Aug 19 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Aug 19, 2019 – Aug 25, 2019:
This week we have three planets and an asteroid (Juno) in Leo all moving into Virgo. Venus and Mars are also still combust, or hidden from view. Mercury is visible, in the early morning skies while Jupiter and Saturn are visible at night. The Moon is still full — in Aries — on Monday, forming a conjunction to Chiron, a semi-sextile to Uranus and a trine to Mercury before the day is through.
These are all relatively benign aspects but because the Moon is in Aries — the sign associated with action, energy, motivation and drive — we may be chomping at the bit to get things moving. The Moon in Aries is lively, free-spirited and adventurous. It’s wide-open to to the world of possibilities, facing whatever comes its way without fear or trepidation.
Aug 11 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Aug 12, 2019 – Aug 18, 2019:
This week starts on Monday with Uranus going stationary retrograde, where it will remain for the next five months. As with all retrogrades, the planetary energy is turned inward, making those sudden flashes of Uranian brilliance and insight all the more real.
Uranus is known as the “great awakener” and loves to shake things up — just to make sure we’re paying attention. It’s a naturally rebellious archetype, but the retrograde makes it less about bucking the system and more about challenging our own deeply personal ideals. Uranus will retrograde back to 2º Taurus 39, before it turns direct and starts moving forward again (on January 12, 2020).
Aug 04 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Aug 5, 2019 – Aug 11, 2019:
This week we have a planet (Mercury) changing signs, a planet (Jupiter) changing direction and what promises to be a spectacular light show (the Perseid Meteor Showers) by week’s end.
Starting on Monday though, the Moon is still New in Libra, where it is known for fairness, impartiality and objectivity. Those things should come ion hand, since it forms several stressful aspects: including an opposition to Chiron, square to Saturn and inconjunct to Uranus. Fortunately, there’s also a sextile to Jupiter, and a trine to Venus and the Sun before the day is through.
Jul 28 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jul 29, 2019 – Aug 4, 2019:
This week starts on Monday with the Moon and Mercury in mutual reception and the Sun trining Chiron. The Moon / Mercury reception can translate as an insatiable thirst for knowledge and an ability to impart both guidance and wisdom to others. It’s capable of listening as well as speaking and gathering information for later use.
This aspect is curious, observant and insightful. It’s capable of seeing things that others cannot see. Its unique vantage point allows it to rise above petty grievances and broaden its perspective.
Jul 21 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jul 22, 2019 – Jul 28, 2019:
This week starts on Monday with a Moon — still full — in Pisces, which trines Venus, Mercury and the Sun before the day is through. The Moon in Pisces is loving, compassionate, creative and highly impressionable. It can increase psychic awareness and make you more susceptible to outside influences. It’s mystical and ethereal, but can also be incredibly naive.It’s not good at filtering out negative or harmful information, and can therefore be easily deceived.
Jul 14 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jul 15, 2019 – Jul 21, 2019:
We’ve got a lot going on this week, with a planet (Mercury) changing signs, an asteroid (Ceres) changing direction, a Full Moon and a partial lunar eclipse.
There is a Gibbous (waxing) Moon in Capricorn as we start the week on Monday. Although the Moon is said to be debilitated in Capricorn (the sign of its detriment), there are many favorable attributes associated with this Moon. There is a wisdom and maturity associated with this Moon, as well as an ability to organize, prioritize and simplify.
Jul 08 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jul 8, 2019 – Jul 14, 2019:
We start this week with Mercury going retrograde (and conjuncting Mars) in Cancer on Monday. With respect to Mercury turning retrograde, we all know that Mercury-ruled things can go a little haywire during this time. Communications tend to run amok, plans get turned on their head, communications devices (computers, electronics, cell-phones, etc) and written communications (emails, texts, letters, etc.) get lost or misconstrued. It’s not a good time to sign contracts or legal documents and not a good time to purchase Mercury-ruled items (automobiles, televisions, computers and so on).
Jul 01 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jul 1, 2019 – Jul 7, 2019:
We start this week on Monday, with a semi-sextile between Uranus and Chiron. This transit has been moving in and out of orb for several months. It emphasizes the focus on social activism and humanitarian impulses. It bridges the gap between recognizing social injustices (Uranus) and taking steps to heal them (Chiron).
Also on Monday, we have both Mars and Venus getting ready to leave their respective signs and move into the next. Mars is not a happy camper at this time: it’s void of course, at an anaretic (29th) degree and debilitated by sign (Cancer, the sign of its Fall). At its worst, Mars in Cancer can be irritable, moody, defensive and passive aggressive. But at its best, it is a champion for the underdog; it can act as a guardian angel, taking up the fight for those who are weak or vulnerable.
Jun 24 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jun 24, 2019 – Jun 30, 2019:
We start the week on Monday, with Venus squaring Neptune and inconjuncting Saturn. The Venus / Neptune square can translate as unrealistic expectations and wishful thinking — especially regarding romantic interests. You may have to check yourself if you find yourself spending too much time daydreaming or wondering “what if?” This transit is prone to flights of fantasy and can be downright delusional. It’s not the time to put your stock in people who haven’t proven themselves or who have engaged in dubious practices in the past.
Jun 17 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jun 17, 2019 – Jun 23, 2019:
We start this week with Neptune trining the North Node (and sextiling the South Node) on Monday. This transit can bring people in that you’re working through past-life karma with (South Node) or creating new karma with (North Node). Of course these are often one and the same.
Pay attention to new people coming in during this time, as well as interactions that trigger you emotionally. These are harmonious aspects (trine and sextile) that should make for pleasant interactions with others, as well as opportunities to work together.
Jun 10 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jun 10, 2019 – Jun 16. 2019:
We start this week on Monday, with a Sun / Jupiter opposition across the Gemini / Sagittarius axis.This aspect can indicate conflicts with others due to overblown egos. You may be dealing with someone who comes across as overbearing oe self-important during this time. You won’t make much headway if you try to challenge them; in fact this aspect can degenerate into a battle of wills.
With the Sun in Gemini and Jupiter in Sagittarius, politics and religious or ideological debates are likely to get heated and are unlikely to result in any meeting of the minds. Remember that ego is involved here and no one is going to want to concede defeat.
Jun 03 2019
Here is the Ask the Astrologers Weekly Astro Forecast for the week of Jun 3, 2019 – Jun 9, 2019:
This week starts with a New Moon on Monday, at 12º Gemini 33. There are lots of positive aspects associated with the Gemini Moon: insatiable curiosity for one thing, and playfulness for another. Wit, charm and charisma for a few more. It’s also good for socializing and interacting with others.
The New Moon phase is very much alive. Everything seems fresh and new and each experience brings with it something you hadn’t paid attention to before. It’s a time for laughter and gaiety, spontaneity and companionship.
This is especially fitting of the Gemini Moon, which is known for being restless and changeable, and now more than ever with the Moon and Mercury in mutual reception.