Full Moon October 2022 ~ Break The Chains


The Full Moon on 9 October 2022 falls at 16º Aries Decan 2. Aspect: Sextile Saturn & opposite Venus. Fixed Star: Alpheratz In The Chained Woman. Tarot Card: 3 Of Wands. Healing Crystal: Coral. 

The Full Moon October 2022 has no special dignity in Aries Decan 2 so will act in opposition to popular culture. The Aries moon generally is a protector and warrior rather than a nurturer. It does not want its children to be too dependent, which is why it teaches them to be strong and autonomous.

Moon In Aries Decan 1

So this full moon will teach us to be sovereign and self-reliant. Those touched by this full moon may perceive the family as a shackle. They want to be able to keep active and travel light. At this time we may find it very hard to put down roots. We will feel like the proverbial rolling stone that gathers no moss. 


For the collective, this full moon teaches us that we cannot rely on the government and that we will need to find other ways to support ourselves. We will realise that clinging to the apron strings of the nanny state comes with a huge price these days.

Full Moon Tarot Card

The Tarot card associated with Aries decan 2 is the three of wands. Karmically this card’s primary meaning is that of travel and liberating yourself from a painful situation in a past life. “Whatever you have been working on has taken off and the results are beginning to show. The future looks bright and rosy from where you are standing. 

The Three of Wands brings with it a sense of personal power and becoming aware of your place in the world. It is a time of wonderful growth and personal development. You are ready to spread your wings and take on the whole world.” ~ Teachmetarot. You can see that now the season has established itself Aries 2 is secure in itself and is ready to shine ...

What the FULL Moon OCTOBER 2022 means for your sign

Click on links for meanings. Moon in 1st house for ARIES, Moon in 2nd house for PISCES, Moon in 3rd House for AQUARIUS, Moon in 4th house for CAPRICORN, Moon in 5th house for SAGITTARIUS, Moon in 6th house for SCORPIO, Moon in 7th house for LIBRA, Moon in 8th house for VIRGO, Moon in 9th house for LEO, Moon in 10th house for CANCER, Moon in 11th house for GEMINI, Moon in 12th house for TAURUS.

Full Moon October 2022 Astrology

full moon october 2022

Full Moon Fixed Star


Fixed star Alpheratz falls in the head of Princess Andromeda (The chained princess) Alpheratz also connects with the adjacent flying horse Pegasus’s wing. There is a great feeling of having just been released from jail and wanting to go wild in flight. The name in Arabic means ‘the horse’s navel’ due to the star’s position. It feels like it is metaphorically the cutting of the umbilical cord. Robson says of this star that “It gives independence, freedom, love, riches, honour and a keen intellect.”

Princess Andromeda was chained to a rock by her father Cepheus to appease Neptune and save his kingdom. A boastful and arrogant mother got Andromeda into trouble in the first place. So this is a warning that parents should ensure that their sins do not pass to their children. This full moon is about cutting ties with authority figures and taking responsibility for one’s self. The aspects support this since Saturn is in harmonious aspect to the Sun/Moon opposition. 

Full Moon Aspects

Moon Sextile Saturn

Moon sextile Saturn in the sky is a time when the public wants to display how respectable, high status and honest they are. This aspect has what the older generation might call “airs and graces”. Indeed these two planets paired give off a very nostalgic vibration. The energy is classic and timeless, so traditional values are popular and people will play it safe with their creativity. Lines are elegant, while colours are muted and not ‘in your face’. Everything is effortlessly beautiful and natural, a look that has stood the test of time. There is nothing artificial about Moon in soft aspect to Saturn, it is mostly organic and down to earth.

Sun Trine Saturn

When the Sun is trine Saturn in the sky it forms a supportive wall for you to lean on when you are working hard. One feels protected and shielded from the elements. One of the best qualities of this aspect is its great timekeeping and scheduling abilities. Everything runs smoothly and on time. One feels supported by the universe, secure and safe. The moment is fantastic for demonstrating one’s trustworthiness and authority. This aspect provides stamina and self-discipline to get through tedious tasks.

Moon Opposite Venus

Moon opposite Venus in the sky stimulates a powerful, bitter-sweet creative energy. The hard aspects add spice and tension to produce a sexy little vibe. At this time relationships can become rocky, but there is also the explosive reconciliation that comes after a fight. The public craves glamour and femininity. Women do well at this time as the mood supports seduction and receptivity. In reality, however, this is a quite a manipulative aspect. Watch out for love exploiters for this combination can lead to cat-fishing. Soft focus beauty prevails over gritty realism at this time.

Full Moon Healing Crystal

aries crystal

The energy for this full moon is passionate and gets the blood racing so I thought I would go with a crystal that fortifies the blood and supports its flow and circulation. After any previous failures, red coral restores confidence and joy. Coral turns pale when you are stressed and exhausted, or when someone harms you. So heed its warning! 

When making an important decision about a person, hold onto Coral before committing. The Greeks believed Coral came from the severed head of Medusa so it has been associated with protection against manipulators and deceivers. (Useful for those cat-fishers I mentioned!) Many cultures give coral teething rings to babies to protect them.

Invigorating, Warming & Protective

In love and relationships Coral helps you control your emotions and avoid obsessions. It will help you overcome your relationship challenges and always stay one step ahead of people with less than honourable intentions. Get over your obstacles and face your rivals with courage! You will also dispel any lethargy in your love relationship. (supporting the spicy Moon opposition Venus aspect.)

With Coral, you are able to keep your promises and come through for your loved ones when they need you. (Again, this complements the security of Sun trine Saturn.) Red coral is also associated with Mars the ruler of this full moon. Although Coral is a red colour, its fleshy peachy undertones are still soothing. The crystal has the perfect balance of invigorating, warming heat with protection from its fiery red hue.

1. Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923. p. 113
2. Stars & Planet Combinations. Bernadette Brady. p. 116.