When this is combined with much smaller (less than one arcsecond per year) contributions from the planets and general relativity, the total motion is known as "general precession".
Its magnitude for the year 2000 is approximately 50.3 arcseconds per year.
local time (the time in all time zones) in late November, 8 p.m. The three stars depicting the Ram’s bust – Hamal, Sheratan and Mesartim – suddenly brighten in a dark sky, as if someone had turned up the dimmer switch.
By the way, a small telescope reveals that Mesartim is a double star.
Of course, a Northern Hemisphere spring or Southern Hemisphere autumn presents the time of year for viewing the constellation Aries because then the mighty Ram is lost in the sun’s glare.
An astrological age is a time period in astrologic theology which astrologers claim parallels major changes in the development of Earth's inhabitants, particularly relating to culture, society, and politics.
There are twelve astrological ages corresponding to the twelve zodiacal signs in western astrology.
Unfortunately, as the ram crossed the narrow stretch of water between Europe and Asia, Helle fell to her death (the straits are still known as Hellespont) but Phrixus was carried safely to the land of Colchis.
He gave thanks for his deliverance by sacrificing the ram to Zeus and giving its golden fleece to King Aeetes.