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Spica (α Vir, α Virginis, Alpha Virginis) is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, and the 15th brightest star in the nighttime sky. It is 260 light years distant from Earth. A blue giant, it is a variable of the Beta Cephei type.
Visibility How to locate the star Spica. Every year around October 17 the Sun approaches Spica (the bright one below the Sun). Photo: SOHO. Located close to the ecliptic, Spica can be occulted by the Moon and sometimes by the planets. The last planetary occultation of Spica occurred when Venus passed in front of the star (as seen from Earth) on November 10, 1783. The next occultation will occur on September 2, 2197, when Venus again passes in front of Spica. The Sun passes a little more than 2° north of Spica around October 16 every year, and the star's heliacal rising occurs about two weeks later. Every 8 years, Venus passes Spica around the time of the star's heliacal rising, as in 2009 when it passed 3.5° north of the star on November 3. A method of finding Spica is to follow the arc of the handle of the Big Dipper to Arcturus, and then continue on the same angular distance to Spica. This can be recalled by the mnemonic phrase, "follow the arc to Arcturus and speed on to Spica."
An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer. The word is used in astronomy (see below). It can also refer to any situation wherein an object in the foreground blocks from view (occults) an object in the background. In this general sense, occultation applies to the visual scene observed from low-flying aircraft (or computer-generated imagery) wherein foreground objects obscure distant dynamically, as the scene changes over time.The Moon's orbit is inclined to the ecliptic (see orbit of the Moon), and any stars with an ecliptic latitude of less than about 6.5 degrees may be occulted by it. There are three first magnitude stars that are sufficiently close to the ecliptic that they may be occulted by the Moon and by planets – Regulus, Spica and Antares.
Originally posted by Lee78
reply to post by nineix
Quite possibly. Look at google sky and select the infra red and you will see a blue horned star. Now this is not a doomsday thread before anyone else drops in to derail. I am merely trying to figure out exactly what certain civilizations were talking/warning or trying to show us.
As for the end of the world scenario....i believe it will happen but not literally. End of the world for the elites and as we know it.
Back on topic, i want to know/understand what it is they the ancients and also prophecies were trying to say. Thats all.
There must be something important that we are missing here or they simply wouldnt have bothered even mentioning it.
I was looking at google sky and upon selecting infrared i noticed something that basically fits Niburu's description. The horned object i mean and otherwise invisible if not using infra red. The location of the object is 13h24m48s, -11,13',17.4" The object itself is actually called Spica
The atomic number of sodium.
Apollo 11 was the first manned spacecraft to land on the Moon
After Judas Iscariot was disgraced, the remaining apostles of Jesus were sometimes described as "the Eleven"; this occurred even after Matthias was added to bring the number to twelve, as in Acts 2:14
The interval of an octave and a fourth is an eleventh. A complete eleventh chord has almost every note of a diatonic scale
Atomic number for Aluminium
The apparitions of the Virgin of Fátima in 1917 were claimed to occur on the 13th of six consecutive months
At Jesus Christ's last supper, there were thirteen people around the table, counting Christ and the twelve apostles
On Friday the 13th of October, 1307, King Philip IV of France ordered the arrest of the Knights Templar
The number 13 in the Coperos religion (small culture in Brazil) is like a God number. All coperos must know that this number can save humankind
The atomic number of chlorine.
The Brodmann area defining the primary visual processing area of mammalian brains.
Group 17 of the periodic table is called the halogens.
In The Illuminatus! Trilogy, the symbol for Discordianism includes a pyramid with 17 steps because 17 has "virtually no interesting geometric, arithmetic, or mystical qualities". However, for the Illuminati, 17 is tied with the "23/17 phenomenon".
Originally posted by Chamberf=6
reply to post by Feltrick
Heck, at least ELEnin was shown to be directly responsible for every earthquake in the world.
You mind giving a reputable and credible source for that?
Originally posted by Imtor
I'm a Virgo and I as having been into astronomy I do not believe in astrology, I reject it and for a reason it is a completely made up future telling.
I do think however, if such thing exist at all, it could be refered to Betelegeuse (alpha Ori) which is proven to go supernova at some time in the indefinite future. Spica? It's all the time on the sky.. and far from becoming a 2nd sun.
An ancient Hopi Indian prophecy states, "When the Blue Star Kachina makes its appearance in the heavens, the Fifth World will emerge". This will be the Day of Purification. The Hopi name for the star Sirius is Blue Star Kachina. It will come when the Saquasohuh (Blue Star) Kachina dances in the plaza and removes its mask.
“It was told to me that first the Blue Kachina would start to be seen at the dances, and would make his appearance known to the children in the plaza during the night dance. This event would tell us that the end times are very near. Then the Blue Star Kachina would physically appear in our heavens which would mean that we were in the end times.