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Stories from the Stars

Free Try-Out Edition
for Christian Napieras [Adb], born on 24 March 1953
Text by B.Brady & D.Gunzburg, Copyright © Astrodienst AG 2018
I. Introduction

This short extract allows you to get a taste of your personal horoscope "Stories from the Stars" by Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg. Small samples taken from the individual chapters will give you a glimpse of the horoscope as a whole, which comprises approximately 25-32 pages, and can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or bound booklet in the Astroshop.

The vault of the heavens is a lacework of stars that people find awe inspiring. The starry sky, however, is more than just beautiful. It also carries wisdom contained within stories.

This report explores those stories. It offers you information that enables you to actively work with your stars. Its aim is to help you understand how the stars contribute to your actions, your choices and your attitudes. For by understanding the role of the stars in your life you can step upon a path that allows you to be in greater harmony with them.

This star report contains three sections – the stars that shape your character, the stars that shape your vocation, and the stars that shape the journey of your life.


II. The Stars that Shape your Character

This chapter describes certain qualities that your stars contribute to your personality. They show themselves in your life through parans - a connection of this star with your birth chart. The five stars discussed in the full report can be gifts as well as challenges for you to work with and profit from.

This is the starting point for discovering your stars. Your journey begins with focusing on the stars and their myths that add their unique qualities to your character. Star qualities are particular features that contribute to your seed potential. They become apparent as your skills and resources through your life's experiences, for it is only by using them to deal with problems that you discover the potentials they offer you and how you can handle them wisely.


image Vindemiatrix in Virgo

Vindemiatrix is the distinct orange star in the wing of Virgo. The name Vindemiatrix means Grape-Gatherer, for when the star was visible in the dawn sky rising before the sun, it was said to be time to harvest the grapes. This star quality indicates that you are a collector or gatherer of art, artefacts, data, even people. You find great satisfaction in accumulating items that are related to each other in some identifiable way, woven together by their common underpinnings. These items [...]

[..] Additionally, you have always loved stories and thus you are someone who collects people, or the stories of people, and who documents or studies people's lives and cultures. Thus you are the anthropologist or the storyteller with an ever growing and deepening interest in people or animals, the way lives [...]

In the full version, this chapter discusses five stars and seven parans, which are the star's connections to your personal birth chart.


III. The Stars that Shape your Vocation

The third chapter of this horoscope gives you information on the stars that are connected with themes you care and feel passionate about in the world, with your vocation.

The themes of your vocation stars are fundamental to your idea of what you stand for and what is important to you and how you spend your life, far more than just your job or career. It could, however, become your career or surface in your life as your passion or a cause to which you devote your free time. Hence your vocational stars suggest how you can lead a meaningful life. Pursuing the themes suggested by these stars may not bring you riches but they will allow you to feel that you are in your proper place, living a life of purpose. No matter what other paths you take in your life, your vocation stars will always pull you back to their themes.


image Pollux in Gemini

This is a story of twins in the heavens and their story lends purpose and meaning to your life. They have many different names but the Greeks knew them as Castor and Pollux, the two brothers that make up the constellation Gemini. They are symbolic of all polarities, the point of balance between black and white, the fragile nature of competition, and the understanding of antithesis. One twin is blessed living an uncomplicated life, never worried by internal conflict and full [...]

Being drawn to work with disability

With these skills you become a social worker or someone to whom others turn for support, help or reassurance. You are also a reformer, someone who can change the system as a result of freeing yourself from personal suffering or by bringing to wider attention the [...]

In the full version, this chapter discusses two stars and parans.


IV. The Star Stories in Your Life

The star stories in this chapter contain different themes and characters that you recognize and identify with, at different times and to different degrees. Knowing them allows you to use their resources consciously rather than following them blindly.

Your star stories are the narrative which provides the stage for your star qualities and your vocation stars. Some of these stories come from the stars and will make themselves apparent through re-occurring patterns of events. Knowing your star stories enables you to be alert at the beginning of the cycle before you find yourself slipping into old habit patterns with their predictable outcomes.

The Seer: Perceiving the tides of life image

This is the star story of a celestial whale, Cetus, which can erupt from the depths of the sea, bringing up sediment and waste that has lain dormant for years. The Greeks saw Cetus connected with Andromeda. In a foolish moment Cassiopeia had claimed that her daughter, Andromeda, was more beautiful than the Nereids and, to pay for this boast, Andromeda was chained to a rock as a sacrifice to the great sea monster. The hero of the story was Perseus, who saved Andromeda by using the severed head of [...]

[..] At times it will be your finances that are part of this unsettling star story and large sums of money can come and go in your life. For this reason, you should always be cautious with your investments and your money. Link your instincts with moderation and if you gain a windfall, make sure you diversify [...]

In the full version, this chapter discusses three star stories and four parans.

V. Conclusion

In the face of the starry heavens you may feel that you are small, but by understanding your personal relationship with the stars, you can step upon a path that allows you to gain a greater harmony with them. This harmony can give you insights about what it is to be a part of a living cosmos. As you come to understand your stars through this report, go outside on a clear night and learn to see your stars in the night sky. Visually connecting with them can help you to understand their union with your life.

Personal Star Map

The "Stories from the Stars" report contains your personal star map. It shows all interpreted stars in colour and their positions at the time of your birth. The star map of this free try-out version only contains a reduced number of stars, and is reduced in size.

Please read a complete sample report (of a different person) to get an overview of the extent of the complete horoscope, including the full star map.

The upper part of the image shows the eastern hemisphere of the sky, as seen at the time and location of your birth. It is centered on the east point (E).

The lower part of the image shows the western hemisphere of the sky, as seen at the time and location of your birth. It is centered on the west point (W).

The highlighted stars play a key role in this astrological reading. The red ones appear in chapter II, the blue ones in chapter III and the green ones in chapter IV.

The bright halves of the diagrams show the sky above the horizon; the dark halves show the sky below the horizon.

The horizon is indicated by horizontal lines, the boundary circles themselves represent the meridian. The planets (drawn red) move along the band of the zodiac. Dashed lines indicate the celestial equator and circumpolar circles.


These small samples from different chapters convey a glimpse of your personal horoscope Stories from the Stars which comprises 25-32 pages. It can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or bound booklet in the Astroshop.

Please read a complete sample report (of a different person) to get an overview of the complete horoscope.

You may wish to take a look at the large selection of other reports.

Astrological Data used for Stories from the Stars Free Try-Out Edition
for Christian Napieras [Adb] (male)
birthdate: 24 March 1953 local time: 10:45 am
place: Soissons, France U.T.: 09:45
3e20, 49n22 sid. time: 22:04:37

Planets and Selected Stars and Parans
planet ecl.long. ecl.lat. rectasc. decl. phase paran
Sun 27'41 0°00'S 3°11' 1°23'N
Moon 26°45'36 1°17'N 119°04' 22°04'N
Mercury 22°37'40 2°17'N 352°20' 0°49'S
Venus 18'42 7°14'N 26°31' 18°42'N
Mars 00'19 0°04'N 30°46' 12°35'N
Jupiter 19°51'31 0°46'S 47°38' 16°58'N
Saturn 25°30'34 2°45'N 204°39' 7°18'S
Uranus 14°26'06 0°26'N 105°43' 23°06'N
Neptune 23°02'25 1°44'N 201°58' 7°21'S
Pluto 21°08'54 9°38'N 146°53' 23°33'N
Moon's Node 42'57 0°00'N 312°10' 17°49'S
Ascendant 22'47 0°00'N 91°30' 23°26'N
Medium Coeli 29°01'19 0°00'N 331°09' 11°49'S


Pollux 22°34'32 6°41'N 115°37' 28°09'N Moon's Node (Set-Rise, 0° 2')
Vindemiatrix 17'54 16°12'N 194°58' 11°12'N cp Moon (Set-LCul, 0°23')
Menkar 13°39'56 12°35'S 44°57' 3°54'N Venus (Set-Set, 0°13')

Explanation of codes in the column 'phase': "cp": The star is in a period where it is above the horizon the whole night through, i.e. it rises before sunset and sets only after sunrise (Ptolemy's "curtailed passage").

Stories from
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Fixed Star Report by Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg

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