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Old 22-08-2014, 09:16 PM   #47
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Capricorn (♑) is the 10th astrological sign in the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Capricornus..Exaltation Mars-Fall Jupiter.. It spans the 270–300th degree of the zodiac, corresponding to celestial longitude. Capricorn is ruled by the planet Saturn..The Encyclopedia Britannica states that the figure of Capricorn derives from the half-goat, half-fish representation of the Sumerian god Enki (Ea)..The planet Mercury, associated with Babylonian Nabu (the son of Marduk) was in Sumerian times, identified with Enki..The exact meaning of his name is uncertain: the common translation is "Lord of the Earth": the Sumerian en is translated as a title equivalent to "lord"; it was originally a title given to the High Priest; ki means "earth"; but there are theories that ki in this name has another origin, possibly kig of unknown meaning, or kur meaning "mound"..

The sign that is positioned directly opposite a planet's sign of exaltation is considered to be its fall..In astrology, exaltation is one of the 5 essential dignities of a planet..Essential dignity, in astrology, refers to the relative strength or weakness of a planet or point's zodiac position by sign and degree, or its essence—what the pre-eminent 17th-century astrologer William Lilly called "the strength, fortitude or debility of the Planets [or] significators".. In other words, essential dignity seeks to view the strengths of a planet or point as though it were isolated from other factors in the sky of the natal chart..In astrology, a natal chart is a stylized map of the universe with the "native" (the individual or subject to be studied) at the center.. It is calculated for the exact time and location of the native's birth for the purposes of gaining insight into the native's personality and potential..For example, the essential dignity of Mars, if located at 27 degrees of Capricorn would take into account the fact that Mars is exalted in Capricorn, and also that it is the bounds ruler of the 27th degree of Capricorn and also the face ruler of the 27th degree of Capricorn.. This is a
Considerably dignified Mars...

Messier 10 or M10 (designated NGC 6254) is a globular cluster of stars in the equatorial constellation of Ophiuchus.. Its name is from the Greek Ὀφιοῦχος "serpent-bearer", and it is commonly represented as a man grasping the snake that is represented by the constellation Serpens.. It is unique among the modern constellations in being split into two non-contiguous parts, Serpens Caput (Serpent's Head) to the west and Serpens Cauda (Serpent's Tail) to the east. Between these two halves lies the constellation of Ophiuchus, the "Serpent-Bearer". In figurative representations, the body of the serpent is represented as passing behind Ophiuchus between μ Ser in Serpens Caput and ν Ser in Serpens Cauda..The brightest star in Serpens is Unukalhai or Cor Serpentis "Serpent's Heart", with an apparent magnitude of 2.63. Part of the Milky Way passes through Serpens Cauda, which is therefore rich in deep-sky objects, such as the Eagle Nebula (IC 4703) and its associated star cluster Messier 16..There were two "serpent" constellations in Babylonian astronomy, known as Mušḫuššu and Bašmu. It appears that Mušḫuššu was depicted as a hybrid of a dragon, a lion and a bird, and loosely corresponded to Hydra..There are two daytime meteor showers that radiate from Serpens, the Omega Serpentids and the Sigma Serpentids.. Both showers peak between December 18 and December 25..In Pythagoreanism, the number 10 played an important role and was symbolized by the tetractys..As a mystical symbol, it was very important to the secret worship of the Pythagoreans.."Bless us, divine number, thou who generated gods and men! O holy, holy Tetractys, thou that containest the root and source of the eternally flowing creation! For the divine number begins with the profound, pure unity until it comes to the holy four; then it begets the mother of all, the all-comprising, all-bounding, the first-born, the never-swerving, the never-tiring holy 10, the keyholder of all"... was an almost continual outpouring of the Holy Spirit through my mind..There was also the Poem "A Birthday", written on August 10th for Leila Waddell, who was then twenty-six.. She had gone to England to fulfil an engagement as leader of the Ladies' Orchestra in The Waltz Dream...

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