Tags: Astrology, Biwheel, Events, Fort Hood, shootings, synastry, Synastry Grid
Without much interpretation, here are the event charts for the two Fort Hood shootings. Time for both is based on news reports and may be of limited accuracy. First, the 2009 shooting chart:
We also note that the first major variant of the 2014 Grand Cross is only a few weeks away. This seems to be a dangerous period.
Also worthy of note: Fort Hood #2 had Algol at Midheaven.
Tags: 2014, April, eclipse, full moon, FullMoon, lunation, Lunations
Here is the Full Moon chart for April 2014, less than a week prior to the Grand Cross alignment of April 20/21:
Tags: aries, Astrology, Dartmouth, Seasons, Solar Map, Solar Maps, spring, vernal equinox
Here is the chart for the Vernal Equinox of 2014:
We note that this happens near lunchtime in the Central Time Zone (CDT). So, some people might “feel” this shift. A grand water trine (Jupiter in Cancer, Moon in Scorpio, and Chiron & Neptune in Pisces) has perfected earlier (within the preceding 24 hours) and is disspating as this shift occurs. If your chart is heavy on earth/water then you should consider “getting things done” before this shift occurs. If you are more fire/air, then wait until afterwards (and after the Moon moves into Sadge).
Here is the U.S. Solar Map:
I note that, curiously, the Sun at Midheaven aligns exactly on top of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. Which opens the question: what amazing developments will we see from that revered Ivy League school this year?
Mercury at Midheaven aligns over the top of the home of the author of this blog. Maybe this will be a good year for writing?
Tags: Astrology, PAT, Software
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Tags: Astrology, full moon, FullMoon, lunation, Lunations, pisces, Virgo
Here is the Full Moon Chart for March 2014:
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The time after this full moon, and until the Vernal Equinox on March 20th, is the most powerful time this year for cleaning out the old. Whatever needs to go to make way for the new, this is the time to send it to its new home wherever that may be. This is a very dynamic year with powerful transformations in play, and you do not want to be stuck with the old. So, whatever it is, clear it out and make way for that which is yet to come.
Tags: Astrology, lunation, Lunations, New Moon, newmoon, pisces, Solar Maps, Weekend
Here is the chart for the Pisces New Moon of March 1st. We note that this new moon occurs on February 28th in some time zones. In any case, this is effectively a late Friday night event more than a Saturday event.
The Sun / Moon conjunction here occurs close to the Chiron / Neptune Midpoint, emphasizing issues of healing and teaching. The darker side of this is that some will be swindled or cheated on this evening. If you are single and dating, please do know that everything may not be as it seems. With Juno nearby, it is an especially bad night to cheat on someone. If you are the cheatee, rather than the cheater, then this is the night to expose them for what they are. This is your chance: don’t back down.
If you are in a bad relationship, leave it NOW!
Here is the Solar Map for the U.S. We note that New England is particularly highly activated by Mars at the time of this new moon, indicating possible violence for some.
Here is the new moon map for the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe:
I find most interesting the Uranus rising line which comes near Glasgow. Here is the Horary Chart for that time and place:
Here is the map for Southeast Asia:
As always, many complexities exist in this map.
Here is the map for South America on the New Moon:
We note that a Mars line activates Columbia, South America.
And here is the map for Australia and New Zealand:
Tags: Astrology, Grand Cross, thor's hammer
Things could go BOOM! this week.
Different events have been signaling the kinds of strained relations and flaring tempers that can be associated with the Grand Cross formation of 2014. February 17/18 will show us the first alignment of the group (foreshadowing the Alignment of April 20th).
The above chart is indicated as the “beginning” by Solar Fire, but the alignment has been “beginning” for some months (years?) now. Given that this is an outer planet chart and that it really governs (at least) the two 24 hour periods of Feb 17 and Feb 18, a chart of a “moment” may be questionable. Regardless, here is the above data cast in “beginner” chart format under Solar Fire:
A bit more interesting is a chart that emerges the following morning (during rush hour for CST / EST):
Retrograde Mercury, Sun, Neptune and Chiron are all in the 12th house in this chart; Saturn, North Node, Ceres, Vesta, and Mars are in the 8th house. Moon has perfected a square to Jupiter and opposition to Uranus (forming a T-Square). Hard to say, but we think this will be an “interesting” period, particularly for geography experiencing rush hour.
A grand trine follows on the 20th / 21st and Thor’s Hammers as well. We should see an interesting week.
This appears to primarily affect the time period of rush hour on Thursday. However, since it is primarily an outer planet alignment (Jupiter and Uranus with Saturn at the apex!), it really affects the days (and maybe weeks) preceding and following the alignment. Frankly, it looks like a bit of a rough week. (Adam Lanza’s birth chart had a Thor’s Hammer. So did the chart for the Fukishima earthquake and tsunami in 2011.) Some things might go boom.
Tags: Aquarius, Astrology, full moon, FullMoon, Hard Rectangle, Jupiter, Leo, lunation, Lunations, Pluto, Valentines, Venus
Edit: The last time we had a Valentine’s Day anything like this one was 19 years ago; the next one will not happen for another 19 years. Really, this is a rather unique alignment of the Sun/Moon for this holiday, and the Hard Rectangle makes it even more “interesting.” And, I have to agree with what I have read elsewhere: avoid arguments and disputes with oddball people. After all, if you get in an argument with a crazy person, an observer might not know which one of you is the madman.
Valentine’s Day can be difficult for many of us. If you are not a picture perfect person in a relationship or expecting strong dating opportunities, the holiday can be downright cruel. The Leo / Aquarius Full Moon on Valentines Day this year is part of a “Hard Rectangle,” and we expect to see more squabbles than tranquil moments. (Perhaps “making up” will be good on this date, though.)
The astrology for Valentines Day is a bit “tough” this year.
Here is the chart with the Hard Rectangle identified:
The Jupiter / Pluto opposition is part of this pattern (along with the Leo Moon / Aquarius Sun). Built from semi-squares and sesquiquadrates, many of us will feel agitated. In some cases this could be a dangerous period for some. Here is the full moon chart (set at time of culmination):
Essentially Venus is conjunct Pluto. This CAN be GREAT for “love” and sex. The two are merged. However, a real risk of serious power struggles exists on this date. Only you can decide how to use the energy, but whether used destructively or constructively the energy will be associated with emotions running unusually high on this date.
By 6PM CST (5 PM EST / 8PM PST), the Moon turns void of course for the remainder of the evening. Friday night dates may have a bit of weirdness to them. Blind dates will have unexpected results (the other person is married already, the other person has a quirk that bothers or, (best case) you thought you would hate them but like them; the worst case is you like them but something interrupts it and you never see them again). Planned dates may have things go awry.
The best “dates” will be quiet time if you can achieve it despite the intense energy, or maybe some safe activity that is highly physical but quiet and away from the world. You will have to use you imagination to determine what that might be.
Tags: Aquarius, Astrology, Chinese New Year, Horse, lunation, Lunations, New Moon, Wood, Wooden Horse
Here is the Aquarius New Moon for January 2014. We note that this marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year, and this begins the year of the Horse.
One thing leaps out about this chart: Jupiter opposes the conjunction of Venus / Pluto. For those starting new romances at this time, expect “things” to be particularly “hot” in terms of sex and romance. This could be one of the best “date nights” of the year, maybe for several years. Wow!
For some, the shift will come in the form of unexpected and sudden career changes. Many people will experience sudden promotions or opportunity disguised as loss (such as being fired from a rotten job). Expect the unexpected!
So, what IS a wooden horse? Well, the Trojan Horse was one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_Horse
Here are a few quick links for more information about the upcoming year of the Wood(en) Horse:
(More commentary to follow over the course of the next few days.)
Tags: Astrology, Bombogenesis, Grand Cross, Jupiter, libra, Mars, Moon, Pluto, Storm, Uranus
The Moon activates the Grand Cross again, and I suspect that the United States (and perhaps the rest of the planet) will feel this in the form of the winter storm (“Polar Vertex”) already predicted by the weather service.
Specifically, the Moon first opposes Uranus in Aries (surprises and accidents, as many of us have noted in the past few years) and then squares Pluto in Capricorn (which can be banks, police, and intelligence agencies, but the Ruler of the Underworld (Pluto) is famous for bringing ice and snow). Notice that this is an “activation” of the ongoing Uranus / Pluto square that has been the subject of much discussion and that affects us from 2012 to 2015.
Finally, the Moon squares Jupiter as its last act in this Grand Cross. Jupiter makes things larger (will this be a larger storm than forecasted?), and Jupiter is in the sign of the Moon, Cancer. As a parting shot, the Moon will conjoin Mars, an aspect that usually favors athletes and trial lawyers but is typically difficult for most of the rest of us. After meeting Mars, the Moon will turn void (v/c) until it enters Scorpio and moves to meet Saturn. (i.e. difficulties will continue)
January 21st and 22nd will tend to be dangerous. Would be smart to stock up on supplies before the rush begins.
We’ll see other interesting events, including possibly more intrigues with intelligence agencies. Let us hope that we do not see anyone else shot for sending a text message to their babysitter while in a cinema.
Please do note that emotions run high with this Grand Cross.
Update Jan-23: One of my readers sent me this: “What Is This Bombogenesis And Why Is It Dumping Snow On Us?”. (Thank you, you know who you are.)