In my latest blog entry I spoke of the third passage Uranus-Pluto waxing square
Still Under the Influence of the Waxing Uranus-Pluto Square 5-20-2013 With the 3rd. Eclipse at 9:25 PM PDT May 24th. or 4:25 PM UT Uranus representing sudden, unexpected and explosive energies and in Mars ruled Aries will shock still within orb of conflicting 90 degree angle to the Lord of Destruction and Transformation Pluto in structural Capricorn, events like the collapse of
In SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash. — The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water shortly after 7 p.m.
I-5 Skagit River Bridge collapses; people, vehicles in water Back to this Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius Looking ahead to Friday, May 24thwhich marks the "epic eclipse day for the West Coast of the USA" The eclipse occurs @ 9:25 PM PD Twith Moon in early Sagittarius. Actually the image below show's moon's hourly motion across the Earth's shadow in the constellation of Scorpius In fact the moon conjuncts the Fixed Star, Acrab a pale white and lilac star found in the head head of the Scorpion. Graffias, was a title for this star Acrab, said to be related to the Greek Grapsaios signifies "Crab," it may be that here lies the origin of the title, for it is well known that the ideas and words for crab and scorpion were almost interchangeable in early days, from the belief that the latter creature was generated from the former. According to Robson and Ptolemy, Acrab has the nature of Mars and Saturn; and, to Alvidas, of Jupiter in square to Saturn and the Moon. Acrad is said cause extreme malevolence, mercilessness, fiendishness, repulsiveness, malice, theft, crime, pestilence, and contagious diseases A chart set for San Francisco @ 9:25 PM PDT has Sagittarius rising @ 19 degrees near fixed star Grafias Grafias is situated in the tail of the Scorpion. In reference to the tail of Scorpius, [Manilius, Astronomica, 1st century AD, p.239-240]. says that "By virtue of his tail armed with its powerful sting, wherewith, when conducting the Sun's chariot through his sign, he cleaves the soil and sows seed in the furrow, the Scorpion creates natures ardent for war and active service, and a spirit which rejoices in plenteous bloodshed and in carnage more than in plunder. " Sounds like the mercenary spirit in places from Syria to the Congo to Iraq. More importantly the most angular star being the Phoenix Light - Ankaa - On Nadir orb 00 mins 01 secs - A resilience to life's ups and down Heliacal Rising Star is Menkar - bright orange star in the open jaw of the Whale/Sea Monster CETUS. The nature of Menkar per Ptolemy or Robson is either like Mars or Saturn and causes disease, disgrace, ruin, injury from beasts, sickness, and loss of fortune According to Robson: When Menkar is rising, legacies and inheritances attended by much evil. Heliacal Setting Star is Zuben Eschamali is a pale emerald star marking the Northern Scale of Libra. Usually Zuben is seeking to influence society from a position of power. This star is known to for mutually beneficial relationships This is a positive star which Alvidas likens it to Mars in sextile to Jupiter. It gives good fortune, high ambition, beneficence, honor, riches, and permanent happiness. Antares is rising with the Sun. Antares is called "the Heart of the Scorpion". Antares is a red binary star, fiery red and emerald green, near the center of the constellation Scorpius. Antares is also one of the Archangel Stars. Oriel is the Archangel (Antares) and Watcher of the West. Robson takes us down the darker path with this description of Antares with the Sun - "Pretended religion (relating to the Priest Moon), insincere, honor and riches ending in disgrace and ruin, military preferment, danger of treachery, violence committed or suffered, fevers and sickness, injuries to the right eye, violent death." Sounds like what is happening at the District of Criminals as lawmakers are corrupted every day. There will be building tension and a super charged drama as the Scorpio Mooon Opposes Mars in latter degrees of Taurus @ 6:55 AM This transit will coincide with stressful conditions, quick responses, and competitive reactions. We will start feeling the shifts which will raise challenges to cooperation starting on Wednesday May 22nd. Best to focus on home improvement and onstructive projects which will channel negative energies. On a highly positive note the muse shines with new artistic, verbal, musical and literary dimensions are added with Mercury in Gemini conjunct Venus @ 4:54 PM. An excellent transit to bolster all types of communications, conversations, social interactions along with creative endeavors. Then the mega event of the day: A Partial Lunar Elipse occurs on May 24th @ 9:25 PM for the West Coast and 12:25 AM on May 25th. for the East Coast. This is the second of three lunar eclipses in 2013 with the first one exploding on April 25th in Scorpio. This eclipse visually imperceptible due to the small entry into the penumbral shadow.Visibility for this short-lived eclipse with a total of 34 minutes is covered in the Map below includes all of North and South America, Western Africa and most of Europe. This eclipse like the two preceding is part Saros Series 15 South aka Saros series nr 150, which is composed of 71 eclipses and will last until 30 June 3275. As we know this eclipse series involves a situation which has been ongoing and languishing for a while. A situation which will suddenly clear up. In the process of this major resolution there will be a collective sense of loss and grief. The Moon will be Full @ 4 degrees 8 minutes of Sagittarius with the Sabian Symbol: "An old owl up in a tree." The Sun @ 4 degrees 8 minutes Gemini with an appropriate Sabian Symbol: "A radical magazine displays a sensational cover." More than ever we need to look at Jupiter, the law giver, Zeus, the Thunder-God ruler of the Sagittarius Moon will be expanding hype. Jupiter in detriment in Gemini, which symbolizes hoaxes, fraudulent actions, rudeness, carelessness and ignorance. Jupiter is conjunct Mercury, ruler of Gemini. Mercury is the trickster, adding his weight to any of the planets he is closely connected. Another significant, intense and passionately obsessive force is that Mars at the latter degrees of Taurus conjuncts the Medusa Star Algol. Heads will continue to roll literally. Right after the eclipse more confusion and weirdness can ensue along with temporary uncertainty, the Sagittarius Moon makes a confusing Square to Neptune @ 11:19 PM. Moon-Neptune in hard aspect reflects perceptions that are altered, leading to misunderstandings. Imagination, escapism, and gullibility are factors to contend with. It will be obvious that this eclipse dubbed by Native American's the Flower Moon is connected with an abundance or seismic activity is at a record pace. Quakes Increase:
Per example an EQ SWARM near Greenville, CA located 43km (27mi) SW of Susanville, California
In the Mt. Lassen Area where an intitial Magnitude 5.7 quake struck. 11km WNW of Greenville, California
on Thursday Evening @ 8:47:08 PM when Sagittarius was rising opposing those Gemini planets and setting off numerous smaller quakes with up to 24 after shocks! A lot of aftershocks ratteled the area in the last hours. Some of them stronger than M 4. It is expected that more of them will occur in the coming days and weeks. Today’s quake was the strongest in this part of California for nearly 63 years.
Then a Monster, Deep Magnitude 8.3 Quake strikes in the - Sea of Okhotsk at 374 miles deep.
The Kuril-Kamchatka arc extends approximately 2,100 km from Hokkaido, Japan, along the Kuril Islands and the Pacific coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula to its intersection with the Aleutian arc near the Commander Islands, Russia. It marks the region where the Pacific plate subducts into the mantle beneath the Okhotsk microplate, part of the larger North America plate.
And into May 24th. another strong, deep quake in the Kuril-Kachatka region this time a Magnitude 6.8 Tremor
Also Earlier today:
May 23rd. Mega Quake 282km (175mi) SW of Vaini, Tonga!
Magnitude 7.4 quake strikes in sea off Tonga: USGS
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on its website said that no "destructive Pacific-wide tsunami" was expected.
The quakes keep coming off Tonga - another here.
A Magnitude 6.3 hits - 84km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga Looking ahead, beyond this eclipse notice with all the Scorpio and Taurus/Gemini transits including the Sun, Pallas and Mars all have or are touching Alcyone and Algol, we see even more tremendous forces are being unleashed! On May 23rd. Pallas Athene in the earthiest and sensual signs Taurus was conjunct the Demon/Medusa Star, Algol On May 24th. for this Mega-Lunar Eclipse - Algol is conjunct Mars! Algol relates to obsession and passion where attacks can result in be headings/violence. Per this weeks escalating tension from the Shocking and vicious attack in London on a soldier Algol is of course found in the constellation Perseus is carrying the head of Medusa where Algol the Demon Star shines from her head. In Greek mythology Perseus undertook a mission to kill the Gorgon Medusa, the snake-haired monster who had the power of turning anyone who looked at her into stone. While another star Aldebaran, the pale rose star marking the right eye of the Bull
With Mercury (per Robson) - "Affects the health and domestic affairs, prominence through mercurial matters, offers material gain, and the beginnings of new political undertakings."
Aldebaran (now around 10 degrees Gemini) is known to both offer great honors and incite wars.
Since Mars will conjunct Aldebaran around June 14th. With Alcyone alone now around 2 degrees Gemini touching the Sun on Monday and relating to the deaths of a great number of people and potentially deadly fires. Some interpretations of these stars in Gemini via the mundane representations could mean Wars, incest, immorality, death of young people, abortive births, famine, storms and death of birds.
If in the east, trouble to kings, and, if in the west, rain and floods.