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Topic: Pisces (constellation)

In the News (Thu 25 Apr 19)

  eSky: Pisces
Pisces seems to be one of the oldest constellations in the sky.
Alrisha is the not the brightest of Pisces' stars, though: that honour goes to Gamma Piscium, which lies in the westward 'fish'.
Pisces is a large constellation, but one that falls somewhat outside the plane of the Milky Way Galaxy.
www.glyphweb.com /esky/constellations/pisces.html   (325 words)

 Pisces - Crystalinks
Pisces governs the feet, liver and lymphatics, and its subjects can be threatened by anaemia, boils, ulcers and other skin diseases, especially inflammation of the eyelids, gout, inflammation, heavy periods and foot disorders and lameness.
The Age of Pisces is considered by some as the Age of Christianity, inasmuch as the 2160 years sometimes allotted also coincides reasonably with that religion¹s tenure on Earth.  But from a broader point of view, all the ³Ages² are more likely tied to specific deities of ancient Sumer notoriety.
This constellation, the last in the Zodiac, is associated with a Greek legend about Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty, and her son Eros, the god of love.
www.crystalinks.com /pisces.html   (1753 words)

 Pisces - the Fish
Pisces makes a great V in the sky and is imagined to be two fish tied together at their tails by the brightest star in Pisces (Alrisha).
Pisces, the Fish, is one of many aquatic constellations associated with that part of the sky known in ancient times as "the Sea".
Pisces makes a great V in the sky and is imagined to be two fish tied together by the brightest star in Pisces, the knot (Alrisha).
www.windows.ucar.edu /the_universe/Constellations/fall/pisces.html   (597 words)

 pisces characteristics sign
Pisces, the Sign of the Fishes, is the twelfth and last Sign of the Western Zodiac.
The constellation of "the fishes," Pisces is a group of faint stars representing two fish linked by a V-shaped chain.
Although Pisces is regarded as the twelfth constellation of the zodiac, precession has brought the vernal equinox from Aries into Pisces, so that technically it is the first constellation.
www.pisces.arollo.com   (461 words)

The constellation is popularly thought to have taken its name from its coincidence with the sun during the rainy season; and the symbol for the sign ‹to represent the two Fishes joined; others believe it to be the Hittite determinative affix of plurality.
Pisces is considered to be the most mystically inclined of all the signs and, as the last of the twelve, it represents the return to the great ocean from which life first evolved, and where all boundaries are dissolved.
Pisces, the Fishes, are the fish of spirit and the fish of matter, and the crucifixion of the Messiah of the Piscean Age is indicated by the symbolism of this crossing.
www.winshop.com.au /annew/Pisces.html   (4009 words)

 Pisces Constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Constellation of Pisces is an autumnal zodiac positioned at next to Aquarius.
The constellation is depicted as two fishes connected their tails at alpha Picium, "Al Rischa" meaning of a knot.
The main group of the galaxies in the center of the picture is 5 billion light-years far away from the earth.
www.wingmakers.co.nz /Pisces.html   (1096 words)

As the polar opposite of Pisces, Virgo is one of the most significant of the signs of the zodiac for it holds the germ and ultimately represents the goal of the human evolutionary process.
Pisces is one of three signs of salvation in the zodiac along with Leo, which symbolizes the individual standing on its own and Sagittarius where the disciple loses sight of the self and silently serves.
Pisces rules the feet and is symbolic of treading the Path of Return and attaining the goal, which is considered the spiritual theme of the Piscean Age.
www.souledout.org /cosmology/zodiacaldeities/zdpisces03/piscesnew.html   (1693 words)

 The Stories of the Constellations - Pisces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Precession placed the position of the spring equinox within the boundaries of Pisces for the period from 4000 to 2000 BC but the equinox was still celebrated in Aries.
These constellations were further connected in that Gemini represented the Great Twins, the brothers Lugal-irra and Meslamta-ea, guardians of the entrance to the underworld through which the souls of the recently deceased passed.
The precession of the equinoxes removed these constellations from their places of importance, but the coincidence of these positions was not lost on the Sumerian astronomers of the time.
www.ufrsd.net /staffwww/stefanl/myths/pisces.htm   (561 words)

 Sea and Sky's Pictures in the Sky: November Constellations
This constellation was named by Johann Bayer, and represents the mythological bird that would be consumed by fire and the emerge from the flames reborn.
Pisces is visible in the sky between October and December in the northern hemisphere.
Pisces is represented as a pair of fish facing in opposite directions, connected at the tail by a common star.
www.seasky.org /pictures/sky7b11.html   (439 words)

Pisces is an ancient constellation derived, some say, from the story of the terrible Greek god Typhon.
Pisces is depicted as two fish connected by their tails at the star alpha Piscium.
The constellation is rather faint; Pisces' stars are generally fourth magnitude.
www.dibonsmith.com /psc_con.htm   (731 words)

 Weasner's Meade ETX Site
Pisces (pronounced "PIE-seez") is just ONE of seven constellations in this region that has some association with "water," and reveals the fascination of water subjects (perhaps due to arid conditions of the "original" Arabian namers of the stars?) to the earliest stargazers.
You will note that many of the southern constellations (the far south constellation of ARGO - a "ship" - is truly representative of this) were so referred due to the earliest outreaches of civilizations as they explored the vast southern passageways around the world, using the then-unknown southern stars as their benchmarks for celestial navigation.
Pisces is dominant in late summer skies; riding mid-way on the Celestial Equator, it is suited for long-period observing for ETX and LX 90 users both north and south of the equator.
www.weasner.com /etx/ref_guides/pisces.html   (4283 words)

 Pisces, November Constellations
Pisces is an ancient constellation representing a pair of fishes tied by their tails, the knot being marked by the star a (alpha) Piscium.
One legend identifies the constellation with Venus and her son Cupid, who turned themselves into fishes and swam away from the attack of the monster Typhon.
Pisces mostly lies north of the Celestial equator.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Pisces.htm   (530 words)

 Age of Pisces - © Dr Shepherd Simpson
The Vernal Equinox Point can be seen against the constellation of Pisces at the moment, hence we are currently in the Age of Pisces.
Pisces in about 90 BC and will leave it to enter Aquarius in about 2600 AD.
Aquarius constellation boundaries, which are essentially in an identical place on the Ecliptic.
www.geocities.com /astrologyages/ageofpisces.htm   (289 words)

The constellation Pisces, the Fishes, is a worthy effigy in the sky for all who, either for business or pleasure, play with the sleek and slimy runners of waters.
Pisces was considered one of the rainy constellations, located at one edge of the ancient celestial sea.
Locating the constellation Pisces in the sky is not easy, for these stars are all dim and they occupy a fairly large region basically in the form of a "V." What helps us locate Pisces is the fact that the "Square of Pegasus" has two sides bordered by the fishes.
www.clarkfoundation.org /astro-utah/vondel/pisces.html   (854 words)

 AllRefer.com - Pisces, Constellation (Constellations) - Encyclopedia
Pisces[pI´sEz] Pronunciation Key [Lat.,=the fishes], constellation lying directly S of Andromeda and on the ecliptic (the sun's apparent path through the heavens) between Aries and Aquarius; it is one of the constellations of the zodiac.
Because of the precession of the equinoxes, the vernal equinox has moved westward from the constellation Aries (where it was located c.2,000 years ago) into Pisces.
Pisces reaches its highest point in the evening sky in November.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Pisces.html   (189 words)

The constellation Pisces is known as the fish.
Pisces is the third of the water elements and its elemental quality is cold and very wet.
Pisces is like the ever-changing Proteus who seeks to elude the pursuer by changing into all sorts of shapes.
home.online.no /~stebi/pisces.htm   (1118 words)

 Pisces - Pisces Symbols - Pisces Sign - Astrology
It has traveled through constellated states within matter and spirit, and, as a human soul, with reason, intuition, and responsibility, it will, in its next state, become subject to those same powers when reflected from a different plane.
The mystic sign of this constellation is {}, or completion, a seal and a sign of its past labors.
And, as we have seen, the shining constellations are the soul's progressive history from its genesis, to its appearance within embodied conditions as man; and so, by correspondence, are the twelve solar signs symbols of man and his material destiny.
www.astrology-wisdom.com /pisces.html   (278 words)

 Pisces Astrology - Earthlore Explorations - Lore of Astrology - Sun Sign Study Element
Pisces is a spirit on a quest for Utopia, and Utopia does not exist on this earth.
Pisces creativity includes a natural ability to imitate or mirror another person as well as enter into their feelings.
The negative side of Pisces is often fickle, a gossip, indiscreet, and gullible.
www.elore.com /Astrology/Study/pisces.htm   (1318 words)

 Peoria Astronomical Society - Learning Topics-Pisces (The Fish)
Pisces, the Fish, appears in the sky between October and December in the Northern Hemisphere, the circle of fishes lies just south of the 'Great Square' of Pegasus.
Pisces is considered the 'last' sign of the zodiac, as Aries is the first.
Pisces is considered to be the most mystically inclined of all the signs, as the last of the twelve, it represents the return to the great ocean from which all life evolved, and where all boundaries are dissolved.
www.astronomical.org /portal/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=66   (359 words)

 The Age of Pisces and the Age of Aquarius
Since the Age of Pisces is not yet over, we still feel its effects: in fact, religious wars are still raging on in the world, although this phenomenon will progressively disappear as we are influenced by the Age of Aquarius.
During the Age of Pisces, we witnessed the creation of monasteries: for a greater part, the lives of monks and members of numerous religious communities consisted of meditation and praying to God.
We are currently being influenced by the Age of Pisces and the Age of Aquarius.
www.astrosoftware.com /AquariusPiscesAge.htm   (2121 words)

 Chandra :: Photo Album :: Constellation Pisces
The story behind the name: The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations.
The stars in Pisces were associated with a fish (or two fishes) by many ancient Middle East civilizations.
The Greeks and Romans associated the constellation with a myth involving Aphrodite and her son Eros which takes place during the early power struggles among the mythological beings brought into existence in Greek creation myths.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/constellations/pisces.html   (374 words)

 Constellation Pisces
A faint constellation of the equatorial region of the sky.
The sun passes through Pisces from mid-March to late April (so it is best viewed in autumn).
Around March 21th each year the sun crosses on its way from the south to the north the celestial equator.
www.seds.org /Maps/Stars_en/Fig/pisces.html   (442 words)

 Constellation Pisces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pisces contains that point in the sky occupied by the Sun during Vernal Equinox, the day on which the hours of daylight and night are equal, which falls about March 21.
So Pisces claims the number one position of importance among the twelve constellations of the Zodiac.
Pisces was known by the Babylonians as Nunu, by the Persians as Mahik, and the Turks as Balik, all meaning "Fish."
www.coldwater.k12.mi.us /lms/planetarium/myth/pisces.html   (610 words)

However the position of the vernal point in the `modern’ zodiacal constellations is taken as the key calibrator of the precessional ages.
However this difference between the position of the vernal point, currently located in the Constellation of Pisces, and a rectification of the ages indicating we are in the Aquarian Age does not mean that the zodiacal constellations are `incorrect’.
When the vernal point moved into the Constellation of Pisces, leaving the Constellation of Aries behind, the Age of Pisces was supposedly born.
www.angelfire.com /wizard/regulus_antares/macroastrology.htm   (3752 words)

 Pisces - The Constellation Home Page
Pisces is the twelfth of the zodiacal constellations, and can be easily seen during early Autumn for Northern Hemisphere observers.
Riding directly along the ecliptic, this constellation is now the location of the First Point of Aries, the point which the sun crosses the equator on its way north, thus marking the Vernal Equinox or the first day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere.
However, even though somewhat indistinct, this constellation can be easily made out with a bit of practice, as it is located to the south west of Andromeda and directly below the Great Square of Pegasus.
www.astromax.com /con-page/autumn/psc-01.htm   (472 words)

 PISCES BIRTHDAY - Sun sign Pisces - Pisces in Partnership
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Pisces individuals readily pour their emotion into a relationship and loved ones may even be overwhelmed with affection.
Provided their emotions are kept under control, Pisceans can bring something very special to a partnership but their feelings are always very close to the surface, and surprisingly trivial matters can sometimes trigger a scene.
www.piscesbirthday.com /psbd_partnership.html   (367 words)

 Fletcher Photos - Constellation Pisces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With this mapping the imaginative shapes and legends of the constellations were created.
This photo of Pisces shows, enlarged in their true color, the main "naked eye" stars that make up the shape of the constellation.
A photographic technique was used that we call a "motion stop sequence" to get the long exposure of the constellation and a sharp exposure of the trees in the same photograph.
www.scienceandart.com /photopisces.htm   (202 words)

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