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    Current Planets
    6-May-2016, 19:48 UT/GMT
    Sun16Taurus41'58"16n49
    Moon16Taurus52'56"12n47
    Mercury21Taurus3'58"r18n42
    Venus8Taurus22'29"13n15
    Mars6Sagittarius34' 8"r21s46
    Jupiter13Virgo15'59"r7n51
    Saturn15Sagittarius1'20"r20s48
    Uranus21Aries57'22"8n00
    Neptune11Pisces39' 1"7s57
    Pluto17Capricorn24' 5"r20s52
    TrueNode20Virgo16'39"r3n51
    Chiron24Pisces7' 0"1n28
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Personal Daily Horoscope of Friday, 6 May 2016
for James Eagan Holmes [Adb], born 13 December 1987
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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 (Taurus), Moon vocTaurus, exact at 19:10   
until 7 May, 09:34
Transit selected for today (by the computer):
Moon opposition Pluto, exact at 04:16 (L)
Other transits occurring today, only for subscribers 
Moon opposition Mars, exact at 06:56 (L)
Moon conjunction MC, exact at 07:31 (L)
Moon in 10th house, from 07:31  (L)
New Moon in 10th house, exact at 12:30 (L)
Moon square Ascendant, exact at 15:45 (L)
Moon trine Venus, exact at 17:46 (L)
Important long-term influences, only for subscribers 
"Strange compulsions" (Neptune trine Pluto) (L)
"Hungry for change" (Uranus trine Sun) (L)
"Boundless enthusiasm" (Jupiter trine MC) (L)
"Facing the depths" (Chiron square Saturn) (L)
"Domestic strife" (Mars in 4th house) (L)
"Business communication" (Mercury in 10th house) (L)
"A pleasure trip" (Venus in 9th house) (L)
"Profession and social standing" (Sun in 10th house) (L)
"Sweet talk" (Mercury trine Venus) (L)
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