Deneb Algedi Star – Tail of the Goat

Deneb Algedi is at 23°33′ Aquarius with an orb of 1°40′
Fixed Star Deneb Algedi Star Astrology

Capricornus Constellation [Stellarium]

The Sun joins Deneb Algedi on February 12

Fixed star Deneb Algedi, Delta Capricorni, is a 2.8 magnitude binary star system in the Tail of the Sea Goat, Capricornus Constellation. The traditional name Deneb Algedi comes from the Arabic term ذنب الجدي (ðanab al-jady) which means the tail of the goat.


21 ♒ 17
23 ♒ 24
23 ♒ 33
03 ♓ 46
03 ♓ 53

Fixed Star

Deneb Algedi



Deneb Algedi Star Astrology

Fixed star Deneb Algedi is of the nature of Saturn and Jupiter. It is said to cause beneficence and destructiveness, sorrow and happiness, and life and death.

Agrippa1531 caudaCapricorni.png  Deneb Algedi is one of the 15 Behenian Fixed Stars. Its image is a hart, goat, or angry man. It gives prosperity and increases wrath. Rules chalcedony, marjoram, mug-wort, nip and mandrake root. [1]

Deneb Algedi is supposed to portend happiness and life. [2]

Deneb Algedi rules the blood vessels and nerve connections surrounding the vertebrae in the human body. [3]

Constellation Capricornus has a great influence over human affairs portending major changes in such areas as climate and political customs. Along with the sign, the constellation is also noted as the “Mansion of Kings”. Unfavorably situated with regards to lunar eclipses, it indicated major storms, especially at sea. [2]

Deneb Algedi Star, Delta Capricorni

Deneb Algedi Star, Delta Capricorni []

Deneb Algedi Star Conjunctions

Midheaven conjunct Deneb Algedi: Great glory, fame, wealth, dignity and authority by the help of an old clergyman or influential person. [1]

Sun conjunct Deneb Algedi: Loss through false friends, high position but final disgrace and ruin, loss of money or property, sickness, worry through children. [1]

These are individuals who wish to remain independent and free. The Sun at this point brings out the opposition sign Leo to an extreme, thus causing ego problems and difficulties with relationships. They should simply have fun with friends and entertain as often as they can, but they should not allow them to stay. They become overly dominant in a close relationship so that both parties feel their independence threatened. This is especially a problem with a woman who has this placement since partnerships are a strong factor in their lives. [3]

Sun conjunct Mars conjunct Deneb Algedi: These are the overindulging, lustful, egotistical overly oppressive and physically violent individuals. They wish to be above everyone else and have others serve them. Parties and entertainment are given simply to promote themselves and enlarge their ego. Friends who remain with these persons know this and remain obedient by catering t their ego. They play intellectual games by drawing attention to the less sophisticated individuals at social events. [3]

Moon conjunct Deneb Algedi: Great difficulties in everything, success after patient plodding but final loss of position. [1]

Mercury conjunct Deneb Algedi: Melancholy, quiet, solitary, unkempt or ragged, student of nature, science or philosophy, engaged in trapping animals or reptiles, snakes or poisonous beetles which do not harm the native. [1]

This is a beneficial placement. This creates a healthy and continuous energy flow throughout the entire body. It brings harmony and balance within the individual so that their lives are harmonious, healthy and well-balanced. Whatever career or work they have chosen, they are always recognized for what they do. Their hopes and wishes come to fruition with this placement. [3]

Venus conjunct Deneb Algedi: Some secret desire that is never gratified, domestic or family difficulties. [1]

Mars conjunct Deneb Algedi: Danger from enemies, accidents, honor and preferment but many quarrels and final disgrace, violent death. [1]

This creates feverish flashes throughout the nervous. Imbalances of the body manifest as rashes. This can be dealt with if they are able to deal with their anxieties in a calm manner. They should attempt to find positive methods to release their anger through creative and physical means. Swimming would be an excellent method to relieve their resentment and anger. They should never take on any hobby that involves those things that can injure, such as knives, guns and fire, or any activity where accidents can occur, such as auto racing. [3]

Jupiter conjunct Deneb Algedi: Disappointment in secret wishes, false friends, loss through the law, church and relatives. [1]

Saturn conjunct Deneb Algedi: Great power over animals and poisonous reptiles, indifferent to study, knowledge of many secrets of nature, feared, unpleasant appearance and life, bad for marriage, death of or separation from parents in youth, secluded end of life. [1]

This position keeps the body of an individual at a temperature that is below normal. The below-normal temperature is natural for these individuals. Their entire system operates at a cooler degree; however, they are subject to blockages through the spine that cause poor circulation from the knees down to the feet. They experience a coldness in the legs and feet as a result. Relief can be obtained by consumption of tiny amounts of highly energized herbs such as ginseng leaf, red ginger and ginger root. Use only one-eighth of a teaspoon of ginseng leaf to three-fourths cup of hot water, alternating with one-sixteenth of a teaspoon of red ginger in one-half cup of hot water and two flakes of ginger root in one-half cup of hot water once a day. [3]

Uranus conjunct Deneb Algedi: Many sorrows, engaged in reform, unbalanced mind, may seek someone’s life as a mission, unfavorable for marriage, strange and peculiar or violent death. [1]

Neptune conjunct Deneb Algedi: Easily influenced, psychic ability, superstitious, reserved, economical, some gain through speculation, many enemies, bad early environment leaving lasting impression, morose and melancholy at end of life, accidents, death in a fit or by assassination. [1]


1. Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923, p.159, 232.
2. Fixed Stars and Judicial Astrology, George Noonan, 1990, p.51.
3. The Fixed Star Health and Behavior Imbalance, Ted George and Barbara Parker, 1985, p.156.

* All fixed star positions are for the year 2000. Add one degree per 72 years to correct for precession.

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2 thoughts on “Deneb Algedi Star – Tail of the Goat

    • Oh well Paul, just remember that as you spiritually evolve you can, in a way, rise above the limitations of these stars.

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