Even though we might not feel it at the time - or indeed, perhaps not for many weeks, months, or even years - the coming 20 years will be shaped by a celestial event on Thursday that none of us alive today have ever experienced before.
In the decades to come, astrologers will trace forthcoming global events back, perhaps to that very moment.
What is it?
Pluto is an astrological game changer.
And when this powerful planet moves into the Water Bearer for the first time in our lives, we can expect the future to shift significantly.
For a start, this will mark the end of Pluto’s 15-year transit through the Sea-Goat.
And you WILL feel that, most likely as a release of pressure or a sense of relief in that area of your natal birth chart.
But as that era of your life draws to a close, a new one is beginning.
The last time Pluto made this transit was between 1778 and 1798 - a dramatic period in history that saw the industrial revolution, the French Revolution, the end of the American Revolution, and the Enlightenment.
Over the coming decades, power will be won or lost by the control of information, and that’s something that will affect every single one of us.
The coming era will also be shaped by the power of technology - definitely the Water Bearer’s domain - and by humanitarian efforts to protect the weakest, another key element of the Water Bearer’s energy.
If your zodiac sign is Scorpio, ruled by Pluto, then you may feel this shift of energy almost immediately. Likewise, if your rising sign or Moon is in Scorpio, or if Pluto makes important angles in your chart, you’ll feel this much more personally and much faster than the rest of us.
Otherwise, you can expect Pluto in the Water Bearer to unfold very gradually in your life - but 20 years from now, you will look back and be able to pinpoint its unmistakable influence.
It’s the subtle influence of Pluto’s arrival in the Water Bearer that will mark this week as one for the history books. Watch what happens as the Age of Aquarius begins to unfurl.