Astronomy for Astrologers with Julene Louis

Astronomy for Astrologers

with Julene Louis, ISAR-CAP, Jyotish Visharada 4 Wednesdays starting October 27, at 7 PM; $100 for all 4 classes or $30 individual classes.

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Week 1: Mercury & Venus - Synodic Cycle with Earth & Sun (inferior & superior conjunctions, visibility morning/evening, speed, greatest elongations, retrograde), the larger alignment cycles that create the astronomical "transits of Mercury & Venus" (across the sun's disk), the visible conjunctions of Venus & Moon and myth of lnnana.

Week 2: Mars, Jupiter, Saturn - Synodic cycle with Earth & Sun (conjunction, opposition, retrograde, visibility morning/evening/all night long), plotting conjunctions and the planetary mandalas their cycle creates, synodic cycles between planets as larger epochs.

Week 3: Declination and latitude - visual affect on planetary conjunctions, planets out of bounds, on the celestial equator, on the ecliptic, crossing their own nodes.

Week 4: Bright stars of the Zodiacal constellations, occultations, eclipses.