The stars in the night sky light up in the Nativity scene is on this ornament. It is the depiction of the birth of Jesus as described in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Baby Jesus is lying is his manger while Mary and Joseph watch over him. The three Wise Men are bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. When the switch on the bottom of the ornament is turned on, bright lights twinkle in the evening sky. The blinking lights will last approximately 80 hours of continuous use. Batteries are included. This is a wonderful ornament to give to a Sunday school teacher or give to someone you want to share the reason for the season. Hang this on the tree or use its flat surface to display on the mantle or table.