Planetary Synodic Cycles

Planetary Synods and thier Synodic Themes

Planetary Synodic Cycle Lengths
(Average length in Earth Days)

Earth-Mercury

Earth-Venus

Earth-Mars

Earth-Jupiter

Earth-Saturn

Earth-Uranus

Earth-Neptune

Earth-Pluto

116

584

780

399

378

370

367

367

Venus Synodic Cycles

Venus Synodic Cycles are presented on the Venus Transits Page

Mars Synodic Cycles

Date

Sidereal Heliocentric Location

Synodic Theme

Feb 12 1995

28° 00 Cancer

Head of the Lion (breaking trail) - Also the discovery location of Orcus

US rescues Mexico's economy with $20-billion aid. Russia and US meet in space. Israelis-Palestinians agree on transferring West Bank (May 96). France agrees to end nuclear testing. South Africa-new constitution

Mar 17 1997

01° 50' Virgo

Benatnasch, Zavijava (totalitarian power and their blind followers)

UN disarmament commission declares Iraq conceals info on biological and chemical weapons(Oct 97). US-Britian air strikes on Iraq (Desert Fox - Dec 98) / UN disapproves

April 24 1999

09° 08' Libra

Syrma (knee of the Virgin, under the skirt, star of Atlantis - unlocking frozen coding)

June 13 2001

27° 47' Scorpio

Lesath (sting of the Scorpion)

The World Trade Tower attack occured in this cycle (Sep 01), the Taliban Retaliation. Space shuttle Columbia explodes (Feb 03). US attack on Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom Mar 03)

Aug 28 2003

10° 00' Aquarius

Fomalhaut, Deneb (Uranus)

Aquarius The Waterman: The Dec 26-27 2004 Galactic Explosion, 9.3 quake, and Asian Tsunami occurred in this cycle: See the Dec 12, 2004 Lunar Planner

Hurricane Katrina also occured: See Hurricane Katrina

--all catalyzing a humanitarian focus.
See the Aug 27, 2003 Lunar Planner
also the Mars Synodic Cycles

Nov. 7 2005

19° 58' Aries

Menkar (jaws of Cetus - entrapment), Almach (Andromeda's snagged foot), Alpha Horologium (pending time)

See the Nov 2, 2005 Lunar Planner

Dec 24 2007

07° 32' Gemini

Tejat (foot of Castor), The Sun's Quit

See the Dec 9, 2007 Lunar Planner

Jan 29 2010

14° 51' Cancer

The Head of Hydra (on the Full Moon)

See the Jan 15, 2010 Lunar Planner

Mar 3 2012

18° 31' Leo

Mizar of the Great Bear

See the Feb 21, 2012 Lunar Planner

April 8 2014

23° 46' Virgo

Seginus & Muphrid of Bootes

See the Mar 30, 2014 Lunar Planner

May 22 2016

06° 35' Scorpio

Kornephorus of Hercules, Yed of Ophiuchus (hand of death) - at the head of the Scorpion

See Mars, Saturn & Antares 2016

For more info on Mars see: Mars Synodic Cycles

Jupiter Synodic Cycles

Date

Sidereal Heliocentric Location

Synodic Theme

Mar 3 2004

19° 10' Leo

NGC 4151 Canes Venatici,
Mizar Ursa Major

Occurred in the Feb 20, 2004 Lunar Cycle

Apr 3 2005

23° 51' Virgo

Kras Beta Corvus,
Seginus & Muphrid Bootis

Occurred in the Mar 10, 2005 Lunar Cycle

May 4 2006

23° 51' Libra

Delta Serpens, Epsilon Corona Bor,
Zubeneschamali Beta Libra

Occurred in the Apr 27, 2006 Lunar Cycle

June 5 2007

20° 04' Scorpio

Alpha Apodis the Bird of Paradise,
Sarin the shoulder of Hercules &
Ras Algethi the head of Hercules

Occurred in the May 16, 2007 Lunar Cycle

July 9 2008

22° 37' Sag

Vega Lyra, Arkab Beta Sag,
Alrami the knee of Sag, Alpha Octans,
Lambda & Epsilon Aquila, Sheliak Lyra

Occurred in the July 2, 2008 Lunar Cycle

Aug 14 2009

26° 58' Cap

Nashira and Beta Gruis (Jupiter-Chiron-Neptune synodic synchronization)

Occurred in the July 22, 2009 Lunar Cycle

Sept 21 2010

03° 16' Pisces

Full Moon Equinox
Earth-Jupiter-Uranus Synodic Synchronization

Read about it here: 2008-2011 Timeline

Occurred in the Sept 8, 2010 Lunar Cycle

Oct 29 2011

10° 09' Aries

Caph of Cassiopeia; Alphirk, Beta Cepheus

Occurred in the Oct 26, 2011 Lunar Cycle

Dec 3 2012

16° 09' Taurus

Aldebaran of Taurus; The Shield of Orion

Occurred in the Nov 13, 2012 Lunar Cycle

Jan 5 2014

20° 17' Gemini

Sirius; Canopus; Mekbuda Gemini

Occurred in the Jan 1, 2014 Lunar Cycle

Feb 6, 2015

22° 25' Cancer

Dubhe of the Great Bear

Occurred in the Jan 20, 2015 Lunar Cycle

Mar 8, 2016

23° 04' Leo

Solar Elcipse Jupiter-Saturn T-square

See the Mar 9, 2016 Lunar Planner

See the The Astronomy & Astrology of Jupiter
to learn more about Jupiter's Synodic Cycles; Earth-Jupiter Mandalas;
Jupiter's Moons and Jupiter's Orbital Cross.

Saturn Synodic Cycles

Date

Sidereal Heliocentric Location

Synodic Theme

Jan 13 2005

28° 50' Gemini

Pollux of Gemini

Occurred in the Jan 10, 2005 Lunar Cycle

Jan 27 2006

12° 48' Cancer

Praesepe of Cancer

Occurred in the Dec 13, 2005 Lunar Cycle

Feb 10 2007

26° 34' Cancer

Algenubi & Rasalas of Leo, Tania Aus of Ursa Major

Occurred in the Jan 18, 2007 Lunar Cycle

Feb 24 2008

10° 18' Leo

Alpha Sextans

Occurred in the Feb 6, 2008 Lunar Cycle

Mar 8 2009

23° 17' Leo

Canes Venatici, the barking hounds
(at the hind of the Lion)

Occurred in the Feb 25, 2009 Lunar Cycle

Mar 22 2010

06° 10' Virgo

Super Galactic Center in Virgo

Occurred in the Mar 15, 2010 Lunar Cycle

Apr 3 2011

18° 45' Virgo

Algorab of Corvus; Beta Hydra / Jupiter New Moon

Occurred in the Apr 3, 2011 Lunar Cycle

Apr 15 2012

01° 02' Libra

Spica Virgo; Archturus Bootes; Delta Centauri

Occurred in the Mar 22, 2012 Lunar Cycle

Apr 28 2013

13° 03' Libra

Centaurus-A and the Southern Cross

Special Article April 2013 Full Moon Eclipse

May 10 2014

24° 37' Libra

Zubeneschamali Libra

Occurred in the Apr 29, 2014 Lunar Cycle

May 23, 2015

6° 25' Scorpio

Dschuba, Head of the Scorpion

Occurred in the May 18, 2015 Lunar Cycle

Jun 3, 2016

17° 53' Scorpio

In Ophiuchus, Ras Algethi Hercules

Occurred in the May 6, 2016 Lunar Cycle

See Earth-Saturn Synodic Cycles
to learn more about Saturn's Synodic Cycles; Saturn's closest approach;
Saturn's Ring Plane Crossings; and Saturn's Hex.

Pluto Synodic Cycles in Sidereal Sagittarius

Date

Sidereal Heliocentric Location

Synodic Theme

June 14 2005

28° 08 Scorpio

Sting of the Scorpio

Last Synod in Sidereal Scorpio.
Occurred in the June 6, 2005 Lunar Cycle

June 16 2006

00° 21' Sag

The Essence of Sag

The first cycle in sidereal Sag - marks a major turning in Pluto's role in our lives.
First Synod in Sidereal Sagittarius
Occurred in the May 26, 2006 Lunar Cycle

June 18 2007

02° 34' Sag

Galactic Center

Occurred in the June 14, 2007 Lunar Cycle

June 20 2008

04° 44' Sag

On the Gate of God (GEN)
Full Moon - Solstice Portal

Occurred in the Jun 3, 2008 Lunar Cycle

June 23 2009

06° 53' Sag

New Moon: The Solar Apex

Occurred in the June 22, 2009 Lunar Cycle

June 25 2010

09° 00' Sag

Full Moon: Bow of the Zen Archer

Occurred in the June 12, 2010 Lunar Cycle

June 28 2011

11° 04' Sag

Kaus Sag - Bow of the Zen Archer

Occurred in the June 1, 2011 Lunar Cycle

June 29 2012

13° 07' Sag

Facies of Sag; Alpha & Gamma of Scutum

Occurred in the June 19, 2012 Lunar Cycle

July 01 2013

15° 08' Sag

Alpha Scutum; AM Hercules; Gamma Mensa

Jupiter's South Node

Occurred in the June 8, 2013 Lunar Cycle

July 04 2014

17° 04' Sag

Nunki and Ascella of Sag

Occurred in the June 27, 2014 Lunar Cycle

July 06 2015

19° 02' Sag

Ascella of Sag, Vega Lyra

Occurred in the June 16, 2015 Lunar Cycle

July 07 2016

20° 58' Sag

Arkab, Alrami, Albaldah Sag, Vega Lyra

Occurred in the July 4, 2016 Lunar Cycle

* * *

Return to Planetary Synods
Earth-Planet Synods Timeline
Outer Planet Synods Timeline