Weekly horoscope 13 to 19 August 2018

Weekly Horoscope – 13 to 19 August 2018

A fairly quiet week after all the eclipses over the past month. We still have retrograde Saturn in a one-degree orb of trining retrograde Uranus, which will be playing out in the background until the 22nd of September. Saturn the planet of responsibility and planning aspects Uranus the planet of the new, exciting and revolutionary. The trine aspect is a

Weekly horoscope 6 to 12 August 2018

Weekly Horoscope – 6 to 12 August 2018

This week we have a lot going on. We have the Saturn trine Uranus aspect, which while not exact, will be making its presence felt over the next few months. On the 6th, we have the Sun squaring Jupiter.  Just after this, we have Venus entering the sign of Libra, a sign that is ruled by Venus. Venus is at

Solar Eclipses and Saros Cycles

Solar Eclipses and Saros Cycles

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Babylonians discovered that solar eclipses all belonged to individual groups called Saros Cycles (also called Saros Series). There are between 71 to 73 eclipses in each Saros Series and they run for approximately 1280 years. At any one point in time, there will be about 42 different Saros Cycles currently active.  Half of those

Solar and Lunar eclipses dates and zodiac degrees

Lunar and Solar Eclipse Dates

Listed below are the lunar and solar eclipse dates from 1990 to 2020. The zodiac degree for each eclipse is listed, along with the Saros Series for each of the solar eclipses. Also listed with the solar eclipses are the Saros number that NASA classifies the solar eclipses; following the link will take you to the NASA website which lists

Partial Solar Eclipse of 11 August 2018

Partial Solar Eclipse – 11 August 2018

The partial solar eclipse of 11 August 2018 takes place at 18° Leo 41′ and timeanddate.com says that it will be “visible from northern and eastern Europe, northern parts of North America, and some northern and western locations in Asia”. All dates Central Standard Time (CST) Solar eclipses occur on New Moons. New Moons are traditionally a time for sowing seeds and

Weekly horoscope 30 July to 5 August 2018

Weekly Horoscope 30 July to 5 August 2018

This week we have retrograde Mars squaring Uranus on the 1st with the effects being felt all week. Also on the 1st of August, we have Saturn within orb of trining Uranus. This is a long-term influence up until 22 September, but the two planets won’t actually get to make their aspect exact this time around. On the 5th, the

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Ancient people often thought that an eclipse of the Sun or the Moon was a sign of disapproval or anger by the gods or from the heavens. Having the Sun disappear from sight during the day (total solar eclipse) or to see the Moon seemingly swallowed up as they watched (total or partial lunar eclipse) was a frightening sight for

Total Lunar Eclipse of 27 July 2018

Total Lunar Eclipse 27 July 2018

The total lunar eclipse of 27 July 2018 will be the longest one of the 21st century. All dates Central Standard Time (CST) Lunar eclipses occur on Full Moons. Full Moons are traditionally a time of harvest. It is a time for reaping what you have sown in previous New Moon periods. A lunar eclipse amplifies the power of the

Weekly horoscope 22 to 29 July 2018

Weekly Horoscope 23 to 29 July 2018

There’s a lot going on this week, particularly near the end of the week. On the 24th we have Venus opposite Neptune. Followed by the Sun squaring Uranus on the 25th. On the 26th, Mercury stations retrograde at 23° Leo and will backtrack as far as 11° Leo during this transit before it stations direct again on August 18th. Mercury