Aquarius: A snapshot of January 2019

A timeline-summary of the major astro-events that define and explain what’s going on in January 2019.

***In the Aquarian Age chart…

The equinox pointer is square progressed Pluto > this high-discord aspect defines a major world trend highlighted by groups, division, disunity, coercion, threats, intimidation, duress, subtle methods and crime

Major progressed Moon is parallel progressed Pluto > peak power date is January 6 > major aspect progressed Mars parallel birth chart Pluto is stimulated > end date is March 24 > Mars is the planet of strife, conflict, disputation, violence, war, weapons, military moves, troop movements, accidents and fires

Major progressed Moon is parallel birth chart Venus > peak power date is January 20 > Venus is the planet of women, women’s issues, the arts and peace moves > end date is April 8

Major progressed Moon is parallel birth chart Uranus > peak power date is February 5 > Uranus is the planet of extreme events, radical action, revolts, freedom, discontentment, social unrest, protests, exposé and sudden shocks > end date is April 24

On January 3 major progressed Moon square progressed Mercury starts > peak power date is February 4 > major aspect progressed Mercury sextile (opportunity) progressed Saturn is stimulated > end date is March 9 > Mercury is the planet of science, education, talk, discussion, debate and controversy

Sky data and cycle chart aspects

Saturn in the sky is parallel Pluto all month and progressed Pluto is parallel Saturn in the Pluto cycle > peak power date is September 6, 2019 > these high-discord astrological events forecast a growth in far-right groups, a swing to far-right conservatism, falling prices, an economic slump, drastic falls, a debt crisis, protectionist trade policies, compulsory austerity measures, harrowing times for farmers, drastic security measures, security threats, security breaches, cyber security measures, disinformation campaigns, destructive weather events, storms and floods, an excess of greed and selfishness, and a shortage of cooperation

Jupiter in the sky is parallel Saturn all month

Explainer: The parallel aspect has a 1° orb of influence > Jupiter parallel Saturn reaches peak power on January 28, 2019 at 3.06am GMT > Jupiter and Saturn are the business planets > Jupiter’s hope and optimism prompts people to buy and Saturn’s fear and pessimism prompts them to sell

Jupiter in the sky is square Neptune all month

Explainer: This aspect has a 10° orb of influence > it commenced in late November 2018 and had some influence over the market uncertainty (chaos) that occurred in late December, 2018 > it reaches peak power on January 13, 2019 at 6.58pm GMT > Jupiter is the planet of finances and Neptune is the planet of stocks (shares) and stock companies

Jupiter in the sky is parallel Pluto all month

Explainer: Jupiter parallel Pluto commenced December 14, 2018 > it reaches peak power on January 14, 2019 at 5.06am GMT

January 1: Progressed Uranus is parallel Jupiter in the Uranus cycle > end date is May 9, 2019

Progressed Uranus is opposition Saturn in the Uranus cycle > peak power date is February 19, 2019 > a high discord astrological event marked by extremism, hard-right conservatism, hardship for migrants and asylum seekers, economic shocks, fear and panic, protests and demonstrations, setbacks for the technology sector, slumps for technology stocks, extreme economic sanctions, unexpected reversals, sudden losses, extreme weather events, electrical storms, sudden storms and floods

Progressed Pluto is square Venus in the Pluto cycle > end date is January 24

Progressed Saturn semisquare Sun in the Saturn cycle starts > peak power date is January 11 > end date is January 19 > world leaders (Sun) suffer loss – they’re having a tough time

January 2: The 2019 Mars cycle starts at 12.56.45am GMT

January 5: Progressed Jupiter square Moon in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is January 10 > end date is January 15

Jupiter is the planet of finances, trade, commerce, legal matters and religion > the Jupiter cycle is very active > see January 18, 19, 22 and 25

January 6: Progressed Sun parallel Pluto in the Sun cycle starts > peak power date is January 13 > end date is January 18

January 11: Progressed Sun is conjunction Pluto in the Sun cycle

January 13: Jupiter is square Neptune in the sky

January 14: Jupiter is parallel Pluto in the sky

***Mars discord peaks January 16 to January 19

January 17: Progressed Mars is sesquisquare Moon and square Sun in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun is square Uranus in the Sun cycle

January 18: Progressed Mars is square Saturn and trine Jupiter in the Mars cycle

Progressed Jupiter sextile Mars in the Jupiter cycle starts > Mars is the planet of military matters and manufacturing > peak power date is January 23 > end date is January 28

January 19: Progressed Jupiter sextile Sun in the Jupiter cycle starts > Sun is the planet of world leaders and politics > peak power date is January 24 > end date is January 29

January 21: Mars is square Saturn in the sky > this aspect forecasts destructive weather events > heat waves and wildfires in the southern hemisphere and snow storms and cold waves in the northern > the event time frame is ± 7 days

January 22: Progressed Jupiter sextile Saturn in the Jupiter cycle starts > Saturn signs for fear, falls, contraction and economy > peak power date is January 28 > end date is February 3

January 25: Progressed Jupiter semisquare Mercury in the Jupiter cycle starts > Mercury signs for talk, discussion and controversy > peak power date is January 30 > end date is February 5

January 26: Mars is parallel Neptune in the sky > this aspect forecasts disputes, drug related violence, accidents, fires, dangerous deception, a drug bust or plane crash > the event time-frame is ± 5 days

January 27: Progressed Sun parallel Jupiter in the Sun cycle starts > peak power date is January 31 > end date is February 4

January 31: Progressed Mars is square Pluto in the Mars cycle > drastic violence, a terror attack, violent crime, accidents, fires

The Capricorn lunation

Data is: January 6, 2019 at 1.28am GMT

The Sun and Moon are conjunction Saturn, sextile Neptune and conjunction Pluto.

Saturn – the planet of fear, loss, panic, suffering, storm, flood and hardship – and Pluto – the planet of groups, division, disunity, drastic events, computers, cybercrime and coercion – will play a prominent role in global affairs from January 6 to February 4, 2019

America’s new Moon chartChart data is: January 5, 2019 at 8.28pm EST (77W01; 38N53)

The Sun, Moon, Mercury, Saturn and Pluto are in house 5 > it’s where the action is so events pertaining to Wall Street, children and entertainment will top the news queue.

Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 6 (government employees) and house 7 (overseas developments) – is very high in discord > it looks like Wall Street is in for a battering – heavy, heavy falls and a major crash – with Pluto taking drastic action > there’s widespread fear – it’s the dominant feeling and mood

This chart cannot be viewed in isolation > there’s a convergence of discord involving house 5 in America’s chart and Donald Trump’s chart

***In America’s chart…

Major progressed Moon is parallel progressed Uranus > peak power date is July 17, 2019 > Uranus – the planet of disruption, shocks and sudden, unexpected events – is in house 12 (secret enemies, the FBI, spies, crime and disappointment) > end date is June 20, 2021

Major progressed Moon is semisextile birth chart Pluto > peak power date is January 24 > major aspect progressed Sun semisquare birth chart Pluto is stimulated > progressed Sun is in house 11 (Congress) and Pluto is in house 9 (legal matters, the constitution, courts, Supreme Court and trade) > end date is February 22

On January 4 major progressed Moon trine progressed Venus starts > peak power date is February 5 > major aspect progressed Venus square birth chart Pluto is stimulated > progressed Venus is in house 12 (hidden activity, crime and prisons) and Pluto is in house 9 (court cases, trials and verdicts) > end date is March 8

On January 14 major progressed Moon semisquare birth chart Midheaven starts > peak power date is February 11 > major aspect progressed Midheaven conjunction birth chart Saturn is stimulated > the Midheaven-Saturn conjunction is in house 5 > end date is March 12 > see America’s new Moon chart

***In Donald Trump’s chart…

Major progressed Moon is sextile birth chart Sun > end date is January 21 > major aspect progressed Sun semisquare (friction) birth chart Jupiter is stimulated > Jupiter in house 2 (his personal finances) is the cusp ruler of house 5 (Wall Street) and house 8 (his tax returns)

Major progressed Moon is semisextile birth chart Saturn > peak power date is January 18 > major aspect progressed Jupiter square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn is stimulated > end date is February 13 > Saturn – the planet of walls and falls – in house 11 (Congress) is the intercepted ruler of house 5 (Wall Street)

Major progressed Moon is semisquare (friction) birth chart Mercury > end date is January 19 > Mercury – the planet of discussion, debate and controversy – is in house 11 (Congress)

On January 4 major progressed Moon sextile progressed Jupiter starts > peak power date is January 31 > major aspect progressed Jupiter square (obstacle) birth chart Saturn is stimulated > end date is February 26 > Jupiter is the planet of trade and Saturn is the planet of tariffs > both planets rule house 5 (Wall Street) > see America’s new Moon chart

On January 6 major progressed Moon square birth chart Midheaven starts > peak power date is February 2 > major aspect progressed Midheaven conjunction progressed Saturn (in house 12 – crime, disappointment and isolation) is stimulated > end date is February 28 > in America’s chart progressed Midheaven is conjunction birth chart Saturn in house 5 > see America’s new Moon chart

***In China’s chart…

On January 2 progressed Moon parallel progressed Pluto starts > peak power date is April 11 > end date is July 11

On January 18 progressed Moon parallel birth chart Pluto starts > peak power date is April 26 > end date is July 26

On January 30 progressed Moon parallel progressed Sun starts > peak power date is May 4 > end date is July 31

Major aspect progressed Sun trine progressed Pluto is stimulated > progressed Sun (China’s leadership) is in house 10 (the administration and business activity) and Pluto (subtle force, coercion, crime, websites and cyber espionage) is in house 7 (foreign powers, international relations, disputes and war)

***In the United Nation’s chart…

On January 15 progressed Mercury sesquisquare progressed Pluto starts > peak power date is October 5, 2019

On January 22 progressed Mars square progressed Jupiter starts > peak power date is February 3, 2021

Forecast data and periods

Aspects in the sky have a wide time-frame that’s determined by the aspect’s orb of influence. The date indicated is when the aspect is at peak power.

Aspects formed by Mars in the Mars cycle have a 3 day time-frame (36 hours either side of the indicated peak date) or 6 days (72 hours either side of the indicated peak date) if it’s a parallel aspect.

Aspects formed by the Sun in the Sun cycle have a 2 day time-frame (24 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time).

Events related to a designated aspect can occur during its forecast period.

The time data for aspects in the sky is from Raphael’s Ephemeris.


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