Today is Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017
Hebrew date is 24 Tevet 5777
Islamic date is 24 Rabi’-II 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 2 B’en
Mayan Long Count is 22.214.171.124.13
Julian Day is 2457776
Today’s Birthdays: Helen Hoyt (1887-1972), John J. Becker (1886-1961), Antonio Gramsci (1891-1936), Amos Strunk (1889-1979), Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981), Jim Jarmusch (1953), Steve Riley (1956).
“My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge that if you beat your head against the wall it is your head which breaks and not the wall – that is my strength, my only strength.”
— Antonio Gramsci
Moon Phase: Moon is in Last Quarter phase and enters Balsamic (waning crescent) phase on Jan. 23-24 at 5:24 pm PST / 8:24 pm EST (01:24:14 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Aquarius on Jan. 27-28 at 4:07 pm PST / 7:07 pm EST (00:06:58 UTC).
Corresponding Full Moon in Leo is on Feb. 10-11 at 4:33 pm PST / 7:33 pm EST (00:32:49 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Scorpio and enters Sagittarius today at 2:45 am PST / 5:45 am EST (10:45:00 UTC).
Sun Degree: 3-4 Aquarius.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Sagittarius at 2:45 am PST / 5:45 am EST (10:45:00 UTC).
Haumea stations retrograde at 4:12 am PST / 7:12 am EST (12:12:04 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Venus conjunct Borasisi at 1:05 am PST / 4:05 am EST (09:05:22 UTC).
— Venus opposite Psyche at 2:48 am PST / 5:48 am EST (10:48:33 UTC).
— Venus square Varda at 2:50 am PST / 5:50 am EST (10:49:51 UTC).
— Mercury conjunct Amycus at 3:01 am PST / 6:01 am EST (11:00:56 UTC).
— Sun square 1992 QB1 at 4:42 pm PST / 7:42 pm EST (00:41:57 Jan. 23 UTC).
— Ceres square Vesta at 8:57 pm PST / 11:57 pm EST (04:57:12 Jan. 23 UTC).
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If Your Birthday is Jan. 22
(The Day of the Vortex) | Aquarius Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
Usually, the optimal path to a specific goal contains some diversions. Life would probably be far less interesting if it was easy, having decided on a destination, to know how to get there. In this case, you may find inspiration or just a general boost through helping someone else achieve their own ambitions.
Written in the Planets
Venus is involved today in an intriguing aspect pattern. It seems to highlight the potential for growth in examining our standards for truth and general believability. It’s true the importance of fact-checking is now perhaps more important than ever; yet there is something more in this particular set of contacts. The question here is apparently about what defines veracity or trustworthiness in a person or idea.