Fixed Star Algorab

Algorab at 13°26′ Libra has an orb of 1°40′
Fixed Star Algorab

Corvus Constellation [Stellarium]

The Sun joins Algorab on October 6

Fixed star Algorab, Delta Corvi, is a 3.0 magnitude pale yellow and purple double star in the right wing of the Crow, Corvus Constellations. The name traditional Algorab comes from the Arabic word الغراب (al-ghuraab) which means the crow.


09 ♎ 56
10 ♎ 08
13 ♎ 26
17 ♎ 40
22 ♎ 09

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Algorab Star Astrology

Fixed star Algorab is of the nature of Mars and Saturn (malicious, thieving, merciless, fiendish, repulsive, liar, accidents, violent death. If culminating, military preferment but final disgrace.) It gives destructiveness, malevolence, fiendishness, repulsiveness and lying, and is connected with scavenging.

Agrippa1531 alaCorui.png  Algorab is one of the 15 Behenian Fixed Stars. Its image is a raven, snake or negro dressed in black. It makes the wearer angry, bold, courageous and a backbiter, gives bad dreams, the power of summoning or driving away evil spirits and protection from winds and the malice of men and devils. Rules stones of the color of black onyx, burr, quadrangles, henbane, comfrey, and the tongue of a frog. [1]

It can indeed show up the more troublesome side of Libra, a variation on the truth when an excuse looks to be safer but is not always found to be so – as the Crow discovered. Not a significant star when well aspected, but it can be a nuisance if aspects or planets involved are hard ones. [2]

Algorab, in The Crow, has a Saturn-Mars nature and is said to be a hindrance, especially when other Saturnian influences are predominant. Delays and restraint are indicated to come about by fiascoes, losses, wrong handling of matters and enmity in general. The cosmogram of Kaiser Franz Joseph I is a good example. He has Algorab on his Ascendant, and his life was full of misfortune. A conjunction with Sun or Moon is not good either, if the lights are afflicted… if Algorab is conjunction the Sun, Moon, or one of the malefics, it has a reputation for accidents or injuries that are difficult to avoid. [3]

Algorab star rules the right kidney in the human body. [4]

Constellation Corvus

Corvus is like Mars and Saturn. It is said to give craftiness, greediness, ingenuity, patience, vengefulness, passion, selfishness, lying, aggressiveness, and material instincts, and sometimes causes its natives to become agitators. [1]

13th Arabic Manzil – Al-Awwa

Gives benevolence, gain, voyages, harvests and freedom of captives.

With Moon: Sow, plant, take medicine but do not travel or marry.

28th Chinese Xiù – 軫 (Zhěn) Chariot

This is the celestial Carriage and it represents the transport of tributes from foreign lands to the Emperor, thus the accumulation of wealth. It also presides over travel of all kinds and vehicles. It also presaged favorable winds and an end to storms.

Events in business bring great profit and everything done heralds fortunate returns. Paying homage to ancestors will honor one with a “Dragon Child”. It is also a great day for marriages and births.

Algorab Star, Delta Corvi

Algorab Star, Delta Corvi []

Algorab Star Conjunctions

Ascendant conjunct Algorab: Accidents or injuries that are difficult to avoid. [3]

Midheaven conjunct Algorab: Military preferment but final disgrace. [1]

Elizabeth Taylor 1°40′

Descendant conjunct Algorab: James Dean 0°16′

Part of Fortune conjunct Algorab: Theodore Roosevelt 0°35′, Manuel Noriega 0°48′

Sun conjunct Algorab: Accidents or injuries that are difficult to avoid. [3]

Vladimir Putin 1°08′

Moon conjunct Algorab: Accidents or injuries that are difficult to avoid. [3]

Josef Mengele 0°13′, Jordan Peterson 1°27′

Venus conjunct Algorab: Ivan The Terrible 0°39′, Joseph Goebbels 1°23′, Bill Clinton 1°34′

Mars conjunct Algorab (No orb): This position causes an imbalance in the right kidney. It affects the muscle action in that there would be an expansion of the kidney without a contraction at times. This causes increased blood flow in the muscle that bursts some of the small veins in the kidney. There is blood in the urine at times and the individual would believe that there is an infection; however, it would not necessarily be a kidney infection but just a physical ache through the area. The body ultimately compensates for this, but these persons do not urinate often. When they do, it takes quite a few minutes in order to fully relieve themselves. They would be the ones who would read while in the bathroom, Relief of this condition can come through peppermint and chamomile tea, mixed together and taken twice a day. The kidney can, therefore, be cooled and balanced at the same time. It does not cure the problem, but it does eliminate the ache that is being experienced. [4]

Elvis Presley 0°16′

Jupiter conjunct Algorab: Beyoncé 0°47′, George Washington 1°07′

Saturn conjunct Algorab (0°30′ orb): This is the opposite effect of the Mars placement here. The muscle of the right kidney would contract but not expand at times. This restricts the action of the kidney and slows down the filtering process, thus releasing toxins back into the body. The native would feel tired, and would even feel a loss of vitality in a normal day of activity. Symptoms will appear at the heart for there would be a lack of vitality causing the heart to function sluggishly. Often they are misdiagnosed as having heart trouble by doctors. These individuals should drink a glass of weak ginger root tea three times per day. Papaya juice is also very helpful for this condition as it works well with the kidneys. Papaya has the cleansing and fiber action that is soothing to the kidneys. [4]

Harvey Weinstein 0°13′, J. Paul Getty 0°20′, Francisco Franco 1°09′, Serena Williams 1°28′

Uranus conjunct Algorab: Nero 0°56′

Neptune conjunct Algorab: Alice Cooper 0°08′, Billy Joel 0°09′, Hillary Clinton 1°21′, Charles III 1°23′

Pluto conjunct Algorab: Tom Brady 1°13′, Tiger Woods 1°28′, Catherine the Great 1°31′

North Node conjunct Algorab: William Bligh 0°24′, Louis XVI 0°29′, John Lennon 1°35′

South Node conjunct Algorab: Jim Jones 0°03′, Marshall Applewhite 0°06′ 

Fixed Star Algorab and Terrorist Attacks

Some young Croatian Astrologers I have chatted with noticed that Algorab was activated during the attacks and assassinations of the Croatian War of Independence (1991 to 1995), and also attacks and assassinations on journalists and politicians since that war. They called this star “Kill or be Killed”. Robson says of Corvus that it “sometimes causes its natives to become agitators”. I have looked back at conjunctions to Algorab and there is definitely a link to terrorism:

On 6 October 1981, the president of Egypt, Anwar Sadat was assassinated with Sun on Algorab (0°07′) and Saturn on Algorab (0°20′). A fatwa approving the assassination had been obtained from Omar Abdel-Rahman, a cleric later convicted in the US for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. [5]

When the World Trade Center was bombed on 26 February 1993, Jupiter was conjunct with Algorab by 0°04′.

When the first plane struck the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001, Algorab was rising (0°56′) and Mercury was also conjunct Algorab (0°52′).


  1. Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923, p. 41, 80, 233.
  2. The Living Stars, Dr. Eric Morse,1988, p.175.
  3. Fixed Stars and Their Interpretation, Elsbeth Ebertin, 1928, p.60.
  4. The Fixed Star Health and Behavior Imbalance, Ted George and Barbara Parker, 1985, p.81.
  5. Assassination of Anwar Sadat – Wikipedia.
  • All fixed star positions are for the year 2000. Add one degree per 72 years to correct for precession.

Last Updated on January 16, 2023 by Jamie

83 thoughts on “Fixed Star Algorab

  1. My natal Pluto at 15°45 conjunct natal Algorabo at 13°08 both is in 12th house.

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