Sun Not In Virgo Today

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  According to the pseudoscience of astrology the Sun enters the constellation of Virgo the Maiden on Saturday August 23rd at 5 UT (12 am CDT August 22nd). When in fact the actual position of the Sun today is still within the boundaries of the constellation of Leo the Lion.

   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.
   
   
   
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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.

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