Superstitions - folk beliefs. Read on for more on them.


Saturn Return - This signifies a time of transition, from one life-phase to the next and is around 29 years.


Ruling planet - this is a planet that is associated more strongly with a particular sign of the Zodiac .


Ptolemy - A Greek philosopher who propunded the Helicentric theory.


Orbital period - This is the time taken by a planet to go once round the Sun.


Ophiuchus - the 13th zodiac.


Occult - refers to secret or mysterious doctrine which transcend our natural senses.


Music of the spheres - according to this the planets rode on giant crystal spheres which emitted a musical sound when moved.


Midheaven - An important angle in the birth chart which refers to the parent.


Lunation - this is the time taken by the Moon to go once round the earth and is approximately 29.5 days.