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In astrology, the Imum Coeli, or IC, is the point in space where the ecliptic crosses the Meridian in the north, exactly opposite the Midheaven in degrees and marking the 4th house cusp in most house systems (this is reversed in the southern hemisphere). Astrology (from Greek αστρολογία = άστρον, astron, star + English suffix, -ology, study or discipline, derived from Greek λόγος, logos, which has a variety of meanings in English generally related to systematic thought or speech) refers to any of several traditions or beliefs in which knowledge of the apparent positions (as seen from earth) of... The plane of the ecliptic is well seen in this picture from the 1994 lunar prospecting Clementine spacecraft. ... The Midheaven is noted as Mc in this Natal chart, close to the top Ptolemys definition: The Medium Coeli is the point which is upper square from ascendant, eg. ... This 18th century Icelandic manuscript drawing shows the twelve astrological houses with signs for the locations of the planets, the sun and the moon. ... Southern Hemisphere The Southern Hemisphere is the half of a planets surface (or celestial sphere) that is south of the equator (the word hemisphere literally means half ball). On Earth it contains four continents (part of Africa, Oceania, most of South America, and Antarctica) and four oceans (South Atlantic...

In astrology, the is said to refer to our roots and also the least conscious part of ourselves. It denotes our foundations, our beginnings in life, and what we may have experienced through parental inheritance and homeland influences. It relates to our security needs and our relationship with home and family life. It also partially relates to the circumstances that we will encounter at the end of our life. For the song, see Old Age. ...

Since it is (usually) the cusp of the 4th house in most natal charts, it corresponds to the 4th astrological sign in the Natural Zodiac, which is Cancer. In common parlance, a cusp is an important moment usually regarded as a decision point upon which consequent events are determined. ... This 18th century Icelandic manuscript drawing shows the twelve astrological houses with signs for the locations of the planets, the sun and the moon. ... Example of a natal chart A natal chart is another name for the astrological birth chart -- it is the unique astrological chart specific to an individuals birth that shows the positions of the Sun, Ascendant, Moon, Lunar Nodes, and all of the other planets in our solar system as... Zodiacal man, attributing the various astrological signs to body parts; see the Medical astrology page for more examples Western astrology employs the tropical zodiac which divides the ecliptic into twelve signs of equal length starting at the first point of Aries, which is defined as the point at which the... Zodiac signs, 16th century , medieval woodcuts The zodiac (from Greek zoon, animal) is an imaginary belt in the heavens extending approximately 8 degrees on either side of the Suns apparent path (the ecliptic), that includes the apparent paths of the Moon and the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn. ... In astronomy and astrology, Cancer (Latin for crab, symbol , Unicode ♋) is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. ...

In many cases the IC quite often refers to a parent, usually the father, but sometimes the mother. A father is traditionally the male parent of a child. ... Look up mother in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

See also: Ascendant, Descendant The Ascendant is noted as As and is in the nine oclock position in the chart The ascendant of a given geographic location at a given point in time is the point on the zodiac which coincides with — i. ... The term descendant or descendent has several meanings, some of which are listed below: A living being, like a plant, animal or person, that belongs to a particular lineage. ...



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