Planets in antiscia and contra-antiscia reflect each other across the cardinal axis. The cardinal axis (sometimes called the Aries Point) is essentially the node of the Sun and is a point we all share. It is the intersection of two Great Circles: the ecliptic, which is the sun's path (the tropical zodiac), and the earth's equator. A planetary pair is formed when planets connect by reflecting one another across the cardinal axis. Like the planetary statement made by two planets in aspect or conjunction, planets in antiscia make a terrestrial (or mundane) statement: a statement for the world. Therefore, planetary pairs can provide insight into the energy of the day, as well as enriching natal and dynamic chart delineation. More on antiscia here...    

To use the list below, simply blend the meanings of the planets in combination. 

  • Bold dates indicate a particular planetary expression is exact (within 10 minutes of arc).
  • Dates showing one planet indicate its ingress onto the cardinal axis (meaning it's at zero cardinal or fifteen degrees fixed (midpoint), and ought to feature prominently that day).
  • Those with a (c) indicate contra-antiscia - a symmetrical arrangement around the Aries/Libra axis.

Mars Chiron antiscia perfects (around 7pm) and Mars opposes Uranus (Uranus is contra-antiscia Chiron). All of this occurs during the Cardinal Grand Cross alignment. Wow.

Day of month + Planetary Pair 

3, 4, 5   Sun Chiron (c)  

5   Moon  (0 CAN)

5, 6   Venus Node 

7   Mercury  (0 ARI)

12   Sun Venus (c)

12, 13, 14   Sun Neptune (c)

13   Moon  (0 LIB)

14, 15   Mercury Chiron (c) 

14–22, 23, 24–30   Uranus Chiron (c)

16, 17   Mercury Venus (c)

On the 90 degree dial.
Note: Moon Saturn and Neptune approaching 22.5

18, 19, 20   Venus Mars

19   Moon  (0 CAP)

19, 20   Mercury Neptune (c)

19, 20, 21   Venus Uranus (c)

19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26   Mars Chiron

26   Moon  (0 ARI) 


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