It’s that time of the year – the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Edmonton Oilers are going to the Western Conference Final. All the buzz is about the Oilers’ captain, Connor McDavid – widely acclaimed as the “best player on the planet” and his phenomenal accomplishments.
Caveat: What We Don’t Have For This Birth Chart
First, I have used the public information as to Connor McDavid’s month, day and year of birth so my analysis is only as accurate as that information.
Second, as we do not have his exact time of birth, McDavid’s birth chart below has been calculated using “Noon”. So we don’t have the true Rising Sign or Ascendant which would mark off the First House in one of the Signs of the Zodiac, at the left, on the horizontal axis. With a true Ascendant and its Sign on the First House, the computer then sets up the chart with the next 11 Houses each assigned a Zodiac Sign in the usual sequence we see in popular astrology beginning with Aries and ending with Pisces.
Third, my approach to a birth chart involves past lifetimes and karmic patterns, and this is known as Karmic Astrology. I also engage in Shamanic Astrology depending on what I see and am inspired to do. Here, with Connor’s birth chart, I would not attempt to discuss “karma” except in a very tentative manner, since we don’t have the exact time of birth.
Finally, when we don’t know which Planets and Signs go with which Houses, we lose something very interesting to a Life Plan – whether or not the bulk of one’s planets are above or below the horizontal axis (the horizon).
Nor do we know if they are largely in the left- or righ-hand side of the chart. Both these features give important insights as to a client’s efforts to “put themselves out there” in terms of a career, for example.