Manage episode 280649030 series 2824417
In this episode, Michael takes you up in the Cirrus SR22 for a night flight to practice instrument approaches with the G-1000 and to witness the Christmas Star over the Pacific Ocean! Michael attempts to explain in layman's terms what this incredibly rare event is for those of you who have any interest in the science of astronomy. This event is called a "Great Conjunction" and is not only beautiful but it helps you feel the power of what scientific knowledge can do and how its helping us unlock of the secrets of our Universe. We as humans are small and insignificant but we have learned so much since the last time this event happened in 1623. Take a look at this rare celestial event with Michael in the southwestern skies over Los Angeles either from a Cirrus or just step outside and open your eyes wide!