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An Astronomer Looks at Astrology

An Astronomer Looks at Astrology

Resources for Skeptical Inquiry into Astrology In light of the recent media interest into problems with astrology and the fact that the astrological signs and astronomical constellations no longer line up, the non-profit Astronomical Society of the Pacific has updated its long-popular article examining astrology from an astronomical perspective and is making it available on the Web.  It includes the suggestion of a new "science" of jetology -- where the position of jumbo jets at the time a person is born determines his or her destiny and love life -- which many educators have found useful over the years. There is also a resource guide for looking at a wide range of astronomical pseudo-science at: **Founded in 1889, the... Show More


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