July 5, 2017 ongoing
September 3: North Korea successfully tests a hydrogen bomb designed to be mounted on its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), producing a greater yield than any of its previous nuclear tests.
Progressed Mercury was opposition birth chart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart.
August 31: The death toll from torrential monsoon rains and catastrophic floods (Saturn) across India, Pakistan and Bangladesh rises to 1,400 with 250,000 homes destroyed.
The loss and suffering is unrelenting.
Progressed Mars was inconjunct birth chart Moon and progressed Venus was conjunction progressed Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart.
August 29: North Korea fires a ballistic missile over the north of Japan, with residents urged to take shelter as the missile approached and Japan’s Prime Minister saying his country is facing a ‘serious and grave threat’.
Progressed Mercury was opposition birth chart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart; Mars was inconjunct Venus in the Mars cycle; and Sun was trine Mars in the Sun cycle.
North Korea’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to August 29, 2017
Progressed Mercury at 4 Cancer 24 in house 7 (the other country) was opposition birth chart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03 in house 1 (North Korea’s domestic agenda).
Progressed Mars at 18 Aries 00 is in house 3 (Japan and neighboring countries).
The missile launch was timed by transit Venus at 3 Leo 23 in house 7 inconjunct birth chart Mars; and transit Mars at 25 Leo 18 in house 8 inconjunct birth chart Mercury.
August 25: Hurricane Harvey – The Texas Storm – makes landfall near Rockport, Texas at 10pm CDT as a category 4 hurricane with maximum winds of 130 mph.
Progressed Mercury – planet of wind – was opposition birth chart Mars – planet of destruction – in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mercury and Mars are conjunction the eclipse in the solar eclipse chart.
US Aquarian Age chart progressed to August 25, 2017
Progressed Mercury at 4 Cancer 23 in house 12 – the planet of wind – and cusp ruler (Virgo) of house 4 (natural disasters) was opposition birth chart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03 in house 6 (food, grocery stores and sickness); and progressed Venus at 7 Taurus 18 in house 11 (Congress) – the co-ruler (Libra intercepted) of house 4 – was conjunction progressed Saturn – the planet of storms, floods, hardship and suffering – at 7 Taurus 27 in house 11.
Saturn is co-ruler of house 8 (death, debt and insurance).
Hurricane Harvey was timed by transit Mercury at 4 Virgo 27R in house 3 sextile progressed Mercury and trine birthchart Mars; and transit MC at 29 Libra 20 in house 4 sesquisquare birth chart Venus in house 9 and transit Mars at 23 Leo 29 in house 2 trine birth chart Saturn in house 10.
August 18: Donald Trump fires Steve Bannon his chief strategist and a driving force behind his anti-globalisation and pro-nationalist agenda.
Uranus (in house 10) of the Leo lunation chart was square the Sun-Moon-Mars conjunction (in house 1).
Donald Trump’s chart progressed to August 18, 2017
Progressed Uranus at 21 Gemini 18 in house 10 and cusp ruler of house 6 (employees) was opposition birth chart Moon at 21 Sagittarius 12 in house 4; and progressed Jupiter at 24 Libra 04 in house 3 was square birthchart Saturn at 23 Cancer 49 in house 11 (advisors).
The event was timed by transit Venus at 21 Cancer 13 in house 11 and transit Saturn at 21 Sagittarius 13R in house 4 activating the progressed Uranus-birth chart Moon opposition; and transit ascendant at 23 Libra 22 in house 3 activating the progressed Jupiter – birth chart Saturn square.
August 17: Spain and the world experience an Earth-shaking moment when fourteen people die and dozens are injured when a van ploughs (Mars) into tourist crowds (Pluto) into Barcelona's Las Ramblas area.
And on August 18 Spanish police (Mars) kill five suspected terrorists (Mars-Uranus) wearing fake explosive belts (Mars) in the town of Cambrils preventing a second attack.
Mars was inconjunct Mercury and Pluto in the Mars cycle; Mars was square Uranus in the Leo lunation chart; and transit Mars was trine progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart activating progressed Mercury opposition birth chart Mars.
(Spain also experiences a partial eclipse of the Sun on August 21, 2017.)
August 8, 2017: The Washington Post (Mercury) reports that North Korea has produced nuclear weapons (Pluto) for ballistic missile delivery; Donald Trump warns (Pluto) that North Korea ‘will be met with fire and fury (Mars) like the world has never seen’ if it continues to threaten (Pluto) the United States; and North Korea responds saying it is ‘carefully examining’ (Mercury) a plan to strike the US Pacific territory of Guam with missiles (Mars).
Progressed Mercury was opposition birth chart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was parallel Sun in the Mars cycle.
Donald Trump’s chart progressed to August 8, 2017
Progressed Mars at 9 Libra 39 in house 2 was square birthchart Mercury at 8 Cancer 52 in house 11 and sextile birth chart Pluto at 10 Leo 03 in house 12; and progressed Moon at 3 Leo 29 in house 12 was semisquare birth chart Uranus at 17 Gemini 54 in house 10 and cusp ruler of house 7 – the enemy.
Trump’s inflammatory outburst was timed by transit Venus at 9 Cancer 21 conjunction birth chart Mercury and square progressed Mars; and transit Mars at 12 Leo 20 conjunction progressed Pluto.
Transit Saturn at 21 Sagittarius 24R was opposition progressed Uranus.
US Aquarian Age chart progressed to August 8, 2017
Progressed Mercury at 4 Cancer 18 in house 12 was opposition birth chart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03 in house 6; and progressed Moon at 18 Virgo 01 in house 3 was inconjunct progressed Mars at 17 Aries57 in house 10 (the Trump administration).
Trump’s ‘fire and fury like the world has never seen’ warning to North Korea was timed by transit Mercury at 10 Virgo 50 in house 3 sesquisquare birth chart Mercury in house 7 – North Korea.
August 3, 2017: In another Earth-shaking week in US politics the media report (Mercury) that a Grand Jury – a group of ordinary citizens who work in secret, behind closed doors, to consider evidence and potential criminal wrongdoing that special counsel Robert Mueller (Pluto) is investigating – has been convened in the Trump-Russia probe with subpoenas being issued to Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and a Russian lawyer.
And transcripts of telephone conversations (Mercury) between Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on January 27, 2017 are leaked – confidential information secretly released by secret enemies (house 12) – to US media (Mercury).
Progressed Mercury was opposition birth chart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart; and Jupiter was square Pluto in the sky.
US Aquarian Age chart progressed to August 3, 2017
Progressed Mercury at 4 Cancer 17 in house 12 (secret investigations, confidential information and secret enemies) was opposition birth chart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03 in house 6. The release of the report and the publication of the transcripts was timed by transit Venus at 3 Cancer 57 conjunction progressed Mercury.
Donald Trump’s chart progressed to August 3, 2017
Progressed Mars at 9 Libra 38 in house 2 was sextile birth chart Pluto – planet of criminal activity – at 10 Leo 03 in house 12 (crime, criminal investigations and grand juries).
The release of the report was timed by transit Sun at 11 Leo 51 conjunction progressed Pluto at 12 Leo 00 and transit Mars at 9 Leo 21 conjunction birth chart Pluto.
With a very active house 12 Trump has a truck-load of secret enemies.
July 28, 2017: In an Earth-shaking week in US politics Anthony Scaramucci goes on a vulgar rant (Mars-Mercury), Donald Trump gives a bizarre speech (Uranus) to the Boy Scouts of America, the Senate rejects (Saturn) a measure to repeal parts of the healthcare system; and Donald Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus, resigns.
Progressed Mercury was opposition birth chart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart; and Uranus – planet of change and bizarre happenings – was in house 10 (the administration) of US Leo lunation chart.
Reince Priebus’ chart progressed to July 27, 2017
According to Priebus (on CNN) he gave Donald Trump his resignation on July 27, 2017.
Progressed Mercury at 16 Aries 23 in house 5 – the cusp ruler of house 10 (his career) – was opposition birth chart Uranus – planet of sudden change – at 17 Libra 03R in house 11 (his friends and colleagues).
His resignation was timed by transit Mercury at 2 Virgo 04 in house 9 sesquisquare progressed Mercury.
And progressed Sun at 13 Taurus 10 in house 6 (his work) was conjunction birthchart Venus at 13 Taurus 24.
The change to his work was timed by transit Venus at 25 Gemini 42 in house 7 conjunction progressed Venus at 25 Gemini 44.
With progressed Mercury opposition birth chart Uranus (a highly discordant tension packed, nerve-wracking aspect) Priebus will probably be glad to be out of the White House environment.
His chart data, from collector Viktor, is available on Astro-Databank.
In Donald Trump’s chart progressed Moon in house 12 was conjunction progressed Saturn – planet of loss – and semisquare birth chart Uranus – planet of sudden change in house 10.
Saturn and Uranus are the cusp rulers of house 6 (White house staff and employees).
Priebus’ resignation was timed by transit Midheaven parallel birth chart Uranus.
July 27, 2017: North Korea successfully launches an intercontinental ballistic missile.
The rogue country confirmed that the missile (Mars) flew for 47 minutes and 12 seconds, reached a maximum altitude of 3,724.9 kilometers and flew for 998 kilometers.
It was the second ICBM launch this month by North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and was meant as a ‘stern warning’ (Mars) for the United States (house 7).
North Korea’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to July 27, 2017
Progressed Mercury in house 7 was opposition birth chart Mars in house 1; and progressed Moon in house 9 was inconjunct progressed Mars in house 3 (China, South Korea and Japan).
The launch – on July 27, 2017 – was timed by transit Mars at 4 Leo 33 in house 7 semisextile progressed Mercury at 4 Cancer 15 and inconjunct birth chart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03.
July 22, 2017: Donald Trump fires off (Mars) ten early morning tweets (house 9) complaining (Saturn) about the investigation into possible Russian meddling in his 2016 campaign (Uranus), while insisting that he has ‘complete power (Sun) to pardon’.
The tweets touched on a the wide variety of topics ranging from the Russia investigation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Hillary Clinton, the health care effort and the newly appointed White House communications director.
In one tweet Mr Trump said: ‘While all agree the US President has the complete power (Sun) to pardon, why think of that when only crime (Pluto and house 12) so far is LEAKS against us. FAKE NEWS (Neptune-Mercury).’
Donald Trump’s chart progressed to July 22, 2017
Progressed Mars at 9 Libra 37 in house 2 (cusp ruler of house 9 – tweets) was square birth chart Mercury in house 9 at 8 Cancer 52 and sextile birth chart Pluto at 10 Leo 03 in house 12.
Transit Mercury at 26 Leo 24 in house 12 was conjunction birth chart Mars activating all the Mars progressions.
Progressed Moon at 2 Leo 51 in house 12 was conjunction progressed Saturn – planet of complaining – and semisquare birth chart Uranus (in house 10) – the cusp ruler of house 7 (Russia).
Sun conjunction (prominence) Uranus (cusp ruler of house 7 – Russia) in house 10 of Trump’s chart reveals why the Russia investigation is such a prominent feature of his presidency.
And with Mercury (news) square Neptune (fake) he insists that the media are peddling FAKE NEWS.
The Sun – his dominant planet – marks for a dominant drive for power and an over-the-top sense of self-importance.
It has now progressed into house 1 (his personality) and he has ‘complete power to pardon’.
July 18, 2017: An Earth-shaker for America and President Trump.
Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapse (Saturn) in the US Senate (house 11), dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
Donald Trump’s chart progressed to July 18, 2017
Saturn – planet of loss – is in house 11 (the Senate) and progressed Moon is conjunction the progressed Saturn-progressed MC conjunction in house 12 (disappointments).
Transit Sun was parallel birth chart Saturn activating all the Saturn progressions.
July 14, 2017: Maybe not an Earth-shaker but it could be.
A former Soviet counterintelligence officer, Rinat Akhmetshin, says he attended the June 2016 meeting (Mercury) with Donald Trump Jr. adding to allegations of possible connections between Moscow and the November election.
Transit Mars was opposition birth chart Mercury in the Aquarian Age chart and Mars was sesquisquare Neptune in the Mars cycle.
July 11, 2017: Following a report in the New York Times (Mercury) on July 10 Donald Trump Jr. releases an email chain (Uranus) showing he eagerly agreed to meet with a Russian government lawyer (Uranus) in June 2016 to obtain incriminating information on his father's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
In the US chart progressed Moon was opposition progressed Uranus and sesquisquare birth chart Mercury.
US chart progressed July 11, 2017
Progressed Moon at 9 Sagittarius 05 in house 7 was opposition birth chart Uranus – planet of emails and sensational revelations – at 8 Gemini 57 in house 1; and sesquisquare birth chart Mercury – planet of newspapers – at 24 Cancer 28R in house 3 (The New York Times).
The report in The New York Times that was published on July 10, 2017 – the event mapped by progressed Moon sesquisquare birth chart Mercury – was timed by transit Mars at 23 Cancer 40 in house 3 conjunction birth chart Mercury; and Trump’s startling release of the email chain on July 11 – the event mapped by progressed Moon opposition birth chart Uranus – was time by transit Venus at 7 Gemini 16 conjunction progressed Uranus at 7 Gemini 05 in house 12 (secret meetings).
Donald Trump's chart progressed to July 11, 2017
From Donald Trump’s perspective the event involving his son is a fifth house event and major events involving his children can only occur when the rulers of this house are involved in major progressed aspects.
In his chart Jupiter is the ruler of house 5 (Sagittarius on cusp) and Saturn is the co-ruler (Capricorn is intercepted).
On July 11, 2017 progressed Jupiter at 24 Libra 03 in house 3 was square birth chart Saturn at 23 Cancer 49 in house 11 (Congress); and progressed MC at 2 Leo 20 was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn at 2 Leo 45 in house 12 (secret meetings).
These major aspects became active on June 24 when progressed Moon moved to form a conjunction aspect with progressed Saturn.
It reached peak power on July 20 and mapped a 2 month window during which major events mapped by the major progressed aspects involving Saturn could occur.
The release the email chain by his son on July 11, 2017 – the event mapped by progressed Jupiter square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn and progressed MC conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn – was timed by transit Mars at 24 Cancer 18 in house 11 conjunction birth chart Saturn and square progressed Jupiter.
Transit MC in house 10 at 21 Gemini 01 was conjunction progressed Uranus at 21 Gemini 18 and opposition birth chart Moon at 21 Sagittarius 12 activating their progressed opposition aspect.
The very prominent coverage the event received puts the focus on progressed MC conjunction progressed Saturn in house 12.
Progressed Jupiter and progressed ascendant in Trump’s chart are in the third decanate (sub-section) of Libra – Lupus, the wolf.
As the decanate of expiation it marks for a peculiar fatality involving the misuse of mental cleverness for unfair advantage that can result in a fatal mistake and personal tragedy. And it appears that Donald Trump's peculiar fatality may involve his son (Jupiter).
In Trump’s chart progressed MC conjunction progressed Saturn is under strong stimulation from progressed Moon and major events pertaining to this aspect can occur on July 23, 24 and 25 when transit Mars and transit Sun move to form conjunction aspects with progressed MC and progressed Saturn.
Kellyanne Conway's chart progressed to January 22, 2017
Kellyanne Conway is Donald Trump’s counselor and on July 11 she was out and about vigorously defending the actions of Donald Trump Jr.
Her Earth-shaking moment occurred on January 22, 2017 when she claimed that Sean Spicer used ‘alternative facts’ when he falsely called the crowds at Trump’s swearing in ceremony ‘the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around the globe.’
At this time in her chart progressed Sun at 20 Pisces 19 in house 1 had moved to form a high-discord opposition aspect with birth chart Pluto at 20 Virgo 26R in house 7.
And progressed Moon at 24 Pisces 42 in house 1 was conjunction birthchart Saturn at 25 Pisces 28 and trine birthchart Neptune – planet of spin – at 24 Scorpio 00 in house 9 (television).
Pluto is Conway’s dominant planet and it’s the planet of inversion, double speak, misinformation and the deliberate distortion of facts. Inversion is frequently employed by politicians to create a public opinion favorable to some group (Pluto) or its purpose.
And like her boss Conway has a very active house 12.
Conway’s ‘alternative facts’ comment that was made on January 22, 2017 – the event mapped by progressed Sun opposition birth chart Pluto – was timed by transit Venus at 19 Pisces 40 in house 1 conjunction progressed Sun and opposition birth chart Pluto.
In her chart Jupiter (the planet of wealth), Saturn (the planet of fear and insecurity) and Neptune (the planet of easy money) form a ‘lucky’ grand trine and Conway’s personal wealth is estimated at $40 million; but with the Moon in house 2 her personal income stream constantly fluctuates and with Mars in house 8 her joint finances are a battlefield.
Her chart data, from collector Viktor, is available on Astro-Databank.
July 5, 2017: The United Nations holds North Korea emergency session (Mars).
North Korea pursues a weapons program (Mars) in defiance of Security Council sanctions.
China’s UN ambassador, Liu Jieyi, tells the Security Council meeting that the missile launch was a ‘flagrant violation’ of UN resolutions and ‘unacceptable’.
US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, tells the Security Council that the US is prepared to use military force (Mars) to defend itself and its allies.
Haley said the United States would propose new UN sanctions on North Korea and warned that Washington was prepared to cut off trade (Jupiter) with countries doing business (house 10) with North Korea in violation of UN resolutions.
Progressed Mercury was opposition birth chart Mars (emergency situations) in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was square Uranus (sudden shocks and extreme emergencies) in the Mars cycle.
The UN chart progressed to July 5, 2017
Birth chart Mars – planet of emergency situations – is at 23 Cancer 59 in house 4.
Progressed MC (the UN’s reputation and publicity) at 23 Pisces 46 in house 12 was trine (luck) birth chart Mars; and progressed Mercury – planet of talks and negotiations – at 23 Sagittarius 13 in house 9 (the meeting room) – was inconjunct birth chart Mars.
Progressed Moon at 26 Capricorn 11 in house 10 was opposition birth chart Mars.
This Moon progression ups the level of Mars energy and maps a two month window when events forecast by the major Mars progressions can occur.
The Security Council emergency session that was held on July 5, 2017 – the event mapped by progressed Mercury inconjunct birth chart Mars – was timed by transit Saturn at 23 Sagittarius o3R in house 9 conjunction progressed Mercury and transit MC at 24 Virgo 02 in house 6 square birth chart Mars.
The chart is set for 3.00pm New York time.
July 4, 2017: For the first time North Korea successfully test-launches a new intercontinental ballistic missile (Mars-Pluto) which flew a trajectory that would allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska.
Progressed Mercury was opposition birthchart Mars and progressed MC was square progressed Pluto in North Korea's Aquarian Age chart.
North Korea’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to July 4, 2017
Birth chart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03 is in house 1 – North Korea's domestic agenda. Mars is the planet of weapons, aggressive force, provocation, brinkmanship and belligerence.
Progressed Mercury at 4 Cancer 08 is in house 7 – foreign policy, enemies and the international community. Mercury is the planet of talks, meetings, negotiations and controversy.
The intercontinental ballistic missile launch that occurred on July 4, 2017 – the event mapped by progressed Mercury opposition birth chart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart – was timed by transit ascendant in house 3 at 3 Aries 23 square progressed Mercury and birth chart Mars.
Mars was opposition Pluto in the sky.
The launch occurred in the morning so the chart is set for 9.00am Local Time, Pyongyang.
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