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.

22 Aug 2023

Suppose you are analyzing the chart of a friend. She says her birth data is this: June 1, 1980, 7:30 pm, New York, USA. Can your friend, and you, guarantee that the birth time is accurate? You know the MC (and for births near the equator, the ascendant as well) moves by approximately one degree […]

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1 Dec 2021

The transits of Saturn and the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to the angles–Ascendant/Descendant, MC/IC–mark turning points in the life. The actual angle that may be impacted during the life-changing event or circumstance may be different from the one you expect. But if you dig deeper you will find that the significance of the […]

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21 Oct 2021

In an earlier post, I described how to reconcile events with transits, focusing on conjunctions of the transiting planets Jupiter through Pluto to the natal planets and angles. Saturn’s orbital period is roughly 29 years, which means it does a full transit circle around the horoscope in 29 years, almost everyone (those who live to […]

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18 Oct 2021

The best thing you can do to understand transits is to map them to the times when they were/are active in your life, and relate them to what was going on in your life at that time. Transits don’t always show up as remarkable events (although very often they do!), they can equally mirror certain […]

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