Innovative ways to make ourselves comfortable emerge. There can be abrupt changes with money, valuables, possessions, and income that lead to a reshuffling of priorities or values. Income might come from non-traditional sources or ventures. 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.
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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. Venus aligns with Ceres in the sign of Scorpio and harmonizes with Pluto on Wednesday through Friday. Our attachments are pronounced now, and we may seek out deeper, richer contact.
There could be a stronger sense that we must let something go in order to move forward. Venus, the Goddess of Love: Highlights in the Coming Week: 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. We are more concerned with harmonizing than usual and we tend to be agreeable and cooperative.
We could feel lucky in love, and we could meet someone who is good for us. Fortunate connections might be made now. Feelings of isolation, of not getting what we really want, and of not being loved the way we want to be loved can get in the way of pleasant relations with our partners.
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. Void-of-course Moon on Monday, December 24th, from 9: See Best Time to Start a Business for more details.
Oct 31, Astrology of Today — an overview of the day this takes you to my other site, Astrology Cafe. We can have flashes of insight, but tend to be scatterbrained. Our minds are not peaceful or harmonious under this influence, and irritable tempers, sarcastic speech, and dogmatism are negative expressions of this energy.
However, fresh and creative ideas may come to us now. We find it hard to follow facts, directions, and instructions. Difficulties concentrating on hard, cold facts are likely; and we may question facts altogether or avoid being pinned down for answers. This is a bad time for signing on the dotted line. Perceptions are confused, unrealistic, or too idealistic to carry weight in the real world.
Conversations may be vague. If we seize the opportunity, this is a good time for both finances and relationships. The feelings are impassioned, but not in an offensive or unpleasant way. We are focused and confident, and we appreciate depth of feeling and authenticity in our dealings with others.
We may have the opportunity to take the lead, or to take action, regarding matters that lead to healing, cleansing, or teaching now. This can be a time of a release of suppressed energies. We can feel a sense of mission. There is likely to be a feeling of fearlessness when it comes to addressing problem areas, and self-confidence as well.
There is a drive to take positive action, usually to defend or help others or ourselves. See below for day-by-day forecasts and planets in signs. See also Transit to Transit aspects.
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The Moon spends the day in nourishing, receptive Cancer, and we can be quite nostalgic, rooted, and domestic.
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The Moon opposes Saturn and Pluto, and we may be frustrated by the little things that seem to go wrong or that pull us out of our shells or comfort zones. We can feel some tension due to our drives to perform or the demands of our responsibilities.
The Cancer Moon seeks familiarity, but events, people, and circumstances seem to demand otherwise. Even so, we can readily adapt and turn tensions into winning situations now as the Moon harmonizes with Neptune and Venus and a Pluto-Juno trine point to an excellent time for sharing power effectively in our relationships, as well as for enjoying increased commitment and intensity or passion.
A Mercury-Uranus aspect in force today can point to difficulties following a schedule. This is a scatterbrain aspect — we might have original ideas but difficulty conveying them or making them work just for now.
As well today, Mercury forms a square to Neptune, and we can find it challenging to follow or clearly communicate facts, directions, and instructions. Perceptions may be confused or too idealistic, influenced strongly by wishful thinking and imagination. We may be dealing with deception or self-deception, and it can be difficult to be discriminating.
Our minds open to many different possibilities and options, however. We can feel inspired, or we might be thinking in imaginative or possibly impractical ways. The Moon is void from 9: The Moon spends the day in the sign of Leo.
Warmth, generosity, pride, and a sense for the dramatic are hallmarks of a Leo Moon. Creativity blossoms and we take pride in our accomplishments. Satisfaction comes from positive feedback from others.
The Leo Moon is devoted, affectionate, and generous. The Moon continues its transit of Leo until The Moon in Virgo harmonizes with the Capricorn Sun tonight, encouraging cooperation and focus.
We can feel pleasantly motivated to take care of business, to get organized, or to attend to important details. We might watch for pushing an issue too far now. The Moon is void from We crave organization and want to get things accomplished.
This Moon transit encourages our desire to learn, acquire skills, excel at our work, pay particular attention to health, and help others. With Venus sextile Pluto, our feelings are intense, and we appreciate depth of emotion and authenticity in our dealings with others.
This can be a good time for doing what we love, following our passions, or pursuing a pleasure more heartily than usual. There is a drive to take decisive action, possibly to defend or help others or to better ourselves. Forgiveness can be very much a part of all of this as a way to heal and move forward. The Moon spends the day in the sign of compromising Libra.
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The restlessness of the Gemini Moon gives way to an instinctive need for peace and quiet. A feeling of belonging and safety is what motivates us under this influence. The Moon feels right at home in the sign of Cancer, as it rules the sign.
This Moon position has much healing potential. Although insular by nature, our feelings run deep, making it an ideal time to get in touch with what motivates us. The Moon in Cancer generally favors the following activities: Domestic activities, those that involve awareness of personal needs.
Home decor, family get-togethers. The Moon in Leo speaks to our "inner child".
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It's a warm, generous, whole-heartedly loving position. Pride keeps us from pettiness, but it can also prevent us from opening up and revealing how we are truly feeling. We are on stage, our feelings are grand, and we appreciate some drama in our lives. We are easily threatened by anything that seems to be impersonal.
This is a time when we seek attention--when we want to stand out for our special qualities. It's a strong time for romance and any creative activity as well.
The shower runs annually from April It peaks this year on the night of the night of the 22nd and morning of the 23rd. These meteors can sometimes produce bright dust trails that last for several seconds.
The waning gibbous moon will block out many of the fainter meteors this year, but if you are patient you should still be able to catch a few of the brightest ones. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Lyra, but can appear anywhere in the sky. May 4 - New Moon.
May 6, 7 - Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower. The Eta Aquarids is an above average shower, capable of producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak.
Most of the activity is seen in the Southern Hemisphere. In the Northern Hemisphere, the rate can reach about 30 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust particles left behind by comet Halley, which has known and observed since ancient times. The shower runs annually from April 19 to May It peaks this year on the night of May 6 and the morning of the May 7.
The thin crescent moon will set early in the evening leaving dark skies for what should be a good show. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Aquarius, but can appear anywhere in the sky. May 18 - Full Moon, Blue Moon. This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Flower Moon because this was the time of year when spring flowers appeared in abundance.
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Since this is the third of four full moons in this season, it is known as a blue moon. But since full moons occur every The extra full moon of the season is known as a blue moon. Blue moons occur on average once every 2.
June 3 - New Moon. June 10 - Jupiter at Opposition. The giant planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time of the year and will be visible all night long. This is the best time to view and photograph Jupiter and its moons. A medium-sized telescope should be able to show you some of the details in Jupiter's cloud bands.
A good pair of binoculars should allow you to see Jupiter's four largest moons, appearing as bright dots on either side of the planet. June 17 - Full Moon.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Strawberry Moon because it signaled the time of year to gather ripening fruit. It also coincides with the peak of the strawberry harvesting season.
June 21 - June Solstice. The June solstice occurs at The North Pole of the earth will be tilted toward the Sun, which will have reached its northernmost position in the sky and will be directly over the Tropic of Cancer at This is the first day of summer summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of winter winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.
June 23 - Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation. July 2 - New Moon. July 2 - Total Solar Eclipse.
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A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon completely blocks the Sun, revealing the Sun's beautiful outer atmosphere known as the corona. The path of totality will only be visible in parts of the southern pacific Ocean, central Chile, and central Argentina.
A partial eclipse will be visible in most parts of the southern Pacific Ocean and western South America. July 9 - Saturn at Opposition. The ringed planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun.
This is the best time to view and photograph Saturn and its moons. A medium-sized or larger telescope will allow you to see Saturn's rings and a few of its brightest moons.
July 16 - Full Moon. This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Buck Moon because the male buck deer would begin to grow their new antlers at this time of year. July 16 - Partial Lunar Eclipse.
A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth's partial shadow, or penumbra, and only a portion of it passes through the darkest shadow, or umbra.
During this type of eclipse a part of the Moon will darken as it moves through the Earth's shadow. July 28, 29 - Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower.
The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from July 12 to August It peaks this year on the night of July 28 and morning of July The waning crescent moon will not be too much of a problem this year.
The skies should be dark enough for what could be a good show. August 1 - New Moon. August 9 - Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation. August 12, 13 - Perseids Meteor Shower. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak.
It is produced by comet Swift-Tuttle, which was discovered in The Perseids are famous for producing a large number of bright meteors. The shower runs annually from July 17 to August It peaks this year on the night of August 12 and the morning of August The nearly full moon will block out most of the fainter meteors this year, but the Perseids are so bright and numerous that it could still be a good show.
Meteors will radiate from the constellation Perseus, but can appear anywhere in the sky. August 15 - Full Moon. This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Sturgeon Moon because the large sturgeon fish of the Great Lakes and other major lakes were more easily caught at this time of year. August 30 - New Moon.
September 9 - Neptune at Opposition. The blue giant planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. This is the best time to view and photograph Neptune. Due to its extreme distance from Earth, it will only appear as a tiny blue dot in all but the most powerful telescopes. September 14 - Full Moon.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Corn Moon because the corn is harvested around this time of year. This moon is also known as the Harvest Moon. The Harvest Moon is the full moon that occurs closest to the September equinox each year. September 23 - September Equinox. The September equinox occurs at This is also the first day of fall autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of spring vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 28 - New Moon. October 8 - Draconids Meteor Shower. The Draconids is a minor meteor shower producing only about 10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner, which was first discovered in The Draconids is an unusual shower in that the best viewing is in the early evening instead of early morning like most other showers.
The shower runs annually from October and peaks this year on the the night of the 8th. The first quarter moon will set shortly after midnight leaving fairly dark skies for observing.
Best viewing will be in the early evening from a dark location far away from city lights. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Draco, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
October 13 - Full Moon. This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Hunters Moon because at this time of year the leaves are falling and the game is fat and ready to hunt. This moon has also been known as the Travel Moon and the Blood Moon.
October 20 - Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation. October 21, 22 - Orionids Meteor Shower. The Orionids is an average shower producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Halley, which has been known and observed since ancient times. The shower runs annually from October 2 to November 7.
It peaks this year on the night of October 21 and the morning of October The second quarter moon will block some of the fainter meteors this year, but the Orionids tend to be fairly bright so it could still be a good show.
Meteors will radiate from the constellation Orion, but can appear anywhere in the sky. October 27 - Uranus at Opposition. The blue-green planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun.
This is the best time to view Uranus. Due to its distance, it will only appear as a tiny blue-green dot in all but the most powerful telescopes.
October 28 - New Moon. November 5, 6 - Taurids Meteor Shower. The Taurids is a long-running minor meteor shower producing only about meteors per hour. It is unusual in that it consists of two separate streams. The first is produced by dust grains left behind by Asteroid TG The second stream is produced by debris left behind by Comet 2P Encke.
The shower runs annually from September 7 to December It peaks this year on the the night of November 5. The first quarter moon will set shortly after midnight leaving dark skies for viewing. Best viewing will be just after midnight from a dark location far away from city lights.
Meteors will radiate from the constellation Taurus, but can appear anywhere in the sky. The planet Mercury will move directly between the Earth and the Sun. Viewers with telescopes and approved solar filters will be able to observe the dark disk of the planet Mercury moving across the face of the Sun.
This is an extremely rare event that occurs only once every few years. The next transit of Mercury will not take place until The best place to view this event in its entirety will be the eastern United States, Central America, and South America. Transit Visibility Map and Information.