Monday February 1st 2016 (W06)

January 31, 2016 at 7:05 pm | Posted in 2016, Astrology, Predictions, septile, septiles, triseptile | 4 Comments
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February 1st 2016 (W06)

A glance at the Mystic Rectangles monthy “Mars Out” forecast shows several septile (triseptile) aspects of outer planets.  These aspects are subtle, but they mark this as a day of karma in which we best help ourselves by anonymously helping someone less fortunate than ourselves without expecting anything in return.

Pluto / Vesta are square, and we find a conflict between “doing things the way we have always done them” and the true sources of power present in power structures such as the police and intelligence agencies.  For some people, this is a time of very kinky sex (if you are into that kind of thing).  For anyone who is a “sex worker”: please be extra careful at this time.

Please keep in mind that we are still processing, and clearing out, the energy of the T-Square perfections of the past weekend (Friday / Sunday).

Some of what we said Sunday bears repeating here:

For some people, this is the kind of Sunday where, on Monday, you pretend to leave for work but go somewhere entirely different and hide for a day or week or year. (Maybe you “go out for cigarettes and never come back,” as was popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s.) Do keep in mind that “this too shall pass,” and “things” will become different. (Not “better” or “worse” but “different.”) But, again, this will be a critically important turning point for some people who choose to move into new circumstances.

While we are technically still in the “retrograde shadow,” in many ways moving past this final aspect of the sequence ends this particular sequence of dramas and opens the door for us to (finally!) move in new directions. But, in January of 2017 (when Mercury conunct Pluto perfects again), we may want to revisit our thoughts, notes, and decisions at this time.

Mars (in Scorpio) is septile the North Node, and this harkens to those willing to do the work to transform their lives, starting today.  I am especially speaking to anyone in a criminal occupation or group who is considering doing something like “Witness Relocation.”  Do it today, and never look back.  It will not be easy, but one day you will be grateful to yourself that you did.

For the rest of us, consider what big leap you need to make today or at the time of the New Moon (a week from today).  That NM has a Double Yod Key (DYK), and everyone will face a GROUP of important decisions at that time.  (For more about 2016 New Moons, click here.)

We cannot say it better about today and the rest of this week:  “Waning SCORPIO MOON today and tomorrow is excellent for purging and clearing anyway…”  (Source: Melanies Astro News; see, also: Melanies Astro News)

Finally, we note that the upcoming Aquarius New Moon on February 8th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year and the beginning of the related festivities. (See, also: this article from the Telegraph.)

 

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Mercury Direct Station 2015-10-09

October 6, 2015 at 9:49 pm | Posted in 2015, Astrology, biseptile, Higher Order Aspects, Patterns, Predictions, septile, septiles, triseptile | 15 Comments
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Mercury Direct Station 2015-10-09

The Mercury Retrograde period that began Thursday, September 17, 2015 will end October 9, 2015.  It is marked by two notable patterns (1) a Yod involving Neptune, Juno, and Astraea and (2) a higher order 7th Harmonic triangular pattern (arguably a 7th Harmonic “Learning Triangle”) involving Pluto, Astraea, and the North Node.  We show the first version of the chart, filtered for the Yod:

2015-10-09 Mercury Direct Station

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Here is the same chart, filtered for the 7th Harmonic “Learning Triangle”:

2015-10-09 Mercury Direct Station (7th Harmonic)

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We note that both of these patterns have Astraea (law, legal, and justice) involved in both of them.  While a number of interpretations are possisble (and often appropriate to individual situations), we believe that we might see an important divorce initiated at this time.  Astraea represents the various members of the legal system, Juno an aggrieved wife (or possibly other family member), and Neptune a husband who has a problem with drugs / alcohol or other addictive behaviors.  The North Node tells us that much work will be needed.  This will note be an easy process for those involved.

Here is the U.S. Map.  We note that most activations are in the eastern half of the United States (the most densely populated portion) and particularly along the region commonly identified as the “East Coast.”

2015-10-09 Mercury Direct Station (US Map)

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Here is the world map:

2015-10-09 Mercury Direct Station (World Map)

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Other recent aspects:

Upcoming events:

Other interpretations of Mercury Direct station on this date:

Stay tuned for more developments!

Astraea enters Leo with heavy 5th and 7th Harmonic activity 2015-09-24

September 12, 2015 at 12:45 am | Posted in 2015, 5th Harmonic, Astrology, biseptile, Patterns, Predictions, septile, septiles, triseptile | 2 Comments
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Astraea enters Leo with heavy 5th and 7th Harmonic activity 2015-09-24

Astraea enters Leo on September 24th.  Associated with law, the legal system, and justice, Astraea should be strong in this sign.  Here is the chart, filtered for aspects to Astraea:

2015-09-24 Astraea enters Leo

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What makes this chart particularly interesting is the higher order aspects.  5th Harmonic aspects show two interlaced triangular patterns of quintiles / biquintiles that resemble a “Star of David.”  Here is the chart, filtered for those aspects:

2015-09-24 Astraea enters Leo (5th Harmonic)

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Those 5th Harmonic patterns (important choices to be made about creative solutions) are a bit amazing, but also present is a triangular pattern of 7th Harmonic aspects (“karma”):

2015-09-24 Astraea enters Leo (7th Harmonic)

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We hope your awareness is high enough to “do the right thing” when the opportunity presents itself, possibly several of those opportunities, on this rather amazing day.

As an aside, any child born on this day will have truly amazing potential.

Lunar Eclipse of 2015-09-27 (Blood Moon 4 of 4)

August 23, 2015 at 6:39 pm | Posted in 2015, 2015-Lunations, 5th Harmonic, Astrology, Lunations, Patterns, Predictions | 12 Comments
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Lunar Eclipse of 2015-09-27 (Blood Moon 4 of 4)

While the religious fervor is nearing fever pitch, this lunar eclipse (full moon) looks relatively uninteresting.  However, it IS an eclipse, and those are always strong punctuation marks to astrologers.  Also: we note that this occurs 9/28 in UK/EU and that part of the world.

We independently arrive at essentially the same conclusions, and completely agree with the analysis done by, Armstrong Economics: this Blood Moon is not “The End of the World as We Know It” but it does likely signal a major “shift in trend.”

As far as regular patterns go, only an ongoing kite pattern colors this particular eclipse:

2015-09-27 Lunar Eclipse (Full Moon, Blood Moon 4 of 4, Kite)[Click Image to Enlarge]

However, the chart does contain a fair amount of 5th harmonic activity (some of it interesting) and 7th harmonic activity .  We present the chart filtered for 5th harmonic aspects (quintiles and biquintiles) first, noting a pattern similar to a yod (but composed of biquintiles instead of quincunxes):

2015-09-27 Lunar Eclipse (Full Moon, Blood Moon 4 of 4, 5th Harmonic)[Click Image to Enlarge]

Mars (physical energy, sometimes war and violence) is connected to biquintiles to Ceres (feast/famine) and Vesta (tradition, but sometimes weird sex).  Ceres and Vesta are connected by a quintile.  All of this is about insights and novel ideas (think Mozart) about combining these three areas, and perhaps a choice between the Ceres issues (feast / famine) and Vesta issues (traditions and rituals), similar to a Yod.

A similar situation exists with 7th Harmonic aspects (“karma”):

2015-09-27 Lunar Eclipse (Full Moon, Blood Moon 4 of 4, 7th Harmonic)[Click Image to Enlarge]

Here we have Venus (love, beauty, money) at the apex, and Chiron (healing and teaching) on one leg and Ceres on the other.  Resolving “karma” involving these three is the core issue here.

So, if we see any issues from this eclipse, we suspect that they will deal with decisions that involve these higher order aspects.  A decision appears to be present: whether to stick with tradition (Vesta, doing things the way we have always done them) or taking a risk (Ceres, feast or famine).  I note that some people will end a relationship at this time (Ceres, the risk of feast or famine) while others will continue with what they know despite some dissatisfaction (Vesta, sticking with what we know).

Some have said that the unrest in Syria (arguably a civil war) IS central to the message for all of us at this time.  Chances are good that we will only be able to see that more fully in hindsight.  (Do note the 7th harmonic (karma) pattern similar to a Yod that appears to offer us a decision.)  We have some other observations about this eclipse posted on our sibling site Mystic Rectangles.

Other sites discussing this eclipse:

This is a great opportunity to explore astrology blogs and see which ones “work for you” and which ones do not.

Also:

One point of view:

Another point of view:

Tongue firmly planted in cheek.

Child born on or near eclipse?  You might like this article.

Solar Eclipse of September 13, 2015 (New Moon)

August 16, 2015 at 6:06 am | Posted in 2015, 2015-Lunations, Astrology, Higher Order Aspects, Lunations, Patterns, Predictions | 15 Comments
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Chatter about a so-called “Blood Moon” eclipse has been increasing, and it refers to a series of Lunar Eclipses.  Lunar Eclipses are associated with Solar Eclipses and the New Moon of September 13, 2015 is the Solar Eclipse that precedes the fourth and final Lunar Eclipse of this “Blood Moon” Tetrad.  (Compare, also, the Lunar Eclipse of April of this year.)

While the NM does have some interesting qualities, it is not necessarily the most interesting NM of the year.  (That title would likely go to either the Algol NM in May or the Solar Eclipse this year at the time of the Vernal Equinox.  A hard look at what you were doing then, in March, April, and May, can help you understand why you are at this new turning point you have reached.)

[Apologies to iPhone users in advance: this is a LONG post.]

Other commentary on this Eclipse / New Moon:

If you are a student of the methods advocated by me, then you will know that I recommend that you read ALL of them (including mine) and compare to see which one works best for you.  My experience has been that some oracles are better suited for a particular person than others.  Another lesson that I have learned is that oracles that worked for me twenty years ago are no longer suitable after I have spent twenty years growing and transforming.  Typically, each oracle has something to offer, some better than others.  And, where I come from, the cooks have permission to alter the recipe.  Tailor the clothes to fit you, not the other way around.  Finally, we don’t have “Consumer Reports” for astrologers, so this is as close as you will get to that.  That said, back to our regularly scheduled program!

We present the chart filtered first for T-Squares:

2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) T-Squares

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The most significant T-Square is the opposition of Chiron (Pisces) to the Eclipse (Virgo) and squared by Pallas.  This involves issues of both healing and innovation (possibly military innovation).

Both Grand Trines and a Kite are present:

2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) Grand Trines

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2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) Kite

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We see opportunity here, particularly for the development of innovative ideas that might actually make some money.  When combined with the T-Square mentioned above, we think breakthroughs in the health care field might occur.

Just as interesting are what patterns have been with us most of the summer, but are now absent: no Thor’s Hammer, Hele, or Rosetta patterns are present.  Also absent are mystic rectangles, hard rectangles, and a number of others.

However, a number of oppositions are present, and we show those in the next version of the chart:

2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) 4th Harmonic

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Particularly noteworthy are the oppositions between (1) Jupiter / Neptune and (2) Astraea / Ceres.  The Jupiter / Neptune opposition could affect many issues, but the ones covered by the T-Square (healthcare) are at the top of the list.  Said differently, in the context of this particular New Moon, the Jupiter / Neptune opposition almost certainly deals with healthcare issues.  The Astraea / Ceres opposition is less clear, but it involves a conflict between the legal system and “feast/famine” issues.  We interpret this in a modern context to mean a conflict between the legal system and “supply chains.”  This second opposition may, or may not, be also involved with the healthcare issues.

5th Harmonic aspects (Quintiles and BiQuintiles) are mostly unremarkable in this chart, but 7th Harmonic aspects (Septile, BiSeptile, and TriSeptile) have a pattern I have not seen before.  It appears to be the 7th Harmonic equivalent of a Yod, so we will call it a “7th Harmonic Yod.”  Since the 7th Harmonic is thought to deal with “Karma” (and Karmic debts), we see this pattern (composed of two TriSeptiles, each connecting Mercury and Mars to Chiron, and a Septile between Mercury/Mars) as a “Karmic” (higher order) version of the Yod.  In any case, it indicates that you (or “we”) have a decision to make.

2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) 7th Harmonic Yod

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Despite being an eclipse, this NM is mostly unremarkable.  But if anything does justify the concern that some have expressed about this NM, it would be this “7th Harmonic Yod” and the decision that we face regarding how we will pay off our old (karmic) debts, especially as they relate to Chiron (the “Wounder Healer,” associated with healthcare and education).

We would not be surprised to see more unrest in Missouri.  The U.S. Map shows a “crossing” there for this NM:

US Map 2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse)

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We also present the World Map for this NM

2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) World Map 1

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In the World Map below we have circled the general region most affected by the eclipse.  (Actually, Antarctica is affected most.  Maybe this eclipse is about Global Warming and Climate Change?)

2015-09 New Moon (Blood Moon Eclipse) World Map 2 (Eclipse Lines)

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Child born on or near eclipse?  You might like this article.

Philadelphia Amtrak Wreck and Higher Order Aspects 2015-05-12

May 13, 2015 at 12:39 am | Posted in 2015, 5th Harmonic, Astrology, BadDays, Events, Higher Order Aspects, triseptile | 8 Comments
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We are using a reported time of the accident of “just after 9 PM” set to 9:02 EDT.  What stands out to us is the very nearly exact TriSeptile aspect of the Moon to its North Node: Philly Train Wreck 2015-05-12 TriSeptiles

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Other characteristics are in play as well.  Pluto in 2nd house tells us that this is an event that likely involves a large amount of “other peoples money.”  (Insurance; lawsuits)  Saturn rising and in the 12th suggests difficulties.  But, again, the Moon TriSeptile its North Node (Fate or Karma) is most noteworthy.  We also note precise TriSeptiles between Neptune on one side and Jupiter / Juno (which are essentially conjunct in Leo) on the other side. Also interesting are the 5th order harmonics, and we see two patterns composed of those that resemble the “T-Square” that occurs with 4th order harmonics (squares and oppositions): Philly Train Wreck 2015-05-12 5th order harmonics

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We think that, curiously, this event made lead to certain important innovations in transportation safety.  One of these triangular patterns is part of a larger Quintile Kite in play that we have discussed elsewhere: Philly Train Wreck 2015-05-12 Quintile Kite

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The Hard Rectangle discussed on the May 15th post, involving Mars Opposite Saturn, is already in play here, and we think a major contributor to this even.  (But, again, we think that the Lunar Triseptile was the precipitating aspect.)

Philly Train Wreck 2015-05-12 Hard Rectangle

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Note that this pattern includes (1) the rising Saturn / setting Mars and (2) the 2nd house Pluto / 8th house Hygeia.  As we have said before, we think this pattern is dangerous.

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