Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Astronomy Domine: The Revelation Star Map


OK, we have a whole lot of information to sift through and the connections here might take a lot of time to soak in.  So let's get this thing going...



First, I want to be entirely clear that I'm making no historical or theological claims with this work. This is not "Astrotheology," as it's been commonly understood. 

That being said, I've been mulling over all this for quite a while and seeing it all laid out like this is actually pretty mindblowing. I think whoever actually wrote The Book of Revelation was a semiotic and cryptographic genius of the very highest order. I think you'll agree.

My initial theory is that what this is really all about is laying the groundwork for understanding the significance of observed phenomena in the Heavens (nova, comets, etc), for instance my theory that the Locusts of Revelation 9 might prophesy a particularly violent Draconids meteror shower.

My further theory is that it's all meant to act as a clock, a way for those who understood the coding to know when to expect something really major to go down here on Earth.

But I just want to be clear again that I'm not trying to negate or disprove someone else's interpretation or exegesis of this prophetic work. In fact, my understanding of truly sophisticated prophecy allows for a number of different interpretations to be equally valid.

With all that said, strap on your shoulder-belts and get ready for a wild ride. I don't know if other researchers have discovered any of these alignments and correlations but either way, I think it's something every Secret Sun reader should pay close attention to.

I recommend everyone download a good constellations map so you can see how the alignments work out in context.




"THE FOUR HORSEMEN" - THE CALENDRICAL QUARTERS

The descriptions of the Four Horseman of Revelation align with signs directly preceding the quarters- The Equinoxes and Solstices- or in the case of Sagittarius represent that sign itself. Note these are either centaurs (literally Horse-Men) or horses bordered by "riders", male-symbolized constellations preceding the horses.

FIRST HORSEMAN: SAGITTARIUS

REVELATION 6:1 And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.


Sagittarius precedes Winter Solstice

REVELATION 6:2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown (CORONA AUSTRALIS) was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.

SECOND HORSEMAN: PEGASUS (RIDDEN BY AQUARIUS)


REVELATION 6:3 And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.


Aligned with Pisces,

which precedes Spring Equinox

REVELATION 6:4 And there went out another horse that was red*



REVELATION 6:4 (CONT.) And power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.

* A number of the key stars in Pegasus are red giants.

THIRD HORSEMAN: MONOCEROS (RIDDEN BY ORION)




REVELATION 6:5 And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse;


Monoceros aligns with Summer Solstice


"PAIR OF BALANCES": CHI-1 and CHI-2 ORIONIS 



REVELATION 6:5 (Cont.) And he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.


"THREE MEASURES OF BARLEY": ORION'S BELT 



REVELATION 6:6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.

Pearls and Pennies? Why does that sound familiar?

FOURTH HORSEMAN: CENTAURUS


Centaurus straddles Autumnal Equinox 

REVELATION 6:7 And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come and see.



REVELATION 6:8 And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell (probably HYDRA) followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.

This may not be the best time to remind everyone that the closest stars to Earth are in Centaurus (Alpha and Proxima Centauri).


"LOCUSTS FROM THE PIT": REVELATION 9


I'm not exactly sure what the locusts themselves are meant to represent-- my guess may be a particularly-violent Draconids meteor shower, but the text clearly takes us from Corona Borealis (the Northern Crown) to Corona Australis (the Southern Crown).

The prologue might seem a bit unclear but kicks in tightly once we get to the crowns.

Do note that Saint John of Patmos didn't seem to hold the southern celestial hemisphere in particularly high regard.


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REVELATION 9:3 And there came out of the smoke (DRACO= the Pit) locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

REVELATION 9:4 And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.



Cerberus- associated with Hell 

Represented by snakes, whose torment (bite) 
is "like that of a scorpion" (sting)

REVELATION 9:5 And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months (LEO, VIRGO, LIBRA, SCORPIUS, SAGITTARIUS) and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion (CERBERUS), when he striketh a man (HERCULES).

REVELATION 9:6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.


REVELATION 9:7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold (CORONA BOREALIS), and their faces were as the faces of men (BOOTES).

REVELATION 9:8 And they had hair (COMA BERENICES) as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions (LEO).

REVELATION 9:9 And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron (CRATER); and the sound of their wings (CORVUS) was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle (CENTAURUS).

REVELATION 9:10 And they had tails like unto scorpions (SCORPIO), and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.



Sagittarius is the First Horseman

REVELATION 9:11 And they had a king over them, (CORONA AUSTRALIS) which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

(Apollo was associated with arrows and archery).



THE ANGELS OF THE EUPHRATES: THE CROSS-QUARTERS

I don't know the significance of the Cross-Quarters in relation to the Four Angels (often confused with the Four Horsemen) but the alignments are certainly clear enough. If you know your cross-quarter Celtic holidays this should be all obvious enough.


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PROLOGUE

REVELATION 9: 13 The sixth angel sounded his trumpet, and I heard a voice coming from the four horns of the golden altar that is before God. 

REVELATION 9: 14 It said to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates.”

REVELATION 9: 15 And the four angels who had been kept ready for this very hour and day and month and year were released to kill a third of mankind. 



PEGASUS (POSSIBLY ALSO EQUULEUS)


Corresponds with Imbolc

REVELATION 9:16 The number of the mounted troops was twice ten thousand times ten thousand. I heard their number.

PERSEUS

Corresponds with Beltane 


REVELATION 9:17 The horses and riders I saw in my vision looked like this: Their breastplates (STARS) were (1) fiery red, (2) dark blue, and (3) yellow as sulfur.

NOTE: Algol, "the Demon Star," is in Perseus. It is a three-star system. 

LEO


Corresponds with Lughnasadh

REVELATION 9:17 (cont.) The heads of the horses resembled the heads of lions, and out of their mouths came fire, smoke and sulfur.

REVELATION 9: 18 A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.


(Summer was commonly associated with plagues in ancient world)

SERPENS CAUDA

Corresponds with Samhain

REVELATION 9:19 The power of the horses was in their mouths and in their tails; for their tails were like snakes, having heads with which they inflict injury.


THE TWO WITNESSES - GEMINI

Marshall Applewhite and Bonnie Nettles believed they were the Two Witnesses of the Apocalypse but I think the clear connection to Gemini here (whose symbol resembles an 11) is yet another reason to disqualify them.

REVELATION 11:3 And I will appoint my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”

REVELATION 11:4 They are “the two olive trees” and the two lampstands, and “they stand before the Lord of the earth.”

REVELATION 11:5 If anyone tries to harm them, fire comes from their mouths and devours their enemies. This is how anyone who wants to harm them must die.

REVELATION 11:6  They have power to shut up the heavens so that it will not rain during the time they are prophesying; and they have power to turn the waters into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they want.




THE BEAST FROM THE ABYSS - CANCER

REVELATION 11: 7 Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them.


THE WOMAN OF REVELATION 12

This is particularly fascinating given how many people try to explain this but don't bother to look at the rest of the night sky to align with the Woman's flight into the wilderness. But again, it's self-explanatory in my opinion.


VIRGO

REVELATION 12: 1 A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. 


REVELATION 12: 2 She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth. 


DRACO and/or HYDRA


REVELATION 12:3 Then another sign appeared in heaven: an enormous red dragon with seven heads and ten horns and seven crowns on its heads. 


REVELATION 12:4 Its tail swept a third of the stars out of the sky and flung them to the earth. 

SERPENS CAPUT ("Serpent Head")--> VIRGO CUSP


REVELATION 12:4 (cont.)The dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth, so that it might devour her child the moment he was born.


BOÖTES and CORONA BOREALIS 



REVELATION 12:5 She gave birth to a son, a male child, who “will rule all the nations with an iron scepter.”

THROUGH DRACO TO CEPHEUS (THE THRONE OF THE NORTH)



REVELATION 12:5 And her child was snatched up to God and to his throne.

Draco (Satan) and God (Cepheus) battle for control of the Celestial North Pole, or "Throne of Heaven."





ACROSS NIGHT SKY, STARTING WITH SERPENS CAUDA ("Serpent Tail")

REVELATION 12:6 The woman fled into the wilderness to a place prepared for her by God, where she might be taken care of for 1,260 days.




OPHIUCHUS iS THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL


REVELATION 12:7 Then war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.

REVELATION 12:8 But he was not strong enough, and they lost their place in heaven (possibly the SERPENS CAPUT-CAUDA split).

REVELATION 12:9 The great dragon was hurled down—that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him.


SERPENS CAUDA (Serpent Tail)


REVELATION 12:13 When the dragon saw that he had been hurled to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child.




AQUILA


REVELATION 12:14 The woman was given the two wings of a great eagle, so that she might fly to the place prepared for her in the wilderness, where she would be taken care of for a time, times and half a time, out of the serpent’s reach.




AQUARIUS 


REVELATION 12:15 Then from his mouth the serpent spewed water like a river, to overtake the woman and sweep her away with the torrent. 




REVELATION 12:16 But the earth helped the woman by opening its mouth (possibly CETUS or more likely, PISCIS AUSTRINIS) and swallowing the river that the dragon had spewed out of his mouth. 


PISCES (Symbol of Early Christians) 



REVELATION 12:17 Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to wage war against the rest of her offspring (PISCES)—those who keep God’s commands and hold fast their testimony about Jesus.



THE BEAST FROM THE SEA (REVELATION 13)

We've looked at this one several times before, but it remains a fascinating work of celestial symbology, in my opinion.


Cancer is the 7th month and
traditionally depicted with ten limbs

REVELATION 13:1 Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea (HYDRA), having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name (CANCER borders HYDRA'S HEAD). 


REVELATION 13:2 (Cont.) Now the beast which I saw was like a leopard (Leo Amorphōtoi, now LEO MINOR), his feet were like the feet of a bear (URSA MAJOR), and his mouth like the mouth of a lion (LEO MAJOR).



REVELATION 13:2 (Cont.) The dragon gave him his power, his throne 
(DRACO in North), and great authority (possibly HYDRA in South).



MYSTERY BABYLON THE GREAT, aka THE WHORE OF BABYLON

Another alignment we looked at that I believe some other researchers may have touched upon, at least in part. But it's kind of the thing that threw this whole alignment situation wide open for me.


Given the context of the writing of the Book of Revelation, the connection between Coma Berenices and the hated Greco-Roman-Egyptian ruling class in Alexandria would be a slam dunk.

REVELATION 17:1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore (COMA BERENICES) that sitteth upon many waters (HYDRA):



Hydra = "Many Waters"

REVELATION 17:2  With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine (CRATER) of her fornication (probably COMA-LEO CUSP, given the latter's connection to kingship).



REVELATION 17:3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast (LEO), full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns (HYDRA is coterminous with CANCER).



REVELATION 17:4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls (stars), having a golden cup (CRATER) in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:



REVELATION 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, Mystery, Babylon The Great, The Mother Of Harlots And Abominations Of The Earth.

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.



Well, I think that's enough to get this ball rolling. Let me know what you think. There's a lot more to come but I wanted to plant my flag in this thing before someone else figures it out!



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