If we turn the above entry sign 45 degrees, to ,
it becomes a station sign used in astronomy and astrology. Seen from the earth the
planets sometimes move forward and sometimes backward through the
zodiac. When a planet changes direction the impression for a short
while is that it is standing still. It is then a planet is said to be in
In alchemy and old chemistry was one of the time signs and stood for month. As such it could also be drawn . See time signs in the Word Index for more time signs.