2022 June – Gemini season and Saturn retrograde

Sunrise on June 1, 2022. Saturn leads the morning procession followed by Jupiter, Mars, Venus, and Mercury. (Chart created via astro.com)

Saturn turns retrograde early this month and Mercury turns direct. Both Mercury and Venus transiting Gemini and in a sextile aspect to the greater benefic Jupiter make this a very social month.

2022 May – Jupiter Aries ingress and a lunar eclipse

Sunrise in New York, May 5, 2022. Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus are clearly visible before sunrise. A Mercury retrograde features this month (Chart created at astro.com)

Jupiter ingresses into Aries in May, setting up a generosity with Mars in Pisces that leads to the ominous May 16 total lunar eclipse along with a retrograde Mercury.

2022 April – Jupiter heliacal rising and a Solar eclipse

Sunrise in New York, 1 April 2022. Mars, Saturn and Venus are clearly visible before sunrise. Jupiter makes his helical rising this month. (chart created at astro.com)

Jupiter makes his first appearance in the eastern sky in April and, with Venus also in Pisces, compassion and sensitivity are heightened this month. At the end of the month, we see the bound of Mercury/Taurus activated by the year’s first solar eclipse.

2022 March – Saturn heliacal rising

Sunrise on 1st March 2022, New York (astrology chart created at astro.com)

After disappearing below the horizon for six weeks, Saturn will make a heliacal rising early this month in the sign of Aquarius. Read on to learn all the major action happening in the March skies.

Leonardo da Vinci Rectification

Rectified birth chart of Leonardo da Vinci. April 14, 1452 JC, 9:32:06 p.m. Ascendant 5SAG4'55"

Mounting the copper orb on Florence Cathedral’s dome, a sodomy charge and a letter from Milan’s ambassador help to ascertain Leonardo da Vinci’s exact birth time.

The First House

The horoscope marks the eastern horizon where the powerful sun is reborn everyday.

As the house on the eastern horizon, the first house concerns the vitality and primary motivations of the native, with planets in the first house, the houses they rule, and the placement of the ruler of the first house unlocking everything from a native’s physical characteristics to the expression of their talents.