New Moon in Libra – September 2011 – Hope Springs

Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.  ~Lin Yutang The New Moon occurs at 11:08 Universal Time on the 27th September 2011 at exactly 4 degrees Libra. The New...

Solar Eclipse 4th January 2011 – Eros Calling

The Solar Eclipse/New Moon occurs on the 4th of January 2011 at 10.03am (UK). The Moon and Sun will be at 13.39 degrees Capricorn. An eclipse of the Sun is a paradox. In darkness we see that which is usually hidden. What is normally invisible...

11.11.11. – 11th November 2011 – Elation Squared

I ran a report today for the transits of 11.11.11. According to my software, at eleven minutes past eleven of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the eleventh year, we have Mercury square Elatus. Oh and the interesting thing is that each body is on...

Asteroid Isis – A Sum of Parts

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ASTRONOMY Asteroid 42 was discovered on May 23rd 1856 by Norman R. Pogson of Oxford England.  The name however was given by the astronomer-director of Radcliffe Observatory.  It is thought that the name may have some reference to Pogson's daughter Elizabeth whose middle name was Isis...

Dwarf Planet Eris

Eris Speaks: I want to see you scrabbling on the ground, hands bloodied, hair matted, face twisted. I want to pull your strings to see which way you jerk – maybe to see if you ARE a jerk. I want to bite and twist...

Asteroid Pallas

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Astronomy Pallas was discovered by Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers on the 28th March 1802. One of the largest asteroids in the solar system, she is also one of the most irregular shaped bodies. Together with her eccentric orbit, Pallas is rather inaccessible to spacecraft. A high...

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