2020-04-25 : Pluto Stations Retrograde; Chiron Quadrinovile Selena; Mercury Square Pluto

2020-04-25 : Pluto Stations Retrograde; Chiron Quadrinovile Selena; Mercury Square Pluto

Summary

Pluto stations retrograde today.  With a 240 year orbit, an “eccentric” orbit that varies in speed, we have felt this for some time, weeks.  Others have written about this extensively and we will not duplicate those comments here except to say that this is a bad time for most Scorpios and a fair number of those related to Pluto (detectives and morticians and intelligence agencies).

Chiron quadrinoviles Selena.  This is a particularly esoteric combination, not easy to interpret.  But the most literal interpretation tells us that this part of ourselves that is tied to the “wounded healer” connects to that part of ourselves that is our “highest and best” calling to produce an insight, an important insight that is easily missed or overlooked.  If you can avoid the anger and violence of the day, this can be a breakthrough moment.

Venus novile Uranus also brings an important insight, maybe amplifying the one you have.  Again, capture it, write it down, lest it escape you.

Mercury square Pluto has also been discussed elsewhere, but (to repeat) it brings angry words and sometimes physical violence.  Be wary of dangerous people, places, and things.

We will not say that this will be an easy weekend.  But, you can learn important lessons from it.

Marsout

Sunout

Moonout

Sunmoon

Table of Aspects

Time Map

2020-04-25 Time Map

2020-04-12 : Moon void of course most of the day then enters Capricorn; Mercury squares the Nodes

Summary for April 12, 2020

The key take-away for today is this: much of the day is spent with Moon void-of-course in Sagittarius. Even so, outers (planets, asteroids, “calculated points”) are active and have messages for us. Maybe the most important one is that Mercury squares the nodes, only a few days after leaving Pisces (NOT a good position for transiting Mercury although it can produce poets and musicians in a natal chart).
Mercury squaring the nodes tells us of a shift, a “karmic” shift, and we need pay close attention to the messages that come to us today. In the end, some information may be missing, and projects might need to be redone, but the messages are important nevertheless. Short trips and errands, and the events that happen on them, may also reveal important information to us. Keep your eyes open.

Daypages

Marsout

Early morning hours (@ 0451 CDT), before Moon moves v/c, finds Pallas (and asteroid) trine Sedna (an outer planet object whose status is in question but probably is a dwarf planet). Pallas has an orbital period of 4.62 Earth years while Sedna has one of over 11,000 years. This trine is not particularly rare but also not particularly common, with two trines occurring within each 4.62 year orbit.
Pallas Athena is a warrior goddess, similar to Mars in some ways but reputed in mythology to have sprang fully formed, with armor, from her father’s head. (Zeus, also known as Jupiter, was her father.)
So, what does this mean? Sedna is a sea goddess, and Pallas a warrior goddess. No doubt they do not give up their secrets easily, but we think something important involving shipping and the security of ocean-going vessels will occur today.


Mars biquintiles the North Node shortly after (0657 CDT, 6:57 am) the Moon / Sun trine, and the beginning of the void. What does that mean? We are not certain, but we think that, for certain people, a break-through idea might present itself regarding an important problem. Action is necessary, keeping in mind that it might have to be re-done or tuned later. Proceeding carefully, take action despite the void.
Pallas trines Hygeia, (11:05 am CDT) and issues of healthcare and trust come to the forefront. My guess is that this might involve protective gear (aka “PPE”) and healthcare providers needing to be able to trust the supply chains and non-clinical managers who should be providing the protective gear.
Uranus undeciile Vesta brings a subtle upset to certain traditionalists who MIGHT can learn a lesson from the event, IF they are paying attention.
AFTER the Moon moves into Captricon, Vesta sextiles Black Moon Lillith. Per Darkstar Astrology, the “Dark Goddess archetype as a whole is associated with sex, death, obsession, addiction, transformation, resurrection, magic, the occult and the taboo.” While Vesta is primarily concerned with traditions, it also represents prostitution (or sexual favors or ?). With these two in sextile, all bets are off, but be certain that this is another hot night for “romance” for certain people.

Sunout

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This day has a number of undecile family aspects in it; we will not interpret those. Other aspects were previously discussed in Marsout leaving: (1) Mercury square the Nodes and (2) Sun semisquare Vesta.

We mentioned Mercury square the Nodes previously, and it is likely the most important aspect of the day, the “mover” that activates all the other aspects.
Sun semisquare Vesta implies that certain attributes of the Lilith / Vesta sextile might have a coercive quality to it, or, at best, a sense of urgency, as in “quick, they’ll be back soon!” Alternatively, the kids might wake up at a rather inconvenient time.

Moonout + SunMoon

These are complicated and numerous; we will leave the interpretation for another. The Sun / Moon trine is a pleasant way to start the void.

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P1 (H) Asp P2 (H) Date Time Zone Pos1 Pos2
Mon (9) Pll Plu (10) 04/12/20 12:32:37 AM CDT -21°57′ -21°57′
Mon (9) Dec Jup (10) 04/12/20 12:51:24 AM CDT 19°Sg38′ D 25°Cp38′ D
Mon (9) Sqr Nep (12) 04/12/20 12:53:08 AM CDT 19°Sg39′ D 19°Pi39′ D
Mon (9) Sqq Ura (1) 04/12/20 02:51:22 AM CDT 20°Sg47′ D 05°Ta47′ D
Mon (9) Nov Sat (10) 04/12/20 03:43:35 AM CDT 21°Sg17′ D 01°Aq17′ D
Mer (12) BiUn Ven (2) 04/12/20 05:15:11 AM CDT 01°Ar57′ D 07°Ge24′ D
Mon (9) Und Plu (10) 04/12/20 05:21:17 AM CDT 22°Sg13′ D 24°Cp56′ D
Mon (9) Und Jup (10) 04/12/20 06:36:10 AM CDT 22°Sg56′ D 25°Cp39′ D
Mon (9) Tri Sun (1) 04/12/20 06:45:56 AM CDT 23°Sg01′ D 23°Ar01′ D
Mon (9) Tri Sun (1) 04/12/20 06:45:57 AM CDT 23°Sg01′ D 23°Ar01′ D
Mar (11) BQnl Nod (3) 04/12/20 06:57:37 AM CDT 08°Aq48′ D 02°Cn48′ R
Mar (11) Dec SNo (9) 04/12/20 06:57:38 AM CDT 08°Aq48′ D 02°Cp48′ R
Mon (9) BSpt Chi (12) 04/12/20 07:40:41 AM CDT 23°Sg32′ D 06°Ar24′ D
Mon (9) SSq Mar (11) 04/12/20 08:12:05 AM CDT 23°Sg50′ D 08°Aq50′ D
Mon (9) QiUn Ven (2) 04/12/20 08:15:31 AM CDT 23°Sg52′ D 07°Ge30′ D
Mon (9) TrUn Mer (12) 04/12/20 08:27:49 AM CDT 23°Sg59′ D 02°Ar10′ D
Mon (9) QaUn Ura (1) 04/12/20 10:02:48 AM CDT 24°Sg53′ D 05°Ta48′ D
Mon (9) SSx Plu (10) 04/12/20 10:08:23 AM CDT 24°Sg57′ D 24°Cp56′ D
Mon (9) Dec Sat (10) 04/12/20 10:45:36 AM CDT 25°Sg18′ D 01°Aq18′ D
Mon (9) SSx Jup (10) 04/12/20 11:25:41 AM CDT 25°Sg40′ D 25°Cp40′ D
Mon (9) QNv Ven (2) 04/12/20 03:04:11 PM CDT 27°Sg44′ D 07°Ge44′ D
Mon (9) TrUn Chi (12) 04/12/20 03:57:43 PM CDT 28°Sg14′ D 06°Ar25′ D
Mon (9) Und Sat (10) 04/12/20 04:34:12 PM CDT 28°Sg35′ D 01°Aq18′ D
Mer (12) Sqr Nod (3) 04/12/20 05:28:36 PM CDT 02°Ar47′ D 02°Cn47′ R
Mer (12) Sqr SNo (9) 04/12/20 05:28:36 PM CDT 02°Ar47′ D 02°Cp47′ R
Mon (9) Nov Mar (11) 04/12/20 05:30:49 PM CDT 29°Sg07′ D 09°Aq07′ D
Mon (9) BNv Nep (12) 04/12/20 06:31:00 PM CDT 29°Sg40′ D 19°Pi40′ D
Mon (9) Cnj Cap (9) 04/12/20 07:05:12 PM CDT 00°Cp00′ D 00°Cp00′ D
Mon (9) Cnj Cap (9) 04/12/20 07:05:13 PM CDT 00°Cp00′ D 00°Cp00′ D
Nep (12) Cpl Chi (12) 04/12/20 07:26:29 PM CDT -05°01′ +05°01′
Mon (9) SSx Sat (10) 04/12/20 09:26:57 PM CDT 01°Cp19′ D 01°Aq19′ D
Mon (9) Pll SNo (9) 04/12/20 09:32:11 PM CDT -23°24′ -23°24′
Mon (9) Cpl Nod (3) 04/12/20 09:32:11 PM CDT -23°24′ +23°24′
Mer (12) Und Ura (1) 04/12/20 10:10:56 PM CDT 03°Ar06′ D 05°Ta50′ D

June 13, 2017 (Julian 164) Moon in Aquarius + A Storm Begins

June 13, 2017 (Julian 164) Moon in Aquarius + A Storm Begins

Chances are good you have felt the Jupiter (station direct) and Neptune (station retrograde) weirdness for the past few weeks.  In traditional astrology, ALL of the matters ruled by Neptune (in modern astrology) are ruled by Jupiter.  So, no matter which system you follow, the message remains the same: “things” that are “ruled” by Jupiter / Neptune are, at a minimum, “shifting” now and for many they are simply a mess.

What are we talking about?  Quite a bit.  In modern astrology terms, (1) Jupiter is associated with higher education (typically colleges and universities), foreign travel and “foreigners,” law, courts, and legal matters, and sometimes extra-marital affairs (or other “infidelity”); (2) Neptune is associated with health and healthcare (particularly illness and hospitalization), poetry, lyrics, songs, photography, videography, alcohol & drug addiction, and sometimes criminality (usually petty crime) and deceit.

Mercury trines Jupiter (usually favorable) and forms, along with the Moon, a Grand Air Trine.  For writers, this should be a great aspect, but the issues mentioned (“slow” movement from our Earth bound perspective) might turn it all on the ear.  The same goes with anyone involved in communications or transportation or typical “air sign” activities.  Add Uranus in the mix and you have a “kite,” a pattern of special opportunity.

We think that clear cut “winners” and “losers” will emerge today.  We also think you will be able to tell which category you are in quickly.  “Things” will either go your way, fluidly, or you will encounter roadblocks, stop signs, and caution lights.  Keep your eyes open, and adjust accordingly.

Mercury also forms a square to Neptune, and this is notorious for problems for people who have addictions of any kind but especially alcohol or drugs.  If you are in recovery, you will need to be extra vigilant to avoid slippery “people, places, and things” and practice the HALT principle (do not get too hungry, angry, lonely, or tired).  If you attend support group meetings, this is a good time to avail yourself of those.

If you are NOT in recovery but maybe should be, this is a good week to take the plunge.

If you have mental health issues then you might need a “med adjustment” or some other help.  Do that this week.

This is an extraordinary day for anybody who is a poet or songwriter or interested in pursuit of those.  Take advantage of this special window if that applies to you.

Mars quintiles Eris, and that is bad for most people.  If you are the kind of person who creates chaos and maybe engages in violence, then the day might favor you.  For the rest of us, perfection of this aspect can favor those who we call “bad guys.”

Hygeia (health and healthcare) also perfects a sesquiquadrate (urgency) to Sedna (victims), yet another sign that today (or maybe this week) is dangerous.

Summary: avoid dangerous people, places, and things, do not abuse drugs or alcohol (or engage in other addictions), and consider spending some quiet time writing poetry or taking photographs.

Today is a mixed bag: some dangerous people might cause harm, and some brilliant and talented people will produce important gifts for the rest of us.