Sun Not In Capricorn Today

The view from Earth.

The view from Earth.

   According to the pseudoscience of astrology the Sun enters the constellation of Capricorn the Sea Goat today, 21 December. When in fact the actual position of the Sun today is within the boundary of the constellation of Sagittarius the Archer, as this graphic shows.

   Read a little more about how astrology has the Sun incorrectly placed in a previous blog, and in another blog discussing the effects of precession.
Caution: Objects viewed with an optical aid are further than they appear.
   Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for more observing information for this month.Sun Not In

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