First Quarter Moon in Libra ☽ June 28, 2020

Sunday, June 28 at 1.16am PST The nurturing Cancer sun squares the fierce moon in Libra. This first quarter moon follows the brilliant Summer Solstice + New Moon Solar Eclipse in Cancer. First quarter phases clarify. When cardinal constellations work together, it is time for centering and realignment. The first quarter moon rises at noon, peaks at dusk and sets at midnight, no matter Read More

Super Pink Moon in Libra ♎ Apr 7, 2020

Artist: agnes-cecile Tuesday, Apr 7 at 7.35pm PST This full moon is the second of three supermoons in 2020, all happening one right after the other, and this one is the biggest of the year. A supermoon can be a full moon or new moon, occurring when the moon is at perigee or within 90% Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Libra ☾ Jan 17, 2020

Friday, Jan 17 at 5.00am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon; this is true all over the world, no matter your time zone. At this station, the graceful moon in Libra squares the sensible Sun in Capricorn. This is the last moon phase in the Read More

Mars in Libra ♂ 2019

Oct 3 – Nov 18, 2019 Artist: Moki Mioke Mars: source of all vitality, physical strength and decisive action in the solar system. Mars rules Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac and demarcator of the spring equinox each year. And now Mars spins through Libra, the constellation opposite Aries. Mars in Libra is the Read More

New Moon in Libra ♎ Sep 28, 2019

Saturday, Sep 28 at 11.27am PST Every month the moon spins into the same constellation as the sun. This lunar-solar conjunction is what we call a new moon. This month the moon and sun converse together in loving Libra. The moon enters Scorpio on Sep 30. Later that week on Oct 4 she moves from Sagittarius Read More

Sun in Libra ☼ Fall Equinox 2019

Sep 23 (Fall Equinox) – Oct 23, 2019 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. Libra season demarcates the autumn equinox every year. Happy equinox! Happy birthday Librans! (In my experience, most Libras do not believe Read More

Venus in Libra ♀ 2019

Sep 14 – Oct 8, 2019 Artist: Amy Ross Venus: goddess of art and romance, pleasure and beauty. Venus rules luxurious Libra (and Taurus), so she is returning “home” now. This is one of the most poignant transits of the year because it illuminates just how much our interpersonal relationships reflect our wellbeing. Things to Read More

Mercury in Libra ☿ 2019

Sep 14 – Oct 3, 2019 Mercury: patron of travel, communication and the human mind; 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. Mercury governs mental processing; it is his influence which determines our perception and style 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

Venus Retrograde ♀ 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

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

Jupiter Retrograde ♃ 2017

Feb 5 – June 9, 2017 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 planetary roles. Click here to learn 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 ☿ Fall 2015

Mercury will station retrograde in Libra from Sep 17 – Oct 9, 2015 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, its orbital speed overtakes its rotational Read More