First Quarter Moon in Virgo ☽ May 29, 2020

Friday, May 29 at 8.30pm PST The effervescent Gemini sun squares the bustling moon in Virgo. This first quarter moon follows the sparkly New Moon in Gemini. First quarter phases clarify our plans. When mutable constellations work together, it is time to bring in more flexibility and adaptability. The first quarter moon rises at noon, peaks at dusk and sets at midnight, no matter Read More

Super Worm Moon in Virgo ♍ Mar 9, 2020

Artist: Daria Hlazatova Monday, Mar 9 at 10.48am PST This full moon is the first of three supermoons in 2020, all happening one right after the other. The closest and largest one is next month in April. A supermoon can be a full moon or new moon, occurring when the moon is at perigee or Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Virgo ☾ Dec 18, 2019

Wednesday, Dec 18 at 8.59pm 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, busybody moon in Virgo squares the enthusiastic sun in Sagittarius. This is the last moon phase in the Sagittarius Read More

New Moon in Virgo ♍ Aug 30, 2019

Friday, Aug 30 at 3.38am PST Every month the moon lands in the same sign as the sun. This lunar-solar conjunction is what we call a new moon. This month the moon and sun root together in earthy Virgo. The moon moves on to Libra the following day on Aug 31. On Sep 4 she enters Read More

Mercury in Virgo ☿ 2019

Aug 29 – Sep 14, 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

Sun in Virgo ☼ 2019

Aug 23 – Sep 23 (Fall Equinox), 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. Happy birthday Virgo honeybees! Gut-deep in the astrological year, we arrive at Virgo, goddess of harvest. Her mythological sisters are Demeter Read More

Venus in Virgo ♀ 2019

Aug 21 – Sep 14, 2019 Venus: goddess of art and romance, pleasure and beauty. Venus in Virgo is a loving, devoted goddess. Virgo speaks the language of sensibility, loyalty and purpose. She artfully perceives how to best serve others. During this transit, demonstrate your affection by being available. Venus rules fellow earth sign Taurus and luxurious Read More

Mars in Virgo ♂ 2019

Aug 17 – Oct 3, 2019 Mars: source of all physical strength, vitality and decisive action in the solar system. Mars in Virgo is not a warrior in the traditional sense, but a highly motivating and productive influence. As the sun and Mars in Virgo crest the eastern horizon each morning, we will rise with Read More

First Quarter Moon in Virgo #2 ☽ June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20 at 3.52am PST The Sun in Gemini squares the moon in Virgo again – we just had a quarter moon in Virgo on May 21. Reflect on this day to learn what themes are returning. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. This is an incredibly busy, Read More

Full Moon in Virgo ♍ Mar 1, 2018

Thursday, Mar 1 at 4.52pm PST This particular full moon is 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. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise. The Sun Read More

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Summer 2017

Mercury in Leo: July 5 – 25 Mercury in Virgo: July 25 – Aug 12 Mercury Retrograde in Virgo: Aug 12 – Aug 31 Mercury Retrograde in Leo: Aug 31 – Sep 6 Mercury in Leo: Sep 6 – 9 Mercury in Virgo: Sep 9 – 29 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards Read More

Solar Eclipse in Virgo ♍ Sep 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1 at 5.04am EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Virgo. Remember the Supermoon Solar Eclipse in Pisces earlier this spring? We’ve arrived at the next major turning point in a series of Virgo-Pisces eclipses rising from March 2015, culminating in February 2017. The Virgo season begins Read More

Jupiter Retrograde ♃ 2016

Jan 7 – May 9, 2016 Jupiter is retrograde approximately 4 months out of the year. 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 planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this Read More

Jupiter in Virgo ♃ 2015-2016

Jupiter transits Virgo from August 11, 2015 to September 9, 2016 Click here to learn about Jupiter. Click here to learn about Virgo. Jupiter transits have a profound impact on the arc of human life from year to year. Since last summer 2014, Jupiter transited Leo. Whenever Jupiter transits a fixed sign, life is rough around Read More

Venus Retrograde in Virgo ⚢ July 25 -31

Venus turns retrograde in Virgo from July 25 – 31 and then in Leo from July 31 – Sep 6 Click here to learn about Venus. Click here to learn about Virgo. To be very clear, planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Read More