Recently I had an intuition that the Solstice dates were significant. The solstice and equinox points are currently an intrinsic part of the earth-sun cycle. First some basic standard physics of that cycle:
1. The direction of the earth's movement varies with the viewer’s position. From the North Pole the rotation appears to move in a counter-clockwise fashion. Looking down
at the South Pole the Earth’s rotation appears clockwise. Viewed side on earth earth rotates from the west to the east, tilted at 23.5 degrees to the right
2.The location on the Earth where the Sun is directly overhead at solar noon is known as thesubsolar point
The subsolar point occurs on the equator during the two equinoxes around March 20, Sept 20

3. During the equinoxes, the axis of the Earth is not tilted toward or away from the Sun . This situation does not suggest that the 23.5 degree tilt of the Earth no longer
exists. The vantage point of this graphic shows that the Earth's axis is inclined 23.5 degrees toward the viewer for both dates
An equinox occurs twice a year, when the tilt of the Eath's axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the sun, the centre of the Sun being in the same plane as the Earth's equator4. A solstice is an astronomical event that happens twice each year, when the tilt of the earth's axis is most inclined toward or away from the sun,causing the Sun's apparent position in the sky to reach its northernmost or southernmost extreme

The name is derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), because at
the solstices, the Sun stands still in declination; that is, the apparent movement of the Sun's path north or south comes to a stop before reversing direction

For half the year (from around 20 March to 22 September) the northern hemisphere is inclined toward the Sun, with the maximum
around 21 June, while for the other half year the southern hemisphere has this
distinction, with the maximum around 21 December.
The two moments when the inclination of Earth's rotational axis has maximum effect are the solstices.
Here is a table for the solstice & equinox dates in 2009, 2010:
2009 equinox March 20 equinox Sept 22   solstice June 21 solstice Dec 21
2010 equinox March 20 equinox Sept 23    solstice June 21 solstice Dec 21
These dates mirror the present activation points of Saturn and Uranus. These two powerful forces in our solar system are activating a mutable cross pattern –the 2 horizontal and 2 vertical arms which involve all 4 mutable signs Pisces, Virgo, Gemini, Sagittarius at exactly the same points as the equinox & solstice points.
I am yet to work out exactly what this means other than to envisage that the
whole earth network is being altered by these two opposing forces. This scenario definitely contributes to other considerations as to what is happening on the planet. Also note the meaning of solstice = Sun stands still. Another symbolic reference from the
ancient world   EARTH IS BULL, SUN IS LION. This equates to the two clashing signs Taurus and Leo = MAY, AUGUST.


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