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Star Of Christmas – Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter

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Here is an update on the planetary conjunction of Venus and Jupiter. Hopefully we could have a glimpse of this event easily for few more days. I missed my chance today as I could not keep track of this astronomical event and I could also see clouds in the sky blocking the view.

Never mind. I tried to capture this moment on my GNU astronomy tool called  “Stellarium” and here you could see how it looks like.

They also believe that, there might have been a similar astronomical planetary movement  during the birth of Christ (Star of Christmas).

More readings:


Venus/Jupiter Daystar theory

Plantetary Conjunction – 1 Dec 2008

Sky Chart – November : 2008

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