Tomorrow morning, January 10, the Sun (the self) in Capricorn squares Uranus (eccentric, flamboyant) in Aries, exact at 11:10 am Central (UTC 16:10). It's showtime! The Sun in Capricorn (ambition and success) feels an urge to be in the public eye. Concentrate on leadership and career. At this same time, the Sun is tightly conjoined to Pluto (transformation and rebirth), suggesting that it may be time to shake things up a bit. If you haven't yet set your business goals for 2017, … [Read more...] about Sun square Uranus: The Showman
Eye on the Sky
Happy New Year! This retrograde period is over. Mercury stands still at 28 Sagittarius today, then turns back toward Capricorn. Although there is still a "shadow" period until the 28th as he moves back through the portion of the sky he covered in early December, communication and technical issues will begin to calm down. This is good, because there is a lot happening in the sky this week. I'll be writing more about each event and how it may affect you, but here is a sneak … [Read more...] about Mercury stations direct today
Mercury retrograde, which began yesterday, is usually the occurrence that gets the blame when electronics and communications go haywire. Tomorrow and Thursday, however, you can blame a different entity in the sky ... the Sun. According to website Spaceweather.com: Later today, Dec.20th, Earth is expected to enter a stream of solar wind flowing at high speed from a large hole in the sun's atmosphere. This could set in motion days of magnetic unrest around the poles. NOAA forecasters … [Read more...] about Sky storm tomorrow – and it’s not Mercury’s fault!
There is only one of me. I run two businesses (this and my WordPress consulting business). I take care of house, cooking, finances, husband who has physical challenges... and when that's all done, I do my best to take care of me. For more than a year before I opened AstroKate, I struggled with finding time to work on it. My paying tech clients had to come first. Then my husband and house and family. If there was any time left over, I tried to take care of my own needs, which in the … [Read more...] about Getting Stuff Done — How to Find Your Best Time
Today marks the Cold Moon, the full moon nearest the winter solstice. This is the third and last super moon of 2016. This full moon is exact at 7:06 PM Eastern time (UTC: 12:06 am December 14) and occurs at 22 Gemini. Gemini is ruled by Mercury, and this Gemini full moon occurs during the shadow period leading up to next Monday's Mercury retrograde, making for a very interesting setup indeed. All full moons are, by definition, Moon (your potential) opposite Sun (ego, self, conscious … [Read more...] about Full Moon in the Shadow of Mercury Retrograde
Chiron? What kind of planet is Chiron? We never learned about that one in school. You're right. Allow me to introduce you to this fascinating and important celestial body and astrological archetype. Astronomy The odd astronomical body now known as Chiron was formally discovered in 1977 by Charles Kowalski (although it was later found to have appeared, unidentified, in telescope photographs as long ago as 1895). At that time, the astronomy of the solar system was thought to be … [Read more...] about An Introduction to Chiron