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.

11 Jan 2022

Of all the outer planets, Pluto has the most ominous connotations. After all, it does signify death. However, the death may come to pass in different kinds of circumstances, which have a lot to do with what astrological activity is coincident. Not all death is Plutonian. If the death is accompanied by a great sense […]

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7 Jan 2022

Traditionally, Saturn transits and solar arc (SA) directions to the descendant signify marriage. The reasoning is that the descendant is the marriage partner, and Saturn signifies contractual commitment, thus the legal institution of marriage. But experience has shown time and again that very often Neptune’s transits or SA directed hits to the angles also coincide […]

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4 Jan 2022

The transit or solar arc hit of Uranus arrives fast and snappy, crackling with high energy, delivering surprising change through abrupt disruption of the status quo – see the posts on Relocation and Marriage – Multiple Transits to Angles and Career Breakthroughs – Solar Arc Uranus Hits to MC and Ascendant. However, not all change […]

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16 Dec 2021

I want to do a couple of examples of using solar arcs to forecast events. In the referenced post on solar arcs, I had taken Jodie Foster’s chart as an example to illustrate how solar arcs are computed. Let’s return to it, here’s the natal chart for Foster: Foster has a strong natal Uranus because […]

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9 Dec 2021

When you want to forecast events, or get a deeper understanding of a past event, you will usually look up transits of the planets Jupiter through Pluto, especially to the angles, Sun, or Moon. However, if you only look at transits, you will sell yourself short. There is another measurement that is equally important, and […]

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