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Archive for January 12, 2011

Sky Tonight—January 13, Moon in front of Aries the

Sky Tonight—January 13, Moon in front of Aries the Ram

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the waxing gibbous moon shines in front of the constellation Aries the Ram. As seen from mid-northern latitudes at nightfall and early evening, you’ll find the moon high in your southern sky, and the three stars outlining the head of the Ram shining to the right or upper right of the moon. These Aries’ stars are Hamal, Sheratan and Mesarthim. Hamal is the brightest of these three stars, ... Full Story

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

  Shirley Ann Kouns January 2, 1949 – January 9, 2011 Shirley Ann Kouns passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Longmont United Hospital. She was born January 2, 1949 in North Platte Nebraska. By 1956 her parents, William and Gay Stoddard moved to Denver where she would grow up, attending Abe Lincoln High School. It is there she met Robert “Bob” Kouns and began the wonderful romance that was the basis of the family they would share. Three sons were added to the family ... Full Story

Astronomy Photo of the Day

Astronomy Photo of the Day

The Seagull Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: Michael Sidonio Explanation: This broad expanse of glowing gas and dust presents a bird-like visage to astronomers from planet Earth, suggesting its popular moniker - The Seagull Nebula. This portrait of the cosmic bird covers a 1.6 degree wide swath across the plane of the Milky Way, near the direction of Sirius, alpha star of the constellation Canis Major. Of course, the region includes objects with other catalog ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, January Students of the Month

Turner Middle School, January Students of the Month

Tyler Kennedy – 6th Grade Tyler is such a pleasure to have at TMS.  He always looks out for others and is willing to help anyone, anytime.  Tyler is a kind, caring, and considerate young man. Sierra Gosh – 7th Grade Sierra is a thoughtful, sweet young lady who is considerate of others.  She consistently has a positive attitude and demonstrates great effort and participation in the classroom.  Her helpful attitude ... Full Story

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