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This week’s Planet Waves FM looks at Monday’s chart for Sun conjunct Uranus in Taurus — the first of seven annual conjunctions. Then I spend the next 90 minutes reading from, and commenting on, the report of the Special Counsel on the antics of Donald Trump and Russia.
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Monday, the Sun is conjunct Uranus in Taurus for the first time. Last year when the Sun conjoined Uranus, it was still in Aries, before making a brief visit to Taurus last spring and summer.
Power House Mechanic by Lewis Hine, WPA.
I’ve found that conjunctions of the Sun to outer planets give a clue to how the outer planet can manifest. With Uranus in a new sign, many people are curious. The conjunction is exact Monday at 7:07 pm EDT. Counting Monday’s, there will be a total of seven Sun-Uranus conjunctions in Taurus, with the last one being on May 17, 2025. Each one counts. Each will shake up the world in its own way.
One of the reasons that Uranus in Taurus is so interesting is the contrast. It’s like a hot fudge sundae. Uranus is known and revered for its eccentricity, inventiveness and association with revolution. Taurus is known for its respect for custom and tradition. Any Taurus person I know aspires to be dependable and consistent, and has a touch of the old-fashioned.
So when you combine the two, you get this futuristic impulse in Uranus mingling with the stability and continuity of Taurus. Yet there is a fierce creative potency contained within Taurus that I’ve hardly seen matched by any other sign, save for possibly Libra (in traditional astrology, both are ruled by Venus). The contrast is striking, and relevant. My take is that Uranus will activate the deepest creative quality of Taurus in many different ways.