Mercury in Capricorn ☿ Jan 4-23

illustration by Arthur Rackham Jan 4 – 23, 2019 Mercury is patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury leads freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Though I use the Read More

Sun in Capricorn ☼ Dec 21 – Jan 20

Dec 21 (Winter Solstice) – Jan 20, 2019 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 goaties! We’re in the upper echelon of the zodiac, next stop Capricorn. As the last earth sign in the wheel, Read More

First Quarter Moon in Capricorn ☽ Oct 16, 2018

Tuesday, Oct 16 at 11.02am PST The Sun in Libra squares the moon in Capricorn. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons represent a turning point. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. The moon enters Capricorn on Oct 14, at which point we will begin to Read More

Full Moon in Capricorn 🐐 June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27 at 9.54pm PST The Algonquins called this full moon the Buck Moon as it coincides with new antler growth on young male deer. It is also called the Thunder Moon for summertime storms. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise. Sun and moon oppose one another Read More

Mars Retrograde ♂ Summer 2018

Mars Retrograde in Aquarius: June 26 – Aug 12 Mars Retrograde in Capricorn: Aug 12 – 27 Mars in Capricorn: Aug 27 – Sep 10 Mars in Aquarius: Sep 10 – Nov 15 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen Read More

Pluto Retrograde 🐐 Apr 22 – Sep 30

Apr 22 – Sep 30, 2018 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 in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more Read More

Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn ♄ Apr 17 – Sep 6

Apr 17 – Sep 6, 2018 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 in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Capricorn ☾ Apr 8, 2018

Sunday, Apr 8 at 12.21am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. The earthen moon in Capricorn squares the Sun in Aries. Third quarter moons are crossroads. Their purpose is to clear us out in preparation for the new moon / new lunar cycle. Squares Read More

New Moon in Capricorn 🐐 Jan 16, 2018

Tuesday, Jan 16 at 6.18pm PST The new moon in Capricorn rises dark and silent with a very clear message. On one hand, Capricorn represents patriarchal evils – outdated values and institutions so loathed by the spiritually conscious. But if we understand Capricorn only through this lens, we will never destroy old structures, never build Read More

Venus in Capricorn ⚢ Dec 24 – Jan 17

Dec 24, 2017 – Jan 17, 2018 Venus in Capricorn is a seasoned professional. When the planet of interpersonal relations enters the earthen architect constellation, it’s time to build our reputation. Converse with people in positions of perceived power. Look at your social life, work life and how/where they intersect. Experiment with networking and career Read More

Saturn in Capricorn ♄ 2017-2020

Dec 19, 2017 – Dec 16, 2020 Saturn enters Capricorn, the sign he rules. I will talk about this at length in just a moment. First a recap of Saturn in Sagittarius, a transit which began in December 2014. Saturn in Sagittarius was all about truth, morality, free thought and spiritual seeking. This transit was Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Capricorn #2 🐐 Apr 19, 2017

Wednesday, Apr 19 at 3.00am PST The moon will rise at midnight, peak at dawn and set 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 (approximately) along the Read More

Mercury Retrograde 🐐 Winter 2016

Dec 18 – Jan 4, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the Read More

Mars in Capricorn ♂ Sep 27 – Nov 9

Sep 27 – Nov 9, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Click here to learn about Capricorn. Mars, ruler of the body, warrior-god of the stars. For nearly nine months he has been sludging back and forth between Scorpio and Sagittarius. With Mars in Capricorn there is a strong compulsion to feel productive at Read More