Fixed Stars in Astrology
36. Constellation – Capricorn, the goat
Capricorn, the goat, is a constellation which has no star brighter than 3rd magnitude.
In mythology, the most important element is the horn which is a seen as a cornucopia, an abundance of gifts. The Capricorn was associated with the god Dionysus, with Pan, with the goat Amalthea who nourished Zeus in infancy or Ea, a Babylonian god who ruled over Water, Wisdom and Magic.
– fertility, abundance;
– spiritual significance.
Stars of Capricorn
The most important stars from Capricorn, in the order of magnitude are: Algedi, Dabih, Nashira and Deneb Algedi.
Deneb Algedi is a Behenian star from Capricorn, located in the tail of the goat.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Aquarius 00′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Pisces
Planetary nature: Saturn/Jupiter
Official name: Delta Capricornus
– wisdom, integrity, leadership;
– counselor, adviser;
– justice, law.