۞ Spica is a brilliant flushed white, binary star, marking the Ear of Wheat shown in the Virgin’s left hand.
۞ A planet in close conjunction to Spica is protected from the heat of the Via Combusta.
۞ According to Ptolemy the influence of Spica is like Venus and Mars.
۞ Spica, AKA “The Fortunate One”, gives success, fame, wealth, glamour, as well as love of art and science, but also warns of unscrupulousness, unfruitfulness and injustice to innocence.
۞ Position of Behenian Fixed Star Spica in the year 5760 (2000 C.E.): 23°50′ Libra.
۞ Stichtite is the Birthstone of 23°-24°Libra and the 23rd of Tishrei.