JULY 2009 Horoscopes|
FULL MOON PENUMBRAL LUNAR ECLIPSE occurs on July 7, 2009 at 05:21:26 EDST
The Lunar Eclipse itself, is rather balanced and complementary. The Sun is in Cancer, the natural home of the Moon and the Moon is in Capricorn in trine to Virgoan Saturn. There is a subtle stabilization and security in this formation. The lunation chart itself, however, features an exact square from Taurean Mars (conjunct Algol!!!) to Chiron, Neptune and Jupiter – all retrograde in Aquarius. In addition to black outs and electronic failure, there can be in the International news accounts of hangings drownings and electrocutions! One cannot rule out hurricanes, tsunamis and flooding as well! We must be alert to preserve life embrace real life and difficult decisions with practical compassion.
NEW MOON TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE occurs on July 21, 2009 at 10:34:37 EDST
Total Solar Eclipses have major impact! This one will have a great impact due to the fact that the Lights are at a critical degree in the last degree of Cancer on the Leo cusp as they are brushed by the Dragon"s tail! Heroism can be profoundly expressed in this cycle but the emphasis is not personal but collective. The many will need to take priority over the few. The Lights form a trine to Uranus, currently retrograde in Pisces. Ancient lore, myths and accounts can draw us to remarkable solution under unexpected changes. Even so, the Lights quincunx retrograde Pluto in Capricorn – calling us to respect both law and order in tumultuous times.
Neptune Retrograde Alert
Neptune in Aquarius stationed retrograde on May 29th at 12:30 AM EDST and remains so until November 4th at 01:10 AM EST! Remarkable artifacts bathed in antiquity come to the fore! The Discovery Channel will have a field day! Expect even dramas to contain sunken treasure, amazing computations by ancient cultures of celestial spheres and stunning archaeological discoveries! Tributes to man’s imagination and innovation will also be in evidence. This is a provocative and inspirational cycle! As our Earth is changing, what can we learn and apply from the archives of ancient history? Stay tuned!
Chiron Retrograde Alert!
Chiron, the wounded healer, joined Neptune in Aquarius as a retrograde companion at 01:12 AM EDST on May 30th, 2009 and they draw closer to one as the months go by. Chiron remains retrograde until October 30th, 2009! Emphasis is on faith and healing and how we can tap into the cycles of history to better understand the cycles of the Earth and humanity. This can be a deeply emotional time and allows for emotional, spiritual and physical healing on the root level. Often we must return to the point of pain or disappointment to debride our emotional wounds before they can be completely healed. Experts will be delving back into ancient texts regarding famines, floods, prophecy, astrology and miracles as they seek to understand the evolvement of this planet.
Jupiter Retrograde Alert!
Jupiter stationed retrograde in Aquarius at 03:51 AM EDST on June 15, 2009 and will remain so until October 13th at 00:36 AM EDST. Jupiter is the largest planet and it magnifies everything it touches! It speaks of wonder, wealth and abundance. As it retrogrades, we will find ourselves redefining both our inner and outer prosperity. Because Jupiter, Neptune and Chiron are all retrograde and conjunct in Aquarius, many of us will reclaim our faith, seek to return to a previously more inspiring time and we will feel thankful for the health we enjoy. The Aquarian energy in and of itself is altruistic, humane and innovative. Even in lean times, we can birth new technologies and philosophies if we but work together toward our goals.
Uranus Retrograde Alert!
Uranus will station retrograde in Pisces on July 1, 2009 at 03:37AM EDST and will remain so until December 1, 2009 at 03:27PM! This ponderous planet literally appears to stand still for nearly 10 days as it stations! This year, Mercury in Gemini, moves into a square formation with it for several days! This will feel like a Mercury retrograde – even though it is not! The energy that emerges from this configuration is one of recollection and a call to re-envision what the labor pains of our ancestors has brought forth. This is a great time to bring freedom and compassion back into our World after strife and cling tenaciously to our ideals!
Pluto Retrograde Alert!
Pluto stationed retrograde in Capricorn on April 4, 2009 at 01:35 PM EDST and remains so until September 11, 2009 at 12:57 PM EDST!!! Saturn is Capricorn’s ruler, emphasizing re-evaluation of matters regarding government, the military, organizations that protect and serve the public as well as rulers throughout the World. Pluto, due to its slow and erratic orbit, is a planet of process and transformation. Its retrograde status is an indicator that future solutions may lie in the past, and history and honor will play a role in the changes we face as inhabitants of this planet called Earth…
The Month Ahead For Each Sign!
ARIES MAR 20 - APR 20
On this Lunar Eclipse, your ruler, Mars is resting on Algol (the Head of Medusa), in square to Chiron, Neptune and Jupiter – all retrograde in Aquarius! Reality can be extremely difficult to deal with just now! Your ruler does form a trine to the Head of the Dragon, urging you to lie low until the storms pass! Take on the International news in very small doses! On the Solar Eclipse, your ruler has moved into Gemini and forms a sweet sextile to Mercury in Leo. Conversations, riddled with humor and storytelling, are quite enjoyable. Gatherings with brothers, sisters and neighbors can be spontaneous and rewarding. Multitasking on the job is well-featured and tension can be eased with a smile!
TAURUS APR 20 - MAY 21
Your ruler, Venus, is in Gemini on the Lunar Eclipse as it trines the Head of the Dragon and forms a quincunx to retrograde Pluto in Capricorn. Rules, regulations and paperwork can prove to be a source of frustration. You will need to detach yourself beyond a certain point to maintain a level of sanity. By wide orb, Venus is in square to retrograde Neptune and Jupiter in Aquarius. You will be preoccupied with a mental review of happier and more abundant times. On the Solar Eclipse, Venus is still in Gemini and in square to Saturn in Virgo as well as, by wide orb, retrograde Uranus in Pisces. Get both outrageous and conservative advice before you commit to anything long lasting. Keep options open!
GEMINI MAY 21 - JUN 21
On the Lunar Eclipse, your ruler, Mercury, is in Cancer and trailing the Sun. Although Mercury is not in exact opposition to the Moon, you will feel tentative in making decisions and find an inner dialogue regarding when to comment or not. The good news is that Venus is in your sign and it will be easy for you to get at least one person to agree with you! On the Solar Eclipse, your ruler has moved into Leo and is forming a sweet sextile to Mars in your sign. Socialization and entertainment opportunities seem to come in twos! Wear bright colors and use your charm without limits. If you have been considering taking a class or learning something new –dive right in! The more creative, the better!
CANCER JUN 21 - JUL 22
Many Happy Solar Returns, Cancer! This is your month! This Lunar Eclipse features the Full Moon in Capricorn opposing the Cancer Sun and in trine to Saturn in Virgo. This can be a very productive and secure cycle for you as the great teacher, Saturn, lends the ability to analyze and discriminate what is best for your persona as well as your inner child. On the Solar Eclipse, the Lights are brushing the Tail of the Dragon and all are quincunx retrograde Pluto in Capricorn! Too many fears, rules and restrictions regarding travel, entertainment and even the arts. The fortunate angle here is a trine between the Lights and Uranus, now retrograde in Pisces. Avoid too much planning! Be spontaneous!Laugh!
LEO JUL 22 - AUG 22
Your ruler, the Sun, is in Cancer opposing a Capricorn full Moon as it forms a sweet sextile to Saturn in Virgo on this Lunar Eclipse. You will gravitate toward that which makes you feel comfortable and secure and try to perfect it even more once you get there! Old emotional rules may embrace the Spirit of Forgetfulness now. Old habit patterns dissolve and are replaced with new interests. On the Solar Eclipse, you will be chasing the Dragon"s Tail and questioning authority – whether it is a person, a law or an institution. Address change with a close ally and you can make significant progress. Your ruler is in trine to retrograde Uranus in Pisces! Let freedom ring! Have the courage to change your mind!
VIRGO AUG 23 - SEP 22
On this Lunar Eclipse, your ruler, Mercury is in Cancer and opposing a Midpoint between retrograde Pluto in Capricorn and the Full Moon. You may question who is making the rules in this life anyway?? Relationships both personal and professional will be undergoing subtle change and redefinition. Listen well. Utilize tact. On the Solar Eclipse, your ruler has moved on into Leo and is in sextile to Mars in Gemini. Communication opens up wide now! Be charming and warm in your dealings even with strangers. If you have not connected with siblings or friends as often as you would like – this is a fabulous time to do so. Even working on a project together can bring you closer and create new memories.
LIBRA SEP 23 - OCT 22
Your ruler, Venus, is in early Gemini on this Lunar Eclipse and by wide orb, in square to Chiron, Neptune and Jupiter – all retrograde in Aquarius. Due to the emphasis of “air” in this configuration, however, it actually complements a deeper understanding of your faith and your philosophy. Looking through the retrospect window at your ethics, integrity and motives allows you to appreciate your own growth and development as you have moved through time. On the Solar Eclipse, your ruler is still in Gemini and now in a square to Saturn in Virgo. Close friends, confidantes and even lovers can show a deep commitment to you even if they disagree with your rhetoric. Constructive criticism and and the practical application of progress outlined by others can prove most prosperous!
SCORPIO OCT 23 - NOV 21
On this Lunar Eclipse, one of your rulers, Mars is resting on Algol and forming a triple square to Chiron, Neptune and Jupiter all retrograde in Aquarius. TAKE SECURITY VERY SERIOUSLY – especially around power lines and electronics!! Know you can also feel dreadful about the state of the World as we know it. Limit gory or upsetting headlines in this cycle. Your other ruler Pluto is retrograde in Capricorn and quincunx Venus in Gemini. Getting down to business with those who never talk stopping will try your patience. On the Solar Eclipse, Mars is in Gemini and forms a sextile to Leonine Mercury as Pluto forms a triple quincunx to the Lights and the Dragon"s Tail! Career and family priorities are frustrating. Keep your sense of humor at all cost1
SAGITTARIUS NOV 22 - DEC 20
Your ruler, Jupiter, is in a retrograde stellium with Chiron and Neptune all month! On the Lunar Eclipse, they all form a dramatic square to Mars in Taurus as it rests on Algol. Expect that a certain amount of ugliness will reveal itself on a grand scale. If you are involved with the International market, you may caught up in some treachery and even violence. On the Solar Eclipse, Jupiter makes no major aspects other than its conjunction to both Chiron and Neptune – all retrograde. A review of progress over the last 12 years and how its impact has served us or starved us is seen, Much research and hidden data is bound to surface when these planets resume direct motion in the Fall. Keep all confidences on delicate projects.
CAPRICORN DEC 21 - JAN 19
On the Lunar Eclipse, your ruler, Saturn is in Virgo, in trine to the Capricorn Full Moon and in sextile to the Sun in Cancer! This is a perfect opportunity for you to achieve balance in both your outer and inner worlds. Organization is the key to work successfully within the structure that supports you. Comfort and security emerges when you stop to smell the roses. On the Solar Eclipse, your ruler is in an exact square to Venus in Gemini. You may find it difficult to even listen to frivolous conversation. Expect to be quite critical of documents, persons and even public speakers if the presentation is not detailed, accurate and makes a darn point!!! Patience with both the elderly and children will be required. Bite your tongue!
AQUARIUS JAN 20 – FEB 19
Your ruler, Uranus, is retrograde in Pisces all month. On the Lunar Eclipse, it is square to retrograde Pluto in Capricorn as it is in trine to the Dragon"s Tail! If you are dealing with legal matters or red tape in your profession, you are in for many delays. Research exactly what is needed to complete your task or you will find yourself running in circles. On the Solar Eclipse, much the same is true but in addition, your ruler is in a triple trine with the Lights and the Dragon"s Tail! You will easily relate to others who are in the same boat and create some important allies. Just when you thought that you were dealing with a planet of androids, human compassion resurfaces. Withhold blanket political statements until mid-September! Thank me later!
PISCES FEB 19 - MAR 19
On this Lunar Eclipse, your ruler, Neptune, is cushioned between Jupiter and Chiron as the three of them seemingly back up in Aquarius. This stellium forms a sharp square to Mars in Taurus as it rests on Algol, one of the most evil stars of the Heavens. You may be overwhelmed with disbelief in this cycle as you look at the state of the World and the violent changes that are occurring. Restrict the amount of horror you take in as it can go deep at this time. On the Solar Eclipse, your ruler makes no major aspects other than its conjunction to Jupiter and Chiron. If you paint, draw or have a gift with creative writing, this is an excellent time to express what was and what you would wish to be. Spend some of the riches that lie within yourself.
Author Bio :
Aphrodette North is the Creatress of Inner Mysteries Profiled and uses her natural psychic ability in the time honored art of astrological analysis and cartomancy to provide spiritual counsel and enlightenment to seekers worldwide. She has a passion for the esoteric! www.aphrodette.com
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