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patterns were first identified by Marc
Edmund Jones. The classic bucket pattern
chart is composed of a primary group
of nine planets, with a singleton planet
opposing the primary group’s center.
See Dane Rudhyar, Person
Aurora Press, 1980, pp. 186–225,
and Michael R. Meyer, A
Handbook for the Humanistic Astrologer
Mutual reception is when two planets
are in each other’s ruling sign,
creating a powerful but benign relationship
between those planets.
conjunction occurs every 171 years; the
most recent one was during 1993 and was
part of a series of major planetary conjunctions
that took place between 1980–2000
and brought a peaceful end to the Cold
War in a most surprising way. Those born
at the time of this conjunction (especially
if it is powerfully placed, as in this
chart) hold a particular potency. To
learn more, read Astrological
Timing: The Transition to the New Age
by Dane Rudhyar.
Learn more about
the Progressed Lunation Cycle
Lunation Cycle: A
Key to Understanding of Personality
Dane Rudhyar, Aurora Press, 1967 and in the article, An
Overview of Dane Rudhyar's Approach to Cycles
2/98), by Nicki Michaels.
A stellium is a cluster
of three or more planets closely related by sign or
house. Astrologers differ in their use of this term;
some consider a stellium to be five or more planets
(Nicholas deVore, Encyclopedia of Astrology, Totowa,
NJ: Littlefield, Adams & Co., 1976), although others
define it more loosely, as I do (Fred Gettings, The
Arkana Dictionary of Astrology, London: Arkana, 1990).
The Saturn opposition occurs around the age of 15,
when teens move toward autonomy. Read more about developmental
cycles in Cycles of Becoming: The Planetary Pattern
of Growth, by Alexander Ruperti, CRCS Publications,
The solar arc IC conjoins
natal Saturn from September 28, 2003 to September 26,
2007; transiting Saturn opposed natal Saturn from July
25, 2004 to May 16, 2005; and transiting Uranus squared
the Moon from April 15, 2003 to February 7, 2005.