Sunday, Aug 26 at 4.58am PST Sun and moon oppose one another in Virgo and Pisces: finite vs infinite. The Algonquins called this full moon the Harvest Moon, Corn Moon or Barley Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise. Here we are, one foot on earth and the
Aug 22 – Sep 22, 2018 (Fall Equinox) The Sun sign is a much-celebrated astrological element, usually given more significance than it deserves. Remember – the Sun is just one planet in your star-soup. Happy birthday Virgos! Virgo, goddess of harvest, showers us with celestial perks when we work, thresh and clear, humming between rows
Saturday, Aug 18 at 12.49am PST The Sun in Leo squares the moon in Scorpio. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons represent a turning point or crossroads. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. This quarter moon marks the last day of Mercury Retrograde – yay!
Saturday, Aug 11 at 2.59am PST Happy new moon and happy solar eclipse! Eclipses represent rebirth and the dawning of a new age. We just had a solar eclipse in July, and a momentous full moon lunar eclipse on July 27. Now another solar eclipse in Leo, just like the epic solar eclipse of August
Uranus Retrograde in Taurus: Aug 7 – Nov 6 Uranus Retrograde in Aries: Nov 6 – Jan 6, 2019 Uranus in Aries: Jan 6 – Mar 6, 2019 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets
Saturday, Aug 4 at 11.19am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the moon during this time will align you so that you are looking right out