[meteorite-list] Star of Bethlehem Was Two Brilliant Meteors

From: Bernd Pauli HD <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:55 2004
Message-ID: <3B93EC00.1A69925F_at_lehrer1.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>

Dave wrote:

> For a really good treatise on this subject, I suggest reading the work
> of Dr. Michael R. M o l n a r (see below), THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM.
> His theoretical discussion interweaves astronomical, astrological, and
> numismatical data to determine what led the Magi to Bethlehem. Very
> interesting book.

Hello Dave and List,

Here are some further references for those interested in the subject:

BUKE-GAFFNEY W. (1937) Kepler and the Star of Bethlehem (J. Roy. Astron.
Soc. of Canada 417-425).

LOVI GEORGE (1984) Some recent ideas on the star of Bethlehem (S+T, Dec
1984, pp. 537-538).

JOHNSON D. (1985) Star of Bethlehem Chronology (S+T, Mar 1985, p. 208).

SINNOTT R.W. (1986) Astronomical Computing: Computing the star of
Bethlehem (S+T, Dec. 1986, pp. 632-635): Evidence for the star - Jupiter
and Saturn in 7 B.C. - Jupiter and Venus in 2 B.C. - The death of Herod

DeYOUNG J.A. (1987) Star of Bethlehem (S+T, Apr. 1987, pp. 357-358).

SCHAEFER B.E. (1999) Review of "The Star of Bethlehem" by M. Molnar (Sky
& Tel December 98-6, 1999, pp.77-79).

MARVIN U.B. (2000) The Star of Bethlehem: The Legacy of the Magi by
Michael R. M o l n a r (MAPS 35-6, 2000, p. 1400).

Best wishes,

Received on Mon 03 Sep 2001 04:45:52 PM PDT

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