October 2012 Full & New Moons: New Moon in Libra & Full Moon in Taurus
A full moon occurs when the transit (moving) Sun and Moon are exactly opposing one another in the zodiac. It tends to signal a time of endings, culminations, and things coming to fruition. A new moon occurs when when the transit Sun and Moon are in the exact same spot in the zodiac. It tends to signal a time of new opportunities, growth, and optimism.
For information on how the new/full moons may impact your sign, read the monthly horoscope.
October 15th 2012 New Moon in Libra
A new moon occurs at 8:02AM ET at 22 degree 32 minutes of Libra. In Libra, we feel more compromising, harmonious, and want everyone to get along. We seek fairness and equality, and stand up for injustice and for people who are treated unfairly. We believe in good manners, are more polite, albeit more fake sometimes too. We're more charming, graceful and concerned with the way we present ourselves. Beauty may be prominent. And commitment is on our minds, what we want from our committed partners and how to have it in our lives. There may be a lot of people beginning relationships during this moon because they don't want to be alone. Whether or not it lasts will be remain to be seen. If you're a Libra Sun, Moon, or late Libra rising, you may feels the effects of this moon most.
October 29th 2012 Full Moon in Taurus
A full moon occurs at 3:49PM ET at 6 degrees 47 minutes of Taurus. In Taurus, our senses become a main focus, and we want to experience the world and life in a physical, tangible way. Touch, taste, smell, and hearing, and matters related to the senses, are prominent. We're also focused on security, and what we need to feel safe and secure, in our own personal lives and as societies, countries, the world. Worth becomes more important, what we feel is worth something, and what makes us feel like we're worth more. This could pertain to money, and financial matters will be at the forefront. We're also concerned with values, the things we value most, our value systems, and how we connect through them. This full moon is also trine (easy aspect) Pluto in Capricorn, bringing a sense of self control and positive power. If you're a Taurus Sun, Moon, or rising, you may feel the effects of this moon most.