The Low-Down on the Far-Out

New Moon in Virgo, Sept-Oct 2017

Chart for the New Moon in Virgo
Chart for the New Moon in Virgo

Evolving Door Astrology is delighted to feature guest writer Priscilla Costello, M.A., Dipl. CAAE, who penned this article and the Lunar Forecast for the New Moon in Virgo. Priscilla is a counseling astrologer, writer and speaker, with a professional practice spanning over 30 years. She has long been active in Canadian astrology, including as Chair of the Toronto Branch of the Fraternity for Canadian Astrologers. She is also Founder and Director of The New Alexandria, a centre for religious, spiritual and esoteric studies. Priscilla is the author of The Weiser Concise Guide to Practical Astrology. Her latest book, Shakespeare and the Stars, shows how the Bard used astrological symbols to create some of his most famous plays. You can contact her through her website. Priscilla will be speaking at the upcoming UAC - United Astrology Conference in Chicago in May 2018.

Wendy will be back again writing the next article for the Full Moon in Aries.

But modest Virgo's rays give polished parts,
And fill men's breasts with honesty and arts;
No tricks for gain, nor love of wealth dispense,
But piercing thoughts and winning eloquence.
~ Manilius (Roman poet and astrologer 1st C CE)

Sep.20 – NEW MOON in VIRGO (27:27 of Virgo)

The archetype of Virgo has embedded in it many positive talents and skills often underappreciated in both astrological tradition and contemporary society, so let's re-discover its inherent gifts.

First, Virgo is an Earth sign and has much to do with organizing and managing our possessions, our thoughts, and our lives. An organized environment helps us to be more efficient, to accomplish our most cherished goals with ease and grace.

No surprise that "clearing your clutter" has become a popular idea, with the publication of Marie Kondo's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.

When Virgo is emphasized it's time to ask, "What's really useful in my environment? And what's unnecessary and can be discarded or passed on to be enjoyed by someone else?" A word often associated with Virgo, "discrimination", comes into play here, as you make choices about what is important or valuable and what isn't. Are you overwhelmed by your "stuff"? A candidate for a "hoarding" show? Then it's time to clean up and clear it out!

We do this on a physical level too, since Virgo applies this sort of discrimination literally in the human body's intestines where it chooses what to absorb and what to eliminate. So, when Virgo is prominent you might want to rethink what you are eating and drinking. Improving your digestion and your overall health is something Virgos care deeply about, since a body that's functioning optimally can accomplish more.

So, it may be time to clean out the frig or the kitchen shelves. If you feel your body is holding on to stuff that's clogging your system or weighing you down, the Virgo time of year is an optimum time to put yourself on a simpler and "cleaner" diet, one high in vegetables and fruits.

The act of folding is far more than making clothes compact for storage. It is an act of caring, an expression of love and appreciation for the way these clothes support your lifestyle. Therefore, when we fold, we should put our heart into it, thanking our clothes for protecting our bodies.
~ Marie Kondō, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

On a mental level Virgo represents the critical and analytical faculty that sorts out information gathered (in Gemini) and makes it accessible and retrievable. Virgos are sometimes accused of being too logical, too rational, too dependent on the "just the facts, ma'am" aspect of knowledge.

But an organized mind provides a springboard for higher mental functioning or even engagement of intuition, since it's got a good grounding. Not to mention that you get clearer about what you really think and believe!

With Virgo front and centre now, you might want to better understand how your mind functions and what approach to learning works best for you.

Are you a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner? (In other words, do you need to SEE someone doing something in order to grasp the process? Or HEAR instructions? Or just DO it yourself?)

And what's your learning style? Do you learn best through repetition? Reading out loud? Memorization? Studying for periods of time, and then taking shorter or longer breaks to allow the information to "settle" or integrate? Is there any study you might want to engage now, whether it's through personal reading, non-credit courses, or commitment to higher-level study?

Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
~ Wendell Berry, Farming: a hand book

Getting clear of "mental clutter" allows Virgo's innate power of discernment to come to the fore. The Virgo time of year, the end of summer, is the season of harvesting, of separating the wheat from the chaff. In the same way, Virgo refers to what the body decides to take in or let go of, and what the mind decides to accept or reject.

That word "repetition", mentioned earlier…Virgo has to do with the often tedious but necessary practice or rehearsal, done over and over, that leads to inspired and effortless performance. So repeated effort relaxes into effortlessness! Like the Chinese brush painter, who can eventually draw a perfect stroke across a blank page, Virgo's dedication to perfection and its attention to detail may develop the technique or craft that supports inspiration and creates a work of art for all to see.

And speaking of art, the tremendous accomplishment of Virgoan artistry is often missed, since (unlike Leo) Virgo doesn't draw attention to itself. Its cardinal virtues are those deemed the highest of all in the Chinese (Confucian) hierarchy: modesty and humility.

Such an artist may serve the Muse, organizing his/her life to be maximally open to the influence of images or ideas filtering in from…well, who knows where? Virgos may also be moved to be of service in other ways: the literal provision of food and drink to patrons; the practical and dependable service of supporting community or government agencies (as in the civil service); as well as religiously or spiritually motivated service to humanity, whatever form that takes.

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

To help you feel that your service isn't drudgery, you may more expansively consider all service as bhakti yoga: that is, all service is service to the Divine.

A "service" is also defined as "a ritual prescribed for a particular ministration or observance." (Funk & Wagnalls Standard College Dictionary) Repetition is the essence of ritual, the ceremonial marking of significant passages of a human life (like baptism, graduation, marriage, induction into citizenship, reception of awards, etc.). These solemn and traditional rites may mark a change of name, age, or status. The very familiarity and predictability of the form of the ritual comforts the participants.

In some cultures, such communal rituals must be performed so precisely and perfectly that if one mistake is made, the entire performance must start again from the beginning. But Virgos don't have to be quite so compulsive! Better to accept the fact that perfection may be the ideal, but it's rarely realized in an imperfect world.

So…although practice can be tedious, decluttering can be time-consuming, and routine may seem boring…these nevertheless provide the anchors for us in both body and mind, allowing us to achieve some degree of material mastery in this challenging world and giving us real freedom to achieve our goals.

In best Mercurial fashion (since Mercury is the planetary ruler of Virgo), this ode to the unappreciated Virgo has offered a number of ideas on a number of different levels. Engage whichever ones seem most relevant to you now. And let's see which ones figure particularly in this month's New Moon chart.

The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and
the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.
~ Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

With FIVE, count ‘em, five planets in the chart of the New Moon in Virgo (a.k.a. lunation), the emphasis is very much on organization, work, and service. It is in the last degrees of the sign (27°27'), suggesting more pressure to finalize Virgo efforts to organize and manage our bodies, possessions, and thoughts. A late-degree placement says, "Hey! Not much time left to get things done! Let's finish what we've started!"

To reinforce this, the lunation squares Saturn (90°) which is still moving slowly after its station at 21°11' on August 25th. (Saturn hangs out at 21° of Sagittarius throughout all of August and up to Sept. 26th.) The focus this month is on determining goals, drawing up plans to achieve them, and working hard in practical ways to make them a reality.

The Sun/Moon square to Saturn, though, is waning, implying that we have been working hard up to now and that (hopefully) the stress may be abating. We also might see some progress with current ventures or even get some early positive feedback.

Paradoxically, a New Moon marks the beginning of a cycle, so there's lots of room for starting NEW projects related to physical, mental, or spiritual accomplishment (Virgo). But with the Sun/Moon in hard aspect to Saturn, it's best to make slow and careful preparation for any new initiatives. And be patient! It may take time for things to get established. Now is the time to build firm foundations.

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation -- either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.

T-Square: Sun-Moon opp Chiron, square Saturn

The other major Ptolemaic aspect the Sun makes in this chart is an almost exact opposition to the small body Chiron (discovered in 1977 and now deemed a comet). In Greek mythology Chiron was a centaur, half man and half horse, an intelligent healer and teacher of many Greek heroes. Most astrological interpretations of Chiron describe him as "the wounded healer". (Evolving Door article: Chiron in Pisces ~ Surrendering to the Wounded Healer)

With the Sun opposite Chiron this month, we are invited to do more work on our personal and psychological wounds. For Virgo that may be low self-esteem generated by personal experience, or catalyzed by our culture's inability to appreciate the stellar Virgoan virtues.

With Saturn and Chiron working together with the Sun, this month offers an opportunity to make disciplined and gradual progress on acknowledging our own woundedness and directing some energy toward helping and healing others with similar challenges.

Irritation Rectangle: NM opp Chiron, Jupiter opp Uranus

But here's another (and helpful) paradox: the New Moon is even more tightly in aspect to Uranus—only 0:12 from an exact quincunx aspect (150°) and just over 1° orb in semi-sextile aspect to Chiron (30°). In addition, Jupiter is quincunx to Chiron and semi-sextile to the lunation. This forms a rare aspect pattern known in Huber astrology as an Irritation Rectangle, indicating a need to "think outside the box" yet also seek mental stability, with the risk of becoming stuck in your views.

What a challenge! We're asked to get out of our comfortable routines and do something completely different. This might be a major change (related to job, home, or relationship) or a minor one (a new hairstyle, anyone?) ...all somehow balanced with the Saturnian demands not to change too fast or too radically.

Now Virgoan discernment and good judgment will really help. Should we act more cautiously in one area of our lives and more experimentally in another? Or can we find a way to be spontaneous and creative AND careful and methodical in the same area? And which areas are the ones that need either a fresh approach or a continuing steady hand? Or a mix of both?

These two very antithetical energies will be the balancing act of the month.

The Sun's aspect to Uranus, along with the Chiron, could allow a surprising or unexpected event that frees us from our feelings of woundedness and renews our commitment to life and the living. (For more about this, see the article by Liz Greene, Wounding and the Will to Live)

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
~ Dalai Lama XIV

Grand Trine Kite: Venus, Saturn, Uranus opp Jupiter

Some wonderful support comes from the Grand Trine Kite in Fire/Earth that's a lovely feature of this chart: Uranus trine Saturn trine Venus, with Jupiter the focal point in Libra.

While Jupiter opposite Uranus (which is exact on Sept 27/28th) implies unexpected and shocking events, it's also indicative of luck, of lucky breaks or inventive breakthroughs. Since Jupiter and Uranus are in easy relationship to Saturn, these should be useful and practical (words dear to a Virgo heart).

With Venus in the mix, we can make new friends, as well as honour the old ones. At 0° Virgo Venus is powerful since it's at the start of a sign--but in Virgo it tends to moderate socializing (good for business contacts or consolidating connections). Venus in Virgo is ruled by Mercury, which makes us think about whether we want to keep or release past friends or relationships (discrimination again).

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
~ C.G. Jung

Hard Wedge figure: Mercury-Mars opp Neptune, with Uranus

Mars in Virgo and opposite Neptune brings the theme of service to the fore. One of the best ways to use a Mars-Neptune link is to employ personal (ego-oriented) energies to a higher purpose, as in some charitable work.

The universe has, in the last month, certainly presented several compelling places where charity might be directed. You can also direct this energy into artistic pursuits or take long walks in the park. Or go swimming or take classes in Tai Chi.

Jupiter in hard aspect to both may magnify the energy available to you and insist more on higher-minded ideas or goals, possibly motivated by your particular religious or spiritual beliefs.

Virgo loves making order out of chaos, and with Mars opposite Neptune, there should be plenty of opportunities for that this month!

Mercury is also conjoined with Mars, suggesting impassioned speech in service to some cause--or perhaps more time and energy devoted to clearing mental clutter! Mercury is comfortable in its own sign here (in Virgo), a placement that often correlates with a very fine mind.

The connection to Mars energizes mental activity. But with Mercury also exactly opposite Neptune, it may be hard to get clarity on some issues. The best advice might be to listen to the voice of your intuitive heart to receive the most reliable guidance. If you don't get a clear signal, be patient and wait until your intention is clearer and circumstances are more amenable.

Piglet was so excited at the idea of being Useful that he forgot to be frightened any more, and when Rabbit went on to say that Kangas were only Fierce during the winter months, being at other times of an Affectionate Disposition, he could hardly sit still, he was so eager to begin being useful at once.
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Sep.22 – Mercury trine Pluto (16:51 of Virgo/Capricorn)  (Sep.23 in AU)

It is possible to dive deep below the surface now, in your perception of situations, other people and yourself. If you have been working on trying to understand the deeper motivations and dynamics of what is happening in your life, there could be a breakthrough now. The light may finally go on in the darker corners that have eluded you, and your penetrating insight. You could find a way to articulate these perceptions and speak your mind in a way that is unusually powerful or intense (so be careful you don't inadvertently blow your audience out of the water). This transit can bring an opportunity to shed and leave behind old worn out perceptions or ineffective forms of communication. Try writing down your thoughts and ideas to capture the energy of this transit. This is the only exact pass for this transit, since Pluto was out of range when Mercury came through this area two months ago.

Sep.22 – Sun enters Libra (until Oct.23)


Ottawa, Canada and
Washington DC, USA:

Sep.22, 2017, 4:01 PM EDT

London, UK:

Sep.23, 2017, 9:01 PM BST

Sydney, AU:

Sep.23, 2017, 6:01 AM AEST

Happy Solar Return to all Libras! While the Sun is in Libra, it brings experiences into our lives that focus us in the areas of love, close relationships, one-on-one interaction, diplomacy, negotiation, strategy, fairness, equilibrium, balance, harmony and beauty. This time also marks the point of equal balance between day and night – the Autumnal Equinox. In the Northern Hemisphere, the nights now become longer than the days, and in the Southern Hemisphere, the days become longer than the nights, until the December Solstice. Balance is the key concept here! What is out of balance in your life? How can you negotiate or strategize to bring that area of your life back into harmony? Libra encourages you to balance your life in diplomatic, discreet, "win-win" ways. But if that's not possible, it will do it aggressively (creating conflict in order to break the stalemate of the imbalance) or manipulatively (people-pleasing to co-dependently get its way). Thus, Libra is known as both the peace-maker and the war-maker. If you find yourself instinctively trying to smooth out conflict – or instigate it! – take a step back and ask yourself if that is your best choice in the situation. Just don't get stuck in Libran indecision! Make your choice and then see if it brings what you want.

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Sep.24 – Mars opposite Neptune (12:19 of Virgo/Pisces)  (Sep.25 in AU)

For up to a week before and after today, you have a chance to discover and work with your blind spots and the hidden motives that trip you up. You can get a better look at the ideals, hopes, longing and dreams that motivate you. Your actions may reach for heights of inspiration or the ecstasy of surrender. This could bring release of tension...or an encounter with illusion and deception – and it might not be easy to know which is which. It could feel like you are spinning your wheels or "shadow-boxing" and not sure why. You may be dealing with a hidden agenda or unconscious motives (yours or someone else's). You might be trying to apply a proactive solution to an ambiguous situation, and wonder why it doesn't work very well. Responding to conflicts or obstacles in a passive-aggressive or manipulative way could be tempting under this transit, since it may be hard to know how to take direct and effective action. Resentment might become a defiant way to express "toothless" anger. Part of the problem may be that you are fighting against your own unconscious idealism. Feelings of disappointment, helplessness or frustration may bring up deeper feelings from your unconscious, making it difficult to know how to respond effectively in the here-and-now. Being honest with yourself about what's really going on inside you will go a long way toward increasing your empowerment.

Sep.25 – Mercury square Saturn (21:57 of Virgo/Sagittarius)  (Sep.26 in AU)

Your thoughts, ideas and communication need to become structured, rational and discreet, although this may not be easy to achieve. You may have to work extra hard to get your point across now, since others might be resistant to your ideas or may not be familiar with the basic concepts. It is a time to be clear, objective and down-to-earth in your communication and thinking, but equally important to do this without going overboard and becoming rigid, autocratic or over-cautious. If you find yourself stuck in a "glass half empty" frame of mind, you might be sagging under the weight of melancholy ...Or, it might mean you are coming to terms with some hard realities and decisions and feeling the gravity of the implications. But also check to be sure you're not taking yourself and your situation too seriously. By applying your best efforts, this can be a very productive time, especially with anything involving communication, writing, organising or logic.

Sep.27 – Mercury opposite Chiron (26:09 of Virgo/Pisces)  (Sep.28 in AU)

You could experience extra sensitivity, compassion or sympathy toward the problems and suffering of others under this transit. One possibility is that you encounter more people than usual who are struggling with problems that are brought to your attention. Another possibility is that you might be on the receiving end of the results of their suffering – for example, if someone takes out their frustration or discouragement on you. Yet another option is that you may encounter others who are sensitive to and able to offer help for your own ongoing problems and struggles. You may be in a special position to have insight into the problems of others, or they into yours. Exchange of information, experiences, ideas and theories could be useful. You might also experience a difficult interaction with someone that raises an old issue about style of communication (for example, words might be spoken with good intentions that instead cause hurt). This is a good time to listen and observe, and you might catch a glimpse of some ironic or paradoxical truth.

Sep.28 – Jupiter opposite Uranus (27:22 of Libra/Aries)  (Sep.27 in HAST, AKDT, PDT, MDT, CDT)

Which is better: wisdom or genius? Is it better to reach for a higher truth, or to crush limited thinking? Which do you think is more important: honouring a code of morals and principles, or deciding for yourself what is right in the moment? Would you rather have (or be) a mentor who shares knowledge, or stand out as unique (or an outsider) within a group of like-minded people?

These are the kinds of questions and issues that may be pulling you back and forth right now. Jupiter wants to reach out to the next horizon, always exploring. This part of us pursues knowledge, truth, justice and principles in order to become a better person who lives up to our potential. Uranus, on the other hand, is about breaking free of anything that restricts us or holds us back. This part of us is trying to wake up, to expand our awareness and be open to things we have been defensive against or afraid to face.

It may seem like these two energies are polarized. Perhaps you feel you must choose one direction over the other. You might find you feel committed to one side, while someone else personifies the other. For instance, you might find a teacher who inspires you, but in order to learn from them you must do things their way; asserting your own opinions or thinking independently is discouraged. Or you could have a group of close friends who all share certain values or priorities, but you're starting to see things differently and it causes some discord between you.

Here's something to remember: Jupiter and Uranus do have certain things in common and can complement each other, if you can resist the urge to choose one and reject the other. Finding the balance will make this transit a lot more peaceful, fruitful and productive. The parts of you that correspond to both Jupiter and Uranus reach for a higher truth and a greater perspective. Both energies want to uplift you out of habitual, short-sighted or stubborn ways of thinking. To find the balance between conflicting sides of these energies, try to take a few steps back so that you can see a bigger picture that incorporates both sides. Rather than choosing one over the other, find a way to understand how both could make sense at the same time.

This is the last of 3 passes of this transit: Dec.2016, Mar.2017 and Sep.2017. This is a months-long process of unfolding enlightenment, understanding, revelation and insight. Think back over the past 10+ months and consider how your worldview, opinions and wisdom has changed. What have you learned during that time and how has it changed your understanding of life?

Dates when Jupiter is opposite Uranus: 1906-1907, 1934, 1948, 1962, 1976, 1989-1990, 2003, 2016-2017, 2031, 2045 and 2059.

Dates for the current Jupiter-Uranus cycle:

Sep.28 – Pluto Stationary Direct (16:51 of Capricorn; until Apr.22.2018)  (Sep.29 in AU)  ("What's a Station?"  "What does Retrograde mean?"  Read more about Retrograde planets.)

For about a week before and after, you may experience energy that is intense, compelling and transformative, as Pluto changes direction to its normal forward motion. If you've been going through deep, cathartic changes in your life over the last 6 months to a year, you may find that this station brings a shift in how you are able to approach and act on those changes. This might be a time when you feel the weight of power struggles or loss in your life, but it can also galvanize empowering strength in yourself that you didn't know you had. Above all, it is a time when your deepest, most authentic Self can start to emerge and be reborn anew.

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Sep.29 – Venus opposite Neptune (12:11 of Virgo/Pisces)  (Sep.30 in UK, AU)

Romance, idealism, fantasy and imagination are blossoming into a bright aura right now, which is likely to influence your relationships, interactions, finances and values – for better or for worse! Compassion, caring and selfless giving can be good ideals to aim for, as long as you remember that ideals tend to lose some of their shiny glow when they're translated into hard reality. If you forget this, the end result may be disappointing or disillusioning. Disappointment may also indicate that there have been hidden hopes or high expectations that no one can really live up to. Aim to balance your innocence and longing with the judgement of your older, wiser, mature self; and do a reality check with a trusted friend or adviser if in doubt. That said, this can also be a very creative and inspiring time – just remember to keep one foot on the ground.

Sep.29 – Mercury enters Libra (until Oct.17)  (Sep.30 in UK, AU)

Mercury glides into Libra, bringing awareness and new ideas about your style of interaction and how you communicate with others. It may be easier to speak (and listen) with gentleness, fairness and diplomacy during this time. Thoughts, ideas, communication and negotiation could reach a state of increased balance and harmony, and you may be especially sensitive to other people and your environment. You could be more motivated to balance criticism or anger with gentleness and diplomacy. On the other hand, interaction could also become a carefully crafted game in which truth, honesty and facts are replaced by manipulative strategy and "white lies" designed to avoid hurt feelings. Indecision and "fence sitting" are possible under this transit, since you are able than usual to see many different sides of a situation. It might help to bounce your ideas and thoughts off someone who can be a good sounding board and give you feedback. It may be easier now to reach a win-win solution to conflicts, which is fair to all concerned – but be careful you don't make incorrect or self-serving assumptions about what the other side wants.

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Oct.01 – Mars trine Pluto (16:51 of Virgo/Capricorn)  (Oct.02 in UK, AU)

You may feel a strong urge to embrace and engage power, assert your desires and act on deep impulses. Your sexual energy could also be very high now (use it wisely). You might feel like nothing can stop you or hold you back. In fact, the ability to create change and take action is especially strong right now. If you have been preparing to put plans into action, this can be a powerful time to do so. But also be aware that too much of a good thing can sometimes backfire – it is possible to overstep your bounds or come on a bit too strong, with this energy. Suppressed anger, frustration or an urge to "vanquish the enemy" may be expressed more forcefully than you intend. It will help to center yourself and focus on acknowledging your emotions, impulses and power – then use your good judgment when deciding whether or how to act on them.


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Oct.03 – Venus trine Pluto (16:51 of Virgo/Capricorn)  (Oct.04 in AU)

Close one-on-one connections with people (close friends, lovers, partners of all kinds) will tend to gravitate to a deeper, more intense level now. Instead of automatically doing the diplomatic, "nice" thing, you may find it is more fulfilling to share more of your authentic feelings. It may be possible now to connect with people on a deeper level, while still ensuring that your interests are equally balanced with theirs. The trick is to do this without trying to control or overpower the other person, and it may be easier to avoid those traps now. You could make some deeply intimate connections with people under this transit. Financial dealings with other people may also go smoothly, although it might be wise to get clear confirmation that you're both on the same page about the fine print.

Oct.05 – Venus conjunct Mars (19:12 of Virgo)  (Oct.06 in AU)

Diplomacy and harmony combine with forcefulness and enthusiasm under this transit. How you experience the results will depend in part on which you value more – winning (Mars dominant) or resolution (Venus dominant). One possibility is being able to negotiate agreements with others in assertive ways; another possibility is being able to confront others with gentleness and diplomacy. The courage to act could become either blunted or enhanced by an increased sensitivity to how your actions could affect others. Your ability to negotiate a diplomatic solution to a problem might be sabotaged by impatience, frustration or too much directness – or that same forcefulness might help by keeping things from getting bogging down or by injecting an infectious enthusiasm to the discussion. Although the effects could look very different in various situations, the best results will likely be found by using the best of both of these opposite energies.

Next Update:  FULL MOON in ARIES. Available by October 5, 2017.

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