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Journey back in time to see ancient Star of Bethlehem
If youre looking for the Star of Bethlehem, maybe Billy Hix can help. Using scientific research, historical documents and computer simulations, Hix will attempt to journey back in time to the night sky in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago.
Do you love the Christmas story about the Star of Bethlehem? If so, you should set your sights on a performance of “A Christmas Star: An astronomer’s journey” at First United Methodist Church this Sunday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m.The program is free and open to the public.“Everyone is invited,” said Alicia Rodriguez, Children’s Ministry director at First United Methodist. “It’s a journey all youth and adults will enjoy.”The presentation will be conducted by Billy Hix, who was selected Science Teacher of the Year in Tennessee for 2012, will present a Christian-based, scientific search for the Star of Bethlehem using historical documents and computer simulations.As part of the program, spectators will be immersed in a computer simulation of the night sky in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago.