Today is Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017
Hebrew date is 1 Elul 5777
Islamic date is 1 Zul-Hijjah 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 7 Kimi
Mayan Long Count is 188.8.131.52.6
Julian Day is 2457989
Today’s Birthdays: Sarah Frances Whiting (1847-1927), Malvina Reynolds (1900-1978), Gene Kelly (1912-1996), Rudy Lewis (1936-1964), Keith Moon (1946-1978), Willy Russell (1947), Shelley Long (1949), Edwyn Collins (1959), Shaun Ryder (1962), River Phoenix (1970-1993), Kobe Bryant (1978), Joanne Froggatt (1980), Sky Blu (1986).
“At 14, I discovered girls. At that time, dancing was the only way you could put your arm around the girl. Dancing was courtship. Only later did I discover that you dance joy. You dance love. You dance dreams.”
— Gene Kelly
Moon Phase: Moon is in New phase and enters Waxing Crescent phase on Aug. 25 at 1:57 am PDT / 4:57 am EDT (08:56:41 UTC).
Next Full Moon is in Pisces on Sep. 6 at 12:03 am PDT / 3:03 am EDT (07:02:43 UTC).
Corresponding New Moon in Virgo is on Sep. 19-20 at 10:30 pm PDT / 1:30 am EDT (05:29:47 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Virgo and enters Libra tonight at 6:04 pm PDT / 9:04 pm EDT (01:04:26 Aug. 24 UTC).
Sun Degree: 1-2 Virgo.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Libra at 6:04 pm PDT / 9:04 pm EDT (01:04:26 Aug. 24 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Vesta trine Pluto at 1:32 am PDT / 4:32 am EDT (08:32:13 UTC).
— Venus sextile Sedna at 4:24 am PDT / 7:24 am EDT (11:23:48 UTC).
— Venus square Rhadamanthus at 6:09 am PDT / 9:09 am EDT (13:09:27 UTC).
If Your Birthday is Aug. 23
(The Day of Lively Precision) | Birthday Readings: Leo | Virgo | Others
The facets of a bold plan are coming together. Don’t rush the process; give it a year. Focus on developing the ideas that have come to you the past few weeks. In the process, you’ll clear away many things, and ideas, that no longer serve you. Strive for efficiency rather than for excess. Be precise, but keep looking up from your work.
Written in the Planets
With the Great American Eclipse now over and done, how are you feeling? A trine between Vesta in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn (with the Virgo Moon sailing through it) suggests something is deepening. Is it the grand plan or pattern you set between the eclipses? Is it your dedication to be of service, or to hold space for something or someone? Or perhaps it’s a need to go deep into your sexuality and associated feelings? While Pluto is an agent of change, it is also the lord of ‘what lies below’ and tends to be an intensifying agent. Vesta may add an unconventional flavor, and a sense of the sacred.
To the Leo Eclipse and Beyond!
On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse in Leo signaled the second stage of whatever life-shifting process you’re engaged with.
This is a unique year for you, Leo. In addition to the current eclipses (and the double New Moons in your sign), your birthday reading will cover such astrological heavyweights as Chiron finishing up its journey through your 8th house; ever-surprising Uranus; and Saturn leaving your fellow fire sign, Sagittarius — plus more.
Are you navigating changes in your relationships or family paradigm? Do you find yourself at a career crossroads? Are you seeking clarity, encouragement and new perspectives on your creativity, self-esteem, sexuality or healing process? You’ll find ideas and reassurance in this reading.
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