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 […]

Mercury in Libra ☿ Sep 21 – Oct 9

Sep 21 – Oct 9, 2018 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 led freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. When Mercury joins the sun and/or Venus […]

First Quarter Moon in Libra ☽ July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19 at 12.53pm PST The Sun in Cancer squares the moon in Libra. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons prompt definitive change. They represent a turning point. Libra is the sign of scales, representing equality, balance, compromise and true love. It is Libra who transforms us […]

Last Quarter Moon in Libra ☾ Jan 8, 2018

Monday, Jan 8 at 2.26pm PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. The quarter moon in Libra is rational yet compassionate, vigilant yet fair-minded, squaring the Sun in Capricorn, our stubborn goat. Capricorn is a lover conditioned by work and Libra his Shakti, smiling because […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]