire traffic and ongoing fire ... Full Story

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