Category Archives: Minor Planets and Asteroids

HEKATE

What could asteroid Hekate signify astrologically? The first thoughts tend to associate it with witchcraft. But looking deeper into her mythology we find much more than just the stereotypical warty witch. As we will see, this metamorphosis occurred over thousands of years. Hekate may even have originating from Egyptian times from the midwife goddess Heket. Heka means “magical speech” in Egyptian. Otherwise, modern day Hekate rules crossroads, torchlight, portals, passages, the night,… Read More »

Asteroid Artemis

Artemis is the Greek goddess of hunting, forests, mountains and animals. If Artemis is found to be prominent in a chart, then the subject may find that they are perfectionists and are very choosy…

ASTEROIDS

Asteroids are used in astrology to fine tune themes brought up in the natal chart and also in synastry and mundane astrology. When using asteroids the orbs must be very tight, I would say not more than a 1.5 degree orb, otherwise you are in danger of completely diluting the chart and not seeing the forest for the trees. The next filter is to determine if they are conjunct or opposite the… Read More »

ERIS

Minor planet Eris was only discovered in 2005, but her astrology seems like it has been with us forever. Eris is the uber dark goddess in my opinion, and as such shares similar astrological traits as Black Moon Lilith, which I have already studied in depth. But what makes Eris unique in her own right? What makes her more than just a female version of Pluto or an outer planet version… Read More »