Astrology for Month Ahead February 2021- Sun Sign Update

by Agent 300 Rose Marcus

March 13: New Moon in Pisces, 2:21 am (23:03 Pisces)

March 28: Full Moon in Libra, 11:48 am (8:18 Libra)

March   3: Mars enters Gemini (7:20 am)

March   7: Pallas Athene enters Pisces (1:05 pm)

March 15: Mercury enters Pisces (3:26 pm)

March 20: Spring Equinox: Sun enters Aries: (2:37 am)

March 21: Venus enters Aries (7:16 am)

**Please note all times listed are PST, please check your local time

Dates to watch: March 3 – 5, 10, 11, 13, 15, 20, 21, 28 – 30

Time is flying! March is here already. Can you believe it?

Ceres, a seeding archetype, entered Aries on February 20 (the same day Mercury finished retrograde). Continuing in this sign until May 8. There’s plenty of fresh potential on the horizon, especially in the last 10 days of the month.

Mars enters Gemini on March 3. Extending to April 23, one way or another watch for this energizing and mobilizing Mars transit to get you/get it moving.  On March 4, Mercury in Aquarius forms a conjunction with Jupiter. This pairing moves us past a recent extension period (holding pattern or riding it out time) and begins a next phase. In combination, Mars and Mercury/Jupiter puts more of everything into action and onto an upswing. Covid-19 restrictions continue to lift, more vaccines will reach more people, more dollars will change hands, more students will return to classrooms, and more people will get out and about. Having said that, the threat of a next pandemic wave is still within scope. Please continue to protect yourself against exposure.

Venus opens the month at the start of a three-week tour of Pisces.  The sun in Pisces aligns with Neptune on March 10 and Venus aligns with Neptune on the new moon in Pisces on Mach 13.  The days before a new moon are often quiet. Noting the high concentration in Pisces, this can certainly be the case. On the other hand, March 9 to 13 is infused with more than average potential. Inspirations of the moments can lead you someplace good. Use these few days to dive into creative projects, to search for better prospects, to launch marketing campaigns. Open your heart, feel your way along. These few days are also good for spiritual replenishment. Don’t hesitate to take time out for yourself, to rest, heal, and/or regroup.

After an extended tour of Aquarius (two months), Mercury is finally moving on. March 15 to April 3, Mercury tours Pisces. While transits through Pisces can make for a smoother pace or easier go, they also keep uncertainty going.  Creative undertakings, going with the flow, and staying open-ended is the best way to use this transit.

The last ten days of the month set an optimal backdrop for making significant progress and for heading onto a fresh page. The sun’s entrance into Aries (the spring equinox) happens on March 20 (2:37 am PST). Venus enters Aries on March 21. Mars trine Saturn on this same day. You can feel that things are starting to shape up, to make more sense, to show more promise, to fall into place. The sun forms a superior conjunction with Venus on March 25. The duo travel together from March 25 to the full moon in Libra on March 28. An illuminating, consciousness raising pairing, Sun/Venus can light a fresh spark on something lucrative and worthwhile. Fertility prospects are heightened. It is an auspicious time to start something new. The full moon in Libra is engaged not only by (and opposition to the triple conjunction of) Sun/Venus and Chiron in Aries, but also by trines to Mars in Gemini and Saturn in Aquarius. What does it all mean? The full moon sets a backdrop for a twist of fate or the destined to be, something illuminating, lucrative, exceptional, something sudden, instantaneous, or life altering. For some, this full moon can trigger a once in a lifetime experience. A relationship can end or begin. Of course, how you personally experience the workings of this full moon will depend on what contact it is making to your natal chart. It may or may not turn up the intensity dial for you, but suffice to know, the end of March holds great opportunity for the brave of heart.

ARIES March 19/20 – April 19
Want to get something new off the ground? Ceres, goddess of the grain and the harvest, is at the start of a ten-week tour of Aries. A welcome addition to the upcoming spring season, Ceres infuses a stronger, more vital life force into the next two-plus months. In other words, you are at the start of an opportune seeding time.

Entering Gemini on March 3, Mars is also on a mobilizing track. This transit fuels you with fresh “get up and go”. Even so, there’s still so much that’s up in the air. In the moment is the best way to play it while Mercury continues through Aquarius (to March 15). Watch for the action to stay lively, for your days to stay full to the brim. Mercury is on an escalation and/or liberating track with Jupiter through the first week of March (at conjunction on March 4). Perhaps Covid-19 restrictions will lift. Mercury/Jupiter are informing, synchronistic, inspiring, and opportune. Watch for a message, a spark to light, a flash of added insight or clarity. Let intuition guide you. Don’t hesitate to act on an impulse. March 10 to 15, relax into it, go with the flow, relinquish expectations, simplify, clear your clutter. Inspiration comes of its own accord. Put your attention toward the creative end of things.

March 20 to 25 can see you hit a faster track where it does you great good. Birthday month starts on March 20, the Spring Equinox. Venus begins a short stint through Aries on March 21. Mars is in action with Saturn (trine, March 21) and Mercury (square, March 23). Mercury in action with the karmic axis and Venus at superior conjunction with the sun marks March 23 – 25 as a threshold crossing or decision-making time. The influence of Venus/sun is illuminating, potent, fertile, and karmic in nature. Travelling together between March 25 to the full moon in Libra on 28, This Venus/sun transit also launches a next nine month manifesting phase regarding a relationship development or money matters.

The full moon in Libra on March 28 features your social world, a key relationship, legal matter, or finances. Things can flip one extreme to another. In addition to the sun, the moon forms oppositions to Chiron, Venus, Ceres, and Eris in Aries. Trines to Mars, the north node and Saturn suggest there’s great opportunity to make significant headway. You can feel a sense of fate or destiny at the steering wheel. (Read the last paragraph of the intro for more on the full moon potential.)

TAURUS April 19 – May 20

Despite the ongoing uncertainty, Venus and the sun in Pisces can smooth out some of the tension or rough edges, at least to some extent. Even so, watch for Mercury, continuing in Aquarius through March 15, to keep the action on a lively and/or escalation track, especially so March 3 to 5.

If you hit a plateau, it will not be for long. Mars in Gemini starting March 3, sets wheels into motion. You’ll gain the best traction out of Mars in the last ten days of the month, but that’s no reason to put anything on hold. Submerge yourself right where you are and make full use out of each day’s opportunity. March 7 to 18 sets a good creative backdrop. (March 10, it comes easily, things can fall into place quite well. You can coast if you want to, but don’t overlook the important stuff.)

The sun enters Aries on March 20, Venus enters Aries on March 21. Supplying you with fresh fuel, they can set you onto a new track, especially regarding health upgrades, the search for a better paycheck or more personal fulfillment, and other good for you stuff.

March 28, the full moon in Libra can put you in the know, bring the imbalances to a head and/or jettison you to a next level. An air clearing or change of scenery feels good. No matter how it plays out to begin with, the full moon sets the stage for improvement. Watch for things to fall into place and to work out for the best. March 25 to 28 holds especially lucrative potential.

GEMINI May 20 – June 20

Starting March 3, Mars begins a seven-week tour through Gemini. In general, you should feel that you can pick up better speed. It’s a good transit for resuming your fitness regime or studies, and for moving forward with projects and plans that may have slowed or stalled in recent times. This Mars transit also enhances instincts and intuition, so by all means, listen up!

While the sun and Venus in Pisces keep uncertainty going strong through the better portion of the month, they also stir lucrative potentials. Mercury tenants Aquarius to March 15, then Pisces through April 3. The best you can do is take it day by day and make the most of opportunity as the moment presents itself.  (March 3, 4, and 10 are good for doing exactly that.)

You’ll pick up a better momentum in the second half of the month thanks to the sun (March 20) and Venus (March 21) in Aries. Ceres in Aries (to May 7) also gives you something new to aim for.

The full moon in Libra on March 28 could dish up something new, unexpected, and lucrative. Someone you love, trust, admire, or meet could be instrumental in getting the ball rolling. With Chiron in the mix, you could feel a strong sense of fate or destiny in play.

CANCER June 20 – July 22

While uncertainty continues to be a major facet of daily life, March opens with the sun and Venus in Pisces making it just a little easier for you to let go of expectations and to accept what is. March 3, Mars begins a seven-week tour of Gemini. This transit can present more viable options and prospects. Operating from a behind the scenes position, it also calls for a shift of attitude and/or for added flexibility regarding the search for better prospects (i.e. the job search, the financial chase, health upgrades, and personal fulfillment). Mars picks up a better wind later in the month.

March 4, Mercury/Jupiter can stimulate something fresh. The duo sets bigger wheels in motion. The week preceding the new moon in Pisces on March 13 are infused with good creative potential. Put inspiration into action and see where it takes you. On the other hand, it can be a good week to ease up or take time out. Noting that Neptune is in the mix, time could slip by or simply evaporate. Also, it is a week to stay vigilant Covid-19 exposure.

Mercury leaves Aquarius for Pisces on March 15. Come the weekend both the sun (March 20) and Venus (March 21) exit Pisces for Aries. One way or another, all three keep you working your way through the task at hand. You may not be able see what lies on the road ahead but know all three will continue to supply you with a steady infusion of great creative fuel. Where there is a will, there will be a way.

The full moon in Libra on March 28 can be a money maker or cash it in time. It can bring matters to a head, i.e.: finances and banking, contracts (professional, real estate, marriage, etc.), personal and professional relationships, career, and reputation. On the one hand, there can be something difficult to get through, but once it is dealt with, you be onto a much better track. On the other hand, the Libra full moon can be opportune for refinancing, cutting yourself loose or taking on something fresh.

LEO July 22 – August 22

You’ll pick up a fresh wind in this first week of the month. As of March 3, Mars begins a seven-week tour of Gemini. On March 4, Mercury in Aquarius teams up with Jupiter (by conjunction). Along with Venus at the start of a 4-week transit through Pisces, and the sun enhancing potentials in the second week of March, it can be easy to get lost in your day or your inner process. Time can simply evaporate. Direct your attention toward creative projects, marketing upgrades, staying connected and informed.

Mercury leaves Aquarius for Pisces on March 15. This transit stirs potentials, but it also keeps you guessing. March 20, the sun enters Aries (yeah, it’s spring!), March 21 Venus enters Aries. It’s time to get out and about again. Hopefully Covid-19 restrictions will lift. Ceres in Aries (to May 8) also brings a fresh start feel.  These transits are great for exploring something new.

The full moon in Libra on March 28 could bring news, an answer or response.  Too, it could see progress on a contract or legal matter, see you make a significant purchase or a make an important decision regarding a relationship involvement or a financial matter. This full moon can set your future on the go in some lucrative or karmic/destined way.

VIRGO August 22 – September 22

As of March 3, Mars treks into Gemini. March 4, Mercury/Jupiter reach a finish line and a fresh page track. These transits move you past a recent challenge and onto a positive forward momentum.

Whether it is task oriented or your mind on overdrive, Mercury, continuing in Aquarius to mid month, keeps you especially busy on and off the job. While the lot of planets in Aquarius can keep a level of stress going strong (background or foreground), the sun and Venus in Pisces can make for easier going regarding relationships and social matters. The few days prior to the new moon in Pisces on March 13 are good for easing up and going with the flow. Use these few days for creative projects, marketing, personal respite, or spiritual replenishment. (March 10 to 13 are good for romantic interludes too.) Having said that, please make sure to put extra attention towards protecting yourself from Covid-19 exposure.

You are likely to feel a momentum shift as Mercury, the sun and Venus change signs within a few days of each other. Mercury moves into Pisces on March 15. The sun enters Aries on March 20 (Spring Equinox!) and Venus enters Aries on March 21. Ceres in Aries (through the start of May) also increases your ambition to get a better handle on finances, your health, and the rest of the important stuff. Motivation is on the ready dial up. An especially potent full moon in Libra happens on March 28. Featuring finances, a contract, a legal matter, a major purchase, an investment (heart or wallet), a significant other, a mentor, advisor, or messenger of note, this full moon could produce a lucrative or timely opportunity. You can feel a sense of fate or destiny in play. It is an excellent time for independence initiatives and to free yourself of a debt or difficult situation. Don’t hesitate to take yourself in new direction, to dive into something completely new. With Chiron in the mix, it can be a matter of giving up to gain. Something or someone new could burst onto the scene. Fertility prospects are up for some.

LIBRA September 22 to October 22

Mercury continues in Aquarius to mid month. On March 4, Mercury begins a new cycle with Jupiter. It is a significant pairing, as the duo are working to move a karmic circumstance to a next stage of development. Mars in Gemini (March 3 to April 23) is also a mobilizing influence. In combination, these transits help you to perceive, relate, and create through a new lens. It all adds up to progress.

March 9, 10 through the new moon in Pisces on March 13 sets a good backdrop for exploring potentials, creative enterprise, and for easing your way along. Mercury enters Pisces on March 15. Continue to protect your immune system and make sure to maintain a healthy balance between work and rest, between catering to others and gifting yourself.

The sun enters Aries on March 20 and Venus does the same on March 21. Both can put you back in action in some hit ground running way. The sun and Venus travel together from March 25 to their meet up with Chiron in Aries on the full moon in Libra of March 28. This full moon is laden with potential. It can jettison you to a next level up regarding finances, a key relationship, or a contract (karmic or actual). Things can fall into place with a feel of a natural next step and/or destined way. (I’ve covered the full moon in greater depth in the last paragraph of the month’s intro.)

SCORPIO October 22 to November 21

For the first half of the month, the sun and Venus tour Pisces. While there’s enough Aquarius energy to keep the stress or guesswork going, for the first half of the month the sun and Venus in Pisces making the going somewhat easier to handle. A combination of meetings by the sun, Venus, Neptune, and the new moon in Pisces set an opportune backdrop, especially for spending time on people who or projects that claim your heart.  March 10 to 13, the flow is good.

Mars tours Gemini from March 3 to April 23. It is a mobilizing influence for moving the conversation forward, for getting something off the ground or off your chest. The transit also provides fresh fuel to money matters, a job search, an important negotiation, an important purchase, contract, or legal undertaking, and to renovations or revisions (attitude or actual). Also, a key person (or two) can consume your attention. The pacing and progress of circumstances or involvement can be a matter of some off/on or back and forth.

Due to last month’s retrograde, Mercury has been on a longer stay in Aquarius. The transit has put an added spotlight on home and family matters. As of March 15, Mercury exits Aquarius for Pisces (to April 3). Hopefully the transit can bring you more peace of mind. It is a good transit for smoothing things over and for creative projects.

The sun enters Aries on March 20, Venus does the same on March 21. They maintain a conjunction aspect between March 25 to the full moon in Libra on March 28.  The last ten days of the month can speed up the action and keep you on a cut to the chase (emotionally, financially). The full moon can dish up something lucrative or unexpected. It could clue you into something you didn’t notice previously or have not been privy to. To the plus, it could help you to make a break-through or to find a better solution. (Read the last paragraph of the intro for more about the full moon prospects.)

SAGITTARIUS November 21 – December 21

Mars in Gemini (starting March 3) puts projects and relationship matters on the go in. This transit could set you onto a fresh start, a second round, or a next phase. March 4, Mercury/Jupiter are also on a next phase trajectory. While there’s still further to go, you could feel a sense of the brakes are finally come off. Perhaps we’ll see Covid-19 restrictions ease up.

March 10 (and the days around it) could spark a great idea, insight, conversation, luck, or opportunity. Follow instincts, intuition, and synchronicity and you’ll place yourself a good step ahead. Your creativity, stream of consciousness, showmanship, and sales skills are at peak. Sign up for a class. Check out something or someone new.

Mercury takes a quick trip through Pisces from March 15 to April 3. The transit can keep you deeply submerged in a thought process and/or in feeling your along.

There’s something about the start of spring that always feels rejuvenating. You’ll gain a boost from the sun (March 20) and Venus (March 21) in Aries. The full moon in Libra on March 28 can be propelling in some lucrative, liberating, fast track or fresh spark way.  In opposition to a triple conjunction of sun, Venus, and Chiron in Aries and at the same time forming wonderful alignments with Mars and Saturn (by trine), the full moon is laden with promise and potential. It could produce something exciting or exceptional. (Read the last paragraph of the month’s into for more thoughts on the full moon.)

CAPRICORN December 21 to January 20

Mars in Gemini, starting March 3, keeps you occupied with several things on the go at the same time. Put added flexibility into your plans or schedule and you should find you manage quite well. Use this transit to diversify more. Test out a new option or method. Enlist extra help, seek advice from more than one source. March 4, Mercury/Jupiter sets a good backdrop for tackling something fresh. Intuition and instincts serve you well.

Mercury continues in Aquarius to mid month. Noting Jupiter and Saturn also in Aquarius, no doubt the transits are keeping you busy. Each day calls for a significant investment. For the most part, the sun and Venus in Pisces keep it on a smooth roll in the first half of the month. In the moment is the best way to play it. While Covid-19 restrictions may lift, you are wise to continue to stay vigilant re guarding your health. March 10 to 13, inspirations come readily, potentials are on the upswing. March 10 good day for a heart to heart, for creative projects, romance, and/or for letting the day sweep you away.

Has your mind been doing over time? Mercury shifts into Pisces from March 15 to April 3. While Mercury on a sign change is good for easing up a little more, the advances of the sun (March 20) and Venus (March 21) into Aries put you and home matters into fresh drive. The last two weeks of the month are well set for tackling something new and/or for getting a jump start on your to-do list.

The weekend of March 28 can thrust you onto a fast track regarding a fresh start, a relationship home or financial matter. Relative to your personal or professional life, the full moon in Libra can set you up for something lucrative or catapulting, fulfilling, liberating or poignant. Perhaps there is a special event, a milestone or anniversary to celebrate, a new venture to launch, someone new to welcome. On the financial end, the full moon could produce a settlement, funding, real estate transaction, a major purchase or undertaking. It is an auspicious time to launch a new business or a new personal life trajectory.

AQUARIUS January 20 – February 18/19

No doubt, your days are full the brim. Mercury continues an extended tour of Aquarius to March 15. On March 4 Mercury teams up with Jupiter in Aquarius. This duo puts a strong wind under your sails. You can feel a sense of being at the start of so much more to come. (You are). It’s a trend setting combination. Catch the wave.

Mars tenants Gemini from March 3 to April 23. This mobilizing transit puts you on the go and loans you better speed regarding ideas, conversations, studies, plans, and projects. While Pisces influences (namely, the sun, Venus, Neptune and the new moon in Pisces on March 13) can keep you completely submerged, watch for the sun (March 20) and Venus (March 21) in Aries to help you to resurface. As the month advances, you’ll gain a better sense of how things are shaping up and what serves you best in terms of time, financial investment, and heart.

March 28 delivers a full moon in Libra forming a wonderful grand trine with Mars and Saturn. A triple conjunction of sun, Venus and Chiron in Aries are also in the mix. Watch for something lucrative, opportune, on the upswing, or destined to be. You could reach a personal, creative, relationship or financial breakthrough. Don’t hesitate to cut yourself loose or to dive into wholeheartedly.    

PISCES February 18/19 to March 19/20

Venus is freshly into Pisces at the start of March. You’ll gain the best both planets have to offer through the weekend of March 20/21 when both will exit Pisces for Aries. March 10 the sun conjuncts Neptune in Pisces while the moon forms conjunctions with Mercury and Jupiter in Aquarius. The day is infused with potential (March 4, and 9 to the new moon in Pisces on 13 are too). Let the inspiration of the moment guide you. Follow instinct and intuition. Creative projects, marketing or scouting missions hold good prospect.

Mercury tours Pisces from March 15 to April 3. On the heels of a new moon in your sign, this Mercury transit can feel replenishing. As the month progresses you should find yourself on the upswing.

Watch for things to fall into place, perhaps better than you anticipate at the end of the month. The full moon in Libra on March 28 forms a grand trine with Mars in Gemini and Saturn in Aquarius. Also drawing from a triple conjunction of sun, Venus, and Chiron in Aries, this full moon shows lucrative financial potential. It can bring good news, perhaps regarding someone you know, a legal matter, a contract, a speculative venture, educational opportunity, or a chance to publish, broadcast, exhibit, teach, or host. The full moon Venus and Chiron in Aries can set you free or fire up something new. (Fertility and romantic prospects are fired up for some.) You are likely to feel a strong sense of fate or destiny at play.

Agent 300 – Rose Marcus. Rose is an Evolutionary Astrologer and Clairvoyant based in Vancouver, Canada. She is a popular lecturer at conferences in Canada and the USA. Over the years, Rose has written for numerous publications and projects, including the daily forecast column for The Mountain Astrologer, 2007/2008. Her first book, “Insights into Evolutionary Astrologer” was published by Lewellyn Worldwide in 2010. The subject of her current book project is Chiron. In addition to producing in-depth articles, monthly forecasts, and podcasts for her website, she is published weekly by Vancouver’s premier entertainment newspaper, The Georgia Straight, which is also available on-line: www.straight.com/life/astrology.  On the last Wednesday of every month Rose discusses the transits for the month ahead on Guiding Stars Radio: www.healthlife.net. Visit Rose’s website for information on webinars and private readings: www.rosemarcus.com
Location: Vancouver, BC Website: www.rosemarcus.com
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