Mars conjunction Saturn: March 31, 2020

Mars in the sky moves to form a conjunction aspect with Saturn on March 31, 2020 at 6.31pm GMT.

It’s a strictly global – mundane – astrology event that will have no influence on you personally unless you’re exposed to the coronavirus, live in a war-zone or region prone to violence, or happen to encounter a monster storm.

Mars is the planet of viral infections and dangerous situations and Saturn is the planet of public health emergencies and epidemics and their in-sky merger forecasts a dangerous phase in the coronavirus epidemic that has adversely impacted public health in China, travel, trade and economic activity.

The Mars-Saturn conjunction is semisquare Mercury – planet of talk, debate and controversy – trine Venus – planet of socializing and women’s issues; conjunction Jupiter – planet of finances, banks, tourism and ships; semisquare Neptune – planet of schemes, investors, share markets and aviation; and conjunction  Pluto – planet of groups, drastic events, cooperation, division, coercion and misinformation.

The forecast period, during which major Mars-Saturn events can occur, is March 13 to April 19, 2020.

Progressed Mars is parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date is August 25, 2020.

Mars parallel Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart

Back story

December 31, 2019: China alerts the World Health organization (WHO) to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan in Hubei province. The virus is unknown.

Progressed Moon in the Aquarian Age chart was parallel progressed Saturn > peak power date was February 8, 2020.

January 7, 2020: Chinese officials announce they have identified a new virus (Mars) belonging to the coronavirus family. It was named 2019-nCoV.

Progressed Moon was opposition progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date was February 5, 2020.

January 9: The first death from coronavirus occurs.

January 12: Saturn was conjunction Pluto in the sky.

January 13: The first case outside China – in Thailand – is reported.

February 11: the WHO announces that the new coronavirus will be called ‘COVID-19’.

By February 19, 2020 major Chinese cities were in lockdown; Beijing was a ghost town; fast-food chains – McDonald’s and Starbucks – were ramping up ‘contactless’ pickup and delivery services; trust in President Xi had plunged; and there had been 2,118 deaths from coronavirus with 75,00 confirmed infections.

In China’s chart progressed Sun was square progressed Saturn (epidemics); and progressed ascendant in house 4 (cities) was sesquisquare birth chart Neptune. 

See China in 2020 here

The 2019 measles outbreaks

The World Health Organization estimates that 140,000 people died from measles in 2018 and in 2019 the situation looked even worse.

In November 2019 there were 5,847 confirmed cases in Yemen, 3,659 cases in Sudan, 2,795 cases in Somalia, 1,978 confirmed cases in Pakistan, 1,367 cases in Tunisia and 1,222 in Iraq.

Mars and Saturn

Mars is the planet of war, conflict, violence, missiles, bombs, military-matters, strife, guns, shootings, banditry, anger, hate, revenge, alcohol, gambling, accidents and fires. He rules the army, police, firefighters, industrial workers, doctors and surgeons.

When he’s active in the sky there’s a spike in violence, strife, accidents and fires and dangerous emergency situations get a red alert.

Saturn is the planet of safety, caution, precautionary measures, security issues, fear, anxiety, insecurity, selfishness, loss, grief, hardship, suffering, poverty and natural resources like steel, lumber, coal and sand. 

He rules orthodoxy, conservatism, traditional values, epidemics, shortages, cut-backs, economic slumps, recessions, lower-prices, land and environmental issues, the farming and mining sectors, the weather and natural disasters.

Loss and hardship events occur when Saturn is active in the sky.

Mars conjunction Saturn forecasts…

… war fears; strife and loss; heavy casualties in the war zones; blood on the land; territorial disputes; land grabs; battle fatigue; military retreats; restrained hostilities; shootings and other acts of violence; violence prevention measures; the regulation of firearms; emergency security situations; disease; public health emergencies; poverty driven rage; angry farmers; farming disputes; a tariff war; a slowdown in manufacturing; accidents; mining accidents; fires; and despair, grief and suffering.

Mars and Saturn forecast monster storms; floods; mudslides; earthquakes; volcanic eruptions; environmental disasters; climate disputes; angry miners; coal warring and large numbers of violence and climate migrants.

They’re building walls of hate.

As the coronavirus emergency escalates there will be a massive national and international effort to manage the damage and bring it under control.

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Mars conjunction Saturn around the globe

Mars conjunction Saturn forecasts one or two major international events but in a specified chart the house position of Mars and Saturn marks the area of mundane life directly impacted by their energy-event in the sky. 

A country’s chart forecasts a major national event that merges strife, conflict, violence, the military, police, guns, fires and accidents with safety, economy, contraction, poverty, hardship, basic utilities, buildings, crops on the land, destruction by storm, miners and farmers.

The big major events will get wide coverage on internet and television news services but less important national events can be difficult to track and identify unless you live in the country.

China’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is April 1, 2020 at 2.31am CST (39N55; 116E25 – Beijing)

Mars is conjunction Saturn in house 1 – domestic issues and the health of the people.

It’s all about covid-19 and the public health emergency facing the country. It’s a national disaster. Doctors are struggling, the people are angry and frightened and everyone is taking precautionary measures.

Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand have Mars and Saturn in house 1.

India’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is April 1, 2020 at 12.010am IST (28N35; 77W12 – New Delhi)

The Mars-Saturn conjunction is in house 2 – finances, banks, the people’s money and financial transactions.

The chart forecasts a major financial dispute, reckless spending, strife for bank and security measures to protect the nation’s finances. Fear has the people holding onto their money.

Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan have Mars and Saturn in house 2.

Israel’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is March 31, 2020 at 8.31pm IST (31N46; 35E13 – Jerusalem)

The Mars-Saturn conjunction is in house 3 – transportation, roads, railroads, public transport, cars, telephones, newspapers and relations with neighbors – Palestine.  

There’s a spike in hostilities with neighbors. Israel makes a land grab in Palestine.

Russia, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Palestine, Egypt, Greece, Lebanon, Yemen and South Africa have the Mars-Saturn conjunction in house 3.

Britain’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is March 31, 2020 at 6.31pm GMT (51N36; 00W06 – London)

Mars is conjunction Saturn in house 4 – land, homes of the people, buildings, crops on the ground, mining, the weather and Labor Party.

A violent storm event is forecast – unseasonable weather conditions. There’s a major fire in a building/hotel; a major home building project is announced; and there are major events involving Scotland, Ireland and Brexit. 

France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Libya have Mars and Saturn in house 4.

No country has the Mars-Saturn conjunction in house 5.

America’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is March 31, 2020 at 1.31pm EST (38N53; 77W01 – Washington)

Mars is conjunction Saturn in house 6 – labor, public servants, police and army personnel, food, restaurants and sickness.

Disputes over work and working conditions are forecast. Workers are angry. A major row involving a public servant. The police are in strife. Major events involving the army/soldiers. Saturn puts the focus on hardship for workers, disease, illness and food shortages.

Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela have the Mars-Saturn conjunction in house 6.

Mexico’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is March 31, 2020 at 12.31pm CST (19N24; 99W09 – Mexico City)

Mars is conjunction Saturn in house 7 – the international community, relations with foreign powers and off-shore events.

Mexico is embroiled in a major disagreement/dispute with another country. Off-shore events are adversely impacting the country. There’s loss through the actions of a foreign power.

Chile has Mars and Saturn in house 7.

No country has the Mars-Saturn conjunction in house 8 or 9.

New Zealand’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is April 1, 2020 at 7.31am NZDT (41S17; 174E47 – Wellington)

Mars and Saturn are in house 10 – Jacinda Ardern, her administration and business activity.

The Mars-Saturn – strife and loss – impacts PM Jacinda Ardern and her popularity. There’s a major political conflict; a fall in the country’s credit rating; a slow-down in business activity; aggressive action to promote business and moves to prevent losses to farmers.  

Australia’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is April 1, 2020 at 5.31am EDST (35S17; 149E08 – Canberra)

Mars is conjunction Saturn in house 11 – parliament and overseas ambassadors.

There’s a climate-coal war in parliament; parliamentarians are fighting, screaming and hurling abuse; and strife for a foreign ambassador. 

Japan’s Mars-Saturn conjunction chart

Chart data is April 1, 2020 at 3.31am JST (35N42; 139E46 – Tokyo)

The Mars-Saturn conjunction is in house 12 –prisons, hospitals, quarantine centers, spies and spying, crime and criminals.

Japan is taking aggressive protective measures against the corvid-19 virus pandemic.  There’s strife in the hospital system and disappointment as problems hamper plans to quarantine carriers. There’s a fire in a prison and widespread criminal/subversive activity – a spy scandal.

South and North Korea, Indonesia and Philippines have the Mars and Saturn in house 12.

The next Mars-Saturn conjunction in the sky will occur April 5, 2022.

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