Full Moons are traditionally a time of endings and/or culminations and are symbolic harvest time. The seeds of what was sown at the New Moon in the same zodiac sign six months earlier may now be ready to be harvested. The Full Moon can also represent endings or times of reaching a pinnacle or culmination of events related to the natal house that they are occurring in.
Keep reading below to find out more about this particular Full Moon and what areas of your life are likely to be impacted.
When is the August 2020 Full Moon happening?
- 8:58 am Monday 3 August 2020 in Los Angeles, California (PDT)
- 9:58 am Monday 3 August 2020 in Denver, Colorado (MDT)
- 10:58 am Monday 3 August 2020 in Chicago, Illinois (CDT)
- 11:58 am Monday 3 August 2020 in New York, New York (EDT)
- 4:58 pm Monday 3 August 2020 in London, UK (BST)
- 9:28 pm Monday 3 August 2020 in New Delhi, India (IST)
- 1:58 am Tuesday 4 August 2020, in Brisbane, Australia (AEST)
- 3:58 am Tuesday 4 August 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand (NZT)
Astrology of the August 2020 New Moon
The Full Moon will be at 11°Aquarius 45′. Aquarius is a fixed air sign ruled by Saturn in traditional astrology and Uranus in modern astrology. Aquarius is a sign known for its eccentric and rebellious nature. Aquarius is the sign of the exile, but also the humanitarian.
At the time of the Full Moon, we have a couple of other interesting aspects taking place. Mercury, in the sign of Cancer, will be opposing retrograde Saturn in the sign of Capricorn. Mercury will perfect its opposition to Saturn approximately 5 hours after the Full Moon.
Mercury is associated with communications, learning, and thinking. Saturn is associated with restrictions, boundaries, limitations, authority, and structures. The opposition is a challenging aspect, so there may be issues related to not getting our messages across to others. There could also be push back against authority figures by speaking out, repressing discussion or communication because of authority figures, or simply impediments to communications such as telecommunications issues.
Jupiter, which, like Saturn, is also currently retrograde in Capricorn is squared by Mars in Aries at the time of the Full Moon. Mars is associated with anger, aggression, and force. The square is another challenging aspect and can cause conflict or friction. Jupiter is associated with such topics as philosophy, beliefs, and expansion. Some may have trouble or clashes with others because of differing opinions or philosophies. The nature of Jupiter may expand the friction in these matters out of proportion if we are not careful. The Mars square Jupiter aspect does not perfect until nearly 24 hours after the Full Moon.
Jupiter will still be within orb of a sextile to Neptune at the time of the Full Moon. However, as the Jupiter sextile Neptune aspect is separating, the energies will not be as strong as it was leading up to and at the exact aspect. This is a shame, as the Jupiter sextile Neptune aspect usually has us acting more selflessly to help those less fortunate than ourselves.
What happens during a Full Moon is sometimes related to the corresponding New Moon in the same zodiac sign six months prior. The corresponding prior New Moon for this Full Moon was on 24 January 2020.
What the August 2020 Full Moon means for you
The natal house that the Full Moon is occurring in will indicate what endings, completions, pinnacles, or culminations the Full Moon might bring for you.
Once you know where the New Moon will be occurring in your natal chart, you can check the section below on Full Moons through the natal houses.
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Aquarius Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 1st House
The 1st house is associated with you, your body, your appearance, and how you appear to others. A Full Moon in the 1st house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
Having a Full Moon occur in your 1st house may prove to be quite an emotional time for you, which might be quite visible to others. You could be finalizing the finishing touches or coming to the end of a process related to a new look, image, or changes to your personality or health.
Capricorn Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 2nd House
The 2nd house is associated with your income, finances, and possessions. A Full Moon in the 2nd house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
Having a Full Moon occur in your 2nd house could manifest as a time when you have reached some financial pinnacle or ending. This could be when you have saved up enough money for an item you have budgeted for, a pay rise or bonus that has been a long time coming, or paying off a substantial debt.
Sagittarius Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 3rd House
The 3rd house is associated with siblings, early education, short educational courses, general communications, your local neighborhood, and day to day travel. A Full Moon in the 3rd house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon occurring in your 3rd house could manifest as completing something with a sibling or concerning your local neighborhood. It could also be that a sibling or someone that you often see in your day to day life moves away, or the relationship comes to an end, such as a falling out or disagreement.
This could also be a time of finalizing matters to do with an educational course you have been working towards, or general correspondence and communications.
Scorpio Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 4th House
The 4th house is associated with your family, particularly your parents, home, and real estate. A Full Moon in the 4th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon occurring in your 4th house could manifest as endings such as paying off a mortgage, moving house or country, or completing a real estate matter. There may also be endings or completions on issues related to your family, particularly parents. This could manifest as an ending of types for them, such as retiring, downsizing, becoming empty nesters, etc.
Libra Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 5th House
The 5th house is associated with your children, creativity, romance, and what you do for fun. A Full Moon in the 5th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon occurring in your 5th house could manifest as endings concerning your children. This could include finishing schooling, moving away, or some new beginning for them, which has an end of some sort.
As the 5th house is also the house of creativity, and what we do for fun, including romance, these are other topics that may be reaching a climax or culmination in some way. Perhaps the completion of an artistic project, a social event launched, or sporting level achieved.
Virgo Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 6th House
The 6th house is associated with your health and fitness, daily routines, pets, and work, especially in connection to those that you work with or work for you. A Full Moon in the 6th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon occurring in your 6th house could manifest as endings concerning a health issue, or the completion of a fitness goal. As this is the house of work this could be a time when a work assignment is completed. It could be the end of a working relationship with colleagues or those you employ, such as their retiring, moving, or resigning from the workplace.
Leo Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 7th House
The 7th house is associated with close one on one relationships, such as romantic or business partners, as well as close friends. A Full Moon in the 7th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon in the 7th house could manifest as endings or culmination in regards to relationships. While this could represent the break up of relationships, it may also be the end of one phase of the relationship and the moving on to the next stage of a relationship. It could also be an ending or culmination concerning your partner only, and not involve you.
While the 7th house is often linked to romantic relationships, it also includes business relationships and all one on one relationships. Close friends are included in the 7th house (the 11th house includes friends you may not be as close to) as are career situations where you work closely with clients. There may be endings concerning these one-on-one relationships with the end or completion of a work situation, a client no longer requiring your services, or a friend moving away or falling out of some kind.
Cancer Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 8th House
The 8th house is associated with shared finances and possessions. This can include shared funds with a partner, inheritances, taxation, insurances, and institutions’ loans. A Full Moon in the 8th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon in the 8th house could manifest as the finalization or end of a joint property matter such as a divorce settlement or a business partnership’s dissolution. The 8th is also associated with inheritances, so this could be when an estate is finalized. A loan, taxation, or insurance matter may also be completed at this time.
Gemini Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 9th House
The 9th house is associated with expanding our horizons through long-distance travel, foreigners, other cultures, higher education, religion, philosophy, publishing, and the law. A Full Moon in the 9th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon in the 9th house could manifest as having just completed an overseas trip or finishing up matters related to foreign interests or other cultures or beliefs. As this is the house of higher education, this may be associated with the completion of studies.
The 9th house also covers the subjects of publishing and the law. It may be that a legal matter is completed at this time or that a book or some other matters related to publishing are completed.
Taurus Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 10th House
The 10th house is associated with your career and public reputation, honors, and infamy. A Full Moon in the 10th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon in the 10th house could manifest as endings concerning career such as transferring within, resigning from, being fired or made redundant from a workplace. If you have had a lot of public attention lately, this may be when this slows to a stop.
Aries Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 11th House
The 11th house is associated with groups, friends, organizations, and your hopes and dreams. A Full Moon in the 11th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon in the 11th house could manifest as new endings in these areas of your life. It could be that a friend moves away, or you leave a group or organization that you belong to at this time. Events or plans made with a friend or a group may be completed at this time.
This is also the house of your hopes and dreams. This may mean that this is when you make some progress in these areas of your life.
Pisces Ascendant or Aquarius Full Moon in the 12th House
The 12th house is associated with hidden and secret matters as well as places of confinement and seclusion. This can also relate to addictions, our undoing, or illnesses. A Full Moon in the 12th house may signal endings and culminations in these areas of your life.
A Full Moon occurring in your 12th house could manifest as the ending or culmination of a period of withdrawal or seclusion from others, such as having been in a retreat, hospital, monastery, rehab, or jail. The 12th is also associated with low energy. This may be when you are starting to feel more energetic and eager to be out in the world again.
Full Moons for 2020
Jan 10th – Full Moon Lunar Eclipse 20° Cancer (Wolf Moon)
Feb 9th – Full Moon 20° Leo (Snow Moon)
Mar 9th – Full Moon 19° Virgo (Worm Moon)
Apr 7th – Full Moon 18° Libra (Pink Moon)
May 7th – Full Moon 17° Scorpio (Flower Moon)
Jun 5th –Full Moon Lunar Eclipse 15° Sagittarius (Strawberry Moon)
Jul 4th – Full Moon Lunar Eclipse 13° Capricorn (Buck Moon)
Aug 3rd – Full Moon 11° Aquarius (Sturgeon Moon)
Sep 2nd – Full Moon 10° Pisces (Harvest Moon)
Oct 1st – Full Moon 9° Aries (Hunters Moon)
Oct 31st – Full Moon 8° Taurus
Nov 30th – Full Moon Lunar Eclipse 8° Gemini (Beaver Moon)
Dec 29th – Full Moon 8° Cancer (Cold Moon)
New Moons for 2020
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