Transits

Transits: The Fear of the Future Transits

Transits: The Fear of the Future

  Question: When I think about an important transit in the future, like one from Saturn, Uranus, or Pluto, my anxiety level goes up. What do I do? One big transit can seem like the absolute energy for the next few years, but it's actually just one part of a complex set of transits, progressions…
What Are Planetary Returns? Transits

What Are Planetary Returns?

What are planetary returns? An astrologer can isolate a specific planet and study its individual cycle, this is the relationship of the transiting planet to its own natal position. Each ‘return’ of a transiting planet to its natal position (conjunction) symbolizes a new beginning according to the na…
Do You Pay Any Attention to the Transiting Sextile? Sextile

Do You Pay Any Attention to the Transiting Sextile?

The sextile is relegated to the periphery of astrology due to its ease and the misconception that a sextile has just half of the power of a trine - or perhaps no power at all! A sextile is a beneficial aspect of the chart, but it isn't always obvious in the personality; some astrologers leave it out…
Major Transitions in the Human Life Cycle Transits

Major Transitions in the Human Life Cycle

Important Transit Notes: Transits to the Sun or Moon affect the core of life and the internal world significantly. Arguably, the Sun and the Moon—the two luminaries—represent the most significant components of the natal chart. In psychological astrology, the Sun represents ego needs and identity, gu…
Full Moon on an Angle: A Very Powerful Trigger Transits

Full Moon on an Angle: A Very Powerful Trigger

What is the significance of the Full Moon conjunct an angle? Here is your answer: We can also look at the lunation cycle as an ordinary transit cycle, because every month the Moon returns to its own place in the birth chart. This is the basis of the lunar return chart, on which many astrologers plac…
How Do You Respond to Transits? Transits

How Do You Respond to Transits?

The Art of Predictive Astrology explains how hard it is for new astrologers to predict an event with more accuracy and to know when something might potentially unfold. It seems, however, that you can actually look to see what type of personality you are in order to work out how you'll respond to an …
Helpful Transit Article: Timing Transits

Helpful Transit Article: Timing

I was really starting to miss my Kepler astrology programme, which used to list all of my transits in a list that was nicely formatted, simple to read, and written in the proper way. I was under the impression that Astrodienst did not include a list of transits.  Simply navigate to the "free horosco…
Opposite Aspects: Mirroring Transits

Opposite Aspects: Mirroring

Question: Does the opposition aspect act as a mirror? Where the square is seen as the most frustrating and the bringer of great crisis, the opposition plays out mostly through others, mirroring back qualities you need to recognize within yourself. Projections are just as much a part of the square as…