Star Encounters - January 2021
By Rev. Joy “Aphrodette” Gambon
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This NEW MOON occurs on January 13, 01 at 12:00:02 AM EST. The Lights are kissing in Capricorn and conjunct Pluto. This trilogy reveals no aspects to the traditional planets. An Aquarian trilogy is also evident with Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury form triple squares to Mars and retrograde Uranus in Taurus. Venus in Capricorn trines these two, as well. Travel may prove difficult and even avalanches are possible. The electronics of the election will still be under close scrutiny! Keep informed!
This FULL MOON occurs on January 28, 2021 at 02:16:04 PM EST. This Leo Moon is in triple T-square to Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter – all in Aquarius and Mars with Uranus, now direct, in Taurus! Expect upheaval and enhanced surveillance at this time. Activities and curfews in effect will be closely monitored. It will, indeed, be a balancing act! Power outages may increase, and it will be important to have electronic back-up, heating and lighting. Be prepared!
JANUARY RETROGRADE STATIONS AND SHIFTS
Uranus Stations Direct in Taurus!
Uranus stations direct in Taurus and on January 13 at 04:36 AM EST! The Fixed Earth of our existance now prepares for a stonger foundation. Abandoned buildings, historical settings, roadways, and bridges will be attended to if they serve a purpose. Essential National forests and endangered species will seek to be preserved. Our food, how we grow it, harvest it, and ingest it will be under close scrutiny. The manner in which we handle our finances will now be implemented!
Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius Alert!!
On January 30, 2021 at 10:52 AM EST Mercury will station retrograde in Aquarius and will remain so until until February 20, 2021 at 7:52 PM EST! Expect difficulties with communication – specifically in the electronic spectrum. Double check all receipts and contracts especially if they are generated electronically. Mechanical issues may also be a problem and recalls are quite possible in this cycle. Stay alert!
ARIES MAR 20 - APR 20
On this New Moon, your ruler, Mars, is in Taurus and conjunct retrograde Uranus in that sign. They form triple squares to Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury in Aquarius. They also firm a double trine to Venus in Capricorn. This is a challenging time for electronics, electricity, mechanical and plumbing issues! The Venus trines let you know that those who love you will help! Chin up!
On the Full Moon, the Mars/Uranus conjunction reveals that Uranus is now direct. This conjunction is part of a T-square with the Leo Moon, and Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter in Aquarius. This is a balancing act to be sure, but you can make progress and move toward your goals if you remain flexible! Good luck!
TAURUS APR 20 - MAY 21
On this New Moon, you ruler, Venus, is in Capricorn and in double trine to Mars and retrograde Uranus in Taurus! You may be putting out fires wherever you are and others in crisis will appreciate your wisdom and advice. Venus is also in square to Chiron in Aries! Know when to rest in order to re-charge!
On the Full Moon, Venus is still in Capricorn and combust Pluto! This is an empowering time for you. Do a review of the responsibilities that you have handled effectively. Your power comes through your integrity at this hour. Be honest and constructive in your work and home environment, State facts clearly for best results!
GEMINI MAY 21 - JUN 21
On the New Moon, your ruler, Mercury, is in Aquarius and part of a stellium with Jupiter and Saturn in that sign! You will want to be progressive and independent but this trilogy forms three squares to Mars and retrograde Uranus in Taurus. The practicality of executing your plans may fall into delay for a brief period. Do not lose heart! Simply schedule out the pursuit of your goals. Listen to good advice and tap into your inner wisdom to get through!
On the Full Moon, Mercury is still in Aquarius but forms no aspects to the traditional planets. It is preparing to retrograde with a couple of days. You have everything in place, so simply wait it out and keep the faith!
CANCER JUN 21 - JUL 22
This New Moon, The Lights are kissing in Capricorn and conjunct Pluto. This trilogy reveals no aspects to the traditional planets. Venus is also in Capricorn, your opposite sign. Balance is key. Responsibilities will present themselves clearly! Stay focused!
The Full Moon is in Leo and in triple T-square to Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter – all in Aquarius and Mars with Uranus, now direct, in Taurus! Balance is key in this cycle as well. Heart, Higher Mind and wisdom will need to be employed simultaneously for best results! A Fixed T-square encourages you to stand your ground. You can wow others at this time due to your natural tenacity! Lead!
LEO JUL 22 - AUG 2
On this New Moon, The Lights are kissing in Capricorn and conjunct Pluto. This trilogy reveals no aspects to the traditional planets. There is sparse Fire in this lunation chart so it is a great planning period and can be intellectually stimulating but it is not a time for action.
The good news is that the Full Moon is in you sign and is in triple T-square to Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter – all in Aquarius and Mars with Uranus, now direct, in Taurus! The Aquarian planets are in your opposite sign and you can expect opportunities to present themselves. Weigh it carefully. Seeming upheaval can also bring good fortune. Proceed with caution! Seek allies before signing on the dotted line!
VIRGO AUG 23 - SEP 22
On this New Moon, your ruler, Mercury, is in Aquarius and part of a stellium with Jupiter and Saturn in that sign! They form triple squares to Mars and Uranus in Taurus! Be sure to check all mechanical, electronic and electrical items in your environment for safety! If you have upgraded over the holidays, expect a learning curve! Patience will be required!
On the Full Moon, Mercury is still in Aquarius but forms no aspects to the traditional planets. It is preparing to retrograde with a couple of days. Finish up what you can as the Full Moon is a completion cycle. This mercury retrograde can help you diagnose problems, and you can do the research to complete larger projects after it resumes direct motion in February! Chill!
LIBRA SEP 23 - OCT 22
On this New Moon, your ruler, Venus, is in Capricorn and in double trine to Mars and retrograde Uranus in Taurus! Others may reach out to you for guidance and support at this time. It will be essential for you to separate what is urgent from what is a true crisis! Pace yourself and know that playing phone tag is expected!
On the Full Moon, Venus is still in Capricorn and combust Pluto! This is a great time to use all the knowledge and experience that you have already established! It is s good time to market and publish if you are so inclined. If you need assistance, be sure of the integrity of the person or company before you proceed! Thank me later!
SCORPIO OCT 23 - NOV 22
On the New Moon, Mars, your planet of event, is in Taurus and conjunct retrograde Uranus in that sign. They form triple squares to Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury in Aquarius. They also firm a double trine to Venus in Capricorn. Work with detail and diligence or you may run into snags. Seek expert advice if needed. Think before you do! Pluto, your planet of process is kissing The Light and this can strengthen your resolve. Resources arrive just on time! Keep the faith!
On the Full Moon, the Mars/Uranus conjunction reveals that Uranus is now direct. This conjunction is part of a T-square with the Leo Moon, and Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter in Aquarius. Some may cheer you on and others may prove to be problematic. Balance the energy as best you can. Baffle them with your brilliance! Pluto is kissing Venus in Capricorn in this lunation chart1 If you are loving what you are doing, you are golden! Feed and inspiration that flows through you!
SAGITTARIUS NOV 22 - DEC 20
On this New Moon, your ruler, Jupiter, is in Aquarius and conjunct both Saturn and Mercury! They form triple squares to Mars and retrograde Uranus in Taurus. You can be brilliant in this cycle but other may block you until they realize how progressive your thinking can be. Prepare well for all meetings and presentations. The results can prove to be miraculous!
On the Full Moon, Jupiter is conjunct Saturn and the Sun in Aquarius and they are part of a Fixed T-square with the Leo Moon and Mars with Uranus in Taurus. It will be critical for your self-expression. You may need to explain clearly and make sure that the point or conclusion wows those who are listening! You will be thinking outside the box in an amazing way!
CAPRICORN DEC 21 - JAN 19
Many Happy Solar Returns! This is your month!
On this New Moon, your ruler, Saturn, is conjunct both Jupiter and Mercury in Aquarius. These three form triple squares to Mars and retrograde Uranus in Taurus! Separate urgency from emergency in all that you encounter! You may be dealing with personalities unlike any you have dealt with before. See it through!
On the Full Moon, Saturn is still conjunct Jupiter but now, also the Sun! They are part of a Fixed T-square with the Leo Moon and Mars with Uranus in Taurus. Follow your heart even if others cannot understand your motivations. Expect the unexpected and know opportunities can surface but it will require much brain power! Accept the challenge!
AQUARIUS JAN 20 – FEB 19
On this New Moon, your ruler, Uranus is retrograde in Taurus and conjunct Mars as they form triple squares to Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury – ALL in your sign! Time to brainstorm!!! It will be clear to you what is urgent and what can wait. Persistent obstacles from the past can now be resolved more simply than you thought! Enjoy the epiphany!
On the Full Moon, Uranus has resumed direct motion and is conjunct mats and part of a Fixed T-square with the Leo Moon and Saturn, the Sun and Jupiter all in your sign! Amazing progress can be made! Be appreciative to those who step in to help! You will be very motivated and busy! Enjoy the ride!
PISCES FEB 19 - MAR 19
On this New Moon, your ruler, Neptune, is in your sign and simply in a Mutable T-square to the Dragon! This is a time to be very aware that what goes around, comes around! It is a time of forgiveness and deep understanding for you. Take the time to reflect and feel your inner peace.
On the Full Moon, it is much the same! It is a powerful time to expand your observational skills and also to go deeper in your spiritual practices. Whether you choose, music, yoga, meditation or a walk in nature – you will feel the beauty of your soul! Others will appreciate your thoughtfulness and kindness in this cycle. Bask in the glow!