A Full Moon for Transformation — January 4-11 2023


Mercury, Mars, and Uranus are in retrograde phase this week. The Sun in Capricorn is trine aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus on Wednesday and Thursday, with the Moon in ingress to Cancer on Thursday, the full Moon on Friday, and the Sun in Capricorn in a conjunction aspect to Mercury retro. New revelations of the past prepare for the future. All planets are aligned in half of the zodiac, with Ceres in Libra approaching the opposition aspect to Jupiter in Aries, becoming partile in early February as Ceres slows to a stationary and turns retrograde. Younger generations take their place in political and entertainment fields. Venus’ ingress Aquarius is in a harmonious trine to Ceres at the full Moon, assisting in notoriety. Sunday promises a remarkable day, with greater good fortunes, with Moon trine Jupiter and alter opposition aspect to Venus, Mercury retro trine to Uranus retro on Monday as more secrets are revealed. Venus approaches the trine aspect to Mars retro in Gemini. New pathways open for evolutionary change.

Summary of Major Aspects of the Week

Wednesday January 4thThe Moon in Gemini makes a trine aspect to Saturn in Aquarius and a square aspect to Neptune in Pisces. An easy path to power could be blocked by distortions. Imitations spring forward, only to face deception if lacking an idealistic focus. Venus in Aquarius is sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aries, as friendly relationships develop. The Sun in Capricorn is disposed of by Saturn in Aquarius, and trine aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, places limits on property devaluations. The Moon in a quincunx aspect to Pluto in Capricorn as individuals seek answers from organized power.

Thursday January 5thVenus in Aquarius makes a trine aspect to Ceres in Libra, a sign that conservation measures are implemented with scientific achievements. The Sun in Capricorn trine aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus indicates a breakthrough in science and technology. The Moon ingress to Cancer with a square aspect to Jupiter in Aries and a square aspect to Ceres in Libra, promises personal benefits for individuals.

Full Moon in Cancer
January 6-7 2023

Friday January 6th — The Moon in Cancer makes a square aspect to Chiron in Aries and then a sextile aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, as it reaches the full Moon aspect [see chart insert], the opposition aspect to the Sun and an opposition aspect to Mercury retro in Capricorn. There is the potential to dramatically change positions of authority with a breakthrough event. Technological advances could influence the balance of power, and economic advantages may result.

Saturday January 7th — The Moon in a trine aspect to Neptune in Pisces as we commemorate events with emotional impact, a quincunx aspect to Saturn in Aquarius focuses attention of personal responsibilities in a democratic system of government. The Moon is in an opposition aspect to Pluto in Capricorn this evening hours US time zones, Saturday morning in the eastern hemisphere. Venus trine aspect to Ceres in Libra indicates a motivation of pride and generational emerging power. The Sun in Capricorn supersedes Mercury retro, although remains in close conjunction aspect. As Mercury is combust in this position, communication may be suspended, rendered mute. 

Sunday January 8th — The Moon in Leo is trine aspect to Jupiter in Aries early in the day (pre-dawn in US time zones) then sextile aspect to Ceres in Libra, followed by an opposition aspect to Venus in Aquarius, still morning hours in the US. Transitions of power bring a renewal of hope for future betterment. The Moon is sextile aspect to Mars retro in Gemini, indicating that creative plans are in process, plans to prepare for a sustainable future. Mercury retro in Cap and trine aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, could renew the past efforts with innovation. Venus in Aquarius approaches the trine aspect to Mars retro in Gemini, expressing hope for future developments.

Monday January 9thMercury retro in Capricorn is trine aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, as the Moon in Leo is square aspect to Uranus and quincunx aspect to Mercury, could see rejecting projects, or requiring more reviews. New creative ideas could be developed as a result, with the Moon quincunx aspect to the Sun in Cap. The Moon in an opposition aspect to Saturn in Aquarius and quincunx aspect to Neptune in Pisces, indicates a critical analysis that could suppress ambitions. Venus in Aquarius trine aspect to Mars in Gemini promotes compatible relationships, helping to overcome disappointments. A grand-trine formation in air signs with Ceres in Libra trine to Venus and Mars, radiates ease of relationships and likability.

Tuesday January 10th — The Moon in Leo makes a quincunx aspect to Pluto in the early morning, prior to its ingress to Virgo. Doubt may arise promoting the creation of contingency plans. The Moon quincunx aspect to Jupiter in Aries could facilitate working on thorny issues. We with an Aries-type A ambition, we definitely want to succeed. Virgo has the work ethic, so this could be a path to a successful outcome.

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Reminder: While lunar aspects are in effect only for only a few hours, the aspect of the outer planets can last days and weeks. I post a reading for a day in advance in order to give a preview, also because the aspects may be in effect a day prior to the exact partile degree.

Hope you navigate the week successfully and share the joy! Thanks for reading. 

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