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    26-Feb-2015, 22:56 UT/GMT
    Sun8Pisces1'11"8s34
    Moon22Gemini42'29"18n17
    Mercury11Aquarius23' 1"17s45
    Venus7Aries31'10"2n15
    Mars5Aries19'55"1n39
    Jupiter15Leo4'52"r17n15
    Saturn4Sagittarius43'23"19s04
    Uranus14Aries21'29"5n05
    Neptune7Pisces17'36"9s31
    Pluto14Capricorn56'37"20s31
    TrueNode10Libra30'53"r4s10
    Chiron16Pisces41'53"1s09
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Thursday, 26 February 2015
for Dane Rudhyar [Adb], born 23 March 1895
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Planetary Hours and Planetary Days (Weekdays) **
According to ancient lore, each day and each hour of a day is attributed to a particular planet. The purpose of this attribution is to find the right moment for a particular activity. For example, according to this lore, the right moment for love matters would be the hour ruled by Venus on a Venus day.

Planetary hours are calculated as follows: We calculate the length of time between sunrise and sunset and divide it into 12 equal sections. In the same manner, we divide the length of time between sunset and the following sunrise into 12 equal sections. The resulting 24 sections are called 'planetary hours'. Naturally, they are not ordinary 60-minute hours but can be longer or shorter. The 24 planetary hours make up a planetary day. Consequently, a planetary day lasts from sunrise on one day to sunrise on the next day.

The 24 planetary hours are attributed to the seven classical planets in astrology in the following order:

Saturn - Jupiter - Mars - Sun - Venus - Mercury - Moon - then from starting again with Saturn - Jupiter - etc.

The order corresponds to the possible maximum speed of the planets, Saturn being the slowest and Moon the fastest. Ancient astrologers assumed that the same order applied to the distances of these celestial bodies from the Earth. Moon is closest to Earth, Saturn is the planet which is farthest away.

The next day, which starts with the following sunrise, is treated in the same manner. The order of the planets continues where it has ended on the previous day. Since we began the previous day with Saturn, the first hour of the new day inevitably starts with the Sun.

The planet of the day is determined by the planet which rules the first hour of this day. In the above example, we have attributed the first hour after sunrise to Saturn. Accordingly, the day is Saturn's day. The next day will be, inevitably, Sun's day. The resulting planets for each day correspond exactly to the days of the week. Some modern languages still reflect this fact very well:

English German Italian Spanish
Saturn's daySATURday
Sun's daySUNday SONNtag
Moon's dayMONday MONtag LUNEdì LUNES
Mars' dayTuesday MARTEdì MARTES
Mercury's dayWednesday MERCOLEdì MIERCOLES
Jupiter's dayThursday GIOVEdì JUEVES
Venus' dayFriday VENERdì VIERNES

This also explains the origins of the days of the week.

Transit selected for today (by the computer):

Venus opposition Chiron,  (L)
Other transits occurring today

Moon conjunction Mars, exact at 04:07 (L)
Moon conjunction Neptune, exact at 06:10 (L)
Moon opposition Ascendant, exact at 07:18 (L)
Moon in 7th house, from 07:18  (L)
Moon conjunction Pluto, exact at 00:03 (L)
Moon trine MC, exact at 03:18 (L)
Important long-term influences     (overview)

"The wood for the trees" (Saturn square Mercury) (L)
"Transient relationships" (Uranus trine Ascendant) (L)
"The inner dimensions" (Mercury trine Pluto) (L)
View natal chart with transits

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