Observing the Ascendant and MC with a planisphere.

If you have a planisphere, observing the ascendant and MC for a certain time and date is very easy. See the instruction below.

  1. Set the time and date you want.
  2. Find the intersections of the ecliptic ( the yellow line circle below ) and the horizon ( the edge of the oval window ).
    The intersection at the left-hand side is the ascendant, the right-hand side is the descendant.
  3. Set a ruler vertically on the center of the planisphere (the green line on the diagram below).
  4. Find the intersections of the ecliptic and the ruler. The intersection in the oval window is MC, the other side ( covered side ) is IC.

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Why does MC move on the horoscope chart?

Meridian never moves in the real world, but MC moves side to side on the horoscope, Why?
As soon as getting into astrology, we learn what the ascendant and MC are. However, these are things not quite easy to understand by texts and diagrams. It is a reason I created this video.

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