Daily Archives: June 11, 2010

Jupiter met Uranus, 8.6.10 : Calm down – we’re still here!

….and a fresh Jupiter/Uranus 14-year cycle has just begun…..

AND – a new astrology study is about to commence (the sequel to the one I did in 1997), with a brilliant new group of volunteer researchers joining me to share their experiences over the next year.

But first, let me set a sensible context (astrologers? sensible? It is possible…) by quoting from one of the articles I wrote and published on this site in the run-up to the Great Event of 8.6.10 : (18.5.10: Jupiter meets Uranus, sky falls in: Yes,no….or merely maybe?)

“……It is an ancient human tendency to imagine that the end of the world or civilisation as we know it is just around the corner. Maybe it is – or maybe not. We don’t really KNOW what the upcoming Jupiter/Uranus conjunction and its attendant pattern will bring. It certainly represents a perfect backdrop onto which to project our burgeoning collective anxieties about the deteriorating condition of our culture and of our planet.  But human life has always been turbulent, dangerous and often fatal, regardless of where the planets happen to be. So can we all calm down and just get on with life?

I trust that those few moderating paragraphs will have at least temporarily helped to reduce your blood pressure, and injected a rather needed note of  philosophical detachment into your contemplation of the Summer of 2010……”

We also need to remember that, with any planetary cycle, the first time the two planets meet, as Jupiter and Uranus famously did on Tuesday, is just the beginning.

The New Moon - fragile, fluid, barely forming....

The New Moon - fragile, fluid, barely forming....

For example, in the ordinary 29.5 day cycle of the Sun and Moon, the two planets meet, in darkness, as they will tomorrow at 21 deg. 24 min. Gemini. It takes 2-3 days for the fragile crescent of the New Moon to appear, a sign in the heavens that the energy represented by the latest New Moon is just beginning to take shape and to manifest in the world. This is why traditional advice is to wait until a few days after any New Moon before launching a new venture of any kind. Before that, the energy is considered to be too fluid and unstable.

This general principle applies very well to the new Jupiter/Uranus conjunction at 0 deg.18 min. Aries. The energy created is dynamic, unique, door-opening, pioneering, fluid, quite unstable and likely to remain so for the best part of another year. The planets meet exactly again on 19th September 10, this time at 28 deg. 43 min. Pisces, with both planets retrograde.

Then again on Jan 04 2011, at 27 deg. 02 min. Pisces going direct. Jupiter returns to Aries on 22 January 2011, Uranus not until 12th March 2011. At this point there is a 10 degree orb of separation between the two – Jupiter at 10 deg. Aries.

Only then should we consider the conjunction to have done its initial mould-shattering work,  and the new 14-year cycle to have truly begun.


So – anyone out there who is interested in seeing how we mere humans and our planet respond to the great music of the spheres – through the unique combination of notes of Jupiter and Uranus – keep watching this space!

In my book published in 2009, “Jupiter meets Uranus – from erotic bathing to star gazing” I presented collective manifestations of the energy of the Jupiter/Uranus conjunction at 6 deg. Aquarius, as well as the turbulent and unique life histories of my 17 volunteers during the 1997/8 period of the research.

This time, I am largely limiting my efforts to researching the lives of 20 volunteers. I simply do not have time to collect all the collective data I did last time. So – it would be great if followers of this site sent me comments with a brief explanatory note plus reliable Web link, to any collective events they considered to fit the Jupiter/Uranus in Aries terms of reference.

My colleague Jamie Funk of that great site FUNKASTROLOGY highlighted the 8th June 2010 USA-wide vigil of protest against the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico – surely the biggest, most shocking event of the build-up period whilst the conjunction was still in Pisces.

And just this evening, from my friend and colleague Jude Cowell’s brilliant mundane site “Stars Over Washington”,

Jun 10, 2010

House bill to protect US power grid – Jupiter conjunct Uranus

” In a flurry of perfected synchronicity, the House passed a bill yesterday (June 9) to protect America’s power grid – hours after June 8, 2010’s Great Conjunction of idealistic, expansive Jupiter and electrical, disruptive Uranus @ 00Ari18, the Aries Point of World Manifestation, Fame, Prominence, and Recognition….”

AND – my personal scientific highlights:

the first on 20 May 2010, just a couple of weeks before the conjunction was exact: Craig Venter’s company created the first artificial living cell – using highly sophisticated computer technology.

Second, on June 7, 2010 at 10:11 pm e, Sherry said: ‘ Here is an exciting piece of news from MSN: Chinese scientists have been able to “teleport” data over long distances using quantum entanglement. Perfect Jupiter/Uranus symbolism!’


There is much, much more which I simply do not have the time to assemble. We are living in very fraught, but very exciting times…..

to be continued  – keep dropping by!



My main site is Writing from the Twelfth House, a popular magazine-type blog which has  been included in prestigious and prolific USA blogger Jude Cowell’s Top 10 Astrology Blogs 2009. ….and in  Kreativ Blogger Awards for 2010.

Interested in a sceptic’s take on paranormal experiences? Then check out my new site

“Wisps from the Dazzling Darkness”


900 words copyright Anne Whitaker 2010
Licensed under Creative Commons – for conditions see Home Page