As if the planets in the Solar System are not enough for astrologers and astro-fiends to think about – Pluto alone could constitute a lifetime’s study – we also have asteroids in astrology. Are they just a form of space junk that sound cool when you throw them into a chart?

Because it’s funky to say “Well, I have Hatshepsut Rising and asteroid Dallas conjunct my Venus?”  But asteroids have a subtle, surreal influence that can be bizarrely relevant. Browse dozens of posts on asteroids such as Eros, Psyche, Geisha, Circe, Arachne, Pan and many more.

More Bulls

Queen of the Night – at the British Museum – most likely Ishtar. Ishtar’s Bull – from the Babylon Gate.   Asteroid Ishtar – currently 23 Sagittarius conjunct Pallas-Athene, the City Goddess. Referencing this.

The Spider Goddess Asteroid Arachne

Asteroid Arachne is in Taurus until April 29 – currently at three degrees. She is the Spider Goddess and astrologically, is said to signify a grand talent and enviable powers of perception. That these could also arouse envy seems to come from the mythological Arachne, turned into a spider by an apparently jealous Athene. BUT in one’s chart, she can be like a spaced out Mercury – psychic and revolutionary, …

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Asteroid Dallas

So i was emailing in real time with the fabulous Haute Taurus Rachel Stuart Haas and she was saying she may need to move (from Shreveport, Louisiana) to DALLAS, because of her husband’s work. So, knowing little of the actual reality of what a move to Dallas might entail, i immediately switched into hyperbolic Mercury in Aries on Vesta mode:You can become all teeth-tits-tan and drive an indigo ferrari down the …

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Full Moon Communications Alert

Hey i have said this before and here it is again: Uranus going Direct often operates like a gigantic, surreal version of Mercury Retrograde, complete with Dali-esque malfunctions and triple blasts of synchronicity-omens. And the Zap Zone under-pins Saturday’s primal pulse of a Mutable Full Moon. For more nuanced info, see your Daily Horoscopes or re-read the Monthly for December and/or the last Daily Mystic email. This is a Mutable …

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Asteroid Amphitrite – The Original Ocean Goddess

Amphititrite – “all-encircling Triad” – the pre-Hellenic Triple Goddess transformed into a mere Sea Nymph by Hellenic writers. She was forced to marry Poseidon (Neptune) because this god was “greedy of earthly kingdoms,” which implied that the earthly kingdoms used to be owned by the nymph herself.”  Barbara Walker – The Womans Encylopedia Of Myths & Secrets.”   Amphitrite, the original Ocean Goddess turned Mrs Neptune.  Her Roman name was …

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Between Eclipses

I got a “w.t.f. is going on?”text from a Muggle this morning. It was a bit irking as (a) this person would not stoop to read my Horoscopes, that sort of thing being “medieval” for the Muggle’s advanced intellect and (b) i am mopping up floodwaters after the most epic storm, up all night, wailing winds, trees falling, the whole deal. Besides the question has SO many answers. Like when …

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