Fixed Star Thuban

Thuban at 07°27′ Virgo has an orb of 1°40′
Fixed Star Thuban

Draco Constellation [Stellarium]

The Sun joins Thuban on August 31

Fixed star Thuban, Alpha Draconis, is a binary star system in the tail of the Dragon, Draco Constellation. Magnitude 3.67, spectral type A0IV + A1V. Despite being the Alpha star, Thuban is much fainter than Etamin, the brightest star in the constellation.

The traditional and official name Thuban is derived from the Arabic word ثعبان thuʿbān (‘large snake’, e.g., a python or a legendary draconian serpent). It is sometimes known as the Dragon’s Tail and as Adib.

According to British conspiracy theorist David Icke, Alpha Draconis is the origin of blood-drinking, shape-shifting reptilians who lurk in underground bases on Earth and plot against humanity (with the aid of powerful figures, including royalty). [1]

Degree*

29 ♌ 50
00 ♍ 29
07 ♍ 27
08 ♍ 56
11 ♍ 19

Fixed Star

Regulus
Phecda
Thuban
Alioth
Zosma

Orb

2°30′
2°00′
1°40′
2°10′
2°00′

Thuban Astrology

Fixed star Alioth has the spectral types A0 and A1, indicating the planetary nature of Venus.

SPECTRAL CLASS A: These bluish-white stars give great honors, artistic appreciation, unexpected gains, good fortune, riches, good judgment, sociableness, creativeness, idealism, and impulsiveness. Challenging aspects cause wantonness, indiscretion, scandals, foolhardiness, destructiveness, cleverness, many anxious moments and a self-seeking nature. [2]

The star Thuban (α-Dra) was the pole star 3000 years ago. It was called the “Judge of Heaven” during the reign of the first Saragon king of Akkad, and it can be seen from the bottom of the central passage of the Great Pyramid of Cheops. [3]

Having the fixed star Thuban in your astrology chart shows a depth of character. Artistic skills and a passion for all the arts are found. Living a life where your talents are regularly seen and heard is a pathway offered here. Singing, preaching, writing and general leadership are all promising with Thuban in your astrology chart. Thuban does also indicate a hard time with family. Situations where a lack of understanding and compromise spoil the mood for reconciliation. Although with patience, the Thuban star energy will take over, and all love connections grow due to the complications. On the shadow side of Thuban if the star’s energy is used negatively, it backfires on us. If our intentions with our fellow man are not honest and forthcoming an anger sets in. Creating mistakes and broken promises. Be sure to handle all things in this time calmly with gratitude. Remind yourself the universe is testing you, and act accordingly. Caught in a pattern of forces over which we have no control and are restless for change, this energy is best focussed on analyzing the current situation. Travel opportunities and finances are favored, especially if others are included. Just don’t be a slave to the addiction of emotional highs and lows… since this will isolate and divide. [4]

Constellation Draco

According to Ptolemy, the bright stars are like Saturn and Mars. Draco gives an artistic and emotional but somber nature, a penetrating and analytical mind, much travel and many friends but danger of robbery and of accidental poisoning. It was said by the Ancients that when a comet was here, poison was scattered over the world. By the Kabalists, it is associated with the Hebrew letter Mem and the 13th Tarot Trump “Death.” [5]

The early astrologers called Draco “The Poisonous Dragon.” The constellation is especially hurtful to mineral resources and presages the pollution of rivers and the air. The Moon’s Nodes are named after this constellation. The Dragon’s Head (North Node) and the Dragon’s Tail (South Node) refer to the Moon’s undulating course symbolized by the twisting of the Dragon about the North Pole. [3]

Thuban, Alpha Draconis

Alpha Draconis, Thuban [star-facts.com]

Fixed Star Thuban Conjunctions

Ascendant conjunct Thuban: Good fortune, happiness, gifts, fortunate for love and marriage, gain by legacies and inheritance. (Venus nature) [5]

When rising, Thuban indicates prospectors of gold and silver or those who are ministers of money (occupations in banking, insurance, or other financial professions.) [3]

Whoever was born with this constellation rising will be Marsi (wizards and snake-charmers), who are accustomed to prepare beneficial remedies from poisons and the pigments of herbs. [6]

Sarah Paulson 0°58′.

Midheaven conjunct Thuban: Honor and success, dealings with and help through women, success in occupations of a Venus nature. [5]

Sarah, Duchess of York 0°08′

Descendant conjunct Thuban: If setting and if Mars is conjunct the descendant or in harsh aspect with it, it is said to presage the native being burned in his own house or killed by public execution. [3]

But if this constellation is found in the DSC, they will perish struck by the bite or serpents, or surely by having drunk poison. [6]

Nicole Brown Simpson 0°13′

Sun conjunct Thuban: Bruce McLaren 0°13′, Warren Buffett 0°17′

Moon conjunct Thuban: Ted Kennedy 0°05′ (and Neptune)

Mercury conjunct Thuban: Sara Aldrete 0°59′, Percy Bysshe Shelley 0°59′, Tom Brady 1°00′

Saturn conjunct Thuban: Kourtney Kardashian 0°17′

Uranus conjunct Thuban: Helen Keller 0°02′, Nigel Farage 0°21′, Courtney Love 0°22′, Boris Johnson 0°25′

Neptune conjunct Thuban: Elizabeth Taylor 0°05′, Ted Kennedy 0°13′ (and Neptune), Donald Rumsfeld 0°31′

Pluto conjunct Thuban: Barack Obama 0°04′, Jordan Peterson 0°45′, Diego Maradona 0°48′, Princess Diana of Wales 0°51′.

North Node conjunct Thuban: Emily Dickinson 0°12′

South Node conjunct Thuban: Theodore Roosevelt 0°08′

References

  1. All The Rest is Propaganda. Mike Hockney, 2013, p.161.
  2. The Power of the Fixed Stars, Joseph E. Rigor, 1979, p.245-246.
  3. Fixed Stars and Judicial Astrology, George Noonan, 1990, p.9.
  4. Thuban Fixed Star Meaning, sentientmetaphysics.com, Ian Scott.
  5. Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923, p.43, 100.
  6. Mathesis, Julius Firmicus Maternus, 336 AD, xvii.7.
  • All fixed star positions are for the year 2000. Add one degree per 72 years to correct for precession.

10 thoughts on “Fixed Star Thuban

  1. Regulus ingress Virgo chart:
    Thuban: 7Vir38
    Ascendant: 8Vir11
    Mars: 8Vir53
    asteroid 6478 Gault: 12Vir22

  2. (Transits) to the Regulus ingress Virgo chart on March 8, 2019

    Gault 6478, 8Vir10r (ascendant 8Vir11)
    Moon, 1Ari47 (Uranus 0Ari41r)
    Mercury, 29Pis12r (Uranus 0Ari41r)
    Chiron, 0Ari59 (Uranus 0Ari41r)
    Uranus, 0Tau41(Jupiter 1Tau31r)

    Gault orbit, 3.5 years

  3. If you are an historian, what is interesting about Thuban is its position at 0°Virgo38′, when HERNAN CORTEZ shows up in Mexico, 1519, 500 years ago. Were the conquistidors looking for gold and silver?

    The first chronicle by the Aztecs, April 21, 1516…. 500 years later, April 21, 2019, we now see Regulus at 0°Virgo04, star Phecda 0°Virgo45′ and Comet Gault at 0°Virgo36 station direct.

    • Few corrections. The first chronicle by the Aztecs, of Cortez arrival, was April 21, 1519.

      And Today, Regulus is at 0°Virgo06′. Phecda and Gault are conjunct, so if anyone has more detail on Phecda beyond Jamies Phecda page, I would like to hear from you.

  4. I was looking at housing market and demographic data and was surprised to learn age 32/33 is the median age for first time buyers.

    https://www.siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=32049675

    Subtract this age from 2019 and the year of birth is 1986/87. What sprunge to mind immediately was the Harmonic Convergence in 1987. Wiki has a good overview: the Aztec calender, Cortez, a good helping of astrology, but no charts…. and the date of the Next harmonic convergence, March 3, 2019.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic_Convergence

    • Hi Klaus. I had included all the interpretations I could find published by fixed star astrologers. Maybe one day someone can collate all the information to work out the missing ones. I still add celebrities to these fixed star pages regularly. I am also in the process of adding tags for star types (double, binary, variable, spectral class) which will help wih filling in the gaps.

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