Author Archives: Anthony Louis

About Anthony Louis

Author of books about astrology and tarot, including TAROT PLAIN AND SIMPLE, HORARY ASTROLOGY, and THE ART OF FORECASTING WITH SOLAR RETURNS.

The Demotion of Pluto to Dwarf Planet

There is some uncertainty about the exact time at which the IAU (International Astronomical Union) voted to downgrade Pluto to the status of “dwarf” planet.  The vote took place during the afternoon session of 24 August 2006 in Prague. Maggie … Continue reading

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Astrology and sexual orientation

This is a summary of a talk given by Spanish astrologer Elías D. Molins in Barcelona in June of 2015 at the 32º Congreso Ibérico de Astrología. The topic of discussion was Astrology and Homosexuality. Elías begins by reviewing his use … Continue reading

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An interesting horary: ¿Mi amor va a volver?

Browsing videos in YouTube about horary, I came across an interesting chart posted by Ignacio Lunar from Argentina.  A man asked whether there was any future to his relationship with a woman who had recently left him.  Will she return? … Continue reading

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The 2017 Aries Ingress and the Terrorist Attack in London

The Aries Ingress of March 20, 2017 in London had Moon-ruled Cancer rising and no planets in the first house.  Cancer is also the sign of the next angle after the Sun, so Morinus would consider the Moon the Lady … Continue reading

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The USA Gemini rising chart revisited

Over the years I have used the USA Gemini rising chart with good results and have tweaked it to about 2:13:48 AM LMT (a 7 Gemini 27 ASC). Other astrologers, like  Don and Jayj Jacobs, have rectified this chart to 2:14:14 … Continue reading

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What did Lilly mean by “hardly”?

Lilly tells us in Christian Astrology (1647) that things “go hardly on” when the Moon is void of course.  The modern meaning of “hardly” is “barely or scarcely,” but did it mean that in Lilly’s time? According to the Online … Continue reading

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Culpeper with Whole Sign Houses

I thought it would be interesting to look at a classical medical horary from Nicholas Culpeper with Whole Sign rather than Regiomontanus houses.  On 25 July 1651 OS (3 August 1651 NS), Culpeper received a letter from a student of … Continue reading

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