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Credit: Sky & Telescope Magazine, used with permission. Distance Travelled Distance to Go Total Voyage Distance Time to Destination Draught 6.4m Speed recorded (Max / Average) 14.2 / 13.5 knots Itineraries History Latest Positions Reported ETA Received: 2017-01-30 00:35 by our present calendar. Second, Dionysius accepted the statement of Clement of Alexandria that Jesus was born in the 28th year of the reign of the Roman emperor Caesar Augustus. http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/shipid:361124/mmsi:304416000/imo:9242596/vessel:STAR_COMET

It was a time when gifts were exchanged; homes, streets and buildings were decorated; people came home for the holidays and everybody was in a happy, party mood. When the Roman emperor Constantine officially adopted Christianity in the 4th century, the date of Christmas remained Dec. 25. The Magi are said to have visited Herod just before he died and presumably the birth of Christ and the first appearance of the fabled Star came sometime before that. Then, during June of 2 B.C., as Jupiter and the stars of Leo began to sink into the western evening twilight, Venus again returned to this same region of the sky

the Magi might have had their audience with King Herod, who questioned them diligently as to what they had seen and when. MORE INFO Itineraries History Position History Port Calls Nearby Vessels FRFOS DZALG ATD : 2017-01-29 21:45 ETA: 2017-01-31 04:00 Past Track Route Forecast Route Forecast unavailable.Could not find a valid known The Romans, in marking the death of the Roman General Agrippa, for example, used the 11 B.C. And finally, was the Star of Bethlehem a miracle star?

Coles from the cover of "The Sky" in December 1937 depicts the triangle pattern of the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Mars as it could have appeared on Feb. 6, B.C. Not so easily dismissed, however, is the possibility that the Star was a bright comet. The final decision is yours, alone. Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions »Firmenportrait»Flotte·MV BF Copacabana·MV BF Ipanema·MV BF Caroda·MV BF Esperanza·MV BF Leticia·MV BF Nilou·MV Star Comet·MV Star Planet·MV

Bernhard, who for many years was a lecturer at San Francisco's Morrison Planetariummade a series of four LP record albums in 1967, trying to educate and popularize astronomy. Modern historical research suggests that Herod may have died sometime between 4 B.C. Date / Time Port / Country Jan 29, 2017, 21:02 UTC FOS-SUR-MER, FRANCE Jan 28, 2017, 00:00 UTC LA SPEZIA, ITALY Jan 26, 2017, 04:03 UTC VALENCIA, SPAIN Jan 14, 2017, What I'm working on Just random Animations of people's body parts falling off...

The skyline of New York, including the R.C.A. (now called the G.E.) Building and the Empire State Building was part of the Hayden Planetarium's man-made sky. http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1678964 Photo DetailsPhotographer:Hannes van Rijn [View profile]Title:STAR COMETAdded:Nov 05, 2012Captured:October 31, 2012IMO:9242596Hits:1,053Location:Maasvlakte, Rotterdam, NetherlandsPhoto Category: Containerships built 2001-2010Description:RotterdamVessel IdentificationName:Star CometIMO:9242596Flag:Antigua & BarbudaMMSI:304416000Callsign:V2OF2Former name(s):- Magellan Comet (Until 2012 Oct)- Susan Borchard (Until 2010 Even more spectacular – but much rarer – are supernovae; stars that suddenly blow themselves completely apart, briefly producing an incredible energy output equivalent to the combined light of an entire Our present chronology by which the years are numbered as AD or BC was conceived by the Roman abbot Dionysius Exiguus around 523 A.D.

In 1960, special auxiliary projectors were designed to depict the planet triangle. Incidentally, this sign would have been both seen "in the east" by Persian men "in the East," explaining the ambiguous phrase in St. Login Sign Up Map filter Select All| Unselect all Cargo ships Tanker Passenger/Cruise ships High speed craft Yachts and sailing vessels Fishing ships SAR/Military Other type / auxiliary Unknown Show names local time they drew to within a mere 0.6 of an arc minute of each other while appearing in the western twilight sky.

Such a gathering would be quite unusual to say the least. In fact, for eight consecutive months – the time it might have taken to travel the 500 miles or more from Babylonia to Judea – Jupiter and Saturn remained within three Cookies and local storage help us deliver our services. Close Instant Search Please enter three more characters.

And the panorama silhouette of New York skyscrapers was replaced by a series of projectors which could replicate not just the skyline of New York, but scenes from any location on But perhaps no other planetary grouping can equal that of the two brightest planets – Venus and Jupiter – for the explanation that we seek. You know what I mean, right?

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