The summer solstice occurs on the 21th of June, when the Sun enters Cancer. On the Northern hemisphere this marks the beginning of the summer. Solstices and equinoxes were celebrated in all of the Ancient cultures of the world, as they are important turning points of the year. They also have an Astrological significance, the summer solstice chart gives an insight in the opportunities, challenges and tasks of the period up to the Autumn Equinox.
The Gemini new moon of the 3rd of June, occurred on the 12°31′ marks a period of transition, centered around the specialties of the sign: gathering, exchanging, categorizing information. It also activates the mutable T-squares of June, so during the 28 days of the current lunation there are a lot of promises, choice points and crossroads. However circumstances are so changeable, that makes hard to make decisions. Making a difference between real opportunities and mirages is also a challenge.