December 2020 Update: The Grand Conjunction

Newgrange at the Winter Solstice

December is here and that means… THE END OF 2020! It seems that throughout this whole decade, or at least the last half of the decade, the words on everybody’s lips around New Year’s have been “that was the worst year ever, I hope the next one is better”. This year may be the grandaddy of them all. Since 2018 we’ve been caught in Saturn and Pluto’s iron jaws, and over the last year Jupiter has joined in, raising…