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To view an interpretation of the Moon Sign and Phase please click the images below
A note: the garden activities associated with the Moon Sign depend also on the cycle the Moon is in. The Moon transiting through a fertile or productive Sign will no be so favorable if the Phase is not a productive one, and vice-versa. For best results the Sign and Phase of the Moon have to be considered together.
The WANING MOON TRANSITS AQUARIUS from Friday, February 21, 6.41 am, to Sunday, February 23, 5.37 pm, with the ingress into PISCES.
The CAPRICORN BALSAMIC MOON PHASE began on Thursday, February 20, 2.43 am, until Monday, February 24, 2.31 am, with the PISCES NEW MOON PHASE.
The February 2020 Lunar Cycle began with
the 04°21‘ Aquarius New Moon, on Saturday, January 25, at 8.41 am
The climax of the February 2020 Lunar Cycle will be
the 20°00‘ Leo Full Moon on Sunday, February 9, 6.33 pm
The next Lunar Cycle will begin on February 24, at 2.31 am, at 04°28′ Pisces
FEBRUARY 2020 LINKS ⇓
February 2020 Moon Ingress into Signs***
All phases, positions etc are currently calculated for Australian Eastern daylight Saving Time (11 hours East of Greenwich).
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~~February 2020 All Moon Phases***
All phases, positions etc are calculated for Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time (11 hours East of Greenwich)
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February 2020 fast moving Planets’ Signs Ingress and Retro Periods***
All positions etc are calculated for Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time (11 hours East of Greenwich)***
The SUN entered the FIXED AIR SIGN of AQUARIUS on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 1.54 am. The SUN will transit AQUARIUS until Wednesday, February 19, 3.56 pm, with the ingress into PISCES.
MERCURY has been transiting AQUARIUS since Friday, January 17, at 5.30 am. MERCURY will then transit PISCES from Monday, February 3, 10.37 pm.
MERCURY will not be finished with AQUARIUS though, becoming Stationary Retrograde on Monday, February 17, on 12°53′ of PISCES, returning to AQUARIUS, in retro motion, on Wednesday, March 4. MERCURY will turn Direct on Tuesday, March 10, on 28°13′ of AQUARIUS, transiting this Sign until Monday, March 16, at 2.42 pm, only then re-entering PISCES for good.
MARS has been transiting SAGITTARIUS since Friday, January 3, at 8.37 pm. MARS will transit SAGITTARIUS until Sunday, February 16, 10.32 pm, with the ingress into CAPRICORN, then transiting CAPRICORN until Tuesday, March 31, 6.43 am, with the ingress into AQUARIUS.
February 2020 slow moving Planets’ Signs Ingress and Retro Periods
- SATURN will become RETROGRADE on Tuesday, May 12, on 01°57′ AQUARIUS and will re-enter CAPRICORN, in retro motion, on Thursday, July 2.
- Becoming DIRECT on Wednesday, September 30, on 25°20′ CAPRICORN, SATURN will re-enter AQUARIUS, for good, on Thursday, December 17.
- SATURN will form a conjunction with JUPITER on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, one of the first conjunctions in AIR SIGNS since 1802. This particular alignment in December 2020 will be setting the trend for the next 200 years or so, because their twenty yearly conjunctions will occur mainly in AIR SIGNS until 2140. Astrologers throughout the ages have considered these conjunctions extremely influential in shaping world’s history, with its prevalent ideologies and sociopolitical leanings.
CHIRON entered ARIES on February 18 2019, at 8.07 pm, and will transit ARIES until June 20, 2026.
For a short post on the ingress of Chiron in Aries please navigate to my 2018 post here.
URANUS entered TAURUS on Wednesday, March 6, at 7.26 pm. URANUS will transit TAURUS until April 26, 2026.
This was indeed the great event of the year 2019.
If interested please navigate to my 2018 post on URANUS in TAURUS here.
URANUS turned STATIONARY RETROGRADE on August 12, 2019, and will turn DIRECT again on January 11, 2020, between 06°36′ and 02°38′ of TAURUS.
February 2020 Lunar Nodes Signs Ingress
The NORTH and SOUTH LUNAR NODES have been transiting CANCER and CAPRICORN respectively since November 6, 2018. The MOON NODES will transits these Cardinal Signs until May 6, 2020, entering then the Mutable Signs of SAGITTARIUS and GEMINI.
In the month of February 2020 they will cover the degrees between 07°49′ and 05°57’of CANCER and CAPRICORN, mostly in Retro Motion, as usual.
February 2020 Four Major Asteroids: Ceres–Pallas-Juno-Vesta’s Signs Ingress
CERES has been transiting AQUARIUS since Friday, January 31, and will leave AQUARIUS on Friday, April 24, 2020, with the ingress into PISCES. Due to Retrogadation CERES will return to AQUARIUS on Sunday, September 27, 2020, and leave AQUARIUS for good only on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
PALLAS entered CAPRICORN on Saturday, January 18, 2020, where she will remain until Thursday, April 30, then entering AQUARIUS. PALLAS will however return to CAPRICORN, due to Retrogradation, between June 3 and December 7, 2020.
Last, but not least, here are the February 2020 Ephemeris just for the elusive BLACK MOON LILITH.
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CHINESE NEW YEAR of the METAL RAT
January 25, 2020 ~ February 12, 2021
According to an ancient legend, the Rat was the first of the Chinese ‘Animals’ to reach the Jade Emperor’s party to which all Twelve Animals had been invited. The Emperor had decreed that the first one to arrive will forever begin the cycle of the year. The smart Rat managed to arrive first by a bit of trickery. He rode on the back of the mighty Ox, in order to swim the river and jump to the other side before everyone else.
Since then the Rat always begins a new cycle of the Twelve Years Chinese Zodiac. 2020 though is an even more important new beginning because, after sixty years during which the Twelve Animals belonged to the Earth Element (there are Five Elements in Chinese Cosmology), from this year onward the focus will shift to the Metal Element and will continue to do so for the next sixty years.
From the above it is obvious that the Rats of this world (people born in 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 and 2020) are clever, taking advantage of all opportunities that appear on their horizon, their instincts very alert. They are also charming, vivacious, energetic, witty and mentally flexible. They are full of initiative and optimism too, but cautious and practical as well, a great combination to succeed in all manner of enterprise. Despite their abundance of vitality Rats also enjoy the quiet life, after gaining the comfort they crave.
The Metal Element in Chinese Cosmology adds tenacity and will power to each one of the Twelve Animals, with the risk of becoming too rigid and inflexible at times. On the positive side this Element enhances self-confidence and also instills a natural respect for others.
In the Year of the Rat we can all be a bit more alert to new opportunities and clever in managing our resources. Like the Rat did to come first in the race we may have more chances to succeed by thinking out of the box, thus finding solutions to our problems we could not envision before; and especially by remaining optimistic in the face of difficulties and setbacks.