Steve Jobs was an incredible mover and shaker in the newly emerging world of user-friendly technology. He’ll definitely go down in the history books.
Born 24 Feb 1955 7.15pm San Francisco, CA, USA he was of that mid 1950s lucky Uranus Jupiter conjunction in Cancer square Neptune which produced several of the net innovators. In his case it was strengthened by having Neptune opposition a feisty Mars in Aries square Venus in Capricorn opposition Jupiter Uranus – so forming a Cardinal Grand Square.
The Cardinal energy gives initiative and in his case it produced an unending fountain of ideas and inspirations. What helped anchor him down since Grand Squares can get very scattered was an obsessively conscientious Saturn in Scorpio trine Jupiter Uranus, square Mercury and square Pluto. That give him grit, perseverance, unbelievable determination and a tendency to double and triple check everything.
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His Pisces Sun was sextile Mars and trine Neptune. His Aries Moon was unaspected. This rather suggests that his ego and his personal life were not his major priority.
Unaspected planets tend to act erratically. The Moon rules the body and tr Saturn in Cancer was square his Moon when he was first diagnosed with cancer in 2003. More recently his Moon caught the prevailing bleak transiting Saturn square tr Pluto hard aspects.
Looking at his more minor aspects he had the creative 5th aspects, the quintiles, joining his Saturn Neptune and Jupiter in a Grand Trine which is visionary. He also had flashes–of-genius 7th aspects, septiles, joining his Jupiter Moon Saturn and Pluto in a Grand Trine, formed into a Kite by Pluto opposition North Node square Mars Midheaven – so the insights he had were pushed forward with ruthless and relentless persistence.
For astrology afficianados his strongest Harmonic was his 22 (16.36 degree aspects) which turns up surprisingly often in charts of those who changed the world in some way. 22 is the obsessive-dream 11th Harmonic (32.72 degree aspects) with an added twoness energy which seeks to fill a gap or make up for a lack.
Sherene Schostak is a Jungian psychotherapist, author and metaphysician who specializes in helping creative artists transform their addictions and blocks. She has been in private practice in New York City for the past 13 years consulting, writing and... read more