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The Moon in astrology, science & myth

Introducing the Moon
Joanna Watters introduces the key astrological concepts of the Moon and its essential planetary characteristics.

The Moon in Folklore and Statistics
The Moon has always held the power to mystify. This article explores recent research into its biological effects and examines common folklore and traditions. Blue Moons, Harvest Moons, halos, waxing, waning and lunacy - where do Moon superstitions come from and how many of them have a basis in fact?

Tables of Solar & Lunar Eclipses
Dates, times and zodiac positions of solar and lunar eclipses from 2003 to 2014

The Traditional Association of the Moon and Silver
Nick Kollerstrom's review of how the metal silver corresponds to its rulership by the Moon through metaphysical reflection and scientific analysis.

Traditional Rulerships and Associations of the Moon
Traditional rulerships ascribed to the Moon: dignities, illnesses, metals, minerals, plants, places, etc. Adapted from Lilly's 17th century Christian Astrology with detailed notes and annotations and link to download of the orginal text

The Moon & Ancient Calendars
The calendars used by various cultures throughout history provide a fascinating view of human social development. Robin Heath presents a ground-breaking discovery of astronomical secrets drawn from the lunar cycle that have been embedded into metric measurement.

The Sublunar Sphere
To understand the reason why the Moon held such special significance in traditional astrology, we must look into the cosmological doctrines that underlie classical astrology

Electing by the Moon
A quick and easy guide to finding favourable lunar moments for your actions

The Lunar Standstill Season
Jean Eliott describes the major 'lunar standstill season' in 2005-2006, and the minor lunar standstill season in 2015

Cancer the Crab - Modern Views and Old Associations
How the personality traits and traditional rulerships of the Crab link our modern views on Cancer with ancient philosophy and the visual symbolism of the sign

Recommended Links:
More on Moon Lore and the biological effects on the Moon from the Equinox astrology site
Buy a lunar calendar

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