July 2018: A record-breaking heat wave affects large areas of Japan, Korea, and Manchuria.
Many areas in Japan experience temperatures in excess of 35°C, and on July 23 Kumagaya records a maximum temperature of 41.1 °C – the highest ever recorded in the country.
August 2018: A period of unusually hot weather results in record-breaking temperatures and wildfires in many parts of Europe.
August-September 2018: Wildfires burn across California.
A total of 6,153 fires cause over $2.835 billion in damages, including $1.279 billion in fire suppression costs.
Mars is the planet of heat waves and wildfires.
August 14: The Ponte Morandi viaduct collapses on the A10 motorway in Genoa, Italy. 43 people are killed with many injured or displaced. 35 cars and three heavy vehicles are involved in the accident.
Mars is the planet of accidents.
September 2: A massive fire destroys most of the Paço de São Cristóvão, which houses the National Museum of Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro.
The museum holds important archaeological and anthropological objects, including the remains of the Luzia Woman, Marajoara vases and Egyptian mummies. Everything was lost.
Mars is the planet of fires.
September 12: Russia launches its largest ever war games.
Hundreds of thousands of Russian troops, more than 1,000 aircraft, about 36,000 tanks and 80 warships are involved. The Chinese military joined in.
A retired Russian general said the giant war games (Mars) come as a warning (Pluto) to the US against ramping up pressure on Russia. NATO shuddered.
Mars is the planet of war games.
The Aquarian Age chart
In the Aquarian Age chart progressed Mars moved to form a parallel aspect with progressed Pluto in June 2015 > peak power date is December 19, 2018 > end date is July 11, 2022.
In April 2018 progressed Mars moves to form a parallel aspect with birth chart Pluto > peak power date is November 21, 2021 > end date is July 20, 2025.
So for ten years – from June 2015 to July 2025 – progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart is parallel Pluto.
Mars is the planet of war, conflict, hostility, disputes, fights, aggressive action, violence, bombings, shootings, explosions, military matters, military personal, police officers, guns, gun violence, alcohol, accidents, fires, fire fighters, blood on the carpet and manufacturing.
Pluto is the planet of groups, the international community (UN), cooperative agreement, division, disunity, drastic tactics, coercive enforcement, threats, bullying, harassment, stonewalling, dictators, tyrants, terrorists, rogue countries, nuclear weapons, insidious barbaric behavior, swamp monsters, thugs, crime and corruption.
Progressed Mars parallel Pluto is sending a red alert
International tensions have escalated throughout 2018.
Mars is the planet of disputes and Pluto is the planet of disagreement and disunity.
America and the European Union are far from unified.
America is squabbling with itself over Donald Trump.
Britain is squabbling with itself over Brexit.
The European Union is squabbling with itself over immigration.
There’s a trade war that’s causing heavy financial casualties.
Britain and its allies are conflicting with Russia.
Saudi Arabia is squabbling with Canada.
Canada is squabbling with America.
America is squabbling with Turkey.
Australia has poor diplomatic relations with China.
The dictator countries – China and Russia – maintain unity of purpose through authoritarian control.
Military might is the anthem Russia marches to.
Militarism is expanding.
Mars is the plant of military force, military expansion, displays of military might and war games. It’s a hawk that’s always on a war footing.
Pluto is the planet that uses subtle force, threats, intimidation, warnings and pressure tactics to get what it wants.
America’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to November 19, 2018
Chart data is: January 19, 1881 at 3.56.42pm EST (77W01; 38N53)
Progressed Mars in house 10 (the administration and business) is parallel Pluto in house 11 (Congress) from June 2015 to July 2025.
Britain’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to November 19, 2018
Chart data is: January 19, 1881 at 8.56.42pm GMT (00W06; 51N36)
Progressed Mars in house 8 (taxes, debt and death) is parallel Pluto in house 9 (trade, legal matters and treaties) from June 2015 to July 2025.
Russia’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to November 19, 2018
Chart data is: January 19, 1881 at 11.56.42pm UTC (37E35; 5N45)
Progressed Mars in house 7 (the international community, relations with foreign power, disputes and war) is parallel Pluto in house 8 (debt, taxes death, tariffs and other country’s money) from June 2015 to July 2025.
China’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to November 19, 2018
Chart data is January 20, 1881 at 5.56.42am BST (116E25; 39N55)
Progressed Mars in house 4 (land, territories, mining, homes, housing, weather events and natural disasters) is parallel Pluto in house 5 (speculation, share market, children, teenagers, birth rate, schools, entertainment and sport) from June 2015 to July 2025.
In the Sun section of the Aquarian Age (1881-2188) countries will compete and strive for world dominance. World War 3 seems inevitable.
The stakes are high: A system of world government defined by representative democracy and personal freedom or authoritarian dictatorship and enforced personal control.
Astrology for Aquarius – sharing our knowledge