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...

Asteroid Aesculapia

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Aesculapia (asteroid 1027) was discovered on the 11th November 1923. It's name comes from the Roman version of the Greek God of Medicine, Asclepius. Mythology In 293BC a plague hit Rome. Ambassadors were sent to Greece to retrieve a statue of the Roman healer God Ascelpius....

Asteroid Lucifer

1930 Asteroid Lucifer was discovered by E. Roemer at Flagstaff (USNO) on the 29th October 1964. Lucifer's Tale Once you start reading into the mythology, you soon find that there is a whole hoo-ha on who exactly Lucifer was. Notably, the name (or rather the Hebrew...

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...

Asteroid Arachne

I planned to write about Pallas-Athena today but something about Arachne kept calling me back to her. I have a spider living nearby that looks distinctly like a false widow. She made a web on my balcony last week. This week she's moved to...

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...