Oct 3: Mercury enters Scorpio Oct 31: Mercury Retrograde begins Nov 20: Mercury Retrograde ends Artist: Christina Mrozik Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth due to the fact that all of the planets are traveling at their own respective speeds around the sun.
Sunday, Oct 27 at 8.40pm 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 marinate together in sexy Scorpio. The moon enters Sagittarius two days later on Oct 29. The following weekend she moves from Capricorn
Oct 23 – Nov 22, 2019 Remember – your sun sign is just one planet in your star-soup! Happy birthday scorpions! Halloween is truly your holiday – a night of macabre mischief and ghoulishness. LOVE IT. We’re gut-deep in the astrological year now, creeping into Scorpio’s haunted house. Scorpio is a black widow; a witch;
Monday, Oct 21 at 5.41am PST It is time to clear out in preparation for the new moon. This quarter moon leads us to a potent new moon in Scorpio the following weekend. At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon – and this is true all
Oct 8 – Nov 1, 2019 Venus: goddess of art and romance, pleasure and beauty. Despite what you may have heard about the scorpion, Venus in Scorpio is much less about sex than it is self-discovery. We are reminded here that the passion we seek in interpersonal relationships is really intended for fierce self-love: the
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
Wednesday, Aug 7 at 10.32am PST The frisky Sun in Leo squares the potent moon in Scorpio. 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 initially enters Scorpio on Aug 6, hangs
Mercury Retrograde in Leo: July 7 – 19 Mercury Retrograde in Cancer: July 19 – 31 Mercury in Cancer: July 31 – Aug 11 Mercury in Leo: Aug 11 – 29 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes
July 3 – 27, 2019 Venus: goddess of art and romance, pleasure and beauty. Her transits shape the heart. With Venus in Cancer, we cultivate the power of woman, of roots and comfort and what it means to be settled. Venus in Cancer provides supportive counsel. This is a good time to spend with family,
Tuesday, July 2 at 12:17pm PST Happy new moon and happy solar eclipse!! Eclipses represent rebirth and the dawning of a new age. They take us from light to darkness back to light again. They suggest, by virtue of their potency, a radical shift. Something is subsumed, transmuted. This is all happening in Cancer, the
June 21 (Summer Solstice) – July 22, 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. As always, Cancer season begins on the summer solstice. This year the first day of Neptune Retrograde also coincides with the solstice.
June 21 (Summer Solstice) – Nov 27, 2019 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
Sunday, May 26 at 9.34am 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
Artist: Danial Ryan Saturday, May 18 at 5.11pm PST Sun and Moon oppose one another in Taurus and Scorpio: the axis of all that can be seen, versus all that cannot. Together these two constellations narrate tangibles and intangibles, form and dissolution of form, conscious thought and subconscious desire, straight paths and winding staircases. The May
May 15 – July 1, 2019 Mars was often depicted nude in ancient Rome to demonstrate his fearlessness. See now Mars in Cancer, a warrior of utmost femininity, stark naked in the battlefield of love. In Cancer, the warrior planet lays down his sword. Mars in a water sign promotes creativity, emotional release and self-care. Cancer