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The Birth Chart of Agatha Christie, the “Duchess of Death”

Recently I read some comments an astrologer made about Agatha Christie’s birth chart, so I looked it up on astro.com. It turns out that the comments were based on an older, now discredited version of the birth chart, so I … Continue reading

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An interesting rectification

Rectifying charts is not an easy task. Recently I’ve been re-reading some old books by Robert DeLuce from the 1930s. In his text on rectifying natal charts, DeLuce gives a case example which I thought would be worth looking at. … Continue reading

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Alexander Marr’s Gemini Rising Chart for the USA

Alexander Marr (12 April 1919 — 9 February 2000) was a Swiss-born astrologer whose family moved to Germany when he was one year old. He was a pioneer in working on astrological charts with computer programs, using the topocentric system, … Continue reading

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The Problem with Birth Time Rectification

Any astrologer who has tried to rectify a birth chart knows what an arduous task it is. I know astrologers who have spent years trying to rectify their own charts, and nearly every time a new major event occurs in … Continue reading

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Searching for a Time of Birth based on an Interest in Tarot

In response to an earlier previous post about the astrology of tarot readers, Beth commented: “I’ve read Tarot since the tender age of 11. It is to the point I read them like I would a morning newspaper. (Yeah, I … Continue reading

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Rectifying the chart of Alexander the Great

In previous posts I proposed that Alexander the Great was born around 19-20 August 356 BC, based on historical evidence and astrological conjecture.  Records suggest that he was born close to the time of the Olympics in mid- to late-August … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Birth of Juan Pablo Forner

My article on discovering the birth date of the 18th century Spanish literary great Juan Pablo Forner appears in the recently published Winter Solstice 2010 edition of the NCGR Geocosmic Journal (pages 3 to 6). After reading the biography and … Continue reading

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