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Important Astrological Dates for 2016

All times are for the Eastern time zone. Daylight Savings Time is given where appropriate.

by Miriam Klamkin
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Solar Lunar Retrograde Other

Solar
Holiday
Date (m/d)
Time
Imbolc 2/4 4:46am
Spring Equinox 3/20 12:30am
Beltane 5/4 9:41pm
Summer Solstice 6/20 6:34pm
Lammas 8/6 9:52pm
Fall Equinox 9/22 10:21am
Samhain 11/6 6:47pm
Winter Solstice 12/21 5:44am
Lunar
Moon Phase
Date
Time
° Sign
New Moon 1/9 08:30 pm 19° Capricorn 13'
Full Moon 1/23 08:46 pm 03° Leo 29'
New Moon 2/8 09:39 am 19° Aquarius 16'
Full Moon 2/22 01:20 pm 03° Virgo 34'
New Moon* 3/8 08:54 pm 18° Pisces 56'
Full Moon* 3/23 08:01 am 03° Libra 17'
New Moon 4/7 07:24 am 18° Aries 04'
Full Moon 4/22 01:24 am 02° Scorpio 31'
New Moon 5/6 03:29 pm 16° Taurus 41'
Full Moon 5/21 05:14 pm 01° Sagittarius 14'
New Moon 6/4 11:00 pm 14° Gemini 53'
Full Moon 6/20 07:02 am 29° Sagittarius 33'
New Moon 7/4 07:01 am 12° Cancer 54'
Full Moon 7/19 06:57 pm 27° Capricorn 40'
New Moon 8/2 04:44 pm 10° Leo 58'
Full Moon* 8/18 05:27 am 25° Aquarius 52'
New Moon* 9/1 05:03 am 09° Virgo 21'
Full Moon* 9/16 03:05 pm 24° Pisces 20'
New Moon 9/30 08:11 pm 08° Libra 15'
Full Moon 10/16 12:23 am 23° Aries 14'
New Moon 10/30 01:38 pm 07° Scorpio 44'
Full Moon 11/14 08:52 am 22° Taurus 38'
New Moon 11/29 07:18 am 07° Sagittarius 43'
Full Moon 12/13 07:05 pm 22° Gemini 26'
New Moon 12/29 01:53 am 07° Capricorn 59'
* Eclipse  **No Blue Moon this year Back to top
Retrograde periods
Planet
Dates
Mercury

1/5 - 1/25
4/28 - 5/22
8/30 - 9/22

Venus no retrograde this year
Mars 4/17 - 6/29
Jupiter 1/7 - 5/9
Saturn 3/25 - 8/13
Uranus 7/29 - 12/29
Neptune 6/13 - 11/19
Pluto 4/18 - 9/26 Back to top
Other dates of interest
Aspect
Date
Jupiter trine Pluto 3/16
6/26
Jupiter square Saturn 3/23
5/26
Saturn square Neptune 6/17
9/10
Jupiter square Pluto 11/24
Saturn trine Uranus 12/24
Jupiter opposite Uranus 12/26

Miriam's Crash Course in Astrology Basics

Miriam Klamkin has over thirty years of experience in the field of astrology. Her astrological practice, Night Vision Astrology (link opens a new page), includes private consultations, chart services, classes, and workshops. She can be reached by phone at 978-376-9164, or via e-mail as miriam@nightvisionastrology.com.