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Astrological Overview: June 20 - 26, 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: Mercury sextile Jupiter
TUE: Venus trine Pluto, Sun enters Cancer (Solstice)
WED: Venus enters Gemini
THU: Sun semisquare Uranus, Venus semisquare Chiron, Saturn sextile Eris
FRI: Venus semisquare Ceres
SAT: Mercury sesquiquadrate Pluto, Uranus sextile Ceres
SUN: No major aspects are exact today


CANCER SOLSTICE: On Tuesday, June 21, at 2:13 a.m. PDT, the Sun makes ingress into the sign of Cancer. The first day of this astrological month marks one of the two solstices in our calendar year; these are the days when the physical sun reaches either the highest or lowest point in the sky, depending on the hemisphere in which you reside. Ancient astronomers and astrologers knew this to be the day when the sun seemed to stand still, and would thereafter gradually reverse its previous trajectory.
The word "solstice" is from two Latin words: "sol," meaning the sun, and "sistere," which means to stand still. For those living in the Northern Hemisphere, Tuesday heralds the first day of summer and the day of the longest light. If you live in lands south of the equator, this is the first day of winter and the shortest day of the year.

THEMES FOR THE SEASON: The astrological "birth chart" drawn for a solstice or an equinox is said to reflect themes that we will be working with for the next three months. Most significant...

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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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