Asteroid Talent is literally the asteroid ruling our talents in astrology, In your natal chart, this can show where you find your talents, what they are, and how you use them, and transit asteroid Talent can impact our abilities and how we use them.
You can find the location of your natal asteroid Talent for free using astro.com; in Extended Chart Selection, click on 'Additional objects', and add the number '33154' to the 'Manual entry' box, and generate your chart.
For now, asteroid Talent is moving into Gemini shortly. What does this do for us?
Asteroid Talent in Gemini 2022 Dates:
Asteroid Talent in Gemini 2022 General Impact:
Gemini is the sign of the mind, so asteroid Talent touring Gemini can elevate all talents involving the mind. You can benefit if you have a talent for writing, speaking, teaching, or learning, communicating in any way, or using words in any way. Ideas and plans may be of benefit now.
Gemini is the Twins in astrology, so asteroid Talent in Gemini may show we're better able to manage more than one thing at a time. Gemini is dual in nature, and we may have two or more things to focus on, and work on them better than usual.
Gemini rules our community and neighborhood, so if you have a talent for working in your immediate environment or benefiting it in some way, this can be a good time for it.
One other thing Gemini rules is short-distance travel, so anything involving cars, bicycles, trains, walking. If you've got a talent for any of those, that can be elevated.
Asteroid Talent in Gemini 2022 Conjunctions:
While in Gemini, asteroid Talent will make 3 important conjunctions, the first being it will conjunct Mercury retrograde on May 18th. Mercury retrograde begins a few days before Talent enters Gemini, and they come together quickly. This may mean that those who have a talent for retrograde things, like editing, revising, and redoing, can benefit now. It can also mean our talents may be showcased in a different way from usual, something out of the box and what we wouldn't think of. And, those of you born with Mercury retrograde likely benefit from this in a big way personally, and can really showcase your unique abilities.
Asteroid Talent will conjunct the Sun on May 27th, and a new moon will occur in Gemini on May 30th that is conjunct Talent. This can bring great energy for new opportunities using our talents, or shining a light on our talents. We can get recognition, and we can get excited about our abilities. Mercury will conjunct asteroid Talent again on July 1st once it's no longer retrograde, so it may be that there is something begun in mid-to-late May regarding our Talents that is wrapped up or culminates around the start of July.
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Continuing with the focus on Ceres, we're going to focus on transit aspects to your natal Ceres and how this can impact you!
A transit aspect to your natal Ceres occurs when a transit, or moving, planet or body comes to specific distances in the Zodiac from your natal Ceres. There are major and minor aspects, and we'll focus on the major aspects: sextile and trine (beneficial), square and opposition (challenging), and conjunction (amplifying).
Ceres in Astrology
In astrology, Ceres is the planet of nourishment. It connects to support, as well as resources and finances. Ceres is a dwarf planet, like Pluto (but you'll often see it referred to as an asteroid in astrology).
Transit planets aspecting your natal Ceres can directly impact support, resources, and finances in your life at that moment. They show the current energy you're dealing with.
Transit Aspects to Natal Ceres
Transit Sun to Natal Ceres:
Transit Sun sextile or trine natal Ceres can shine a light on ways you can improve access to resources, manage money, or help support yourself or others. You can feel more confident and creative.
Transit Sun square or opposite natal Ceres can expose ways in which you're not as supported as you'd like, or make it difficult for you to access resources you need. You may have a block to work through.
Transit Sun conjunct natal Ceres can help you support yourself, get what you need, and feel secure in life. You can give support to someone else who needs it, and feel more secure in return.
Transit Moon to Natal Ceres:
Transit Moon sexile or trine natal Ceres can help you feel emotionally secure and supported. You can feel at ease, and may find it easier to ground yourself.
Transit Moon square or opposite natal Ceres can make you feel emotionally insecure and unsupported. You may be worried about something, or feel lack. You likely need to work through the insecurity.
Transit Moon conjunct natal Ceres can help you focus on your emotional needs, and you can do what you can to support yourself as well as others. You may be super nurturing and focused on nourishment in many ways.
Transit Mercury to Natal Ceres:
Transit Mercury sextile or trine natal Ceres can help you to come up with ideas to get what you need or use resources. You can communicate what you need more easily, and ground your mind.
Transit Mercury square or opposite natal Ceres can make it difficult to say what you need or to come up with ideas for using your resources. You may get bad news, or just have difficulty with focus.
Transit Mercury conjunct natal Ceres can make it important for you to say what you need, to get things off of your chest, and to communicate more openly. You may get good news regarding money or resources.
Transit Venus to Natal Ceres:
Transit Venus sextile or trine natal Ceres can make it easier for you to feel supported by others, and you can connect with others well. You can nurture those you care about, and others may be helpful.
Transit Venus square or opposite natal Ceres can make you lazier when it comes to dealing with your resources or finances. You may want to indulge too much, and leave things for another day.
Transit Venus conjunct natal Ceres can make you seem much more nurturing and grounded. You can ground your connections with others, and you can nourish your relationships.
Transit Mars to Natal Ceres:
Transit Mars sextile or trine natal Ceres can give you extra energy for pursuing new resources and making use of existing ones. You can take initiative and feel more confident.
Transit Mars square or opposite natal Ceres can make you more frustrated by lack, or by what you think you lack. You may be easily irritated if you don't feel secure or supported.
Transit Mars conjunct natal Ceres can bring super energy and drive for improving resources available to you and your financial situation. You can take the initiative to support someone, and feel secure.
Transit Ceres to Natal Ceres:
Transit Ceres sextile or trine natal Ceres makes it easier for you to manage your resources, finances, and to feel secure and supported. You can be more stable and grounded.
Transit Ceres square or opposite natal Ceres can focus on areas where you don't have enough or are struggling to manage resources or finances. You may need to work through a block.
Transit Ceres conjunct natal Ceres means you're experiencing your Ceres Return, and this can bring super energy toward your resources, finances, support, and nourishment, and there can be major developments.
Transit Jupiter to Natal Ceres:
Transit Jupiter sextile or trine natal Ceres can open up opportunities to access new resources, improve your finances, or have more support. You can feel more abundant.
Transit Jupiter square or opposite natal Ceres can make it harder to access the resources you need, however it may be an issue of lack of motivation or focus. If you work through that, you can make progress.
Transit Jupiter conjunct natal Ceres can bring big opportunities for improving stability and security in your life. You can pursue money matters, develop new resources, and feel more supported.
Transit Saturn to Natal Ceres:
Transit Saturn sextile or trine natal Ceres can help you feel more stable and secure without much effort. You may not feel the need to push anything, and you can feel you have what you need.
Transit Saturn square or opposite natal Ceres can bring blocks to having what you need, and make you feel you don't have enough. Any issues related to lack can be exposed, and you have to work on better discipline, focus, and take a steady approach.
Transit Saturn conjunct natal Ceres can make it important for you to learn lessons around resources, money, and support. You can work on developing a better support system and being a better supporter or others.
Transit Uranus to Natal Ceres:
Transit Uranus sextile or trine natal Ceres can make it easier to make changes that will improve your access to resources or improve money matters. You can find new ways of feeling supported and secure.
Transit Uranus square or opposite natal Ceres can bring about unexpected challenges with resources, money, or support. You may need to be more flexible, otherwise you can continue to get thrown. This can be good energy for working through old blocks and getting out of ruts with money or resources.
Transit Uranus conjunct natal Ceres can bring about major changes with the resources you have, your financial situation, or how you get or give support. You may find that what you need changes in a dramatic way, and you need to adjust.
Transit Neptune to Natal Ceres:
Transit Neptune sextile or trine natal Ceres can help you feel more supported by others, and you can be extra compassionate and empathetic with others. You can do whatever you can to help.
Transit Neptune square or opposite natal Ceres can make it difficult for you to figure out the resources you have and how to get what you need. You may need to be careful with others trying to take money from you. You may give too much to others, and not have enough left for yourself. Boundaries are needed.
Transit Neptune conjunct natal Ceres can help you tend to your spiritual needs, and you can be more in tune with the subtle ways in which you can support yourself. You can focus on nourishment in your relationships, and want to be of help.
Transit Pluto to Natal Ceres:
Transit Pluto sextile or trine natal Ceres can help you to take control of your resources and finances, and you can empower yourself. You may be of help to others, and can make smart use of the resources of others.
Transit Pluto square or opposite natal Ceres might bring out challenges with your resources, finances, or money, and you can have more disputes and fights over power and control. A transformation is likely needed in order for youto get it under control and make proper use of what you have.
Transit Pluto conjunct natal Ceres can make a transformation imperative to managing the unrelenting energy. You can evaluate your resources, finances, and how you get and give support, and work on improving in all areas and making smart, responsible choices.
Transit Chiron to Natal Ceres:
Transit Chiron sextile or trine natal Ceres can help you get support you need for healing and growth, and the more you heal and grow, the more secure you can feel. You can be of great help to others in their healing as well.
Transit Chiron square or opposite natal Ceres can open wounds related to lack, and you may be extra sensitive about it. You likely need to work on wounds and healing first before you can start to feel secure and that you have enough.
Transit Chiron conjunct natal Ceres can make healing and growth an important part of feeling secure and supported. You may heal and grow as you feel more secure and supported, and you may feel more secure and supported as you heal and grow, and it all feeds into each other.
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