23. Constellation – Virgo, the virgin

 

virgo1.JPGMythology

Virgo, the virgo, is the only female figure in the sky and has been associated with Virgin Mary and gods like Aphrodite, Ceres, Demeter, Ishtar or Isis.

Symbolism

– feminine qualities;

– material abundance.

Stars of Virgo

 

The most important stars from Virgo, in the order of magnitude are: Spica, Zavijava and Vindemiatrix.

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23.1 Spica – 240 Libra 00′

 

Spica is the brightest star from Virgo, located on the ear of corn in maiden’s left hand.

Magnitude: 1,2

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Libra 00′

Declination: 11S08′

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: Libra

Planetary nature: Venus/Mars

Official name: Alpha Virgo

 

Symbolism:

– honor, fame, wealth;

– scientists, painters, musicians, writers;

– unfortunate for marriage;

– fertility, gifts, skills to do something outstanding.

 

23.2 Vindemiatrix – 100 Libra 06′

 

Vindemiatrix is the third brightest star from Virgo, located in the arm of the virgin.

Magnitude: 3,0

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 100 Libra 06′

Declination: 11N14′

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

Planetary nature: Saturn/Mercury

Official name: Epsilon Virgo

 

Symbolism:

– disgrace, stealing;

– widowers;

– mental concentration;

– to be a collector.