After a little summer break, the list of monthly antiscia is back!
Antiscia and contra-antiscia have been recognized and used for 2,000 years as a way to show connection and sympathy between planets and signs. Planets in antiscia reflect or mirror one another across the cardinal axis. Favored by Uranians, and used by Hellenistic, Persian, Medieval, and modern tropical astrologers in the know, these perfectly symmetrical arrangements, falling equidistant from any of the four zero cardinal points (0 Cancer/Capricorn and 0 Aries/Libra), add insight in both natal and mundane chart delineation. Antiscia is another factor to consider when tracking or contemplating the energies (or astrological weather) of a point in time.
The cardinal axis marks the turning of the seasons at the solstice and equinox. Sometimes referred to simply as the Aries Point, the cardinal axis is important because everything on earth is affected by seasonal change, it is through this point that each one of us connects to the world. The cardinal axis is a factor we all share.
To use this list, simply blend the meanings of planets in combination. Bold dates indicate the strongest day for a particular planetary expression. Dates showing only one planet indicate its ingress into a Cardinal sign, i.e. it is sitting directly on the Cardinal axis, and so should feature prominently that day. Those marked with an asterisk are antiscia formed around the midpoint of two Cardinal signs, the midpoint being 15 degrees Fixed. Those with a (c) indicate contra-antiscia and are a symmetrical arrangement around the Aries/Libra axis.
5th Mars|Jupiter *
6th Sun *
6th, 7th Venus
16th Sun|Mercury *
18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd Mars|Neptune
22nd Mars|Node *
22nd, 23rd Sun|Mars (c)
23rd Mercury *
23rd, 24th, 25th Venus|Jupiter
25th, 26th, 27th Sun|Saturn (c)
29th, 30th Mercury|Mars (c)