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The Mystery of the Christmas Star
December 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
What did the wise men see in the sky that was remarkable enough to undertake a journey across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem? What sign made them expect the birth of a king?
Take a journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem and discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. The Appold Planetarium’s holiday show The Mystery of the Christmas Star investigates possible dates for the birth of Christ and looks at recorded sightings of significant astronomical events during the time-frame. This modern telling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages.
The Mystery of the Christmas Star is offered on the following days of December -1st, 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 7:30 p.m. The Appold Planetarium is located inside Mother Adelaide Hall on the Lourdes University campus. 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for children under 12 and for Lourdes students presenting their student ID. Shows at the Appold Planetarium are limited to 50 and often sell out.
For more information or to purchase tickets contact Dr. Laura Megeath, Appold Planetarium Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-517-8897.