These articles go in-depth into the Darkstar method of reading charts using traditional astrology, the tropical zodiac, the 36 decans and the fixed stars.


Solar & Lunar Eclipse Meaning for all signs

Solar & Lunar Eclipse Meaning for all signs

Apr 12, 2022

Lunar Eclipse meaning A Lunar Eclipse is a super menstrual, wolf-howler version of a full moon. It will do a great job…

Birthday Moon Phase Meaning

Birthday Moon Phase Meaning

Apr 1, 2022

The moon phase you were born under reveals your fundamental personality and karmic mission. The Sun and the Moon’s relationship form the…

Aspects Meaning In Astrology

Aspects Meaning In Astrology

Jul 1, 2021

What are the aspects meaning in astrology? In this post I will describe the significance of the major Ptolemic aspects used in…

Archons, Fate & Freewill

Archons, Fate & Freewill

May 22, 2021

I wrote this originally in January 2015, when I started getting into the question of hyper-dimensional realities and Archons. The sun was then in Aquarius…

How DOES Astrology Work?

How DOES Astrology Work?

May 21, 2021

How does Astrology work? How do the seasons relate to the zodiac signs? Once you know the answers to those questions, reading…

Zodiac Decans ~ Use & History

Zodiac Decans ~ Use & History

Apr 18, 2021

In this article, I will go into a brief history of the decans, what they actually are and explain how to use…

How To Use Fixed Stars

How To Use Fixed Stars

Mar 12, 2021

There are two methods of using the fixed stars and their constellations for astrological purposes nowadays. 1) The fixed stars longitude method…

Re-Learning Astrology

Re-Learning Astrology

May 1, 2020

Many Darkstar readers have inquired about my influences and have wanted recommendations for astrology books so they can start learning astrology for…

Whole Sign Houses

Whole Sign Houses

Jan 3, 2019

I moved over to using whole sign houses exclusively in 2013. Here is the article about that change.  The books that prompted me…

Learn Astrology, Links & Resources

Learn Astrology, Links & Resources

Apr 26, 2016

When beginning to learn astrology, reading stuff online can be a bit like the wild west. It’s best to start with basic…

Grand Trine

Grand Trine

Jul 15, 2013

Pure grand trine energy is about harmony and ease, the line of least resistance. Trine people have a real charm about them,…

The Solar Return Chart

The Solar Return Chart

Dec 19, 2010

The Solar Return is the return of the Sun to its natal position. The Solar Return chart is a summary of the…

Libra & Virgo Rulership

Libra & Virgo Rulership

Nov 27, 2009

Here is an old blog post where I questioned the rulership of Libra and Virgo. Sitting side by side it seems apt…