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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Watchers"

Watchers of the Heavens [DeVore]

Applied by the Persians (c. 3000 B.C.) to the four Royal Stars then at the angles of the Zodiac:
    the Watcher of the East, then at the Vernal Equinox - Aldebaran;
    the Watcher of the North, which then marked the Summer Solstice - Regulus;
    the Watcher of the West, then at the Autumnal solstice.html - Antares;
    the Watcher of the South, which then marked the Winter Solstice - Fomalhaut.

See also:
♦ Royal Stars ♦ Vernal Equinox ♦ Solstice ♦ Equinox


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