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Archive for December 17, 2010

EarthSky Tonight—December 18, Moon glides by

EarthSky Tonight—December 18, Moon glides by Pleiades cluster

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight, moving eastward as it always does in orbit around Earth, the moon will pass by the famous Pleiades star cluster. Our sky chart shows you what the moon and the Pleiades cluster might look like through binoculars this early evening. Notice that the Pleiades has a dipper shape. Total lunar eclipse on December 20 or 21, depending on time zone Early stargazers sometimes described the Pleiades as a ... Full Story

Winners in 2010 Christmas Decoration and Spirit

Winners in 2010 Christmas Decoration and Spirit Contest

The Chamber of Commerce announced the winners in the : 2010 Christmas Decorating & Spirit Contest Lighting up our town by decorating your home or business and win prizes! Award Categories 1.   Business who best exhibits/portrays the best Christmas spirit. This year’s winner is the Town of Berthoud. Thank you for your beautiful decorations throughout the town…and your spirit, as well.   2.   Business who has the best Christmas decorations: ... Full Story

Berthoud El Kindergarten teacher receives award

Berthoud El Kindergarten teacher receives award

Kindergarten teacher Millie McCloy was taken by surprise Thursday morning when she was recognized with the Champions Excellence In Education Award. Champions’ area manager, Stephanie Roberts, used the occasion of the Berthoud Elementary teachers’ breakfast to make the presentation. McCloy teaches kindergarten classes at the school, but is employed by Champions®, an organization that provides extended learning experiences. McCloy provides the extra half-day of ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 17, Moon between Ram’s

EarthSky Tonight—December 17, Moon between Ram’s head and Pleiades

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Total lunar eclipse on December 20 or 21, depending on time zone As seen from North America, the waxing gibbous moon will shine midway between the head of the constellation Aries the Ram and the Pleiades star cluster tonight. The Pleiades star cluster shines to the east of the moon. Can you see the small dipper-shaped Pleiades cluster tonight in the moon’s glare? If not, try binoculars. The ... Full Story

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