How Babylonians Discovered the Saros Cycle that Foretells Eclipses

The saros cycle foretells eclipses — how could Babylonians discover its existence long before modern science and technology?

Source: How Babylonians Discovered the Saros Cycle that Foretells Eclipses

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Laura Nyro,gets her Saturn Solar return due

Laura Nyro Tara Greene' s favourite singer

 
One of my favourite women singers and songwriters will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame April 14, 2012.
Laura Nyro was a child prodigy teaching herself to play piano and composed and sang her first song at eight years old.
 
Laura wrote many songs which other singers had number one hits with. Eli’s Comin’, And When I die, Stoned Soul Picnic,… and many others. She was so personal in her songwriting and aeons ahead as a feminist. A soulful r ‘n b singer, a contemporary of Joni Mitchell. I heard that Barbra Streisand used to watch Laura perform when they were both starting out. You can check out her story here.
 
They recently used one of her songs, altered slightly for GLEE,  Wedding Bell Blues. . http://rockhall.com/inductees/nominees/laura-nyro/
 
Laura was born October 18 1947 in New York.  She was a Libra, but there was no exact birth time, so her moon could have been in Late Scorpio or early Sagittarius. I was not surprised that her songs were so personal,deep, raw and intense when I saw her astrology chart.
 
Laura had a very difficult  MARS, PLUTO, SATURN conjunction in LEO. Difficult karma with men, power, shadows, authority. She had drug problems,was a heroin addict but kicked it.  All that LEO Star power- she was very much the Queen of her own career.
 
Lots of Scorpio sexual energy of course.
Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Chiron. Her North Node was in Taurus as befits so sensual and pragmatic a singer.
She died April 8 1997 of ovarian cancer at the same age her mother did from the same disease. 
 
Laura was one of my musical heroines.  I listened to and sung along with many of her albums for hours upon hours for many years. I even named my son Elijah after her song ELI’S comin’, although i wasnt conscious of that. 
 
Interesting that after all these years, fifteen to be exact, half a Saturn return, the planet Saturn is now crossing her Natal Sun at 23 degrees of Libra and she finally gets the recognition she deserves, posthumously. Saturn represents worldly position and fame. Saturn is reality, bottom line. It works like this.
A whole new generation will get her songs. She opened up and wrote about her deepest feelings and sesires as a woman, the songs were like reading her most private diaries. Takes a lotta courage to do that. The Confession 1968, has to be the sexiest most raw song ever written.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue4vkHSjPMU 
 
But I also loved her 60’s Motown and girl group covers he did with Patti Labelle. Here’s is It’s Gonna Take A Miracle
 
If you have Saturn and Pluto conjunctions and most of you born in 82 and 83 have this signature. You have many power and control issues, are prone to depression and have many demons and shadows to fight with internally. In Libra you are all having your first Saturn return now. Its time to grow up. You were born when the first wave of mass divorces happened as the Women’s liberation movement rippled throughout North America. So committment to relationships is not so easy for many of you. We don’t have precedent for equal balanced relationships. Your generation gets to create the first new template of equal union in LOVE.
 Advice during the hard knock times of your First or Second Saturn return: I consult for clients via SKYPE

Royal Wedding Astrology Will and Kate’s Big Karmic Wingding by Tara Greene Psychic,

Royal Couple Prince william and KAte

royal wedding astrology

click the chart to blow it up, Prince William’s natal chart and transits on his wedding day

Yes yes perhaps we all latently wish we were British subjects too, no?  Love those accents, the tea and scones, the History, all that jewellery, the Upper Crust, the Queen.  A little eye candy preview..

http://youtu.be/Y8n7WQIXQDs  Royal Wedding with fred Astair’s famous dance on the walls and ceiling.

America, Canada & the media are going crazy especially this final week over the Royal Wedding. I know many of you wish they would just up and elope!  In between this weeks’ non news about Japan‘s Nuclear slow leak,Gadaffi  about to be offed by NATo, the Great Escape of the Al Qaeda former prisoners, were they watching Steve McQueen and Alec Guiness for lessons all this time?

 Lets look at the birth charts and combined chart of what may be the Future King and Queen of England?

Lets get down to it then. First we look at Prince William’s birth chart. shown above and the transitting planets on the Big wedding day

Firstly: Prince William was born on June 21, 1982 on the Summer Solstice and a SOLAR ECLIPSE !

Eclipse’s are numbered in cycles called Saros Cycles, they can last thousands of years. The Prince was born under Saros cycle 117 also called 2 Old North which began in 792 A.D. around the time the first recognized English King, Egbert, was crowned. William was born during the 1189th year of that cycle. That Saros cycle is due to end in 2054 AD when William will be 72. Perhaps that will signify the end of the Monarchy. He will be the last King.

Prince William’s life, like his Mother Diana’s and his father Prince Charles’ is heavily under the influence of dramatic changes and timing of events as these eclipses re-occur every 18-19 years on or within 1 or 2 degrees of his Natal Sun.

Prince William has seen this already in the Solar eclipse on his 19th birthday, the Saros cycle 127; when he met Kate at St. Andrew’s College in 2001. The total lunar eclipse at 29º Gemini on December 21 2010 also affected his life n that it fell opposite his Ascendant which shows a new emotional beginning in the Prince’s life, a woman’s influence with a Lunar eclipse, and marriage, it happens right on the 7th house of marriage cusp, and being a fascination a North Star and much publicity generating millions of words and communiqués at the last degrees of Gemini.

He will see future eclipse cycles marking very important turning points in his life on his 38th birthday Saros cycle 137,on his 57th birthday Saros cycle 147 and the final cycle on which he was born in 2054.

William is very much his Mother’s son and they share a lot of similarities in their natal charts.  Yes he does look like the spitting image of his glamorous very tall mother. They both share the same Ascendant Sagittarius. That also explains prince William’s large Horsy teeth, Your Ascendant or persona, or mask does resemble the Astrology sign its’ associated with.  Sagittarians tend to be tall and long legged and of course love horses, sport, easygoing.

They are both very emotional sensitive, protective, home loving; Cancerian’s who need lots so emotional security. Women love Cancerian men, because they are emotionally tuned into the Feminine wavelength. Having children is an important element in Prince William’s future. They both have their Sun’s in the 7th house. The 7th house is the house of marriage traditionally, and also the interface with all others in business and the world at large. So other people are your emotional focus with the Cancer sun here and as with Diana people feel the love, and are very attracted to that mothering nurturing energy. In a man it comes across as protracting the hearth, the mother and children, A very good thing to have for a future king to have, William will be very popular always. 

William and Diana also both share their Venus, planet of love, beauty, relationships, harmony, the arts, luxury, romance in Taurus where Venus rules in the 5th house of Giving love and children! Venus in Taurus is earthy, sensual, and down to earth, gives beauty, charm, and good for singer and public speakers, is wealthy. Can be vain, stubborn and loyal. The Prince will definitely be a loyal devoted dad and want a good-sized family. But will Kate?

The Prince’s chart shows the Sun at 0º06’ Cancer and the Moon at 4º58’ Cancer. The Moon represents in everyone’s chart your Mother, your feelings and instincts, the Unconscious memories relating to the womb and the maternal feminine psychic energy.  In the Sabian symbols, symbols for 360 degrees of the Zodiac. Prince William’s Moon is conjunct symbol number 95, for the 5th degrees of Cancer. The symbol depicts “An automobile wrecked by a train.” Chillingly accurate for his Mother’s death in a car crash wrecked by a train of paparazzi chasing her.

Diana’s Venus at 24 degrees of Taurus is conjunct the Fixed Star Algol which has very bad negative associations with in this case love. William’s Venus is only 1 degree after hers. He will be vary wary in love, trust is a major issue. That is why he has only dated one woman.

PRINCE WILLIAM IS A TRUE BLUE BLOOD

Prince William Natal chart is SO ROYAL it is definitely a chart fit for a King, with Jupiter conjunct Pluto at the top of his chart, at the M.C. he has a powerful Jupiter planet of Royalty at zero degrees of Scorpio Retrograde conjunct his Pluto at 24 degrees of Libra also retrograde. In some senses this combination rules A BIG SECRET, to do with the Prince’s place of power and prestige in the world, with Scorpio it’s nature is all about power, espionage, death, transformation, the underworld. I shall say no more.

William’s Saturn is also in Libra at the 15th degree and Mars in Libra at 9 degrees. The Saturn Pluto conjunction usually all in Libra is the hallmark signature of the Pluto in Libra generation more intensified in 1982-83. Searching for balanced equal partner relationships is what this is all about. Its is Karmic balance the books time for men and women. And with the two of them experiencing their 1st Saturn return on the wedding date part of the unconscious excitement is the promise of a shared power on the throne and from the Royal/commoner balance.

Princess Diana’s Midheaven was at 23º Libra. She had Venus dignified in Taurus in the 5th of children and by Whole Sign houses, and then Venus is in the 6th house of work too. Venus rules Libra also and this points out how having a son, a royal heir was part of her royal job description.

Prince William’s Pluto, power, control, secrets, the Soul is at 24 degrees of Libra.  Kate’s Saturn, planet of karma, responsibility, patriarchy, obligations, and maturity is exactly on Prince William’s Pluto. She is ambitious for shared power. This is a serious karmic configuration.

Prince William’s Libra planets are up in the 9th house of philosophy, the law, the military, religion, travelling, and teaching. He also has the planet Neptune also retrograde in the 12th house, which Neptune naturally rules as the planetary ruler of Pisces and all 12th house secrets. Neptune is considered to be on his Ascendant, which is at 27 degrees of Sagittarius, exactly conjunct to the Galactic center, that huge blckhole at the centre of the Galaxy. Yes it is true the Prince’s persona does draw to him everything else in the Galaxy. Neptune is the planet of metaphysics, mysticisms, dreams, intuition, delusion, illusions, glamour, and higher love, addictions. With Neptune conjunct the Galactic Center Prince William is a super magnet for everyone’s projections, He is very intuitive, interested in lofty pursuits, higher law, justice, sportsmanship, humour, easy going, very romantic.

He also has LILLITH at Zero degrees of Capricorn. Lillith represents the Dark Feminine, independent, unwilling to compromise. She represents men’s greatest fear of being rejected by the Feminine.  Lillith represent the dark Feminine power to fascinate, unconsciously, this is a very powerful place for Lillith to be. Directly opposite the Prince’s Sun and on the world’s point too!

FUTURE KING DEFENDER OF THE DIVINE FEMININE ENERGY!

William’s deepest Soul purpose his greatest dream is to revile the feminine, the rejected Goddess, the wounded feminine, his Mother in particular. All over his chart he carries the marks of a deeply wounded deeply attached Mother’s son. His Venus at 25 degrees of Taurus is exactly conjunct Chiron the Wounded healer. We have seen this Blue blood subjected to the worst tragedy the sudden loss of his very loving mother at a very young age, 15.

Prince William’s North Node, or highest spiritual goal is at 13 degrees of Cancer in his 7th house. The 13 th degree is exactly conjunct the Fixed Star Sirius. The star is considered to be of more divine significance than the 4 royal Stars. Known as Osiris to the Ancient Egyptians It is considered to be the Center of the Universe and shows immense talents in any field. It is the degree of the United States Sun who made its Independence Day on July 4th for to conjunct its Sun with this Star.

The South Node, Not shown is always exactly opposite the north and shows, past life influence or the family story. At 13 degrees of Capricorn the South Node falls in his 1st house of Self. He has come from rigid, all business, power striving, selfish cold, influence of History, the Patriarchy, the father. Saturn rules the sign of Capricorn and it represents the father, history, doing the right thing, following orders, doing what is expedient for the sake of the family business. In this case the Royal House of Windsor. The Prince’s highest goal is to turn away from that very cold, ruthless influence and give love, nurturing protection, and unconditional love to all he comes in contact with but especially in marriage.

They split up temporarily in 2007 as Prince William was undergoing massive emotional changes underground in the past two years as transiting Pluto opposed his Sun and Moon. I wouldn’t be surprised at all to find out in future years that the Prince went into therapy to deal with a lot of unconscious wounds around both his Mother and Father who are so so pronounced in his life. 

 

KATE’S chart

Now lets get to the lovely Kate Middleton born six months before the Prince on January 9, 1982 is ALSO BORN ON AN ECLIPSE –

A Full Moon and a total Lunar eclipse which was exactly at 19º16’ Capricorn /Cancer.  As a Capricorn she is earthy, responsible, very conservative, ambitious for power, and patient, which we have seen, her waiting 10 years for her Prince.

Born on a Full Moon she has two sides to her, the Capricorn Sun shining in the world, and her Moon opposite in Cancer extremely private. She is an extremely ambitious Capricorn, made the more so in that her Capricorn Sun is squared by Pluto, planet of power, control, secrets, sexuality, and by Saturn ruling planet of Capricorn and Mars too  in Libra. This woman has indomitable will to get what she wants. She wants a Libran Fare man.

No one has an accurate birth time for her so we don’t know what her ascendant is. She looks rather Libran to me but she has all those Libra planets..

THEIR CONNECTION IS SOOOO KARMIC!

Her SUN at 18 degrees of Capricorn, conjuncts the Prince’s South Node. She provides for him warmth, security a sense of strength and power for the Prince’s felts sense of a fractured over administered childhood. 

Her MOON is at 14 degrees of Cancer in her 3rd house of communications but right on her IC of her most private part of her chart. This axis, the 4th house IC is her roots, home, mother, privacy, and emotional needs. Kate’s Moon is conjunct to the Prince’s North Node. She symbolizes and feels to him like, his highest emotional goals and needs met. She is very traditionally feminine, and very private, needs emotional security too, and will definitely want children. Moon in Cancer is fertile. Her North Node is also in Cancer. And also falls in Williams 7th house of marriage. So we see a dual symbol of the tying the knot in each other’s chart’s is extremely karmic.
Kate has VENUS at 7 degrees retrograde conjunct Mercury at 5 degrees in Aquarius. Venus in Aquarius and Mercury in Aquarius makes Kate an intellectual, a very unique individual who values freedom .She is a humanitarian, and the Royals will not make her feel any less worth being a commoner. In fact this is her raison d’etre is to be the one who creates equality between ordinary people and royalty. Emotionally she can be very cool and detached. Princess Diana also had Jupiter at 5 degree of Aquarius and her moon at 25 degrees Aquarius.  Venus Retrograde is also a karmic sign, I came back to meet my lover again and finish up old business.

They have a very sexual intense passionate relationship, Mars connected, Pluto’s, Jupiter’s. There is also a lovely Grand Trine in their shared charts of Mars, Venus and Chiron. It is a sexual healing relationship. They also share the same successes and strengths. A true power couple in all senses of the word.

In the next article I talk about the marriage chart the Wedding day chart.

Jack LaLanne R.I.P. Saturn Retro.Astrology updates Tara Greene Tarot Psychic

Just found about that immortal Jack LaLanne the Godfather’s Godfather of Fitness has passed away at the age of 96.   September 26, 1914 – January 23, 2011

Without even creating his Astrology chart I know that first off Pluto, event though demoted is still Lord of Death and is exactly squaring his Sun at 6 degrees of Capricorn. I remember watching Jack on B & W TV as a kid when there was “rabbit ears”  and like uh 3 stations.

He was the first fitness freak. He was still working out hours a day and looked pretty buff for a nonagenarian. Jack will never die, he just moved onto that Big Gym in the Heavens to lift weights with the Archangels. R.I. P. JAck he will be sadly missed by all who he inspired, his beloved wife and family.

Jupiter HAS ENTERED ARIES!  Sat. Jan 22 first of the New Begininings of 2011

Did you feel a little High? It’s just a temp. of sorts BECAUSE SATURN goes Retrograde  Jan 25 8:05 pm PST/ 11:05pm EST Jan 26 4:04 am. Saturn is slowing down from his present location at 17 degrees of Libra until JUNE 13 when the Cosmic Cop, Taxman, Father Time, Grim Reaper etc. turns Direct at 10 degrees 27 minutes of Libra.  SAtuen retro will tend to drag Jupiter’s usual Joviality especially in firey Aries down a bit. Often times Jupiter in Aries is how shall we say a bit too risk-prone? over the top?

MARCH 29 SATURN AND JUPITER HAVE THEIR BIG OPPOSITION @ 14 DEGREES 22 MINUTES ARIES/LIBRA.

Jupiter and Saturn had their last Rendezvous in May 28, 2000 @ 22 degrees of Taurus.

You got planets, angles here? or what?

Expect your life, and  actions as governed by the particular planet{s} to BE activated for another big cycle.  Ask me  to help guide you… email me-

Every 20 years they meet,  Next  BIG date is  Dec 21 2020 at ZERO DEGREES OF AQUARIUS!

CHINESE NEW YEAR BEGINS ON NEW Moon IN Feb

GOLDEN RABBIT YEAR! VERY LUCKY! you be better off! 

Rabbits are FERTILE, POSITIVE, SENSITIVE, SoFT,NERVOUS,  I am a Rabbit!

Tied into the 12 year cycle of Lucky Planet JUPITER.

The last Rabbit years were  1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951,

If you are a Rabbit it should be a good positive expansive, creative year filled with travel teaching  fun all those good Jupiter-IAN things.

For me personally 1999 { my phone # co-incidentally has these 4 #’s in it}  I always think of Prince’s song!  It was the cusp of the Millenium.

In 1987 I moved to SEDONA ARIZONA. The first Harmonic Convergence happened there and many other parts of the world. I wasn’t consciously aware of that when we moved there.

In 1975 I graduated from the Ontario College of Art { with Honors and a Scholarship} and trecked across the Sahara Desert to Timbuktu. A place smack dab in the middle of  West Africa in the Sahara desert that holds much mystery and symbolism for me.  The first University in the world was founded here in the 13th century. It was the main cross roads for camel caravans bringing salt, spices, dates, minerals across Africa for thousands of years. It was once a fertile place with high culture, agriculture, irrigation and a lofty Muslim civilization.  It was an amazing journey for me.         

mOSQUE IN TIMBUKTU

MYSTERIOUS TIMBUKTU

 

In 1963 I was a mere child and in Nov. I saw THE BEATLES for the first time on the Jack Paar TV show.  They changed my life. I became a huge Beatles fan, still love them….

So that’s my personal memories of exceptional Rabbity years. I’m looking forwards to a year already designed for mucho travel. I am planning a trip to Italy and also Peru and perhaps a re-locate! I’ll keep you posted.

Also just wondering if anyone else noticed in all the 13 Astrology sign hooplah THAT

if you DO consider OPHIUCHUS as the 13 constellation then the Dec 21 2012 date no longer matters! so what about them apples?  What do you think?