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    Current Planets
    22-Dec-2014, 22:29 UT/GMT
    Sun0Capricorn59'41"23s26
    Moon12Capricorn41'42"17s50
    Mercury9Capricorn10'36"25s11
    Venus15Capricorn21'32"23s40
    Mars13Aquarius57'36"17s48
    Jupiter22Leo18' 8"r14n51
    Saturn29Scorpio55' 8"18s15
    Uranus12Aries34'13"4n21
    Neptune5Pisces10'49"10s18
    Pluto12Capricorn51' 3"20s39
    TrueNode16Libra6'15"r6s20
    Chiron13Pisces29'39"2s10
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Monday, 22 December 2014
for Mike Bloomberg [Adb], born 14 February 1942
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Moon void of course
The void of course Moon is not a personal phenomenon but refers to the current aspects of the Moon with other planets. There is no relation to your natal chart, and therefore the void of course Moon is not interpreted on a personal level.

When the Moon makes its final aspect with another planet before it enters the next zodiac sign, a phase which we call "Moon void of course" begins. The aspects used for the calculation of the void of course Moon are conjunction, opposition, square, trine and sextile. Aspects to the Moon's Nodes, Lilith and Chiron are ignored. This phase ends with the ingress of the Moon into the next zodiac sign.

Some astrologers assume that the time of void of course Moon is best used for taking a rest, relaxing, meditating, turning inward, or simply for enjoying oneself. In any case, this is not a good time for important decisions or actions which require a positive outcome. The American astrologer Donna Cunningham, for example, advises to use this time for undemanding routine work like housekeeping or organising your desk. She even goes as far as to say that this time can be used for issues which you would prefer to remain unresolved.

The void of course Moon was originally introduced by the astrologer William Lilly in the 17th century. He claimed that a period during which the Moon was void of course was adverse to important decisions and activities. However, Lilly assumed that these periods were favourable when the Moon was in Taurus, Cancer, Sagittarius or Pisces, i.e. in one of the signs of rulership or exaltation of the benefics Jupiter and Venus.

The duration of the void of course Moon can vary greatly. It can be very short - sometimes it lasts only for seconds -, but it may also last as long as two days. It is even possible for the Moon to cross a complete sign without making a single aspect with another planet. In this case the void of course phase re-starts when the Moon enters the sign, or rather continues the void of course phase of the previous sign. This phase ends yet again with the ingress of the Moon into the following sign.

If you find in the Daily Horoscope that the Moon is void of course and want to know when this phase is over, you simply search for the following ingress of the Moon. This can be on the same day or on one of the following days.

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Event selected by user:
Moon void of course (Sagittarius), Moon vocSagittarius,
from 21 December, 12:35, until 22 December, 1:25
Transit selected for today (by the computer):

Mercury square MC, exact at 16:06 (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 

Moon square MC, exact at 15:58 (L)
Moon square Neptune, exact at 00:20 (L)
New Moon in 6th house, exact at 01:36 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 

"Heavy-hearted" (Saturn sextile Neptune) (L)
"Something is wrong" (Jupiter square Saturn) (L)
"Mental work" (Mercury in 6th house) (L)
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