Fixed Stars in Astrology
32. Constellation – Sagittarius, the archer
Sagittarius, the archer, is a constellation that represents a centaur, similar with Centaurus, the second constellation of this type. In the case of Sagittarius it represents a war-like centaurus, which is said to be placed in the heaven by Chiron to guide the Argonauts in their expedition to Colchis.
– fight, strength;
Stars of Sagittarius
The most important stars from Sagittarius, in the order of magnitude are: Rukbat, Arkab, Al Nasl (Nushaba), Kaus Meridionalis, Kaus Australis, Ascella, Kaus Borealis and Facies.
Rukbat is the brightest star from Capricorn, located in the feet of the centaur.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 150 Capricorn 56′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Sagittarius to Aquarius
Planetary nature: Jupiter/Saturn
Official name: Alpha Sagittarius
– steadiness, consistency;
– long term goals.
Facies is a nebula from Capricorn, located in the head of the centaur.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 80 Capricorn 26′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: Capricorn
Planetary nature: Sun/Mars
Official name: M22 Sagittarius
– blindness, violence, ruthless;
– focused action, combative energies;
– sickness, accidents.