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About Shoshana

I am fascinated with the Moon phases and the stellar skyscape.

Upset Full Moon in Creative Leo — February 1-8 2023

Overview

The Moon ingress to Leo in the morning on Saturday, transiting to the Full Moon on Sunday, with Uranus in Taurus in square aspect to the Sun and Moon, a T-square configuration that could be transformative. On Wednesday, leading up to the Full Moon, the Moon in Gemini makes a square aspect to Neptune, a trine to Saturn in Aquarius, and a quincunx aspect to Pluto in Capricorn. Ceres in Libra maintains its opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries throughout the week, turning retrograde on Saturday, while in a quincunx aspect to Venus in Pisces. Acquisition of wealth should include provisions for young people and children, however difficult it may be to share. Institutions may be to blame for graft. The Moon in Cancer makes square aspect to Jupiter, Chiron in Aries as well as to Ceres in Libra for a T-square configuration, and later, an opposition aspect to Mercury in Capricorn. The Moon will be in opposition aspect to Saturn on Monday for a focus on creative expression, then ingress to Virgo for a critique, with Mercury square aspect to Neptune in Pisces. On Tuesday, the Virgo Moon will make a square aspect to Mars, an opposition aspect to Venus and a trine aspect to Uranus, seeming to reject the standard assumptions.  

Summary of Major Aspects of the Week

Wednesday February 1st — The Moon in Gemini is square aspect to Saturn in Aquarius early today, afternoon hours in Europe and Asia, for a change of pace. The delivery of an important speech, announcing major plans, is likely. Ceres in Libra is in an opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries, as young people are brought into service, Neptune in Pisces is in a quincunx aspect to Ceres, promoting conscription or change in status. The Moon ingress to Cancer 20:13 UTC or 15:13 EST.

Thursday February 2nd — The Moon in Cancer is square aspect to Jupiter in Aries, and also square aspect to Ceres in Libra, as Ceres and Jupiter are in opposition aspect, forming a Tsquare configuration. Care for children and general health and diet is indicated as a priority. Natural growth is encouraged with a balanced approach. The Moon in a trine aspect to Venus in Pisces indicating that loving care is follows. The Sun in Aquarius approaches the square aspect to Uranus in Taurus indicates that ideals conflict with desires. The Moon in a semisextile aspect to Mars in Gemini, as a charge of emotional responses are communicated, square aspect to Chiron, and sextile aspect to Uranus in Taurus, working for a fundamental transformation.

Friday February 3rd — The Moon in Cancer and in an opposition aspect to Mercury in Capricorn as we take a more objective view today. The Moon trine aspect to Neptune in Pisces follows, as mourning and empathy are entwined. On the other hand, inspiration may overcome regrets. The Moon in a quincunx aspect to Saturn in Aquarius, indicates that applying standards is unacceptable. Creative means achieve results. The Sun in Aquarius is square aspect to Uranus in Taurus allows that there is unexpected power in a collective decision. Ceres opposition aspect to Ceres reaches partile, as Ceres turns retrograde. Communities integrate for protection. The integrated movement to spearhead issues for protecting children and youth gains as it is also imperative, as Uranus foresees an overturning in traditional power groups, such as gun advocates.

Saturday February 4th — The Moon in Leo makes a trine aspect to Jupiter in Aries and a sextile aspect to Ceres in Libra.  Pleasurable community events/celebrations proceed, often with young people. Sporting events are a big draw. The Moon quincunx aspect to Venus in Pisces, sextile aspect to Mars in Gemini, and trine aspect to Chiron in Aries indicates concerted efforts although the desired score may not be achieved. Venus in a square aspect to Mars indicates that adversaries have much to say to their opponents. Sun in Aquarius square aspect to Uranus in Taurus indicates open conflict. 

Full Moon in Leo
February 5, 2023

Sunday February 5th — The Full Moon in Leo shines early today, pre-dawn in the US time zones. Uranus in Taurus stands one and a half degree from the exact focal point, indicating a remarkable Full Moon, that could be a game-changer for individual who are creators of art, music, and literature. Spectator sports could profit or go broke. The Moon is part of a Yod formation as well as the T-square formation with Uranus. The Yod is composed of Mercury, Neptune, and Moon focusing on the individual creative venture, inspiring compositions of rare spontaneity. Profits will certainly be made with Uranus forging ahead in new ways to meet the demand. Ceres in Libra retrograde and in a partile opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries, as millennials and gen xers make a historical mark. Venus in Pisces, in a square aspect to Mars in Gemini (mutable signs), represents the demands for compensation, and retribution.

Monday February 6th — The Moon in Leo is in an opposition aspect to Saturn in Aquarius, placing limitations on free expression. Taxation follows the windfall of the previous day. Illusions are shattered. Collective forces claim identity. You may choose to join a special interest group. Venus in Pisces approaches the sextile aspect to Uranus in Taurus a time for a celebrity event. The Moon ingress to Virgo as service to a higher cause commences.

Tuesday February 7th — The Moon in Virgo makes a quincunx aspect to Jupiter, and semisextile aspect to Ceres in Libra. Work seems to be contrary to generational aspirations. The Moon makes a square aspect to Mars in Gemini, as painful decisions must be made, and goals redefined, as the quincunx aspect to Chiron in Aries with a critical appeal. The Moon transits to the opposition aspect to Venus in Pisces, as work is transformed to universal service, with the Moon in a trine aspect to Uranus in Taurus (earth signs). Saturn in Aquarius is semisextile aspect to the midpoint of Mercury and Pluto in Capricorn, complying with a universal order. The Moon transits to a quincunx aspect to Sun later in the day, Wednesday morning hours in Europe and Asia, signifying overcoming obstacles to meet social obligations.

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Reminder: While lunar aspects are in effect only for only a few hours, the aspect of the outer planets can last days and weeks. I post a reading for a day in advance to give a preview, also because the aspects may be in effect a day prior to the exact partile degree.

Hope you navigate the week successfully and share the joy! Thanks for reading. 

The first Volume of Our Cosmic Imprint, astrology for self-actualization and transformation is now available online at Amazon bookstore in paperback or ebook format. It should be of interest to the novice astrologer or the curious as well as those advanced in astrological practice. Here is the link to the book https://amzn.to/35bFC7w

To find your personal aspects, check for transits of current planets to natal chart positions. If you don’t have your astrology chart? Ask Gimelstar! gimelstar@shoshananeshri.com

To comment please send email to: comment@shoshananeshri.com 

Gimelstar
January 31, 2023
Jerusalem, Israel

Coping with Tragedies in a Divided World — January 25- February 1 2023

Overview

This week you might find a new direction, a changed or modified goal. You might also want to improve your diet and exercise routine, as the Moon transits Uranus in Taurus, with aspects to the outer planets. Except for Ceres, all planets are within the celestial hemisphere from Capricorn to Gemini. The Moon egress Pisces and ingress Aries on Wednesday the 25th, making a conjunction aspect with Jupiter and Venus makes ingress to Pisces on Thursday. On Saturday, the Moon in Taurus makes a conjunction aspect with Rahu and then with Uranus. The Sun in Aquarius makes a trine aspect with Mars in Gemini on Sunday and Mercury in Capricorn is trine aspect to Uranus. The Moon aspects Neptune, Saturn and Pluto as strong responses are evoked. The Moon in Gemini on Monday indicates a change in attitude, with trine aspect to Ceres and the Sun for a grand-trine configuration at the conjunction with Mars. Jupiter in Aries approaches the opposition aspect to Ceres in Libra on Tuesday. Ceres, transiting slower than usual, is due to change direction on February 4.

Summary of Major Aspects of the Week

Wednesday January 25th — The Sun in Aquarius makes a trine aspect to Ceres in Libra, advancing innovation in agriculture and environmental issues. The Moon in Pisces is sextile aspect to Pluto in Capricorn and semi-sextile aspect to Venus in Aquarius. While we cannot change the facts of a deteriorating atmosphere, we can modify its impact. The Moon ingress to Aries furthers inventive progress. The Moon makes a conjunction aspect with Jupiter in Aries, opposition aspect to Ceres and sextile aspect to the Sun by evening (US times) an early morning hour in England, EU while later in the morning in the Far East on Thursday. The integration of policy to curb global warming and to combat environmental quality decline is achieved. Moon sextile aspect to Mars in Gemini as emotionally wrought discussions are activated.

Thursday January 26th — The Aries Moon is square aspect to Mercury in Capricorn early morning hours (US times), afternoon hours in the eastern hemisphere, sparking objections, as policy makers disagree. The Moon is in a conjunction aspect with Chiron in Aries which could indicate that independence may be compromised, with Mercury square aspect to Chiron. Venus’ ingress to Pisces occurs by mid-day (US times) as a more intuitive, sympathetic approach is taken in interpersonal relations. The Sun in Aquarius is trine aspect to Ceres in Libra. Jupiter in Aries approaches the opposition aspect to Ceres in Libra, as an imbalance in personal rights exists.

Friday January 27th — The Moon in Aries is semi-sextile aspect to Neptune as the sextile aspect to Saturn is formed. An unexpressed universal concerns colors working relationships with authorities. Cautions are taken as preventive measures are implemented. The Moon is then in a square aspect to Pluto indicating a rejection of independent maneuvers. The Moon ingress to Taurus makes a sextile aspect to Venus in Pisces, indicating that a personal loss is felt deeply. Ceres in Libra, disposed of by Venus, seeks balance in the integration of personal power, with the opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries.  

First Quarter Moon
January 28, 2023

Saturday January 28th — The First Quarter Moon phase is marked at 15:20 GMT, late morning hours US time zones [see image]. The quarter Moon is a crisis moment in the evolving cycle. Decisions made at this time impact the outcome that is possible at the Full Moon. So this is a crisis moment in the development of issues most recently seeded at the pre-New Moon phase. It is informative to look back at the New Moon of January 21st. On the 21st, the Moon transited a conjunction aspect to Pluto just 5 hours before the New Moon at 1 deg Aquarius. Mercury in Cap has just begun to separate from the quincunx aspect to Mars in Gemini, and Ceres in Libra opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries was an approaching aspect. The Moon’s conjunction aspect with Pluto seems, in retrospect, an indication of the motivation in mass shootings that occurred on January 21st and 23rd in California, an expression of resentment as the Moon approached the conjunction aspect to Pluto in Capricorn at the time of the first shooting. Decisions today could lead to implementation of new laws.  At this quarter Moon, the Moon in Taurus is in a conjunction aspect with Rahu, described as a “headless planet”, providing impetus with an emotional appeal for implementation of law. A lunar conjunction aspect with Uranus follows, impacting economic realities with a radical change in direction. Mercury in Capricorn makes a trine aspect to Uranus in Taurus, as an avenue for agreement opens.  A grand-trine configuration of the Sun, Mars and Ceres impacts the future, as Ceres is in opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries, signifying a curtailment of individual right-of-aggression. *

Sunday January 29thMercury in Capricorn reaches partile trine aspect to Uranus in Taurus, indicating speech making with proposals for legal reversals. The Sun in Aquarius is partile trine aspect to Mars in Gemini, indicating swift actions. As the dispositor of Jupiter and Ceres in Aries, Mars represents decisions taken for personal achievement, possibly also for the greater good of humanity. The Sun and Mars make sextile aspects to the midpoint of Jupiter and Chiron in Aries. An increasing sense of personal responsibility in collective issues emerges. The Moon in Taurus transits to the sextile aspect with Neptune in Pisces, square aspect to Saturn in Aquarius, and trine aspect to Pluto in Capricorn. A day of suffering, accountability and legal exposure develops a sense of legal responsibility. 

Monday January 30th — The Moon in Gemini makes a square aspect to Venus in Pisces, evoking empathetic responses. Then the Moon is sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aries and trine aspect to Ceres in Libra, activating the Ceres/Jupiter opposition aspect. Mercury maintains the trine aspect to Uranus, while the Sun in Aquarius remains trine aspect to Mars. Personal reactions are complex, as parents and teachers attempt to rationalize and calm fears.  The internal strife is laid bare, as the world’s most powerful democratic nation seeks solutions. The Moon transits to the conjunction aspect with Mars, and trine aspect to the Sun. There could be an initiative in the form of a presidential action could include an Executive Order to curtail gun sales and transport.

Tuesday January 31st — The Moon in Gemini makes a semi-sextile aspect to Uranus in Taurus, a slight nod to some implemented change, then the Moon is quincunx aspect to Mercury in Capricorn, indicating that the events are not considered effective. Venus in Pisces, semi-sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aries, urges a comprehensive reform. Ceres Libra in opposition aspect to Jupiter represents demands for the protection of innocents, opposed to the expansive rights given to individuals. The overnight square aspect of the Moon to Neptune could activate psychic activities, leading to emotional distress.
* edited on 26 January to correct day of the shooting incident

To continue reading visit the website or sign up for the mailing list to receive your weekly aspect review by email. Or, click on the Free Offer link to get your free PDF of sign keywords www.shoshananeshri.com

Reminder: While lunar aspects are in effect only for only a few hours, the aspect of the outer planets can last days and weeks. I post a reading for a day in advance to give a preview, also because the aspects may be in effect a day prior to the exact partile degree.

Hope you navigate the week successfully and share the joy! Thanks for reading. 

The first Volume of Our Cosmic Imprint, astrology for self-actualization and transformation is now available online at Amazon bookstore in paperback or ebook format. It should be of interest to the novice astrologer or the curious as well as those advanced in astrological practice. Here is the link to the book https://amzn.to/35bFC7w

To find your personal aspects, check for transits of current planets to natal chart positions. If you don’t have your astrology chart? Ask Gimelstar! gimelstar@shoshananeshri.com

To comment please send email to: comment@shoshananeshri.com 

Gimelstar
January 24, 2023
Jerusalem, Israel

New Moon in Aquarius with Ceres in Libra — January 18-25 2023 

Overview

The Sun transit of Pluto in Capricorn on Wednesday signifies a major decision point for governments, and high court decisions a likely event with the Moon in Sagittarius. A renewal of energy follows, as the transition to Aquarius, and a pathway to a new age is underway. Putin has indicated that he will soon retire to his castle in the Crimea, avoiding responsibility, while his replacement may not alter the war effort. A change is strategy may be initiated this week. Mercury in Capricorn quincunx aspect to Mars in Gemini is activated on Thursday with a lunar transit of Mercury — a more creative approach is needed. The Sun ingress to Aquarius late on Thursday and the New Moon in Aquarius is on Friday and a grand-trine configuration in air signs on Saturday. Uranus, the dispositor of the Sun, Venus, and Saturn, will return to direct motion (apparent motion) on Sunday (23rd of January). All planets will then in direct transit. Uranus in Taurus transforms how we evaluate success, as a new system of values evolves. Technical advances in the field of heath increase personal knowledge for care and longevity. On Sunday, Venus and Saturn are in conjunction aspect in Aquarius. The Moon transits to the conjunction with Saturn and Venus late in the day (morning on Tuesday in Europe and point eastward), for a shift power structures, and a re-evaluating of economic futures. The Moon ingress to Pisces on Monday, with a conjunction aspect to Neptune on Wednesday (January 25th).  The arrangement of all planets from Capricorn to Gemini, is a bowl type chart for the entire week indicted herin. Ceres, the dwarf planet, in Libra acts as the handle of the basket, as a new generation molds the future.

Summary of Major Transits of the Week

Wednesday January 18th — The Moon in Sagittarius is in a trine aspect to Chiron in Aries, an indication that the deepest experiences become integrated into emotional awareness. The Moon is quincunx aspect to Uranus in Taurus, for quick defensive actions. Mercury in Capricorn is the dispositor of Mars in Gemini, and in a quincunx aspect, allowing that thoughtful decisions help to stabilized actions in a productive pursuit. The Sun and Pluto are in a conjunction aspect in Capricorn, indicating a transformative day. The Moon transits to a sextile aspect with Venus in Aquarius promoting platonic love as friendships bloom.

Thursday January 19th — The Moon in Sagittarius is square aspect to Neptune in Pisces and sextile aspect to Saturn in Aquarius, early morning hours (US time zones, afternoon hours in Europe or ME).  Tragedy is followed by a somber mood, limiting expression to aid the suffering of those affected. The Sun in Capricorn separates from the conjunction aspect with Pluto. The Sun’s ingress to Aquarius is late in the day, morning hours in Europe and points east.  A sense of universal suffering draws us into a shared humanity. Mercury in Capricorn continues to apply to the quincunx aspect with Mars in Gemini, as goals are reformatted. The Houses affected in a personal chart, House location of transiting Mars and Mercury, indicate the areas of life influenced under this aspect. The aspect is in force for more than a week, an indication of its strength.  

Friday January 20th — The Moon in Capricorn transits to the conjunction aspect with Mercury in Capricorn, pre-dawn US time zones, late morning in the eastern hemisphere, as concerns about authority and administration are addressed. The quincunx aspect of Mercury to Mars in Gemini indicates possible targets of inefficiency and abuse of power. The Moon square aspect to Chiron in Aries and then trine aspect to Uranus in Taurus indicate censure or removal of existing bureaucrats or political leaders who lose constituency.

New Moon in Aquarius
January 21 2023

Saturday January 21st — Only the dwarf planet Ceres remains outside the area of the ecliptic that is enclosed by the quincunx aspect between the planets Mercury and Mars. Ceres, indicting concerns about agriculture, environment, and future sustainability, has a significant impact, with a trine aspect to Mars and a square aspect to Mercury, to increase pressure on policy makers. The Moon in Capricorn makes a conjunction aspect to the Pluto/Sun conjunction (an out-of-sign conjunction) aspect with the Sun in Aquarius. The New Moon is at 1 deg Aquarius [see chart image]. While a coup d’état may not materialize, major policy changes are indicated. The Moon transits to make trine aspects with Ceres and Mars, for a grand-trine configuration in air signs. Venus semi-sextile aspect to Neptune indicates overwhelming support, as Venus approaches the conjunction aspect with Saturn in Aquarius, requests for aid may be blocked, although limited success in economic matters could be achieved. The Moon makes a sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aries and a trine aspect to Mars in Gemini, indicating more personal freedom to achieve goals.

Sunday January 22nd — The Moon in Aquarius makes a sextile aspect to Chiron in Aries, gaining adherents, reaching the square aspect to Uranus, the Moon’s dispositor, precisely as Uranus changes to direct (apparent) motion. Revolution may be averted, but radical change in economic structures is unavoidable. Putin may be forced to retire, having wreaked havoc in Ukraine, draining resources and, not in the least, murdering thousands. Venus supersedes the conjunction aspect with Saturn, while the Moon approaches the Saturn conjunction aspect, overnight US time zones, early on Monday morning in Europe and Asia. Compensation could be made with economic reforms.

Monday January 23rd — The Moon ingress Pisces and quincunx aspect to Ceres in Libra makes a square aspect to Mars in Gemini and a sextile aspect to Mercury in Capricorn, in the afternoon hours (US time zones) as Mercury supersedes the quincunx aspect to Mars. Overwhelming support for policy adaptations is expressed globally. The Sun in Aquarius is sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aries, as more individuals become involved in community affairs.

Tuesday January 24th — The Sun in Aquarius continues to a partile sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aries, and the Moon in Pisces a sextile aspect to Uranus in Taurus. Continue to work on repairing what has been spoiled. Where there was war, there must be peace. Where economic inequality exists, there must be reparations. More information may be available concerning the Ukrainian civilians who were taken into captivity by Russian forces.

To continue reading visit the website or sign up for the mailing list to receive your weekly aspect review by email. Or, click on the Free Offer link to get your free PDF of sign keywords www.shoshananeshri.com

Reminder: While lunar aspects are in effect only for only a few hours, the aspect of the outer planets can last days and weeks. I post a reading for a day in advance in order to give a preview, also because the aspects may be in effect a day prior to the exact partile degree.

Hope you navigate the week successfully and share the joy! Thanks for reading. 

The first Volume of Our Cosmic Imprint, astrology for self-actualization and transformation is now available online at Amazon bookstore in paperback or ebook format. It should be of interest to the novice astrologer or the curious as well as those advanced in astrological practice. Here is the link to the book https://amzn.to/35bFC7w

To find your personal aspects, check for transits of current planets to natal chart positions. If you don’t have your astrology chart? Ask Gimelstar! gimelstar@shoshananeshri.com

To comment please send email to: comment@shoshananeshri.com 

Gimelstar
January 17, 2023
Jerusalem, Israel

As Chaos Reigns Peace is Proposed — January 11-18 2023

January 11-18 2023 — As Chaos Reigns Peace is Proposed

Overview

A grand-trine in earth signs on Wednesday, with Mercury retro, speeds up the process even with the retrograde Mercury. Complicated issues start to fall into place. Mercury square aspect Chiron opens old wounds. The Moon opposition on aspect to Neptune on Thursday, with a quincunx aspect to Saturn in Aquarius, could dampened ambitions. The Moon trine aspect to the Sun could overcome doubts, as good energy continues to flow. Mars returns to direct apparent motion, released from the trine to Venus, in Gemini, speaks on his own. The Moon ingress to Libra early morning (US time zones) on Friday the 13th, with a conjunction aspect to Ceres, and an opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries evidences a generational divide in support for peers. While encountering good luck is favored, maintaining a well-balanced response is necessary, as one could easily fall foul. The Moon transits to aspects with Mars (trine aspect) and Mercury retro (square aspect). The Moon then trine aspect to Venus and quincunx aspect to Uranus could find balance difficult, with Venus in Aquarius, square aspect to Uranus in Taurus, as accusations, once again, fly. Peace is difficult to maintain. Mercury and Mars are in a quincunx aspect that holds for more than a week, as Mercury slows to turn direct on the 18th-19th, as adversaries fail to see eye-to-eye. The Moon ingress to Scorpio on Sunday, making a quincunx aspect to Jupiter in Aries, with acrimonious retorts from injured parties. The Moon in an opposition aspect to Uranus on Monday, a ceasefire could be called with the square aspect to Venus in Aquarius, at the focal point of the opposition aspect. The Moon square aspect to Saturn in Aquarius later in the day with sextile aspects from each to the Sun in Cap.as a truce is proposed. On Tuesday, the Sun in Capricorn approaches the conjunction aspect with Pluto, the Moon in Scorpio is sextile aspect to this conjunction, as agreements are sealed, with the Moon ingress to Sagittarius trine aspect to Jupiter opposition aspect to Mars in Gemini, semi-sextile aspect to Mercury in Cap, as Mercury turns to direct transit.    

Summary of Major Aspects of the Week

Wednesday January 11thThe Moon in Virgo makes several aspects early today, a square aspect to Mars in Gemini, early today (US time zones) triggers action, as Mars slows to stationary, and the Moon becomes trine aspect to Mercury retro in Capricorn. Mercury is the dispositor of Mars and the Moon, thus reaps the consequences of the harsh contact, the fallout of actions settles on the owner, with the obligation to clarify his or her words. This relates well to the author of “Spare” who will continue making statements in interviews about his expose. Political activists may also be called out to justify statements. The Moon makes quincunx aspects to Venus in Aquarius and Chiron in Aries to make a brief Yod formation, and then a trine aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, forming a grand-trine configuration with Mercury retro. The author of “Spare” seems to rise to the occasion, his natal Moon/Ceres are trine aspect to the transiting Sun. The Moon transits to a trine aspect to the Sun, for a grand-trine formation. We should hear a lot from Harry. Mercury retro in a square aspect to Chiron exposes personal wounds, providing for a catharsis that could promote healing.

Thursday January 12th — The Moon in Virgo is trine aspect to the Sun in Capricorn early today, and an opposition aspect to Neptune forms at the same time. Even the most sincere critics harbor disbelief. The Sun in a sextile aspect to Neptune indicates that more efforts are focused on dispelling dis-information. The Moon in a quincunx aspect to Saturn in Aquarius is an indication that many people face a deteriorating situation and request assistance. The Moon trine aspect to Pluto in Capricorn as massive rescue efforts get underway. The Moon ingress to the air sign Libra overnight, morning hours in Europe, Ukraine, and points eastward, as solutions are sought that balance rights and responsibilities.

Friday January 13th — The Moon in Libra is in opposition aspects to generous Jupiter and unresolved Ceres in Aries, on this fabled bad-luck day. Opportunities are weighed for possible good fortune. Either choice may be successful, however, maintaining proper etiquette leads one to reject inconsiderate invitations, as Mars in Gemini trine aspect to the Moon might provide.  The Moon square aspect to Mercury retro in Capricorn could force unacceptable responses. Venus in Aquarius is today square aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, evoking a painful repartee.  Saturn in Aquarius and semi-sextile aspect to Neptune retro in Cap could place limits on the exposé, deepening the pain, while Sun semi-sextile aspect to Saturn indicates urgency, as conventions are disbanded. 

Third Quarter Moon Phase
January 14-15 2023

Saturday January 14thVenus in Aquarius is square aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, intensifying today, with fixed signs, as neither party is giving flexibility. Property, status, and money issues are all in the open. The Sun supersedes the sextile aspect to Neptune, however Saturn remains semi-sextile to Neptune, as pressure to disband remains. The 3rd Quarter waning Moon [see above image] becomes partile square aspect to the Sun late in the afternoon (US times), past midnight in UK, Europe, Russia, and all of the eastern hemisphere. The Moon makes a trine aspect to Saturn in Aquarius, quincunx aspect to Neptune retro in Pisces, then partile square aspect to the Sun in Capricorn, that merges with the square aspect to Pluto. A crisis in the resolution of the tumultuous issues of the week lead to a firm outcome, perhaps an imposed solution to the conflicts.

Sunday January 15th — The Moon in Scorpio makes quincunx aspects to Jupiter and Ceres in Aries, could indicate dangers for social groups, especially young people. Mercury retro in Capricorn is quincunx aspect to Mars in Gemini indicates interruptions in communication, Internet, and electronic devises. The Moon transits to the sextile aspect with Mercury retro, and quincunx aspect to Mars. A Yod formation with the Moon quincunx aspect to Mars and Ceres could operate as a rescue mission with a repair for communication technology.

Monday January 16th — The Moon in Scorpio is in an opposition aspect to Mars in Gemini morning hours US time zones, afternoon in Ukraine/Russia, late in the evening in China and Australia. As war intensifies, economic pressures also increase. Venus in Aquarius makes a square aspect to Uranus and the Moon for a T-square configuration. Intrigues bring a false hope for a cessation of attacks. The Moon makes a trine aspect to Neptune retro in Pisces and a square aspect to Saturn in Aquarius overnight in US time, morning in Europe and points east, as the death toll, from war, disease or natural disasters, rises.

Tuesday January 17th — The Moon in Scorpio is sextile aspect to the Sun and Pluto in Capricorn as political arrangements are made, power may be concentrated in the hands of a few. Mercury retro in Capricorn quincunx aspect to Mars in Gemini remains, as both planets are close to stationary, Mars moving slowly from the retrograde, and Mercury retro will change to direct, increasing the length of the aspect over several days. Tense communications could determine the outcome of a truce. The Moon ingress to Sagittarius, forming trine aspects to Jupiter and Ceres in Aries, and an opposition aspect to Mars late in the day, Wednesday morning in Europe and Mid-East, as truce agreements are finalized or possibly disbanded.

 To continue reading visit the website or sign up for the mailing list to receive your weekly aspect review by email. Or, click on the Free Offer link to get your free PDF of sign keywords www.shoshananeshri.com

Reminder: While lunar aspects are in effect only for only a few hours, the aspect of the outer planets can last days and weeks. I post a reading for a day in advance in order to give a preview, also because the aspects may be in effect a day prior to the exact partile degree.

Hope you navigate the week successfully and share the joy! Thanks for reading. 

The first Volume of Our Cosmic Imprint, astrology for self-actualization and transformation is now available online at Amazon bookstore in paperback or ebook format. It should be of interest to the novice astrologer or the curious as well as those advanced in astrological practice. Here is the link to the book https://amzn.to/35bFC7w

To find your personal aspects, check for transits of current planets to natal chart positions. If you don’t have your astrology chart? Ask Gimelstar! gimelstar@shoshananeshri.com

To comment please send email to: comment@shoshananeshri.com 

Gimelstar
January 10, 2023
Jerusalem, Israel