# The Astronomical Foundations of Astrology

The Ascendant is outlined as the intersecting stage between the Ecliptic and the Celestial Horizon and is the Jap Celestial Horizon. It is represented by the components

Tan L = Sin E / cos E cos w – Sin w Tan A

where A is Latitude of the area, w is the maximum declination of the Solar, E is the Ideal Ascension of East Level ( Sayana Kala Lagna ) & L – the Lagna.

Raseenam Udayo Lagnam – Udaya Lagna, the Ascendant, the pivot of the horoscope, is the Japanese Celestial Horizon. In Astrology everything is centered on Lagna, Sarvam Lagnepi Chinthayel.

180 levels reverse to the Ascendant is the Descendant, the Astha Lagna and is the Western Celestial Horizon.

Bhujamsa is the degrees traversed by the planet in the Zodiac. In the mighty 360 diploma Circle, the planet could be anywhere and its position is its necessarily mean longitude. The world essentially is in the ellipse and its placement is the genuine longitude of the earth.

If the world is say at 42 levels, then the Equation of Bhuja states that its Bhujamsa is 42 levels. That is in the first Oja Pada, in the to start with quarter of -90 levels, the Bhujamsa is the similar.

If the world is say at 110 levels, then the Equation of Bhuja states that its Bhujamsa is 70 degrees. That is in the very first Yugma Pada, in the second quarter of 90-180 levels, the Bhujamsa is 180 – bhuja.

If the earth is say at 200 degrees, then the Equation of Bhuja states that its Bhujamsa is 20 levels. That is in the next Oja Pada, in the 3rd quarter of 180-270 degrees, the Bhujamsa is bhuja – 180.

If the world is say at 300 degrees, then the Equation of Bhuja states that its Bhujamsa is 60 levels. That is in the 2nd Yugma Pada, in the fourth quarter of 270-360 degrees, the Bhujamsa is 360 – bhuja.

Bhuja Jya is Sin ( M ) and is the sine price of the Kendra. Bhuja Jya is utilized in the calculation of Epicycles, in calculating the Equation of Centre for Moon, Jupiter and Saturn.

The Manda Phala, the Equation of Centre is specified by the components

Equation of Heart, Mandaphala =Circumference of the Epicycle ( Parama Phala ) * Manda Kendra Jya ( Sin M ).

This is the equation utilised in calculating the 14 perturbations of the Moon, the 5 of Jupiter and the six of Saturn.