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.

2 Feb 2023

The angles of a horoscope are the Ascendant-Descendant axis and MC-IC axis. Our perception of the world and our interaction with it, are concentrated and channeled through the end points of these axes. People with planets in the angular houses–the 1st, 4th, 7th, and 10th–connect with the world much more visibly than others. It’s as […]

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31 Mar 2022

In an earlier post, I had described how to evaluate a chart in terms of the balance of elements. You can go beyond this, to get an even better impression of the horoscope. The way to do this is to assign a point score to each sign when it is occupied by a planet, and […]

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16 Mar 2022

In this post, I want to look at the horoscope of some actors to see how their vocation showed up in the horoscope. I am only choosing actors whose birth dates are know to be highly accurate (rated A or AA by Astrodatabank) so we can do a reliable analysis of the full horoscope, including […]

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4 Feb 2022

My first post on this blog was on January 1, 2021. A year later, here we are, at the 100th post. In this time, I have written on a wide range of topics in Western astrology, covering both natal and predictive aspects, at levels ranging from beginner to intermediate to advanced. I thank you all […]

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17 Jun 2021

Western astrology uses a 360-degree wheel to represent the essentials of a horoscope. In my previous posts on aspects and elsewhere, I have used the wheel as a convenient medium to place planets in signs, using the 9 o’clock spot to start the zodiac at 0 degrees of Aries, then sweeping counter-clockwise through the wheel, […]

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