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What is an ephemeris astrology?

What is an ephemeris astrology?

An ephemeris is a book of planetary positions that lists where the planets will be in the zodiac in the past, present, or future. In the past it was used by astrologers in order to calculate birth charts by hand, but these days it is mainly useful for studying planetary transits and cycles.

What is a Swiss ephemeris?

The Swiss Ephemeris is a highly accurate ephemeris toolset developed since 1997 by Astrodienst (Koch and Triendl 2004). It is based upon the DE430/DE431 ephemerides from NASA’s JPL (Folkner et al. 2014) and covers the time range 13,000 BC to AD 17,000.

What degree is Mercury today?

Current Planetary Positions

Sun 25° Cancer 02′ 34″
Mercury 26° Cancer 01′ 08″
Venus 29° Gemini 29′ 34″
Mars 08° Taurus 33′ 03″
Jupiter 08° Aries 30′ 41″

How do you use an ephemeris?

The times in the ephemeris are expressed in GMT. To convert to your time zone, subtract 4 hours for Atlantic, 5 hours for Eastern, 6 for Central, 7 for Mountain and 8 for Pacific. During Daylight Saving Time, subtract one hour less.

Are the planeta4ry positions derived from Nirayana or fixed zodiac?

As aforementioned, the planeta4ry positions derived in this Ephemeris are according to the Nirayana or Fixed Zodiac system and any reader desiring equivalent Sayana positions may easily obtain the same by adding the Ayanamsa value for the year relevant.

Are there any astronomical ephemeredes available in India?

Several astronomical ephemeredes are available in India and elsewhere which furnish the geocentric positions of the various planets for a number of previous years. Brodly, these are of two kinds. There are regular yearly publications which give the daily positions of the planets for a specified individual year.

What is an ephemeris in astronomy?

In astronomy and celestial navigation, an ephemeris gives the positions of astronomical objects in the sky at a given time or times. Historically, positions were given as printed tables of values, given at regular intervals of date and time.

What are the geocentric longitudes of the planets according to Nirayana?

The geocentric longitudes of the Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Rahu, Uranus and Neptune to the nearest minute are given here, according to the Nirayana or Sidereal zodiac system, any country or zone equivalent to 5-30 A.M. (IST). The idereal Time expressed in hours.