This week: The Taurus Final Quarter Moon winds up the lunar cycle that started on the July seventeenth Most cancers New Moon. Venus is within the highlight with a superb Photo voltaic conjunction and an thrilling side to Uranus. And April solutions a listener query about what she calls a Venus retrograde loophole: Can we fortunately purchase used or sale objects whereas the planet of cash is retrograde? Plus: Making our personal errors, feeding the geese, and a debonair chapeau!
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[1:52] Moon Report! The Final Quarter Moon (Aug. 8, 3:28 AM PDT) at 15º38’ Taurus conjoins Jupiter and Uranus, with all sq. Solar-Venus, trine Mars.
[3:24] Take into account this Final Quarter Moon a sneak peek into subsequent 12 months’s Jupiter/Uranus conjunction (April 20, 2024, 21º49’ Taurus). This Final Quarter’s Sabian image is 16 Taurus, Previous man making an attempt vainly to disclose the mysteries.
[5:25] That is the final vital level in a Lunar Part Household cycle that started on the Might 11, 2021 New Moon. The First Quarter within the cycle was on Feb. 8, 2022, and the Full Moon (a lunar eclipse) was Nov. 8, 2022.
[7:46] Void-of-Course (VOC) Moon durations. Aug. 9 (3:38 AM PDT), the Moon in Taurus trines Pluto. It’s VOC for about 1 ½ hours, then enters Gemini (6:05 AM PDT). Do you’re feeling safe sufficient to increase your attain into different and extra highly effective connections?
[9:29] On Aug. 11 (10:27 AM PDT), the Moon in Gemini squares Neptune. It’s VOC for about 5 ½ hours earlier than coming into Most cancers (3:52 PM PDT). Spend some high quality time with a e book and a water characteristic.
[10:41] Retrograde Venus meets Uranus (Aug. 9, 4:08 AM PDT) at 22°54’ Leo-Taurus, within the second of three squares (the others on July 2 and Sep. 29).
[12:19] Uranus’ Sabian image at this sq. is A jewellery store. All that glitters shouldn’t be gold. Look to the interior qualities that basically shine, if given an opportunity.
[12:55] Additionally on Aug. 9 (5:47 PM PDT), Mercury trines Jupiter at 14º31’ Virgo-Taurus. Mercury’s Sabian image is 15 Virgo, A decorative handkerchief, and Jupiter’s is 15 Taurus, A person muffled up with a rakish silk hat. Make the very basic items helpful, after which elegant and beautiful.
[15:04] On Aug. 13 (4:15 AM PDT), the Solar and Venus come collectively in a conjunction at 20º28’ Leo. When a planet is precisely conjoined the Solar, it’s stated to be cazimi.
[15:34] The Venus/Solar conjunction can also be referred to as the Venus Star Level. Comply with these hyperlinks for extra about this highly effective level: this text and a video interview. The Sabian image for this conjunction is 21 Leo, Chickens intoxicated. Let go of the damaging inner chatter and get drunk on love.
[16:20] Arielle Guttman, a specialist on the Venus Star Level, says the primary 20 days after Venus turns retrograde is for emptying out what has been collected because the final retrograde. The final Venus-Solar conjunction close to this diploma was Aug. 15, 2015 at 22º39’ Leo.
[18:27] Listener Dora asks about buying used and sale objects whereas Venus is retrograde.
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