Void Moon; Mars enters Aquarius; Mars and Saturn merge

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Mars enters Aquarius 30th March 2020. — Sarah’s Astrology WordPress

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Mars enters Aquarius at 7.44 pm GMT 8.44 pm BST 30th March 2020. When transiting Mars enters Aquarius there is an increased motivation for acting for the common good. This entails being unconventional and deviating away from normal processes if there is a battle to be won. How energy is expended in such matters can […]

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Saturn in Aquarius: Social Reform and Identity Politics — Jessica Davidson

March 24, 2020 at 9:56 pm | Posted in Astrology | Comments Off on Saturn in Aquarius: Social Reform and Identity Politics — Jessica Davidson
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Saturn transits Aquarius from 2020 to 2023 and people are already getting wild with excitement. Hopes are being raised and visionary ideas are being shared – a new mini age of Aquarius has arrived! Unfortunately, most of this is hot air and fantasy and the reality may be quite different. Whatever happens, it’s going to […]

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Saturn in Aquarius — Gray Crawford

March 24, 2020 at 4:19 am | Posted in Astrology | Comments Off on Saturn in Aquarius — Gray Crawford
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“The fisherman draws fish that he never saw from many fathoms beneath the water, the miner brings gold from the depths out of the earth, through which his sight cannot pierce. In this wise has God taught it. As there is nothing so occult that it shall not become manifest, so the same must be […]

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Saturn entering Aquarius —

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Saturn have officially entered Aquarius, which will bring us a big shift in 2020’s energy. It will also encourage us to harness our collective power to find solutions. Saturn is the planet of responsibility, structure, and communication. When taskmaster Saturn enters rebellious Aquarius, we break the rules that need to go. People with Saturn in […]

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Saturn in Aquarius: Social Reform and Identity Politics — Jessica Davidson

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Saturn transits Aquarius from 2020 to 2023 and people are already getting wild with excitement. Hopes are being raised and visionary ideas are being shared – a new mini age of Aquarius has arrived! Unfortunately, most of this is hot air and fantasy and the reality may be quite different. Whatever happens, it’s going to […]

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Saturn Enters Aquarius 1 (2020-03-21)

March 22, 2020 at 12:47 am | Posted in 2020, Astrology, Long Term Analysis, Patterns, Predictions, Rosetta, SignChange, Special Days | 13 Comments
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Saturn Enters Aquarius 1 (2020-03-21)

We are being given a taste of a major transition that will greet us more fully later this year.  Pieces of it have been unfolding for at least the past twenty years, arguably more than the past two centuries.  As Saturn enters Aquarius, almost silently, we face the Coronavirus Pandemic (Covid19) and the likely repercussions.  Internet businesses have the potential to flourish.  Some brick and mortar businesses are floundering.  Some services (healthcare, police, delivery drivers) are overwhelmed.  Other services (dine-in restaurants) are in peril.

“Things” will never be quite the same.  As Seals and Crofts sang in the early 1970’s, “We May Never Pass This Way Again.”

We present, here, basics regarding “Saturn Enters Aquarius 1” along with a glimpse of “Saturn Enters Aquarius 2.”  After “Saturn Enters Aquarius 2,” Saturn stays in Aquarius until 2023.

First, a “wheel + grid” filtered for the Stellium that is present (and had dominated recent charts):

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But, What Does it Mean?

In the short term, this chart merely echoes what we have written (already) in these posts:

We can only add that a major shift has happened that is so BIG that it seems undetectable. But, some time on Sunday or Monday, expect to see or here announcements or events that are yet more profound than what has happened so far.

BIG changes are afoot, and this chart tells us that.

And it means this: the recent changes in financial markets will shift into fundamental changes in society and social structures.  Issues of communications (both face to face and electronic, but ESPECIALLY electronic) will become paramount.

Geniuses will struggle to birth their most brilliant ideas, but the ones that survive will become strong for (at least) another 28 to 30 years.

If you are a creative, this will be a difficult time in your personal life that can produce your best work yet.

Horary Versions of Saturn Enters Aquarius 1

For the technically inclined, we add to “horary” versions of this chart that add specific technical astrological information that some may find to be useful, such as information about Arabic Parts, Fixed Stars, and Midpoints:

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Saturn Enters Aquarius 2

Now, we add similar charts for the SECOND entry of Saturn into Aquarius, later this year (December 16th, near midnight CST), after a typical retrograde sequence.

After this second entry, Saturn remains in Aquarius until 2023:

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Note the Rosetta here.  This pattern signals dissent.  We see two major factions attempting to work together (such as bi-partisan efforts between Democrats and Republicans).  But, internally, each group is anything but unified, full of conflict.  Mars squares Pluto on one leg (they are in conflict now, as compared to their agreement on March 23, 2020), and the North Node (not a planet, but often treated as one) is in conflict with Vesta.

Interpretations of Saturn enters Aquarius

Some interpretations: Mars (war, violence) is in conflict with its “higher octave” self (Pluto: death, poisons, assassins).  Perhaps Mars wants violence but not death; Pluto wants to “finish them off.”  Meanwhile, the other group has a conflict with the North Node (karma, destiny) and Vesta (traditions, “how we have always done it”).

No matter who wins the election in the United States, “things” will become “ugly.”

Here is a list of various interpretations of “Saturn enters Aquarius” (These are external sites.  Over time, links may become “broken,” also known as “link rot.”)

List of Upcoming Saturn / Uranus Transits

Leaves Apr 11 2001 7:53:15 am (CDT +5:00)

Enters Feb 22 2020 6:05:52 am (CST +6:00)
Leaves May 1 2020 3:36:41 am (CDT +5:00)
Enters Dec 25 2020 5:17:28 am (CST +6:00)
[0] Is Exact Feb 17 2021 1:08:14 pm (CST +6:00)
[0] Is Exact Jun 14 2021 5:00:44 pm (CDT +5:00)
Leaves Aug 8 2021 2:17:19 am (CDT +5:00)
Enters Oct 27 2021 5:10:46 pm (CDT +5:00)
[0] Is Exact Dec 24 2021 1:16:52 am (CST +6:00)
Leaves Feb 4 2022 2:43:51 pm (CST +6:00)

Enters Jan 9 2042 10:57:34 pm (CST +6:00)

The 2021 dates are for Saturn / Uranus Squares.

Click <here> to see more Saturn Aspects.

Global Maps

Here are maps, offered without explanation:

Maps: Specific Areas

We offer the maps without explanation for those inclined to pursue such analysis.

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Electional Search Results

Criteria: FIND (Saturn in Aquarius)
Search From: Jan 1 1000 0:00 am
Search To: Jan 1 2501 11:59:59 pm

Status: Finished – 108 matches

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Long Void Moon time; Mercury shifts into Aquarius

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New Moon 2016-02-08 (Chinese New Year Fire Monkey) Double Yod Key + Focused Yod

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New Moon 2016-02-08 (Chinese New Year Fire Monkey) Double Yod Key + Focused Yod

2016 is an “interesting” year from the perspective of astrological patterns, and we are beginning to enter what many will look back to, and consider, a magical time.  Upcoming is a Valentine’s Day period (the days before and after February 14th as well as the day itself), and this New Moon sets the stage for that intricate set of pattern.

This New Moon marks the Chinese New Year and the beginning of the year of the Fire Monkey.  As is true with any element / animal combination of Chinese New Years, this particular combination will not repeat again for sixty years.  Since we are not specialists in Chinese Astrology, we will not discuss that further here but encourage you to read more elsewhere:

This particular New Moon (as is true with all Chinese New Year NM’s that I am aware of) is in Aquarius.  That marks the beginning of a new way of thinking and new insights that precede the dreams and intuitions of Pisces that set the stage for the beginning of an entirely new (Solar) cycle (namely the Vernal Equinox, the beginning of Aries).

Aquarius is all about creative problem solving but, in the end, it is about people and reaching out to the masses to (hopefully) improve their way of life.  Thus the association of Aquarius with electronics, internet, computers, cell phones, and tablets is really subservient to carrying “the message” (whatever that may be) on “the wind” (originally the mysterious phenomena of voices that traveled for, literally, miles when the weather conditions were correct but now radio (including satellite) and other electronic channels) to the masses (all of us regardless of station in life).

That said, from the perspective of astrological patterns, this NM is about DECISIONS.  TWO (and only two) patterns are present: (1) a Double Yod Key; and (2) a Focused Yod.  In this particular case, what we have is (1) a question (many of them, actually), and (2) an Answer (maybe “THE” answer).

If you are a regular reader of this blog, or click the DYK tag above, you can read what we have written about DYK’s before.  They represent a situation in which a minimum of two decisions, and often a number of decisions, face us.  Composed of two yods and a square, the DYK’s decompose into a total of four quincunx aspects.  The Quincunx is all about misunderstandings resulting from limited information often under unfamiliar circumstances with deadline pressure.  Invariably we are dissatisfied with the path we chose and look back on the other path nostalgically (not realizing that it might have been actually much worse).

We now present the chart for the perfection of this New Moon (NM), filtered for the DYK pattern:

New Moon 2016-02-08 (Chinese New Year Fire Monkey) Double Yod Key

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We note that the square that binds this DYK together is between, on one hand, the NM pair (Sun/Moon) at 19 Aquarius and Mars at 18 Scorpio.  Neither Sun nor Moon is strong in Aquarius (the sign associated with Uranus in modern astrology and one of two signs (the other is Capricorn) in traditional astrology).  Both are at a disadvantage here, but they CAN gain SOME power by the coalition they have chosen to form (the NM).

Mars is at home in Scorpio (in traditional astrology, along with Aries, the true home of Mars).  We note that the modern ruler of Scorpio is Pluto, currently in Capricorn (power structures in general but notably banks and financial institutions).  The ruler of Capricorn is in Sagittarius currently, not a strong placement for that planet.

Scorpio tends to”govern” (or be associated with) police, intelligence agencies, surveillance, encryption, assasinations, murder, poisons, drugs (both illegal and pharma), and any variant of the “underworld” (organized crime, mafia, sewers, underground pipes, coffins underground, caves, cave-ins, burials and funerals, pyramids or any other form of crypt, root plants (carrots and potatoes) and anything else similar).  Your individual situation dictates which of these apply to you individually, and the same applies to us collectively in communities, states, and nations.  We add that, at the state and nation level, this TENDS to be about police and intelligence agencies.

The hint of this situation is that Mars and Sun/Moon are currently balanced and in a bit of a “stand off” where neither can win despite the current strength of Mars and weakness of Sun/Moon.  Again, you will have to look at your individual situation to determine who might be the “winner” if anyone.

We could stop here, and many people would have much useful information to know how to procede on Monday.  (Make certain you “clean house” on Sunday during the void and avoid any major purchases or major commitments.  This is a very bad Super Bowl for some people to gamble upon; just don’t do it this time.)  But, as is popularly spoken on late night television: “But wait, there’s more!”

And, there is more.  That is because we have the Focused Yod which given that ONLY the DYK is present as an alternative pattern (and “The Question”), we can see that the FY gives us “The Answer” if we are paying close attention.

With that, we present the SAME CHART for the perfection of the NM, but filtered for the Focused Yod:

New Moon 2016-02-08 (Chinese New Year Fire Monkey) Focused Yod

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So, a bit weirdly (but, again, this is Aquarius), the answer is not found in Mars / Sun / Moon at all.  It is found in a Jupiter / Chiron opposition.  And, the interactions with Mars may be a distraction, noise that is not relevant at all to the long term “big picture” though it may seem compelling at the time.

An example of this could be a traffic ticket where you must go to court.  You may need a lawyer, and if you do not take care of the matter you could be in serious trouble in the future.  But, it is mostly a nuisance (in many cases it is really a tax on behavior that is not quite “perfect”), and in the long run in it contributes nothing to your well being, growth as a person, or ability to contribute in a useful way to society at large (Aquarius, again).  Despite the power involved and compelling demands, it is mostly a waste of time.  So, whatever it is, make a sufficient (but no more) effort to resolve it and move on with the more critically important issues.

What are the “more important issues”?  First, they involve Jupiter (foreign or long distance travel, religions in general and popes and gurus in particular, law and lawyers and courts, and universities and higher education), and they involve a decision between Vesta (usually tradition but sometimes kinky sex or prostitution) and Sun/Moon (mother + father; a married couple; or any other male / female pair).  Jupiter is also very much about earning and spending money, and it tends to do this in a big way.

Chiron is really a different face of Jupiter, more specific and more narrow.  In traditional astrology, Jupiter also ruled health, disease, and healthcare.  (Arguably it does in modern astrology as well, but Neptune / Pisces is more directly associated with that set of issues.)  That said, Chiron is a more narrow subset of the Jupiter issues: primarily teaching of any kind (including higher education) and health and healthcare.  Obviously combinations apply: the teaching of healthcare to nurses and physicians is a particularly Chironic kind of activity and Chiron would tend to trump either Jupiter or Neptune in this area if a disagreement (square, quincunx) occurred.  We also note that Chiron is known as the “Wounded Healer” and is associated with the teacher (or practitioner) trying to heal some problem within themselves.  And, Chiron specifically deals with “mentor” relationships.

So, how to interpret this?  We will provide two scenarios to illustrate.  Consider for example, that you live in the United States and have received an offer to study (education = Chiron) in China (or vice versa).  Regardless of which choice you make you will likely need to spend much money (Jupiter) and travel to a foreign land (also Jupiter).  If you do choose to travel, you may have to deal with certain legal issues (also Jupiter).  In particular, your desire is to become a nurse or physician (or accupuncturist) (very Chiron).  A rather progressive couple (Sun/Moon in Aquarius) has agreed to host you in the foreign country, and their offer seems particularly attractive.  But, staying home and following a traditional path (Vesta) has much appeal as well.  That path has less risk, but also represents less gain.  Which decision will you make?

Here is a totally different scenario.  You have been ill for some time (Chiron) and are exploring healing options (Chiron).  Either one will cost quite a bit of money (Jupiter) and one of the options requires that you travel to a distant (Jupiter) healthcare center, a teaching (Jupiter) facility that engages in a number of innovative healthcare procedures (NM Aquarius).  The travel and accomodations (Jupter) will be expensive, and some of the treatments you may have to pay for yourself (also expensive and Jupiter).  The other option involves going to the hospital near home that everyone else goes to (Vesta).  That is cheaper, but you know that the doctors are not very progressive and are worried that your health may deteriorate if you choose that option.

Which of these more closely fits your situation?  Keep in mind that Aquarius tells us the answer might be “neither,” and it then becomes your job to take these ideas and be responsible for crafting your own solution.

But, whatever choice you make, this New Moon represents a profound opportunity for some people.

Here is a list of New Moons in 2016.

Here are some other interpretations of this NM:

Here is our analysis of last month’s Capricorn New Moon.

Here is a list of Aquarian New Moons you may find to be useful:

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New Moon of February 18, 2015: Make a Decision

February 13, 2015 at 2:33 am | Posted in 2013-Lunations, 2015, 2015-Lunations, Astrology, Events, Lunations, Predictions | 6 Comments
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The New Moon of February 18, 2015 is much simpler than more recent events such as the Mercury Retrograde of February 11last month’s new moon, or the Full Moon of February 3rd.  As with those patterns, we see an important decision.  Unlike those patterns, the situation has likely resolved itself into a single key decision, and you need to make it as decisively as possible and as close to the New Moon as possible (at 47 minutes after the hour adjusted for your individual time zone).  Ordinarily, we do not give precise times for a variety of reasons, but this event is clearly an exception to that.

We note, also, that this is the time of the Chinese New Year.  The official date is February 19th by most sources, but we note that it is this Aquarian New Moon that marks the beginning.

This is also Ash Wednesday, and that means the day before was Mardi Gras.  This time last year, we were wrestling with a grand cross.  For a grand cross where we said “things could go boom,” it was relatively quiet, except for hundreds of people being killed in Kiev.  I suppose that might be a noteworthy exception to “quiet.”  (And then there was that Craigslist killer.  Click for her chartBangkok had some unrest also.)  Is this year any better?  Only you can decide.  And this new moon focuses upon an important decision that you must make.

Prior to the New Moon, as with any new moon in general, you will want to clean house.  It is by removal and discarding that you will gain strength here.  And since both Sun and Moon immediately change sign into Pisces after this new moon, you will want to take your action and then rest.  (This may require physical relocation, hanging up the phone, or some other termination of communications.  TURN THE PHONE OFF at least for a few hours if not until tomorrow.)

Here is the chart with the Yod highlighted:

2015-02 February New Moon (Basic, Yod)

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Note that this Yod contains outer planets: Jupiter, Chiron, and Pluto.  Therefore, this is a longer term pattern and involves long term decisions.  This particular new moon is likely a “precipitating event” requiring action now but part of a bigger picture.  And while Yods usually do not particularly favor one path or the other, this one favors healing (Neptune, nearby) over death (Pluto, and further away).  The most important action at this time may be “changing the dressing on the wound.”

If you examine the Full Moon of February 3rd you will see that it has a focused Yod.  Some components of that Yod overlap with this one, and this emphasizes making a decision now if you did not decide then.  If you DID decide then, then you may have run into some obstacle, perhaps certain items or paperwork undone that needed to be revisited and completed (Mercury Retrograde).

If you “took care of business” and completed those items, you can now move forward with your decisive action (and you should).  The period between the Mercury Direct Station and this new moon should have given you ample time to clean up whatever mess needed to be cleaned up so that you can move forward.

In the New Moon of February 18th, you should find an opportunity, and the issues of the Mercury Retrograde are tied to it.  We see this in the formation of an “almost kite”:

2015-02 February New Moon (Basic, Kite Almost (1))

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As has been true for some time now, several overlapping Fire Grand Trines are also in play:

2015-02 February New Moon (Basic, Grand Trines)

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We note at least one of those grand trines contains Uranus and therefor interacts with the long term T-Square involving Uranus, Pluto and the Nodes (this contains Uranus Square Pluto):

2015-02 February New Moon (Basic, Uranus Pluto T)

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Here are the 5th harmonic aspects:

2015-02 February New Moon (Basic, 5th Harmonic)

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Here are the 7th harmonic:

2015-02 February New Moon (Basic, 7th Harmonic)

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I note a pattern here, similar to a Huber learning triangle, formed of Septile aspects, involving the North Node, Chiron, and Saturn.

Here is the Horary version of the chart, using Standard Aspects:

2015-02 February New Moon (Horary, Standard)

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Regarding the maps, the most important point in the Western Hemisphere for this new moon is the Yucatan Peninsula.  (It is important because of the precise alignment of the Sun and Moon.)

We present the map of Mexico:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map Mexico

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While we cannot say exactly what will happen there, we can say that it is likely important.  (Maybe a good place to celebrate the Chinese New Year, as long as you stay safe.)

Here is the map for the United States:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map US

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The two most interesting points in this map are (1) the Juno/Vesta crossing near Las Vegas, and (2) the Saturn / Neptune crossing about halfway between Atlanta, GA and Jacksonville, FL.

We note, also, that this Vesta line comes close to Portland, Oregon, bringing issues involving traditions and rituals into the public awareness at this time.  People who have ties to both Vegas and Portland will likely be particularly affected at this time.  Since Vesta CAN be tied to sex scandals, this might be one time when “what happens in Vegas” does NOT “stay in Vegas.”

Here is the map for Canada:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map Canada

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With a Sun Descendant (Sun setting) line nearby, we note that Winnipeg is once again marked as “interesting” by this new moon.

Here is the map for the United Kingdom:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map UK

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Mostly the UK is quiet EXCEPT for the Jupiter line through Ireland.  We note this is likely a sign of prosperity for Ireland, and it might even be a good time for someone to play the Lotto in Ireland.  Jupiter CAN bring big LOSSES, so watch out for that, too. (Do not do anything particularly unintelligent.  But, generally, Jupiter tends to bring prosperity.)

Here is the map for Europe.  We note that France, the Netherlands, and Norway are lit up by Sun and Moon lines.  That particularly highlights the need for housecleaning and an important decision for people living near said lines in these regions:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map Europe

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Here is a different version of the European map:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map Europe2

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Thanks to our recent visitors from Bulgaria and Estonia.  Unfortunately, our software does not have individual maps for your countries (maybe in a future version of Solar Maps?), so we have to use the “zoomed out” view of Europe to show your areas.

We have had an uptick in the number of visitors from Turkey, and so we will add a map that zooms in on that part of the world:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map Turkey

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We note that Venus and Mars lines run through this area, and both are late in Pisces.  We note that Mars is part of the “Almost Kite” mentioned earlier and may bring an opportunity to those who are prepared for it.  However, the window will not be open for long.  One serious risk for late Pisces is that of deception and criminality, so some may (wisely) choose to NOT engage in this “opportunity” if it is “too good to be true.”  In the end, only you can decide.  Venus does Quintile Pluto at this time, so we do expect some people to develop some rather ingenious ideas.  (Again, some of them may be criminal.)

Here is the map for Australia and New Zealand:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map AUS-NZ

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The Pluto Line, and nearby Ceres line, particularly stand out.  We also note the Node line coming near Adelaide, and the Astraea line near Hobart in Tasmania.  In addition to the Pluto and Ceres lines crossing the corridor between Adelaide and Melbourne, so does a Uranus line.  Any transportation (or possibly communications) between these two areas could be subject to some disruptions or need for upgrades.

Here is the map for India:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map India

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Here are the maps for Southeast Asia:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map SE Asia

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2015-02-18 New Moon Map SE Asia 2

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Here are the maps for Africa and South Africa:

2015-02-18 New Moon Map Africa

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2015-02-18 New Moon Map Africa-South

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I should note at this point that, to some degree, the order in which I post maps is related to my readership.  The United States always brings the most traffic, followed by Canada and the UK (the islands not the empire) vying for second place, then India and Australia vying for third and fourth. Sometimes Australia will top either the UK or Canada.  Usually everyone else follows.  The rankings may vary sometimes, but it is always the U.S. first, with the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and India rounding out the top five.  Recently, though, I have seen additional traffic from Bulgaria, Estonia, Singapore, and South Africa.  (So, I have added maps, to the degree that my software supports it, to provide support for those visitors.)

Here are a few more new moon sites related to this new moon:

Thanks to Lona and Jude for stopping by to visit!  We also like this little piece by Jude.


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