17. Constellation – Leo, the lion

 

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Leo, the lion, is the constellation that represents in Greek mythology the lion of Nemea, killed by Hercules. He killed the lion with his bare hands and then wore its skin.

Symbolism

– strength, authority;

– eminence, royalty, luxury.

Stars of Leo

 

The most important stars from Leo, in the order of magnitude are: Regulus, Denebola, Algeiba and Zosma.

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17.1 Regulus – 00 Virgo 03′

 

Regulus is the brightest star from Leo, located in the heart of the lion. It is located on the ecliptic and is a Royal star.

Magnitude: 1,3

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 00 Virgo 03′

Declination: 11N59’35”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Leo to Virgo

Planetary nature: Jupiter/Mars

Official name: Alpha Leo

 

Symbolism:

– success, honors, nobility;

– violence, destructiveness;

– courage;

– leadership, great power, great ambition, to strive for success;

– good mind.

 

17.2 Denebola – 210 Virgo 48′

 

Denebola is the second brightest star from Leo, located in the tail of the lion.

Magnitude: 2,2

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 210 Virgo 48′

Declination: 14N36’10”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Virgoto Sagittarius

Planetary nature: Saturn/Venus

Official name: Beta Leo

 

Symbolism:

– regrets, despair, criticism;

– self control, perseverance;

– catastrophes in mundane astrology;

– fame, nobility, rise to power;

– nonconformity.

 

17.3 Zosma – 110 Virgo 26′

 

Zosma is the fourth brightest star from Leo, located in the back of the lion.

Magnitude: 2,6

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 110 Virgo 26′

Declination: 20N33’10”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Virgoto Sagittarius

Planetary nature: Saturn/Venus

Official name: Delta Leo

 

Symbolism:

– melancholy, illness, unhappiness, suffering, depression;

– alert mind;

– danger from poison.