Jack Fertig

Jack Fertig began studying Astrology in 1969 and practiced professionally in San Francisco since 1977. A long time columnist for the San Francisco Bay Times and then the San Francisco Spectrum, he also wrote for the internationally syndicated Q Scope and a number of other journals and magazines. He taught classes and offered both personal and business consultations, but his principle interest was in outer planet motions and their correlations to social and historical changes.

He was a member of the San Francisco Astrological Society, the International Society for Astrological Research, the National Council for Geocosmic Research, a founding member of the Association For Astrological Networking, and was on the steering committees of AFAN and the San Francisco Astrological Society. In fall of 2008 Jack joined the faculty of the Online College of Astrology teaching Geo-political Astrology.

A longtime gay Bay Area activist, spiritual devotee, and one of the first Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence - At age 57 he was stricken by liver cancer and died at home on August 5, 2012, with his partner of 18 years, Elias Trevino, and other family at his side.

Welcome To Planet X!

Welcome To Planet X!

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  • The astronomers have spoken and decided what a planet is, but astrologers define 'planet' differently. '2003 UB313' a.k.a. 'Eris' has the size and orbital qualities to be considered, but what is her record in transits through the signs, in aspects to other planets, and what should we be looking for anyway?

    Jack Fertig offers a look at all these factors examining our newest planet and presenting some evidence that she may well be a major factor to be included in our work.

  • Length:  1 hour 50 minutes
    Handouts:  13
    MP3 File Count:  2
    CD Count:  2
    Sponsoring Organization:  San Francisco Bay Area NCGR Chapter
    Date of Talk:  3/21/2007
    Location:  San Francisco, CA