The most recently discovered asteroid of astrological interest, discovered by astronomer Charles Kowal, Hale Observatories, in 1977.
The " planet" Chiron symbolises woundedness, "the wound that never heals," "the Wounded Healer," maverick behaviour, and balancing physical/practical needs with spiritual/divine potential. Discovered in 1977. Mythologically, Chiron was a centaur—half man and half horse. There is no agreed-upon sign ruler ship for Chiron, although arguments have been made for Sagittarius, Virgo and Libra, among others. Chiron is technically classified as a comet because it is composed mostly of ice. Somewhat slow moving – takes from 2-8 years to go through a sign, and about 50 years to go through all 12 signs. Pronounced: KYE-ron. See also: Centaurs. See also: article on Chiron and astrological humor on Chiron mythology. Chiron Symbol!-- google_ad_client = "pub-5341371460269190"; google_ad_width = 468; google_ad_height = 60; google_ad_format = "468x60_as"; google_ad_type = "text"; google_ad_channel ="8569387330"; google_color_border = "EDEDE7"; google_color_bg = "EDEDE7"; google_color_link = "B22222"; google_color_url = "0000FF"; google_color_text = "0000FF";
A minor Planet discovered in 1977, Chiron is located between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus. It appears to be associated with expanding consciousness and powers of healing.
A small celestial body (planetoid) between Saturn and Uranus. Discovered by Charles Kowal in 1977 and named for the mythical centaur noted for healing and teaching.
Chiron is a comet travelling in orbit between Saturn and Uranus- Although research on its effect on natal charts is not yet complete, it is believed to represent a key or doorway, heating, ecology, and a bridge between traditional and modem methods.
2060 Chiron (also known as Comet 95P/Chiron) is the largest-known centaur (half asteroid, half comet). It is in a very elliptical, unstable orbit (on a timescale of millions of years) located between Jupiter and Neptune. Chiron is about 170 km in diameter and has a detectable coma. It was discovered by Charles Kowal on November 1, 1977.
(Kay-ron) wise centaur, teacher of great heroes
An asteroid, planetoid or comet (opinion is divided on its astronomical status), Chiron was discovered in 1977 on November 1, by Charles Kowal, between the orbit of Saturn and Uranus. Popular with psychological astrologers, Chiron is considered to represent: the wounded healer, priest, shaman, one who serves humanity. Chiron also alerts us to our blind spots - those characteristics of our personality that are obvious to everyone but ourselves.
A planetoid discovered in 1977 between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus. When Chiron was first discovered, it was thought to be the tenth planet of our solar system. When it became apparent, however, that Chiron did not support an atmosphere, it was downgraded to a planetoid or large asteroid. In a chart, Chiron shows where you may best show your mastery or expertise, or how you heal or benefit others through your knowledge and past experience.
The healing planet. Although there is debate whether this is in fact a planet or a comet. It was first sighted in 1977 and is named after Chiron the Centaur from Greek mythology. Chiron is the wounded healer and is significant for those who do not give in to despair during their own suffering, but who reach out so others will not have to experience the pain that they have had. This is the influence of charitable Chiron. More on Astrology
The Wounded Healer. Discovered in 1977, this planetoid located between Saturn and Uranus has developed a considerable following among modern astrologers. More about Chiron.
In Greek mythology, Chiron or Cheiron ("hand"Compare the dactyls, "fingers", ancient masters of the art of metallurgy and magical healers.) was held as the superlative centaur among his brethren. Like the satyrs, centaurs were notorious for being overly indulgent drinkers and carousers, given to violence when intoxicated, and generally uncultured. Chiron, by contrast, was intelligent, civilized and kind.
Chiron is the name given to a supposed moon of Saturn sighted by Hermann Goldschmidt in 1861. It has since been determined that no such moon exists.