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Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

art by Dave Archer. The Moon will be full in Leo on February 7th at 4:54 pm Est/9:54 pm GMT.  The Full Moon is the peak of the lunar cycle – it’s a time when our goals and aspirations reach […]

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New Moon in Aquarius, January 22-23, 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun and the Moon will unite in Aquarius at 2:39 am on January 23rd (Eastern) or 7:39 am GMT.  We call this the New Moon but it is technically the “dark” of the Moon – not even a sliver […]

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Capricorn New Moon, December 24 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun entered Capricorn on December 22nd, unlocking an irritating aspect between Jupiter (expansion) and Uranus (radical change). The Sun harmonizes with Jupiter which promotes harmony and self-confidence, but the Sun squares Uranus which can be frustrating as we come […]

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Full Moon Eclipse, Uranus turns direct – December 10, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The next few days are packed with astrological energy as Uranus makes a station (a standstill) at zero degrees Aries on the same day as a lunar eclipse. As the planet of sudden change and shocking events, the role of […]

Sagittarius New Moon eclipse, November 25 2011 PLUS Mercury turns retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Sally J. Smith, from Silver Rockets.  The New Moon occurred a few hours ago, but we are still in its influence for the next day or two.  Although astronomically this is technically a partial eclipse, because the lunation […]

Full Moon in Taurus, November 10, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

photos stolen from Beth Owl’s Daughter. Since she is a friend she probably won’t mind!  The Moon will reach its fullness in Taurus at 3:16 pm Eastern time (7:16 pm GMT) on November 10, 2011.  The Sun is in Scorpio, […]

New Moon in Scorpio, October 26 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon occurs when the Moon conjoins the Sun, beginning a new lunar cycle.  Scorpio is the sign of emotional fearlessness and demands that we find pure and complete acceptance of ourselves at the deepest core of our being, […]

Full Moon in Aries: October 11, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Aries Full Moon occurs on the evening of October 11th. As in any Full Moon, the Aries Moon opposes the Libra Sun, bringing the Aries/Libra polarity into the forefront of our awareness. The Aries/Libra dynamic balances the need for […]

Remembering September 11th, and a look at the Pisces Full Moon, September 12, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Remembering September 11th art by Elaine Felos Ostrander. You will have a hard time ignoring the fact that today is the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks if you live in the United States.  There’s not a media outlet […]

Full Moon in Aquarius, August 13, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon this month will take place August 13th at 2:58 pm EDT/6:58 pm GMT. The Full Moon is the culmination of the lunar cycle and the beginning of the waning phase of letting go. In Aquarius, the Full […]

New Moon in Leo, July 30 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon marks the beginning of a new lunar cycle – the time when the Sun and the Moon are aligned at the exact degree.  It would be more accurately called the “Dark Moon,” since this alignment occurs before […]

Capricorn Full Moon! July 14-15, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Capricorn Full Moon the 15th occurs with the Moon in Capricorn opposite the Cancerian Sun. Signs in opposition are like the Yin/Yang symbol – each sign contains what the other lacks, and the Full Moon requires that we integrate […]

More details on tonight’s eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

The lunar eclipse tonight will be one of the longest lasting eclipses in 100 years, lasting about 100 minutes. It will be visible in eastern South America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Southern or Southeast Asia, and Australia but will not […]

Sagittarius lunar eclipse and Full Moon, June 15 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The energy for tomorrow’s lunar eclipse is starting to build, and it’s likely to have a profound effect on many of us. The eclipse will peak at the moment of the Full Moon at 4:14 pm Eastern. This is a […]

Summer eclipse season is coming

posted by Lynn Hayes

Image from NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day, 2003. Solar and lunar eclipses occur when the Moon is either full (opposite the Sun) or “new” (conjunct the Sun), and one of the lunar nodes is located within 15 degrees of […]

Scorpio Full Moon, May 17 2011: Becoming whole

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Moon is full in Scorpio on May 17th at 7:09 am EDT, 11:09 am GMT, meaning that the Scorpio Moon will be exactly opposite the Sun in Taurus at that time.  The Full Moon is the peak of the […]

Libra Full Moon, April 17 2011: A time for balance

posted by Lynn Hayes

The time of the Full Moon, when the Sun in the sky is exactly opposite the Moon from our vantage point on earth, is always a time for balance.  The Sun is our conscious Self – our goals, our visions, […]

Aries New Moon April 3 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Much of this article is taken from the Planetary Illuminations for April. Aries is self-directed, with a purity and innocence that can elevate us out of the realm of ego and into an experience of pure Self. What is it […]

Truly a Super Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

The photos are coming in: More photos at this link.  They are really amazing!

The Virgo Full SuperMoon, March 19 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Moon will be full today, Saturday March 19th, at 2:10 pm EDT.  The Moon is full in Virgo, and it is opposite the Pisces Sun in the sky.  The Virgo/Pisces polarity relates to a blending of our experience of […]

The Leo Full Moon on the star Regulus, February 18

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon that occurred early this morning occured at the 29th degree of the sign of Leo.  The 29th degree, sometimes called the “critical” or “anaretic” degree, is associated with the endings of cycles and new beginnings.  The word […]

New Moon in Sagittarius, December 5 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mars and Uranus are locked in a challenging square at the moment, and even though Mars transits usually last just a day or so the energy of this square is locked into the New Moon chart so the effect will […]

New Moon in Scorpio, November 6 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Photo by ZR on Flickr Scorpio is the sign of passion and intensity, and the Truth that exists where life and death meet.  This New Moon offers us an opportunity to face the darkness and discover our own Truth – […]

Bank of Scotland: Market timing with the Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to astrologers Deb Houlding and Martin Davis for posting a link to this article on Facebook. The Bank of Scotland has studied the performance of six different international stock indices over a period of several decades to determine a […]

Full Moon in Aries: October 22, 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Steven Miller The Full Moon on Friday, October 22nd, is at the very last degree of Aries.  Aries is the sign of initiation and courage; the sign that inspires us to forge ahead despite our fears and anxieties […]

New Moon in Libra, October 7 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

 A New Moon occurs when the Sun and Moon align in the sky, beginning the next phase of the lunar cycle. There’s a clearing of the slate, and an opportunity to begin anew.  The Libra New Moon on October 7 […]

Full Moon in Aries, September 23 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon occurs on September 23rd at 5:17 am Eastern time in the sign of Aries, balancing the Sun which has just entered Libra.  Full Moons occur when the Moon is in opposition to the Sun, and oppositions require […]

The Autumn Equinox and the Harvest Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

sadly I do not know to whom this artwork should be attributed!!   The Autumn Equinox takes place on Wednesday when the Sun enters Libra, followed the next day by the Full Moon in Aries which is often called the Harvest […]

New Moon in Virgo, September 8 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes (art from the Symbolon Tarot) The Virgo New Moon occurs Wednesday morning September 8th at 6:30 am Eastern (10:30 am GMT) on the heels of a beautiful aspect from Venus, the planet of love and beauty, to Chiron […]

Pisces Full Moon, August 24 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Marcia Snedecor The Full Moon on August 24th is at the first degree of Pisces, the sign of dreams, illusions, and a spiritual connection to the divine within. In a Full Moon, the Moon is  opposite the Sun […]

New Moon in Leo, August 9 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon occurs in Leo on August 9th at 11:08 pm (Eastern time).  The lunation itself (the Sun/Moon conjunction) makes no aspects to any other planet, which suggests that the power of self-expression can act forcefully, unencumbered by any […]

Wisdom for the upcoming eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michael Erlewine, owner of the Matrix astrology software company and the new website Astrology Land, posted a wonderful note on his Facebook page about the upcoming eclipse.  If you are on Facebook you can see the note here, otherwise here are the highlights” Eclipses are […]

Capricorn Full Moon eclipse June 26, complete with Grand Cross

posted by Lynn Hayes

Photo from National Geographic Saturday’s Full Moon is also a partial lunar eclipse, and includes a powerful alignment of seven planets in a Grand Cross formation. Let’s first look at the lunation (lunar event) itself.  The Sun in Cancer is […]

New Moon in Gemini, June 12 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

For the next few weeks with Mercury in its own sign of Gemini the mental realm is activated, helping ideas to flow smoothly and aiding our ability to adapt to new circumstances. This process is facilitated by the Gemini New […]

Full Moon in Sagittarius: May 27 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sailor Moon by K Bose Tomorrow’s Full Moon is in Sagittarius, straddling the Gemini/Sagittarius polarity of learning and knowledge.  When the Moon is full, it is actually in direct opposition to the Sun which will be in Gemini and we […]

Taurus New Moon, May 13 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

“Earth Goddess” by Dee Cooper Swift. The New Moon in Taurus on the 13th is a very dynamic one despite the natural placidity of the Taurean energy. At the New Moon the solar principle of conscious mind and will is fused […]

Scorpio Full Moon 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Scorpio Full Moon on April 28th features a number of powerful aspects and this lunar event is likely to carry a fair amount of intensity with it.  Scorpio is the sign of intensity and passion – under the Scorpio […]

Aries New Moon today!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Aries New Moon on April 14th brings with it a tremendous amount of fresh new inspiration. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and the sign that marks the beginning of Spring, and the New Moon is the […]

This Full Moon is a Supermoon

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes photo taken from www.forphotography.com. The Full Moon on January 30st will be a very interesting event – so interesting that it’s getting its own radio show entitled “Fire and the Full Moon.”  It’s not only a powerful […]

Full Moon, Blue Moon, Eclipse Moon, and other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Once in a Blue Moon, by Sofanya White. A gorgeous big moon followed me home tonight, even though she technically won’t be full until the afternoon of New Year’s Eve.  This is a Blue Moon because it’s […]

New Moon in Sagittarius!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Crescent Moon Gatherer, by Mark Coyle. The New Moon in Sagittarius occurs at 7:02 am EST on the morning of December 16th.  New Moons are times of new beginnings, and this New Moon offers the potential of […]

Gemini Full Moon, December 1-2 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes “First Hour of Full Moon,” by Susanne Scheunke The Moon is becoming gloriously full, and will reach her pinnacle at 2:30 am on Wednesday the 2nd Eastern time (7:30 am UTC, and 11:30 pm on December 1st […]

Scorpio New Moon today!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes New Moons mark the beginning of the lunar cycle, and they bring a fresh new energy to begin anew. The Scorpio New Moon brings us squarely into contact with the rawness of our feelings and emotions. Here […]

Taurus Full Moon November 2

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The Taurus Full Moon occurs when the Moon in Taurus opposes the Sun in Scorpio, creating a 180 degree angle and a tension between the conscious mind (Sun) and the emotional instinctive reactions (Moon), and the challenging square of […]

Libra New Moon!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Silver Winter, New Moon by Gary Milek.  Though the actual lunation (lunar event) occurred in the wee hours of the morning, the effect of the New Moon and her ability to facilitate new beginnings and change lasts […]

Powerful Virgo New Moon on Friday

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes art by Oxana Zuboff The New Moon on Friday September 18, 2009 captures all of the powerful September planetary events and provides us with an opportunity to pull them all together for the new lunar cycle.  New […]

Full Moon in Pisces today

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes You may have seen the beautiful waxing Moon illuminated by Jupiter over the past few nights as the Moon passed through Aquarius and transited Jupiter, Chiron and Neptune.  Today at around noon Eastern the Sun and Moon […]

New Moon in Leo today!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The New Moon occurs in late Leo, and in opposition to the Triple Conjunction of Jupiter, Chiron and Neptune.  New Moons occur when the Sun conjoins the Moon and begins a brand new lunar cycle.  These are […]

Using the Moon to your advantage

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologer Donna Cunningham has a nice article today that makes a perfect plug for my Daily Skywatch service! The Moon passes through the twelve signs of the zodiac in its monthly orbit. You can track it through an astrological calendar […]

Full Moon eclipse, and the Mars square

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Art by the wonderful Amy Zerner.  If you’ve been feeling tense and anxious over the past few days, you are not alone!  Mars, planet of aggression and the pure expression of Will, has been in a square […]

Full Moon in Scorpio on Friday!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Images from La Chambre Magique.  The Scorpio Full Moon technically doesn’t occur until 12:01 am on Saturday (May 9) EDT (how appropriate for the Scorpio lunation!!), but the energy will be building all day as the Moon […]

Full Moon in Libra tomorrow: A dance of opposites

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Art:  “Full Moon Love” by Shellie Mitchell Tomorrow’s Full Moon takes place at 10:56 am EDT on April 9th in the sign of Libra, and will serve as a reminder to us that everything in life is […]

Full Moon tonight! and other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

I remembered the Moon was full tonight when it shone so brightly through my window that I had trouble sleeping!  The Moon is full early in the morning on July 18, and the chart of this lunar event includes the Capricorn […]

A new direction: Neptune, Rahu and the New Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sunset Activation, by Francene Hart One of the more interesting things about planetary activity this month is the fact that Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus and Pluto are all slowing down to a “station” as they prepare to change direction. Jupiter […]

Libra Full Moon: Seeking peace in the midst of a storm

posted by Lynn Hayes

Photo by Tony HowellThe Moon is full in Libra tomorrow – Libra is the sign of love and beauty, striving for peace, harmony and balance. This Full Moon harmonizes with the Mars/Pluto (see below) opposition, shining a light on any […]

Eclipse today and Pluto changes direction

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you missed the article earlier this week on the effects of this Aries New Moon and Solar Eclipse, you may want to revisit it here. The combination of Aries, the God of War and Pluto, the God of Death […]

Full moon eclipse on Tuesday

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon is a lunar eclipse and takes place on March 14 at 6:35 pm EST in Virgo, the sign of discrimination that seeks perfection. The Virgo influence is cautious and geared towards helping others and being of service. […]

Full moon today is a “Wolf Moon”

posted by Lynn Hayes

As earlier noted, today’s full moon is a powerhouse and it’s influence is likely to extend for several days. With Mars (god of war) in a strong conflict with both Jupiter (god of gods) and Neptune (illusion and confusion), we […]

Powerful Full Moon coming up!

posted by Lynn Hayes

And all the night’s magic seems to whisper and hush. And all the soft moonlight seems to shine in your blush.– Van Morrison, “Moondance” Full Moons occur when the solar conscious principle of the Sun opposes the instinctive lunar principle […]

The Secret Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Beth Owl’s daughter reminds me: By the way, as I’ve been discussing on my website, this New Moon is also a second New Moon in one month, as rare as Blue Moons, but not as widely known (since by definition, […]

New Moon December 30

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon this month is in Capricorn on December 30 at 10:11 PM EST. New Moons occur when the lunar principle of emotional mind fuses with the solar principle of conscious mind (the sun conjunct the moon). New moons […]

Full moon this morning

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon occurs when the Moon opposes the Sun (they are 180 degrees apart); symbolically the instinctive emotions represented by the Moon are illuminated by the more rational light of the Sun. This is a time when creative energies […]

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Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012
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