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Astrological Overview: July 18-24, 2022

Astrologer Pam Younghans writes this weekly astrological journal based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies. This column is not intended as prediction. Your own experience will be more specifically defined by transits to your personal chart.

Aspects of Note this Week:

All times listed are Pacific Daylight Time. (For Eastern Time, add 3 hours; For Greenwich Mean Time, add 7 hours.)

MON: Mercury opposite Pluto, Mercury conjunct Ceres
TUE: Mercury enters Leo, Chiron stations retrograde, Sun opposite Pluto, Mars semisquare Neptune
WED: Venus semisquare Uranus
THU: Jupiter semisquare Saturn, Eris stations retrograde, Sun conjunct Ceres
FRI: Sun enters Leo
SAT: Mercury trine Jupiter
SUN: Mercury sesquiquadrate Neptune, Venus sesquiquadrate Saturn, Venus square Jupiter

THE MONTH OF LEO: The Sun makes ingress into the sign of Leo the Lion on Friday, July 22. The month of Leo is a time for creativity to blossom and performers to shine. We are invited to be more spontaneous, playful, and generous over the next four weeks. However, dramas may also unfold, due to rampant egos needing to claim the spotlight. Leaders, especially, may experience challenges in the last half of this astrological month, due to the Sun being square Uranus (August 11) and opposite Saturn (August 14).

Before that, on July 31-August 1, the Leo Sun will be trine Jupiter. These are also the days that Uranus, the North Node, and Mars align. The combination of these influences represents an urge to expand, to be more and to know more than we have up to this point. There is also...

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Pam YounghansPam Younghans is a professional astrologer, editor, and writer. She lives in a log home northeast of Seattle, Washington with her beloved animal companions. She has been interpreting charts professionally for over 25 years. If you are interested in an astrology reading, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or leave a message at 425.445.3775.

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