Western Slope Skies http://kvnf.org en Western Slope Skies 3/15/2013 http://kvnf.org/post/western-slope-skies-3152013 <p>Listen to Western Slope Skies, an astronomical report created by the Black Canyon Astronomical Society.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:12:14 +0000 Marty Durlin 8550 at http://kvnf.org Western Slope Skies 3/15/2013 KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-february-5-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Delta County Commissioners Ban Commercial Marijuana Growing</li><li>Capitol Coverage: State Senate Slaps State Energy Office Over Fiscal Mismanagement<br><p></p></li><li>Western Slope Skies</li></ul><p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:46:15 +0000 Brian Cambria 6107 at http://kvnf.org Winter Sun http://kvnf.org/post/winter-sun <p>Do you know when the Earth is nearest the sun?&nbsp; It’s January 4th, during what is typically the coldest part of our winter.&nbsp;&nbsp; Seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth’s rotation axis, not by our distance from the sun.</p><p>When the northern hemisphere is tilted away from the sun in late December and January we experience deep winter, while the southern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun and experiencing summer.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:52:00 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 4926 at http://kvnf.org Winter Sun Autumn Skies http://kvnf.org/post/autumn-skies <p>Autumn is a wonderful time to observe our Western Slope Skies. &nbsp;&nbsp;While the temperatures are not bitter cold, the nights are getting longer.</p><p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:34:37 +0000 2877 at http://kvnf.org Autumn Skies