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Earthsky Tonight— July 6, 2010: Earth farthest from

Earthsky Tonight— July 6, 2010: Earth farthest from sun for 2010 on July 6

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Today, our planet Earth reaches its most distant point from the sun for this year. Astronomers call this farthest point aphelion, and, at aphelion, we are about three million miles farther from the sun than we will be six months from now. That is in contrast to our average distance from the sun of about 93 million miles. Are you looking for Earth’s exact distance from the sun today? It is at 94,508,351 miles. Last year, ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, June 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat, June 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for June 2010 Tuesday, June 1 BFPD responded to a report of power lines down on Sixth Street and Welch Avenue. This was a phone line down and Qwest was notified for repairs. BFPD responded to a bicyclist hit on Taft Avenue. The patient was transported. Thursday, June 3 BFPD responded to a fatal vehicle accident on East Highway 56. This was a two-vehicle accident involving a concrete mixing truck and a pickup truck. The ... Full Story

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