This is an Eclipse. A Full Moon that is shadowed temporarily, eclipsed, loosing its tenderness and warmth, as the light from the Sun in Cancer that in a sense was giving her, is now blocked.
This will affect relations. Or this may be the start of an on-going emotional eclipse that will culminate in January with its end results in the summer of Moon is conjunct Saturn also. On top to the deep psychological examination that the conjunction with Pluto brings, heavy lies the burden of responsibilities. Work versus family life.
This Venus — Saturn opposition reinforces the theme of detachment in our relationships but does not yet herald the split or the breaking up. It is the recognition of the stagnation, of the boundaries in affection and love. The difficulty to reach out. Financial problems may also befall those hit close by this eclipse.
Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse January 10, , at at 20° Cancer 00′ Total SOLAR Eclipse December 14, , at at 23° at Sagittarius 08′ of the Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn) most significantly. Solar Eclipse in Capricorn: January 5, , Astrological Chart and affecting people born with personal planets and points at approximately 26 to 30 degrees of the Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn) Eclipse Charts .
While money cannot be made out of thin air, the emotional shortage can at least be prevented. Get out of the Moon — Pluto — Saturn zone and reach on the other side of the chart to the Sun conjunct Venus. There is help there.
Reflect as Mercury retrogrades from Leo into Cancer:. Its sextile to Saturn is constructive belief and grounded faith.
Its trine to Venus is devotion and devout. This devout feeling or the very faith in the value of yourself, gives the needed rebirth Pluto to the emotions Moon. Ii is a baptism in faith Neptune. Use Astrology. Pluto conjunct Moon in Capricorn — in its positive expression.
This eclipse is monumental in the way it reshapes our emotional centre in the areas it affects in the chart. Yeats would have said. The eclipse is difficult highlighting issues relative to the houses and the planets it falls on in the natal chart, for Aries, Cancer, Libra Signs, especially those mentioned in the start of the article.
Therefore, not as spectacular in the sky. Yet, it is a powerful eclipse because the Sun and Moon are sandwiched between Saturn and Pluto you can see the eclipse chart below.
Theoretically, Saturn is coming up behind Pluto to clear up its mess. Saturn in Capricorn is in its sign of rulership but is still a formidable ruler, stern and diligent, a stickler for the rules. Also, these two planets are working together. This is tough leadership that has little room for compassion or heart-felt encounters. It can play out as an obsession with power and this combination can be drawn towards brutality and corruption.
What can you expect from this eclipse?
During July, looming financial issues rear up again, as the Sun makes a series of tense oppositions to the Saturn-Pluto conjunction. The Vedic tradition considers this day to be the best for any the actions intended to bring benefits, and also excellent for beginning any enterprise. Like opening up a cupboard only to realize the cat was locked in it, what is desperate for release jumps out. At an eclipse, a ritual can help you stay grounded in the face of any chaos, especially if you set dedicated intentions. Jupiter shifts into your resources zone in late December, which is good news indeed. Draw up a plan and take the very first step forward.
Eclipses are about endings and beginnings; they show you the door or open a new gateway, one that often means letting go of the past. Real change requires discipline and commitment and the bravery to step past fear and doubt.
For others, this eclipse will be the end of the road, the final nail in the coffin. It followed a short altercation, the man was stabbed and subsequently died. The station where the two men boarded the train is just round the corner from where I live. A senseless tragedy and what a brutal showing for the Solar Eclipse falling on the anniversary of the day a father was born and whose life was cut short. The wrong kind of action.
This is the first New Moon of so set your intentions for the coming year. Challenges lie ahead this year both in our world and, no doubt, on a personal level.