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Astrological Overview: May 9 - 15, 2022

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: No major aspects are exact today
TUE: Mercury stations retrograde, Jupiter enters Aries, Venus semisquare Saturn
WED: Jupiter semisquare Uranus
THU: No major aspects are exact today
FRI: Sun conjunct South Node
SAT: Mars sextile North Node
SUN: Venus conjunct Chiron, Sun square Saturn, Sun sextile Neptune, Full Moon/Total Lunar Eclipse 9:13 p.m. PDT****

This week’s planetary events,  are significant!
TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE: The Full Moon that occurs next Sunday, May 15, is also a powerful Total Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will reach totality at 9:11 p.m. PDT on Sunday night, which means it will occur early on Monday, May 16, for Eastern and other time zones. The eclipse will be visible from North and South America, plus parts of Europe and Africa.

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All eclipses provide the opportunity to align with our higher destiny, but total eclipses are especially transformational. Even the fact that a Total Lunar Eclipse is called a "Blood Moon" (due to the reddish hue that it gains at totality) lends a sense of intrigue and even foreboding to the event. And, while all lunar eclipses involve a process of emotional cleansing, with this Full Moon eclipse in cathartic Scorpio, deep feelings that we may have been keeping at bay are likely to come to the surface to be released and healed...

Continue Reading this article at InnerSelf.com (plus audio/mp3 version of article)

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About the Author

Pam YounghansPam 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. If you are interested in an astrology reading, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or leave a message at 425.445.3775.

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