64 results for eclipses

  • surlyprometheus

    May 2017: The Torch of Prometheus

    Though there are a few interesting sideplots, May’s primary story is undoubtedly a tale about Saturn and Uranus. The two planets complete a trine this month, the second in their series of three. As I wrote of this pair in The Astrology of 2017 – Though the trine (120 degrees) is usually a happy angle, through which energy is easily […]
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    Astrology 2/6-2/12: Foreshadowing

    This week hosts a penumbral lunar eclipse in tropical Leo.  The eclipse takes place on Friday, the 10th, and will be at least partially visible across all of the inhabited continents, sans Australia. This eclipse is the first of a series which will take place in the signs of Leo and Aquarius.  This cycle is due to last almost two […]
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    February 2017: Time Machine

    February’s skies promise a month both fast and strange. Mars and Venus’ presence in Aries pushes the pace of the month, accelerating it through a pair of eclipses which promise to take us across peculiar terrain. We’ll ride the eclipse dragon, like a roller-coaster, through tunnels ablaze with images. Visions of the future abound, which upon inspection lo suspiciously like […]
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    Astrology of January 1/9-1/15: Conditional Expectations

    The year makes its first big move with the Full Moon in Cancer this week. Although every Full Moon is worthy of note, this one completes a grand cross configuration, and will therefore be particularly intense. Though grand crosses have been known to kick up a shit-storm or two, there is an underlying structure to them, which becomes clear after […]
  • 2017

    The Astrology of 2017: Ante Up

    The skies of 2017 shine bright and gaudy as a Vegas casino, and house just as many games of skill and chance.  The year deals a thick deck of cards, emblazoned with images both luminous and monstrous.   In that deck hide jers aplenty.  There is no lone Fool concealed within, but a motley army, intent on showing up when they’re […]
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    Astrology 9/26-10/2: Unfamiliar Footing

    This week holds both conclusions and introductions.  Late Monday night, Mars finally exits Sagittarius, leaving behind the site of the red planet’s long and, at times brutal, retrograde cycle.  The New Moon in Libra arrives later in the week, on Friday.  This New Moon will be our first lunation since August to go un-eclipsed, and will take place right next […]
  • darkwaves

    Astrology 9/12-9/18: Long Walks On The Beach

    This week we come to the second of September’s eclipses. On Friday the 16th our Full Moon is due to be darkened. The lunar eclipse is most intense at approximately 11:54 AM Pacific and is of the penumbral variety. It will be visible, to one degree or another, over all of Africa, Europe, Asia and Australian. Only North and South […]
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    September 2016: Ontological Threshing

    September holds a number of interesting configurations.  Together, they should serve to bring many of this year’s themes to completion.  The month is straddled by two eclipses.  The first is an annular solar eclipse in Virgo on September 1st.  The second is a penumbral lunar eclipse in Pisces on the 16th.  While the eclipse gates open, Mercury retrogrades through Virgo.  […]
  • BurningGate

    Astrology 8/22-8/28: The Burning Gate

    Many events have led us to this fiery threshold, and it has come time to cross it This week ivers the long-ayed conjunction of Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius on the 23rd.  The union of the two planets, on top of the red star Antares, is one of the year’s most dramatic configurations.  Lo up after the Sun sets and […]
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