Uranus in Virgo
Uranus was last in this sign from 1962 - 1968. During this period the transistor replaced the vacume tube, greatly reducing the size of electronic components. Virgo seems to place emphasis on smallness possibly because it is a counter response to Leo's concern for largeness and greatness. Uranus in Virgo is an excellent combination for those of this generation who have an interest in technology. Uranus is considered to be the "higher octave" of Mercury and is associated with electricity. Mercury is associated with knowledge and information. Therefore it is especially suited to advances in computer science and information and internet technology.
In a diurnal chart, the dryness is amplified and the heat rarifies. This is a natural environment for computers and this generation seems to take to technology easily. Logic and analysis come more quickly for this generation and those with inner planets in close contact with Uranus in this sign may end up working in the media or making important contributions in technology. There may be problems with anxiety and nervousness if afflictions exist.
In a nocturnal chart, the cool and moist of night work against the hot and dry nature of Uranus. On the plus side, there is a more laid back attitude and there is less liklihood that the native may suffer from anxiety. There may be less interest in technology, though with close aspects from inner planets there is still great talent.
© 2000 Curtis Manwaring