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You are now in the highest tower of the castle. It is up here where the Taldish Observatory resides. The whole place
is cared for by Andrew Arostrod, our astronomer and astrologist. He can be found either with an eye in the telescope
or pouring over star charts. It is usually cold up here but Arostrod seems indifferent. You can find interesting tid bits of
useful information here, such as the phase of the moon and when Mercury is going retrograde. Useful information for
witches. Arostrod is from the Czech Republic and an expert on glass and lenses. He also makes a wonderful
tripe soup.


The next full moon will be March 1st at 6:51 P.M.

Sun enters Pisces on February 18th at 11:18 A.M.

No planets are currently retrograde
Please note that times are in Central Standard Time. Be aware that Taldish Castle does not recognize Daylight Saving Time. If you do you Must add an hour to "spring ahead".
Taldish Castle lives by the sun, not the clock. In fact our clock happens to be a sundial.

Moon Signs for February 2018

1st - Virgo @ 1:13 A.M.
3rd- Libra @ 3:47 P.M.
5th - Scorpio @ 9:56 P.M.
8thSagittarius @ 7:53 A.M.
10th- Capricorn @ 8:21 P.M.
13thAquarius @ 9:11 A.M.
15th - Pisces @ 8:42 P.M.
18th- Aries @ 6:05 A.M.
20th - Taurus @ 1:12 P.M.
22nd- Gemini @ 6:07 P.M.
24th- Crab @ 9:06 P.M.
26th - Leo @ 10:42 P.M.

28th - Virgo @ 11:57 P.M.
1st - Virgo Full Moon @ 5:31 P.M.
Moon Void of Course Times for February 2018

1st -  4:59 A.M.  to  1:33 P.M.
- 1:07 A.M.  to  3:47 P.M.

5th - 12:46 P.M. to 9:56 P.M.
8th - 1:16 A.M. to 8:53 A.M.
10th - 10:38 A.M. to 8:021 P.M.
12th - 11:43 P.M. to 9:11 A.M. on the 13th
13th - 3:05 P.M. to 8:42 P.M.
17th - 4:14 P.M. to 6:05 A.M. on the 18th
20th - 5:11 A.M to 1:12 P.M.
22nd - 5:46 A.M. to 6:07 P.M.
24th - 1:58 P.M. to 9:06 P.M.

26th - 3:51 P.M. to 10:42 P.M.
28th - 5:13 P.M. to 11:57 P.M.
New Moon is on 17 February. Dark Moon runs from 14 February through 16 February.
Note that the official new moon is on the 15th of February. however Arostrod says that the real new moon is when it first appears in the sky as a waxing
sliver.  The nights proceeding this are the dark nights and they are the best time to explore dreams and search for the things you wish to manifest.
At Taldish Castle we celebrate a dark esbat as well as a full moon esbat.

Full moon will rise at 6:45 P.M.
Full moon will set at 8:32 A.M.