is the presiding deity for the element water, and rules over the tides
of the sea. Moon is also the ruler of plants and the vegetable kingdom.
Moon represents the mother -the energy that creates and preserves.
rules peace of mind, comfort, general well-being, and also the fortune
of a person.It shows influence around twenty-four to twenty-five years
of age. The Moon gives sense of purpose, intuitive nature, sensuality,
taste, youth, love of poetry, fine arts and music, love of jewelry, attractive
appearance, wealth and good fortune. It makes us moody, emotional, and
Moon is auspicious for those who are born in the ascending Moon cycle
and malefic for those who are born in the descending Moon cycle. For persons
whose Moon is not rightly placed in their horoscopes or is ill-aspected,
success becomes very illusive or difficult. Sometimes it even becomes
difficult to achieve a comfortable life on earth. It makes such people
weak or sick in their early years.The gemstone related to Moon is Pearl
, and its metal is silver. Moon rules the number 2 in numerology.
the Moon's Diameter is 3,476 kilometres (2,160 miles). It is about
a quarter of the size of the Earth.
from Earth- maximum (apogee) 406,697 km (252,681 miles); minimum
(perigee) 356,410 km (221,438 miles).
Age- four billion years
the moon comprises an outer crust of solid rock, 150 kilometres thick
and a central core of solid metal, with a very small inner core of molten
metal. The surface of the moon is covered with a layer of fine dust.
the moon takes 27.32 days to orbit the earth. Its orbit is an ellipse.
there is no atmosphere on the moon. Its low gravity might have caused
its atmosphere to escape.
temperature- temperatures on the Moon's surface are very extreme,
ranging from +100°C to -200ºC, depending on whether the Sun's rays are
falling on it or not.
Moons / Full Moons in 2008
New Moon-January 8, 2008 in Capricorn
Moon -January 22, 2008 in Leo
New Moon -February 6/7, 2008 in Aquarius
Full Moon -February 20/21, 2008 in Virgo
New Moon -March 7, 2008 in Pisces
Full Moon -March 21, 2008 in Libra
New Moon -April 5/6, 2008 in Aries
Moon -April 20, 2008 in Scorpio
New Moon -May 5, 2008 in Taurus
Full Moon -May 19/20, 2008 in Scorpio
Moon -June 3, 2008 in Gemini
Full Moon -June 18, 2008 in Sagittarius
New Moon -July 2/3, 2008 in Cancer
Full Moon -July 18, 2008 in Capricorn
New Moon-August 1, 2008 in Leo
Moon -August 16, 2008 in Aquarius
New Moon -August 30, 2008 in Virgo
Moon -September 15, 2008 in Pisces
New Moon -September 29, 2008 in Libra
Moon -October 14, 2008 in Aries
New Moon -October 28, 2008 in Scorpio
Moon -November 12/13, 2008 in Taurus
New Moon -November 27, 2008 in Sagittarius
Moon-December 12, 2008 in Gemini
New Moon -December 27, 2008 in Capricorn