Distance to Earth: 384403 km (239,200 miles)
Ruler of: Cancer
Exaltation: 3° Taurus (1-10° very strong exaltation)
Debilitation: 3° Scorpio (generally debilitated in Scorpio)
Generally, it is important that moon looks at the planets, no matter what planet she looks at. This gives the native a special life strength.
Moon is a feminine planet, moist, cold, watery, nocturnal and phlegmatic.
The person’s appearance under strong influence of the moon:
The native has a fair stature, round face, pale complexion, short arms, bright eyes, rather corpulent hands and feet, smooth, phlegmatic and corpulent and body.
These natives should choose cautiously their friends. They further should keep strictly a disciplined life. Otherwise, there is a danger of them being too careless and casual about life.
Conjunction with the Sun: (if approaching to):
During the first 4 years of his or her life, the person might be of a rather delicate constitution.
More than any other planet, the moon is very sensitive to the influence of the Zodiac signs. Only a slight degree change on the ascendant and the moon’s position brings in fact greatest differences in two lives born; even though they may be born only a short moment apart. This explains the reason why twins can be so different from each other.
The Zodiac signs themselves have a great effect on the moon but by no means less the subdivisions of the decades which in fact have an equally important effect.
Moon in a good aspect:
The native will be soft, mild, ingenuous, kind, and polite. However, he will also be thoughtless, unsettled and timid. This native absolutely dislikes any kind of troubles or disputes.
Moon in an ill dignified aspect:
The native strongly tend to be rather stupid, idle, and petty; he likes alcohol.
Moon’s influence on the body:
The moon governs the stomach, the brain, the bowels, the left eye and the bladder. Also the moon has strong influence over the body fluid, the lymph’s; in case of women the breasts and the glands.
Moon’s influence on the health:
Moon’s diseases are rheumatism, colic, consumption, vertigo, palsy, small pox, apoplexy, dropsy, seropila, as well as lunacy (in its various forms)
If moon is badly aspected, it is undisputable a most threat to the health. It can furthermore be the reason of the functional disorders.
The moon plays undoubtly a very important role :
on our lives and is actually the star of destiny. The moon’s vibrations can influence a person on the one hand with extreme purity and devotion towards higher meanings or on the other hand make the person to be a slave of the emotions.
Natives who are ruled strongly by the moon are very sensitive. Naturally, they absorb the influences around them. It is therefore utmost important that they learn to see and understand the difference between true and false and to realize what is valuable and what is purposeless. These natives have rather difficulties with finding the middle paths.
They are further very adaptable and this fact may give them a special charm and attraction. They are normally quite versatile and tend to take the benefit of opportunities.
There is however also a possibility, that this native is rather like a straw who indicates which way the wind blows. With enough will power, the native however can stabilize these forces and learn to manage and handle the tendency to disperse these energies.
Moon as the ruling force:
This person tends to change the determination which he has decided for earlier in life; possibly it has been the steppingstone that could have led to his true work later on.
The native’s reputation is subject to fluctuations and may bring changes of position.
The native, however, is not destined for leading a murky, drab and a dull and monotonous life. Therefore, the person has to learn to govern his matters and must understand that not all publicity which comes may be beneficial and helpful to success and happiness.
Moon and the profession :
The moon commonly brings opportunities to the native, to occupy important positions in public affairs, clubs or also politics.
The planet governs the population; many people who are very popular and influence the crowd, are usually born under strong influence of this planet; likewise respectable and notable men who are involved in public affairs.
Moon and the home:
Woman born under strong influence of the moon, you will find great wives and mothers.
However, they tend to love news and sensation; therefore, they consider it as necessary to have many friends. Also they need to have their freedom. If they don’t get this freedom, they have a tendency to get unhappy, unsatisfied and restless with their domesticity.
Men born under strong influence of this planet mostly feel attracted to women of rather masculine types. They tend to be a kind of „henpecked husbands “unless they adopt own will and grow more self-confident.
Even though the moon is of great importance, she also has negative influences since she represents the sensorium.
Only by way of the senses, man can manifest his qualities, his ego etc.
Regardless of all that might be augured well by other planets, if the moon is afflicted it impedes and hinders their good qualities.
An afflicted moon can cause afflicted sensorium and consequently prevents the beneficial effects and qualities of other planets.
As the moon is of faster motion than the other planets, her influence is of utmost importance also moon forms more aspects.
The moon indicates all actions of the daily life as changes, minor incidents and circumstances. Therefore, the moon is responsible for the everyday occurrences which are of interest for the most of us.