Tag: Solar Eclipse

The Eclipses of 2022: Astrology, Geography and Geopolitics

The Eclipses of 2022: Astrology, Geography and Geopolitics

We’re about to get the first eclipse of the year, so it’s high time that I posted about them. Eclipses mark moments of profound change and transformation, and often strife and difficulty. The ancients viewed eclipses as malefic, negative forces. Their intensity is determined by 

Eclipses and Saros Cycles in Astronomy and Astrology

Eclipses and Saros Cycles in Astronomy and Astrology

I’ve been doing some research on eclipses and realized it would be useful to have an “Eclipse 101” type of reference post. There’s a lot of basic astronomical information about eclipses that’s really useful to know when you’re studying eclipses from an astrological point of 

The Astrology of 2022: Mars Retrograde in Gemini

The Astrology of 2022: Mars Retrograde in Gemini

Mars is the next planet in my 2022 forecast series is Mars. This is a retrograde year for Mars: it takes Mars about two years to orbit the Sun, and every other year we get a Mars retrograde. These retrogrades last for several months if 

The Astrology of December 2021: Monthly Overview

The Astrology of December 2021: Monthly Overview

Here we are in the final month of 2021 and the space weather doesn’t disappoint. Things kick off with a solar eclipse on December 4 at 12 Sagittarius. This concludes the cycle of eclipses across the Gemini-Sagittarius axis, as the nodes move into Taurus-Scorpio on 

Astrology of June 2021: Monthly Overview

Astrology of June 2021: Monthly Overview

June is a big month with a lot of major astrological transits. It will start with the usual (or unusual?) Mercury retrograde hijinks. This will be all the more prominent and unusual given that an Annular Solar Eclipse falls smack dab right in the middle 

Astrology of May 2021: Monthly Overview

Astrology of May 2021: Monthly Overview

There are some really great parts of May and some really challenging parts. The biggest event is Jupiter’s ingress into Pisces on May 13. As I described in my annual 2021 overview, this is the priestly king returning to the shores of his homeland, weary