Is it an augury of doom or welcome?
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Or has the digital bell in the belfry simply gone haywire during Mercury retrograde? You get a taste of all three scenarios in November. The upcoming rare confluence of planets in your sign lends a feeling of destiny to your birthday season; big events, big decisions. The sort of stuff for which Capricorns were born.
Step down from those giddy heights for a moment and deal with three weeks of Mercury retrograde in misty Scorpio, a sign that emphasises your group involvements; workmates, collectives, committees, gatherings of every stripe. Best expect an element of heel-dragging amongst your compadres therefore. The brakes come off at the 21st when Mercury moves forwards and Mars takes over to lead your team to glory.
At the other end of the Scorpio action remains Prometheus in Taurus, signalling excitement in your more personal life. The Taurus full Moon of November 12th is a time to be out and about for singletons. As ever at this time of year, there is planetary action behind the scenes in Sagittarius, with a new Moon there on November Cut yourself some slack in the run-up to Christmas. After a month of congenial earthy Virgo, the sharper spurs of Libra are kicking in. The new Moon in the Scales on September 28, and the arrival of warrior Mars on October 4 are signals to a move on, especially since a retrograde of Mercury looms in November.
You have, of course, Saturn and Pluto in your sign also urging you onwards to world domination, or at least financial and spiritual survival. As for Pluto, worry about it when and if he comes calling. Tough decisions may be called for, though time-frame is over the next few months rather than weeks.
The solution, of course, is to find a just balance between the two. Patience and persistence — Aquarian virtues — help. So too should planets in fiery Sagittarius, signalling strong support from your team and your fellow travellers. Venus and Jupiter both favour a charm offensive among your network. Office romance anyone? The 5th and 6th put you favourably in the limelight. Things get more decisive and exciting with the season of Sagittarius, starting on the 23rd and quickly accelerating into a mixture of challenge and good fortune.
No harm in asking others for favours. The Taurus full Moon of the 12th shines light on your domestic arrangements, and here too, a radical rather than routine solution may present itself. The need for respite from the fray remains under emphasis, thanks to your traditional ruler, Saturn, staying behind the scenes. Contrary to some descriptions of your sign as that of fanciful dreamers, Pisceans are just as capable of practical, effective action as any other sign.
Just as well, since you are likely to face a few awkward questions in November; financial issues, promises you made in October that are called in. The Scorpio new Moon of October 28 nonetheless promises a fruitful month, with your outreach to foreign shores and distant friends enhanced. Those of you in education and charity work are likewise favoured. Show business is another option. Charm, and your Piscean ability to navigate choppy waters with canny ease, work wonders. Play to the gallery. Romantics take note. New encounters may have an unorthodox quality, not least around the full Moon of November The almost full Moon of the 9th and 10th makes for a heady weekend; if you can turn rivalry into mutual attraction you could make a breakthrough.
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Mars moves on at the 19th, whether disputes especially over money can do the same is open to ongoing negotiation. Concurrent with the deep and meaningful stuff in Scorpio and Libra is the razzle dazzle of Jupiter and Venus in Sagittarius, signalling a gloriously outgoing phase that can take you through the midwinter celebrations to the entertainments of next year.
Sagittarius, a kindred fire sign, is about both geographical and philosophical exploration; outdoor treks, travel, fierce expositions on truth and beauty. Also strong in the mix, thanks to Venus, are romantic adventures and attractions that happen swiftly enough even for impatient Rams. Jupiter being the planet of plenty and too much , you may also get a pay-off as it completes its year- long transit of the Archer. Birthdays from April 13 onwards are urged not to take good fortune for granted. The new Moon of November 26 is an omen of joy and adventure for all of you, though with Saturn still overhead, you still have to take care of business.
Welcome to the mire of Mercury retrograde — opposite you until the 21st — more of which shortly. New alliances and friends come along to displace worn-out associations. Such is the backdrop for November, when the Sun opposes you from Scorpio until the 23rd along with that moody Mercury and, from 19th, Mars. All of which asks you to handle your one-on-ones with rare finesse. Compromise — not always a Taurean virtue — is required, even if you feel undervalued. Merely digging in your heels only serves to drive others away.
The retrograde Mercury until the 21st requires a detailed retrace of recent agreements, but nothing happens in a hurry. A whirlwind affair is on the cards with Mars in Scorpio, but if you insist on getting into disputes, expect to find yourself outgunned.
Mars in Scorpio can be a wily bruiser. You can always opt for industriousness as a way out of personal jams. The heavyweight planets in Capricorn are about to get heavier, and approaches to the status quo of your profession are promised a cordial reception.
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An international dimension may well be involved. In November the giant planet completes its year-long transit of Sagittarius, hopefully granting you a stroke of good fortune as it departs. More reliable is the opposition of Venus between November 2 and 26, an opportunity to make peace overtures to anyone with whom you are on the outs, and to marvel at the excellent company and meaningful looks you attract.
With Mars likewise in a romantic spot until the 19th , your love life looks a high burn thrill. If not, the cosmos is on your side to turn things around. The 14th and 15th look promising, as does the Venus-Jupiter conjunction of the 24th. The new Moon of November 26 is another spur to stay active. Your ruling planet, Mercury, is stuck in the mudflats of Scorpio, in your sixth house of work and good practice. Recent readjustments to your timetable are ongoing; use November to spruce up your infrastructure, tech and surroundings; you are looking for something Scandi- cool, case of clear of clutter, clear of mind.
Anything arty ticks the right boxes. Or feeling just plain stuck? Your horoscope gives you good reason for both emotions.
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The new Moon your governor of October 28 promises a lively month when you can feel at ease with yourself and your social circle, the latter in a state of happy flux as new contacts breeze along. Scorpio being a fellow water sign, and planets there nodding to distant Neptune in the third water sign, Pisces, spells dynamism. Scorpio birthday parties call for your attendance. There are, of course, catches. Personal affairs and private business initiatives look more fruitful than official business.
Many Cancerians have the dread duo of Saturn and Pluto in opposition, meaning the status quo at work is indifferent to your fate or actively blocking your progress. This too shall pass; brings a fresh perspective on seemingly intractable issues. Matters perk up once Mercury straightens out and Mars arrives in Scorpio to rock the party any party you can find will do.
If you are in the dating game the stretch to new year puts you on the front foot, the hunter if you like. After , the next member occurs on Jul 13 and passes through Australia and New Zealand. On Jul 24, the series returns to the African continent producing a path through South Africa. The duration of totality drops as Saros continues to produce total eclipses during the 21st century. The last total eclipse of the series occurs on Aug 15 and lasts a maximum of 1 minute 38 seconds.
The final 20 eclipses of the series are all partial events in the polar regions of the Southern Hemisphere. The family terminates with the partial eclipse of Feb Click for detailed diagram Partial Lunar Eclipse of July It takes place 4. At the instant of greatest eclipse UT1 the Moon lies near the zenith from a location in South Africa.
The event is well placed for observers in Europe, Africa, and South Asia. None of the eclipse will be visible from North America. South America will see later stages of the eclipse, which begins before the Moon rises. Table 5 lists predicted umbral immersion and emersion times for 25 well-defined lunar craters. The July 16 eclipse is the 21st eclipse of Saros This series began on Dec 09 and is composed of 79 lunar eclipses in the following sequence: 16 penumbral, 7 partial, 27 total, 8 partial, and 21 penumbral eclipses Espenak and Meeus, a.
The first total eclipse is on Aug 17 and the final eclipse of the series is on Apr Click for detailed diagram Annular Solar Eclipse of December The last eclipse of the year is the third solar eclipse.
A partial eclipse is visible from a much larger region covering much of Asia, northeast Africa, Oceana and western Australia Figure 6. The path width is kilometers and the duration of annularity is 2 minutes 59 seconds.
Although Bahrain lies just outside the path, the southern half of Qatar is within the path of annularity. Continuing to the southeast, the path crosses the southern United Arab Emirates and northern Oman before entering the Arabian Sea. The antumbral shadow reaches the southwest coast of the Indian subcontinent at UT1. Traveling with a ground speed of about 1. It sweeps over northern Sri Lanka before heading into the Bay of Bengal.