Full Moon in Leo, February 08, 2020

How much fun we can have on the Full Moon at 20° 00′ Leo on 08 February 2020, 11:34 PM PST may depend on how good we are at ignoring our inner parent AKA Saturn conjunct Pluto in Capricorn. The Leo Moon is well supported by a wide trine from rambunctious Mars in Sagittarius, boosting energy levels in general and inviting our individuality to come out and play.

The reason it might feel like someone is sitting in judgment is because Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn are semi-sextile the Aquarius Sun and inconjunct the Leo Moon. The combined weight of these two outer planets is far greater than the luminaries even though they prefer to work quietly behind the scenes, unlike fiery Leo who is all about being highly visible. We still have to live with Saturn conjoining Pluto for awhile longer, as annoying as it has been at times. Thankfully, Saturn is continuing to pull away and by the Spring Equinox, this conjunction will be history. For now, be kind, practice patience as well as decorum.

The other planet in a fire sign is Venus in Aries. Aries is not that comfortable a fit for Venus but she sure can raise hell in this sign! She is noted for being very clear about she wants and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Venus was very happy in sensitive Pisces but rather vague and wishy washy. Making Venus in Aries even more unpredictable is a semi-sextile to Uranus in Taurus. Her interest can shift at a moment’s notice and move on to someone or something newer and shinier.

The best aspect on this Full Moon is the waxing sextile between Jupiter in Capricorn and Neptune in Pisces (exact on February 20). Jupiter in Capricorn excels at working within the system for positive outcomes, and by teaming up with Neptune in Pisces those outcomes will likely benefit those truly in need of assistance. Capricorn is very good at using available resources effectively to ensure all who need help receive it.

Mercury in Pisces wanders around by itself this lunation as it prepares to station retrograde on February 16 at 12° 53′ Pisces. Be sure to look for non-verbal clues and intuitive guidance when making decisions. This can be especially trying for those who have their natal Mercury in fire and air signs because the crisp, linear thinking they prefer is being muddled by Neptune’s fog.

We can still have a fabulous time celebrating this Full Moon in Leo without breaking the bank or disturbing the neighbors. It’s the perfect occasion to exercise our creativity in a classy way rather than going over the top gold and glitter. Respecting other people’s privacy is always a good idea as is being kind, thoughtful and patient. A good dose of humility wouldn’t be amiss either. 😀

Note: Timing is averaged for EDT to PDT.

Image: Winter Full Moon © Diane Lang