Happy Imbolc (Or Candlemas.) The first stirrings of spring are upon us! On February 4  this year the Sun is technically on Imbolc point at 15º Aquarius (Though it is often celebrated on the 1st or 2nd.) Here are 5 small ways to celebrate Imbolc. No T-squares this month, but Venus the planet of love will meet up both with Jupiter (Nice!) and with Saturn (Nice, but not in an obvious way!). So relationships are up for review especially since Mercury is also retrograde in Aquarius from February 1-21. Issues of commitment versus freedom are of concern on February 6 when Venus makes a square to Uranus. So a very busy few days for romantic Venus. Of course love affairs will be on people’s mind anyway with Valentines day coming up. Decan 1 fixed signs will get the most juice out of Venus this month as she dances between serious Saturn and jovial Jupiter from 5º ~ 11º Aquarius. You may have to choose between two very opposite suitors.

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February Astrology

Crystal Of The Month

February’s crystal is the AMETHYST. It is known to help with sobriety and clearing brain fog! Amethyst is the perfect remedy therefore for any nasty hangovers induced by Neptune square the nodes. (Exact Jan 28).


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Mercury Retrograde joins in the Aquarian ball when he meets up with Venus on Valentines day, of all days! Be prepared for some trickster surprises. You might find you have a secret admirer if you have any personal planets around 14º of the fixed signs. Look out for omens or who texts you on Valentines day. There could also be some love-bombing too with Venus square Mars on February 19 at 22º Aquarius/Taurus, so keep your shields up until you are sure this person is solvent. That’s what discerning Venus conjunct Saturn is for!  Last but not least, we get our first shot of what Saturn square Uranus will mean for humanity on February 17 at 7º Aquarius/Taurus. I have written about it in detail and called that aspect a ‘Techno Tyrant’. There are two more hits of this in June and December 2021. So beware of GM0 anything during those months especially and live as organically as you can.

Major Aspects

1 Mercury Retrograde ~ 26º Aquarius
1 Venus into Aquarius
1 Sun square Mars
4 🌗  Last Quarter Moon ~ 16º Scorpio
6 Venus conjunct Saturn
6 Venus square Uranus
8 Sun conjunct Mercury
11 Venus conjunct Jupiter
11 Mars sextile Neptune
9 Mercury conjunct Saturn ~ 1º Aquarius
9 Sun into Capricorn Decan 3
11 🌑  New Moon ~ 23º Aquarius
14 Mercury conjunction Jupiter
17 Saturn square Uranus
18 Sun into Pisces
19 Venus square Mars
19 🌓  First quarter Moon ~ 1º Gemini
21 Ceres into Aries
24 Mars trine Pluto
25 Venus into Pisces
25 Sun sextile Uranus 
27 🌕  Full Moon ~ 8º Virgo

January Astrology

A very exciting month where tensions build towards Jupiter making its paradigm shifting square to Uranus just after its serious winter solstice meeting with Dr Time Saturn. Expect more fireworks, revelations, scandal and shocks as Mercury the trickster unravels the mess. Mercury will hit Saturn on Jan 9 and then Jupiter on Jan 11. Mercury will also go retrograde on February 1st so prepare for that! (SEVERE travel restrictions) Mars is also misbehaving badly too, square Saturn on Jan 11, conjunct Uranus on Jan 20 and square Jupiter on Jan 22. You couldn’t get a more explosive inauguration atmosphere if you tried…

So much tensions in the fixed signs, so much polarity between the old and the new, conservative Taurus V the progressive Aquarian vibe. Yet everything is topsy-turvy since Uranus the planet of revolution is in traditional, sturdy Taurus. Authoritarian Saturn is in progressive Aquarius! Not to mention deceptive Neptune square the nodes. What gives? Everything is the opposite to what it seems. We will do well to remember that in the coming weeks. Don’t believe the label, trust your gut, sense what is inside. ERROR. There is a  new moon typo below. It should read 23º Capricorn not 27º.

January Astrology 2021

2 Sun sextile Ceres ~ 12º Capricorn/Pisces
4 Mercury conjunct Pluto ~ 24º Capricorn
6 Mars Into Taurus
6 🌗 Last Quarter Moon ~ 16º Libra
8 Venus into Capricorn
8 Mercury into Aquarius
8 Mercury Square Mars ~ 0º Aquarius/Taurus
8 Sun sextile Neptune ~ 18º Capricorn/Pisces
9 Venus trine Mars ~ 0º Capricorn/Taurus
9 Mercury conjunct Saturn ~ 1º Aquarius
9 Sun into Capricorn Decan 3
11 Mercury conjunct Jupiter ~ 5º Aquarius
12 Mercury square Uranus ~ 6º Aquarius/Taurus
13 Venus trine Uranus ~ 6º Capricorn/Taurus
13 🌑 New Moon ~ 23º Capricorn
13 Mars square Saturn ~ 3º Taurus/Aquarius
14 Sun conjunct Pluto ~ 24º Capricorn
17 Jupiter square Uranus ~ 6º Aquarius/Taurus
19 Sun into Aquarius Decan 1
20 🌓 First quarter Moon ~ 1º Taurus
20 Mars conjunct Uranus ~ 6º Taurus
21 Ceres conjunct Neptune ~ 18º Pisces
23 Venus sextile Neptune ~ 19º Capricorn/Pisces
23 Sun conjunct Saturn ~ 4º Aquarius
23 Mars square Jupiter ~ 8º Taurus/Aquarius
26 Sun square Uranus ~ 6º Aquarius/Taurus
26 Neptune square Nodes ~ 19º Pisces
28 Venus conjunct Pluto ~ 25º Capricorn
28 Sun conjunct Jupiter ~ 9º Aquarius
28 🌕 Full Moon ~ 9º Leo
30 Sun into Aquarius Decan 2


50 thoughts on “February Astrology ~ Candlemas”

  1. I’m no pro but the inner planets transiting Capricorn after everything that’s taken place seems to me that’s it’s “bringing it all home” now. I see the new moon is right where the Pluto-Saturn-Jupiter conjunction was I believe on Jan 21 2020. Whoops. Gird your loins as the ancients would say and yes they and I do mean that literally. Still, a lovely full moon tomorrow is already feeling sweet. I love the Sabian symbols and we have angels with a harp at 8/9 cap and A tiny nude girl bends over a sparkling pond trying to catch a fish over in cancer. Hmmm. Reminds me of the loin of tuna my aunt did at a lunch once. Do fish actually have loins? I asked. But nobody knew the answer.


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