The Mysterious Origin Of Ophiuchus, The Supposed 13th Sign Of The Zodiac
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Despite everything, the International Astronomical Union established the position of the thirteenth sign in Ophiuchus, whose location is between.
According to some astrologers, Ophiuchus, also known as the Serpentine or Serpent Bearer, is a thirteenth zodiac sign..
Ophiuchus is, like Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces, a water sign, which means that people born under him have change in their nature.
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Astronomically speaking, Ophiuchus is an existing constellation in the firmament. It is real. It is located between Sagittarius and Scorpio.
the snake charmer
They don’t because it makes 2. Our astronomers record that now, every year, the sun enters Aries on April 19, like clockwork. But due to the movement of the Earth’s precession, the Sun is like a clock that loses approximately a quarter of an hour each year. After many centuries, this delay has been accumulating and now the Sun enters Aries almost a month after what the Babylonians recorded, and what horoscopes mark.
It could then be said that each person really corresponds to the sign immediately prior to the one marked by their horoscope. But it’s not true either. The Sun only transits a week in Scorpio, while in Virgo it spends a month and a half: these transit times are the same now as they were 2 years ago.
Ophiuchus holding the serpent, as depicted in Urania’s Mirror, a set of constellation cards published in London at Source: United States Library of Congress Following that calendar allowed Babylonian astrologers to predict when summer or the time of Harvest. The constellations and their legends The basis of astrology does not correspond to observations of the real world, it is an invention that did not fit with the movement of the stars even in its origin.
But the zodiac can serve as a guide to observe the figures of its constellations —which are always seen in the sky above the southern horizon, in the northern hemisphere, and above the northern horizon, in the southern hemisphere— and remember their corresponding legends. Sagittarius zone, you can see the nebulae of La Laguna and Trífida. On the back, also without optical aid, you can see a group of stars: the Pleiades. Rotated closeup of the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae.
Credit: Óscar Blanco To the east of Taurus, the Gemini constellation can be seen, in which two stars of the first magnitude, Castor and Pollux, are identified as the heads of the two twins they represent.