2018 October events

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2018 October events

Post by Jim Eshelman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:51 am

Starting October a little late.
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Deadly limo crash in upstate NY

Post by Jim Eshelman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:52 am

October 6, 2018, just before 2 PM, Schoharie, NY

Two-car collision involving a limousine: 20 died, 17 of them from the birthday celebration that was in the limo, the driver and two pedestrians. (The second vehicle was an empty car.) I'll use 1:50 PM as a working time: Saturn was rising and Uranus on IC.

Year: Capsolar {+2}
Sun on IC 0 28'
Sun on IC 2 08'
Uranus sq. MC 0 06'
-- Sun-Uranus sq. 0 21'
-- Sun-Venus sq. 1 25'
-- Venus-Uranus 1 30' in mundo
-- Sun-Jupiter sq. 0 03' PVP
-- Mars-Jupiter conj. 1 32' PVP
-- Sun-Mars sq. 1 35' PVP
Pluto sq. Asc 1 18'
Moon-Saturn conj. 0 48' in mundo
Moon-Mercury conj. 0 51'

Bridge

Quarter: Cansolar {+1}
Moon on Asc 2 45'
-- Moon-Neptune sq. 0 17' PVP
Saturn is more widely foreground

Month: Caplunar {+3}
(This is perfect!)
Venus sq. MC 0 29'
Uranus on Dsc 1 09'
Mars sq. Asc 1 39'
-- Mars-Uranus sq. 0 12'

Week: Canlunar {+2}
(This one is nearly as good!)
Uranus on Dsc 0 44'
Mars on IC 1 13
-- Mars-Uranus sq. 0 28' in mundo

Day: Capsolar Quotidian & Transits {+2}
t Sun sq. p Moon 0 14'
p MC sq. s Pluto 0 09, t Pluto 0 41'
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t Pluto sq. s Asc 0 48'
t Mercury sq. MC 0 17'

Day: Cansolar Quotidian {+2}
p MC op. s Neptune 1 26'
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Re: Deadly limo crash in upstate NY

Post by Jim Eshelman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:53 am

Veronica wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:15 am
This crash occured at the very bottom of a huge hill in a four way cross. The road had recently barred heavy trucks from use because it is so difficult to stop. The limo was going over 60 mph they say.
The charts are.....well...tragic.

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Bond markets tank

Post by Jim Eshelman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:56 am

On October 8, I wrote:
Jim Eshelman wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:56 pm
Bind markets are tanking with massive losses like haven't been seen often in over 40 years. This is a.bIt of a shock to everyons, since the bond market has been the strongest sustained gain during recovery.

I tho k what this primarily means is that, while short term confidence is quite high, long term confidence is tanking. That, if I remember econ history correctly, is usually a predecessor of a money crisis.
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The US bond market is closed today. Italy's bond market is wierding out and there may be strange things happening tomorrow AM.
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Nikki Haley resigns

Post by Jim Eshelman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:57 am

October 9, JSAD wrote:
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Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:42 am
October 9, 2018. Nikki Haley is stepping down from the UN ambassador position at the end of the year.
The White House learned about it when reporters started asking them about it at 8:24 AM
He and Haley made an official announcement at a 10:30 AM from the Oval Office.
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Hurricane Michael

Post by Jim Eshelman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:03 am

I'm starting a post on Hurricane Michael which I will edit over the next week as appropriate. Over the last day it has accelerated from Category 2 to Category 4 and is already threatening the Gulf coast and Florida panhandle, with secondary effects up into the Carolinas. The Florida governor just ann0ounced that it's too late to leave, and everybody left just has to hunker down and stay as safe as possible. At the moment it is about 15 miles off of Panama City, FL.

A Wikipedia page has started. Here it is:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Michael

At of Wednesday morning (right now), with the focus on Panama City, the new Liblunar has Mercury-Uranus square Asc for Panama City, FL and a barely foreground Mars-Jupiter square. The Caplunar has Moon exactly on IC (rain!) with Mars-Uranus plus Pluto hanging in the foreground fringes.

UPDATE 10/11:
Hurricane Michael made landfall as a 155 mph Category 4 storm (2 mph short of Cat 5) October 10, at 12:15 PM CDT (another source said "just before 1 PM"), in Mexico Beach, FL near Tyndall AFB. Mexico Beach is 29N57 85W25; Tyndall is 30N09 84W39. This is a non-trivial difference, and since most sources say "near Mexico Beach," I think we should go with that. In any case, Saturn was rising as it hit. LATER: Mexico Beach should be the spot. FEMA called it ground zero. The town has effectively ceased to exist. The few houses standing in aerial pictures aren't in their original locations: They were lifted off their foundations and moved across town (if there were still a town to move across).

The CANSOLAR was particularly on-target with Neptune 22' from WP.

The CAPLUNAR has Moon exactly on IC (a rain indicator) with a foreground Mars-Uranus square and a foreground Pluto.

The LIBUNAR has Uranus 06' from square Asc (op. Mercury) and a (barely) foreground partile Mars-Jupiter mundane square.

The quotidians seem just off, as if this were not the most concentrated location. I have yet to find a chart with suitable daily timing other than the Liblunar setting up soon before impact. This is highly unusual.
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Re: 2018 October events

Post by Jupiter Sets at Dawn » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:56 pm

The Dow dropped 831.something points today on news of falling interest rates and trade tension with China.

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Re: 2018 October events

Post by Jim Eshelman » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:56 pm

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Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:56 pm
The Dow dropped 831.something points today on news of falling interest rates and trade tension with China.
For a likely short-term effect, the CapQ MC squared ingress Pluto Wednesday (while Pluto still transits Capsolar IC). The new Liblunar was dormant (though, if read, suggested it would cost people money and create a new investment opportunity), so the Canlunar is still in full-steam mode.
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Re: Hurricane Michael

Post by Jim Eshelman » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:06 pm

These charts were all quite ood until timing the day. Arguably, the trigger was the Liblunar less than a day before the event. Given how well these daily charts normally perform, I'd like to find a fuller explantion of what was going on with daily timing.

In what follows, charts labelled Q are the Q2 as usual, and the PSSIs are all mean rate (but estimated - my quickie check - probably quite close, but know that they weren't rigorously calculated).

Statistics previously have shown that the performance of all three non-Capsolar quotidians / transits perform distinctly better when the Capsolar dailies have nothing to say. Usually we can rely on the Cansolar for this but, it being imperfect, I want to look at the other two as well, in addition to the PSSIs.

Capsolar Quotidian {+0}
p MC sq. p Moon 1°36'

Cansolar Quotidian & Transits {-2|+2 = +1}
p MC conj. s Venus 1°38'
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t Neptune op. s EP 1°31'

Arisolar Quotidian {+2}
p Asc op. t Venus 0°29', sq. t Mars 0°45'
-- Venus-Mars sq. 0°16'
p EP conj. t Uranus 0°20', op. t Mercury 0°45'
-- t Mercury-Uranus op. 0°02'
t MC sq. s Uranus 0°53
t Pluto sq. p Moon 0°37'
-- t Sun op. p Moon 0°49'
-- NB These fell on CapQ Vx 23°18' Virgo
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t Uranus sq. s MC 0°26'
-- t Mercury sq. s MC 0°24'
-- Mercury-Uranus op. 0°02'

Libsolar Quotidian & Transits {+2}
t Pluto sq. p Moon 0°16'
NOTE: LibQ Moon is 23°31' Virgo. AriQ Moon is 23°09' Pisces
----------------------------
t Pluto op. s Asc 1°03'


Capsolar PSSI (Dormant.)

Cansolar PSSI {+2}
p MC sq. t Saturn 0°20', s Saturn 1°22', conj. p Moon 1°37'

Arisolar PSSI {+2}
p MC conj. t Neptune 1°26' applying

Libsolar PSSI (Dormant.)
However, if the apparent solar rate moves this PSSI forward or backward 3°, angles hit Mars or Saturn.


CONCLUSION
Statistics show that the CapQ and Capsolar transits normally handle the daily timing splendidly and, when they don't, the Cansolar equivalents are almost always sufficient to fill the gap.

Technically, that's true here, also, Neptune's transit to Cansolar WP being sufficient to tip the scales to a +1 even in the face of a questionable Venus quotidian crossing.

But, more fully, statistics show that when the CapQ is dormant, all three non-Capsolar daily sets perform much better than usual, and have adequate scores. That also came out this time, since the AriQ + Arisolar transits were quite remarkable. In a symbolically apt way, but with timing more vague, the Libsolar came through as well. Taken together, the Cansolar, Arisolar, and Libsolar timings were quite good, as statistics tell us to suspect.

This doesn't solve the practical problem of how to track such vulnerable times and places - we still need better calculation tools for that - but it does explain the technical considerations of the event.

This leaves the question of the PSSI. Of four possibilities, the Cansolar PSSI (because it's current quarter???) was exactly on, and the Arisolar PSSI was OK. The Cansolar PSSI is the kind of chart we outright expect and hadn't seen. The question, though, is whether this adds anything in the face of the performance of the more conventional tools.
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Re: Deadly limo crash in upstate NY

Post by Jim Eshelman » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:41 pm

New York Times did a wonderful, detailed profile - it reads like a novel - of the people who died in this crash and how the whole thing happened. I recommend the time to read it (it's kinda long) - there were a couple of solar returns on the line with this. Someone could do astrology a great good dead by contacting the families etc. to get these 20 people's birth data.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/13/nyre ... te-ny.html
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