Line Caya Writes:

I look at natal charts with the tropical and sidereal system and try to make up my mind on what system I should use. I read your article concerning the subject but it's still not clear to me. 

Is it possible to use the sidereal system for some items (like the Nodes) and the tropical one for others?

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“I found on-line a scientist that stated the charts that were devised in ancient times are invalid today, but they are still used. He says that the Earth shifts on its axis, and that makes the constellations go into the Zodiac at the wrong dates. Like March 23 should be Aries, but in his mind the Sun is in Pisces. Can you explain what, if any adjustments for all of this have been made over time? This is the only thing negative that I ever hear concerning the accuracy of astrology, and I would like to understand what’s going on.”

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  • Regarding the tropical zodiac being based on seasonal variations, what about the Southern Hemisphere? Logically speaking, if the stars are irrelevant and the seasons/equinoxes are what matter in defining divisions of the epileptic, doesn't that mean that Aries should start on September 22, since tha...
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  • Once again, although the Tropical and the Sidereal Zodiacs are very different, they each represent an entirely valid system of astrology wrong, both systems can not be correct at the same time.
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  • Kevin, this was a great answer. I was looking for a post that explains sidereal calendar for my blogpost on classifying Indian calendars . I found the wikipedia article not very illuminating. Your article was fifth on the google search on this topic, but I ended up linking yours....
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