Fagan, Cyril( Irish astrologer)
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Fagan, Cyril (22.05.1896, 12:10:20 GT, Dublin - 5.01.1970, Tucson, Arizona) - an outstanding Irish astrologer. Deafness did not allow him to inherit the traditional profession of his family - the medical profession, and he tried a number of occupations, in the end I became interested in astrology. In the 1930's. F. founded the Irish Astrological Society and for several years he was president. After moving to the U.S., F. settled in Tucson, Arizona, and soon became a leader of the supporters of sidereal astrology in America. F. actively explore the possibilities of the Zodiac, "tied" to the fixed stars, and concluded that the ability of an astrologer, operating the system, much higher than when using the traditional system of western astrology. In the book F. "Zodiacs Old and New" ( "Zodiacs Old and New", 1950) the basic ideas sideralizma. F. wrote in a dogmatic style, which some argued, but others pushed. In 1948, Mr.. appeared the first "Ephemerides fixed zodiac" published by Ernest Grant. Some large astrologers recognized system V. very capable and started to use it in their practice, but most astrologers continued to use the tropical Zodiac.
From 1954 to 1970. F. published an extensive series of articles "Solunars" in "American Astrology Magazine", in which he developed a number of theories, discussed the horoscopes of many historical figures (based on the exact dates and time of birth). In addition to the sidereal zodiac, F. rejected the Governors house in natal astrology, tried to revive the ancient practice of using both rising stars (see. Paranatellonta), has actively promoted the Kampanusa system houses, and later - octopartite division astrological chart (see. Oktoskop). The strength of F. was the use of accurate data and accurate calculations, he criticized the use of speculative maps of the surface and the rectification of birth time.
After the death of F. and his principal followers in the 1970. sidereal zodiac in western astrology virtually disappeared from the scene.