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Short Report - Forecast

from April 2017
for Michael Costin [Adb], born on 11 October 1959
Text by Robert Hand, Copyright © Astrodienst AG 2017
Introduction

Power struggles * Pluto square Sun: * End of February 2016 until mid-October 2018:

Psychological explosions * Uranus opposition Mars: * Mid-May 2016 until mid-January 2018:

Exuberant optimism * Jupiter conjunction Sun: * Beginning of December 2016 until mid-August 2017:

Family matters * Saturn sextile Moon: * End of December 2016 until beginning of October 2017:

With little effort * Jupiter trine Moon: * End of December 2016 until beginning of September 2017:

An exuberant time * Jupiter conjunction Mars: * Mid-January 2017 until mid-September 2017:

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Introduction

This report is a short edition of the Forecast Horoscope. It is meant as a sample and advertisement for the full version of the Forecast Horoscope which can be ordered from Astrodienst as a bound report of about 15 - 20 pages.

In the short edition, only a few, but nevertheless important transits over your natal chart are considered. It is likely however that some important transits of this six month period have been omitted in this abbreviated report.

If you are interested in the full pattern of relevant themes, please order the full version of this report. Your best choice of report will be Liz Greene's Yearly Horoscope Analysis or Robert Hand's Transits of the Year. These reports will select the really relevant themes of a 12-month period for you, and deal with them in depth and style.

The report was generated for 6 months starting from the 1st of April 2017 with the following birth data: male, born on 11 October 1959 at 5:05 pm in Salem, Massachusetts.

Your sun sign is Libra. This is the sign in which the Sun is in your birth chart. Your Ascendant is in Pisces, and your Moon is in Aquarius.

 

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Pluto square Sun: Power struggles

End of February 2016 until mid-October 2018: This time is a test of your strength and the energy with which you have established yourself in your world. The test may take many forms, but in any form it will require that your sense of personhood be in reasonably good shape; in other words, you should know who and what you are. If you do not really know yourself, this time is likely to bring about crises that will cause major changes in your life.

One form that it may take is a test of your self-control as you try to get ahead in the world. This influence stimulates your ambition and desire for power out of all proportion. If there is a ruthless side to your personality that will do anything to destroy opposition, it will come out now. But, at the same time, forces in your world will try very hard to stop you. To overcome the forces arrayed against you, you will require extreme ruthlessness. On the other hand, you may know precisely what you need to succeed and go after just that, being willing to compromise and make your success also the success of others. This is the proper course to take, but unfortunately this kind of accommodating spirit is not often found.

If you are of a more retiring disposition, you may experience this time quite differently. Instead of being the person on a power trip, you may have to contend with someone else who is. Here again you must determine exactly your rights and needs as an individual and stand up for them. The problem here is not that you will overstep your bounds but that someone else will. But you must fight or at least resist. Either of these power struggles is most likely to occur in your profession, quite possibly with someone in authority.

This energy may also surface in the outer expression of your life. You may be surrounded by conditions of breakdown and decay, which are an outward sign of the need to rebuild within. Under extreme conditions, this influence can release its energy in a single explosive burst as an injury or physical assault. Certainly you should avoid conflicts with others that may lead to physical fighting, because the energies here are quite dangerous.

 

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Uranus opposition Mars: Psychological explosions

Mid-May 2016 until mid-January 2018: With this influence you can expect rebellious and explosive energies to enter your life. You may begin to chafe at the restrictions on your life and break free of them, or others may rebel against restrictions that you have placed on them.

You are likely to be in a fighting mood toward anyone who says that you cannot do something. You will act more impulsively and fly off the handle at the slightest provocation, especially if you usually tend to hold everything in. You want to assert yourself, and you are not terribly concerned about the obstacles you come up against.

One manifestation of this influence can be a new fondness for taking risks. You take chances and do things that don't have much chance of working out. Subconsciously you may be trying to prove yourself by pulling off a "long shot" or making a big splash if you fail.

Sometimes you can suppress this feeling of rebellious self-assertion and make your life go on as if nothing were happening. But this is not a good idea, because the energy does not go away. This influence signifies that you need to make changes in your life that will allow you to be more self-assertive than you have been.

This influence may also affect your relations with other people. If others feel the need to be more assertive with you, let them state their case and then try to come to some accommodation with them. If you allow others to be themselves with you, it will be easier to be yourself with them. Trying to live according to your old plan is not likely to work out very well at this time. Psychological explosions are expressions of unresolved tensions that should have been handled before when there was less energy behind them. Even now it is not too late to handle them, if you are willing to be flexible. You may have to make truly revolutionary changes in your life, but you will benefit in the long run.

 

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Jupiter conjunction Sun: Exuberant optimism

Beginning of December 2016 until mid-August 2017: Traditionally this is considered one of the most marvelous influences, and indeed it is quite good. At the very least, you will feel good at this time. Your health is good, and you feel very optimistic. For a while it may seem that everything is working out perfectly, and if you make an effort, it will. But if you simply sit back and enjoy this time, its beneficent influence will pass away with little to show for it afterward.

This is the beginning of a new twelve-year cycle of growth in your life. It is a time to initiate new projects and expand your activities so that you can experience life from a broader perspective. You may find that you can escape from some narrowing and inhibiting circumstance that has prevented you from realizing your full potential as a human being. Sometimes people travel under this configuration, but usually the traveling is more in the mind.

This is a good time to study a subject that raises your consciousness or expands your view of the world, and it is an excellent time for going back to school. You may also meet new people who expose you to aspects of life that you have never known before. Your freedom will certainly increase.

Even with this influence there are some pitfalls. First of all, your exuberant optimism can cause you to overdo or overreach yourself, so that when this time is over, you find yourself out on the proverbial limb. Exercise a certain amount of restraint and build upon what you have rather than trying to increase your holdings beyond your ability to handle them. Be careful of extravagance, and if you invest money, remember that today's luck is not permanent.

 

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Saturn sextile Moon: Family matters

End of December 2016 until beginning of October 2017: This influence gives you a sense of discipline and self-control, which will make it easier to deal with the emotionally complicated issues in your life that you normally avoid. At this time you can deal with difficult relationships that you could not handle in the past with proper detachment and objectivity. You can reflect upon your feelings and examine them without letting them control you. Make whatever changes should be made in your personal life with confidence that you are seeing the truth clearly.

This influence enables you to build constructively upon your past and to embody its best teachings into your current life. Anything you do at this time must have a strong connection with your past life. This is not the time to make a radical break with tradition.

A related effect is that during this time family matters may become very important to you, especially matters concerning one or both of your parents. Here again the self-control that this influence confers will ensure that your family interactions are constructive. You are in better control than usual of your unconscious attitudes and the behavior generated by them, especially as regards family and loved ones.

However, along with all of this is the need to be aware of what you are doing, which is relatively easy with this influence. But if you take a passive attitude and simply let things slide by you with no effort on your part, the old patterns in your life will take over, and little progress will be made. This period is an opportunity to take conscious control in your life. Nothing will force you to do so if you don't want to, but you would lose an excellent opportunity.

 

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Jupiter trine Moon: With little effort

End of December 2016 until beginning of September 2017: Usually you will feel very good with this influence, quite optimistic and generous. You will be concerned about the welfare of those around you and will want to protect the people you love. At this time you will attract favorable circumstances and resources with little effort, which will seem very pleasant now. But you should not expect this to keep on happening indefinitely. In particular, people may come after you to meet you for some reason, and these people could be quite beneficial to you in business or personal affairs. Regardless of your own sex, you may very well benefit from women during this time.

In some people this influence may stimulate an interest in religious and spiritual thought, but your views would be more strongly concerned with ethics and morality than with a more mystical approach to religion.

At the very least you can expect to feel quite good at this time, and even if nothing tremendous comes out of it, you will have a feeling of satisfaction and of being at peace with yourself.

 

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Jupiter conjunction Mars: An exuberant time

Mid-January 2017 until mid-September 2017: This is a very exuberant time, with high energies. You feel physically strong and fit, and you are more willing to be active and take chances than at other times. Vigorous physical activity is one of the best ways to use this energy, which strengthens your body and allows you to accomplish more than usual.

Almost anything that you direct your energies to, especially an activity that requires a lot of energy, will seem to flow and happen as if you were not making any effort at all. It is important to realize, however, that you are in fact working quite hard; after this period, and even during it to some extent, you will need to stop a while and rest. One of the problems at this time is that because you don't realize how hard your body and mind are working, there is a real danger that you will overwork yourself. Certainly, if you are not in excellent physical condition you should not take up heavy physical work without preparing for it, but that is just what you might do with this influence.

This is a good time to begin a new project, as long as you don't overextend yourself. You have much more initiative than usual, and you can accomplish a great deal by yourself. Working with others may be frustrating, because it is hard for you to put up with their slower pace.

Often this influence is expressed through doing something that requires a magnificent sense of timing or planning. Or you will do something that works out very well for you in the long run. Even if it doesn't require great energy, it will pay great dividends in the future.


Short Report - Forecast April 2017 to September 2017
for Michael Costin [Adb] (male)
born on 11 October 1959 local time: 5:05 pm
in Salem, MA (US) U.T.: 21:05
70w54, 42n31 sid. time: 17:40:13

Planetary positions
planet sign degree motion
Sun Libra 17°47'49 in house 7 direct
Moon Aquarius 21°46'32 in house 12 direct
Mercury Scorpio 4°06'04 in house 7 direct
Venus Virgo 6°07'34 in house 6 direct
Mars Libra 23°35'51 in house 7 direct
Jupiter Sagittarius 1°09'55 in house 8 direct
Saturn Capricorn 1°32'39 in house 10 direct
Uranus Leo 20°06'55 in house 6 direct
Neptune Scorpio 5°59'40 in house 8 direct
Pluto Virgo 5°20'28 in house 6 direct
True Node Libra 3°59'31 in house 7 direct

House positions (Placidus)
Ascendant Pisces 21°04'39
2nd House Taurus 5°48'43
3rd House Gemini 3°53'48
Imum Coeli Gemini 25°27'33
5th House Cancer 16°15'21
6th House Leo 11°30'32
Descendant Virgo 21°04'39
8th House Scorpio 5°48'43
9th House Sagittarius 3°53'48
Medium Coeli Sagittarius 25°27'33
11th House Capricorn 16°15'21
12th House Aquarius 11°30'32

Transits
Pluto square Sun End of February 2016 until mid-October 2018
Uranus opposition Mars Mid-May 2016 until mid-January 2018
Jupiter conjunction Sun Beginning of December 2016 until mid-August 2017
Saturn sextile Moon End of December 2016 until beginning of October 2017
Jupiter trine Moon End of December 2016 until beginning of September 2017
Jupiter conjunction Mars Mid-January 2017 until mid-September 2017

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