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The Southern California Astrological Network [SCAN] is Orange County 's premier group of astrologers who meet to discuss a variety of topics using astrological concepts and techniques.

Celebrating 30 years of dedication to astrology, the SCAN Board has worked to provide a central point where members and guests can assemble to share and learn in-depth perspectives using astrology to formulate, review and forecast events, and to receive insight that may be relevant to our own chart and those of our clients.

Dinner meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month, with notable speakers lecturing on astrological topics. Meetings are centrally located at Polly's Pies in Laguna Hills, Orange County.

If you're interested in being part of our wonderful group contact Laura Rose DesJardins at


SCAN is a non-profit group.

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Dynamic Duos (and other combinations) by David Perloff

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Famous Duos (and other combinations) From George and Martha to Beyonce and Jay-Z In this talk, we'll look at many techniques for comparing and combining charts. What is the nature of the relationship? What astrological factors brought these people together? In some cases, what contributed to them pulling apart? We'll take an entertaining look at many well-known duos, at least one threesome, as well as one very famous quartet. We’ll examine all sorts of relationships – romantic, work, musical, antagonistic – using many techniques – including synastry, composite charts, Davison, coalescent, and Solar sign. BIO David Perloff is a professional astrologer, living in the Boston area. His astrology talks have been well-received throughout the US and internationally. In 2017, David was a speaker at the NCGR Conference in Baltimore and the 1st International Astrology Conference in Maia, Portugal. In 2018, at the 10th International Conference of Astrology in Perugia, Italy, and the State Of The Art (SOTA) conference near Buffalo NY. His writing has appeared in Dell Horoscope Magazine, The Mountain Astrologer, the Geocosmic Journal and other publications. Website: http://davidperloffastrology.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidperloffastrology

Psychological Aspects of Vedic Astrology by Dennis Harness

Dr. Harness will explore the mental and emotional aspects of optimal health as well as imbalances depicted in one's natal chart. The impact of dashas/transits on psychiatric issues will be addressed. The Astrologer's Shadow and other challenges in the consulting room will be discussed. Difficult client styles will also be explored. Biography: Dennis M. Harness, Ph.D. (Dayananda) is a professional astrologer who holds a doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology. For more than thirty years, Dennis has studied both Eastern and Western techniques of astrology. He teaches workshops on Vedic Astrology and Transpersonal Psychology throughout the world. Dr. Harness is the President Emeritus of the American College of Vedic Astrology in Sedona, Arizona. He is the primary organizer of the Sedona Vedic Astrology Conference which will be held November 22-25, 2019. Dennis is the author of The Nakshatras: The Lunar Mansions of Vedic Astrology, which is published by Lotus Press. Dr. Harness is currently working on a new trilogy titled The Karmic Code.

JUPITER IN SAGITTARIUS, A Horse of a Different Color by RAG

JUPITER IN SAGITTARIUS: A Horse of a Different color A Talk by NCGR-Los Angeles Vice President RA RISHIKAVI RAGHUDAS Expansive Jupiter, the cosmic funster who is also a sometime-moralist and big-picture kinda guy, galloped into fiery Sagittarius on November 8, 2018, for a 13-month adventure. As we are seeing, when larger-than-life Jove is in his home sign, he cranks everything up to a Matt Damon-as-Brett Kavanaugh-like 15. Now that we are at the midpoint, where Jupiter turns retrograde before resuming its buoyant but drama-filled transit, what has transpired in the first half, and what can we expect from the second half...especially in this rare time when two other planets, Saturn in Capricorn and Neptune in Pisces, are also in their rulerships? Astute astrologer and fun speaker Ra Rishikavi Raghudas gives us his own in-depth analysis of Jupiter’s current cruise through the cosmos, including what happened in previous Jupiter-in-Sagittarius periods. He rounds it off with forecasts of how the current cycle will affect each of the twelve Sun-signs. Come listen/experience/enjoy! RA RISHIKAVI RAGHUDAS has been a professional astrologer for over 35 years. A poet, screenwriter and producer, he has many clients in the entertainment and business communities. Ra predicts the Oscars every year using astrology, with a high rate of success. He is widely published in astrological journals, including Constellation News and ISAR Journal, and has had several cover articles in Dell Horoscope. Ra’s next book, called The Astrology of Bond--James Bond, is scheduled for 2019.

“The 360 as an Aspectarian” by Ernesto Amaya

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THE 360 DEGREE DIAL AS AN ASPECTARIAN ABSTRACT: It is easy for newcomers and professionals alike to get lost in all the details of chart mechanics and interpretation, particularly when it comes to planets, aspects, and their houses. By using the 360-degere dial in Uranian Astrology, it becomes easier than ever to learn about a person or event with minimal effort and the highest level of accuracy. In this lecture we explore how the dial can be used to quickly identify planetary axes, their relationships, and how to synthesize keywords to form meaningful statements about the chart in question. A heavy emphasis will be placed on the eight TransNeptunian planets and their energies. Please RSVP for the meeting early, as all charts used for demonstration will be limited to attendees, subject to availability and time constraints. ABOUT: Ernesto Amaya is a professional Uranian Astrologer based out of the Phoenix area and was called to be an astrologer after an embarrassingly bad reading that caused him to start seeing a therapist three times a week. He currently serves as President of the Arizona Society of Astrologers, is a Board Member for the Kepler College Uranian Astrology Discussion Group, and has a degree in Spanish Translation and Interpretation from the University of Arizona. His research interests include chart rectification with midpoints, technical translation of Uranian materials in Spanish, and Gambling and luck in astrology.

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“Western & Chinese Astrology 2019” by Donna Stellhorn

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