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  Ophiuchus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ophiuchus is depicted as a man supporting a Serpens; the interposition of his body divides the snake into two parts, Serpens Caput and Serpens Cauda, which are nonetheless counted as one constellation.
The reason why Ophiuchus is not a part of the western astrological zodiac is because that zodiac is defined on the basis of the sun spending an equal amount of time in twelve astrological signs starting at the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere — this is called the tropical zodiac.
At present, the sun is in Ophiuchus from November 30 to December 19.
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 Ophiuchus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ophiuchus (the serpent bearer) is one of the 88 modern constellation s, and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy.
Of the 13 modern zodiac (constellations of the ecliptic), Ophiuchus is the only one which is not counted as an astrological sign.
Ophiuchus is depicted as a man supporting a snake, Serpens ; the interposition of his body divides the snake into two parts, Serpens Caput and Serpens Cauda, which are nonetheless counted as one constellation.
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 Ophiuchus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ophiuchus (the serpent bearer) is one of the 88 modern constellations and was also one of the listed by Ptolemy.
Ophiuchus is depicted as a man supporting snake Serpens ; the interposition of his body divides snake into two parts Serpens Caput and Cauda which are nonetheless counted as one
Although it is found on the plane the ecliptic Ophiuchus unlike the other twelve constellations the zodiac did not give its name to of the twelve equal-sized regions of sky which astrologers reckon the planets Sun and Moon travel.
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 Ophiuchus - Wikipedia
Ophiuchus (colui che porta il serpente, serpentario, a volte chiamato ofiuco in italiano) è una delle 88 moderne costellazioni, ed è anche una delle 48 costellazioni originarie menzionate da Tolomeo.
Ophiuchus contiene numerosi ammassi stellari, come IC 4665, NGC 6633, M9, M10, M12, M14, M19, M62, M107, e la nebulosa IC 4603-4604.
Uno degli eventi storici più importanti per Ophiuchus fu l'esplosione di supernova che apparve il 10 ottobre 1604 vicino a θ Ophiuchi.
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 Ophiuchus: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ophiuchus (known as the serpent holder) is one of the 88 constellation constellation quick summary:
Barnards star is a star in the constellation ophiuchus which is notable for having the largest proper motion (10.3" per year) of any star relative...
(or ngc 6402) is a globular cluster in the ophiuchus constellation...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /Encyclopedia/O/Op/Ophiuchus.htm   (1970 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Ophiuchus
The involvement in the myth of Chiron may be connected to the nearby presence of the constellation Sagittarius, which was in later times occasionally considered to represent Chiron (who was more usually identified as the constellation Centaurus).
The proper motion of a star is the motion of the position of the star in the sky (the change in direction in which we see it, as opposed to the radial velocity) after eliminating the improper motions of the stars, which affect their measured coordinates but are not real...
Categories: Ophiuchus constellation Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe at one time or another during the year.
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 Ophiuchus - Wikipédia
Ophiuchus, également nommé le Serpentaire, est une constellation de l'hémisphère nord.
Ophiuchus contient énormément d'amas globulaires, tels M9, M10, M12, M14, M19, M62 et M107, les amas ouverts NGC 6633 et IC 4665, la nébuleuse IC 4603-4604, la nébuleuse planétaire NGC 6572, la Nébuleuse du Papillon M2-9 qui est une étoile symbiotique et Barnard 68, un nuage de poussières sombre.
Ophiuchus fut également le théâtre de deux novae en 1848 et 1917.
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 Ophiuchus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ofthe 13 modern zodiac (constellations of the ecliptic), Ophiuchus is the only one which is not counted as an astrological sign.
Ophiuchus is depicted as a man supporting a snake, Serpens ; the interposition ofhis body divides the snake into two parts, Serpens Caput and Serpens Cauda, which are nonetheless counted as oneconstellation.
Although it is found on the plane of the ecliptic, Ophiuchus, unlike the othertwelve constellations of the zodiac, did not give its name to one of the twelveequal-sized regions of sky through which astrologers reckon the planets, Sun, andMoon to travel.
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 Ophiuchus and Serpens, August Constellations
Ophiuchus is an ancient constellation representing a man coiled by a serpent (the constellation Serpens).
Ophiuchus is identified by some as Aesculapius a mythical healer and forerunner of Hippocrates.
Ophiuchus and Serpens are visible to the north from New Zealand at about 9.30 pm NZST on August 1, 8.30 pm August 16 and 7.30 pm August 31.
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 Ophiuchus (constellation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ophiuchus, le Serpentaire, est une constellation traversée par le Soleil du 30novembre au 17 décembre et n'est pourtant pas compté dans le zodiaque de l' astrologie.
Ophiuchus est l'une des 48 constellations décrites par Ptolémée, etétait parfois aussi appelée Serpentarius.
Ophiuchus se trouve dans le plan de l' écliptique, ce qui signifie queles trajectoires des planètes, du Soleil et de la Lune le traversent.
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 Patrick Arundell astrology - ophiuchus - the facts.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In fact, astrologers have known about Ophiuchus for thousands of centuries, as they have of the many other constellations that exist, such as Hercules and Pegasus.
Ophiuchus viewed from the Earth is quite close to the Sun's apparent path, but no constellation is a sign of the zodiac.
This because western astrology is based upon the annual passage of the Sun in relation to the equator, and not on fixed constellations which have basically acted as symbols.
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 DANCING THROUGH THE END OF TIME
Ophiuchus' forehead and third eye are in close proximity to the forehead and third eye of Hercules, the constellation just above Ophiuchus.
Ophiuchus is named by his relationship to the archetypal being called the Serpent.
It is being suggested here that Ophiuchus, the Serpent Carrier, is the archetype of what we commonly call the New Age and that the time of Aquarius is still yet to come.
www.lightparty.com /Spirituality/OPHIUCHU.html   (1429 words)

  
 Ophiuchus - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
He recognised that most of those stars were north of the ecliptic (the path of the Sun through the sky) - however, 4 of them (today known as 36 Oph, 42 θ Oph, 44 Oph and 51 Oph) he recognised as being south of the ecliptic.
Many astrologers (incorrectly) state that the phenomenon of the Sun passing through Ophiuchus dates from a decision by the International Astronomical Union to adopt constellation boundaries in 1930 - in fact, the phenomenon predates that decision by over 1,700 years.
The reason why Ophiuchus isn't a part of the western astrological zodiac is because that zodiac is defined on the basis of the sun spending an equal amount of time in twelve astrological signs starting at the vernal equinox - this is called the tropical zodiac.
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Ophiuchus (known as the serpent holder) is one of the 88 constellations, and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy.
Of the 13 zodiac constellations (constellations that contain the Sun during the course of the year), Ophiuchus is the only one which is not counted as an astrological sign — see below for more information.
Many astrologers (incorrectly) state that the phenomenon of the Sun passing through Ophiuchus dates from a decision by the International...
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 Ophiuchus
The story of Ophiuchus and Serpens is also connected with Scorpius and Orion.
The name Ophiuchus is derived from the Greek word for "serpent handler." There is no healer or god with the name Ophiuchus, but he has always been associated with Asclepius.
Ophiuchus was actually raised by the kind centaur Chiron who taught medical skills to the boy.
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 eSky: Ophiuchus
Ophiuchus is a large constellation (the eleventh largest in the sky), and contains a number of bright stars.
Ophiuchus abounds with Globular Clusters, and though none can be seen with the naked eye, Messier 10 is quite easy to make out with even a small telescope.
When the zodiac was first delineated by the ancients, it consisted of twelve 'houses', each associated with one of twelve constellations that lay along the Ecliptic: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, and so on.
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 Constellation Ophiuchus
To the north Ophiuchus is neighboured to Hercules.
From Hercules through Ophiuchus to is south-east border and beyond the background of the stars increase significantly.
Interstellar dust is dimming the light of this 7th mag cluster at the north-western edge.
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 Zodiac Sign - Nehru Centre
Ophiuchus is depicted as a man supporting a snake, Serpens; the interposition of his body divides the snake into two parts, Serpens Caput and Serpens Cauda.
Ophiuchus is the only star constellation linked to a real man who lived thousands of years ago.
The "thirteenth constellation" of the zodiac is Ophiuchus, the Serpent Brearer, and the sun is in front of its stars during the first half of December.
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 Ophiuchus: A Modern Dilemma
Ophiuchus is well above this path and it would be very awkward to promote it as part of the natural universal precession or wave that the archetype twelve constellations have on their circuit along the ecliptic.
This "thirteenth constellation" of the zodiac was declared to be Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, in the news in the late 1990's.
Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, has the sun in front of its stars during the first half of December.
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 Ophiuchus Constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
M12 is a medium-sized globular cluster found in the pentagon of a constellation of Ophiuchus.
M14 is a small sized globular cluster, easternmost in three globulars with Messier's number (M10, M12 and M14) in a pentagon of Ophiuchus.
M62 is a tine globular cluster positioned almost on the boundary line between Scorpius and Ophiuchus.
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 Sea and Sky's Pictures in the Sky: July Constellations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, is best seen in summer in the northern hemisphere and winter in the southern hemisphere.
A little known fact about Ophiuchus is that it is one of the 13 constellations of the Zodiac.
It is divided by the constellation Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, who holds the serpent in his hands.
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 Ophiuchus
Ophiuchus can be seen in the sky from June through October.
Ophiuchus is holding Serpens Caput in his left hand, and Serpens Cauda in his right.
Asclepius was the son of Apollo and was taught by Chiron, the Centaur.
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