Today's Hunter Moon derives its name from the fact that hunters once used it bright light to track prey at night, gathering provisions against the encroaching winter. It is also known as the Sanguine or The Blood moon and it usually occurs after The Harvest Moon. The Hunter Moon, also known as the Aries Full Moon, reflects that signs temperament and drive. This particular moon will also be what is know as a Supermoon, for it's close proximity to the Earth. It will loom large in the night sky wherever visible. Unfortunately, for much of Northern Pacific, we'll be very unlikely to see it because of the a major rainstorm and heavy cloud cover.
One of the elements that will tamp down some effects of this fiery moon's aggressive nature is the Lunar Eclipse occurring at 12:23 am EDT/ 8:23 pm PDT. This eclipse will be subtle and have effects lasting well after the the full moon is over. Eclipses acquaint us with aspects our consciousness that we've avoided or that we need to confront in order to resolve them. This being a Lunar Eclipse in Aries, it will focus upon your Needs and Passions. How to acquire that makes you feel secure with your current circumstances? What do you need to give you a sense of empowerment and purpose?
Like all fiery moons, the next day or so maybe somewhat erratic and intense, so take an easy going approach to all matters and place your focus up the goals rather than how you achieve them. Strive for an dedicated, ethical approach to attainment of those needs.
Aries, this may be your most productive season yet as this Full Moon offers a good time to start endeavors. In fact, This transit may be an excellent time to put plans into motion. Think big and pursuit efforts for now and with anticipation of the coming year.
Libra, taking stock of what you have and how it helps reach your needs should be your main action at this time. Work towards preparation and conserve your strength for future efforts.
Cancer and Capricorn, some demanding endeavor may present itself during this period and seem to require much of your time and attention. Address the matter with the understand that what you attend now may prove helpful to you in the days and weeks ahead
This Hunter Full moon should provide opportunities for fulfillment and personal gain. Like a great hunter, let patience, skill and dedication provide you with the resources you need.
Aeion is a professional astrologer and tarot card reader with 20 years of experience. His approach is based in the belief that divination should be in employed to enhance ones' life experiences, not to predetermine them. Let Astrology and Tarot be your tools for better living.