The Super Full Moon in Aries on September 29, 2023, promises to be a celestial spectacle that will captivate stargazers and astrology enthusiasts alike.
Let’s start with the Astronomy of this Full Moon on September 29, 2023, because it promises to be quite a spectacle that will captivate us all.
Here in New England the Full Moon is close to Sunrise and that means the Moon will be setting in the West just as the Moon is at its’ Fullest. It will be a most spectacular Moon set/Sun rise.
This Full Moon peaks at 5:58 AM EDT. Get up early and go look West. It will be a breathtaking sight. For the other time zones in North America you too should get up early and watch the Moon set in the West as the Sun is rising. I know we love a good Sun rise but watch the Moon set first and then turn around 180 degrees to see the Sun rise.
Emotionally during this Super Full Moon, you may feel a surge of energy and a desire to assert yourself in various areas of your life. It's a time when you might feel more confident and motivated to pursue your goals and dreams. However, Aries' nature can also lead to impulsivity and confrontations if not channeled constructively.
Full Moons are notorious for stirring up emotions and bringing hidden feelings to the surface. With the Super Full Moon in Aries, emotions may run high, and you might find yourself confronting issues that you've been avoiding. Aries encourages us to be authentic and assertive in expressing our feelings, so you may find it challenging to hold back during this lunar event.
This Full Moon can be a catalyst for personal growth and self-discovery. It's an opportunity to acknowledge and release pent-up emotions, paving the way for healing and personal transformation.
Lunar gestation Family that is connected to the Full Moon in Aries.
New Moon April 1, 2022 at 11 Aries. The start of each lunar gestation phase begins with a New Moon, which brings awareness to new events within a fresh Zodiac sign. It presents an opportunity for learning and exploration. Engaging in activities aligned with the Zodiac sign of the New Moon. At this stage, we usually don't know the outcome of what we're initiating because both planets are at the same place in the zodiac and have a similar perspective. It's akin to planting a seed, where the results will unfold over time. The heightened awareness gained from setting goals and intentions during this New Moon will unfold over a period of nine months, leading up to the First Quarter Moon, which will be at a similar degree. Therefore, it's important to sow ideas and embark on new ventures that feel inspired and aligned with the qualities represented by the corresponding Zodiac sign.
First Quarter December 29, 2022 at 6 Aries
Look back to those dates to see what your main theme was. Start with the New Moon on April 1, 2022. What new adventures, insight, goals or ideas did you begin then that you can see in your current life situation or focus?
Nine months after the New Moon, we reach the First Quarter Moon, (some calendars will call this the Second Quarter Moon) which occurs at a similar degree as the New Moon. This phase serves as a turning point marked by the square aspect between the Sun and the Moon. It's common to experience stress and struggle striving during this stage of the lunar gestation phase. While there is heightened activity and courage, challenges also arise. These struggles often lay the groundwork for a significant leap forward at the subsequent lunar phase, which would be the Full Moon nine months later. By this point, we have become actively engaged in the endeavors initiated during the New Moon nine months ago, and the results of our efforts begin to manifest.
We are now current: After an additional nine months, we reach the Full Moon, which offers a reflection of everything we have learned and experienced over the past 18 months. During this phase, the focus shifts towards social matters, personal relationships, all kinds of partnerships as well as our connection to the public. Whether or not you are currently in a partnership, someone or something will appear to bring forth awareness around the subject matter you began 18 months ago. We attain a state of complete awareness, as there is usually nothing left to be unveiled.
At this point, everything we initiated during the New Moon becomes fully visible, and we gain a comprehensive understanding of what our efforts, which began 18 months ago, have achieved. It becomes a time of confronting challenges head-on and realizing the extent of our accomplishments. What a wonderful way to use the current Super Full Moon in Aries.
New Moon Solar Eclipse in Libra October 14, 2023
With Mars at the same degree in this Full Moon chart as the eclipse that is coming up is important to recognize. This creates a direct connection to the Eclipse on October 14th so spending a little extra time working with the current Full Moon will be helpful, so you are clear and ready to take full advantage of the next big celestial event.
Venus in Leo Square Uranus in Taurus
With the Sun in Libra, ruled by Venus during this Full Moon, Venus takes second place in the Full Moon chart. Additionally, there's a Venus in Leo square Uranus in Taurus aspect, adding an element of unpredictability and excitement to the lunar event.
You can pinpoint specific periods to revisit what you were working on, as Venus has been retrograde for most of the summer. The Venus-Uranus square occurred on two previous occasions: July 2nd and August 9th of this year.
Venus in Leo Square Uranus in Taurus
The aspect of Venus in Leo squaring Uranus in Taurus adds an intriguing dimension to the Super Full Moon's energy. Venus represents love, relationships, beauty, and values, while Uranus is associated with sudden change, innovation, and unpredictability. When these two planets form a square aspect, it creates tension and excitement in these areas of life. The other time Venus was square Uranus was July 2nd and August 9th look back to those dates for your own personal insight. What happened then?
Venus in Leo:
Venus in Leo brings a sense of grandeur and drama to our relationships and creative endeavors. This placement encourages us to express our affection passionately and openly. It's a time when we seek admiration and appreciation, and our romantic gestures may be bold and extravagant. However, the desire for recognition and applause can also lead to a tendency for drama and a need for constant validation. With Venus retrograde from July 22 through September 3rd the opposite of the aforementioned may also be true.
Uranus in Taurus:
Uranus in Taurus has been shaking up our material world since its entry into the sign in 2018. This transit has been associated with innovations in finance, technology, and agriculture, but it has also disrupted our sense of security and stability. Uranus brings unexpected changes and challenges to the areas of life governed by Taurus, including finances, possessions, and values.
The Square Aspect:
When Venus in Leo forms a square aspect with Uranus in Taurus during the Super Full Moon, we can expect a clash between our desire for passion, recognition, and extravagance (Venus in Leo) and the need for stability and security (Uranus in Taurus). This aspect can bring sudden and unexpected developments in our relationships and financial situations.
Some potential manifestations of this square aspect include:
1. Relationship Surprises: In love and romance, you might experience unexpected changes or surprises. It could be a sudden attraction or an unconventional approach to dating and partnerships. Existing relationships may also undergo shifts or require more freedom and spontaneity.
2. Financial Volatility: There could be fluctuations in financial markets or unexpected expenses that disrupt your financial stability. It's essential to be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances during this time.
3. Desire for Independence: The tension between Venus in Leo's desire for attention and Uranus in Taurus' need for independence may lead to conflicts in relationships. It's crucial to find a balance between individuality and togetherness.
4. Creative Breakthroughs: On a positive note, this aspect can stimulate creative thinking and innovation. Artists and creators may find new and exciting ways to express themselves during this period.
How to Navigate the Super Full Moon in Aries and Venus-Uranus Square
1. Stay Grounded: With the intense energy of Aries and the unpredictable nature of the Venus-Uranus square, it's essential to stay grounded. Engage in grounding practices such as meditation, yoga, or spending time in nature to maintain balance.
2. Embrace Change: Uranus encourages change and innovation. Instead of resisting it, be open to new possibilities and be willing to adapt to unexpected developments.
3. Communicate: Aries energy encourages assertiveness, but it's important to communicate your desires and concerns with empathy and understanding. Avoid unnecessary conflicts by practicing effective communication.
4. Focus on Self-Care: Take time for self-care during this intense period. Whether it's through physical activity, relaxation techniques, or spending quality time with loved ones, prioritize your well-being.
5. Reflect and Release: Use the Super Full Moon's energy to reflect on your emotions and let go of what no longer serves you. Journaling or meditation can be powerful tools for self-discovery.
In conclusion, the Super Full Moon in Aries on September 29, 2023, coupled with the Venus in Leo square Uranus in Taurus aspect, promises a dynamic and transformative celestial event. It's a time to embrace change, express your passions, and confront hidden emotions. By staying grounded, communicating effectively, and being open to innovation, you can navigate this intense cosmic energy with grace and growth.