Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Ancient people often thought that an eclipse of the Sun or the Moon was a sign of disapproval or anger by the gods or from the heavens. Having the Sun disappear from sight during the day (total solar eclipse) or to see the Moon seemingly swallowed up as they watched (total or partial lunar eclipse) was a frightening sight for

Solar Eclipses and Saros Cycles

Solar Eclipses and Saros Cycles

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Babylonians discovered that solar eclipses all belonged to individual groups called Saros Cycles (also called Saros Series). There are between 71 to 73 eclipses in each Saros Series and they run for approximately 1280 years. At any one point in time, there will be about 42 different Saros Cycles currently active.  Half of those

Solar and Lunar eclipses dates and zodiac degrees

Lunar and Solar Eclipse Dates

Listed below are the lunar and solar eclipse dates from 1990 to 2020. The zodiac degree for each eclipse is listed, along with the Saros Series for each of the solar eclipses. Also listed with the solar eclipses are the Saros number that NASA classifies the solar eclipses; following the link will take you to the NASA website which lists

Partial Solar Eclipse of 11 August 2018

Partial Solar Eclipse – 11 August 2018

The partial solar eclipse of 11 August 2018 takes place at 18° Leo 41′ and timeanddate.com says that it will be “visible from northern and eastern Europe, northern parts of North America, and some northern and western locations in Asia”. All dates Central Standard Time (CST) Solar eclipses occur on New Moons. New Moons are traditionally a time for sowing seeds and

Total Lunar Eclipse of 27 July 2018

Total Lunar Eclipse 27 July 2018

The total lunar eclipse of 27 July 2018 will be the longest one of the 21st century. All dates Central Standard Time (CST) Lunar eclipses occur on Full Moons. Full Moons are traditionally a time of harvest. It is a time for reaping what you have sown in previous New Moon periods. A lunar eclipse amplifies the power of the