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.


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.

26 Oct 2021

Every single heavenly body is constantly on the move (relative to the earth), so in a sense transits are happening all the time. Sort of like trains running continuously in your metro area, round and round the same routes. But for the most part, a train going by on the tracks a mile away does […]

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30 Apr 2021

Jupiter’s orbital period is 12 years, but Saturn takes 29 and a half years to do one complete revolution around the Sun. This means Saturn spends roughly two and half years in each sign, more than double the time spent by Jupiter. Like all other planets, Sun and Moon not included, Saturn also appears to […]

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28 Apr 2021

The orbital periods of Jupiter and Saturn are much longer than those of the inner planets. The orbital period of Jupiter is just under 12 years, which means that Jupiter spends roughly a year in each sign. But it’s not always exactly a year – sometimes it’s a little more, other times it is a […]

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