|Chart for Washington, D.C. USA|
The first day of winter in the Northern hemisphere
*It is the Summer Solstice in the Southern hemisphere
12:11 P.M. EST Washington, D.C.
article by Marlene Pfeifle, CAP
click here to read article in full
Well, the world didn't come to end when the Myan Calendar ended last December 21, and here we are now, near the end of 2013, at yet another winter solstice in the Northern hemisphere. (It is the Summer Solstice in the Southern hemisphere).
And, following the New Moon in Sagittarius, (to my surprise!) it appeared that the Grinch just might steal Christmas! But stocks finally experienced a Santa Claus rally this week. And now as we head toward the end of 2013, the Capricorn New Moon and New Year 2014, I wish all who celebrate the holidays a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. And Happy Solstice!
In the chart above, the 2013 Capricorn ingress for Washington D.C., the Sun is in the ninth house conjunct the Capricorn mid-heaven. Whenever a planet is conjunct an angle it has considerably more strength and influence, and because it straddles the cusp of two houses it influences issues represented by both houses.
Saturn is square the Leo Moon from the eighth house. This aspect diminishes the positive influence the Sun might have in either house, although there is opportunity for good-will indicated by the sextile to the Sun from Neptune in the twelfth house.
Upcoming Astrological Events of the Season
Dec 24 MERCURY into Capricorn
Dec 25 (market closed for Christmas) MARS Opposition URANUS,
Dec 29 (Sunday), SUN Square URANUS, MERCURY Square URANUS
Dec 30 MARS Square PLUTO
Dec 31 MERCURY Conjunction PLUTO , MERCURY Square MARS
Jan 01 Capricorn New Moon, SUN Conjunction PLUTO
Jan 02 SUN Square MARS
Jan 08 MARS Square JUPITER
Jan 11 (Saturday) MERCURY into Aquarius
Jan 15 Full Moon
Jan 16 VENUS Square MARS
Jan 19 (Sunday) SUN into Aquarius
Jan 30 Aquarius New Moon
Jan 31 VENUS Direct , JUPITER Opposition PLUTO, MERCURY into Pisces
To read the article in full with discussion of Astrological Events and chart analysis, and upcoming astrological events for February and March click here The Winter Solstice - 2013
All the best for a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year!~ Marley
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