There are Four Liliths
Dark Moon Lilith, Black Moon Lilith, osculating Lilith and asteroid Lilith. Only Asteroid Lilith is an actual physical body. Two of the Liliths are theoretical points. The Waldemath Black Moon may or may not be a real body. Then there is the fixed star Algol which is also associated with Lilith.
Black Moon Lilith is also known as Mean Lilith. This Lilith uses the average orbit of the theoretical Black Moon.
Asteroid Lilith is the only Lilith that is an actual, verifiable physical body.
Osculating Lilith is also called True Lilith. Her orbit oscillates wildly. This Lilith uses the real orbit of the Black Moon. This is another theoretical point. Some people, like Juan Antonio Revilla, believe that she is the most important Lilith and most accurately portrays Lilith’s uncontrollable nature.
Dark Moon Lilith is also called the Waldemath Black Moon. Some people have claimed to have seen this Moon, but those claims cannot be substantiated.
To find your Liliths
Go to Astro.com, free horoscopes, extended chart selection and scroll to the bottom of the page. Copy and paste these numbers into the empty box on the bottom left side of the screen:
1181, h13, h21, h58
Press “Click here to show the chart.”
- Asteroid Lilith: 1181
- Osculating Lilith/ True Lilith: h13
- Black Moon Lilith/ Mean Lilith: h21
- Dark Moon Lilith/ Waldemath Black Moon: h58
The fixed star Algol is at a fairly steady 26 Taurus. Algol is a star in the head of Medusa in the constellation Perseus.
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About the Author
M. Kelley Hunter has studied the stars as an astrologer, mythologist and amateur astronomer for over 30 years. Co-founder of the Roots of Astrology experiential conferences, she is now astrologer-in-residence for the Omega Institute winter programs in the Caribbean. She leads star gazing nights and astrology workshops, and writes about the sky for various publications. She has mentored adult students at Norwich University and other colleges.
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