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Re: VMs: Research Note: f67v2

> I've got a color copy of it, but no, I hadn't noticed
> the green stars. Planets are a good idea, considering
> the SN was in Ophiuchus, so the Zodiac was just
> below it.  I'll see what Starry Night turns up. Thanks!

Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn were grouped around the
foot of Ophiuchus, surrounding the supernova. I found
the exact configuration seen in a star atlas of the time.

The supernova was first noticed on 9 October 1604,
but the planet positions match the green stars best on
18 October 1604.


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