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20 Oct 2021 15:50:58 EDT (-0400)
  Re: First "Christmas Star" in Nearly 800 Years  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 19 Dec 2020 02:28:34
Message: <5fddaba2@news.povray.org>
Op 19/12/2020 om 02:09 schreef Cousin Ricky:
> On 2020-12-04 2:54 PM (-4), Bald Eagle wrote:
>> For the several solar system modelers amongst us:
>>
>> Jupiter and Saturn Will Align to Create the First "Christmas Star" in 
>> Nearly 800
>> Years
>>
>> https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/jupiter-saturn-christmas-star-48024008 
>>
> 
> Here we go again...
> 



> 

> impression that this event was a predictable outcome of the regular 
> clockwork of the Solar System.
> 



> 


> impressively close, but not close enough to appear as a single point for 

> pair will not appear much more "radiant" than Jupiter does alone.
> 


> 

> article arguing that since the account in Matthew was a faith-based 
> story, attempts to identify an actual corresponding astronomical event 


> the lines that all those murdered babies are living it up in heaven, but 

> Jesus' birth are unknown.
> 
> Lest you call me a killjoy, the reality not meeting an expectation would 



I agree.

Or this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star_(Clarke_short_story)

-- 
Thomas


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