Tag Archives: horary

Twelfth-parts in horary – a Sirius example from Lilly

Ever since reading about the use of 12th parts in horary, I have been impressed by their usefulness.  Recently I was reading Lilly’s example (CA392) about a dog that went missing.  The querent asked Lilly where in London to search … Continue reading

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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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The curious case of “not-reception”

Astrologers love to talk about how one planet receives another in one of its dignities, including the wonderful situation of mutual reception in which each planet occupies a major dignity of the other, for example, Venus in Cancer (ruled by … Continue reading

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Revisiting Derek Appleby

When I was first learning horary astrology in the 1980s I came across a wonderful book by Derek Appleby, which had a major impact on my understanding of the art.  In this post I’d like to revisit a chart which … Continue reading

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Where is my pet? Is he okay?

The querent and her husband had just relocated to a new home in a city a few hours from where they had been living.  On the day of the move she could not find her pet at the new location and thought … Continue reading

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An interesting horary

Today my wife was about to leave home when she was unable to find her car keys.  Since she had a meeting to get to, she needed to leave on time.  We both began to look for the keys and … Continue reading

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The Origin of the Via Combusta (Burned Path)?

Horary astrologers learn about the Via Combusta or Burned Path as a place of detriment of the Moon.  For example Dorotheus writes in Book V-5 on electional astrology and The Corruption of the Moon: “… a commencement is not to be … Continue reading

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