Planets in signs and aspect the New Moon was exact, when the Sun and Moon aligned in the sign of New Moon in Sagittarius Chart: December 7, and then finishes up its transit from July 1 to December 17,
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- Astrology of Today – Monday, December 17th, 2018
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New ways of doing business, as well as making, viewing, and handling money are likely. Income and the energy we put into making money can be variable. The urge to start fresh, to break free from restrictive attitudes or circumstances, to totally redesign an area of our lives or even our personalities , and to gain freedom through independence is strong with Uranus in Aries. If a relationship becomes too settled or predictable, we may crave more intensity and catalytic experience. Jealousies, fears of betrayal, and power games are the shadow side of Venus in Scorpio.
We may easily become obsessed with a fear that our partners might be betraying us, or that they are not as consumed and dedicated to the relationship as us. This week: Venus forms a sextile to Saturn this week, strongest on Saturday, December 15th. Passion, jealousy, possession: these are the kinds of experiences that can flow from the intensity that courses through you at one level or another now — voracious. Venus contra-parallel Uranus December Questions of freedom, change, specialness, and experimentation are raised in our relationships. Venus sextile Saturn December Relationships are stabilized and steady, although feelings are expressed reservedly, formally, or sparingly.
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Astrology of Today – Monday, December 17th, 2018
Relationships begun under this influence possess a distinctly practical theme, almost as if the partnership is a business endeavor. Venus sesquiquadrate Chiron December Love cannot be forced. This is not a commitment-friendly transit, as we may feel alienated for no apparent reason and unwilling to give of ourselves. Venus trine Neptune December A magical, romantic time. The pleasures of life are experienced fully.
Romance is highly favored. We see the very best in people now, and this eases our interactions and takes the pressure off in personal relationships. Venus conjunct Ceres December New insights into relationships and love. Strong attractions. The Void of Course Moon is the period of time after the Moon has made its last aspect in one sign until the Moon enters a new sign. During Void of Course Moon periods, it is generally wise to stick to routine rather than to begin new projects.
Void of Course in Horary Astrology: If you were asking a question and making a chart for the answer, as you do in Horary astrology, it is said that since the Moon is not looking forward to any more aspects in this sign, you would have to say that the answer is not forthcoming; any questions asked at this time would not come to pass.
The following tables incorporate the modern planets, but some astrologers do not count Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in void Moon calculations. See Best Time to Start a Business for more details. See also: Astrology of Today — an overview of the day this takes you to my other site, Astrology Cafe. This Week in Astrology Calendar: December 9 to 15, Mercury trine Chiron. This is an excellent period for opening up communications with others, as we are more sensitive than usual and more willing to listen.
We can effectively use words to heal and comfort just now. We are also more open to new ways of looking at problems or at life in general. Mercury quincunx Uranus. It is difficult to get a point across without rubbing people the wrong way or misrepresenting ourselves. Uncertainty reigns today. Avoid making hasty decisions that you will later regret.
Uranus semi-square Neptune. Watch for impractical ventures and unusual tangents that may not last. See below for day-by-day forecasts and planets in signs. See also Transit to Transit aspects. See also: Astrology of Today — an overview of the day — Astrology Cafe. See also the new Astrology Trends Calendar that includes these daily trends overviews and other astrological events such as ingresses, stations, and lunations.
Chiron turns direct today after retrograde motion since July 5th, and we can experience some emotional vulnerability. These may not always be comfortable, but they serve to motivate us to take appropriate action. Mercury and Chiron formed a trine just three days ago while both Mercury and Chiron were retrograde, and they now connect again in direct motion, opening our minds to learning from one another.
We tend to focus on healing methods and holistic thinking. The Moon spends the day in Capricorn, and we can be more resolved, determined, and goal-oriented than usual. The Capricorn Moon hooks into the energy of the recent Mercury-Chiron trine, getting between it and effectively extending the open-mindedness vibe. The Aquarius Moon is forward-looking, progressive, and inventive.
Zodiac Signs Information
There is some tendency to be a little unsettled on a mental level, however, as Mercury and Uranus head towards a quincunx, exact tomorrow morning. The Moon spends the day in the sign of Aquarius, stimulating our progressive, inventive, and innovative side. The Aquarius Moon forms a sextile to Jupiter in Sagittarius, and our enthusiasm and idealism increase. Friends, community, groups, causes, and happiness goals can be in stronger focus now.
Mercury first moved into the sign of Sagittarius on October 31st, but then turned retrograde on November 16th and retreated into Scorpio on December 1st. Now in Sagittarius again, Mercury will continue here until January 4th. Mercury in Sagittarius is curious, questioning, and brave with our thoughts and ideas. Our thinking is forward, faithful, and optimistic.
Until the 24th, Mercury remains in its post-retrograde shadow, and we may be covering old ground. The Moon transits Aquarius all day, harmonizing with the Sun around midday, promoting cooperation and reconciliation. We are idealistic and broad-minded under this influence, enthusiastic about sharing ideas and visions with others. Its trine to Venus helps us bond with others through shared feelings and warm gestures and kindnesses.
With a Neptune-Ceres trine today, this is a time for enjoying emotional support to and from loved ones. We are more soft-hearted, ready to help, sympathize with, and give support to others. We find it easier to sense the feelings or needs of others, and with the Moon also in Pisces, our compassion is in full force now.
The Moon spends the day in the sign of Pisces, and we are more idealistic, spiritually aware, and sensitive. This morning, its alignment with Neptune tends to magnify Piscean qualities. A Uranus-Neptune semisquare, exact tomorrow morning, also comes into play, and there can be restless stirrings as we seek more meaning, excitement, or inspiration from our projects.
Uranus and Neptune form a semi-square this morning. While this aspect is in play, we seek inspiration, although we may feel restless if our dreams are no longer fulfilling us or keeping us hopeful. We become aware of the need for structure and planning ahead. We also instinctively are aware of the limitations of time.
We are motivated by a desire for success. Achievement and manifestation are most important to us now. We are resourceful and don't want to waste time, energy, or resources. This can be a very sober influence--even a depressing one. However, it can also be a productive time when we look reality in the eye. The Moon in Capricorn generally favors the following activities: Long-term activities that yield slow but steady results, practical undertakings, career issues, making a business plan, practical investments.
Attraction to all that is new and unusual, and an instinctive need for improvement, characterize the Moon in Aquarius. Reactions are more intellectual than emotional, and interactions are more impersonal than personal, under this influence. This is a time that promotes social gatherings, dealing with group ideals and goals for the future, brainstorming, new ideas, and progressive changes. We are open to new methods of doing things and we have our eye on the future. It can be hard to stick to schedules now, as personal freedom is most important to us. The Moon in Aquarius generally favors the following activities: Unusual or radical undertakings, social pursuits, group projects, trying something new, joining a group.
We may not want to face reality while the Moon is in dreamy, impressionable Pisces. It can be a wistful, sensitive, intuitive, and compassionate time. We are especially imaginative, and our intuition reigns under this influence. Boundaries and walls come down, as Pisces energy merges and blends. It's a time when details are overlooked and feelings defy description. The Moon in Pisces generally favors the following activities: Imaginative undertakings, mystical or spiritual pursuits, inner development, music and drama, going on a retreat, activities involving water.
We're motivated by a strong desire to start fresh. So this is an excellent time for making a fresh start, turning over a new leaf, or starting a new project. You can also question old habits, behaviors and beliefs as you search for new and inventive ways to make progress. The effects of the December 7 new moon will last four weeks up to the Solar Eclipse on 5 January The best time for making a fresh start and for beginning new projects is during the first two weeks of this new moon cycle.
Tempers are probably already frayed because the November 23 full moon was square Mars. Mars conjunct Neptune adds a sinister, underhand influence to the aggression, sexuality and nastiness of Mars in hard aspect. On top of all this, the new moon joins a star in Hercules Constellation which acts like Mars on steroids.
While this conjunction can make you feel romantic and sensual, the challenging aspect to the new moon means you will more likely feel paranoid and delusional.
If you are very sensitive and scare easily then you need to take precautions. Over idealization or gullibility would leave you open to deception, scandal or slander. Keep yourself grounded in the real world as much as possible. Your good intentions to help others could easily be taken advantage of. Some people might see your generosity as a weakness, and you could even subconsciously attract spiritual vampires.
Avoid negative environments where violence, crime and drugs are prevalent. Your body could be more susceptible to poisoning and infection. Use protection if sexually active. People in general are more likely to be sexually perverse and use trickery to get in your pants.
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New Moon square Mars can lead to tests of character from your competitors or enemies. Superiors, authorities and men in general may be looking to assert their power, leading to ego conflicts. Remember you may already be irritable and impatient because of the full moon two weeks ago that was also square Mars.
So you are more likely to react to any provocation or threats with aggression, nastiness or revenge. Not only people, but challenging events may force you to defend your goals or desires. A defensive position is best. New Moon December is likely to cause a buildup of anger, resentment or sexual frustration. Such potentially destructive energies need to be channeled constructively so they do not result in conflict, accidents, muscle pain or exhaustion.
Working on a pet project you are passionate about is another good idea but is probably best done alone. Events or other people can cause confusion and disappointment, forcing you to battle against the odds. The December 7 new moon has the potential to make you feel insecure, guilty and apologetic. Seeing only the best in people increases the chance of becoming disillusioned or worse. To counter the deceptive influence of this new moon you must be above-board in all of your dealings.
This is not the best time for high stress competitive things like business dealings or negotiations. Predators will easily hone in on your soft side and you could be at greater risk of being taken advantage of. Hypochondria is another issue you may have to deal with. Problems might be difficult to diagnose or there may be a misdiagnosis. You will also be more sensitive to drugs and alcohol, especially if you already have mental health issues such as paranoia or depression. Personal relationships may be subject to dishonesty and deception.
Secrets will be harder to keep and harder to uncover. In hard aspect, it causes much irritation, especially in relationships with women. Ras Algethi corresponds to boldness and a drive to gain power. Constellation Hercules is said to give strength of character, tenacity and fixity of purpose, an ardent nature and dangerous passions. Mars in almost exact conjunction to Neptune is the main influence on the December 7 new moon. It is a sinister influence because it is square the new moon. Major themes of new moon December will be anger, fear, deception, confusion, treachery, scandal, revenge, immorality and perversion.
Fixed star Ras Algethi joins the new moon to cause irritation from women and a ruthless drive to gain power. The keys to avoiding loss, suffering and disappointment are honesty and integrity. The actions of others are likely to make you angry, mean and vengeful. The best option would be to ignore any provocation. If you must react then do so in a straight forward, direct and honest way. In particular, the new moon square Mars Neptune increases the risk of being deceived by fraudsters, charlatans, cult leaders and sexual predators.
Beware of charismatic people claiming to have the answers to your problems. Sexual abuse by priests is likely to make the news yet again. However, new moon December will stimulate your creativity and imagination. So this a good moon phase for art, music, sculpture, dance and drama. Entertainment, charity work and fighting for social causes are excellent ways to use this ethereal energy safely. The December new moon is the last new moon in the current eclipse phase which began with the July Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse. It is a good time to look back over the last five months to check how well you have progressed with your personal goals.
If this new moon is exact on the 4th squaring Neptune and mars on the 7th any idea how this could play out Appreciate it:. I do pay a lot of attention to the cardinal points Eli. I have started writing transits for Sun and Moon to the cardinal points to be used for moon phases.
So you could read Moon opposite Midheaven transit. Then Moon square Neptune transit.
This new moon will activate Neptune square Midheaven in your chart which is the most important thing to research. It sounds like you will be spending your energy on your partner but having to deal with suspicions from your parents or workmates. Thanks Jamie, My birthday was 13th July! His Pluto is 21 Cancer on my Sun!! Will Saturn and Pluto conjunction finally shuffle a few more than usual from the Planet so the younger generations can at last get a foot hold and move up?. I would be grateful to know. If you have time Jamie and are you feeling ok at the moment.?