Pandora still has ‘hope’ tucked away safely from release unto to world; that we delude ourselves into believing that ‘hope springs eternal in the human breast’. Know that, in behavioural terms, hope = delusional expectation.
The story of Pandora is part of the basis of western society’s survival kit ie Greco/Roman mythology. The text is virtually a ‘How to Survive, circa 700BC’. Fast forward to 2019 – for every Boeing commercial aircraft flying today, survival under duress equates with the the crew turning to the ICOE guidelines relevant to each particular model of aircraft. In Case Of an Emergency; a Hope Chest…
To expound on the Pandora myth, Hope is all that remains in the box once the the pestilence that would destroy a farmer’s crop has been released. Myth/fairytale/metaphor; 700BC or 2019. For those on board an aircraft, the hope for survival is that the ICOE instructions will cover all contingencies; that the plane experiencing an in-flight emergency, will land safely.
At 8:48am 10th March 2019 Flight ET302 out of Addis Ababa crashed just six minutes after take-off. The Boeing 737-8MAX was 4 months old. The plane had rolled out of a hangar for its maiden flight just a day after the crash of another 737-MAX 8; Lion Airlines Flight 610 out of Jakarta. One down and another takes its place in the skies. Those on the ground would certainly hope for a better outcome.
In this astrology enquiry, we address:
Ethiopian Airlines – ET-AVJ, Serial #62450
Maiden Flight: 30 October 2018
Written off: 10 March 2019
Note that astrology interpretation is not accepted by the world of science due to the fact that the rotation of the heavens (the constellations), a cycle which spans a period of some 24,000+ years has been observed to change over time. Therefore it is a scientifically determined fact that the zodiac is not fixed in time. Astrology is interpreted as if the constellations are in a fixed position. The math however, is a fact.
A snapshot of the heavens on 10th March 2019, reveals the position of the asteroid Pandora orbiting at 29°Pisces; at the doorstep of Aries in astrological terms. Following in the footsteps of Chiron; about to cross the threshold; into the realm of taking responsibility for one’s actions.
Greco/Roman mythology is behind many of the names of asteroids in the scientific world and we incorporate the positions of these asteroids into our interpretation.
- Atropos #273 – end of the line resulting in death
- Chiron #2060 – innermost fears to be challenged during a life-span
- Eris #136199 – trouble and strife
- Icarus #1566 – plane crash
- Juno #3 – a life-partner (in human terms, a spouse)
- Ixion #28978 – death by non-natural means/murder
- Narcissis #37117 – obsessive self-interest
- Pallas #2 – business partnership (manufacturer-user)
- Panacea #2878 – remedy for everything
- Pandora #55 – survival challenges
- Phaeton #3200 – a vehicle (plane)
- Pholus #5145 – where mistakes are made
- Jupiter is the natural ruler of Sagittarius and the 9th house of long distance travel. Jupiter is therefore classically interpreted as indicative of flight.
- Mercury is symbolic of communication
- Venus equates with a peer group
- Moon symbolises the pressure of needs/desires
- BML (Black Moon Lilith/mean apogee) is a mathematical calculation indicative of the weakest link in a chart; time and place
The pattern in the heavens on 30th October 2018 over Washington State, USA; the maiden flight of the plane ultimately registered as ET-AVJ, Serial #62450
There is also a Yod pattern (oftentimes referred to as ‘the finger of fate’ or ‘finger of God’) with the focus of this stellium (closely aligned cosmic bodies). The make-up of any Yod includes the aspect between heavenly objects by inconjunction/quincunx… ie disregard for the consequences of one’s actions.
This Yod’s quincunx aspects are from 28:35°Sagittarius; asteroid Pholus (where mistakes are made) and also from Venus (a peer group) at 0:35°Scorpio. Plus…the stellium focus of the Yod pattern is made up of at 29:09°Taurus; Juno (life-partner), at 29:27°Taurus; Narcissus (obsessive self-interest), 0:24°Gemini; Panacea (generic remedy for everything/bandaid) and 1:06°Gemini; Phaeton (a vehicle/ie aircraft for this case).
A stellium is indicative of a merging of these influences; behaving as one. There is a lot of hope and trust in this part of the heavens and that communication is a ‘given’ (Taurus-Gemini).
To further intensify the pattern, Jupiter-Mercury at 28-29°Scorpio, is the midpoint (a tug-of-war) between Pholus and Venus (mistakes within a peer group)… plus this aspect will always be in the mirror of the stellium for this ‘version of reality’ in the heavens over Seattle on 30th October 2018.
In human terms, we would interpret this as this person’s version of reality. Not an unreasonable expectation we would have thought, although there are cracks appearing of the possibility of communication glitches, perhaps not made available to those in the peer group who are outside the FAA.
8:48am 10th March 2019, a snapshot of the heavens over Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
When we have a timed chart which reveals house placements and angles (time and place), the interpretation of the angles (fixed according to latitude and longitude) take precedence for our attention in all astrology charts.
At the midheaven (timing), Pluto at 22:39°Capricorn is the midpoint of BML-Atropos; 23°Aquarius together with the struggle with Jupiter at 22:51°Sagittarius.
Pluto is symbolic of power/powerlessness; of big money. It is therefore timely, that Pluto’s symbolism is under pressure from the tug of war between the symbol for the weakest link in a chart BML/Mean Apogee together with ‘the end-of-the-line’ of Atropos, as they struggle with the weight of Jupiter (the aircraft industry).
Not just Boeing, but the entire industry will likely experience economic challenges to remain viable as a business.
At the horizontal axis (place) the midpoint of the 25:48°Aries ascendant, is a further struggle going on in the heavens… between Mercury-Pandora-Chiron (communication, and hope, together with the fear of taking responsibility for one’s actions), with Panacea (an all purpose remedy) at 19°Taurus. All of which are in the mirror (by opposition) at the descendant – Pallas (business relationship).
Economic considerations will most likely take precedence for the result of the investigation; both by speeding up the process to keep the existing fleet flying, and protecting company assets…
On the horizontal axis, we have another Yod formation with the focus on this business relationship between Boeing and their international business partnership – figuratively opening that can of worms (Pandora) and providing a quick bandaid solution Panacea). However that is not a stand-alone aspect.
We also have a square from the North Node to the horizontal axis – public scrutiny.
A pragmatic approach to an interpretation… the aftermath (descendant/ending) will focus on a Boeing’s interaction with the international carriers (Pallas) clinging to Hope with a deluded expectation (Pandora) for a remedy (Panacea). The public will continue to have an interest/keep the tension on the investigation to the end (North Node at the IC square the horizontal axis).
Also the 12th house (behind the scenes) Eris at 23:17°Aries (trouble and strife) and the highly emotional outpouring of a 29:15°Aries Moon (self-interest paramount) conjunct Uranus 0:11°Taurus add a significant buzz of unpredictability to the pattern and subsequent potential outcome.
Looking at the two charts side by side, we can further note that the transiting Moon (pressing need) on the date of the maiden flight (25°Cancer) is aligned by conjunction (in unison) with the North Node of the date of the crash (25°Cancer).
The plane, together with those who travelled in her, has the pressing need for the public to keep the pressure on accepting responsibility, rather than deflecting blame.
Hope for the best; prepare for the worst… I have to ask the obvious question, ‘Will we see a press release that a new and upgraded version of the ICOE will now be provided for all pilots of the 737-MAX8…’