Unless you’ve been living in outer space, you know that a new moon will pass in front of the sun on August 21, 2017, giving the mainland United States its first total solar eclipse since 1979. What you might not know is that some people will call this particular new moon a Black Moon. By one definition of the term, the black moon refers to the third of four new moons to take place in one season, with a season being the period of time between a solstice and an equinox (or vice versa). So the august 21 eclipse can – and doubtless will, by some – be called a Black Moon eclipse.
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New Moons are always powerful new beginnings. This Solar Eclipse (representing an ending and beginning) will have a 6 MONTH IMPACT ~ lasting till the end of January, 2018.
The solar eclipse on Monday August 21, 2017 is at 29° Leo. The solar eclipse August 2017 astrology points to bold, confident changes leading to long term success. Determined and sustained effort will bring the growth and happiness you desire. New moon August 2017 aligns with the major fixed star Regulus to give ambition and adventure. A positive link to Uranus makes this a six-month eclipse phase of anticipation and excitement.
New Moon Solar Eclipse Meaning
Like any new moon, a solar eclipse represents the end of one cycle and the beginning of a new cycle. An eclipse cycle of six months not a new moon cycle of four weeks. The strongest and most important aspect in astrology is Sun conjunct Moon. It means all possibilities are on the table and you can rightly put yourself in the forefront of new plans for the future.
Old habits, behaviors and beliefs can be questioned as you search for new and inventive ways to make progress. This is the ideal time to make a fresh start by writing a to-do list on a blank sheet of paper. This solar eclipse will compliment themes found in the August 7 Lunar Eclipse. Together they act as an eclipse phase which lasts until the January 2018 lunar eclipse.
Solar Eclipse August 2017 Astrology
New moon solar eclipse August 2017 at 28°52′ Leo Sign falls very near to the brightest star of Leo Constellation. The Heart of the Lion is one of the most important and most powerful stars in astrology. It brings success but danger of loss. The other main influence on solar eclipse new moon August 2017 is a helpful trine aspect to Uranus, the planet of change and excitement.
Fixed star Regulus is independant, proud, confident, frank, brave, militant and violent. While open minded and generous, Regulus wants conquer and rule, to leave his mark before a successful challenger claims the throne. A solar eclipse with Regulus gives success, power, authority, influence, honor and wealth. However, envy and hatred form enemies can lead to trouble, violence and downfall.
Solar eclipse trine Uranus makes this an exciting eclipse phase. The energy, ambition and initiative of Regulus will bring success in new ventures. You will have the power and confidence to make daring changes in your life. You can change your appearance to stand out from the crowd, taking pride in what makes you different than everyone else.
Higher self awareness, increased intuition and flashes of insight will lead to self-discovery and revelations. Solar eclipse August 2017 will energize you to complete your goals and set ambitious new personal and professional goals.
This is an excellent solar eclipse to change destructive or outdated behaviors such as prejudices and addictions. A strong desire to succeed together with self pride will break bad habits and provide unexpected new interests and hobbies to replace them.
Greater freedom and curiosity will help you leave your comfort zone and widen your social circle. You will meet extraordinary people from different ethnic or cultural backgrounds than yourself. While meeting new people and initiating change in your life will come naturally, conscious effort is needed to follow through on your plans for the future.
Uranus will free up some of the limitations that have been placed on the Donald Trump presidency. This will allow implementation of some of his more unconventional policy proposals. He may have some success in finding unexpected peace settlements for long standing wars.
New Moon August 2017 Summary
A new moon is the ideal time for fresh starts. A solar eclipse makes setting new goals more important because their influence lasts for six months instead of four weeks. The conjunction to fixed star Regulus makes this a confident and adventurous eclipse phase.
Solar eclipse August 2017 trine Uranus adds more excitement and anticipation. Initiative and enthusiasm will bring positive change and success. Holding onto your gains could take more effort because of envious and jealous enemies.
The combined effects of Regulus and Uranus would suggest rapid bursts of interest and activity. Long term relationships and permanent change is possible, and in fact likely due to the aspect pattern formed by Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. This minor grand trine with Jupiter a the focal point is shown by the blue triangle in the solar eclipse August 2017 astrology chart shown rlie suggests long term growth and happiness due to determined and sustained effort.
The August 21 solar eclipse work in tandem with the August 7 lunar eclipse until the end of January 2018. Lunar Eclipse 7 August 2017 has the potential to make you greedy, selfish and ruthless on your way to the top. Positive aspects show that happiness and success that are possible if you play your cards right.
Solar eclipse August 2017 is also an eclipse about personal success but danger of ultimate failure. It does, however, give the self awareness and intuition to play your cards right and hold onto your winnings.