Events bearing the characteristics of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will lead the news queue during May.
Eleven aspects in the Mars cycle will see military conflicts, war talk, saber rattling, acts of violence, rows, accidents and fires grabbing the headlines.
Mars events feature violence, guns, bombs, shootings, blood, speed, argumentation, military personnel, doctors, surgeons, police officers and fire fighters.
Progressed Moon is opposition progressed Uranus in the US chart
The dangerous, high-discord Mars days are: May 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 16, 17, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29
May 1: Progressed Mercury is opposition birthchart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > peak energy date is June 17
Progressed Moon is square progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age > peak energy date is May 3; progressed Moon is sesquisquare birth chart Sun > peak energy date is May 11; and progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Venus > end date is May 13.
These Moon progressions stimulate progressed Sun square birth chart Venus and forecasts political disorder, major problems involving a prominent woman or a female world leader/politician and adverse events involving women’s issues, art, the fashion and cosmetics industries and the social set.
Progressed Moon is trine progressed Neptune in the Aquarian Age chart > peak energy date is May 16. Neptune forecasts major news events involving schemes, oil, gas, chemical weapons, tear gas, pharmaceutical medicines, illegal drugs, aviation, planes, spies, the film industry, fraud, deception, white collar crime, confusion, chaos, uncertainty, hoaxes, lies, fake news
Progressed Moon is parallel birth chart Moon in the Aquarian Age chart > peak energy date is July 12. The forecast is for major news stores that focus on the basic food and housing needs of the general populace/civilian population
Progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Mars in the United Nations chart > peak energy data is May 3. This aspect forecasts strife for the UN, violent attacks on UN workers and dissension at the UN. It focuses on the UN’s role in dealing with wars and national/international disputes.
Progressed Moon is sextile progressed MC in the United Nations chart > end date is May 20. It stimulates progressed Mercury square progressed MC so talk and controversy at the UN cause the organization reputational damage
Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Mercury in the United Nations chart > peak energy date is November 24. The forecast is for a lot of talk, debate and controversy at the UN. The world organization releases important reports and makes important announcements – the veto is a contentious issue.
Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Uranus in the United Nations chart > peak energy date is November 29, 2017. This aspect stimulates progressed Sun inconjunct progressed Uranus so change and reform and dealing with radical world leaders and rogue countries are high on the UN’s agenda.
Uranus is parallel Saturn in Uranus cycle > end date is June 1. This aspect forecasts extreme ultra-conservatism, a loss of personal liberty, strikes and protests, setbacks for freedom fighters and libertarians, unrest ignited by poverty, losses for the technology sector, whistle-blower protection, radical actions by laborers and farmers, strikes by miners, reform and innovative planning, extreme weather events
Saturn is sextile Sun in Saturn cycle > end date is May 15. The forecast is for security/economic measures, cutbacks, fear and anxiety, calls for caution, political moves to alleviate hardship and suffering, destructive weather events, natural disasters
Jupiter is parallel Saturn in the Jupiter cycle > peak energy date is May 9. This aspect forecasts financial conservatism, frightened money markets, business acquisitions, cautious investing, spending cutbacks, financial aid for those suffering distress and hardship, tough justice, conservative legal decisions, religious fundamentalism
Mars is parallel Saturn and semisquare Uranus in Mars cycle > the forecast is for war fears, death and destruction, suicide/car/truck bombings, natural disasters, acts of violence, destructive weather events, industrial accidents, job losses in the manufacturing sector, strife for the mining sector, disputes involving farmers, protests by workers
May 2: Sun is sextile Neptune in the Sun cycle > activates progressed Moon trine progressed Neptune in the Aquarian Age chart – see start of report for event forecast
Sun is sesquisquare Moon and Saturn in the Sun cycle > activates the Moon-Saturn conjunction in the chart
May 3: Progressed Moon is square progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age chart > end date is May 30 – see start of report for event forecast
Progressed Moon is opposition birthchart Mars in the United Nations chart > see start of report for event forecast
Mars is sesquisquare Jupiter in the Mars cycle > the forecast is for financial strife, disputes over money, aggressive action by a bank, a trade war, religious inspired violence, legal disputes, an attack on a ship, shipping accidents
Progressed Moon parallel birthchart Mars in the United Nations chart starts > peak-energy date is December 21 – the forecast is for strife and violence affecting the UN and its workers. The UN is preoccupied dealing with national and international conflicts, wars and rows
May 4: Mars is parallel Mercury in Mars cycle > the forecast is for strife and controversy, dangerous-decisions, a war of words, aggressive action by the hot-heads, military action, hate-speech, academics, scientists, teachers and journalists are in harm’s way
May 5: Mars is trine Sun in Mars cycle > the forecast is for aggressive action by a world leader, a military attack, angry political exchanges, politically inspired violence, a show of military/political force, anger directed at a political leader
Mars cycle chart Washington
Transit Mars at 9 Gemini 47 in house 4 is trine Sun at 9 Aquarius 47 in house 1. Mars is cusp ruler of house 10 (the administration). Sun is cusp ruler of house 7 (the other country). Sun conjunction the ascendant indicates that America’s aggressive response is a reaction to a foreign power's provocation.
May 6: Mars is square Neptune in Mars cycle > this aspect forecasts strife and deception, fake violence, a chemical weapons attack, drug inspired violence, drug busts by the police, a plane crash, strife for an airline - Neptune rules submarines
Progressed Moon parallel Moon in the United Nations chart starts > peak-energy date is December 23 – the UN’s chief concerns are the welfare of ordinary people and meeting their basic food and shelter needs
May 7: Jupiter is inconjunct Neptune in the sky > peak energy dates are May 17 and July 5 – end date is July 14. Jupiter is the planet of finances, banks, currencies, courts, legal matters, ships, religion and ethics. Neptune is the planet of schemes, aviation, deception, lies, fake news, fraud, chemicals, oil, gas and drugs.
May 8: Jupiter inconjunct Moon in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak-energy date is May 23 – the forecast is for financial and food aid for the everyday people suffering hardship and starvation, financial assistance for the common people, new laws, legal decisions, religious leaders express concern for the welfare of civilians
May 9: Jupiter is parallel Saturn in the Jupiter cycle > end date is July 27 – see start of report for event forecast
Sun is trine Pluto in the Sun cycle > Pluto is the planet of groups, cooperation, teamwork, coercion, crime, corruption, inversion and double-speak
Saturn is trine Uranus in the sky > peak energy date is May 19 – end date is May 28. Saturn is the planet of security, conservatism, tradition, careful planning, preventative measures, acquisition, miners, farmers and old age. Uranus is the planet of extremism, radical action, sudden unexpected events, change, the very old or the very new, technology, reform, amazing discoveries, antiques and archeologists.
Progressed Moon square progressed Jupiter in the United Nations chart starts > peak date is June 7 – the forecast is for financial problems at the UN; member country’s fail to meet their financial obligations restricting the organizations ability to provide financial support to those suffering distress
South Koreans vote to elect a new President
May 10: Mars is square Neptune in the sky > peak energy date is May 11 – see May 6 for event forecast
May 11: Progressed Moon is sesquisquare birthchart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart > end date in June 6 – see start of report for event forecast
Sun is inconjunct Jupiter in the Sun cycle > activates Jupiter parallel Saturn in the Jupiter cycle – it reached peak power on May 9
May 13: Progressed Moon opposition birthchart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart ends
Sun is semisextile Uranus in Sun cycle > Uranus is the planet of extremists, radicals, unexpected events, protests, shocks and startling revelations
May 15: Saturn sextile Sun in Saturn cycle ends
May 16: Progressed Moon is trine Neptune in the Aquarian Age chart > end date is June 14 – see start of report for event forecast
Mars is inconjunct Mercury in Mars cycle > the forecast is for war talk, strife and controversy, car/truck bombings, a war of words, bomb/gun controversies – journalists are under fire
May 17: Mars is inconjunct Pluto in Mars cycle > the forecast is for escalating strife and a threat of war, a terror attack, military intimidation, violent coercion, gang warfare, a mass shooting, violent disunity
Jupiter is inconjunct Neptune in the sky > see May 7
May 18: Jupiter sesquisquare Neptune in the Jupiter cycle starts > end date is July 1 – the forecast is for financial confusion, uncertainty on money markets, inflationary pressures, higher oil and gas prices, financial troubles for an airline, bank fraud, big money in drugs, legal deceptions, fake financial/religious news
Sun is inconjunct Moon and Saturn in Sun cycle – another hit to Moon conjunction Saturn conjunction in the chart
Saturn semisquare Mercury in the Saturn cycle starts > peak-energy date is June 2 – the forecast is for security fears, security alerts, lapses in security, controversial security decisions, economic belt-tightening, bad news on the economic front, bad news on climate change, controversial climate policy announcements, reports of poverty and hardship, natural disasters, floods
Saturn cycle chart Yemen
Transit Saturn at 25 Sagittarius 26R in house 9 is semisquare Mercury at 10 Aquarius 26 in house 11.
The civil war in Yemen commenced in March 2015.
Since then, with over ten thousand people killed, three million internally displaced and seventeen million in need of food aid the country has endured the severe hardship and suffering indicated by Saturn conjunction the ascendant in its Saturn cycle chart.
In a press release on March 15, 2017 the UN Food and Agricultural Organization said ‘Twenty of the country's 22 governorates are in 'emergency' or 'crisis' food insecurity phases and almost two-thirds of the population are now facing hunger and urgently require life and livelihood-saving assistance’.
May 19: Saturn is trine Uranus in the sky – see May 9
Iranians vote to elect a new President
May 20: Progressed Moon sextile progressed MC in the United Nations chart ends
May 22: Mars is sextile Uranus in Mars cycle > this aspect forecasts surprise military moves, a truck attack, violent demonstrations, reforms to the manufacturing sector, a military exposé, unusual accidents
May 23: Jupiter is inconjunct Moon in the Jupiter cycle > end date is July 11 – see May 8 for event forecast
May 25: Mars is trine Jupiter in Mars cycle > this aspect forecasts reckless optimism, strife on money markets, a trade war, legal fights, increased military spending, religious inspired violence, an attack on the judiciary, new violence/gun laws
Sun parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle starts > peak energy date is June 1 – it activates Saturn semisquare Mercury in the Saturn cycle which started on May 18 and Mars opposition Saturn in the Mars cycle on May 27
May 26: Sun is sesquisquare and parallel Pluto in the Sun cycle > Pluto is the planet of groups, terror attacks, crime, coercion, the UN and disunity
Sun is sesquisquare Jupiter in the Sun cycle > it activates Mars trine Jupiter in the Mars cycle on May 25
May 27: Mars is opposition Saturn and sesquisquare Sun in Mars cycle > the forecast is for war fears, aggressive/hazardous moves by world leaders, military losses, political rows, security failures, destruction and despair, natural disasters
Mars cycle chart Washington
Transit Mars at 24 Gemini 22 in house 5 is opposition Saturn at 24 Sagittarius 22 in house 11 (Congress); sesquisquare Sun at 9 Gemini 47 in house 1 (the people); and moving to form a square aspect with Venus at 25 Pisces 45 in house 2 (money-matters). It’s a high-discord, very dangerous 72 hours.
May 28: Sun is semisextile Mars in Sun cycle > it activates Mars opposition Saturn in the Mars cycle on May 27
Mars is opposition Saturn in the sky > peak energy date is May 29 – see May 27
Saturn trine Uranus in the sky ends
May 29: Mars is square Venus in Mars cycle > the forecast is for acts of violence involving women, women warriors inflicting death and destruction, disputes involving women, accidents and fires
Sun is sextile Venus in Sun cycle > activates Mars square Venus in Mars cycle
Sun is semisquare Uranus in Sun cycle > Uranus is the planet of extremists, protests, demonstrations, reform, democracy, liberty, freedom fighting, shocks and surprises
May 30: Progressed Moon square progressed Sun in the Aquarian Age chart ends
Forecast data is per aspects in the sky, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus cycle charts, the Aquarian Age chart and the United Nations chart. Event forecast periods are indicated. For aspects in the sky the forecast period is when the two planets are within 1° and the aspect is at peak power. Events timed by Sun aspects in the Sun cycle have a 2 day time-frame (24 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time). Events timed by Mars aspects in the Mars cycle have a 3 day time-frame (36 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time) or 6 days (72 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time) if it’s a parallel aspect.
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