Not Pisces Today!

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   According to the pseudoscience of astrology the Sun enters the constellation of Pisces the fishes today. However according to the real position of the Sun on this date the Sun is already within the boundaries of the constellation Aquarius the water bearer, (as shown in the banner graphic) the constellation to the west of Pisces. Based on the apparent motion of the Sun along the ecliptic path the Sun entered Aquarius two days ago on the 16th as shown in this graphic.
   Click here for a little more information about the difference between astrology and Astronomy and an effect caused by precession.
   Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for more observing information.

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