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.

6 Dec 2023

Will Shortz has been the crossword editor at New York Times for 30 years. He is the most celebrated puzzle maker in the world. When he was in middle school, he turned in an essay on becoming an adult where he said his goal was to become a “professional puzzle maker”. The teacher thought he […]

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10 May 2022

The progressed Sun (also known as the solar arc), illuminates each planet that it comes in contact with through hard aspect. It shines its light on the planet, and we come to realize what the planet means to us, and how it is animated in our life. If you were to reflect on the times […]

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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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10 Sep 2021

Going counter-clockwise from the ascendant, house by house, the 8th house is the second house that appears above the horizon, or in the southern hemisphere. This hemisphere is about the “other”, to do with others in your environment, and more broadly the world. The seventh house is literally the other person-spouse, romantic partner, business partner. […]

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19 Mar 2021

The Sun and Moon are the life-giving and life-sustaining luminaries, and their sign positions are the most important factors in a horoscope. The blending of their signs results in a very particular and distinct expression, that sets an individual on a different path than someone else with a different Sun-Moon blend. For instance, Aquarius believes […]

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15 Feb 2021

In a previous post, I laid out brief personality sketches of some public figures to show how they manifested some of the qualities of Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer via the energies of Mercury, Venus, and Mars. Here, I will do a similar take for these planets in the next group of signs, Leo through […]

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