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The Transiting Planets
The transiting Planets are always affecting us whether we choose to be conscious of their influences or not. As they pass through the succeeding houses and signs, they make aspects to other transiting and natal Planets. When a transiting Planet squares or...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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Archetypal Astrology
Jungian Psychology | Archetypal Astrology | The Myths The Horoscope What is below is like what is above. And what is above is like what is below, so that the miracle of the One may be accomplished. -Tabula Smaragdina This is not an explanation of all the...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Origin of the Zodiac Signs
Zodiac is that imaginary belt encircling the earth through which the sun, moon, and the planets pass during the year.
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Astrology >> The Moon
An Earth Religion?
A Circle of people stand in the midst of a beautiful green field, tightly and joyously hand-in-hand. A small bonfire burns gently in the center of their Circle, sending its warmth and light all about. The Circle of people dance round the flame, singing and...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

Planets is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Planets books and related discussion.

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The Planets - Virginia Department of Education
Our solar system is made up of eight planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn,. Uranus, and Neptune. These planets can be divided into terrestrial ...
What is a Planet? - New Horizons
Compare and contrast the characteristics of planets, comets, asteroids, and trans- . Neptunian objects. • Create a definition for the term planet.
What Is a Planet? - NASA
Defining the term planet is important, because such definitions reflect our ... and Sun as planets along with Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Earth was ...
Planetary Alignments - Space Math @ NASA
41. Planetary Alignments. One of the most interesting things to see in the night sky is two or more planets coming close together in the sky.
Revolving Planets Lesson Plan - Space Racers
Overview: In this lesson, students learn about how planets revolve around the sun ... Explain that the closer the planet is to the sun, the faster it orbits the sun.

Suggested News Resources

Ageing star's dusty halo could mean it's still churning out planets
When stars are young, they often host massive rings of dusty material — the ingredients that will form their future planets. And late in life, scientists have found, stars sometimes form similar disks a second time.
How the Sun Could Make a New Batch of Planets
Planet-building is a task generally left to young stars, those that are only a few million years old and still surrounded by the gas and dust that gave birth to them.
The March of Planets: Jupiter, Mars and Saturn Brighten Night Sky
Of the three planets, Jupiter is the most dominant, particularly since it arrives at opposition to the sun on March 8 — that's when it's opposite to the sun in the sky — and shines in the sky for virtually the entire night all month long.
Review: The Planets
But The Planets enquires you to engage somewhat and that starts before you've even got near the massage table. Special tarot cards begin the experience, determining which area of your life the treatment is going to focus on. We chose 'change'.
PHOTO: Could this dusty circle signal a new generation of planets?
This astonishing photograph of a dusty circle around an ageing star 4,000 light years away could signal a new generation of planets, a scientific breakthrough has revealed.

Suggested Web Resources

The Nine Planets Solar System Tour
Information about each planet and moon in our solar system with many pictures, discussion of the history of its discovery, exploration, and physical ...
Planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A planet (from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ πλανήτης astēr planētēs, or πλάνης ἀστήρ plánēs astēr, meaning "wandering star") is an astronomical object orbiting a star  ...
Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration
Hypothetical 'Planet X'. Small Bodies. Dwarf Planets · Pluto · Ceres · Asteroids · Comets · Meteors & Meteorites.
StarChild: The Planets and Dwarf Planets
A planet is a large space object which revolves around a star. It also reflects that star's light. Eight planets have been discovered in our solar system.
Solar System Planets: Order of the 8 (or 9) Planets -
Jan 22, 2016 There used to be nine planets. Now there are eight, or maybe nine after all. Whichever you prefer, here is a list of them in the order they appear ...

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