The full moon on Sunday July 9, 2017 is at 17° Capricorn. The full moon July 2017 astrology is as intense as it gets. Moon and Pluto opposite Sun and Mars creates such intensely hot energy that it will be difficult to control. This dangerous full moon has the potential to cause serious relationships problems if you let things get out of control.
The July 2017 full moon could cause threats, violence, displays of power, murder, invasions, overthrows and war. There is, however, a real chance of compromise and peace between lovers and between nations. Continue reading for advice on how to keep relationships together during this powerful moon phase.
Full Moon Meaning
Sun opposite Moon makes a full moon and highlights opposing forces or polarities in your life. These can include your ego versus emotions, your work versus home, or what you need versus what you want. Inner tension and external pressures can lead to personal conflict and crises that drain your energy.
The lunar qualities of emotions and instincts reach their peak at a full moon. Use you increased emotional strength and intuition to overcome any challenges. Subconscious awareness allows for an objective and balanced look at your personal relationships. You will clearly see any relationship dynamics or negative feelings causing disharmony.
The full moon influence lasts for two weeks and relates to the previous new moon. Your June 23 new noon goals can now be fine-tuned or completed, it is harvest time. It is time to make emotional adjustments in response to those goals.
Full Moon July 2017 Astrology
The July 9 full moon at 17°09′ Capricorn is only one degree away from Pluto. This planet of power and intensity transforms through destruction and renewal. This is as powerful as a full moon can get. Emotions are already high at a full moon but now they become all-powerful, all-consuming.
Moon conjunct Pluto brings such deep and intense feelings to the surface that they can overwhelm you. You may become obsessed about your feelings and have trouble focusing on anything else. Dreams, visions, psychic impressions or intuitive insights may have a profound influence on your mood.
Interactions with women will be particularly intense and revealing. You can access to your true feelings and discover someone else’s true feelings about you. Take care not to react too strongly to overpowering feelings. Your intuition might be correct but could obscure your rational thought processes and conscious judgement skills.
In relationships you may encounter controlling and manipulative behaviors like jealousy, guilt tripping, threats, intimidation, violence or self harm. Remove yourself from such negative and destructive people and environments. You can transcend your own challenging emotions and behaviors through meditation, self-analysis, or other technique to understand your feelings.
Sun opposite Moon makes the Moon Pluto alignment more challenging because of the relationship tension it creates. The battles you have with other people can mirror your own inner conflict as you try to reconcile differences between what you want versus what you need.
Sun opposite Pluto brings a crisis either with self-esteem, a relationships or an event. This may be due to a self-destructive character trait such as addiction, spying or stubbornness. In relationships, you may be the subject of, or the perpetrator of, manipulation, jealousy, domination or spying. Events may include the breakdown of an appliance or car, theft, violence, or the destruction of possessions by people or natural disaster.
If a crisis does happen at this time, it is important not to be overly assertive, egotistic, or resistant to change. Change may be forced upon you or you may instigate it. The aim is to transform for the better. To evolve your soul so that you may live a better life and experience more satisfaction. It will probably occur through a close relationship, such as a family member, close friend or partner.
Looking at the full moon July 2017 astrology chart shows Mars about five degrees from the Sun. There are tighter aspects to the full moon including Moon square Jupiter but the Sun Mars alignment is way more powerful. The potential for destructive emotions and reactions has increased. Anger is added to your extremely powerful emotion and your patience is severely tested.
Mars opposite Pluto gives an intense passion to achieve your strongest desires. In this competitive spirit you may go to great lengths to achieve victory. If you can channel such aggressive and dominating urges, the transforming nature of Pluto will bring marked achievements. Physical and creative pursuits are favored, but the competitive arena may involve business or other professional areas, where courage and strength are required.
You may have to contend with powerful forces acting against you. They will seek out weak spots in your plans and defenses. Powerful and primal energies may activate the fight or flight response. Sexual conquest at this time also comes with dangers. Your will-power and sex drive may become overbearing. If dating beware of predators and the potential for male violence or rape.
Sun conjunct Mars brings abundant energy and initiative which must be burnt up in a constructive way otherwise there can be damaging consequences. If this hot energy were to build up in your body it would be spontaneously released without control. Such release of uncontrolled hot energy would be rapid and destructive, hurting yourself or others. This negative manifestation of Mars is the most likely outcome given the opposition to Moon and Pluto.
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. The best option is to consciously apply yourself to a positive form of activity. Physical activity is preferred 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.
Moon opposite Mars makes you moody and short-tempered. Little things will annoy you that you would normally ignore. Anger and a tendency to act without thinking increase the risk of minor irritations turning into arguments or fights. Being alone will stop conflict but you still need to let off steam without causing harm.
Relationships with your partner, family and close friends are most likely to suffer from your impulsive actions and aggressive instincts. To avoid hostilities you can channel your energy toward hard work and competition. Trying to better your record in an individual sport or exercise will cut anger levels.
It is possible you could be subject to aggression from others. Abuse such as domestic violence would be a sign of not expressing your emotional desires strongly enough. If you are the submissive or shy type then full moon July 2017 may trigger a fight or flight response and an opportunity to leave a dangerous home environment.
Mercury sextile Venus offers a release valve and a way to talk yourself out of potential conflict. It has a friendly influence, reducing stress levels and adding some harmony to your relationships. You will have greater ability to express your love and affection. Extra charm and social skills will help you find a compromise and find a peaceful resolution.
Full Moon July 2017 Summary
The July 9 full moon is as intense as they come. Moon and Pluto opposite Sun and Mars creates such intensely hot energy that it will be difficult to control. The six aspects involved in full moon July 2017 all tell a similar story. This dangerous full moon has the potential to cause serious relationships problems if you let thing get out of control.
Conscious awareness of your intense emotions and short temper will help you avoid arguments. Responding to provocation with threats or ultimatums will only inflame the situation. There is a high chance of conflict in your personal relationships involving power and control issues.
Further afield there will be threats, violence, displays of power, murder, invasions, overthrows and war. There is, however, a real chance of compromise and peace between lovers and between nations. Is is there for the taking if both sides want it.
Previous Moon Phase: New Moon 23 June 2017
Next Moon Phase: New Moon 23 July 2017
Full Moon July 2017 Times and Dates
New York July 9 – 12:06 am
London July 9 – 5:06 am
Delhi July 9 – 9:36 am
Sydney July 9 – 2:06 pm