Mars in Focus: Individual and Society

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


This week, Mars in Cancer comes into range of opposing the Saturn-Pluto conjunction. I’ve been writing about this for weeks, such as in this article, and this one. And Friday, I released a video that offers another take on the aspect pattern, and gives some of its history. With all of that said, I want […]

Magdalena New Moon

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Monday’s New Moon is in Gemini. One of its distinctive features is its location in the United States chart on the relationship angle. The suggestion is that there is some news, development or at least the need for attention focused on this aspect of our lives.

Quicksilver Gem: Mercury Conjunct the Sun

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Mars, the ruling planet of Aries, is one of the best-known astrological symbols of individuality. It’s also seen as the planet of aggression. The philosopher Marshall McLuhan made the connection between the two: it is through asserting oneself, and the bump and grind of human interaction, that we find out who we are.

Mars and the Cardinal Cross

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


This week, the movement of Mars begins a new phase of astrological history. Here is an idea to work with, if you strive to understand astrology. In every era, there are slow-moving patterns of planets that take a long time to form, and hold their positions for years, and sometimes for many years. Then there […]

Mars Opposite Jupiter: Aim for Being Truthful

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Uranus is now in the discovery degree of Chiron, 4 Taurus, with the Sabian symbol, “The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.” (That is the source of “Rainbow bridge between the inner and outer planets,” used in the title of an early book on Chiron). This is bringing out the Uranian aspect of Chiron — the quest for transformation, rather than an emphasis on inner healing.