Mar 4, 2011
Pegasus and the Virgo Full Moon of 3.19.11
Image: Horoscope of the Mar 19, 2011 Full Moon 28Vir48 in 3rd house @2:10 pm edt, Capitol Building Washington DC; Hour Moon (changes, fluctuations, publicity); Moon conjunct asteroid Nemesis; Sun 28Pis48 in 9th H conj Uranus 00Ari26, conj Fixed Star Scheat (Beta Pegasus); chart-ruler Moon applies: inconjunct Neptune 29AQ30 (0A42) in 8th H, and opposition Uranus (1A39) in 9th H.
1. Moon inconj Neptune in 8th H (Shared Resources, Credit, Debt, and Transformation) describes a population (Moon) that is over-extended, vulnerable to deception, and has a weakened immune system (healthwise and financially.)
2. Moon oppo Uranus shows our mental and emotional stress and keyed-up nervous systems which need extra rest. (But no Big Green Moths that lead you to sleep-drive or sleep-eat, please!)
Moon, Sun, and Mars
From ancient scrolls (Moon '29Vir') to coiling serpents (Sun '29Pis'), this Full Moon chart is chocked full of interesting symbols and portents for the rest of March 2011 with the Full Moon as culmination of something begun at the last New Moon of March 4, 2011 (today.)
An unaspected Mars 19Pis29 in 9th H of Foreign Lands/Travel and Philosophy/Religion/Higher Education stands alone and adds wild card potential to what is already a wildly disruptive placement: Uranus, again at the Mars-ruled Aries Point. This conjoins US natal Ic as issues from June 2010 may be brought to the fore again since Jupiter and Uranus formed a Great Conjunction there (00Ari18) on 6.8.10; Jupiter/Uranus = a lucky break or win; associations with science, technology, discovery, and exploration; civil unrest; legalities used against strikes, protests, and rebellions; reforms that originate with religious principles.
Our nation's unionized states and the undermining of collective bargaining rights come particularly to mind.
Mars is, however, tied in with the chart energies through the trail of dispositorship: chart-ruler Moon by Mercury, Mercury by Mars, and Mars by Jupiter and Neptune, the speculator pair; Mars and Jupiter are in mutual reception, and...
Mars/Jupiter = Sun: organizational talent; success; leadership; a love of enterprise; resolving to correct errors in judgment.
Mars/Jupiter = Uranus: breaking loose; explosive expression; domination; finding the best political approaches during times of unrest; abrupt uses of social forces; sudden changes in competitive rules,
Agitator Mars' Sabian Symbol: '20Pis' = "A Table Set for an Evening Meal." And in The 360 Degrees of the Zodiac, Adriano Carelli gives an apt word picture for this degree: "Full Moon" = super-rational logic, or no logic at all; a noble soul soaring above the miseries of every day life; a lofty imagination; men in public life led by by merely political principles and sticking to empirical methods; idealists.
Goals, Aspirations, and Ambitions
The Goal Point of the Full Moon (FM) chart is the Mc 13Ari31 ('14Ari' = "A Serpent Coiling Near a Man and a Woman") which has the Mercury/Jupiter midpoint upon it giving the energies an outlet for easy expression upon the World Stage (10th H):
Mercury/Jupiter = Mc: optimism; a wealth of ideas; a good speaker, businessman, or scientist; recognition of principles brings fulfillment; successful planning; a desire to build up (an army?)
(Note: all mdpt pics on this blog are from Tyl; Ebertin; Munkasey; any, all, or none may apply.)
The Mercury/Jupiter midpoint itself relates to a budget strained by inflation or over-expansion (which sums up the US financial condition that US politicians and banksters enabled, engineered, and/or allowed w the GOP seeking to roll back FDR's New Deal and gut LBJ's Great Society programs, no matter who suffers grievously), legal decisions which affect commerce or transportation, plans for growth, religious leaders who crave political power (Huckabee? other?), persuasive advertising (propaganda), luck with gambling schemes, and/or clever proposals. (Paraphrasing Munkasey's Midpoints: Unleashing the Power of the Planets.)
Working behind the scenes in 12th H of Large Institutions and Karma are America's natal Venus, Jupiter, Sun, and Mercury Rx; opposing is US natal Pluto at Descendant which puts our natal progandistic, spying, political-talk-offering-abrupt-changes-to-some-functions Mercury/Pluto opposition on the Full Moon menu.
At the Foundation of the chart, (Ic = Home; Domestic Scene; Homeland; Security), lurks Saturn Rx, still within the process of our nation's Saturn Return. Saturn here and Rx indicates delays and restrictions, and may depress issues relating to the Real Estate market and the foreclosure process; tough controls may be implemented within security programs, and there are potentials for mining and/or weather catastrophes.
Also there may be slyness, deception, and plans beyond all reason connected with Mercury/Jupiter contacts.
As you see, the two societal planets, Jupiter and Saturn, will be opposing one another off and on for some time; this is the culmination or fulfillment phase of their Great Conjunction of May 28, 2000 @ '23Tau' = "A Jewelry Shop Filled with the Most Magnificent Gems" which I believe relates directly to the Great Heist of US Wealth which peaked with Financial Collapse 2008 (Bush-Cheney=Paulson, TARP, etc.) As you know, the heist is ongoing and may have been specifically in its planning stages around the time of the May 2000 conjunction - if so, both Rs and Ds are implicated; the Jupiter/Saturn cycle affects trade, commerce, and stock markets.
Meanwhile, the Saturn/Uranus quindecile (165 degrees of obsession-compulsion) is making itself felt big time by disruption of governing systems while breaking rules and regulations in defiance of law and order; Saturn QD Uranus is driven (QD) to use innovative ideas (Uranus) to break old or outdated concepts (Saturn.) (Quindecile, Ricki Reeves.)
As we read in the news, traditional Saturn's status quo is freaked out by Uranus' progressive, radical ideas and ideals. The Saturn-Uranus cycle is associated with events in the Middle East, particularly with Israel and Palestine; their last Great Conjunction/s occurred 3x in 1988 @ 27-30 Sag, degrees which were triggered when tr Pluto passed over them just before Mr. Underworld entered Capricorn.
Another picture is formed with secret hand Pluto as well:
Sun/Saturn = Pluto: an increased will to retaliate against others for slights; overwhelming rigidity and inflexibility; a disciplined person who wants power; developmental inhibitions due to illness; threat of loss in health or relationship; pressured to change one's entire value system.
The Nodal Axis in Play with Nemesis and Pegasus
Listed on the chart (click to enlarge, upper right) you see the double T-Square patterns of:
Sun/Moon = NN: associative and joining qualities; adaptation; commencing an association; contacts; joint success; groups that help achieve aims.
Moon/Uranus = NN: restless and excitable contacts; ambitious associations; creativity and inventiveness.
With the destined and futuristic North Node in 6th H, we may expect the energies of the March 19th Full Moon to release in the areas of Military, Police, Daily Life, and/or Health Concerns.
So! We have Nemesis (divine retribution; an unbeatable foe) contacting the Full Moon (the people) which falls between America's natal Neptune 22Vir25 and our Secondary Progressed Neptune Rx, opposing the Sun conjunct Fixed Star Scheat in Pegasus, constellation of the winged horse, plus, unpredictable lightening rod Uranus at the Aries Point of World Manifestation.
Pegasus relates to the number 4 of Physical Manifestation with its stars forming a square in the sky, and this links the constellation to the great square of the Sun - the four Equinox and Solstice Points; horses indicate speed and domestication and Pegasus is known in all cultures through the centuries; Scheat's key themes are: a lover of intellect, great mental creativity; Rigor adds turbulence; Ebertin adds a need to get past a 'mortal accident' and then there's a great flow of mental creativity. (Brady's Book of Fixed Stars.
Pluto Still Pulling Strings
Powerful, subversive Pluto 7Cap24 in 6th H of Military-Police Service, and Health remains as apex planet at the Saturn/Uranus midpoint, so the world continues to labor under the dire effects of:
Saturn/Uranus = Pluto: brutality, violence; a desire to overcome a difficult situation through extraordinary effort; tremendous fear of loss; upheaval to protect assets; rebellion; concealing changes to activities; drastic changes in a previously liberal atmosphere; rigid inflexibility replaces adaptation (labor union busting? austerity cuts that harm the people and interfere with economic improvement?)
Since Saturn rules Aquarius, the sign on the Full Moon's 8th cusp - which is sub-ruled by Uranus - 8th H matters are intimately involved with the above indications; penned on the chart are two powerful midpoints conjoining the 8th cusp in Washington: power-craving Sun/Pluto and radical Uranus/Pluto.
And we might even say there's a critical YOD pattern of sorts with the sensitive Moon/ASC sextile at its base and pointing to a crisis-degreed Neptune 29AQ30 (still within orb of US natal Moon 27Aq10 = fraud to the people)...
Moon/Asc = Neptune: feeling wiped out; self-delusion and deception from others; pretensions of concern; falsehood on the part of women; peculiar dislikes.
Neptune, planet of toxicity, is masking tr Ceres (security concerns; food supply, grains, milk; nourishment); FDA actions and inactions may be in the news again with Neptune's mass media emphasis.
And then at Midheaven, and ruling 2nd and 11th houses, is orating, planning, negotiating Mercury, speedy planet of trade, commerce, communications (speech-makers and writers, reporters and bloggers), thinking processes, and crossroads.
With Mercury posited at '17Ari', we have a picture of "Two Prim Spinsters" which negatively indicates 'an increasing exaltation of shallow interests and a witless pretense of distinction and great virtue.' (Jones, The Sabian Symbols in Astrology.)
Ouch! Well, perhaps since this is a mundane chart concerning Politics and political thespians, we may wish to extend the word picture for '17Ari' to include the society-deceiving political 'spin-meisters' of Washington DC.
Yes, there are many other factors to consider in the Full Moon horoscope of March 19, 2011 and big doings are afoot across the nation and the globe so if you wish to comment, discuss, or opine, please leave your on-topic remarks along with any links to related topics. Thanks! Jude