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    Current Planets
    29-Apr-2017, 13:58 UT/GMT
    Sun926'22"14n38
    Moon2243'13"18n34
    Mercury2456' 2"r8n48
    Venus028' 8"1n35
    Mars536'58"21n52
    Jupiter1536'43"r4s43
    Saturn2721'25"r22s03
    Uranus2520' 0"9n17
    Neptune1339'25"7s14
    Pluto1922'41"r21s11
    TrueNode041'22"r11n14
    Chiron2714'57"2n22
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Saturday, 29 April 2017
for Ellen, born 7 December 1959

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 (Gemini),  voc, exact at 17:28   
until 21:48
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Transit selected for today (by the computer):
Mars square Pluto,  (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 
Moon sextile Uranus, exact at 07:13 (L)
Moon trine Chiron, exact at 10:58 (L)
Moon square Moon, exact at 21:08 (L)
Moon trine Venus, exact at 22:55 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 
"High visions" (Neptune square Jupiter) (L)
"Growth and optimism" (Jupiter sextile Sun) (L)
"Transformation" (Mars in 8th house) (L)
"Shared experiences" (Venus conjunction Moon) (L)
"Beware of airs" (Jupiter conjunction Ascendant) (L)
"Tacit agreements" (Venus in 6th house) (L)
"Learning from relating" (Sun in 7th house) (L)
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