For astrology to be useful there's no need to have a crystal ball, incense, meditation, or faith. Learn the practical language of astrology in this clear, easy-to-understand exploration that goes way beyond daily horoscopes and zodiac. With it, the reader will be able to calculate and read their own and others' birth charts; tell signs and planets from houses; create daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly planners- even make predictions for the future. With a glossary and further resources, this guide explores:
? Why horoscopes and descriptions of "sun signs" are usually wrong.
? Why many astrologers use the "wrong" zodiac.
? The several different houses system.
? All the planetary aspects that go beyond the sun and moon.
? The many cycles that determine an astrological forecast.