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The Star of Bethlehem


The Star of Bethlehem was probably a triple conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in the constellation of Pisces, the significance of which was only obvious to the Magi of Babylonia. This occurred in 7 BC and events indicate that Jesus Christ was probably born in the Autumn of that year, around October, 7 BC.

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Hughes, D. The Star of Bethlehem. Nature 264, 513–517 (1976).

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