Oculus Star – Right Eye of the Goat

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Oculus at 04°43′ Aquarius has an orb of 1°00′
Fixed Star Oculus Star Astrology

Capricornus Constellation [Stellarium]

The Sun joins Oculus on January 25

Fixed star Oculus, Pi Capricorni, is a 5.1 magnitude double star in the right eye of the Sea Goat, Capricornus Constellation. The traditional name Oculus is a Latin word which means Eye. It is sometimes called Okul in astronomy.


03 ♒ 46
04 ♒ 03
04 ♒ 43
05 ♒ 10
11 ♒ 43

Fixed Star




Oculus Star Astrology

Fixed star Oculus is of the nature of Saturn and Venus. [1]

Oculus and Bos π and ρ Capricorni respectively, are only 28′ apart. The first name is Latin for Eye, its position in the figure, while Bos means Ox. It is a little curious that this name turns up in Latin, for it is only known otherwise in that way as the Chinese asterism Kien Niew (Ox). Ptolemy, sensibly considering these two stars as effectively one, rated them as of the nature of Saturn-Venus, so that they virtually extend the range of Dabih before them. But they are a bit further from Giedi, so there is less of a Martian quality. Horoscopes with these well aspected, therefore, will show an ease of command in state, church or business, but with a tendency towards conservatism, and perhaps a lack forward-looking vision in times of crisis. [3]

Oculus star rules two inches below the center of the calf of the left leg in the human body. [4]

Constellation Capricornus

Capricorn 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]

9th Chinese Lunar Mansion – 牛 (Niú) Ox

Discord, broken marriages, loss of provisions. In the old days this was an admonition not to leave doors open (lest the animals escape), and the advent of sickness and starvation for animals. Associated with the legend of the Cowherd and the Weaver, whose union was as short as sad. It symbolizes travel, commerce, and roads.

Oculus Star, Pi Capricorni

Oculus Star, Pi Capricorni [informationaboutstars.com]

Oculus Star Conjunctions

Sun conjunct Oculus: There is a slight lack of energy flow to the lower part of the calf. This manifests as an imbalance similar to gout thus causing the person to walk with a stiff gait. They are not able to properly manipulate the lower part of the leg so that the stiffness is reflected in the way they walk. [4]

Moon conjunct Oculus: Charles Manson 0°12′, John Lennon 0°20′, Nicholas Culpeper 0°23′

Mercury conjunct Oculus: A clever and piercing intellect. [1] Jeane Dixon 0°56′, Jamison Twins 0°59′

Jupiter conjunct Oculus: William S. Burroughs 0°00′, Princess Diana of Wales 0°55′

Saturn conjunct Oculus: This is similar to Saturn at Dabih. It is somewhat more severe in that deterioration occurs far more rapidly. They are unable to put weight on their leg because of the dull ache, and support is required at times. These individuals should wear shoes with foam rubber soles. A tight bandage around the leg is not recommended as the energy flow is even more restricted. [4]

Uranus conjunct Oculus: Richard Nixon 0°47′

Neptune conjunct Oculus: Mark Twain 0°46′

North Node conjunct Oculus: Albert Einstein 0°17′, Charles Manson 0°19′


1. Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923, p.180.
2. Fixed Stars and Judicial Astrology, George Noonan, 1990, p.51.
3. The Living Stars, Dr. Eric Morse, 1988, p.103.
4. The Fixed Star Health and Behavior Imbalance, Ted George and Barbara Parker, 1985, p.144.

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

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