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Astrological Overview: August 8 - 14, 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: Sun trine Chiron, Venus opposite Pluto
TUE: Mercury quincunx Jupiter, Mars semisquare Jupiter
WED: Sun square nodal axis
THU: Jupiter trine Ceres, Sun square Uranus, Mercury sesquiquadrate Pluto, Venus enters Leo, Mars sextile Neptune
FRI: No major aspects are exact today
SAT: No major aspects are exact today
SUN: Sun opposite Saturn, Mercury quincunx Chiron, Mars trine Pluto


FLASHBACK: In addition to the heat of the Uranus-Mars alignment, which continues for another week or so, we may be starting to feel a sense of déjà vu, observing that situations from the not-too-distant past seem to be repeating in some way. This is likely due to the return in August of two aspects that have contributed to major events over the past couple of years: the Pluto-Eris square (2020-2021) and the Saturn-Uranus square (2021). Both of these challenging aspects are again within "orb" (active range), and will be influencing earthly affairs for the next two to three months.

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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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