Solstice 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 Winter Solstice <p>December 21st marks the year’s longest night and shortest day, with daylight lasting only 9 hours and 20 minutes on the Western Slope.&nbsp; This is our winter solstice, the first official day of winter.</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 18:56:15 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 4307 at Winter Solstice