Aries ingress 2018

Aries Ingress charts – Some general principles To view a brief introduction to Aries Ingress horoscopes and their meaning click here. Australia In the Aries ingress horoscope for Australia the Sun, which is the focus of the chart, is positioned within a degree of the cusp of the third house, and therefore can be considered […]

Mercury retrograde

Mercury retrograde and astrologers’ ethics

I was alerted to a web site this morning warning us of the perils indicated by the coming Mercury retrograde period March 24 – April 16. Apparently it represents a massive energy shift and we need to be prepared. The author says this Mercury retrograde period “…..will represent a trigger that will activate serious emotional […]

Xi Jingping horoscope

Xi Jingping becomes Emperor

Xi becomes emperor On March 11 2018 Xi Jinping became President of China for life after constitutional changes were passed by the annual sitting of parliament, the National People’s Congress, which approved the removal of the two-term limit on the presidency.  The vote was widely regarded as a rubber-stamping exercise. Xi’s natal horoscope Because  Xi’s birth time […]

VOC Moon

Void-of-course, of course

It is common to hear horary astrologers use the expression void-of-course (VOC) in reference to the Moon when it makes no more aspects before it leaves its present sign.  No more aspects Some astrologers say that the Moon is VOC if it doesn’t make another aspect for the radius of its orb: 13 degrees, even though […]

Horary: Answering questions with multiple choices

Multiple choice questions One of the difficulties experienced by horary astrology students is how to answer questions involving multiple choices. For example, the querent wants to make a choice between two or more properties, business deals, purchases, marriage or relationship partners, travel destinations, or similar multiple-choice questions. The method described below for choosing between multiple […]

Is the dark Moon the new Moon?

The syzygy In contemporary astrology the New Moon is when the Sun and Moon are aligned, with the Sun and Earth on opposite sides of the Moon. At this time the New Moon is invisible from Earth. The alignment of the Sun and earth with the Moon in between means that the side of the […]