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Do you see what I see? Planetary alignment to create a ‘Christmas star’ – Religion News Service

(RNS) — Astronomers have floated the idea that a similar conjunction of planets could be a scientific explanation for the star of Bethlehem in the Christmas story….



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(RNS) — A star, a star will dance in the night on Dec. 21.
Actually, it won’t be a star, but the so-called “great conjunction” of two planets — Jupiter and Saturn — creating something similar to what some astronomers suggest the wise men may have seen in the biblical account of the birth of Jesus.
RELATED:The ‘Splainer: Is the star of Bethlehem for real?
Jupiter and Saturn align about every 20 years, according to the Virginian-Pilot, but not always in December, and they don’t always come so close…

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