Summer en Western Slope Skies - 6/20/14 <p><strong>June Solstice</strong></p><p>With the arrival of warmer temperatures, perhaps you’ve been enjoying some outings to the mountains or a float trip on a river.&nbsp; While there is no doubt that summer is in full swing here in western Colorado, it’s not until this coming Saturday that the Universe makes it official.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:43:43 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 27701 at Western Slope Skies - 6/20/14 iSeeChange: Do Warmer Temps Equal Earlier Sunflowers? <p>Last week, users on the Almanac reported seeing the summer's first sunflowers. One user was surprised to see the flowers were blooming already.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 15:37:09 +0000 Travis Bubenik 12457 at iSeeChange: Do Warmer Temps Equal Earlier Sunflowers? The Mystic's Almanac - Summer Fullness <p>Summer peak in an alpine wilderness. Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:08:23 +0000 Dr. Judith Boice 12123 at The Mystic's Almanac - Summer Fullness The Summer Milky Way <p>On &nbsp;clear August nights, &nbsp;the Milky Way extends brilliantly from our southern &nbsp;horizon, creating a beautiful vision of stars,&nbsp; reflected light, nebulae, gas and dust.&nbsp;&nbsp; As darkness falls, and you step outside, it first appears as a band of clouds reaching across the sky. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:13:12 +0000 1357 at The Summer Milky Way