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An astrologer casting a horoscope with Tables of Houses, Ephemerides, and charts. Reproduced by permission of Fortean Picture Library.

Astrologer

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

An astrologer is one who practices astrology. The term is usually reserved for individuals who read charts for clients, although astrological researchers can appropriately claim the title. Because astrology is not accepted as a legitimate profession by the larger society, there presently exists no officially recognized agencies for training, testing, and certifying astrologers. While various astrological societies have established tests of astrological competence and informal certifications recognizing such skills, the nonofficial status of these examinations makes them largely ineffective for regulating the field.

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