Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius ♒ Aug 7, 2017

Monday, Aug 7 at 11.12 am PST This lunar eclipse marks Lunar Lammas, halfway between the summer solstice and fall equinox. Lammastide is a traditional holiday in the Northern Hemisphere, falling upon the first harvest of the year. In the Great Lakes region, this full moon is also called the Sturgeon Moon as it coincides with […]

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 […]

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 […]