The new moon on Sunday July 23, 2017 is at 0 ° Leo
The New Moon in Leo on July 23, is the first of two New Moons in Leo in a row – the second will take place a month from now and will be an eclipse!
Mars represents the main factor of influence on the new moon July 2017 astrology. This means that the new moon in July is about energy, action, sex, sports, anger and war. Uranus in the planet that brings secondary influence. As a planet of change and excitement, it will make Mars’s explosive, changeable, aggressive and wild energy even more pronounced.
The July 2017 new moon will be all about testing your patience and nerves. Be careful not to make people angry as they will be extra irritable. A real and increased danger of murders, mutinies, military assaults and war will be present.
However, there is always a way to stay out of trouble if we make the right decisions, even when planetary aspects are more challenging than usual. In the case of Mars square Uranus this means spending your uncontrollable erratic energy in a way that will be safe for you and everybody else. If you’s like to learn how to control and use this angry new moon energy, keep reading.
New Moon Meaning
When the moon is new, the luminaries -the Sun and the Moon – are aligned in the same zodiac sign. that makes it a charged time with concentrated energies of that sign.
A New Moon is a symbolic point of attention, and a symbolic portal for new beginnings.
New Moons are a great time to set intentions for things you’d like to create, develop, cultivate, make manifest. There are many ways to initiate this communion with the Universe from lighting a candle to elaborate rituals. What matters is that you’re committing yourself to your vision, and open to receiving guidance, healing, support from Spirit.
The July 23 new moon influence lasts for four weeks up to the August 21 solar eclipse. The best time for making a fresh start and for beginning new projects is during the first two weeks of this new moon cycle. This waxing phase of the Moon lasts from July 23 to the August 7 lunar eclipse.
New Moon July 2017 Astrology
The astrology of new moon July 2017 is pretty easy to interpret. Forget about all the aspect lines in the chart below and just look at the new moon, the sun and moon symbols at the beginning of Leo. The closeness of Mars makes this new moon one about action and reaction. It carries a lot of potential for aggression, sex and war. The new moon and Mars square Uranus makes this hot and potentially destructive energy more erratic, unpredictable, dangerous and explosive.
Mars square Uranus urges us to break the shackles and raise our voice against authority. Acting rashly without thinking about consequences can bring upon disruption and even violence in your life. on the other hand, being aware of the dynamic energy of this New Moon can instead lead to inventive and creative breakthroughs and a reinvigorated personal life.
Find yourself a place or an area where you can break the rules, have some fun and enjoy life to the fullest. You cannot restrain this erratic energy so must express your crazy, creative or sexy side in a safe environment. If your job includes a lot of sitting and repetitive tasks, then you should find a creative outlet socially, sexually or though a hobby.
Your goal is to vetn out your kinky or dangerous desires in a safe way without affecting or hurting others. An original outlook may lead to works of creative brilliance or scientific breakthroughs. However, you should avoid impulsive actions and taking dangerous risks. Lack of attention and concentration can lead to accidents, especially when driving or working with electricity or technology. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
New moon July 2017 conjunct Mars places the focus more on your desires and actions than change, excitement or higher awareness. It allows a conscious control over your actions to a certain extent, but be ready for a lot of impulsiveness . If you start worrying about personal freedom, change or accidents then you have to first go through Mars.
New Moon conjunct Mars brings abundant energy and initiative which should be burnt up in a constructive way, otherwise there could be damaging consequences. Mars square Uranus makes this even more critical. If this hot energy were to build up in the body, it would be spontaneously released without control. Such a release of uncontrolled hot energy would be rapid and destructive, hurting yourself or others.
Remaining unaware of the buildup of energy can lead to accidents, aggression, temper tantrums, and even violence or rape. You will initially notice the buildup of energy as irritation, annoyance or impatience. An inflated ego and abrupt attitude means than working alone is the best option. If you feel an argument brewing or someone provokes you, it would be wiser to back down to stop things escalating.
Another good idea is apply your creative energies to artwork, or even better sculpture, and other creative pursuits such as dance. Physical activity is preferable but the brain can also burn up a lot of energy. Sex drive can go through the roof and baby making fits the role as both creative and productive, enjoyable too. You can express your identity through physical actions.
You want to burn up as much of this hot Mars energy as you can in a safe and controlled way, before it explodes uncontrollably through Uranus. Hard work is the answer, physical if possible. Housework and gardening are productive uses if you do not have a physically demanding job. Sex is more enjoyable but should be consensual with a willing partner. Otherwise, too much of Uranus may leave a nasty taste.
Asteroid Sisyphus at 0°41′ Leo is only 0°03′ from the new moon. It leaves no doubts that hard work is the best way to diffuse the aggression of new moon July 2017. Sisyphus was a king from Greek mythology:
He was punished for his self-aggrandizing craftiness and deceitfulness by being forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it come back to hit him, repeating this action for eternity … tasks that are both laborious and futile are described as Sisyphean. [Wiki]
Previous Moon Phase: Full Moon 9 July 2017
Next Moon Phase: Lunar Eclipse 7 August 2017
New Moon July 2017 Times and Dates
New York July 23 – 5:45 am
London July 23 – 10:45 am
Delhi July 23 – 3:15 pm
Sydney July 23 – 7:45 pm
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