Welcome The Dog Stars And Dog Days Of Summer!

SIRIUS SUMMER Dog Days Dog Stars
Photo by Mario Testino

 

The dog days of summer is a common expression, though not everyone knows where the saying originated. It is an astrological/astronomical reference to the fixed star Sirius, aka the “dog star” located in the Canis Major constellation. Sirius is a fixed star in the Western tropical zodiac sign of Cancer, and experiences its heliacal rising (aka becomes most visible on the eastern horizon just before sunrise) during Cancer season.

 

Many old farmers almanacs will list the dog days as being from July 3rd to August 11th, with Sirius making its big appearance around July 19th. However, the days leading up to Sirius’ heliacal rising were usually considered to be the sultriest. As Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky,

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Astro Space Weather: June 2017

Horoscope forecasts predictions June 2017

 

The month of June is one of the astrological bright spots of the year. For most of the month, Mercury will be in Gemini and Venus in Taurus – both planets in domicile or in the signs they govern. The planets of love and communication are at home!

 

This represents a clean sweep new feeling in areas of life where talking about things that matter are concerned. Connecting the dots in love and money matters should come easier.

 

Mars will also be in Cancer most of the month – a sign Mars is not particularly comfortable with. While some things will be appearing to run along smoothly, now and again expect sudden moodiness, passive aggressive behavior and shirking of responsibility.

 

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