Simplified Scientific Astrology: A Complete Textbook on the Art of Erecting a Horoscope, with Philosophic Encyclopedia and Tables of Planetary Hours

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Rosicrucian Fellowship, 1919 - Astrology - 198 pages
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Includes tables of planetary hours, star charts and more, Simplified Scientific Astrology teaches readers how to read the stars and construct horoscopes using celestial diagrams. A horoscope is an astrological diagram representing the positions of the sun, moon, planets, astrological aspects and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the day of a person's birth. While many believe a horoscope is a small blurb you read in the Sunday newspaper, the art of drafting horoscopes involves tedious stargazing and map making.

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Page 159 - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.
Page 197 - ... size and style uniform with our Simplified Scientific Ephemeris ; large type, clear print and fine paper. A 12-page list (double column) gives the latitudes and longitudes of most cities of fair size in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and South America, also American cities of ten thousand and over. By our original simplified system we have constructed these Tables so that with them a figure is calculated for South latitude by the same method and with the same ease as a figure is cast for North...
Page 19 - P' M, which will make the solar day so much longer than the sidereal day. 135. The solar day exceeds the sidereal day by an average difference of four minutes. 136. Owing to the variable motion of the earth in its orbit, and the obliquity of the ecliptic, this difference is not the same throughout the year; and consequently the solar days are of unequal length. Why the Solar Days are Unequal—The first cause assigned for the inequality of the solar days will be easily understood, by reterriug to...
Page 120 - Why is this happening to me? What have I done to deserve this misfortune?
Page 111 - ... midway between the North and South poles. It divides the earth into two hemispheres, the Northern and Southern.
Page 6 - Fig. 88 shows the relative distances of the planets from the sun, with the exception of the two most distant ones, which are shown on Fig.
Page 19 - The motion of the sun, which the ancients believed to be real, is only apparent, and is due to the motion of the earth in its orbit about the sun.
Page 166 - First, it must be observed, in astro-medical lore the Zodiacal signs have certain " qualities " or " virtues " assigned to them: Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius are fiery; Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are earthy; Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius are airy; Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are watery. Again, for example, Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn are called
Page 95 - The signs of long ascension are: Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio and Sagittarius.
Page 56 - ... Longitude of the Sun at the hour of birth Sagittarius 6 8 This position will be entered in the horoscope. The same rules which have been applied in calculating the Sun's position will be used in calculating the positions of the other planets. Therefore we will now list these rules in consecutive order. First : Find the GMT, by adding to the Local Time of Birth 4 minutes for each degree of longitude if the birthplace is west of Greenwich. If it is east, subtract. Second: Find the hours of interval...

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