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Archive for October 12, 2010

EarthSky Tonight—October 13, Moon is waxing, but

EarthSky Tonight—October 13, Moon is waxing, but still low in sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Diana from Potsdam, NY asked, "Why are the evening crescent and the first quarter moon always so low in the autumn evening sky?" The answer is that, as seen from our northern hemisphere, the ecliptic – the pathway of the moon and planets – sinks very low in the southern sky on autumn evenings. That is why the waxing crescent moon and the first quarter moon always loom low in the sky in September and October, as seen ... Full Story

Berthoud Woman set to Report on Missionary Service in

Berthoud Woman set to Report on Missionary Service in Florida

Summer Eland, a Berthoud High School graduate of 2005 and founder of “A Touch of Summer” salon, returned this month from serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 18 months in Florida. She will report of her service at two separate meetings in Berthoud, Sunday morning, October 17 – at 9:00 a. m. at the Berthoud Ward, and at 11:00 a. m. at the Twin Peaks Young Single Adult Ward. Both meetings are at the Berthoud LDS. Chapel at 550 Spartan ... Full Story

Obituary:Barbara D. Nelson

Obituary:Barbara D. Nelson

Barbara D. Nelson died Saturday, September 11, 2010 at her home in Greeley. She was born January 11, 1943 in Circleville, Ohio to Ned H. and Jeanne (Thatcher) Barnes. She was baptized on July 9, 1943. Barbara married Fred Nelson on October 8, 1971. They later divorced. Barbara lived in Circleville, Ohio and Arvada, Colorado. She attended Colorado Women’s College and enjoyed a long work history of working in tack shops in Boulder and Berthoud, Colorado. Barbara loved her ... Full Story

Seeking One Principled Person from Each Side of the

By Kathleen Rogers and Antonio Gonzalez On September 17, 1787, a group of visionaries and leaders signed our Constitution. They were intent on creating a functioning government based on universal truths and extraordinary principles in an environment complicated by disparate regional economies and wildly divergent parochial interests. Back then, differing proposals for the shape of our government divided our country into two camps, but the necessity to address the need for a common ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—October 12, Arcturus sparkles in

EarthSky Tonight—October 12,  Arcturus sparkles in western sky on October evenings

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Is Comet Hartley 2 beginning to brighten? A bright star in the west in the evening in October – flashing colors – is Arcturus. Let us back up a minute. The extremely bright object in the east to southeast sky on these October 2010 evenings is the planet Jupiter. Still, many have asked about a bright star – not as bright as Jupiter, but still very bright and twinkling very actively – in the west after sunset. Jim ... Full Story

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