Shamanic Astrology Mystery School to Host Night Sky Cosmology in June of 2012 as Venus tranists the face of Sun. This magical event is being held on the Big Island of Hawaii at the Ramashala Retreat Center. In addition to Night Sky and Cosmology of the Turning of the Ages and deepening and honoring our sacred connection to the stars and planets this event has many other special features.
This is a thorough video explanation from Shamanic Astrologer & Teacher Cayelin Castell as to why there are only 12 signs in the zodiac and why that will not change. The signs themselves are seasonally based and the constellations, while important in other ways, do not relate to the direct astrological energies of the zodiac.
This is an intriguing article on the NASA website that gives details about the NASA Dawn mission to visit Vesta to determine whether Vesta is an asteroid or a new type of minor planet. Scientists believe Vesta is a protoplanet, a planet which never fully formed at the creation of the solar system.
From National Geographic, the Messenger spacecraft achieves orbit of Mercury. This is the first time any probe has done this. The mission will last a year and map the entire surface of 1st planet from the sun. Messenger will also study the magnetic interaction with the sun.
Launched in 2006, the NASA probe New Horizons has crossed the orbit of Pluto on March 19th for a July, 2015 rendevous with the demoted dwarf planet. Story on Space.com.
A piece from “Sky & Telescope” shows more confirmation that liquid water is present on Mars.
From National Geographic, why Planetary Scientists suspect the dwarf planet may have 60 to 105 miles of water buried under a 120-mile thick layer of ice.