This Full Moon will be exact on:
- 6.35PM PDT Aug 11th
- 1:35AM GMT Aug 12th
Aquarius, the sign of this full moon, rules groups, charities, humanitarian activities, social and professional clubs, political groups and rallies. Aquarius is a fixed sign, and during a moon phase in a fixed sign, we tend to become more stubborn and resistant to change.
This full moon illuminates the enduring Saturn–Uranus square, focusing on the profound challenges involved in this planetary clash. The clash is between the old structures and regulations and the ones being implemented in the present time. The Saturn-Uranus square could play out in the way of sudden events causing many of us to take on new long-term responsibilities.
♈︎ ARIES ♈︎
This month’s full moon highlights your social life and group activities. You may attend a wedding reception, a community event or a series of workshops. Since the eleventh house governs not only companionship but is also the area of the chart responsible for your most profound hopes and wishes, some of your deepest desires and goals may come to fruition around this time.
♉︎ TAURUS ♉︎
This full moon falls in your career sphere, bringing a possible culmination to a career-related situation. This full moon puts a spotlight on your work, reputation and public life. A work-related situation may come to a conclusion, or alternatively, a promotion or recognition for your achievements may come your way. If you have been actively looking for a new job, you may get an exciting job offer or complete a significant project that brings a positive review. Suppose you are self-employed and working in the creative industry. In that case, you may gain an exciting new client with a significant project for you that could be related to the entertainment endeavour.
♊︎ GEMINI ♊︎
This full moon influences your desire for freedom, adventure and long-distance travel. You might be up for a spontaneous trip to see your friends or family in a foreign country. Nevertheless since Saturn, the traditional ruler of this full moon will be closely aligned with the Moon, you may expect some delays or even issues coming back from the past that you will have to resolve. Uranus, the planet of sudden events, may shake things up and force you to change your plans in the last minute. This might also be a time when you finally get to complete your research on a thesis or other important assignment.
♋︎ CANCER ♋︎
This month’s full moon lands in your eight house of financial matters and transformation. As with every full moon, this is a process of purification, and with the 8th house activation, you may suddenly have an inner desire to bring more life and spark into the area of life that lost its purpose. At the same time, this is a fantastic full moon for going on a detox. On a different level, you might be dealing with anything related to investments, mortgage, taxes and insurance and concluding talks of a financial matter concerning these kinds of funds.
♌︎ LEO ♌︎
This full moon turns your attention onto your significant other. With the full illumination on your relationship sphere, everything connected to your relationship and love life becomes clearer. This full moon may create a very strong desire to spend quality time with your significant other. You may receive unexpected news from your partner or someone close to your heart with the beautiful energetical connection between Mercury and Uranus.
♍︎ VIRGO ♍︎
This full moon may bring a vital work project to a conclusion. You might be pretty surprised with the outcomes as Uranus, the modern ruler of Aquarius and the planet of sudden events will square this full moon. On a different level, while suprising news and events might be dominant throughout this time, Saturn will conjunct this full moon, which indicates that you might also experience some pressure from someone at your work, or perhaps you may have to work longer hours. On a different level, those currently unemployed and seeking employment, might get a job offer, however extra effort will be required with so much heaviness in the air. If you are a freelancer or self-employed, on the other hand, this full moon might make you more cautios and serious about the next project you take on board.
♎︎ LIBRA ♎︎
This month’s full moon falls in your romantic sector. The outcomes of this chilling full moon will be spontaneous and maybe even surprising. Uranus, the erratic planet, will make a difficult connection with both the Sun and the Moon, creating a sudden turn of events. Remain flexible for this reason. If you are single, you may go on a blind date, arranged by a close friend or alternatively you may meet someone at a social event. Whatever the scenatio the tone of this full moon is serious, so don’t expect too much romance in the air at this time. Don’t worry though as between August 17th-19th Venus, your ruler will connect with Jupiter in a beautiful sextile, bringing love and affection desperately needed after this challening full moon!
During this full moon your domestic situation is likely to be on your mind. This is the best full moon of this year for dealing with home and family-related matters. Things could suddenly change unexpectedly if you have been actively looking for a new place to live, especially if you continue to review your options. If this isn’t related to a house move, then perhaps your current home might be undergoing a renovation and around full moon, you may find the right specialist to help you with your home project.
♐︎ SAGITTARIUS ♐︎
This full moon may produce an inner desire to plan a short trip outside town or to visit your relatives or friends. With Uranus squaring this full moon, you may receive some shocking news out of the blue. Alternatively, someone may pretty spontaneously invite you for a weekend away. Altough remain flexible, with so much chaos in the sky, your plans may change in the last minute. Learning, studying and working with your hands is also emphasised during this time. Especially since Saturn will be closely aligned with this full moon prompting you to proceed with caution.
♑︎ CAPRICORN ♑︎
This full moon will fully illuminate your financial sphere of earned income and material wealth. For some, this might be when you finally hear from your superior about a potential opportunity or a new idea. Since this full moon will closely align with Saturn, you might somewhat feel slighlty drained or overworked at this time. Lack of motivation may also be possible, especially since your ruler Saturn is currently retrograte. Watch out for any obsessive or compulsive behavioural patterns, as these may lead to you becoming overly demanding or controlling of others. If this isn’t related to changes concerning your income then it might be that you will finally purchase something you’ve wanted to get for a long time.
♒︎ AQUARIUS ♒︎
This full moon is one of the most significant this year as it is happening in your sign. It may, without a doubt, bring an important matter to either fruition or completion. Since Uranus, the planet of the unexpected events, will square both the Sun and the Moon, you may see some sudden and unexpected development of something that you have not anticipated or perhaps you have anticipated but for such a long time, that you almost forgot about it! Whatever it is, it may show up unexpectedly and bring mixed feelings
♓︎ PISCES ♓︎
This month’s full moon falls in your area of hidden matters. Whenever there is a full moon in the twelfth house, there is often some sort of ending to the life chapter or a story in one’s life. It might be the case for you too, while on the other hand, during this time, you may need more than usual to relax and reflect upon your past. You may also have a stronger need for privacy, preferring to be alone rather than socialise. In addition, this might be an especially creative time, so take advantage of these artistic energies.
Justyna Rossy D.M. Astrol, STA Diph, based in the UK is an astrological consultant and a writer specializing in natal, vocational and predictive astrology. Justyna was certified with merit from the Mayo School of Astrology in London, and has high knowledge of both modern and classical implications of a chart interpretation. Justyna’s passion is exploring the mysteries of life using the ancient symbolic wisdom behind the time, date and place of birth in order to help others achieve their most magnificent and greatest potential.