The lunar eclipse occurs at 04:24 on the 25th May 2013 (UT) at 04SAG08 and this eclipse marks the beginning of Lunar Saros 150. As the Moon only grazes the Earth’s penumbral shadow, it will not be visually perceptible to the human eye.
This lunation is the Full Moon in Sagittarius with added eclipse spice. Sagittarius rules faith, belief, morals, culture. Symbolised by the centaur, this half-man half-beast is torn between two worlds. The world of instinct gives heat and a fiery passion. The world of man, brings the concept of philosophy and a search for meaning. Continue reading
It’s a busy week in the cosmos! Mercurial aspects abound, we have the next in the series of squares between Uranus and Pluto and a lunar eclipse to boot. I don’t know about you but this last week I’ve been restless. My sleep pattern was broken 5 nights in a row. Consequently I needed significant caffeine to get me through the day which then of course kept me awake again at night! My dreams were troubled, throwing up images from long ago, from a ‘me’ that I hardly recognised. Continue reading
I still remember my Grandmother talking of the Whitsun holidays and the Whit walks that took place in the local town. Years ago, Whitsun marked a bank holiday weekend but these days we have a Spring Bank Holiday at the end of May instead. Continue reading
The solar eclipse takes place at 00:28 on the 10th May 2013 (UT) at 19TAU31.
This is the second of a series of 5 solar eclipses in Fixed signs as the nodes move through Taurus and Scorpio. We are in a period which is exploring our relationship with money, the concept of wealth, personal security, survival, death, personal and shared resources, taxes, banks and other financial institutions and ongoing themes related to sexuality, self-esteem and personal values. Continue reading