January 8, 2020: In a revenge strike for the killing of Qasem Soleimani Iran launches ballistic missiles on US bases in Iraq where US troops are stationed.
Iran’s Mars cycle chart progressed January 8, 2020 (1.00am)
Chart data is January 2, 2019 at 4.26.45am IRST (35N40; 51E26)
Birth chart Mars is in house 4 – land, homes of the people and buildings.
On January 8, 2020 progressed Mars at 3 Sagittarius 02 was conjunction ascendant. Iran’s desire for revenge (Mars) couldn’t wait.
Mars is conjunction ascendant till 7.00pm IRST January 9.
Mars progresses through house 1 – the Iranian people – till February 22, 2020 and there are many flash-point days between January 8 and then.
January 11: Mars is semisquare Pluto (massive crowds)
January 16: Mars is parallel Jupiter (ships) – cusp ruler of house 4
January 21: Mars is conjunction Jupiter
January 24: Mars is square Neptune (oil) – cusp ruler of house 4
January 25: Mars is parallel Saturn (restraint, loss and suffering)
February 7: Mars is parallel Mercury (war talk and angry controversy)
February 9: Mars is conjunction Mercury
February 14: Mars is trine Uranus (antiwar protests)
February 17: Mars is square Mars (destructive violence) in house 4
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