What was the Christmas Star?

Was the Star of Bethlehem a planetary conjunction, a supernova outburst, a comet, or a single star?

In this 5-part mp3 series, Astronomer Bill takes the listener on a guided tour of one the most recorded astronomical events of Christendom. A scientific adventure of Biblical proportions!

Secrets of the Christmas Star

Myths & Realities about the Star of Bethlehem

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Five-Episode Series

EPISODE 1: The first step in solving the mystery.

EPISODE 2: Was the Star of Bethlehem a meteor or a comet?

EPISODE 3: Was the Star of Bethlehem an exploding star a nova or supernova outburst?

EPISODE 4: Was the Star of Bethlehem a planetary conjunction?

EPISODE 5: What the 3 Wise Men most likely saw in the evening sky on the night of Jesus' birth.