December 2023 Astrology Calendar

This astrology calendar outlines all of the major astrological aspects for 2023, helping you plan for the year!

You’ll find the major planetary transits, retrograde periods, all phases in the lunar cycle, including New Moons, Full Moons, and Quarter Moons, zodiac sign changes, as well as what it all means for you this month.

Note: this calendar uses the Eastern time zone.

December 2023 Astrological Transits


Mercury Enters Capricorn

Greater focus on your long-term plans and goals can come now, and you may want to work on the details with them. Try to get this work in quickly before things get wonky!

Moon Enters Leo 

Connecting to your heart can be important, and you can make time to have fun, goof off, and let yourself enjoy life.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Cancer/Leo


Mercury in Capricorn Sextile Saturn in Pisces

There can be a greater mental focus on your goals, and you can be mentally disciplined in a very helpful way. Merge the big and little pictures.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Leo


Moon Enters Virgo

If you need to do a lot, put together a list and organize yourself. This can help you get as productive as possible.

Venus in Libra Square Pluto in Capricorn 

Fights with others may be easy to fall into, and you likely need to turn inward. There may be a problem that you’re taking out on someone else, and you need to address the root of the issue.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Leo/Virgo


Venus Enters Scorpio 

Passion in relationships can surge with Venus in Scorpio, and you can work to improve intimacy with those you’re closest to. You may have little patience for anything superficial with others and want intense connections.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Virgo


Last Quarter Moon in Virgo

Finishing up the little things over the next week can help you open up to new projects and ventures without having to worry about getting this stuff done.

Venus in Scorpio Trine Saturn in Pisces

Being more committed to your relationships and the people you’re closest to can be easier, and you can enjoy feeling there is a mutual commitment.


Moon Enters Libra

Balance can help you feel more secure and stable so that you can focus on areas of life you haven’t had as much time for and want to give attention to now.

Neptune Direct in Pisces

With Neptune retrograde ending in Pisces, some of the foggy energy that has been prevalent lately can begin to subside. You can get a clear view of what you’ve been missing and act accordingly.

Waning Crescent Moon in Virgo/Libra


Mercury in Capricorn Trine Jupiter in Taurus 

Big ideas can come easily to you, and you can look around for opportunities to do something about them. You likely don’t just want to sit back and daydream but actually do something.

Waning Crescent Moon in Libra


Moon Enters Scorpio

There may be something you want to transform for the better, and this can be something quick that takes just the next few days, or it can take a few weeks or longer. You can be dedicated no matter what.

Waning Crescent Moon in Libra/Scorpio


Venus in Scorpio Opposite Jupiter in Taurus

Lazy energy can surge, and you may struggle with others as well. You may lack the motivation to do anything or fix any problems, so try to get a break if you can.

Waning Crescent Moon in Scorpio


Moon in Scorpio Trine Neptune in Pisces

Your intuition can help show you your best options, and you can get aligned with what you feel is your purpose. Your intuitive self can do a lot of talking.


Moon Enters Sagittarius

As you pursue new experiences, you can learn new things, expanding your perspective and making you more optimistic.

Mercury in Capricorn Sextile Venus in Scorpio

Dealing with others can be easier, and you can work on expressing yourself in a way that is easy to understand. You may experiment with how to do this, and the usual way may not be as effective.

Waning Crescent Moon in Scorpio/Sagittarius


New Moon in Sagittarius

The Sagittarius New Moon can be a great time for big ideas, big projects, and new ventures that expand your life in new ways. Optimism can be high, but with the turn of events the next day, you can pause anything new you want to begin, or you may focus on something you can accomplish quickly.

Read this: The Ultimate Guide to New Moons


Mercury Retrograde Begins in Capricorn

Mercury moves backward for the rest of the month, and the start is in Capricorn, which can make you feel like you’re going backward, or experience blocks with the pursuit of your goals. You may need to pick back up old goals and have patience with the new ones.

Read this next: Your Ultimate Guide to Controversial Mercury Retrograde

Moon Enters Capricorn

This brings extra attention to the Mercury retrograde, and you may feel emotionally invested in your goals and any trials and tribulations you may experience with them now. Try to avoid tying your self-esteem with your success rate.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Sagittarius/Capricorn


Moon in Capricorn Trine Uranus in Taurus

A different approach may be the right idea, and opening up to the unconventional may open up more options for you to make progress.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Capricorn


Moon Enters Aquarius 

Let yourself have some time to dream about your future. This may serve to inspire and motivate you going forward.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Capricorn/Aquarius


Sun in Sagittarius Square Neptune in Pisces

Focus can be difficult to control, and your imagination can take over. This can drain you, and you may want time alone to rest.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Aquarius


Moon Enters Pisces

Have some compassion for the people you love, and give yourself some compassion too. A gentle hand can be beneficial now.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Aquarius/Pisces


Mercury in Capricorn Trine Jupiter in Taurus

Your big ideas can prove beneficial, and looking at the bright side can help if you’re experiencing some limitations. Try seeing things differently and taking a different approach.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Pisces


First Quarter Moon in Pisces

Let your intuition guide you to what needs to be changed over the next week. This may be more beneficial than letting your mind choose, given the Mercury retrograde, but do keep some logic in mind.

Moon Enters Aries

There can be extra energy and drive, and you can use this to try and get something moving. Your enthusiasm can go a long way.


Moon in Aries Square Mercury in Capricorn

It can be difficult to focus your mind, and you may be all over the place. Try to give your mind a break.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Aries


Sun Enters Capricorn

Ambition, direction, and goals can be the main focus during Capricorn season, though with Mercury also retrograde, you may want to focus on old goals and ambitions. Give yourself some time to get on the right path.

Read more: You Need These 5 Crystals for Capricorn Season

Moon Enters Taurus

Slowing things down can help a lot, and you can benefit from getting more time to assess situations and see what would work out best.

Venus in Scorpio Opposite Uranus in Taurus

The people in your life may get on your nerves right now, but you likely need to take a beat and make sure you’re listening and being considerate.

Mercury in Capricorn Sextile Saturn in Pisces

Focus can be better at the moment, and you can use this to your advantage to set yourself up with a goal or plan.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Aries/Taurus


Sun in Capricorn Conjunct Mercury in Capricorn

This can be a great time to start something new that you can focus on for the next 6-8 weeks and have the focus you need for it right now.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Taurus


Mercury Retrograde Enters Sagittarius

Mercury goes backward into Sagittarius for the rest of the retrograde, and Mercury retrograde in Sagittarius can make you lazier, prone to excess, and a little bit selfish. You may need to work on seeing the big picture, but not so much that you completely ignore the details.


Moon Enters Gemini

This brings more attention to the Mercury retrograde, and you may need to give yourself more time to get things done. It can be easy to feel scattered, so try to take it easy on yourself.

Sun in Capricorn Sextile Saturn in Pisces

Focus on what you need to do, and work on making sure you’re getting it done. You can be more disciplined with your time and more focused on your plans.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Taurus/Gemini


Venus in Scorpio Trine Neptune in Pisces

Helping others can make you feel good, and you can enjoy being there for the people you care about. This can help you feel closer with them on a spiritual level.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Gemini


Full Moon in Cancer

The Cancer Full Moon brings focus to home and family matters, and you can finish up projects at home, resolve issues with those you think of as family, and may prefer to be in the places most comfortable to you.

Read this: The Ultimate Guide to Full Moons

Moon Enters Cancer

Take care of yourself emotionally, and focus on some of your emotional needs in healthy, positive ways.


Mercury in Sagittarius Square Neptune in Pisces

Focus may be completely gone, and your head can be stuck in a fog. Try to ground your mind.

Sun in Capricorn Trine Jupiter in Taurus

It can be easier to get more space, and you may prefer to get out on your own and do things in your own way. More opportunities may await you.

Mercury in Sagittarius Conjunct Mars in Sagittarius

Energy can be high, and you may find new, different ways of taking action or taking the initiative. This can be exciting for you.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Cancer


Moon Enters Leo

Your heart can be big, and you can be generous with everything you have. You likely want to connect with others and show affection.

Mars in Sagittarius Square Neptune in Pisces

Focusing your energy may be difficult, and you may be uncertain about your next steps, unable to see clearly. Try to give yourself time, get plenty of rest, and work on your intuitive connection.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Cancer/Leo


Venus Enters Sagittarius

Having adventures with loved ones can be great during Venus in Sagittarius, and you can be more gregarious and open-hearted. You may be less inclined to go for strings, though, and want to maintain some freedom from others.

Venus in Scorpio Sextile Pluto in Capricorn

Passion and intensity can be strong in relationships, and you can enjoy improving intimacy with others. You may demand more commitment from those you’re closest to and are willing to give it in return.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Leo


Jupiter Direct in Taurus

Jupiter ends its retrograde in Taurus, which means you can get more opportunities to improve your finances, have better resources, improve stability and security, and be more confident. You can focus more on action instead of being so introspective, though this may not kick in until after Mercury retrograde ends on January 1st.


Moon Enters Virgo 

There can be plenty to focus on, lots of little details to address, and get out of the way before the new year comes. You can sense that things are about to change direction and can work to set up your schedule to be flexible enough to adjust on the fly.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Leo/Virgo

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