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Global Hot Spot: The Leo-Aquarius Full Moon on August 1, 2023

Herman Melville – born on August 1, 1819 with the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Sagittarius – is one of America’s most-beloved novelists. His main claim to fame comes from being the author of Moby-Dick – the giant white whale that has inspired millions of readers about the high seas since its publication in 1851. In 1956, fellow fire sign – Aries Sun Gregory Peck born on April 5, 1916 – had one of his most powerful screen performances as the enigmatic Captain Ahab who is obsessed with killing the sea creature because it had bitten off his leg. In a profound synchronicity, both Herman Melville and Gregory Peck were born with wounded-healer, shaman-mentor Chiron in late-Pisces, the last water sign of the zodiac. Chiron has an approximate 50-year cycle around the Sun and that is one of the more intriguing compatibility ties between the writer Melville and the film icon Peck as they are born two Chiron cycles apart. Note: John Huston, the director of the 1956 film, was also, like Melville, a Sun-sign Leo and the main screen-writer was the famous science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury who, like Melville, was born with the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Sagittarius. Currently, Neptune – the ancient God of the Seas – is located at 27+ degrees of Pisces, Melville’s exact Chiron placement.

Dateline Monday July 31, 2023: For those of you who are now enjoying the Astrology Cosmic Kalendar one day at a time – but who have not yet subscribed to be able to look several weeks into the future – here are the calendar entries for two very significant days (Tuesday August 1 and Wednesday August 2). Because every day – beyond the current 24 hours that we define as one rotation of our celestial orb on its axis – has astro-zodiacal magic, mystery and wonder is why thousands of people around the world have been tuning into the Astrological Cosmic Kalendar for the last 42 years and since it was at the heart-center of our Welcome to Planet Earth pioneering astrology newspaper/magazine during the 1980s and 1990s.

The Leo-Aquarius Full Moon on August 1 can make an extraordinary impact in your personal life and for all of humanity. You can read more about this powerful solar-lunar polarity in one of the two future calendar entries below as well as tune into the day after. Please consider the merits of subscribing to the Astrology Cosmic Kalendar to strengthen your already developing skills as a seer who can tune into the future ahead of time.

When looking over the Full Moon chart calculated for Washington, D.C. (presented at the end of this feature), powerful sky configurations in addition to the solar-lunar polarity are influencing humanity since Venus is exactly parallel Mars, Mars is in conjunction with the far-distant planet Orcus (with similarities to Pluto) at 14 degrees of Virgo and both trine to Jupiter at 14 degrees of Taurus. Plus, Mercury in Virgo is approaching its annual opposition with Saturn in Pisces.

Cosmic Kalendar Entries for Tuesday August 1 and Wednesday August 2 (All times are listed in PDT.)

Tuesday August 1 Four weeks from now — on August 28 — Uranus will make a halt in Taurus to go into a 5-month reversal and the Full Moon of Virgo-Pisces will be about to happen on August 30. However, as the eighth month of 2023 begins today, there is enormous illumination descending into humanity and in sync with Mother Earth courtesy of a Full Moon energizing 10 degrees of Leo and Aquarius at 11:33am. Individual and group meditations are advised. Send out your highest thoughts, affirmations and prayers to dear ones and the animal, plant and mineral realms. Tuning into high vibrations is reinforced by a Venus-Mars parallel (10:10am), Mara trine Jupiter from Virgo to Taurus (1:46pm), the Moon trine Ceres in air signs (5:04pm), Mercury parallel Chiron (5:50pm), and Juno in Cancer making a supportive, 60-degree alliance with Uranus in Taurus (11:17pm). While this group of superlative sky configurations offers you plenty of encouragement, watch out for a drag on your vitality emanating from Mercury in Virgo making a tense, 135-degree link to Chiron in Aries (5:55am), Mars forming a similar tie to underworld-ruler Pluto in Capricorn (5:30pm) and Mercury contacting Saturn in Pisces via their annual polarity (7:19pm). Do your best to keep moving Upward and Onward with self-confidence. [Note to readers: All times are calculated for Pacific Daylight Time. Be sure to adjust all times according to your own local time so the alignments noted above will be exact for your location.]

Wednesday August 2 Following yesterday’s Leo-Aquarius Full Moon enlightenment, today and tomorrow constitute a 48-hour time-period to distribute the exalted astro-zodiacal energies throughout humanity. Playing the role of goodwill ambassador far and wide is not only a proper use of your soul’s skill-sets, but it is in sync with the higher vibrations associated with Aquarius Moon. Steer clear of emotional tensions that can send you on a cosmic detour as the Moon squares Uranus in Taurus (8:45am) and opposes Venus retrograde in Leo (2:17pm). Be aware that the Moon-Venus polarity begins a 5+ hour void lunar zone that lasts until the Moon enters mutable-water Pisces (8:07pm). Turn within for extra guidance overnight as the Moon approaches its monthly conjunction with formidable Saturn (forming exactly at 4:54am tomorrow). [Note to readers: All times are calculated for Pacific Daylight Time. Be sure to adjust all times according to your own local time so the alignments noted above will be exact for your location.]

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