Vesta Full Moon: From the Inside

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Tuesday’s Full Moon in Taurus takes place a small fraction of a degree from the asteroid (4) Vesta. This is a remarkable conjunction, and a peak moment of Vesta’s extended stay in Taurus (which extends from June 10, 2019 through March 21, 2020 — notably, the same day Saturn enters Aquarius).

Scorpio Ingresses of the Sun

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


If you’re into the dark and alluring aspects of life, Scorpio time can stir up deep feelings. Earlier nightfall, Halloween, Days of the Dead, the season of the final harvest all evoke a sense of transition and the passage of time made palpable.

Life at This Dangerous Crossroads

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


To begin understanding the Aries Full Moon on a personal level, first consider what you’re feeling right now, and then consider this. We who are alive today live at a dangerous intersection, where the individual and the collective merge into one another.

Mars opposite Chiron — Coming to a Boil

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


There is always something cooking, though a new wave of aspects is coming to a boil over the next few days, culminating in a rather deep Full Moon square Pluto on Sunday, Oct. 13. That is one peak of energy this month; the other is Mercury stationing retrograde on Halloween.

From the Bubbly to the Gritty

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Since early January, we’ve been under the influence of Jupiter square Neptune. This unusual event — Jupiter in its native sign Sagittarius, and Neptune in its sign of modern rulership, Pisces — has been like living in a bubble. Jupiter square Neptune happens about every eight years, though it’s the sign placements of the planets this particular time around that make it unusually nebulous.