First Quarter Moon in Libra ☽ July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9 at 3.56am PST The gentle Sun in Cancer squares the moon in Libra. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight all over the world, no matter your time zone. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. The moon enters Libra late in the evening of July Read More

Full Moon in Libra ♎ Apr 19, 2019

artist: Yumiko Kayukawa Friday, Apr 19 at 4.12am PST Sun and Moon oppose one another (again) in Aries and Libra: the axis of relationship to self (Aries) and relation to others (Libra). We just saw this same configuration last month with a supermoon in Libra on the spring equinox. Any themes/conflicts that predominated then will now resurface, Read More

Supermoon in Libra ♎ Mar 20, 2019

Artist: Ricardo Chavez-Mendez Wednesday, Mar 20 at 6.43pm PST (Spring Equinox) Another supermoon – third one in a row – and right on the spring equinox! A supermoon can be a full moon or new moon, occurring when the moon is at perigee or within 90% of perigee (the point at which the moon is nearest to Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Libra ☾ Dec 29, 2018

Saturday, Dec 29 at 1.36am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon – and this is true all over the world, no matter your time zone. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the Read More

New Moon in Libra ♎ Oct 8, 2018

Monday, Oct 8 at 8.47pm PST Libra season: days and nights of equal length, earth steeped in gold, tilted, flirting with winter’s brambles. According to legend, the moon was in Libra when Rome was founded. Libra, daughter of Uranus (Father Sky) and Mother Earth. New moons are new beginnings. Do you need to start over? Read More

Venus Retrograde ♀ Fall 2018

Venus in Libra: Aug 6 – Sep 9 Venus in Scorpio: Sep 9 – Oct 5 Venus Retrograde in Scorpio: Oct 5-31 Venus Retrograde in Libra: Oct 31 – Nov 16 Venus in Libra: Nov 16 – Dec 2 Venus in Scorpio: Dec 2 – Jan 7, 2019 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning Read More

Sun in Libra ☼ Sep 22 – Oct 23

Sep 22 (Vernal Equinox) – Oct 23, 2018 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 Equinox! Happy birthday scaly people! Libra season demarcates the autumn equinox every year. (Libras are left-brain creatures who usually do not Read More

Blue Moon in Libra ♎ Mar 31, 2018

Saturday, Mar 31 at 5.37am PST The March full moon is also known as the Full Worm Moon, coinciding with springtime softening and the reappearance of earthworm casts. It is also called the Sap Moon as it demarcates maple tapping season. This full moon is also a blue moon, which is not really that rare or Read More

Mars in Libra ♂ Oct 22 – Dec 9

Oct 22 – Dec 9, 2017 Mars is a force of life and action. He is ruler of Aries, the very first constellation in the zodiac wheel. And now he enters Libra, the constellation opposite Aries. When a planet enters the constellation opposite the one it rules, it is said to be in its “detriment.” Read More

Jupiter Retrograde in Libra ♃ Feb 5 – June 9

Feb 5 – June 9, 2017 Click here to learn about Jupiter. 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

Jupiter in Libra ♃ 2016-2017

Sep 9, 2016 – Oct 10, 2017 Click here to learn about Jupiter. Click here to learn about Libra. Jupiter circles the Sun every 12 years. Twelve constellations, twelve years = one full calendar year per constellation. This year it’s Libra. Jupiter transits profoundly influence the arc of human life from year to year. Since summer Read More

Lunar Eclipse in Libra ♎ Mar 23, 2016

Wednesday, March 23 at 6.47 am EST – above photo by Jimmy Westlake Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Libra. A lunar eclipse follows our Supermoon Solar Eclipse in Pisces. This particular phase is called the Full Pink Moon because, according to The Farmer’s Almanac, it “heralds the appearance of Read More

Mercury Retrograde in Libra ☿ Sep 17 – Oct 9

Mercury will station retrograde in Libra from Sep 17 – Oct 9, 2015 Click here to learn about Mercury. Mercury turns retrograde 3-4 times a year, more frequently than any other planet. Cool tidbit from EarthSky: On Mercury, for example, the Sun sometimes moves in retrograde! As the planet speeds through its closest approach with the sun, Read More