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Term: progressions


Progressions: A set of methods for creating a new astrological birth chart based on a combination of the original birth data (date, time, location) and the current date. The most popular method is to draw up a chart that is one day later than the original for each year a person has been alive. This chart, also known as a progressed horoscope, is used to indicate influences for the current year, as opposed to the influences at birth. While this may seem arbitrary, it has been used successfully for centuries. Often used with transit charts.


Transits and Progressions
Just as your birth chart shows where the planets were when you were born, at any moment another chart can be created. The planets in a chart for a particular moment are called transits. As the planets move through the zodiac, they interact with ...
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How Is Astrology Different from Psychic Prediction?
Astrology is a science, based upon the mathematical calculation of the planets’ positions in the sky and their relationships to each other and to the Ascendant and Midheaven. By using the longitude of your birth place, the date and the time, an ...
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Winning the Lottery
Jane (not her real name) purchased a lottery ticket on Feb. 5, 1998, got into a legal battle with the store owner where she purchased it, and settled the case on Aug. 7, 1998, with herself declared as the winner. Can astrology predict a lottery ...
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