What and When Was the Christmas Star?

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Location: Digital Visualization Theater, Jordan Hall of Science

Christmas star

Was it a comet, a nova, a supernova or a planet alignment? Who were the "wise men from the East?"

Prof. Mathews will review the many astronomical postulates and describe the evidence and possible answers to the nature and time of this special event.

View the event flyer.

Sponsored by the Department of Physics and Center for Astrophysics. Questions? Contact Susan Baxmeyer at (574) 631-6386.

 

Originally published at physics.nd.edu.