How to learn on this blog

You are here because you want to learn astrology. On this blog, there is a large and growing number of posts on many topics in astrology, aimed at different levels of learning requiring varying amounts of background information. Where exactly to start your learning, and how to acquire a cohesive and meaningful repertoire of knowledge? This special post will show you how.

Horoscopes

There are two essential tools you need to analyze horoscopes. One is the ephemeris, and the other is a horoscope charting program. This post tells you how and where to get them.

30 Oct 2023

The Sun and Moon represent conscious direction and unconscious drive. The planet at their midpoint can catalyze the inner marriage of the Sun and Moon, and the energy of the midpoint planet can fuse the heart and the soul to make you feel complete.

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20 Oct 2023

The midpoints within a small orb of 1.5 or 2 degrees around a planet are crucial to interpreting the quality of the planet. When the midpoints are arranged in sequence from before the planet, the planet, and after the planet, we get a midpoint tree. The midpoint tree for a planet provides invaluable insight into the planet's significance to the individual.

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27 Sep 2023

A midpoint is reflected at several other places in the horoscope, where it carries equal significance. These other places are called indirect midpoints. With indirect midpoints added to the mix, it gets hard to spot all midpoints in the horoscope wheel. Instead, a tabular structure called the midpoint sort is used to show all midpoints in a horoscope.

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19 Sep 2023

Horoscope interpretation can be taken to the next level by using midpoints. A midpoint is the point that is exactly in the middle of the shorter arc between two planets in the horoscope. When a midpoint is occupied by another planet, its sets up a three-way combination that offers surprising new insight into the horoscope and the life.

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13 Sep 2023

Solar arcs are the go-to approach to rectification. Sometimes you can home in on the correct birth time with just one solar arc hit corresponding to a known past event. But other times you need to triangulate multiple solar arcs corresponding to different significant events to narrow down the birth time.

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5 Sep 2023

In a previous post, I showed how you can confirm a birth time using solar arcs by simply eyeballing the possible direction of a solar arcing planet to an angle, or vice versa. Using the time taken in years and months for the arc to close, you look for a corresponding milestone event for that […]

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