Mars is the focus for the Fire Kite he has formed with the Fire Grand Trine of Saturn in Sagittarius, Uranus in Aries and the North Node in Leo, at this point in time. His separating opposition to Saturn has created a more dynamic Kite pattern from their Grand Trine which spurs them on to a more active role.
The Gemini New Moon with Medusa will be on May 26, at 5.46 am in Melbourne (AEST), at 4 degrees and 47 minutes of Gemini, so in it’s 5th degree. The Sabian symbol is “A revolutionary magazine asking for action”, it speaks of the explosive tendency of repressed feelings and root emotions, the desire to reach beyond established forms to make change.
Venus opposite Jupiter all day today so there is a need to beware of excesses. Something like in this painting of Jupiter and Selele by Gustave Moreau, Jupiter is just too big and overpowering for Venus.
The Moon was merging energy with the asteroid Minerva from 6 am until 10 am, Minerva was the Roman equivalent of Pallas Athena, Greek Goddess of wisdom, the intellect, strategy, the city, arts and crafts.
The change of the North Node to Leo this morning, took place a day before the Scorpio Full Moon tomorrow May 11, when Scorpio’s ruler, Pluto Dark Lord of the Underworld, will be involved a productive easy opposition or harmonious connection to the Sun and Moon
The big news this month is the Nodes of the Moon change sign on May 10! To evolutionary astrologers like myself, the Moon’s Nodes are the most important points in any person’s birth or natal chart, as they tell the story of the repressed emotional patterns your soul has came here to heal!
Saturn Retrograde squares Chiron on May 1 (AEST) creating a crisis in consciousness at a community level. The pair have been squaring each other within an 8 degrees orb since 23 October last year which continues on until the Capricorn New Moon in January 2018 by which time Saturn will have moved on to just over 3 degrees of Capricorn.