Star Encounters - February 2021
By Rev. Joy “Aphrodette” Gambon
Happy Birthday, Aquarius!
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This NEW MOON occurs on February 11, 2021 at 02:05:31 PM EST and is kissing the Sun in Aquarius! This chart features a parade of planets in that sign, including Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and retrograde Mercury! They form multiple fixed squares to both Mars and Uranus in Taurus! Jupiter and Venus are combust in Aquarius and form a double trine to the Head of the Dragon in Gemini as well! Electronic, mechanical and electrical issues surface at this time. Weather can be very turbulent and affect power in every way. Unexpected precipitation, and avalanches are possible. Be sure to have a Plan A and a Plan B! Thank me later!
This FULL MOON occurs on February 27, 2021 at 03:17:10 AM EST and is in Virgo, opposing both the Sun and Venus in Pisces. It is in trine to Uranus in Taurus but also forms a Yod to Saturn in Aquarius and Chiron in Aries. This is the perfect time to reach out to your family or neighbors. Emanate kindness and help at every opportunity. Pay forward to those less capable or independent. Love, for no reason, is the beautiful reward that you will feel in your heart!
FEBRUARY RETROGRADE STATIONS AND SHIFTS
Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius In Effect!!
On January 30, 2021 at 10:52 AM EST Mercury stationed 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! Once it turns, still be cautious to make sure you have accurate information!
ARIES MAR 20 - APR 20
On this New Moon, your ruler, Mars, is in Taurus and in multiple fixed squares to Jupiter, Venus, retrograde Mercury and the Lights – ALL in Aquarius! It also forms a single sextile to Neptune in Pisces. Reach out, even if you can only do it virtually, to help those with your knowledge and expertise at this time. Mechanical and electronic challenges are to be expected in this cycle. Misunderstandings can easily occur. Listen well to avoid confusion.
On the Full Moon, Mars is still in Taurus and forms a single trine to Pluto in Capricorn. Rest on your laurels for now. Allow yourself time to regroup and recharge! Do your duty but spend some time enjoying your favorite recreation as well! Time with children, pets and your beloved can feel so fine! Enjoy!
TAURUS APR 20 - MAY 21
On this New Moon, you ruler, Venus, is in Aquarius, combust Jupiter and conjunct both Saturn and retrograde Mercury! They form quadruple squares to both Uranus and Mars in your sign! They also form two trines to the head of the Dragon in Gemini! Your challenge is to blend theory and wisdom as you address the challenges in your life. Make few demands at this time! Instead, ask questions and suggest options to others! Try not to own the outcome! Good luck!
On the Full Moon, Venus has entered Pisces and is conjunct the Sun as they form a double opposition to the Full Moon in Virgo. Use humor and a bit of sarcasm to get through! You will feel quite creative in both your words and your projects! Busy is best! Go for it!
GEMINI MAY 21 - JUN 21
On the New Moon, your ruler, Mercury, is retrograde in Aquarius and in a stellium with Venus and Jupiter in that sign! They form a triple square to Uranus and Mars in Taurus are in trine to the head of the Dragon in your sign! Expect others to be stubborn but be sure to do your research before you agree or disagree with them! Avoid taking things too seriously when others just need to sound off! Duck!
On the Full Moon, Mercury has stationed direct in Aquarius but is still in its shadow. It is conjunct Jupiter, and they are in double trine to the Head of the Dragon in your sign! You may be very articulate and even brilliant at this time! The two form double sextile angles to the Tail of the Dragon in Sagittarius! Travel can be tricky! Create a safe plan!
CANCER JUN 21 - JUL 22
This New Moon, The Lights are kissing in Aquarius and are in double square to Mars in Taurus. Take the high road on your spiritual journey but do also appreciate the practicality and wisdom of others. Affirmations can blend well with good nutrition and accomplishing even one task each day! Pace yourself!
On the Full Moon, your ruler is in Virgo, opposing both the Sun and Venus in Pisces. It is in trine to Uranus in Taurus but also forms a Yod to Saturn in Aquarius and Chiron in Aries! Eat light and healthy before dessert! Your sleeping sweet tooth may just awaken! Allow your creativity to come out to play! Cook, paint, write and allow music to stimulate you! Enjoy!
LEO JUL 22 - AUG 2
On this New Moon, The Lights are kissing in Aquarius and part of a parade of planets in that sign! No matter where your Sun is in Leo, you will experience multiple oppositions to it! Opportunities from the past as well as new ones can appear out of nowhere! The Lights are in square to Mars in Taurus. For this reason, examine any offers or opportunities for the practical benefit as well. Mercury is retrograde, so be sure to investigate how to use your resources before you sign on the dotted line! Thank me later!
On the Full Moon, the Sun has moved into Pisces, is conjunct Venus as they both oppose the Virgo Full Moon. Music, poetry and the arts may draw upon you like a magnet! Allow yourself to be entertaining and entertained for best results! Glow!
VIRGO AUG 23 - SEP 22
On this New Moon, your ruler, Mercury, is retrograde in Aquarius and in a stellium with Venus and Jupiter in that sign! They form a triple square to Uranus and Mars in Taurus are in trine to the head of the Dragon in Gemini. You may want to hide from too much socialization or mental stimulation! Doing something constructive that does not involve electronic or mechanical knowhow is advised!
On the Full Moon, Mercury has stationed direct in Aquarius but is still in its shadow. It is conjunct Jupiter, and they are in double trine to the Head of the Dragon in Gemini! Sharing ideas with those who share your interests can be quite enlightening! Even when shopping, others will be more helpful and courteous! Have fun!
LIBRA SEP 23 - OCT 22
On this New Moon, your ruler, Venus, is in Aquarius, combust Jupiter and conjunct both Saturn and retrograde Mercury! They form quadruple squares to both Uranus and Mars in Taurus! They also form two trines to the head of the Dragon in Gemini! Activating and sharing higher mind is exactly where you need to be! A few doors may close but many more will open. Unexpected changes in your schedule may occur. Have a Plan A and a Plan B at all times! Give yourself extra time to get to your destination and allow some time in your schedule to just sit still and ponder! Expect an epiphany or two! Take in some Moon and starlight if at all possible!
SCORPIO OCT 23 - NOV 22
On the New Moon, Mars, your planet of event, is in Taurus and in multiple fixed squares to Jupiter, Venus, retrograde Mercury and the Lights – ALL in Aquarius! It also forms a single sextile to Neptune in Pisces. Pluto, your planet of process, is in Capricorn and is incredibly quiet. Many challenges will emerge! Be sure to take all necessary precautions with physical labor, electronic and mechanical devices. Avoid strain by slowing down a bit and evaluating what you are about to take on! Weather changes can be ambitious! Take extra time on the road getting to even local destinations. Thank me later!
On the Full Moon, both Mars in Taurus and Pluto in Capricorn are in trine! All will seem to come together now. You will feel as if you are grounded and will get much accomplished now. Take a bow!
SAGITTARIUS NOV 22 - DEC 20
On this New Moon, your ruler, Jupiter, is in Aquarius, conjunct both Jupiter and retrograde Mercury in that sign! They form triple square to Mars in Taurus so you will need to be working on all cylinders! They also form triple trines to the Head of the Dragon in Gemini! Your ability to communicate with others is fabulous and working with managing your own resources can be quite fruitful.
On the Full Moon, Jupiter is conjunct Mercury, now direct but still in its shadow. These two form double trines to the head of the Dragon in Gemini! Delayed contracts and negotiations can reconnect, and arbitration can be stellar! If you are thinking of escaping to the slopes – you will have two options! Both good! Enjoy!
CAPRICORN DEC 21 - JAN 19
On this New Moon, your ruler, Saturn, is in Aquarius and the caboose of a major stellium in this sign. It is in square to Uranus in Taurus, so it is good for you to have good circulation in the lower leg area of the body. Dress warm, and just keep things flowing! Keep your shoulders and neck in alignment as much as possible. Separate urgency from emergency in your daily life as best you can!
On the Full Moon, it is much the same. Watch your words because others will remember for a long time. Be honest and kind. Choose to work smarted than harder at this time! Thank me later!
AQUARIUS JAN 20 – FEB 19
Many Happy Solar Returns! This is your month!
On this New Moon, your ruler, Uranus is in Taurus and in square to Saturn, Jupiter and Venus in Aquarius! Technology can be your friend, but you may have to work the bugs out due to Mercury being retrograde in your sign! Others may mean well and give you advice but need to weigh it against your directive. Consider, not deliver just now.
On the Full Moon, your ruler, Uranus is in a beautiful trine to the Virgo Moon! Things just simply come together! It is still in square to Saturn in your sign! Reputation is paramount in business! What you are creating needs to be innovative and unique! Your future is bright and getting brighter in the years ahead! Go for it!
PISCES FEB 19 - MAR 19
On this New Moon, your ruler, Neptune, is in your sign and in a Mutable T-square to the Dragon! It also forms a sweet sextile to Mars in Taurus! Whatever you create in this cycle needs to be both visionary and practical! Sustain your vision and give it power! Know that you have walked a similar path. Count on your soul’s memory to bring it to fruition!
On the Full Moon, it is much the same, but the sun and Venus are kissing in Pisces, your sign and opposing and attracting to the Full Moon in Virgo! The opportunities you have been seeking will appear! You can ground and manifest your dream! Just say “Yes” to opportunities! Rock it!