Today is Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Hebrew date is 11 Tamuz 5777
Islamic date is 11 Shawwal 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 10 kab’an
Mayan Long Count is 126.96.36.199.17
Julian Day is 2457940
Today’s Birthdays: Sarah Siddons (1755-1831), George Borrow (1803-1881), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888-1963), Andre Lhote (1885-1962), Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), John Howard Northrop (1891-1987), Marcel Achard (1899-1974), Yoshimaro Yamashina (1900-1989), Milburn Stone (1904-1980), Smiley Lewis (1913-1966), Babe Paley (1915-1978), Nanos Valaoritis (1921), Diana Lynn (1926-1971), Warren Oates (1928-1982), Shirley Knight (1936), Bill Watterson (1958), Susan Wojcicki (1968), RZA (1969), Jason Wade (1980).
“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.”
— Bill Watterson
Moon Phase: Moon is in Waxing Gibbous phase and enters Full phase on July 8-9 at 9:06 pm PDT / 12:06 am EDT (04:06:30 UTC).
Next Full Moon is in Capricorn on July 8-9 at 9:06 pm PDT / 12:06 am EDT (04:06:30 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Leo on July 23 at 2:45 am PDT / 5:45 am PDT (09:45:30 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Sagittarius and enters Capricorn on July 7 at 10:44 am PDT / 1:44 pm EDT (17:44:28 UTC).
Sun Degree: 14-15 Cancer.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Sagittarius at 10:08 pm July 4 PDT / 1:08 am EDT (05:07:50 UTC).
Mercury enters Leo at 5:19 pm PDT / 8:19 pm EDT (00:19:35 July 6 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Mercury conjunct Thereus at 10:12 pm July 4 PDT / 1:12 am EDT (05:12:35 UTC).
— Mercury trine Chiron at 2:32 am PDT / 5:32 am EDT (09:32:16 UTC).
— Mercury conjunct Varuna at 11:20 am PDT / 2:20 pm EDT (18:20:19 UTC).
— Mars conjunct Cyllarus at 12:15 pm PDT / 3:15 pm EDT (19:14:48 UTC).
— Sun trine Neptune at 5:46 pm PDT / 8:46 pm EDT (00:45:58 July 6 UTC).
— Sun square Jupiter at 7:44 pm PDT / 10:44 pm EDT (02:43:42 July 6 UTC).
If Your Birthday is July 5
(The Day of the Showman) | Cancer Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
Keep your interests local. It’s fine having far-flung pen pals, but you want your friends and love interests near you. That means an easy walk or drive, with frequent in-person meetings possible. Do business and spend your money locally as well, for maximum value, mutual benefit and prosperity. Keep your world small and simple, and you’ll be happier.
Written in the Planets
It’s a busy day, astrologically speaking. Overnight into this morning, Venus entered Gemini. Then late tonight into Thursday, Mercury enters Leo. On one level, this is an image of very social astrology. Additional aspects suggest you do your best to roll with unexpected events. In fact, if you have a bold new idea or an urge to do things differently, you may feel happiest if you give yourself the freedom to pursue it. Use your imagination to see the possibilities, and stay sensitive to the needs of others. That will likely serve the greater good better than if you get caught up in ambition, exaggeration or anything less than truthfulness to pursue your agenda.
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