June 22 – Nov 28, 2020 Planets in retrograde are not spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth due to the fact that planets travel at their own respective speeds around the sun. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more about
Friday, June 12 at 11.24pm PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon – no matter your time zone. At this station, the dreamy moon in Pisces squares the gregarious Sun in Gemini. The moon initially moves into Pisces early on June 11, about 48 hours before the quarter moon is exact.
Artist: Jessica Foster May 12 – June 27, 2020 Mars is a primordial, life-giving force: fiery warrior of the stars, ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. With Mars in Aquarius for the last month, it has certainly been difficult to concentrate. Mars and Saturn flew into Aquarius at lightspeed and upended our
Sunday, Feb 23 at 7.33am 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 swim together in fantastical Pisces, the last sign in the zodiac. The New Moon in Pisces asks us to release and
Artist: Maria Nguyen Feb 18 – Mar 19, 2020 Remember – your sun sign is just one planet in your star-soup. Happy birthday fishies! We made it to the final stop on the zodiac wheel! As the last sign, Pisces gathers everything, then dismantles it. Everything changes; nothing stays the same. Reflect on the inevitable, proverbial
Artist: Heather Brunetti Mercury enters Aquarius: Jan 16 Mercury enters Pisces: Feb 3 Mercury Retrograde in Pisces: Feb 16 – Mar 4 Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius: Mar 4-9 Mercury in Aquarius: Mar 9-16 Mercury in Pisces: Mar 16 – Apr 10 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion
Jan 13 – Feb 7, 2020 Venus: goddess of art and romance, pleasure and beauty. Venus in Pisces cradles the soul, soft and malleable, ready to shift into whatever new form best captures light and love. Though Pisces is shy, her light draws people to her. We are all spiritual seekers longing for communion. As
Art: “A Slow Emergence” by Emily Kell Tuesday, Dec 3 at 10.58pm PST The vibrant Sun in Sagittarius squares the fanciful moon in Pisces. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight all over the world, no matter your time zone. The moon initially enters Pisces the night before the quarter
Friday, Sep 13 at 9.35pm PST – happy Friday the 13th! North American indigenous tribes call the September full moon the Harvest Moon, Corn Moon or Barley Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise; this is true all over the world, no matter your time zone. Sun and
Artwork by Ren E.T. Feb 17 – Mar 5, 2018 Mercury transits are not high impact on their own; it is Mercury’s interaction with the sun and Venus which are important, or the context within which Mercury operates. Mercury is a mental support beam for the sun and Venus. When he is not synced with
Apr 2–15, 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 more about retrograde.
Sunday, Feb 26 at 2.52pm EST Learn about the Moon. Learn about Pisces. Remember the Solar Eclipse in Virgo last September? Welcome to the follow-up. We’ve arrived at the final eclipse in a series of Virgo-Pisces eclipses that began in March 2015 and culminates NOW NOW NOW!!! BE HERE NOW. THE TIME IS NOW. The
Friday, Sep 16 at 3.07 pm EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Pisces. This particular full moon is called the Harvest Moon, Corn Moon or Barley Moon. The Virgo cycle is one of symbolic harvest, so all of these names are perfect. The moon will rise at sunset in
Tuesday, March 8 at 8.55pm EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Pisces. Remember the Solar Eclipse in Virgo last September? Welcome to the follow-up, little starseeds. This one is a Supermoon – yes, even New Moons qualify – because, according to Richard Nolle’s definition, it occurs “…with the
The Full Moon in Pisces comes exact on Saturday, August 29 at 2:35 pm EST Click here to learn about the Moon. Click here to learn about Pisces. This particular full moon is called the Harvest Moon, Corn Moon or Barley Moon. As I’ve discussed in recent posts, the Virgo cycle is one of symbolic