Global cycle charts

In the absence of accurate birth charts for countries Hermetic astrology utilizes global cycle charts.

They’re forecast models that picture an astrological freeze-frame that defines what’s inclined to occur in regard to the mundane matters they rule.

There are 8 cycle charts.

Each country has its own set.

The chart is calculated for a country’s administrative capital.

The lunation and Sun cycle charts

A new Moon occurs roughly every 29 days.

It’s known as the lunation.

A new Moon chart is calculated for the time of the Moon-Sun conjunction.

It’s a general event chart providing a general forecast of domestic events and conditions that can occur during its forecast period.

Events occur as the Moon and Sun by transit progression form aspects with the planets in the chart.

The astrological year commences when the Sun enters Aries around March 21 each year.

The Sun cycle chart is calculated for this time.

It has a one year time-frame.

It’s a general event chart providing a general for forecast of domestic events and conditions that can occur during its forecast period.

Events occur as the Sun by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.

The major cycle charts

The Mars cycle commences when Mars in the sky moves from south to north declination.

It has an approximate 2 year time frame.

It’s a specific event chart that forecasts events that bear the mark of Mars – strife, war, conflict, violence, fire and accident.

Events occur as Mars by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.

The Jupiter cycle commences when Jupiter in the sky moves from south to north declination.

It has an approximate 12 year time frame.

It’s a specific event chart that forecasts events of the Jupiter type only – finances, selling, rising prices, commerce, trade, expansion and religion.

Events occur as Jupiter by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.

The Saturn cycle starts when Saturn in the sky moves from south to north declination.

It has an approximate 28 year time frame.

It’s a specific event chart that forecasts events that bear Saturn’s signature – conservatism, security, falling prices, hardship, loss and suffering.

Events occur as Saturn by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.

The Uranus cycle starts when Uranus in the sky moves from south to north declination.

It has an approximate 84 year time frame.

It’s a specific event chart that forecasts events of the Uranus type only – sudden, unexpected developments, extremism, radical action and social unrest.

Events occur as Uranus by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.

The Neptune cycle starts when Neptune in the sky moves from south to north declination.

It has an approximate 164 year time frame.

It’s a specific event chart that forecasts events that bear the mark of Neptune – idealistic change, schemes, deception, complexity and confusion.

Events occur as Neptune by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.

The Pluto cycle starts when Pluto in the sky moves from south to north declination.

It has an approximate 248 year time frame.

It’s a specific event chart that forecasts events of the Pluto type only – group activity, coercion, compulsory cooperation, crime and drastic action.

Events occur as Pluto by transit progression forms aspects with the planets in the chart.


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