Reflections / Shadows / Symmetries = Antiscia
Planets in antiscia and contra-antiscia reflect each other across the cardinal axis. This axis is formed by the four seasonal turning points: the zero degree entry point of each cardinal sign. The cardinal axis 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 (i.e., the tropical zodiac), and the earth's equator. Planets connect in antiscia when they reflect or mirror one another across this axis. Like a planetary statement made by two planets in aspect or conjunction, planets in antiscia make a terrestrial (or mundane) statement: a statement for the world which is relevant for everyone. Therefore planets in antiscia can provide insight into the energy of the day, as well as help to enrich your natal and dynamic chart delineations. More on antiscia here...
Important chart for the month. Solar Eclipse (new moon) 8 Pisces 12
I'm not soothed at all by this chart. Do with it what you like.
I hope someone doesn't start a war.
To use the list of antiscia below, simply blend the meanings of planets in combination.
- All connections are within 30 minutes of arc or less.
- Dates showing one planet indicate its ingress onto the cardinal axis (meaning it's at zero cardinal and ought to feature prominently that day).
- Those with a (c) indicate contra-antiscia: symmetrical arrangement around the Aries/Libra axis, aka: equal rising signs.
In addition to the books I reference on this page, an online resource for planetary pairs and midpoints is this one by John Sandbach. Or you can simply apply your basic astrological understanding of the planets. Think of the pairs and combinations as conjunctions; and remember you can consider their shared or reflected dignity and reception.
DAYS IN FEBRUARY + PLANETS IN ANTISCIA
* Uranus Neptune (c) -in wider orb, but still relevant
2 Moon Jupiter
2 Moon Node
2, 3, 4 Venus (0 ARI)
3 Moon Sun (c)
5 Moon Mercury (c)
5 Moon Pluto (c)
5, 6, 7 Mars Chiron (c)
6 Moon (0 CAN)
7 Moon Saturn (c)
11 Moon Jupiter (c)
11 Moon Uranus
12 Moon Mars
12, 13, 14 Venus Chiron (c)
13 Moon Venus
13 Moon (0 LIB)
14 Moon Chiron
15 Moon Neptune
15 Moon Node
16 Moon Sun
17 Moon Mercury
19 Moon Pluto
20 Moon (0 CAP)
20, 21, 22, 23 Mars Neptune (c)
21 Moon Saturn
24, 25, 26 Sun Jupiter (solar eclipse/new moon 9 Pisces)
25, 26, 27 Sun Mars|Uranus (c) (solar eclipse/new moon 9 Pisces)
25 Moon Jupiter
26 Moon Mars|Uranus (c) (solar eclipse/new moon 9 Pisces)
26 Moon Venus (c)
27 Moon (0 ARI)
28 Moon Chiron (c)
28 Mercury Mars (c)
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