What is the Zodiac wheel?

What is the Zodiac wheel?

In Western astrology, and formerly astronomy, the zodiac is divided into twelve signs, each occupying 30° of celestial longitude and roughly corresponding to the constellations: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.

What do the planets represent in astrology?

To modern astrologers, the planets can represent basic drives or urges in the unconscious, or energy flow regulators representing dimensions of experience. They express themselves with different qualities in the twelve signs of the zodiac and in the twelve houses.

How do planetary positions affect us?

The position and orientation of the sun relative to earth does cause seasons. Solar flares cause electromagnetic disturbances on earth that can disrupt satellites and even cause blackouts. The position of the moon causes ocean tides.

What does Mars rule?

“Mars is the planet of our desires, actions, energy, passion, war, aggression, sex, and assertion,” astrologer Lisa Stardust tells Refinery29. “It shows how you take action and argue, and reveals your sexual inclinations,” Stardust continues. “Mars also depicts how one uses their innate energy to achieve their goals.

Are asteroids dangerous?

Asteroids larger than approximately 35 meters across can pose a threat to a town or city. However the diameter of most small asteroids is not well determined, as it is usually only estimated based on their brightness and distance, rather than directly measured, e.g. from radar observations.

What is the smallest dwarf planet in the universe?

Hygiea

Are asteroids valuable?

Although Planetary Resources indicated in 2012 that the platinum from a 30-meter-long (98 ft) asteroid could be worth US$25–50 billion, an economist remarked any outside source of precious metals could lower prices sufficiently to possibly doom the venture by rapidly increasing the available supply of such metals.