• Areas of knowledge • Hogwarts academics Arithmancy is a branch of magic that is concerned with the magical properties of numbers; someone who practices Arithmancy is called an Arithmancer. Read More
• Hogwarts academics Arithmancy class is taught at Hogwarts by Professor Vector. In Professor Vector’s class, Arithmancy students are expected to write essays and to be able to understand complicated number charts, which are part of their homework (PA12). Hermione Granger appears to be the only Gryffindor in… Read More
• Areas of knowledge Astronomy is the study of celestial bodies and their movements. In typical Muggle usage, “astronomy” denotes a scientific discipline. In the wizarding world, astronomy also encompasses astrology and connects with Divination, particularly for the Centaurs. Astronomy affects magic in direct ways, which is why the subject is studied at Hogwarts. Read More