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Forum: Modern Astrology 02-20-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,091
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: Pluto in modern astrology

It turns out that the Sun is only ever retrograde with respect to the solar system barycenter, if it's viewed from a relatively fixed point in space, such as another star. Viewed from any planet, the...
Forum: Houses & cusps 02-07-2021, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: Whole vs. Equal - which one to use

Equal houses can feel accurate, because any transit into a new Equal house is also a point making a major aspect with the Ascendant. Whole houses can feel accurate, because any transit into a new...
Forum: Fixed stars, asteroids and other cosmic objects 02-06-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: Eris, the warrior queen

Indeed, in mythology Eris is a goddess of war, and beyond that strife, discord, and chaos in general. However, while Ares/Mars wants to win a war, Eris relishes in the conflict in the first place,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Your Astrology Background 01-05-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: You found Waldo! ;-)

3D "chart spheres" (as opposed to classic 2D wheel charts) are a thing, and Astrolog can display them (http://www.astrolog.org/astrolog/ast3d.htm#sphere). These spheres aren't just drawn on a screen,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Your Astrology Background 01-04-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Cruiser1
Talking Re: You found Waldo! ;-)

Cool, more Sagittarius! :D

"3D houses" is the most radical new house system, especially since it's really a class of different house systems, in which planetary latitude is also looked at to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Your Astrology Background 01-02-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Cruiser1
Thumbs up Re: You found Waldo! ;-)

Thanks! :) Yeah, with a Sag Moon, and Sun out-of-sign Conjunct one of my 5 planets in Sag, I'm kind of an honorary Sagittarius. :cool: Sag Stelliums unite! ;)

:sagittariusimg:
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Your Astrology Background 01-02-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Cruiser1
Wink You found Waldo! ;-)

http://www.astrolog.org/astrolog/screen/wheel.png

Greetings and Happy New Year everyone! :) No, I don't actually go by "Waldo (https://www.google.com/search?q=where%27s+waldo)". I just used that...
Forum: Recommendations 12-28-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 56,277
Posted By Cruiser1
Smile Astrolog 7.10

http://www.astrolog.org/astrolog/pic/placidus.gif

It's been over 7 months since anybody's posted to this thread. However, the past 7 months have featured improvements in astrology software, such...
Forum: Houses & cusps 12-24-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: What house system do you use and why?

Indeed, the different house systems are different ways to divide the local horizon. However, the signs can be divided in different ways too, such as the tropical zodiac, and the sidereal zodiac...
Forum: Recommendations 12-24-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Cruiser1
Thumbs up Re: Overlay current transits on natal chart

Indeed, any program or site which can display bi-wheels should be able to do what you want here. :smile: Just have your natal chart in one wheel, and the current date (for transits) in the other...
Forum: Read My Chart 12-20-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,675
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: What do you think of cazimi aspect?

A conjunction with the Sun can be like travelling through a hurricane. Things get stormier as you get closer, however when you reach the center or "eye of the hurricane", then things become calm. If...
Forum: Recommendations 12-19-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Cruiser1
Thumbs up Re: Favorite Free Astrology App?

Astrolog (http://www.astrolog.org/astrolog.htm) is free and non-commercial, and will automatically detect the time zone (and whether Daylight Saving Time is in effect) for any city and date. :) For...
Forum: Other Astrology 12-17-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: Comet NeoWise

Comet NEOWISE is named after the "Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer" mission which discovered it. However, for astrological meaning, I can't help but relate that name to the words...
Forum: Recommendations 12-16-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,634
Posted By Cruiser1
Thumbs up Re: Astrology-Software Suggestions

Astrolog (http://www.astrolog.org/astrolog.htm) can do all the above, and for free. :) For example, in the newest versions of the program, transits can be displayed in bi-wheels...
Forum: Houses & cusps 12-16-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: What house system do you use and why?

I'd say they're a bit of both. :) How much of both depends on exactly how close the birthtime is to the exact moment of the center point of the Sun crossing into the next sign.

For example, with...
Forum: Recommendations 12-15-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: daily aspectarian

Astrolog (http://www.astrolog.org/astrolog.htm) supports displaying the exact times of aspects, void of course Moon and eclipse times, and such, in whatever timezone you want. :) This can be...
Forum: Houses & cusps 12-15-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: What house system do you use and why?

You are, of course, absolutely correct here. :) By "widest" I mean that the Sun has the largest actual diameter in kilometers, and that component contributes more to the time required for the body's...
Forum: Modern Astrology 12-15-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: The possible influence of Exoplanets on Astrology

If you can get used to the Astrolog program itself and its standard features, then getting it to display planetary moons should be easier. :) The program is more of a SDI (single document interface)...
Forum: Houses & cusps 12-14-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: What house system do you use and why?

Actually, it turns out that the Sun is the slowest body to enter a new sign, because it's so much wider than any planet. Outer planets indeed orbit more slowly, however their visible diameters are...
Forum: Research and Development 12-13-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,960
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: Can't wrap my head around a 2D birth chart

Indeed, at most locations the Ascendant and Midheaven aren't exactly 90 degrees apart. Quadrant house systems that have 1st cusp=Asc and 10th cusp=MC are popular, however that means in 2D wheels they...
Forum: Recommendations 12-12-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: Astrolog Timezones

Astrolog 7.00 and beyond has automatic time zone and Daylight Saving Time detection. :cool: In versions 6.50 and before, you had to manually specify the longitude, latitude, time zone, and whether...
Forum: Houses & cusps 12-12-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser1
Thumbs up Re: What house system do you use and why?

No difference, usually! ;) Outside of different approaches to astrology (like Vedic vs. Western) houses generally have the exact same interpretation, which means changing the house system doesn't...
Forum: Modern Astrology 12-12-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By Cruiser1
Post Re: The possible influence of Exoplanets on Astrology

Hmm, I assume Astrolog is at least installed and running on your computer? The "File / Save Chart Info" menu command should save your chart date and time, and the other File menu commands should save...
Forum: Houses & cusps 12-11-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser1
Lightbulb Re: What house system do you use and why?

This is another interesting area where astrologers have different views! ;) Are signs (and houses) distinct with distinct boundaries and sudden changes of energy between them, or do they gradually...
Forum: Modern Astrology 12-11-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By Cruiser1
Thumbs up Re: The possible influence of Exoplanets on Astrology

Yes, I use planetary moons! :biggrin: The key to working with moons of planets is to understand that they don't replace a normal reading, but clarify and give it more detail. Jupiter's moons don't...
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