December 18 – we are waiting for a New Moon at 26° 31′ Sagittarius, in conjunction with Saturn and in trine to Uranus.
The influence of the Moon is of as much if not of more importance than that of the other planets.
Effects Produced by the Moon When Applying To or Separating From the Planets.
The 5th house is engaged in the self-expression of a person and the manifestation of his creative abilities, it pays special attention to the birth and upbringing of children as one of the forms of creativity.
The student understands clearly that the position of the Houses never varies; House I. always occupying the space devoted to the Zodiacal Sign Aries in our original design of the Zodiacal Circle, while the Zodiacal Sign of Nativity must be placed in this House I. in each particular case.
THE MOON ☽
You have doubtless noticed by this time that words in every-day use, such as “jovial,” “saturnian,” “mercurial,” “sunny,” applied to the dispositions of the human temper correspond with remarkable exactitude to the names given by Astrology to the various planetary types.
On New Moon, the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, at this moment the Earth is facing a dark side of the moon. Two days after the new moon in the evening sky in the west shortly after sunset, there is a thin crescent of the new moon. Astrologically New Moon occurs at the moment when the Sun and Moon form a conjunction in one of the signs of the zodiac. In the same sign and degree of the New Moon is repeated regularly every 18.6 years. This is called the Saros cycle.
In ancient times, eclipses attached great importance. It was believed that the eclipse, mainly solar – is a sign of future disasters Ancient astrologers were obliged to observe the sky and predict the onset of celestial events, including eclipses.