Classic Astrology

Jupiter in Scorpio: October 2005 – November 2006

BY JULIE GILLENTINE

“Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue— to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.”—Socrates Scorpio is the eighth sign of the Zodiac and is a fixed water sign. British astrologer Ronald Davison has said, “Each water sign prepares the way for a new kind of manifestation. Every fixed sign represents a particular gathering to­gether of power.” As a fixed water sign Scorpio embodies tremendous emotional power which can be used construc­tively or destructively. Where…

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Haumea and Makemake

By Julie Loar

“Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.”  —Pete Seeger   About two decades ago astronomers began to understand that Pluto was just the most visible member of the Kuiper Belt, a vast ring of thousands icy, rocky debris circling the outer solar system. Other small, planet-like bodies, called Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs), joined the Sun’s family; and when a world named Eris was found in this region and seemed to be larger than Pluto, astronomers reluctantly decided to…

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Say Hello to Planet 9

By Julie Loar

CAPTIONS: A predicted consequence of Planet 9 is that a second set of confined objects should also exist. These objects are forced into positions at right angles to Planet 9 and into orbits perpendicular to the plane of the solar system. Five known objects (blue) fit this prediction precisely. (NASA) Caltech professor Mike Brown and assistant professor Konstanin Batygin. (Photo: Lance Hayashida/Caltech)   On January 20, 2016, Konstantin Batygin and Michael Brown, at the California Institute of Technology, announced calculation-based evidence of a massive ninth…

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