Strong earthquake strikes near Bologna in Italy upgraded to Magnitude 6.0 As you can see from this picture, buildings crumbled under this series of quakes.
At the time of today's eclipse the Sun and Moon meet Alcyone - "The Central One" and the central or main star, the largest star of the Pleiades or Seven Sisters. Alcyone which is one of the most mystical fixed stars has been considered to have a mixed blessing. As you know the Pleiades have had deep connection with many cultures living on the earth into the present. when conjunct the Sun or Moon Alycyone has been connected to extreme weather activities including major floods and also fires. Alcyone is said to bring honor and glory along with new politcal undertakings but also throat ailments, blindness, bad eyes, injuries to the face, sickness, disgrace, wounds, stabs even imprisonment. Today's New Moon occurs @ 0 Gemini 20 degrees with a Sabian Symbol seemingly more suited to Pisces "A glass-bottomed boat drifts over under-sea wonders." There will be a connection to the ocean during this eclipse especially with the Sun-Moon square Neptune in Pisces. Many supposed prophets are predicting a literal tsunami and news of oceanic disasters. I say look beyond those changes even if they occur and consider a renewal of the earth's vast seas and resources.
Visibility for the eclipse : The annular phase will be visible from the Chinese coast, northern Taiwan, the south of Japan, and the western part of the United States and Canada. Guangzhou, Taipei, Tokyo and Albuquerque will be on the central path. Its maximum will occur in the North Pacific, south of the Aleutian islands for 5 min and 46.3 s, and finish in the western United States. The animation below demonstrates the eclipse action over Albuquerque, New Mexico
Zubenelschemali is a pale emerald star marking the Northern Scale of Libra and relates to both positive and negative social reform.
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