Global events calendar and forecast: August 2018

Forecast data is per aspects in the Aquarian Age chart, America’s chart, Donald Trump’s chart, Emmanuel Macron’s chart and the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Uranus, and Pluto cycle charts.

Forecast period is August 11 – September 9, 2018

The Leo new Moon occurs August 11, 2018 at 9.57.46am GMT

It is conjunction Mercury, square Jupiter and sesquisquare Saturn.

The prominence of Mercury signs for a month of talk and controversy.

Jupiter and Saturn afflicting the Sun-Moon conjunction forecast events having an adverse effect on the business sector, finances, global trade and farmers.

America’s new Moon chart

Chart data is: August, 11, 2018 at 5.57.46am EDT; 77W01; 38N53

The Sun, Moon and Mercury in house 1 dominate the chart.

They are all high in discord.

House 1 (the people and their health and welfare) dominates so the focus of attention is on domestic concerns. Nothing else matters. Some controversial issue has the whole country talking. Congressional leaders are involved.

Jupiter (extravagance and financial assistance) is in house 4 (farmers).

Saturn (falling prices, fear and loss) is in house 5 (Wall Street).

Uranus (surprise moves and unexpected developments) is in house 9 (trade).

Neptune (schemes and confusion) is in house 8 (taxes and tariffs).

And Mars (strife, violence, infectious diseases and doctors) and Pluto (groups, coercion and drastic events) are in house 6 (work, sickness and police).

Analysis: The six astro-events to watch this Luna month

August 16: Progressed Moon sextile birth chart Uranus in Donald Trump’s chart

August 19: Jupiter trine Neptune in the sky

August 24: Progressed Jupiter square Mars in Jupiter cycle

August 26: Progressed Jupiter square Sun in Jupiter cycle

August 27: Progressed Moon sextile birth chart Sun in Emmanuel Macron’s chart and

September 7: Progressed Moon parallel progressed Midheaven in Donald Trump’s chart

Saturn and Uranus in the sky are within one degree of a trine aspect

Jupiter – the planet of finances, expansion, higher prices, trade, treaties, the courts, advertising, shipping, religion and preaching – is the dominant influence on world affairs during the forecast period.

Ongoing events

Progressed Uranus (radical moves, change, protests, the tech sector and amazing discoveries) is conjunction Jupiter (finances, expansion, trade, treaties and shipping) in the Uranus cycle > end date is October 7

Progressed Uranus (radical action and shocking revelations) is semisquare Venus (women and women’s issues) in the Uranus cycle > end date is October 17

Progressed Uranus (change, reform, radical disruption, strikes and protests) is semisextile Uranus in the Uranus cycle > end date is October 22

Progressed Uranus (invention, technology and progressive change) is parallel Neptune (schemes and complex situations) in the Uranus cycle > end date is October 29

Progressed Uranus (reform, disruption, shocks and tech sector) is parallel Jupiter (finances, trade, the church and courts) in the Uranus cycle > end date is May 9, 2019

September 6, 2019: Progressed Pluto is parallel Saturn in the Pluto cycle > security threats, security breaches, security blunders, compulsory security measures, cyber security measures, protectionist trade policies, a shortage of cooperation, destructive weather events, storms, floods, compulsory austerity measures and drastic action by farmers are forecast

Leo lunation events calendar

August 11: Progressed Mars (strife, disputation, violence, guns, police, accidents and fires) is sextile Mars in the Mars cycle > end date is August 13

Progressed Jupiter (trade, finances, rising prices and judges) is parallel Sun (world leaders) in the Jupiter cycle > peak power date is August 26

Progressed Moon is sextile birth chart Sun in Emmanuel Macron’s chart > progressed Sun (power, control and authority) opposition (high discord separation) birth chart Mars (strife, violence and rows) is stimulated > peak power date is August 27

Progressed Moon is sesquisquare (agitation discord) progressed Neptune (schemes, complex situations, drugs and addictions) in the Aquarian Age chart > end date is August 29

Progressed Moon is sextile birth chart Jupiter (trade, legal matters, judges and financial help) in Donald Trump’s chart > end date is August 31

In America’s chart progressed Moon in house 7 (international relations and war) is square birth chart Neptune (schemes, chaos, deception and lies) > end date is September 5 > Neptune is in house 5 (children, infants and the stock market)

In Donald Trump’s chart progressed Moon is sextile progressed Venus (women, friendship and social fun) > end date is September 6 > progressed Venus conjunction birth chart Jupiter is stimulated

And progressed Moon is parallel progressed Midheaven (publicity, media attention, popularity and reputational issues) – peak power date is September 7 – parallel birth chart Midheaven – peak power date is October 25 – and parallel progressed Saturn (tariffs, protectionism and farmers) – end date is November 3 – stimulating progressed Saturn conjunction progressed Midheaven

Donald Trump’s chart progressed to August 11, 2018

Progressed Moon at 17 Leo 43 in house 12 (secrets and self-undoing) is sextile birth chart Jupiter in house 2 (finances), sextile birth chart Venus in house 2, sextile birth chart Uranus in house 10 (credit and reputation) and parallel progressed Saturn and progressed Midheaven in house 12.

The pressure on house 12 is building so it’s only a matter of time before it gives way and bursts into major house 12 events.

August 13: Progressed Moon moves to form a parallel aspect with progressed Mars (war, strife, fires and accidents) in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date is November 2 > progressed Mars parallel birth chart Pluto (drastic international situations – Iran) is stimulated > this dangerous aspect reaches peak power on December 19, 2018  

August 14: Progressed Sun is square Jupiter (finances, trade and shipping) in the Sun cycle

August 15: Progressed Jupiter (finances and trade) square (obstacle discord) Mars (strife, conflict, disputes, fires and accidents) in Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is August 24

August 16: Progressed Sun is sesquisquare Saturn (security, protection, tariffs, storms and floods) in the Sun cycle

Progressed Moon is sextile birth chart Uranus in Donald Trump’s chart > end date is September 11 > progressed Venus (women and friendship) trine birth chart Uranus (radical moves, shocks, exposé disruption) is stimulated

August 17: Progressed Jupiter square (obstacle discord) the Sun (political leaders) in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is August 26

August 18: Progressed Moon in America’s chart in house 7 (foreign relations and war) is conjunction progressed ascendant (the people and their welfare) > end date is September 18

Progressed Jupiter semisquare (friction discord) Venus (women and the arts) in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is August 26

August 19: Progressed Sun is trine Uranus (radical disruption, surprise moves and exposé) in the Sun cycle

August 20: Progressed Moon moves to form a parallel aspect with birth chart Pluto (groups, coercion and drastic action) in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date is November 5, 2018 > progressed Mars parallel birth chart Pluto is stimulated – see August 13

August 22: Progressed Mars (strife, violence, accidents and fires) semisextile Moon (common people) in the Mars cycle starts > end date is September 1

August 23: Progressed Jupiter (trade) semisextile Saturn (tariffs and protectionism) in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is August 31

August 24: Progressed Jupiter is square Mars in the Jupiter cycle > see August 15 > end date is September 1

Progressed Sun is trine Mars (strife, disputation, violence, accidents and fires) in the Sun cycle activating Jupiter square Mars in the Jupiter cycle

America’s Jupiter cycle chart

Progressed Jupiter in house 8 (tariffs) is square Mars and Sun in house 12 (behind the scenes activity, secret enemies, crime, spies, intelligence agencies and disappointment)

August 26: Progressed Jupiter (finances, higher prices and trade) is square and parallel Sun (political leaders) and semisquare Venus (women and the arts) in the Jupiter cycle > end dates are September 2, September 18 and September 2

August 27: Progressed Moon is sextile birth chart Sun in Emmanuel Macron’s chart > end date is September 23 > progressed Sun (power, control and authority) opposition (separation) birth chart Mars (strife, violence and rows) is stimulated

Progressed Sun is parallel Uranus (radical moves, protests, demonstrations and strikes) in the Sun cycle

August 28: Progressed Jupiter (finances, higher prices, expansion and trade) sesquisquare (agitation discord) Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is September 4

Progressed Moon in America’s chart moves to form a parallel aspect with progressed Uranus > peak power date is July 17, 2019 > progressed Uranus (disruption, shocks, scandals, protests and rebellion) in house 12 (secret activity, the FBI, disappointment and self-undoing) conjunction birth chart ascendant (the people) is stimulated  

August 29: Progressed Sun is sesquisquare Pluto (groups, coercion, disunity and drastic action) in the Sun cycle

August 31: Progressed Jupiter (finances) is semisextile Saturn (security issues, tariffs, protectionism, economy and cutbacks) in the Jupiter cycle > end date is September 7

Progressed Sun is trine Saturn in the Sun cycle activating progressed Jupiter semisextile Saturn in the Jupiter cycle

Progressed Moon sextile birth chart Jupiter in Donald Trump’s chart ends

September 2: Progressed Jupiter square Sun and semisquare Venus in the Jupiter cycle end

September 4: Progressed Jupiter (finances, higher prices, expansion and trade) is sesquisquare Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle > end date is September 11

Progressed Jupiter parallel Mars (strife, disputes and wars) in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is September 20

Progressed Sun is sesquisquare Uranus (radical moves, protests and technology) and parallel Neptune (schemes, complex situations and fake news) in the Sun cycle

September 5: Progressed Moon square birth chart Neptune in America’s chart ends

September 6: Progressed Moon sextile progressed Venus in Donald Trump’s chart ends

September 7: Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Midheaven in Donald Trump’s chart > progressed Saturn (tariffs, protectionism and farmers) conjunction progressed Midheaven (business activity, publicity and public standing) is stimulated > end date is December 12, 2018

Progressed Moon in America’s chart moves to form an inconjunct aspect with birth chart Mercury (talk and controversy) in house 3 (Mexico, Canada and the press) > peak power date is October 6 > progressed Mercury in house 10 (business, credit or discredit) and cusp ruler of house 5 (children) is trine birth chart Mars (strife and conflict) and sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter (finances, goodwill and religion)

September 9: Progressed Sun is opposition Neptune (schemes, fraud, scams and disillusionment) in the Sun cycle

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 perfect and at its 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.


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