A Busy Week in the Local Cosmos

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

nov11-2018

It’s taken me a while to figure this out, but astrology is a story that never resolves. There are points of resolution, though there are so many cycles running at once that one tends to lead to another, or three or four are going off at once. That said, this has been an unusual year, with one inner planet retrograde after the next.

Saturn and Pluto: The Election in Context

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

nov4-2018-alt

The astrology of Tuesday’s congressional election is set within the wider context of many astrological events involving Pluto and Capricorn. Tuesday’s astrology does not stand on its own; there’s a long arc of history involved, because the United States is in its Pluto return, an event that happens just once every 250 years.

Sun Opposite Albion: Beyond This Obsession

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

oct28-1-2018

My take on 1992 QB1, which I’ve been tracking since I was given an ephemeris by Robert von Heeren in 1998, is that it can take us past the “death works” or “grow or die” concept of evolution, into something gentler. QB1/Albion is beyond Pluto, after all, and part of another world; its orbit is different from that of Pluto and it has a different vibration as a result.

Mercury Conjunct Retrograde Venus

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

oct14-1-2018

This week arrives with one of the more symbolic encounters along our current Scorpio journey: Mercury conjunct retrograde Venus. The most recent previous encounter was retrograde Venus square Mars in Aquarius. That was how last week felt — halfway between the Twilight Zone and a hostage situation.