DJ FAbo, Placidian directions and how to get them with Phasis & Morinus

A friend of mine asked me this morning how to get Placidus’ zodiacal directions in Phasis (1) and Morinus (2), two well known applications for traditional astrology.
Do Morinus and Phasis give the same result? The answer is yes, they do.
Let us choose our example chart, Fabiano Antoniani, the Italian A 39-year-old Italian DJ left blind and tetraplegic by a 2014 car crash, DJ Fabo,  dead after an assisted suicide procedure in Switzerland. (3)

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An illustrated guide to Morinus directions

Morinus is one of my favorite astro-software. Anyway the pd-in-charts settings potentially very useful because beyond showing the primary chart for the aspect’s perfection, they allow to calculate the directions for a given moment, are very poorly implemented, being totally unconnected from the primary directions settings.

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Calculating the Almuten of the soul with Morinus software

The new version of Morinus fixes a bug in the calculation of the Almuten, so this could be the opportunity to discuss how we can use this software in judging about the qualities of the soul.

The chapter about the qualities of the soul is surely the most important together with the one about the prorogation: it’s the only one in which Ptolemy gives a detailed list of meaning for the planets who assume the rulership of the soul, which is unfortunately the opposite policy of the rest of the book.

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Primary directions with (and without) Morinus software

I’ve just finished reading Martin Gansten’s book about primary directions, and I liked very much.

So I believe it’s the opportunity to give some examples  about primary directions using Morinus software,  especially because here in Italy we don’t use Kolev formulae- better said, we use them but put in another way.

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