Sixtygarden

Asteroid 10234, Sixtygarden, was discovered on December 27, 1997 by Jana Ticha and Milos Tichy at Klet Observatory in Cesky Budovice (Budweis), Czech Republic. Sixtygarden has a period of 5 years, 62½ days.

It was named after the Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, location of the Minor Planet Center, the international clearinghouse for asteroid discoveries, which is located at 60 Garden Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Astrologically, though, Sixtygarden seems to be about what its name suggests: pertaining to the 1960s and things arising in it or associated with it (e.g., art, music, ethics, philosophy, politics, lifestyle); liberalism, counterculture.

Grace Slick (born October 30, 1939, in Evanston, Illinois), former singer with the band variously named Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and Starship, who once reportedly wanted to lace Richard Nixon's drink with LSD, has Sixtygarden decile Mars (aggression) and Vesta (dedication), trine Pandora (making a splash), opposite Neptune (drugs) and parallel the Sun (to shine).

David Crosby (born August 14, 1941, in Los Angeles) of Crosby, Stills and Nash (sometimes Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young), a veteran protest singer, has Sixtygarden semisquare Vesta, quintile Uranus (rejection, rebellion) and trine Dioretsa (something sticking, off course). He has battled drug addiction for decades and is the biological father of the two children Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher had when they were a couple.

Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938 in New York), who makes up the veteran folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary along with Noel "Paul" Stookey and Mary Travers, has Sixtygarden square Pallas (politics, conceptualization), biquintile Pluto (mass movements) and quincunx Phaethon (a phenomenon).

Noel "Paul" Stookey (born November 30, 1937 in Baltimore) has Sixtygarden conjunct Juno (civil rights), decile Mercury (speech, ideas, writing), square Phaethon and tredecile Pluto.

Mary Travers (born November 9, 1936 in Louisville) has Sixtygarden conjunct Neptune (music, ideals), quintile Pallas, square Venus (art, singing) and Ceres (to nurture), and quincunx Damocles (experience of groupthink, politics).

Turtle Dove, by British painter Sophie Anderson (1823-1903)


John Lennon had Sixtygarden in the third house, on the IC, decile Vesta (focus, dedication), square Ixion (creating karma) and Lilith (not easy to accept, the Shadow), and parallel Saturn (work, career, rewards and consequences) as well as opposite the Midheaven (career, reputation, authority).

Yoko Ono, his second wife and soulmate has Sixtygarden in the third house also, square Ixion, tredecile Neptune, quincunx Vesta and opposite Pandora and Don Quixote (taking on something, travel).

Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh), known for his interesting depictions of such mundane objects as cans of Campbell's Soup, had Sixtygarden sextile Damocles (provocative, crisis, danger), square Nessus (homely but serviceable, commercial, predatory) and Dioretsa (something that sticks), and contraparallel Mars (violence). He once survived an assassination attempt by a psychotic and stridently man-hating woman.

Law professor, children's advocate and former Weather Underground member Bernardine Dohrn has Sixtygarden in the twelfth house, semisquare Pluto (mass movements, reinvention), trine Saturn (work, career, rewards and consequences) and Pholus (need to show respect, courage before power), sesquiquadrate Mercury (speech, writing, ideas) and Ceres (nurturance, family), and contraparallel Juno (civil rights, public persona). She and her husband raised their fellow Weather Underground member Kathy Boudin's son after she went to prison for her part in an armored-car robbery.

Former Sixties African-American militant Eldridge Cleaver had Sixtygarden in the twelfth house also, sextile the Sun, quintile Venus (values, indignation), trine Saturn, opposite Pholus, and contraparallel Jupiter (law, philosophy) and Vesta.

Yippies co-founder Abbie Hoffman (born November 30, 1936 in Worcester, Massachusetts), who endured years of persecution and the life of a fugitive only to see what he was after become generally accepted in large part and his brand of activism passé, had Sixtygarden quintile the Sun, square the Nodes (separations and connections made), quincunx Talos (criticism) and Nessus (predatory), and opposite Heracles (to contend with).

Timothy Leary, who helped popularize psychedelic drugs, had Sixtygarden in the eighth house of legacies, nonile Pluto and Ceres, square Chariklo (glamorization, need to maintain perspective), trine Pallas and Hidalgo (to assert, to promote, to defend), and sesquiquadrate Mars.

Leftist writer and philosopher Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928, in Philadelphia) has Sixtygarden conjunct Pallas (politics), semisextile Ceres, undecimal Heracles (to contend with), sextile Mercury (writing, speech, ideas), square Juno and Chiron (lessons to teach or learn), trine Elatus (eloquent expression), and parallel South Node (separation).

Maria Montessori, a doctor and educator who once studied engineering in the late 19th century, when women did not do such things, and came up with the insight that children could learn better if treated with respect, had Sixtygarden in the third house, conjunct Pandora (making a splash, having an impact, stirring things up, gifted), semisquare the Sun, sextile Saturn, quintile Ceres, square Mars (energy), Uranus (innovation), Pallas (conceptualization), Elatus (eloquently expressed), Nessus (need to respect boundaries) and Don Quixote (taking on the system), tredecile Juno, and trine Jupiter (philosophy).

Zack De La Rocha (born January 12, 1970 in Long Beach), former frontman for the leftist rock band Rage Against The Machine, has Sixtygarden conjunct Pallas, semisquare Chariklo (glamorization), sextile Neptune (music, idealism), Dioretsa, Chaos (activism) and Chiron, square Saturn, and contraparallel Vesta.

Sara Jane Olson (born Kathleen Ann Soliah on January 16, 1947 in Fargo, North Dakota), an associate of the 1970s domestic terrorist group the Symbionese Liberation Army, who went to prison for allegedly trying to blow up Los Angeles police cars, has Sixtygarden sextile Chiron (a stumbling block, a lesson to be learned, self-wounding), trine Nessus (predatory), sesquiquadrate Mercury and Mars (violence, law enforcement), and quincunx Vesta.

Kurt Cobain, the late, legendary frontman for Nirvana, who was a practicing Buddhist, expressed a left-leaning sort of political correctness and made looking like a homeless person seem cool, had Sixtygarden in the tenth house, semisextile Nessus (psychological toxins, unattractive but serviceable), tredecile Mercury and trine Chariklo (glamorization).

John Walker Lindh (born February 9, 1981 in Washington), who was encouraged to take an experimental approach to life by his mother, which in his case got him into serious trouble, has Sixtygarden conjunct Talos (attacks) and Dioretsa (foolishness, something that sticks), undecimal the Sun, decile Pallas, sextile Cruithne (branded), square Neptune (confusion), sesquiquadrate Juno (giving away power), and quincunx Asbolus (bad things).

Mike Myers (born May 25, 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada), who created the very popular and commercially successful character Austin Powers, a Swinging Sixties British secret agent, for "Saturday Night Live," has Sixtygarden semisextile Uranus (television, unique and interesting), decile Mars (male sexuality), trine the Sun and Nessus (unattractive but serviceable), biquintile Venus (values, art), and parallel Juno (public persona).

Liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore (born April 23, 1954 in Flint, Michigan), has Sixtygarden conjunct Damocles (provocative, experience of groupthink, politics, transgressive), semisextile Chariklo, sextile Dioretsa (something that sticks), sesquiquadrate Jupiter (philosophy), quincunx Asbolus (something to say), parallel Chiron (lessons to teach or learn, need to pay attention), and contraparallel Ceres.

When "Sesame Street," a show very much informed by the hippie ethic, first premiered on November 10, 1969 in New York, Sixtygarden was semisextile Hidalgo, quintile the North Node (connections), square Uranus (innovative), tredecile the South Node (past influences), and quincunx Asbolus.

The glyph for Sixtygarden is mine.



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