“The solar eclipse which will take place on the date, will be when both the sun and the new moon are in Libra. Balance, equality and loving love are central themes to the sign of Libra, and very important for creating a married life that can last the distance.
“The annular eclipse, which is like a total eclipse, but when you can still see the sun's light around the dark centre, makes this date unique, as an eclipse like this only comes around once every year or two.”
“Many of us have heard of Mercury in retrograde. This is when Mercury, planet of communication, appears to be going backwards in the sky, which spells bad news for communication. As it happens, all planets can do that, and this can cause havoc in the heavens.
“A full moon is always a very blessed time of the month. This full moon on February 5, there are no retrogrades in the zodiac chart. It's the first time we've had a full moon with all the planets going direct - since Easter of 2022!”
“For those who are looking for the full works - lots of babies, chickens and an AGA, for those people exactly, the Cancer new moon was created. Cancer is a sign that loves the whole idea of the hearth.
“A central fire that never goes out, a sacred homeliness which centres life around the living room, and keeps family and emotions as a focus. During the Cancer new moon, the sun is also inevitably in cancer, which doubles up on the devoted, loving connection for the couple.
“This wedding date isn't about the wedding day, it's about the long marriage that follows.”