South Cheshire Astronomical Society - Talk Archive Item

Notice Issued: 22/11/2020 12:28
Updated: 24/11/2020 13:11; Video recording & Slides handout made available 07/12/2020


Online Public Talk Zoom Session

Thursday 3rd Dec 2020

Meeting opened 7:00pm for 7:30pm start

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Speaker: Dr Steve Barrett - Dept of Physics - Liverpool University

Topic: Christmas star

"Star of Bethlehem"

A light-hearted look at the Gospel of St Matthew.
What are the astronomical candidates for the Star of Bethlehem?
How well do they fit the account?
Do known events fit the timeline of the nativity?

Talk Illustration
It's behind you!

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(image collage by Al W of SCASTRO)

Presentation Recording and Slides Handout

Dr Barrett has generoulsy provided us with a link to a video recording of his seasonal and fascinating presentation. To view the recording, click on the link below:

He has also provided us with a pdf copy of his slides ; click on the link below to view, or print, or download.

Copy of slides shown at Dr Steve Barrett's 'Star of Bethlehem'

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