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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Visit the NASA/JPL website to view more Astronomy Pictures of the Day   The North America Nebula in Infrared Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, L. Rebull (SSC, Caltech);  DSS, D. De Martin Explanation: The North America Nebula can do what most North Americans cannot -- form stars. Precisely where in the nebula these stars are forming has been mostly obscured by some of the nebula's thick dust that is opaque to visible light. However, a new view of theNorth America Nebula ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—February 15, Moon close to Castor and

Sky Tonight—February 15, Moon close to Castor and Pollux

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the waxing gibbous moon shines close to Castor and Pollux, the constellation Gemini’s two brightest stars. Although the brilliant moon will obscure much of the starry heavens, Castor and Pollux will probably be able to withstand tonight’s lunar glare. Understanding moon phases When the moon leaves the evening sky by the last week of February, you can use the constellation Orion’s two ... Full Story

Sentence in Murder-for-hire plan

EVANS MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS PART IN MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLAN GREELEY, Colo. – Evans resident Jesse Rodriguez (DOB 10/20/89) was sentenced in Weld County District Court this morning to 15 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plan. Rodriguez, who was originally charged with Solicitation of First Degree Murder After Deliberation (a class two felony) and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder After Deliberation (also a class two felony), pled to the conspiracy ... Full Story

Strong Third Period Leads Mavs To Weekend Win

Strong Third Period Leads Mavs To Weekend Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Missouri Mavericks scored three goals in the third period to defeat the Colorado Eagles, 7-4, capping off a three-games-in-as-many nights series between the teams that had a fitting playoff feel. After each team had won one of the previous two games in overtime, Simon Watson helped lead the Mavs to the "rubber-match" win with a pair of goals. A back-and-forth first period saw the Mavs start the scoring at 4:33. Mike Wakita took a shot from the top of the right ... Full Story

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