While there are some songs about the blue moon, most seem to really be about being sad and lonely.
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There are a lot of cafes and book stores out there with blue moon in the name. I'm not at all sure why, other than it seems to be a cool name. There are a few stories about the moon turning blue in the evening sky or appearing to turn blue as the result of an enormous wild fire in Canada in September, There is another similar story of the blue moon event occurring in the s due to volcanic smoke in the sky on an island in the Pacific Ocean. From the sounds of it, there have been, on occasion, the appearance of blue moons from time to time. But the term seems to have been attached to a familiar and common event in only the last 30 years.
It does not even involve the color blue.
When we can view a Full Moon two times in one calendar month, then that is also referred to as a "blue moon. An even rarer event is when we have two calendrical blue moons in one calendar year. This unusual dual blue moon situation last occurred in Now that's not the first time it has occurred.
It seems to occur about 19 years apart. But that time frame is not set in stone. I went back in time looking for other occurrences. The future years are , and But, as you can quickly ascertain, it is not like clockwork. Now, we have to be realistic here. When it comes to the time of day and Full Moons, a lot depends on the "time zone" we are using when determining that event. If a Full Moon occurs on the first day of the month or on the last day of a month, there is the possibility that the occurrence will happen on the day before or day after based on a different time zone.
Airwaves will be rife with one slanderous scandal after another. In many cases, it may be advisable and necessary to update and re-negotiate contracts, treaties, laws and mission statements.
From the personal standpoint, a gut level response can quickly shred the veneer of appropriate nicety. Scorpio is never superficial. This brings us to Pluto, the planet associated with Scorpio. On October 3, as Mercury plummets the depths, Pluto appears to be stationary, beginning a direct phase.
This is an intense drilling down to what matters. After all, Scorpio is the zodiac sign of death and rebirth. In mythology, Pluto is god of the underworld. Orbiting in the farthest reaches of our solar system, Pluto has a unique purpose in cleansing and transforming the shadow consciousness. Pluto has been in retrograde since late April. That time period was also important as Saturn went retrograde on April You may consider circumstances at that point and realize significant progress has been made based on realistic appraisal, focus, commitment and discipline.
All virtues these major planetary players have been encouraging, and in many cases, demanding.
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Transiting through Capricorn, Saturn will join Pluto soon, January 12, to be exact. These planets have an approximately year cycle. However, the last time they joined in the zodiac sign of Capricorn was years ago. Whether it is recognized or not, current trends are a conclusion of many years, and there is a rebirth underway. The new cycle is to be welcomed, and it is calling everyone, including the entire global community, to a higher level of accountability. Look to your personal life. In what way, where and how have you been called to get real, step up, contribute and participate?
In terms of timing, Pluto is going direct at 20 degrees, having first passed over this point in It may be helpful to revisit and consider the disruptions and challenges of last year. At that time, an in-between limbo opened with the stark realization.
September-October ★ New Moon in Libra | The Low-Down on the Far-Out ★ Evolving Door Astrology
From now on, as Saturn and Pluto approach their exact conjunction in , we are entering a moment by moment regeneration phase. A Full Moon on October 13 shines light on these themes within the context of relationship. First, Sun in Libra supports collaboration, cooperation and synergy. However, with the Moon in Aries, individuality and self-reliance are amplified.
Conversations and decisions can be derailed through projection, blame, and black and white thinking. The chart for this Full Moon shows major implications on the national and world stage. Key alliances can strengthen while others fall away. After all, Libra represents the diplomatic peacemaker.