Astrologers refer to a retrograde as the appearance of a planet moving backward. Essentially the motion of the planet’s orbit slows down but looks like it stops and reverses. It’s similar to the effect of passing a slow-moving car where for a split second it appears to be moving backward. Very strange optical illusion indeed!
Time for another New Moon and another opportunity to plant your seeds of intention. This lunation will occur within 4 degrees of Virgo on Saturday, August 27, 2022. During New Moon in Virgo is the perfect opportunity to start over and get on the right track. With the Sun also residing in the Sign of the Virgin, you’ll have a double chance for success!
Here we are again, anticipating another Full Moon. This time it will appear on Friday, August 12, 2022, within 19 degrees of Aquarius. This will be a Super Full Moon which means the energy of Aquarius is extremely ample, unrecompensed, and idealistic. We will be treated to a juicy time of ripening thoughts and experiences. This would be an excellent time to take a summer vacation or road trip to an exotic location, or to a place of spiritual or cultural significance.
Get ready for this month’s New Moon set to arrive on June 29, 2022. It will be within 9 degrees of Cancer. If there was ever a time to be positive about yourself and follow your heart, it’s now. A new moon in Cancer is a time to focus on family, emotions, and your inner child.
Pluto stands for regrowth, renewal, and resurgence. Although it doesn’t feel this way, situations are dealt quickly and efficiently with Pluto. A fresh outlook and a different attitude, this is what Pluto is meant to be. It allows a person to see outside the box, shift or grow perspectives, and to gain fresh prospects in his day-to-day life.
As you throw away old rules that no longer serve you, don’t forget about your responsibilities. Saturn always reminds us of our commitments, but while he backs off this is a good opportunity to deal with matters on your own.
Welcome to the second Supermoon of the summer! This one is set to arrive on Wednesday – 13th July 2022, within 21 degrees of Capricorn. Expect the unexpected and don’t be afraid to shake things up a bit.
During the Lunar Eclipse, the Earth is positioned between the Sun and the Moon, when the Sun and the Moon are face to face, which means they are in opposition.
Jupiter or the Greater Benefic, as the planet is also dubbed, is responsible for expansion, luck, and prosperity in the natal chart.
What is it about Mercury retrograde that puts us on edge? There is that underlying fear that nothing will work right, plans will go awry and general chaos will ensue. Murphy’s Law comes up a lot during this period: “anything that can go wrong will.” Goodness, how can such a little planet cause so much trouble?
When Mercury is close to the Sun, it may appear that it moves in the opposite direction of how it usually moves, this is what is known as retrograde.
This year, Neptune is retrograde in Pisces, a sign where it will stay for a bit over five months, between June 28th of 2022 and December 4th of 2022.
The phenomenon takes place 12 times in 2022, which means once every calendar month of the year.