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0 daily motion is about 1"0', to be more exact, between 57' and 1*1'. The sun never moves 15' a day or 3*- I have good reasons for reminding you of this.

C moves in its extreme speed 2*12' per day and in its least speed it is stationary; i.e. it stand still for a moment before going retrograde; i.e. backwards in the Zodiac or before going direct (D) again after it had gone IJ-.

0 moves in its extreme speed 1*16'; in its least spepd it stands still.

1 moves in.its extreme speed 42', in its least speed it stands still.

fc. moves in its extreme speed 7' pet day, in its least speed it stands still.

11 moves in irs extreme speed 14' per day and in its least speed it stands still.

V anc^ move in their extreme speed about 3 minutes each day and they stand still in their least speed.

5 moves in its extreme speed about" 15*20' and in irs least speed 11*46'. It never stands still.

H moves daily at the rate of about 3*. It is always retrograde in its movement. Ic never stands still.

How fast a planet moves from one day to the next or in 24 hours we either figure mentally from the pages of the Ephemeris by comparing the posirions of two successive days, or else, we look to Raphael's pages 26-28, where chey are given for each day of the year.

We have to figure where the various planets.are located at a certain moment (for which the horoscope is to be made). Therefore, we have co make some proportions of values. With slow moving planets this can always be done mentally, but with the fast moving , we have to take recourse ro logarithms. Please— don't jump out of your scat when I say logarithms. There won't be any trigonometry taught, neither calculus or other fancy things. The log. tables (Table VII) are easy to understand and easy to use. (See page 15).

All you do is look up the speed for the day in question, which, for illustration we shall give as 13*17'. In the log table (Table VII), we. find the logarithm for these 13*17' ro be 2569- In case the ® speed would be 12*43' the log. table shows its log. value as 275S. Now, was that hard? Noihing to it!

Of course, we knew long ago that the planets' places are given in the ALL BIRTHS FIGURED AS IF THEY HAD OCCURRED IN LONDON Ephemerides for Greenwich or London and for Noon each day. However, all are neither born at Noon, nor at London. "Whar to do? We simply adjust our time values to a lime of birth, as ij it had happened in London!

For this purpose we have to make another Table of the Time Difference between London and some of the main places on the earth to which the smaller communities can again be adjusted. When it is Noon in London, (Sr. Time), the clock time in different regions is as follows:

Eastern Stares 7 A.M. Standard Time; dif. 5 hours.

Central States 6 A.M. Standard Time; dif. 6 hours.

Mountain States 5 A.M. Standard Time; dif. 7 hours.

Pacific Stares 4 A.M. Standard Time; dif. S hours.

France Noon Standard Time; dif. 0 hour.

Germany and Icaly 1 P.M. Standard Time; dif, 1 hoar.

Greece and Egypt 2 P.M. Standard Time; dif. <J hours.

South Africa 1 P.M. Standard Time; dif, 1 hour.

India (Bombay) 5 P.M. Standard Time; dif. 5 hours.

Tokio, Japan 9 P.M. Standard Time; dif, 9 hours.

Rio de Janeiro 9 A.M. Standard Time; dif. 3 hours.

Therefore, for rough work, when it is 5 P.M. in Boston, Mass., the time in London is 10 P.M. rhe same evening. When it is 11:15 P.M. on May 14, 1941, at San Francisco, Calif., it is in London at che same moment 7:15 A.M. of May 15th, 1941. When ic is 4:50 A.M. at Cairo, Egypt, it is in London only 2:50 A.M.

We cannot, however, say: Eastern Standard Time is 5 hours from London, meaning that each town or village that lies between Bar Harbour, Maine, and Toledo, Ohio, the Western end of the Eastern Standard Time Zone, is all the same compared to London City, We muse realize thac we have to use the actual geographic differential fro-m London to any city of the Globe, expressed in hours, minutes and seconds, instead of its geographic longitude. While the clock at Pittsburgh, Pa., carries the same time as the clock in New York City, both cities are different distances from London Longitude. There is an important actual time differential which, if not considered, makes our horoscope wrong.

Let us examine this condition closer! When rhe clock strikes Noon at New York, it does the same at Pittsburgh, but the Sun's position ac each of these cities is somewhat different. The difference amounts to abouc 30 minutes; and somehow this discrepancy must be adjusted. The town clock is an arbitrary time, good for an entire sector, that uses Eastern Standard Time. But we have to do with Star Time and not with adjusted or standardized values.

-We shall Illustrate this case with two examples. On hand of these two cases all other cases can be reckoned. We have to use Table IX, page 26.

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