Solar Eclipse at 25 degrees Capricorn

The post modern western take on an eclipse is that they have very certain effects. These effects depend on when the first eclipse occurred during what is called the Saros cycle for any given eclipse. At that time the dominate planetary event occurring during the eclipse is taken to be the main theme of the eclipse for its entire Saros cycle. Saros cycles last for 100’s of years. The effect of...
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The lunar Mansions pt. 1

Lunar mansions are an ancient method of watching how the moon transits the sky in its 28 day cycle. The lunar cycle is actually 27.3 days long, so the mansions are not evenly divided into 24 hours period. The origins of the mansions are heatedly debated by scholars, and the true source of their existence may be more ancient than writing itself, thus a mystery to modern man, and only the subject...
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