Progressions Report for John Lennon
Oct 9, 1940, 6:30 PM BST
Manchester, England (53N30, 2W15)
Progressions for May 15, 1968, 12:00 GMT



Important Features
Angular Planets
Sun, Moon, Rising Sign Features
Other Aspects
Other Planets

Important Features

Progressed Sun in strong opposition (fading, 0.1 degrees) with natal Jupiter

The Progressed Sun brings to awareness previously hidden factors in the birthchart, and symbolizes your evolving consciousness. The Progressed Sun moves forward through the chart about one degree per year. Those who were born as, for example, a Sagittarius, will eventually become a Capricorn in some ways, and the energy of that sign will become more prominent in their personality. As the Progressed Sun aspects other planets, challenging aspects will indicate areas where conflicts may arise between your changing identity and older more entrenched patterns in your life, or where a conflict of will is possible with others. In the case of any type of aspect, and especially the conjunction, your self-expression will definitely be heightened in the area of life represented by the contacted planet. Progressed Sun aspects to natal planets last six months to a year or so, given the small orb of only 30 minutes of arc which is usually allowed.

The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge.

You may consider plans for a significant journey under the influence of this progression. Progressions to Jupiter affect your faith and your plans or aspirations. Your religious feelings may also be affected while this aspect, of Progressed Sun to your natal Jupiter, is in effect. The peaceful and expansive energy of Jupiter comes into your conscious awareness, leading to new levels of faith and understanding. You should be careful of being over-optimistic at this time, however, or indulging in excessive behavior of some kind. The best use of this energy will be to positively re-evaluate your life's goals and to renew your faith in their concrete possibility at this time.

Jupiter in the First House (or sign) gives you a personality strong in self-esteem. You have expansiveness and abundant energy, and are likely to have good luck with the material side of life. You love freedom and independence, and possess an extremely optimistic nature. You see possibility in everything, a person for whom the glass is definitely "half-full" rather than "half-empty". A feeling of can-do is therefore an important component of your self-image. This is valuable for you, and gets you far in life, but you should beware of letting this faith in your powers express itself as mere egotism, especially in the case of challenging aspects between Mars and Jupiter in your chart. Your enthusiasm may need to be tempered with a healthy sense of limitation.

Progressed Sun in strong opposition (fading, 0.6 degrees) with natal Saturn

Progressed Sun contacts last six months or a year.

The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge.

At this time, with the Progressed Sun opposing or squaring natal Saturn, you are more aware of your limitations and responsibilities than usual. The focus of your consciousness has come to light upon what the planet Saturn represents in your chart - the structure of your life, and your ego-investment in that structure. You may take on extra duties during this period, or try to get more organized in your life. This feels like a hardship but it can pay off in terms of results. Be aware also, though, that you should try not to try to hard, at this time, and in so doing lose the joy of your associations with friends or family. The key lies in balancing the energy to achieve and the energy just to be, without needing to achieve.

Saturn in the First House (or sign) gives a deepening and concentration, or a blockage, in the area of self-confidence and self-expression. With this placement you are likely to be reserved. You also have good reasoning power. You desire to better yourself, and are eager for success in the world of tangible results. The purposeful expression of your will may however be inhibited by subconscious fears, preventing action. This is a cross to bear, but you can definitely overcome this tendency with persistent effort over time. You may appear shy and stiff, or self-effacing, or you may overcompensate through defensive or argumentative behavior. You may at times strongly assert yourself, seizing control of situations. You may also suffer from headaches. You possess a powerful desire for freedom of expression that does not easily find its realization. Your lesson is striving to overcome any fears you may have in expressing yourself, and thus come to a better understanding of who you are and what you can achieve.

Progressed Mercury in strong opposition (forming, 0.5 degrees) with natal Uranus

Progressed Mercury brings your evolving conscious awareness to the area of life represented by the contacted planet. The entrance into a house or sign of Progressed Mercury indicates how your mental function will be expressed, as you evolve through time, and where techniques and skills must be learned. Because Mercury rules mental function and communications, your awareness of and communication with others will be heightened during this period of time. Progressed Mercury aspects to natal planets can last for six months or more. During this period, you may find your mind is exceptionally clear and lucid in this area.

The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge.

Progressions to Uranus affect your urge for freedom and spontaneity. Unconventional ideas may come up for you during this progression, of Progressed Mercury in aspect with your natal Uranus. You may experience powerful flashes of insight as new ideas break through to your conscious awareness during this period of time. Relations with friends or associates may suddenly alter, due to new patterns of communication with them coming to the forefront of your awareness.

Uranus in the First House (or sign) gives an individual with an original and eccentric mind, whose intuition is strong. Change and variety excite you. You are a nonconformist, and totally have your own code of ethics. You are constantly asserting your freedom and independence, which is the very breath of life for you. The Uranian energy can be impulsive, as well as insensitive to others' needs, and you can appear to be cold at times, or you may seem to be more excited by ideas than by other people. You may feel unrest and isolation, as though on a separate wavelength from the rest of mankind. Your mutability and urge for constant change can frustrate or confuse those around you. You may also feel uneasy in your sense of self, as you attempt to come to terms with this basic instability. You benefit from learning practices that help balance your energy, and in developing understanding and acceptance that not everyone is as impulsive as you are. You are in your essence a free spirit, courageous and pioneering, whose mission in life is involved with bringing new ideas into being.

Progressed Mercury in strong sextile (exact) with natal Neptune

Progressed Mercury aspects last six months or more.

The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections.

Aspects by progression to natal Neptune affect your sense of spirituality, and your ideals. There also may be some confusion for you during this progression, of Mercury to your natal Neptune. Your mental energy is both more inspired and more confused than usual for this period of time. You will tend to be more idealistic in your conceptual plans than usual. You may even find yourself inspired to write music or poetry during this progression. You should try to avoid taking drastic action based on your reasoning during this period. It is better to wait until you have had ample time to reflect. Although there can be drawbacks, in terms of confusion or unclear communications with others, this period of time can be a great benefit for you in the inspiration it brings.

Neptune in the Sixth House (or sign) gives a mentally creative personality with a tendency to be critical at times. With this placement you can become confused over details. You may have problems with responsibility or feeling that you must be of assistance to others, no matter how you are feeling about it, or you could experience your work as frustrating and ultimately dissatisfying. Or there may be an unconscious tension between your rational mind and your innermost feelings, such as a psychosomatic illness not properly diagnosed. On the other hand, the ideal of service you aspire to, both to other people and to your own highest purpose for yourself, may lead you to a significant mission in your life. You could achieve greatly in the helping professions, possibly with a specialization in alternative medicine, and especially if Neptune is well aspected by other planets in your chart. You benefit by getting away from too great an involvement in the limited and personal, moving toward the broader ideals of service to humanity and personal transformation.

Progressed Moon in strong square (forming, 1.2 degrees) with natal Mercury

The progressed Moon is one of the most powerful evolving factors in the chart. It represents changes in your emotional awareness over time. As we evolve the Progressed Moon changes houses or signs about every two and one half years, and our habitual or characteristic response to events also changes. As it contacts other planets in the chart, significant psychological development regarding the area of life represented by the contacted planet as well as life events are to be expected. The progressed Moon also acts as a focalizer for events indicated by other types of aspects, such as outer planet transits. Progressed Moon aspects are close to exact for two to four months.

The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time.

Progressions to Mercury influence the mind and intellect, also friends and associates, or communication generally, such as written messages or conversations. Mercury is an airy planet, associated with the in-flow and out-flow of intelligence. The Moon's progression of natal Mercury brings greater emotional awareness to your communication, especially with loved ones. Greater energy is also available for friends and for thinking about future plans.

Mercury in Scorpio gives an intense and sharp-tongued personality. Your mental and observational powers are strong and your thoughts run deep. You have a deep-seated urge to communicate and connect with other people, that does not always find its realization. Your will is strong, and you have a passion for discovering the truth behind surface appearances. Your penetrating intellect will plumb the depths of any subject. You may not immediately express your ideas but rather wait until you feel the time is right. Or you may choose to get your point across non-verbally. You can thus appear to be secretive. You may appear to be quiet and almost passive, but you are an acute observer of the world around you. You constantly, and perhaps unconsciously, make judgments about other people and should beware of being overly critical. It benefits you to cultivate a practice of understanding and acceptance.

Sun, Moon, Rising Sign Features

Progressed Mars in strong opposition (forming, 1.0 degrees) with natal Ascendant

Progressed Mars brings issues of ego expression, power, and strength of will to the areas of life represented by the contacted house or planet. It is a good time to express yourself in these areas. Your intentions are clear, and you will operate at a high peak of energy during this period of time. Your self-assertion may also be stronger, and you apply yourself as an independent agency, rather by working with other people. Progressed Mars aspects to natal planets last for a year and up to two years, given the small orb of only 30 minutes of arc usually allowed.

The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge.

Planets in progressed aspect to the Ascendant affect the personality as it is presented to others, and generally affect one's character. Progressions to the Ascendant also affect your creative potential and your sense of well-being. Your physical vitality is greatly enhanced by this progression, and your attitude to life in general. With Progressed Mars crossing your Descendant (opposing your natal Ascendant) you are likely to feel more energy for relationships as well. You are likely to make a new start in an existing relationship or possibly begin a new one at this time. Conflicts may also arise within your close interpersonal relationships during this period. The abundant energy represented by Mars comes into your conscious awareness during this period of time, and you will fell more vital and physically energetic as a result. More energy is also available to you for your personal goals, which may become more your focus at this time. You will more strongly assert yourself and should be aware that you are likely also to be more argumentative than usual at this time.

Other Progressed Aspects

Progressed Planets

Progressed Sun in Scorpio (13° Sco 45' 39") Progressed Sun in the Seventh House

Progressed Moon in Aquarius (7° Aqu 20' 39") Progressed Moon in the Eleventh House

Progressed Moon in the eleventh house. At this point in the cycle of the progressed Moon through the houses, lasting about two and a half years, group values and your goals generally are emphasized. You may feel pulled to express your feelings in the context of group activities rather than personal relationships, or you may attain a different standing in your community at this time. It is an excellent time to focus on your ideals for social progress, and how you can take your part in actualizing them.

Progressed Mercury in Scorpio (26° Sco 00'R) Progressed Mercury in the Seventh House

Progressed Venus in Libra (5° Lib 30') Progressed Venus in the Sixth House

Progressed Mars in Libra (20° Lib 34') Progressed Mars in the Sixth House

Progressed Jupiter in Taurus (10° Tau 11'R) Progressed Jupiter in the First House

Progressed Saturn in Taurus (11° Tau 06'R) Progressed Saturn in the First House

Progressed Uranus in Taurus (24° Tau 33'R) Progressed Uranus in the First House

Progressed Neptune in Virgo (26° Vir 55') Progressed Neptune in the Sixth House

Progressed Pluto in Leo (4° Leo 20'R) Progressed Pluto in the Fifth House

Progressed Chiron in Leo (1° Leo 28') Progressed Chiron in the Fifth House

Progressed N Node in Libra (10° Lib 32'R) Progressed N Node in the Sixth House

Progressed Ascendant in Gemini (12° Gem 46') Progressed Asc. in the Second House

Progressed Midheaven in Aquarius (5° Aqu 14') Progressed MC in the Eleventh House

Progressed P Fort in Virgo (6° Vir 21') Progressed P Fort in the Sixth House