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Ahypothetical astrological point, is the 'white moon Selene' (sometimes 'Selena').

Code is "h56" on astro.com.

Characteristics

"White moon Selena is a sensitive point in a birth chart based on a hypothetical orbit that forms a perfect circle around the earth. In terms of its nature, characteristics, and essence, white moon Selena is considered a polarity of black moon Lilith.

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White moon Selena expresses pure light within you, that facet of the sentient you that is in part Divine. We are all connected to the Divine, to that God principle, and white moon Selena reveals the essence in you that is Divine, and how you specifically connect with the Divine. It is that part of you that is in resonance with the God principle. Where does your Inner Light shine the brightest and how can you best utilize that Light to fulfill the higher purpose you’re called upon to fulfill? That’s what we will explore with your white moon Selena."[1]

Mythology

In Greek Mythology, Selene is the Goddess of the moon, sister of the sun-God Helios. "In classical times, Selene was often identified with Artemis, much as her brother, Helios, was identified with Apollo."[2][3]

"Both Selene and Artemis were also associated with Hecate, and all three were regarded as lunar goddesses, although only Selene was regarded as the personification of the moon itself. Her Roman equivalent is Luna."[3]

The chemical element Selenium is named after Selene.

Definition

Light Moon Arta & White Moon Selena - Astro-Kitty.com

By Susannah Meel on February 4, 2017

"Technically, Black Moon Lilith is defined as the Lunar Apogee and the Lunar Perigee, the opposite point, is called Priapus in Western astrology. The astronomical ephemerides for this axis is calculated by Kepler. But due to considerable problems in calculating these apsides, Dieter Koch has said (quote):

"Although Kepler ellipses are a good means to describe planetary orbits, they fail with the orbit of the Moon, which is strongly perturbed by the gravitational pull of the Sun. This solar perturbation results in gigantic monthly oscillations in the ephemeris of the osculating apsides (the amplitude is 30 degrees). It turns out that the motions of the Lunar Perigee and Apogee form curves of different quality and the two points are usually not in opposition to each other. They are more or less opposite points only at times when the Sun is in conjunction with one of them or at an angle of 90° from them.”

This is where White Moon Selena / Light Moon Arta of Avestan astrology comes in – this so-called hypothetical point was calculated by Russian astrologers in accordance with International Astronomical Union IAU standard expansions for the epoch J2000.0, developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which is based on the most accurate currently available dynamic model of the motion of the Sun, the planets, the barycenter of the Earth-Moon system relative to the barycenter of the Solar System (DE403) and the Moon’s motion relative to the geocenter (LE403).

This theory is available here: ftp://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/eph/export"

"The three finite times (past, present, future) are combined into one single point by the White Moon, which represents the point of eternity (the cycle of death and rebirth) and the polarity of the Lunar Apogee (Black Moon Lilith). The past is symbolized by the Descending South Node (Ketu/Cauda Draconis), the present by the Black Moon Lilith and future by the Ascending North Node (Rahu/Caput Draconis). The Black Moon also represents the darkest nether regions of our personal psyche whereas the White Moon represents the lightest or the most pure part of our lunar structure."

"In terms of their nature the Black Moon and the White Moon are also seen as accumulations of a person’s dark and light karma (meaning “action” in Sanskrit) in the horoscope. From a Buddhist perspective, the Black Moon is like the primitive mind or the primal instinct within us while the White Moon is the primordial mind. Personally, I like to think of the Black Moon Lilith (Lunar Apogee) as a manifestation of the shadow(s) that exist deep within our subconscious mind, and the White Moon as our inner light and the “good” in us."[4]

Signs and Aspects

Mine is conjunct Chiron in Cancer in the 12th house. :') <3 Healing light shining into my darkest scars.

References

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