Astrologer Pam Younghans writes this weekly astrological journal based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies. This column is not intended as prediction. Your own experience will be more specifically defined by transits to your personal chart.
Aspects of Note this Week:
All times listed are Pacific Daylight Time. (For Eastern Time, add 3 hours; For Greenwich Mean Time, add 7 hours.)
MON: Mars enters Taurus, Mercury enters Cancer, Mercury sextile Mars TUE: Venus semisquare Mars WED: Venus sextile Chiron, Mercury semisquare Uranus THU: No major aspects are exact today FRI: Sun square Chiron, Mercury square Jupiter SAT: Mercury sesquiquadrate Saturn SUN: Sun sextile Uranus, Saturn quincunx Ceres
COSMIC MESSENGER: As the Moon gradually waxes this week. leading up to the Full Moon on July 13, Comet K2 (PanSTARRS) is also nearing its closest pass of the Earth, set to occur on July 14. Comets are messengers from the far reaches of the universe, and when they are close enough to Earth to be visible in the sky, it indicates a time when new information is being integrated into our consciousness.
Here are insights from three different sources about the meanings of comets:
From the Well and Good website: "Comets are made up of ice, dust, and gasses. Symbolically, we might say they represent our frozen emotions and collective fears, surfacing for us to see and heal. Anything we have been ignoring or suppressing can no longer be ignored. To the ancients, a comet represented change, like an eclipse."...
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About the Author
Pam Younghans is a professional astrologer, editor, and writer. She lives in a log home northeast of Seattle, Washington with her beloved animal companions. She has been interpreting charts professionally for over 25 years.