Sun Sextile Saturn (1) (2020-03-19)

March 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm | Posted in 2020, 2020-Annual-Events, Astrology, Events, Long Term Analysis, Patterns, Predictions, Special Days, Thor's Hammer | 11 Comments
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Sun Sextile Saturn (1) (2020-03-19)

Grand Conjunction versus the Anaretic Sextile Prior to Vernal Equinox

Many other astrologers are focused on the “Grand Conjunction” that happens at the end of this year.  Those happen every twenty years, and I have no doubt that they are important.  However, I think I have found something even more rare and even more important.  The aspect has been perfecting as I have researched and am writing this article.  I call it (full name) “Anaretic Sextile Prior to Vernal Equinox.”  For sake of brevity, we will just call it the “Anaretic Sextile” even though other similar aspects exist.  (Otherwise, “Grand Conjunction” will win this face-off just because it is easier to pronounce.)

What Makes It Special?

What makes it special? First of all, it is far more rare.  The last one appears to have happened in 1961.  The next one happens in 2167.  And a search from 1000 AD to 2500 AD yields only nine (9) similar occurences.  NINE occurrences across 1,500 years.  Across 1,500 years, the Anaretic Sextile appears to have happened nine times, a maximum of nine times (and maybe not that much).

Some of you say: so what?  Many things are rare.  But that does not make them important.  But, as I wrote in my previous article (March 18th through 19th of 2020: Sun in Pisces, Anaretic and Saturn in Capricorn, Anaretic), this aspect is important for several reasons (which I repeat here):

  1. The five point stellium is obvious and does not differ significantly for the charts of entry of Sun into the anaretic degree (the entire focus of this entry) for charts for New York, Los Angeles, or Plano (my location). And, none of the regular patterns we look at (T-Square, Grand Trine, Grand Cross, etc.) are present in these charts.
  2. The most important thing is that BOTH the Sun AND Saturn are in anaretic degrees during this period.  (That is unusual.)  Specifically, the Sun is in the anaretic degree of Pisces (possibly the most powerful of all anaretic degrees since it is truly about endings) and Saturn is in the anaretic degree of Capricorn (its home!).  Saturn MUST make a statement of some kind before it leaves home.  And the Sun is in the same position as we close out one astrological year and start another.
  3. A triangular fifth harmonic pattern exists.  I identify this will little commentary, preferring that others reblog my work and add their own commentary.
  4. A triangular seventh harmonic pattern exists.  Again, I offer little commentary for the same reason as previous.
  5. I offer a number of maps.  While all are interesting to some greater or lesser degree, only three are truly compelling(1) Western Canada (which places both Saturn and Pluto on the Fourth House Cusp, sometimes called either the “final resting place” or, more explicitly, “the grave”); (2) China (and that would seem obvious, but seeing the astrological maps confirming it is noteworthy) and (3) the UK (again, obvious based on what is happening there but, again, seeing the astrological maps confirming it is noteworthy).
  6. The other maps DO have stories to tell, just not quite as much as Canada / China / UK.
  7. I think this set of charts might tell us more about what happening than the Vernal Equinox charts..  (But, the Vernal Equinox charts, via the Thor’s Hammer pattern, hint that some serious “unrest” could be facing us.)

Please do keep in mind that much of this is “higher order” and easy to miss.  But, from an astrological point of view, the change the Coronavirus is bringing (Saturn is a tough taskmaster!) fits with this aspect, the Anaretic Sextile.

What Does it Mean for Me?

I have not (yet) explored the other eight occurrences to determine any other similarities of their configurations.  Since the perfection of the aspect is now past (by twenty eight (28) minutes of clock time as I write this, with the Coronavirus Pandemic exploding and thunderstorms rolling in, part of the same group of storms that produced hail and tornadoes here in Texas last night), it cannot be used in any “electional” sense.  However, it can be used as a diagnostic, if individuals are willing to look back at their activities on this Thursday evening from 6:49 PM CDT until 10:49 PM CDT, but particularly within a few minutes of 6:49 CDT.

If you must know, this tiny sliver of time, properly scrutinized, can give you a glimpse into either (1) your “true calling” or (2) “you destiny” or (3) both.  Remember the scene from “Last Crusade” where the old Templar said, “Choose wisely”?

Does this happen much?  (The Anaretic Sextile, not the Templar scene)

Not much.  As mentioned earlier, I ran a search on Sun Sextile Saturn, Sun in Pisces and Saturn in Capricorn.  Many of the “matches” are not really matches.  True matches would be sometime between March 18th and March 22.  I have not made the effort to winnow the list down further.

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As Columbo Would Say

As Columbo would say, “just one more thing.”  A similar followup aspect will happen again on November 19th of this year.  To be certain, it will be different.  But, no question about it, it is a followup version.   Maybe the time to start planning for it is NOW.

Seven Point Stellium

However, I do have more than one thing to add.  First, if you count Pallas in Capricorn and Ceres in Capricorn, this is a Seven Point Stellium!  To say the least, those tend to be rare, also.  (We filter for the stellium in the above chart.)

But Wait!  There’s More

Familiar with the late night television infomercial line, “but wait, there’s more”?  It applies here.  Remember the Thor’s Hammer we mentioned in “Vernal Equinox of 2020“?  Well, guess what?  Vesta on one leg, remember that?  Well, Vesta is anaretic in this chart, also. (We filter for the Thor’s Hammer in the chart below.)

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Let us be clear: the asteroids are trying to tell us something.  Sometimes they simply duplicate what the planets are saying.  But, in this case, they add important nuances to the message.

The List, Please

Here is the list (search):

Solar Fire v9 Mar 19 2020

Electional Search Results

Criteria: FIND (Sun Sxt Sat) AND (Sun Applying or Partile Cnj 0°Ar00′) AND (Sun in Pi) AND (Sat in Cp)
Search From: Jan 1 1000 10:49:30 pm
Search To: Jan 1 2500 9:45:22 am

Status: Finished – 62 matches

[1] Is Exact Mar 6 1019 7:34:31 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 12 1049 7:43:51 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 14 1049 1:48:05 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 7 1078 5:25:42 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 13 1108 6:39:24 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 13 1108 8:58:29 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 9 1137 2:59:12 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 4 1166 5:45:52 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 1196 11:57:02 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 13 1196 4:40:56 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 5 1225 2:30:23 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 12 1255 6:59:58 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 6 1284 9:31:24 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 9 1343 2:11:56 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 3 1372 5:51:01 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 1402 4:49:38 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 5 1431 6:33:24 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 11 1461 5:34:47 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 6 1490 5:39:40 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 1 1519 OS 11:08:33 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 7 1549 OS 3:47:07 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 2 1578 OS 9:45:41 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 18 1608 NS 2:15:52 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 1608 NS 0:56:37 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 13 1637 NS 8:32:43 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 20 1667 NS 1:29:12 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 1667 NS 8:16:11 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 20 1667 NS 1:29:12 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 1667 NS 8:16:11 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 14 1696 NS 8:44:45 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 1725 NS 8:17:53 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 17 1755 NS 10:33:18 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 1755 NS 3:55:13 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 11 1784 NS 10:44:27 am (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 1814 NS 2:37:03 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 1814 NS 11:15:55 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 14 1843 NS 3:29:57 pm (LMT +6:26:48)
[1] Is Exact Mar 16 1902 11:03:59 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 12 1931 11:14:40 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 18 1961 7:51:23 am (CST +6:00)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 1961 2:32:05 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 13 1990 7:58:18 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2020 6:49:33 pm (CDT +5:00)
[2] Is Exact Mar 19 2020 10:49:30 pm (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 15 2049 4:53:40 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 2078 10:48:32 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 17 2108 1:30:24 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 12 2137 7:33:11 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2167 8:44:17 pm (CST +6:00)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 2167 12:59:27 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2167 8:44:17 pm (CST +6:00)
[2] Is Exact Mar 20 2167 12:59:27 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 14 2196 2:55:27 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 17 2255 8:07:22 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 11 2284 1:44:50 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2314 11:24:58 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 14 2343 2:58:36 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 15 2402 2:38:06 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 2431 11:14:27 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 16 2461 1:22:06 pm (CST +6:00)
[2] Is Exact Mar 19 2461 6:56:11 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 11 2490 10:10:07 pm (CST +6:00)


Full Moon 2:22 (February 22nd 2016)

February 22, 2016 at 12:13 am | Posted in 2016, 2016-Lunations, Astrology, Lunations, Patterns, Predictions | 3 Comments
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Full Moon 2:22 (February 22nd 2016)

Some days are simple, and others are complex.  The same can be said for lunations (Full Moons and New Moons): some are simple, and some are complex.  The Full Moon today, and associated aspects, are complex.

First of all, the numerologists are surely have a field day with this.  (Note: I am not a numerologist.  Repeating star cycles make “sense” to me.  Repeating number cycles, that seem otherwise random, do not.  But, I am willing to “give them a chance.”)

Today is a 2:22 “Master Number Day” in a nine (9) year.  Since, in Western Numerology, “nines” disappear (when you use them to reduce a number you get the original number back), that means that today is a pure “2:22” Master number day.  A similar Full Moon will not occur again until 2035, and 2035 reduces to “1” which means THAT “2:22” Master Number Full Moon is not “pure” like this one.  From this vantage point, alone, today is special.

AND, we have four patterns present in this Full Moon: (1) a Hele indicating important allegiances being formed or “updated”; (2) a Yod indicating an important decision today (probably about the allegiances though not necessarily); (3) a Square Key (which indicates that important “lessons” can be learned from the outcomes of today’s decisions; and (4) a Thor’s Hammer (the “God’s Fist” pattern which provides “energy” but can lead to anger, tempers flaring, and sometimes violence or explosions).  To be certain, it is a very “busy” day.

Sun in Pisces is opposed by Moon in Virgo.  As many have written elsewhere, this brings into play themes of work (Virgo) and play (Pisces), detailed oriented tasks such as bookkeeping and accounting as opposed to development of lyrics and music, and similar Pisces / Virgo issues.  With Jupiter (the “old” or “traditional” ruler of Pisces) nearby in Virgo and Neptune (the modern ruler of Pisces) nearby in its home sign of Pisces, the Pisces side of these issues is particularly emphasized.  Weirdly, this could mean odd things such as seeing the “music” in bookkeeping and accounting or similar viewpoints.  (And this is a very important date for anyone in the “music business.”)

In addition to the Full Moon, Venus is particularly active today.  Issues of health, beauty, and finances come to the forefront.  Venus quintile Mars brings innovative ideas about how to “get things done.”  Venus septile Saturn may provide some hard lessons about how we thing about helping those less fortunate than ourselves.  Venus undecile Neptune brings in issues of dreams, poetry, music, drugs and alcohol, and those are already in play with this particular Full Moon.

Outer planet aspects are particularly active, and Hygeia enters Virgo (again, emphasizing the healthcare issues associated with this Full Moon).  Neptune is semisquare Vesta, and we find ourselves feeling some sense of urgency in which our traditions and “how we have always done it” are in conflict with our desires and hopes regarding play, health, dreams, music, poetry, drugs and alcohol.  (Maybe it is time to find a new way to “get things done.”)  Juno semisquares Hygeia, and somehow some of us find our faith shaken in an important way regarding health and the healthcare system.  Jupiter is semi-sextile Black Moon Lilith (a point, not a planet), and some of us must explore taboo topics particularly regarding sex and sexuality.

Here is a list of New Moons for 2016, and here is a list of Full Moons for 2016.

As an aside, I am including the forecast for the previous day (Sunday 2:21) rather than making a separate post for it:

February 2016

Week 9 (W09)

Sunday February 21st

Sunday continues the yod of Saturday in a different variant form with Chiron effectively replacing Neptune and forcing issues involving health or education (or both) to the forefront.  A grand fire trine (Uranus / Moon / Saturn) helps us to “get things done” particularly if we are either a fire sign (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) or an air sign (Libra, Aquarius, Gemini).  Since fire signs are favored most, if you are a air sign you would be smart to hitch your wagon to a fire sign today if you can.  Water and Earth signs can “get things done” also, but are not favored as much (except by means of any fire or air sign planets you might have in your natal chart).  Whatever the case, make your decision by 10 AM CST if you want to be effective in “getting things done” today.

Moon (Leo) squares Mars (Scorpio) at 7:18 PM CST and then goes void.  Best to have your project finished by this point in time if at all possible.  Stick with productive time before the void and use the void for “cleanup” activities once the void begins.

Full Moon 2016-02-22 Square Key, Hele, Thor’s Hammer, and more

February 21, 2016 at 10:45 pm | Posted in 2016, 2016-Lunations, Astrology, Lunations, Patterns, Predictions | 3 Comments
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Full Moon 2016-02-22 Square Key, Hele, Thor’s Hammer, and more

This is a complex Full Moon, and it will be more of a turning point for some people than others.  A Hele is present (one that involves Uranus / Pluto, of the famous series of squares involving those planets since 2012).  We will see a solidification of alliances that moves beyond anything we have seen before.  No doubt this will particularly play out in the political area (especially Presidential politics), but we will see it elsewhere as well.

The Square Key, an interlaced pair of Huber Learning Triangles, brings us a set of important “lessons” related to the decisions today.  A Yod, with Vesta at the apex, forces us to between Mars (taking action, quickly and decisively) and the North Node (a point rather than the planet, but an important one involving “karma” (Rahu/Ketu in the Vedic world) and struggling to “work through” an important issue).  We also have a Thor’s Hammer (involving the Moon (of the FM) and the Uranus/Pluto pair mentioned earlier.  This gives much “energy” but can lead to anger, tempers flaring, and sometimes even violence.

We have four patterns in play: (1) a Hele; (2) a Square Key; (3) a Yod; and (4) a Thor’s Hammer.  This is a particularly busy Full Moon, and 2016 has a number of these.

We present the Full Moon chart, perfecting in Plano TX, filtered for the Hele:

2016-02-22 Full Moon (Hele)

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Here is the same chart, but filtered for the Yod (Finger of God):

2016-02-22 Full Moon (Vesta Yod Mars Node)

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Here is the same chart, filtered for the Square Key:

2016-02-22 Full Moon (Square Key)

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And, finally, the same chart again filtered for the Thor’s Hammer (God’s Fist):

2016-02-22 Full Moon (Moon Thors Hammer Uranus Pluto)

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As noted elsewhere, this day is also active regarding Outer Planets (Mars out).  Some of the activity includes Hygeia, Juno, Jupiter, and Neptune.  Here is a link to the chart for the similar 2014 Full Moon and the similar 2015 Full Moon.

For those interested in other interpretations:

For those who wish to look back (retrospective) and look forward (prospective) at “similar” Full Moons (Moon in Virgo / Sun in Pisces), here is the list of the dates and times of perfection of similar FM’s from 2010 to 2050:

Solar Fire Gold Feb 21 2016

Electional Search Results

Criteria: FIND (Mon Opp Sun) AND (Mon in Vi) AND (Sun in Pi)
Search From: Jan 1 2010 0:00 am
Search To: Dec 31 2050 11:59:59 pm

Status: Finished – 38 matches

[1] Is Exact Feb 28 2010 10:37:53 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2011 1:10:03 pm (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 8 2012 3:39:28 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 25 2013 2:26:04 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 16 2014 12:08:20 pm (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 5 2015 12:05:23 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 22 2016 12:19:49 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 12 2017 9:53:44 am (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 1 2018 6:51:16 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 9 2020 12:47:37 pm (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 27 2021 2:17:11 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 18 2022 2:17:25 am (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 7 2023 6:40:09 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 24 2024 6:30:12 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 14 2025 1:54:23 am (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 3 2026 5:37:37 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 2028 7:05:45 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 28 2029 11:09:55 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2030 12:56:08 pm (CDT +5:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 8 2031 10:29:16 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 26 2032 1:42:49 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 15 2033 7:36:58 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 4 2034 8:09:41 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 22 2035 2:53:27 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 12 2036 3:08:58 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 1 2037 6:27:38 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 10 2039 10:34:24 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 27 2040 6:58:56 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 17 2041 2:18:30 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 6 2042 2:09:18 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 23 2043 3:57:18 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 13 2044 1:40:29 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 3 2045 1:51:56 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 20 2046 5:43:34 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 11 2047 7:36:13 pm (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Feb 29 2048 8:37:20 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 19 2049 6:22:28 am (CST +6:00)
[1] Is Exact Mar 8 2050 9:22:24 am (CST +6:00)

We note that the next 2:22 FM will be Feb 22 2035 2:53:27 am CST (Plano TX).

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