Monthly Archives: October 2017

An interesting horary chart

I  also posted this in a horary group in which I participate and will update this post once the outcome is known.  The chart and dignity table are from the Janus 5 astrology program (a recent update). Question: The querent … Continue reading

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Could Donald Trump have Virgo rising?

In the 2016 presidential elections many astrologers were surprised that Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton. Part of the problem in making an astrological prediction was that we did not have a verified birth time for Mrs. Clinton. In addition, Donald … Continue reading

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A note on planetary hours in horary and electional astrology

Horary astrologers are familiar with the advice of William Lilly (1647): “All the ancients that have wrote of questions do give warning to the astrologer, that before he deliver judgement he should consider whether the figure is radical and capable … Continue reading

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Harvey Weinstein fired: aversion, nodes, eclipses and quincunxes

This week’s news from Hollywood centered around the firing, on Sunday 8 October 2017, of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment by the company which he founded.  According to the NY Times: “The sexual harassment allegations uncovered by The … Continue reading

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Shooting in Las Vegas

On Sunday 1 October 2017 at around 10:05 pm a gunman opened fire from one of the top floors of the Mandalay Bay Casino onto a crowd attending a nearby concert, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400. … Continue reading

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The Birth Chart of Vettius Valens

The second century CE astrologer Vettius Valens in his Anthology  left us one of the most important books extant about the theory and practice of Hellenistic astrology. Replete with  many dozens of sample charts of individual clients, Valens makes available to the … Continue reading

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