Today is Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016
Hebrew date is 18 Kislev 5777
Islamic date is 19 Rabi’-I 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 6 Etz’nab’
Mayan Long Count is 126.96.36.199.18
Julian Day is 2457741
Today’s Birthdays: Charles Wesley (1707-1788), Saki (1870-1916), Keith Richards (1943), Steve Biko (1946-1977), Steven Spielberg (1946), Jonathan Cainer (1957-2016), Brad Pitt (1963), Sia (1975), Katie Holmes (1978), Christina Aguilera (1980).
“The system concedes nothing without demand, for it formulates its very method of operation on the basis that the ignorant will learn to know, the child will grow into an adult and therefore demands will begin to be made. It gears itself to resist demands in whatever way it sees fit.”
— Steve Biko
Moon Phase: Moon is in Disseminating (waning gibbous) phase and enters Last Quarter phase on Dec. 20 at 5:56 pm PST / 8:56 pm EST (01:55:39 Dec. 21 UTC).
Next New Moon is on Dec. 28-29 at 10:53 pm PST / 1:53 am EST (06:53:07 UTC).
Corresponding Full Moon is on Jan. 12 at 3:34 am PST / 6:34 am EST (11:33:54 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Leo and enters Virgo today at 9:52 am PST / 12:52 pm EST (17:51:45 UTC).
Sun Degree: 27-28 Sagittarius.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Virgo at 9:52 am PST / 12:52 pm EST (17:51:45 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Pelion opposite Typhon at 11:16 pm Dec. 17 PST / 2:16 am EST (07:16:31 UTC).
— Venus trine Asbolus at 3:09 am PST / 6:09 am EST (11:09:28 UTC).
— Sun conjunct Pholus at 5:05 am PST / 8:05 am EST (13:04:46 UTC), and the Galactic Center at 5:55 am PST / 8:55 am EST (13:55:24 UTC).
— Sun sextile Pallas at 8:57 pm PST / 11:57 pm EST (04:57:25 Dec. 19 UTC).
If Your Birthday is Dec. 18
(The Day of Mammoth Projects) | Sagittarius Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
It’s important to cultivate your aspirations — and this doesn’t mean simply fantasize or daydream, but make actual plans about how to get there. Also, check in every now and then to see where you’re at. This gives you more control of the entire process. Don’t be afraid to understand the details.
Written in the Planets
The Sun makes conjunctions to Pholus and the Galactic Center today, just a gnat’s whisker apart. This may bring early hints of the revelations that so often accompany Mercury retrograde. A threshold has been passed: now you’ll start to see the results, and can consider what to do next. It could well be useful for all of us to see and hear some truths just now.