Tag Archives: zodiac

Taurus Apr 20th 8:56 AM (edit)

Taurus (Latin for “the Bull“) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, which means it is crossed by the plane of the ecliptic. Taurus is a large and prominent constellation in the northern hemisphere‘s winter sky. It is one … Continue reading

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Aries Mar 20th 9:58 PM

Aries is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It is located in the northern celestial hemisphere between Pisces to the west and Taurus to the east. The name Aries is Latin for ram, and its symbol is (Unicode ♈), … Continue reading

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Pisces February 18th 11:04 PM

The word Pisces comes from the Indo-European root *peisk– ‘Fish’ but this  does not offer any clues to related words. It has been suggested that there must be a relationship between the word Pisces and Latin pes, foot? Latin pes, … Continue reading

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Capricorn December 21 5:23 PM

Capricorn (♑)  is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Capricornus. It spans the 270–300th degree of the zodiac, corresponding to celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the sun transits this area from December 22 … Continue reading

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Libra Sep 22 9:53 PM

Libra began on September 22nd this year. Libra is the seventh astrological sign in the Zodiac. It spans the 180–210th degree of the zodiac, between 180 and 207.25 degree of celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area … Continue reading

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Aries March 20 12:15 PM

When the Zodiac is dealt with as a whole, you can see a cosmological pattern emerge in which the signs are series of twelve archetypes.  And that pattern speaks to the thinking behind astrology and it’s continued popularity in the … Continue reading

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The Stars in Their Courses

I’ve always loved the night sky. It’s a shame most people don’t know what it really looks like. Of all the kinds of pollution you hear about, light pollution is rarely mentioned. Although the main sufferers are astronomers, light pollution … Continue reading

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