In episode 138 of the podcast astrologers Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock join the show to provide an overview of the astrology of 2018.
During the course of the episode we provide an overview of the major planetary transits and aspects this year, such as Saturn spending its first full year in Capricorn, Uranus moving into Taurus, the continuing Leo-Aquarius eclipse series, and more.
The cover art for this episode is from the new 2018 Planetary Movements poster, which is now on sale along with the 2018 PlanetWatcher calendar! You can purchase them both together in our 2018 Astrology Calendar Poster Package.
Below you will find the show notes, followed by links to download or stream the recording of this episode of the podcast.
Timestamps for various parts of the episode, in case you want to skip ahead to a segment:
- 0:00 – 21:17: News and announcements segment
- 21:17 – 2:12:00: Forecast for 2018
- 53:50 – 58:50: Auspicious election for January
News and Announcements
At the top of the show we talk about some news and announcements:
- Our new 2018 astrology calendar poster package is now available for purchase!
- We are giving away 2 copies of the new Bindu Astrology Software program
- Also giving away 3 books to patrons: The Greatness of Saturn, The Gods of Change, and Hellenistic Astrology: The Study of Fate and Fortune.
- Scholarships are available for the United Astrology Conference.
- The conference that is happening in Chicago in May 2018.
- The conference itself has 12 scholarships available.
- Each of the sponsoring orgs are offering some separate scholarships as well.
Major Astrological Alignments in 2018
- Saturn in Capricorn
- Jupiter in Scorpio
- Uranus in and out of Taurus
- Aquarius-Leo Eclipses
- Mercury Retrograde periods all in fire signs
- Mars retrograde in Aquarius/Capricorn
- Venus retrograde in Scorpio/Libra
- Jupiter ingresses into Sagittarius
- Weird lack of exact outer planet aspects
Quarter by Quarter Breakdown
- Jupiter sextile Pluto
- Uranus -> Taurus
- Mars/Sat/Pluto in Cap March 17-May 15 🙁
- Mars square Uranus first of 3 (May)
- Mars Retro
- Mars square Uranus twice
- Venus Retro
- Jupiter -> Sag
- Uranus back into Aries
Auspicious Electional Chart for January 2018
Here is the primary auspicious electional chart that we highlighted for January, which was picked out by electional astrologer Leisa Schaim:
There are four more electional charts that we found for January, which will be presented in our private subscriber-only podcast on auspicious elections that is released this weekend.
If you would like to get access to that discussion, then all you have to do is become a patron of The Astrology Podcast on the $5 or $10 tier through our page on on Patreon, and then you will get access to the 45-minute Auspicious Elections Podcast as soon as it is released.
Watch the Video Version of this Episode
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Listen to the Audio Version of This Episode
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