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Star Encounters – September 2017!

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LUNATIONS

The Full Moon in Pisces occurs on September 6, 2017 at 03:02:44 AM EDST. The Pisces Moon is kissing retrograde Neptune as they both oppose the Virgo Sun and also form a double quincunx to Venus in Leo! There will be a strong desire to return to community as well as a yearning to re-embrace the classical art forms. Romance and idealistic morals in movies and fables will find their way back into our consciousness! Enjoy!

The New Moon in Virgo occurs on September 20, 2017 at 01:29:47 AM EDST. The Lights are kissing on the Virgo/Libra cusp and are both opposing retrograde Chiron in Pisces and forming a double quincunx to retrograde Uranus in Aries! The emphasis in this lunation is to create a better strategy to be healthy in every way. We will be looking to other countries and cultures and will feel inspired to incorporate their ideas in our own neighborhood and communities.

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PLANETARY ALERTS!


September Retrograde Stations and Shifts

Mercury, the planet of communication and perception stations direct in Leo on September 5, 2017 at 07:30 AM EDST! It will be in Leo for but a few days before it travels through Virgo again. It will be in its shadow so to speak until September 19th – so care is still advised in big decisions or contract signing. New perspectives emerge at this time facilitating you in creating a more organized environment. Misunderstandings from its Mercury’s retrograde cycle may melt away. Be prepared to negotiation for best results!

Neptune, the planet of dreams, illusion, imagination and faith, stationed retrograde on June 16, 2017, at 09:11 AM and remains so until November 22, 2017, at 09:21 AM! Neptune rules all things unseen like music, pain, fear and pleasure! When it is inn retrograde, often our experiences loom large in our long term memory and we are able to heal as our perspective seeks peace. Music, art and mythology, from our archaic past can resurface with new meaning. Sometimes the answers to our prayers can surface in our dreamtime or when we catch a few words of a song as we stroll through the mall! Pay attention!

Pluto, the planet of power, life, death, rebirthing and transformation, stationed retrograde in Capricorn on April 20, 2017, at 08:46 AM EDSR and remains so until September 28, 2017, at 03:33 PM EDST. Pluto is the most ponderous of planets and moves very slowly and has a bit of an eccentric orbit. Pluto can be both powerful and subtle simultaneously. In its retrograde cycle, the wheels of government seem to move very slowly. Court cases can go into delay and contracts may suffer with delays. This can often prove to be beneficial if we but wait it out! When it resumes direct motion, some progress can be made but still bide your time!
Aries ARIES MAR 20 - APR 20

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Mars, is on the Leo/Virgo cusp and kissing Mercury in Leo! They form a double trine to retrograde Uranus on the Aries/Taurus cusp. This is a great time to organize your work or creative space. Choose those items that inspire! On the New Moon, Mars is conjunct Mercury, now in Virgo and they form a double opposition to retrograde Neptune in Pisces. Your imagination soars at this time and you are able to innovate and design in a manner that is also practical and increases the flow of accomplishment! Embrace your creative side!


Taurus TAURUS APR 20 - MAY 21

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Venus, is in Leo and forms a double quincunx to the Pisces moon as it conjoins retrograde Neptune in Pisces. This can be a time of enlightenment for you to review the enchantments and disenchantments you have experienced in the realm of love. Reflect and rebalance as you move forward. On the New Moon, Venus is but a whisper into Virgo and forms a trine to retrograde Uranus in Aries. This is an excellent time to lay drama and trauma of the past aside and claim a new perspective. The facts cannot be denied but DO see how you have grown and what you have achieved.


Gemini GEMINI MAY 21 - JUN 21

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Mercury, has stationed direct in Leo and is cradled between the Head of the Dragon and Mars in Virgo. These three form a trine to retrograde Uranus in Aries! If you have forgotten how to laugh at yourself of to simple accept this crazy world - you will now be reminded. Rise to a new attitude and altitude! On the New Moon, Mercury is in Virgo and kissing Mars as they form a double opposition to retrograde Neptune in Pisces. Dreams you may have had to put aside may now take on a new form and reassert themselves as you move forward. Key words: "Yes, I CAN!"


Cancer CANCER JUN 21 - JUL 22

This Full Moon, your ruler, is in Pisces and is kissing retrograde Neptune as they both oppose the Virgo Sun and also form a double quincunx to Venus in Leo! You may be filled with wonder or bewilderment in this cycle! How did you get through all of the ups and downs and remain so pure in heart? Take a bow and radiate your essence! On the New Moon, the Lights are kissing on the Virgo/Libra cusp and are both opposing retrograde Chiron in Pisces and forming a double quincunx to retrograde Uranus in Aries! You may feel some confusion and be unsure whether you are coming or going. Keep an attitude of gratitude handy! Trust!


Leo LEO JUL 22 - AUG 22

On the Full Moon, your ruler, the Sun, is in Virgo and opposing both the Moon and retrograde Neptune in Pisces as it forms trine to retrograde Pluto in Capricorn. You may feel quite troubled at this time with what is happening in our World and to our culture. A wistful sense of “Remember when…” will be haunting your days. Spend time with those who share your aspirations. On the New Moon, the Lights are in opposition to retrograde Chiron in Pisces and are forming a double quincunx to retrograde Uranus in Aries. The desire to go back to a time where the hero within you was active is seen. Choose to return to a healthier lifestyle. Shake off what you cannot change and grow anew!


Virgo VIRGO AUG 23 - SEP 22

Many Happy Solar Returns, Virgo! This is your month! On the Full Moon, your ruler, Mercury, has stationed direct in Leo and is cradled between the Head of the Dragon and Mars in your sign. These three form a trine to retrograde Uranus in Aries! Beautify your environment, don some new attire or treat yourself to some live entertainment! Get sociable! On the New Moon, Mercury is now moving through your sign and is kissing Mars as they oppose retrograde Neptune in Pisces. This can be a wonderful time to revisit your favorite haunts or dust off your guitar or keyboard! At the very least, let music flow in your life! Enjoy!


Libra LIBRA SEP 23 - OCT 22

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Venus, is in Leo and forms a double quincunx to the Pisces Moon as it conjoins retrograde Neptune in Pisces. Would you rather feel love as dramatic and wide open or would you rather try a little tenderness? Perhaps the balance of the two is best, Libra. Remember that still waters run deep in the realms of the heart as well! On the New Moon, On the New Moon, Venus is but a whisper into Virgo and forms a trine to retrograde Uranus in Aries. Often when we look back we have crazy and wild stories to tell! The impact it has had on us loving others is varied and often quite complicated! Sometimes it simply puts that quiet smile on our face. Keep them guessing – for now!


Scorpio SCORPIO OCT 23 - NOV 21

On the Full Moon, your ruler of event, Mars, is on the Leo/Virgo cusp and kissing Mercury in Leo! They form a double trine to retrograde Uranus on the Aries/Taurus cusp! Pluto, your planet of process is retrograde in Capricorn and in trine to the Virgo Sun! This is a fabulous time to be creative in your achievements. It is wise to do research if you are working on is complicated. What you fine will “WOW” you as well as others! On the New Moon, Mars is still in Virgo and conjoining Mercury as they both oppose retrograde Neptune in Pisces. Pluto is now in trine to Mercury as well. All your experience and intuition work together like a well oiled machine or, perhaps, a super computer! GO!


Saggitarius SAGITTARIUS NOV 22 - DEC 20

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Jupiter, is in Libra and opposes retrograde Uranus in Aries, is in sextile to Saturn in Sagittarius and angles off with the Dragon in a complementary fashion! Good karma pays off now and others learn from your optimistic spirit and power of reason! ROCKON! On the New Moon, it is much the same but Jupiter also forms a quincunx to retrograde Chiron in Pisces. Still DO stand strong when others are losing their heads and encourage a healthy frame of mind in others. Love not just what you do but also how you do it! Your ability to teach or train others is enhanced now! Enjoy every minute!


Capricorn CAPRICORN DEC 21 - JAN 19

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Saturn, is in Sagittarius and in trine to the Head of the Dragon and in sextile to Jupiter in Libra. Be joyful and spend your time in pleasant conversations with those who have a sense of humor! Travel at this time can be both peaceful and adventurous. Bring your camera! On the New Moon, Saturn is in trine to the Head of the Dragon but square to retrograde Chiron in Pisces. This is a more restful time and it is a good choice to allow yourself to be entertained by others. Take care while exercising or taking on new challenges in the great outdoors! A good hot tub or soak at the end of the day allows you to sleep like a baby! Rest!


Aquarius AQUARIUS JAN 20 – FEB 19

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Uranus is retrograde on the Aries/Taurus cusp and forming a triple trine to the head of the Dragon, Mercury and Mars! It also forms a single opposition to Jupiter in Libra. Being very productive and loving your work is seen! Allow your higher mind and heart to be filled with success on more than one level. On the New Moon, Uranus is forming a double trine to Head of the Dragon and Venus now! It is also forming a double quincunx to the Lights on the Virgo/Libra cusp as it opposes Jupiter in Libra! Creative projects and even social gatherings are all around you! Step in! Group activities present some interesting personalities. Idea people draw you like a magnet!


Pisces PISCES FEB 19 - MAR 19

On the Full Moon, your ruler, Neptune is retrograde in Pisces kissing the Moon as they both oppose the Virgo Sun. They also form a double quincunx to Venus in Leo. Getting involved in group projects or activities can be fun! There may be one person who wants to center stage or take credit. Do not take that all too seriously. On the New Moon, Neptune is in opposition to both Mars and Mercury in Virgo. This is a good time to make travel plans for the holidays coming up. It is also a special time of remembrance. Be sure to share with others! Make rainy days a time to journal or create a collage! Enjoy!