May 23 – Oct 10, 2021 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 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.
Saturday, Feb 27 at 12:19am PDT The February full moon is called the Snow Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise all over the world, no matter your time zone. Sun and moon oppose one another in starry-eyed Pisces and analytical Virgo. These archetypes narrate dreams vs. reality. Pisces rules fantasy and intoxication; Virgo
Feb 25 – Mar 21, 2021 Venus in Pisces makes the heart soft and malleable as the fishes shape-shift from moment to moment. Pisces is the last sign in the zodiac, rainbow fins shining in the starlight. She is not rational or logical, but yielding, ethereal, otherworldly. Pisces swims in the sea of phantasmagoria, scales sparkling with seraphic wisdom,
Jan 8: Mercury enters Aquarius Jan 30: Mercury stations retrograde Feb 20: Mercury stations direct 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. In astrology, this
Artist: Yumiko Kayukawa Thursday, Jan 28 at 11:18am PDT Happy full moon! The January full moon is called the Wolf Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise all over the world, no matter your time zone. In your mind, visualize the earth sandwiched between the full moon and the Aquarian sun –
Wednesday, Jan 20 at 1.03pm PDT Aquarius Season begins Jan 19. The very next day, the sun squares the earthen moon in Taurus. At the first quarter, the moon rises at noon, peaks at dusk, and sets at midnight all over the world. This moon phase coincides with Inauguration Day here in the US – Kamala’s in the White House!!!
Tuesday, Jan 12 at 9.00pm 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 rise dark and silent together in the earthen kingdom of Capricorn. This is the last moon phase of the Capricorn solar cycle. Jan 19 is the
Artist: Kawase Hasui Jan 8 – Feb 1, 2021 Congratulations, you made it through 2020! Happy New Year! Venus is the goddess of art, romance, pleasure, and beauty. Venus in Capricorn encourages us to be more grounded and efficient. This means we will be more discerning now in our relationships. Capricorn, like his ruler Saturn, operates
artist: Lindy Kehoe Jan 6 – Mar 3, 2021 Mars: fiery warrior of the solar system, ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars channels fresh, invigorating energy into the body, like the first day of spring. With Mars Retrograde in Aries for the latter half of 2020, an already difficult year became that much
artist: Leah Marie Dorion Wednesday, Jan 6 at 1.38am PDT First moon phase of 2021! At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn, and sets at noon all over the world, no matter your time zone. At this station, the graceful moon in Libra squares the sensible Sun in Capricorn. The moon initially moves into Libra
Dec 21, 2020 (Winter Solstice) – Jan 19, 2021 Your sun sign is just one planet in your star soup. Contact me for a natal chart reading to learn more! Happy birthday goats! In the upper echelon of the zodiac, we arrive at Capricorn. As the last earth sign in the wheel, Capricorn represents culmination of all the earthly progress
artist: Eli Halpin Dec 20, 2020 – Jan 8, 2021 Mercury rules travel, communication, and the mind. With magical caduceus in hand, soothsayer Mercury leads newly departed souls from the lower to the upper worlds. And now Mercury in Capricorn will lead us straight through the dark night into the New Year! Happy 2021! When Mercury joins the
Dec 19, 2020 – May 13, 2021 Jupiter profoundly influences human life from year to year. It takes 12 years for Jupiter to circle the Sun; twelve constellations in twelve years = one full year per constellation. This upcoming year Jupiter will travel through eccentric Aquarius. Since Dec 2, 2019, Jupiter has been spinning in Capricorn. 2020 has
artist: Akira Kusaka Dec 15, 2020 – Jan 8, 2021 Venus: goddess of art, romance, pleasure, and beauty. With Venus in fiery Sagittarius, life glows like a joyful solstice evening. This is an exuberant, festive cycle. Sagittarius the Centaur is spirited; vibrant; spontaneous. Venus enters Sagittarius on Dec 15, the birthday of my fabulous mom and