There is a disagreement in the astrological literature about the time of birth of Johannes Kepler, the famous astronomer. Kepler himself referred to two different birth times: one around 1 PM and the other around 2:47 PM. AstroDatabank gives Kepler’s birth data as 6 Jan 1572 (Gregorian) at 14:37 in Weil der Stadt, Germany. This gives an ASC of 24 Gemini 25.
On the other hand, Juan Revilla refers to a photocopy of Kepler’s chart drawn by Kepler himself with a 1 PM birth time and an ASC in very late Taurus. Apparently Kepler “rectified” his actual birth chart to come up with 2:47 PM to make it consistent with Ptolemy’s theoretical notion of the “prenatal epoch,” which has no scientific validation in empirical reality. I am grateful to German astrologer Andreas Schmitt for providing me with a link to Kepler’s original birth chart, drawn in his own hand. It is reproduced below:
Here is a modern approximation to Kepler’s original birth chart:
CLICK ON IMAGE OF CHART FOR A SHARPER IMAGE.