What you need to know about August 2019 in a time-line snapshot of major astro-events.
The influence of Saturn is outstanding with fear and widespread suffering. Safety margins are thin. Precautionary measures are needed. There’s a red alert for dangerous weather events – storms and floods.
From August 7 to August 16 Mars events lead the news queue.
The astro-events to watch this month
August 27: Progressed Mars parallel Uranus and sesquisquare Pluto in the Mars cycle
In the Aquarian Age chart…
The equinox pointer in the Sun section turns the focus on the political agenda, big power politics, national supremacy, nationalism, patriotism, elitism, racial superiority and imperialism.
It’s a question of a democracy led world or a world dominated by authoritarian regimes.
The equinox pointer square progressed Pluto forecasts international/national disunity, coercion, intimidation, dictatorial control, human rights abuse, humanitarian crises, threats, duress, wicked evil, criminal activity, inversion and misinformation.
Lower-Pluto is intent on depriving you of your freedoms.
Progressed Mars is parallel progressed Pluto > peak power date is November 22, 2021 > a high-discord aspect that forecasts angry division, international and national disunity, war, terror attacks, suicide bombings, violent crime, hate crimes, sex crimes, mass killings, gang violence, torture, brutal enforcement, kidnappings, cyber attacks, crime fighting, accidents and fires
Progressed Mars is parallel birth chart Venus > peak power date is July 13, 2022 > Mars is the planet of hate, strife and violence; Venus is the planet of love, peace and flowers
August 3: Progressed Moon inconjunct birth chart Venus starts > peak power date is August 31 > progressed Mars parallel birth chart Venus is stimulated
August 4/7: Progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Jupiter and inconjunct progressed Jupiter > end date is September 4 > Jupiter is the planet of finances, trade, legal matters and religion
August 8: Progressed Moon is sesquisquare progressed Pluto > end date is September 9 > progressed Mars parallel progressed Pluto is stimulated
August 9: Progressed Moon is semisextile birth chart Uranus > end date is September 6 > Uranus forecasts radical change, reform and civil unrest
September 1: Major aspect progressed Mercury sextile progressed Saturn is at peak power > discussion and dialogue aims to defuse global security tensions
August 14: Mars (planet of violence, strife and sexual abuse) is parallel Uranus (planet of exposé, extremism and protests)
Jupiter is square Neptune > investor uncertainty, financial mayhem, rising inflation, rising oil prices, bank fraud, scamming schemes, false optimism > peak power date is September 21
Saturn is parallel Pluto > a drastic security situation, security breaches, economic sanctions, tariffs, an economic slow-down, poverty, hardship for farmers, overcrowding, cruel enforcement, drastic weather events, storms and floods, cyber crime, widespread misinformation, grief and mourning > peak power date is November 5
Jupiter (finances) is parallel Saturn and Pluto
Cycle chart data
August 1: Progressed Sun is sesquisquare Jupiter in the Sun cycle
Progressed Jupiter is square Moon in the Jupiter cycle > end date is August 22 > the everyday people are under financial stress
Progressed Neptune is parallel Sun in the Neptune cycle > aspect never peaks > end date is September 26 > aviation, oil, drugs and socialism are political issues
Progressed Pluto is parallel Saturn in the Pluto cycle > peak power date is September 6, 2019 > a high-discord astrological event that forecasts massive demonstrations, a swing to far-right conservatism, a growth in far-right groups, 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
August 3: Progressed Mars is inconjunct Pluto in the Mars cycle > a mass shooting, rape, coercive sex, accidents involving groups of people, fires
Progressed Mars parallel Moon in the Mars cycle starts > peak power date is August 8 > attacks on civilians, domestic violence, house fires
August 4: Progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart > Jupiter is the planet of finances, banks and legal matters
Progressed Mars is parallel Venus in the Mars cycle > the strife and violence involves women > sexual violence, social drunkenness, accidents
Progressed Pluto square Venus in the Pluto cycle starts > aspect never peaks but is at peak power in late September-early October > end date is November 28 > events involve groups, coercion, people trafficking, women, girls and women’s issues
August 7: Progressed Jupiter is inconjunct progressed Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart
August 8: Progressed Moon is sesquisquare progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart
Progressed Mars is parallel Moon in the Mars cycle
August 9: Progressed Moon is semisextile birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart
Progressed Mars is square Venus in the Mars cycle > women are fighting for their rights > this aspect activates a birth chart trine
August 10: Progressed Mars is trine Mercury in the Mars cycle > heated controversy > dialogue to calm the warring words
August 11: Progressed Mars is square Moon in the Mars cycle > the common people are fighting for their rights > this aspect activates a birth chart trine
Progressed Moon is semisquare progressed Mercury in America’s chart
August 12: Progressed Mars is sesquisquare Sun and Saturn in the Mars cycle > political rows, feuding leaders, industrial accidents, fires, storms and floods
August 16: Progressed Mars is trine Uranus in the Mars cycle > inventions, discoveries, rebel attacks, suicide bombings, an exposé, violent protests
Progressed Sun is conjunction and parallel Venus, square Mars and trine Jupiter in the Sun cycle
August 17: Progressed Neptune conjunction Sun in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is September 24 > Sun is the planet of politics, the political class and those with power > Neptune is the planet of schemes, socialism, aviation, illusion, films, chaos, confusion, drugs, big pharma and the marijuana industry
August 19: Progressed Mars is inconjunct Mars in the Mars cycle
August 22: Progressed Mars parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle starts > racial violence, race hate, vi0lent demonstrations, car bombings, accidents and fires > peak power date is August 27
August 24: Progressed Sun is trine and parallel Uranus in the Sun cycle > the Mars-Uranus aspects in the Mars cycle are activated
August 25: Progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Jupiter in America’s chart
August 27: Progressed Mars is parallel Uranus and sesquisquare Pluto in the Mars cycle > mass killings, a spike in violence, accidents and fires
Progressed Sun is sesquisquare Saturn in the Sun cycle > loss, fear, insecurity, anxiety, suffering, hardship, storms and floods
August 31: Progressed Moon is inconjunct birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart
Progressed Sun is sesquisquare Pluto in the Sun cycle
The Leo lunation
Data is: August 1, 2019 at 3.12am GMT
The Moon-Sun lunation is conjunction Venus – planet of women and women issues – trine Jupiter – planet of finances, trade, legal matters, the courts and religion – and square Uranus – planet of extremists, radical moves, civil unrest, protests, demonstrations, strikes, freedom fighting, reform, radical action, shock events and sensational revelations.
The lunation charts for individual countries will influence their national affairs for the month of August.
America’s new Moon chart
Chart data is: July 31, 2019 at 11.12.pm EDT (77W01; 38N53)
The Sun-Moon lunation and Venus and Mars are in house 5 (Wall Street, fun, recreation, entertainment, sport, sex and children). In the summer time fun and pleasure are on the agenda; and in the current environment the strong stimulation to house 5 will see major movements on Wall Street and constant attention given to events involving adolescents, sex, children and babies.
Uranus – the planet of exposé – in house 1 (the people and their health and welfare) forecasts outrage, a nation in shock, social unrest and protests; and Neptune – the planet of schemes and confusion – in house 12 puts the focus on events involving crime, criminals, hospitals, detention centers and detainees.
Saturn (loss, tariffs and storms) and Pluto (coercion and drastic events) in house 10 (business and the Trump administration) forecast difficulties for business and Donald Trump. They’re opposition Mercury (planet of wind) in house 4 (homes) so a hurricane or hurricanes will do massive damage.
In the summer and winter season temperature charts, depending on where you live, the outstanding influence on the weather (from June 21 to September 21) is a high discord Mars-Pluto opposition aspect.
In America’s chart…
Progressed Sun in house 11 (Congress) is semisquare birth chart Pluto – planet of division, coercion, stonewalling and crime – in house 9 (the constitution, courts, Supreme Court and legal matters)
And progressed Sun is inconjunct birth chart Saturn – planet of security, protectionism, loss, hardship and suffering – in house 5 (stocks, speculation, entertainment, the baby business, children, teenagers, schools, sport and gaming)
Progressed Venus (girls) in house 12 (conspiracies) square progressed Pluto (crime and debauched-corrupt behavior) in house 9 (the courts and legal matters) started June 20, 2019 and reaches peak power May 28, 2020 > the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal is set to ruin reputations
Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Uranus > the planet of disruption, shocks and sudden, unexpected events is in house 12 (secret activity, the FBI, the Mueller investigation, spies, spy agencies, detention centers, detainees, crime, criminals and internet trolls) > end date is June 20, 2021
August 11: Progressed Moon is semisquare progressed Mercury > end date is September 9 > Mercury is the planet of talk and controversy
August 25: Progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Jupiter > end date is September 22 > Jupiter is the planet of finances, trade, court/legal decisions and religion > progressed Midheaven square progressed Jupiter reached peak power on June 16 > Jupiter discord is very high > progressed Moon is opposition birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart on August 4
In Donald Trump’s chart…
Progressed Sun is semisquare birth chart Jupiter and progressed Jupiter is square birth chart Saturn – planet of loss and worry – in house 11 (Congress) > Jupiter the planet of finances and trade is under severe stress
Progressed Mars in house 2 (his finances) is semisquare birth chart Mars in house 12 (disappointment, self-undoing and his secret life that he doesn’t want you to know about) > Mars is cusp ruler of house 9 (trade and legal battles) > peak power date is November 27, 2020
The President’s anger (Mars) is always simmering and this Mars progression will have his anger boiling over into rage frequently
At last count Trump has been involved in over 4,095 court cases (house 9) and since coming to office the Trump administration has suffered over 63 legal defeats in the courts – a loss rate of 90%; and on July 12 he had another defeat when he abandoned his bid to inject a citizenship question in the 2020 US census
August 7: Progressed Moon semisquare birth chart Jupiter starts > peak power date is September 2 – events involve Trump’s finances and tax returns
August 20: Progressed Moon conjunction progressed Sun starts > peak power date is September 17 > a very important progression > events involve his power, authority, reputation, business interests, personality and health
August 21: Progressed Moon semisextile progressed Saturn starts > peak power date is September 17 > Saturn (loss, hardship and despair) in house 12 forecasts events involving disappointment, criminal investigations, detention centers, detainees, hospitals and isolation > birth chart Saturn is in house 11 (Congress)
In China’s chart…
Progressed Sun (China’s leadership) is trine progressed Pluto (subtle force, coercion, crime, websites and cyber espionage) > progressed Sun is in house 10 (the administration and business activity) and Pluto is in house 7 (foreign powers, international relations, disputes and war) > the trade war (Jupiter and house 7) with America is impacting China’s business activity
In the United Nation’s chart…
Progressed Mercury is sesquisquare (agitation) progressed Pluto > peak power date is October 5, 2019 > Pluto when afflicted signs for division and disunity
Progressed Mars (strife and disasters) is square (obstacle) progressed Jupiter (finances and religion) > 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.
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