Jupiter and Saturn – Storms and Short Days

Jupiter: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), and M.H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley)
Saturn: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (GSFC), M.H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley) and the OPAL Team

This is a continuation in a series exploring correlations between the physical properties of celestial bodies and their astrological significations. This post focuses on the two gas giants, Jupiter and Saturn. In astrology, Jupiter and Saturn are a polarity. They are opposites. Jupiter expands, Saturn contracts. Jupiter is hot, Saturn is cold. Some would even say Jupiter is good, Saturn is bad (but not me).

While exploring the physicality to get a different perspective of significations, it was surprising to find that Jupiter and Saturn are actually very similar. So, this became an interesting exercise.

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Sun and Moon – Influence and Rotation

Eclipse Image
Eclipse – Courtesy NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory

This is the first in a series exploring correlations between the physical properties of celestial bodies and their astrological significations. This post focuses on the Sun and the Moon, which have a high correlation with the symbolism, probably because the lights are so central to life here on earth.
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