There are plenty of February astrology events that we're excited about this year: a creative full moon, the dreamy Pisces season and so on.
And, if you've read your February 2023 horoscope, you know that we're in for a "promising" month ahead. According to our in-house astrologer, the next 29 days "come packed with opportunities to make stuff happen."
February astrology events in 2023
Curious what's ahead? Grab those 2023 planners and start jotting down some notes: there are plenty of transits to look forward to this month.
1. The Full Moon (Snow Moon)
- When: February 5, 2023
The next full moon is worthy of praise. Thanks to the Leo energy, we'll feel bold, creative and brave. Prepare to take on a passion project and enjoy that main character energy. (You know your inner Leo would expect nothing less.)
"You can expect to be riding a natural high over the full moon as, for most, life will feel effortless but still exciting and fun," says astrologer Patrick Price. However, the stars' positions also mean there could be some hurdles to face, mainly around keeping an open mind."
Patrick is Nebula: Horoscope and Astrology App’s expert specializing in tarot, angel readings and Western astrology. Patrick is a queer man who comes from a gypsy family. Tarot is deeply rooted in his family’s culture. He’s been doing tarot for the past eight years and astrological readings for the last three years. Patrick specializes in coaching through starts and finding purpose in life. You can always connect with him in Nebula.
2. Venus in Pisces Conjuncts Neptune in Pisces
- When: February 15, 2023
When the planet of love enters the dreamy Pisces, romance and creativity abound. Take advantage of the dreamy feels!
3. Aquarius Season
- When: January 20 to February 18, 2023
"Aquarians are the ultimate forward-thinking dreamers and doers," says astrologer Michelle Bell, founder of Cosmic Fusion. "They’re quirky and eccentric and aren’t afraid to be themselves. Because Aquarius season also falls in the first month of the new year, it encourages people to embrace change and new beginnings."
Michelle is an astrologer and the founder of Cosmic Fusion. It is the unique synchronization of the Western and Chinese Zodiac. The app, which is available on Apple and Android combines a person's Western Zodiac sign, Chinese element and Chinese animal to "create an incredibly unique character profile description of your personality."
4. Pisces Season
- When: February 19 to March 20, 2023
Who doesn't love the dreamy Pisces season? Just make sure to remove those rose-colored glasses every once in a while.
"You can get lost in those daydreams, but you can also use it to bring those manifestations to life as well. It can be a really great sign and season to picture what could be," astrologer Liz Simmons says of Pisces season.
Liz Simmons is a freelance writer, astrologer, and tarot reader based in Salem, MA. She views astrology and tarot as another tool in our arsenal to understand the cosmic interplay in our lives. Currently, Liz contributes astrological articles and horoscopes to StyleCaster, POPSUGAR and Astrology.com. She is also the resident astrologer at ASCEND Get Lifted. Check out Liz’s Instagram @the__crone and her website, the-crone.com.
5. The New Moon
- When: February 20, 2023
The next new moon will be a bit of a different energy thanks to its movement through Pisces. In order to properly prepare for the lunar phase, Price suggests being mindful of its approach during the February full moon.
"Write your list of things to let go of and finalize it by setting some positive intentions for the New Moon in Pisces," he says.
6. No Retrogrades
What planet is in retrograde? Oh, none of them! Enjoy smooth sailing until Mercury retrograde 2023 gears up for its second of four rounds beginning in April. But don't worry, it will not be as stressful as 2022, as Mercury will travel through one sign versus two. Use Mercury retrograde as an opportunity.
"[It] offers us the ability to see ourselves," Price says. "It can lead to great self-awareness allowing you to make positive changes where they may need to happen."
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Before her time at Future, Danielle was the editor of Time Out New York Kids, where she got to experience the best of the city from the point of view of its littlest residents. Before that, she was a news editor at Elite Daily. Her work has also appeared in Domino, Chowhound, and amNewYork, to name a few.
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