The solar eclipse in Gemini happens at midnight GMT on May 21st. It is visible from Thailand to New Mexico, across the Pacific and pulling on the Ring of Fire including southern China, Japan, and the west coast of the US. Earthquake activity may follow this event. In light of the fragile condition of Fukushima, and that this eclipse is visible over Japan, we have cause for concern.
The eclipse is at 00 degrees Gemini. Repercussions can happen when the Moon transits square, opposite, and conjunction the eclipse degree on May 28th, June 3rd, June 9th, and June 16th, and so on. The eclipse degree is sensitive for at least one year, so that transits of the planets square, opposite, and conjunction the eclipse will register events. For example, Jupiter will come to conjunction the eclipse degree on June 12th to 15th. And Mars will come to opposition the eclipse degree on October 7th and 8th.
A solar eclipse in the 1st decanate of Gemini is said to arouse dissention and strife in the world, especially among clergy and in religious circles. It also causes hatred, and contempt for law.
To clear up the confusion currently circulating about this eclipse, the eclipse cycle is 19 years. That means that every 19 years an eclipse happens in the same place. In other words,19 years ago there was a solar eclipse at 00 Gemini just like there is a eclipse at 00 Gemini today.
The eclipse is not in a precise alignment with the Pleaides. Pleaides is in Taurus. The eclipse is in Gemini. The distance between the eclipse and the Pleaides is over 2 degrees, which, when translated into miles, equals light years considering the distance of the Sun to those stars.
This eclipse does not represent an event that happens once every 26,000 years. The 26,000 years is an approximate number for the precession of equinoxes. The fixed stars appear to move backwards against the Zodiac approximately 50" a year.
If we read the eclipse as being in conjunction with the Pleaides, we have to see that the violence denoted by the 1st decanate of Gemini is only exacerbated by the Pleaides. Sun and Moon on Pleaides is traditionally linked with blindness, physical and spiritual, and violence.
An outstanding aspect from the eclipse is its square to Neptune. Perhaps this accounts for the fantastic confusion now circulating about this event. At any rate, the eclipse square Neptune is spreading in the world a strong discontentment amongst the poor against the wealthy, unrelenting powers of imperialism.
We also see the square aspect between Uranus and Pluto coming into focus, Uranus now at 7 degrees Aries, and Pluto at 9 degrees Capricorn. This shows the growing tension between large corporate, financial and political organizations and challenging forces; the structures will not hold up due to underground criminality in the circles of world power. Pluto will play a strong role in the coming months in the situation of the Eurozone, the UK, and Washington DC. The square of Uranus and Pluto reaches exact in June, next month, at 8 degrees Aries and Capricorn, resp. This square aspect will register very strongly through the summer months, as shown in the Summer Solstice chart. The situation in the world is going to heat up through the summer and fall months.
Even more significantly, the square of Uranus and Pluto will reach exact again in April, 2014 at 13 degrees Aries and Capricorn. 13 degrees Aries and Capricorn are critical degrees; this means the world situation will be in deeper crisis that year than it is this year. Also note that in April, 2014, when Uranus and Pluto are exactly square in critical degrees, there will be two eclipses. Crisis conditions will last through 2014 and 2015.
Today's eclipse is in exact sextile with the Vernal Equinox (the Sun at 00 Aries, March 20th). This is a very good aspect. It will open up opportunities for communication and greater cooperation in face of the difficulties the world is facing.
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