Mercury Retrograde ☿ Summer 2018

June 28: Mercury enters Leo July 25: Mercury Retrograde begins Aug 18: Mercury Retrograde ends 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 […]

Super Blue Lunar Eclipse in Leo 🐱 Jan 31, 2018

Art: “The Nemean Lion” by John Martineau Wednesday, Jan 31 at 5:30am PST This full moon is a blue moon, supermoon and total lunar eclipse – holy shit! (Blue moon means two full moons in one calendar month – this one is extra cool because it’s the first time in 150 years that the blue […]

Venus Retrograde in Leo ⚢ July 31 – Sep 6

Venus turns retrograde in Leo from July 31 – Sep 6, 2015 Click here to learn about Venus. Click here to learn about Leo. To be very clear, 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 […]