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.

21 Jan 2022

Tennis fans among you might have been tracking the Djokovic story that unfolded in a flurry the last couple of weeks. For those of you who don’t follow tennis, a little background. Novak Djokovic is a champion tennis player, regarded as an all-time great. However, Djokovic has repeatedly invited criticism over his actions both on […]

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18 Jan 2022

In a previous post, I had described how you can start analyzing a horoscope by homing in on the Sun-Moon-Ascendant trio, which are the primary building blocks of the personality. The next thing you want to is look for the hard aspects (squares and oppositions) of the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to the […]

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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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3 Dec 2021

Here’s a story told through two back to back transits of outer planets to the IC. Transits of outer planets to the angles are always quite telling, and often lead to major life changes. A man born in May 1964 joined his father’s business after finishing college. A part of the business that he was […]

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