Happy Harvest Moon in Pisces

Happy Harvest Moon in Pisces on September 20 at  23.54 UTC. (check http://www.time and date.com for moon-rise and precise day in your own region) The Harvest Moon is calculated as that closest to the Autumn Equinox in the Northern hemisphere and  traditionally rises soon after sunset, being sufficiently bright in the early evenings for  severalContinue reading “Happy Harvest Moon in Pisces”

Welcome to the Month of September

September is named after Septem, the Latin word for seven because it was the seventh month after the New Year in March on the oldest known Roman calendar where there were originally ten months. It is a month associated with wisdom, knowledge, justice and truth and in Ancient Egypt with eternal life. September is alsoContinue reading “Welcome to the Month of September”

Welcome to the Full Moon in Aquarius

Welcome to the Full Moon in Aquarius on 22 August at 12.01 UTC (see http://www.timeanddate.com for the time of the moon rising in your own region). As the third full moon in a season of four full moons, this is considered a seasonal blue moon by the traditional definition dating back to the 1500s. InContinue reading “Welcome to the Full Moon in Aquarius”

Welcome to August, known as the lucky month.

Named after the Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar, because a number of lucky events in his life happened in August. It became regarded as a fortunate month for Rome also  because during that month, Augustus Caesar three times entered Rome in triumph and Egypt was brought under the authority of the Roman people after Augustus CaesarContinue reading “Welcome to August, known as the lucky month.”

Happy Full Moon in Aquarius

Happy Full Moon just entering Aquarius, narrowly escaping a second full moon in constraining Capricorn, on July 24 at 02.37 UTC ( see https://www.timeanddate.com for the precise time and date in your region) Called the Thunder moon by a number of Native North American nations including the Western Abenaki nation’ because of the frequency ofContinue reading “Happy Full Moon in Aquarius”

Welcome to July

Formerly called Quintilus, the fifth month in the early Roman calendar, the Roman Emperor Julius Caesar named July after himself. It became the seventh month in the new Julian calendar Caesar created in 46BC, helped by Sosignes, the Alexandrian astronomer and philosopher. Julius Caesar therefore first made July’s association with power and high ambitions whenContinue reading “Welcome to July”

Happy Strawberry full Moon in Capricorn

Happy Strawberry full Moon in Capricorn on 24 June 18.39 UTC (www:timeanddate.com) The name Strawberry moon refers to the harvesting of strawberries and is used by the Algonquin people and among the Dakota, Ojibwe and Lakota nations. The Cree nation call it  Egg Laying or Hatch Moon. In Old Europe the June full moon wasContinue reading “Happy Strawberry full Moon in Capricorn”

Happy Summer Solstice, Alban Heruin or Litha, in the Northern hemisphere

Happy Summer Solstice, Alban Heruin or Litha, in the Northern hemisphere. This year the actual Solstice falls on June 21 at 03.22(see http://www.timeanddate.com for the actual time in your region). A hard cold twelve months for many since last we saw Midsummer, but as the sun reaches it full height it heralds a season ofContinue reading “Happy Summer Solstice, Alban Heruin or Litha, in the Northern hemisphere”