NASA ‘DOES THE MATH’ AND INTRODUCES 13TH ZODIAC SIGN

August 19, 2017 – Waking Times

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer – Waking Times

NASA says they’ve done the math, and they’ve recently introduced a new zodiac sign. They’ve thrown ages-old astrology charts totally out of whack with the announcement of Ophiuchus. What used to be utilized by die-hard astrology enthusiasts to plot and plan their lives could now be thought of as heresy.

If ever the New Age advice to “check the stars” before taking action, were counterbalanced with scientific reason, which supposes heavenly bodies have no impact on our lives whatsoever, we’d see we are at odds – these seemingly disparate entities have now entered a new territory of antipathy, or have they?

NASA says they didn’t change any astrological signs. They “just did the math,” and found that there is an additional zodiac sign between Sagittarius and Scorpio, called the “serpent bearer,” because it appears in the middle of the Serpens constellation.

It’s interesting to note that Ophiuchus — located near the celestial equator and one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy — is just one of thousands of possible constellations that could have been “added” to our astrological influences, however, the sign, which wasn’t previously added because the sun barely touches it through its movement in space, is named after a Greek God that handles serpents.

This isn’t exactly new-found knowledge that NASA is divulging either, since the constellation was found more than 3,0000 years ago. So why has NASA chosen to upset astrology charts now with a serpent-bearing addition to the 12 signs?

To find an answer we can look at the mythology behind the sign.

Ophiuchus represented the god Apollo to the Greeks. He “handled” the snake that guarded the Oracle of Delphi at her temple. The Oracle of Delphi was the prophetic priestess Pythia, known for her ESP powers.

Apollo wasn’t too shabby in his own right. He was quite complex and powerful as the son of Zeus, and Titan Leto. He also had powers of divination and moved the sun across the sky every day. So, why was a guy who did these Godly feats removed from our 12-sign astrological charts? Especially considering they are based primarily on the movement of the earth juxtaposed against heavenly bodies and the sun?

There’s the odd fact that the ancient Babylonians created the 12 signs of the zodiac to match their 12-month lunar calendar, but the answer may also lay in Apollo’s relationship to the Oracle. (As an aside, the Babylonians are also credited with creating usury, or the injurious use of interest to enslave people.)

The oracle at Delphi is shrouded in mystery to this day. She spoke for the god Apollo and answered questions for the Greeks about foreign relations, colonization, religion, and power. More notably, the oracle existed long before Apollo found her.

As the story goes, Apollo also “conquered” the oracle’s temple – only two of which are in recorded history, even though myth has it there were at least five temples of the oracle. The Earth mother kept her holy serpent at Delphi. Apollo killed the serpent and then tried to keep the oracle’s powers for himself. This is why Delphi is also known as Pythia – in honor of the killing of the snake.

According to Yahoo News, the new 13-sign calendar plays out like this:

Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

So, is NASA’s “math” accurate, or are we to dismiss the contemporary zodiac? Does the zodiac affect us at all, anyhow?

What affects us may not be so much the calculations and alignment of the heavenly bodies, but what we’ve accepted as our own myth – what Joseph Campbell would term our “call to duty,” or rites of passage.

These myths – insinuated by powerful forces and carried in our own psyches for millennia – outline deep archetypal emotions and hardships we all must face to become spiritually realized.

In an interview with Bill Moyers, Campbell responds to the reference:

“Genesis 1: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep.”

Campbell says,

“This is the song of the world, from a legend of the Pima Indians: “In the beginning there was only darkness everywhere, darkness and water. And the darkness gathered thick in places, crowding together and then separating, crowding and separating.”

Moyers retorts,

“And the spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters, and God said, ‘Let there be light.’”

Campbell responds,

“This is from the Hindu Upanishad: “In the beginning there was only the great self, reflected in the form of a person. Reflecting, it found nothing but itself, and its first word was, ‘This am I.’”
We could carry out these creation stories into every known culture that ever existed in this world – and likely others, however, the heaven’s and the earth reflect what is within us. Is astrology a science, pseudoscience, or an art?

Is NASA’s addition of a 13th zodiac of any consequence? The more important question may be what is NASA trying to communicate to the collective consciousness. What mythology is being offered for us to confirm or deny?

To quote from Campbell once more,

“These bits of information from ancient times, which have to do with the themes that have supported man’s life, built civilizations, informed religions over the millennia, have to do with deep inner problems, inner mysteries, inner thresholds of passage and if you don’t know what the guide signs are along the way, you have to work it out yourself.”

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Total Solar Eclipse in Leo ~ Monday, August 21!

The long awaited Total Solar Eclipses, also known as the Great American Eclipse is days away, occurring at 10:16 am pacific time on Monday, August 21, 2017. The Moon will totally eclipse the Sun’s rays, casting a shadow upon the Earth and will last up to 2 minutes and 40-plus seconds in places.

Total Solar Eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes the Aug. 21 eclipse so special is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States. As I mentioned last week, an eclipse of this nature has not been visible in this way in the United States since before 1776. While this Eclipse will be felt around the world, the energy will be felt in full along the lines where the Eclipse can be seen in totality.

Any New Moon, which we experience once a month, is an opportunity to wipe a slate clean and start anew. It’s an ideal day to launch new endeavors and to change what you feel has become old, tired and outmoded. But this New Moon carries extra electricity and speed. It is not only a Eclipse, but a TOTAL Eclipse, which energetically speaking is similar to a New Moon on steroids, with enough juice for breaking records of personal and collective impact..

On the day of the Total Eclipse, the Sun and the Moon in Leo are forming a Grand Fire Trine with Saturn in Sagittarius and Uranus in Aries, serving as a catalyst for electric change that can be sustained.

Uranus, the planet governing radical change, is in Aries and apart from being an integral facilitator for helping you manifest the breakthrough you need, Uranus is also squaring Venus in Cancer, which can create an added push of discomfort as the unexpected may surface and surprise.

However, Mars, the ruler for Aries, is in Leo and combining beautifully to Jupiter, energizing a NATURAL COURAGE with a keen compass and a spirit of optimism for your journey ahead,

Set your intentions this week, starting with what you can do to make this a better world and this cosmic blast will have your back!

Kristin Fontana ~ Evolutionary Astrologer

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Change of Heart ~ Venus Makes a Smooth Move!

Loving Venus, the planet that can allow for a welcome relief, is in Gemini and has moved into forming supportive angles to the Nodes, those symbols that connect to your past and your future, upon entering this forecast week.

Being that she is in Gemini, you may be feeling torn between two choices in some cases. It will require you to ask more questions before you can arrive at a firm decision and direction. Venus will also require you to ask for what it is that you need, in order for you to have a sure shot at getting it.

Mercury, the ruler for Gemini, enters Virgo this evening in the west, suggesting that in some cases, there may be some concern or worry involving this request, perhaps even doubt that another will respond favorably.

However, Venus is offering clever solutions to old issues and if you make room for a change of heart, you may very well be surprised at what presents itself.

~ Kristin Fontana ~ Evolutionary Astrologer

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The Heart Roars ~ New Moon and Mars in Leo!

You are due to feel a significant energy shift this week as warrior Mars enters Leo on Friday, July 21, and a New Moon in Leo follows on Sunday, July 23. In addition, Mercury, the planet of communication conjoins the North Node in Leo, the symbol for your destiny upon entering the weekend. What a passionate transition and a sign for things to come as the precursor for the coming pair of eclipses next month.

You will undoubtedly be feeling a heart charge with respect to any loving or creative pursuits as doors start to open into your future and there is enough heat and ember to keep your energy elevated and that fire ablaze for some time.

So while emotions have been running high and hot, and unpredictable at best, you will find a way to channel all of that unbridled energy into productive ways this week.

Follow your heart at all costs and you may just crack the code that finally lets you in!

~ Kristin Fontana ~ Evolutionary Astrologer

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Pivotal Moment ~ Mars Square Uranus!

Action Mars is barreling through the sign of feeling Cancer. There is not a Soul who is not feeling on the edge and possibly feeling every emotion they thought they were done feeling or working through. It may also be that others around you are carrying a flair of unpredictability and it’s all you can do to keep an even keel.

Some of the steadiest Souls I know are surprising me with expressed desires that appear to be surfacing out of no where. Mars is progressively squaring Uranus in Aries, the sign Aries rules, and this aspect will become exact on Monday, July 17.

The positive trend within this week is that Mercury and Venus are still moving in tandem helping you to think fast and come up with creative and alternative solutions.

Saturn, the planet of security and stability, is forming anchoring angles to the Nodes, those symbols that connect to your past and your future, so a strong energy is in place to help keep you centered and stable amidst potential turbulence.

Leave the safety of your feet at a pivotal moment and you will make a memorable splash!

~ Kristin Fontana ~ Evolutionary Astrologer

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Discover How the Pair of Eclipses in August Will Impact your Soul Journey!

Possibly the biggest astrological event of the year takes place on Monday, August, 21, as a Total Solar Eclipse occurs at the last degree of Leo. Two weeks prior on August 7, a Full Moon Eclipse in Aquarius will set something significant in motion, these two points in time becoming ‘bookends of energy’ for personal and collective transformation to occur.

While the Solar Eclipse on August 21st is more event related, the entire month of August offers life altering trends that could propel you far and fast forward on the path.

There is tremendous support in places and how you experience this lunar peak will depend on how these astrological influences connect with your natal birth chart. There are also specific stress points that will guarantee changing seas but it will equal a metamorphoses in your life that needs to happen.

I am offering an Eclipse special looking at your personal Soul story and potential for positive impact.

A 20-25 minute one way recording via an MP3 utilizing your specific birth info looking at your entire chart ~ $60.

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Peace & Evolution,
Kristin Fontana ~ Evolutionary Astrologer

Is that Light or a Train at the End of that Tunnel ~ Mars Opposes Pluto!

Are you up for the Soul Challenge?

Mars is the planet of action and desire, and the younger brother to Pluto, the planet of the Soul. Mars is considered to be the lead point in your evolution for he will dictate how fast and far you travel in any given moment, as a result of the choices you make.

Mars symbolizes your pure, unbridled instinct and he accesses your Soul’s desires that are unconscious within you with the intention to manifest what you desire in the world, for evolution sake.

Currently, Mars in Cancer opposes Pluto in Capricorn, which can energize a conflict between your ego and your Soul. It can also reflect an emotional challenge that you are confronted with. You may be feeling as if something is taking you to the very edge but the goal is for you to understand this is occurring as an opportunity to empower yourself surrounding something that has repeatedly crippled you to a crawl.

This runs the gamut from career to family conflicts where old stories re-appear for you to tackle head on. In some cases, it may all feel bigger than you, but there will positively be a way through.

~ Kristin Fontana ~ Evolutionay Astrologer

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