Super New Moon in Taurus 🐮 Apr 26, 2017

Wednesday, Apr 26 at 8.14am EST Happy *Super* New Moon! Even new moons qualify as supermoons because, according to Richard Nolle’s definition, they can occur “with the moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit.” This phenomenon is also known as perigee. The Super New Moon in Taurus […]

Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn 🐐 Apr 20 – Sep 28

Apr 20 – Sep 28, 2017 Pluto is retrograde about 5 months out of the year. 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 […]

Mercury Retrograde in Taurus ☿ Spring 2017

In total, Mercury is in Taurus from Mar 31 – June 6. The retrograde period occurs first in Taurus from April 9 – 20, then continues in Aries until May 3. 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 […]

Last Quarter Moon in Capricorn ☾ Mar 20, 2017

Monday, Mar 20 (Vernal Equinox) at 12.00pm EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Capricorn. 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 […]