A recent article in TIME mentioned how astronomers from the Minnesota Planetarium Society have noted that the moon’s gravitational pull on the Earth has thrown off the Earth’s wobble and therefore created a new 13th SunShign called Ophiuchus, which is supposed to fit in between Sagittarius and Capricorn. Wait a minute, isn’t the Earth the one holding the moon in line with its own gravitational pull? This sounds like a load of bunk to me! This from a state that once elected former WWE superstar Jesse “The Body” Ventura as its governor. I smell Conspiracy Theory! C’mon, Jesse, tell us what’s really going on here.
Okay, okay, in all seriousness, this is easy to explain and nothing new. All you would-be snake charmers out there, pay attention. It’s interesting how the symbol for the snake holder is actually indirectly related to the snake you see in the symbol for the practice of medicine. There are actually two zodiacs. The Sidereal zodiac is a physical reality depicting commonly acknowledged pictures made up of groups of stars used by astronomers, Vedic and Sidereal astrologers. The Tropical zodiac is a mathematical construct used by astrologers only. Most people in the Western Hemisphere think of their astrological signs based on the Tropical zodiac, which is a math-only based system of division with the zero point starting at the Vernal Equinox. For example, on March 20, 2011 when the Sun crosses the ecliptic, it’ll be the first day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. New babies born on the following day will have an Aries SunShign. And they do Tropically. All the Tropical astrologers mark out the 12 signs, Aries to Pisces, 30 degrees each, from that point in space. So that explains the cosmic hoopla. Relax, you’re still what SunShign you thought you were before TIME published that article.