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The Astrology of Good Omens

The Astrology of Good Omens

The Story

This is an old story of good and evil.

The opening scene is in the Garden of Eden where we meet the angel of the Eastern Gate, Aziraphale who expels Adam and Eve just after they taste the fruit.

Aziraphale is joined by Crowley, a demon.

The son of Satan is born to be brought up on Earth by a normal family when he is switched out, just after birth for another baby at St Beryl’s Maternity Home.

By the time he reaches the age of eleven he will start the Apocalypse as mentioned in the book of Revelations.

The Nice and Inspiring Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch are woven in and guide the characters to discover the time and place for the start of proceedings.

The four riders of the apocalypse represented as Hell’s Angels are summoned and descend on Lower Tadfield in Oxfordshire, England to start the end of days.


The Creation Chart

Chart Data Source

This creation chart is cast from the information from Aziraphale in Good Omens.

The place is from the suspected place of the Garden of Eden near Jerusalem in Israel.

I use the base chart with reference to Nick Campion’s “Book of World Horoscopes.”

This chart data is close, although probably not perfect, but that does not mean we can’t use the chart.

Chart Data

9:00AM, October 21, 4004 BC, Jerusalem, Israel.

Chart Features

This chart features two Grand Trines and multiple trines in air.

The Sun is in Libra and the book says the Earth is Libra.

A stellium of Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus in Gemini.

Venus square Jupiter.

Mars opposition Pluto.

Uranus square Pluto.

Neptune Square Pluto.

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Terry Pratchett’s chart

Time unknown, April 28th, 1948, Beaconsfield, England.

Note as the time is unknown, you ignore the Ascendant, Midheaven and houses.

The planets in the signs and the aspects are correct.

The Moon is close to a sign cusp, so it could be either Sagittarius or more possibly Capricorn.

Chart Features

A rolling stellium (not a true stellium) with three planets in Leo – Pluto, Saturn and Mars.

The Sun is conjoined Mercury in Taurus.

Mercury is semi-square Venus and both are in mutual reception.

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Nick Gaiman’s Chart

6:30 PM, November 10th, 1960, Porchester, England.

Chart Features

Gemini rising. Mercury is the chart ruler.

Three planets in Scorpio.

Mercury conjoined the Sun.

Mercury conjoined Neptune.

Mercury square Moon.

Mercury trine Mars.

Mercury sextile, Saturn.

Mercury sextile Uranus.








The Characters

Ther are many characters in this story but here the main players and the gangs are mentioned.

The supporting parts are Mr. Young and R.P. Tyler and others.

Smaller parts include the management teams, the four other riders, the policemen and of course Elvis the cook.


The Spirits

The two spirits on Earth are representatives of heaven and hell.

One for each side of good and evil.

They first met in the garden and have grown to like living amongst the humans.

They want to keep things as they are and stop Armageddon.

They get into cahoots to be around and help bring up the son of satan and influence him to good so as to halt the bad things that are coming.


Crowley: Scorpio

Crowley is a demon and is good friends with Arizaphale. He wears shades and snakes skin shoes and is a smooth talker.

Crowley is a Scorpio and the actual book cover has the glyph for the sign of Scorpio as the letter “m” in the word “Omens.”

Aziraphale: Pisces

The angel of the Eastern gate is a Pisces.

He is intuitive and even when discorporated can be an effective angel.

Aziraphale worries that an angel can sometimes do wrong like when he gives his flaming sword to Adam and Eve for protection as they are banished from the Garden for eating the fruit.

He runs an old bookshop in London.

Aziraphale asserts the Earth is a Libra and was born at 9:00 am (which is only fifteen minutes out) on October 21st, in the year 4004BC.


The Them

The Them is a gang of four eleven-year-old kids in Lower Tadfield of which Adam is the leader.

They hang out at the quarry.


Adam: Leo

Adam is the gang leader and is symbolized by Leo.

He constantly looks for ways to entertain the other three through role play and imaginative games.

His love for Lower Tadfield and the surrounding area with ponds and trees to climb is his castle and the Them are his subjects is so strong he had bent the ley lines and willed perfect weather (sunny and no rain) for months at a time.


Pepper: Aries

Pepper is a girl in the gang and a bit a scrapper.

She will fight the boys if they tease her about her long name which is Pippin Galadriel Moonchild.


Brian: Sagittarius

Adam’s friend.


Wensleydale: Sagittarius

Adam’s friend.


Dog: Sirius

The Hellhound sent to pad by Adam’s side.

When Adam says that he wants a dog for his birthday he describes one who can go down a rabbit hole and has an inside-out ear.

A pedigree mongrel and this is what he manifests.

Sirius is the dog star and this fixed star rises in Egypt at the time of the inundation of the Nile and portends changes to come.


The Humans

The humans weave the story and some are swept up in the drama from the past and the potential in the future.


Agnes Nutter, Witch: Sagittarius

Agnes wrote the “The Nice and Interesting Prophecies” in a huge book that, although now out of print, there is a copy with her great, great, great, great, great granddaughter Anathema.

Agnes is the last witch to be burned in England and was found by the Witch Finder General who was an ancestor of Newton Pulsifer.


Anathema Devices: Gemini

Anathema is a young adult and has the book with the prophecies and moved to Lower Tadfield a year ago.

She discovered the ley lines were bending and the weather was unusually clement.

She has a theodolite, thermos and a bread knife and rides an old bicycle.


Newt Pulsiver: Virgo

Newt joins the Witch Finder Army as a private under Shadwell.

He loves Anathema and helps her discover the beginning of the apocalypse.


Shadwell: Aries

Shadwell is in the Witch Finder Army.

He takes on Newt and is protective of Madame Tracey.

He always wants to know how many nipples everyone has as more than two nipples is a sign of a witch.

He has a pin that he believes finds witches when he sticks it into people.


Madame Tracey: Pisces

Madame Tracey is Shadwell’s neighbour and cooks his dinners.

She offers intimate massage.

Madame Tracey is a psychic and holds seances to bring up the spirits.

She unexpectedly accepts to host the discorporated spirit of Aziraphale.

She helps him.



The Nuns of St Beryl’s – Gemini

St Beryl’s Maternity Home is the place where the son of Satan is taken by Crowley to be brought up in the care of an American family.

St Beryl’s is of the chattering order of Krakow and the sisters are:

  • Sister Mary Loquacious
  • Sister Grace Voluble
  • Sister Patricia Prattle

In Astrology sisters are signified by Vesta the asteroid named after the sister of Jupiter.


The Four Riders

The four Hell’s Angels ride in on their hogs and are drawn to the events when tipped off by the International Express delivery guy.


Red: War – Aries

Carmine Zuderbeger is a sexy female warrior (Eris perhaps?) and has Aziraphale’s sword strapped to her blood red bike.


Black: Death – Capricorn

Black wears a motorbike helmet and plays the arcade machine winning every answer and bringing in new categories of; war, pestilence, famine and death.


White: Pollution – Cancer

White is found on the banks of the river where he has made the pollution make the fish float to the top and the swans sink to the bottom. He loves pollution.


Pale: Famine – Libra

Pale is well, pale and upsets the balance in the food chain.


Other Parts

The International Express delivery guy: Gemini

This delivery guy finds the four riders in the places around the world and delivers each one a message and things. This alerts them to go to Tadfield for the start of the Apocalypse.


Mr Young: Leo

Adam’s Dad was there when his child was born and at the baby swop confusion.

He chose Adam’s name.

He enjoys smoking an evening pipe and defends his child Adam to the neighbours.


Mr. RP Tyler: Gemini

The complaining neighbour who walks his dog Suskie in the neighbourhood.

Mr. Tyler knows that Adam and the Them scrump apples.


The Policemen

The two policemen in the audiobook were played by the authors of Good Omens, Neil Gaiman, and Terry Pratchett.

So we know that Neil is a Scorpio and Terry is a Taurus.


Elvis the Cook

Elvis sings in the cafe.


The Management Team – Capricorn

The management training team plays paintball in the grounds of old St Beryl’s.

They meet up with Aziraphale and Crowley.

Crowley gives them real guns to shoot each other although no one is hurt and they will only experience near misses.

I love this story.

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