Planetarium

An Astronomer Looks at the Christmas Star

Star of Bethlehem

SCIENCE LECTURE: An Astronomer Looks at the Christmas Star

Thursday, December 20, 2012   7:00 p.m.

Dr. Jerry LaSala, Southworth Planetarium Director/USM Physics professor

If the Star of Bethlehem was an astronomical event, what could it have been?  Dr. Jerry LaSala delivers a thorough lecture about this ancient mystery.   Might it have been a supernova, an exploding star?

Supernova SUPERNOVA

 

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