artist: Hiro Isono Monday, Aug 30 @ 12.15 am PDT The Waning Last Quarter Moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn, and sets at noon all over the world. At this station, the inquisitive moon in Gemini squares the diligent Virgo sun. Last quarter moons are turning points or crossroads, clearing the way for the new moon / new lunar
artist: Brian Froud Thursday, June 10 at 3:54am PDT Happy new moon and happy solar eclipse! This annular eclipse will be visible from “parts of Russia, Greenland, and northern Canada. Weather permitting, those in Northern Asia, Europe, and the United States will see a partial eclipse.” (TimeandDate.com) Solar eclipses ask us to look at our ego.
artist: Kenojuak Ashevak May 3: Mercury enters Gemini May 29: Mercury stations retrograde June 22: Mercury stations direct Retrograde planets are not spinning backwards; it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth due to the fact that all planets travel at their own respective speeds around the sun. In astrology, this illusion manifests
May 20 – June 20, 2021 Your sun sign is just one planet in your star soup. Curious about the rest? Contact me for a natal chart reading! Happy birthday Geminis, you witty wordsmith wizards! With the butterflies and fairies I sing an ode to Gemini, shape-shifting sherbet shamans. Gemini the Swirling One, the dancing brain,
May 8 – June 2, 2021 When Venus dances in gregarious Gemini, our social life gets a boost. This transit brings lots of opportunities to meet and talk to new people. Cerebral and creative energies soar. Expect more conversation, buzz, and excitement in the air. This is a great time to hone your writing and communication skills.
artist: Chantal Horeis Mar 3 – Apr 23, 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 in Taurus since Jan 6, life has slowed way down.Even though it’s a sleepy influence,
artist: Jee-ook Choi Friday, Feb 19 at 10.49am PDT Pisces Season begins Feb 18. The very next day, the sun squares the clever moon in Gemini. At the first quarter, the moon rises at noon, peaks at dusk, and sets at midnight all over the world. The waxing first quarter is when we decide what to carry forward from the
artist: Daniel Martin Diaz Monday, Nov 30 at 1.32am PDT Happy full moon! Happy lunar eclipse! The November full moon is called the Frost Moon or Beaver Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise all over the world. Eclipses can be full or partial. The earth’s shadow consists of two
Artist: Vanja Vukelić Friday, May 22 at 10.39am PST Happy new moon! This upcoming new moon is in air sign Gemini. The New Moon in Gemini sparkles in cleansing starlight. The twins spin like weather vanes in a cool breeze. I see blue eyes electrifying the sky. I see mercury quivering, a feather drifting aloft. I see
Artist: Lydia OrtizV Venus Retrograde begins: May 12 Venus Retrograde ends: June 24 Venus enters Cancer: Aug 7 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
May 11 – 28, 2020 Mercury: ruler of travel, communication, and the mind; poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star, and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury leads freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. This is a very short transit, just two weeks, but it’s ok, that’s all we need. Mercury
Artist: Jen Bartel Wednesday, Dec 11 at 9.14pm PST The December full moon is called the Cold Moon for obvious reasons. 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. Moon and sun oppose one another in curious Gemini
Saturday, Sep 21 at 7.43pm PST Artist: Vanja Vukelić 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. The moon in Gemini squares the Sun in Virgo – again! We just saw this moon phase; it
Sunday, December 3 at 7.48am PST This moon is called the Full Cold Moon. It is a Supermoon, one of only two full supermoons this year. A supermoon occurs when the moon is at perigee or within 90% of perigee (the point at which the moon is nearest to the earth). The moon will be
Thursday, May 25 at 12.46pm PST Happy *Super* New Moon (again!)! New moons also qualify as supermoons because, as stated by Richard Nolle, they can (as any moon phase can) occur “with the moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit.” This phenomenon is also known as perigee. In