Scorpio Solar Eclipse at the New Moon, November 13 2012

Scorpio eclipse 2012Today’s Scorpio New Moon is a total eclipse, amping up the power and volume of the Scorpio energy to sweep away the debris of the old and decaying aspects of our lives.  Scorpio is intense and passionate, but also courageous and powerful – let go of any desire for the superficial today.

Scorpio is closely connected with death and the occult, and the idea that the veil between this world and others is thinner than we’d like to think.  In this lunation the Sun and Moon are closely aligned with the North Node (future destiny) and opposite the South Node (past karma), giving us an opportunity to propel ourselves forward into a compelling future that is based on the big Truth rather than our ideas that underpin our beliefs about reality.  (A lunation is said to be an eclipse when the Sun and Moon are near the lunar nodes, signifying an event that carries importance and a fated quality.)

Saturn trines Pluto at this New Moon, and since Pluto as the modern ruler of Scorpio has a seat of honor at the table of this eclipse and Saturn is in the sign of Scorpio, ruled by Pluto, this is a dynamic alignment which fosters personal growth through focused effort.

The ancient Celts looked at the Scorpio time of year as the darkest time of year (in the Northern hemisphere) before the world began anew at the Winter Solstice.  There is a quality of rebirth and regeneration with Scorpio that immediately follows the necessary destruction of the old, and we can be the witnesses of this magical transformation if we only open our eyes.

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By | 2012-11-13T13:41:16+00:00 November 13th, 2012|Moon|14 Comments


  1. Norma November 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    Lynn, the eclipse is occurring around my South Node, which means it’s also opposite my North Node. Any thoughts about this?

    • November 14, 2012 at 12:36 pm

      Norma, if the eclipse hits your nodal axis it could bring up something of importance to your life journey.

  2. Garron November 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    It’s my understanding that eclipses usually happen when the sun/moon are conjunct the nodal axis so it is super interesting that this eclipse falls on top of your natal nodal axis. The rest would depend on the makeup of your chart 🙂

  3. Lena November 14, 2012 at 12:31 am


    I got a job after 4 years with this solar eclipse today..

    • November 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm

      That is great news Lena!!

  4. jenni November 15, 2012 at 8:15 am

    hi Lynn hope u are well 🙂 did u see any of the footage of the eclipse in action over brisbane – australia ?
    i can send u the link if u wish.

    • November 16, 2012 at 5:03 am

      Hi Jenni, yes, please send the link!

      • jenni November 16, 2012 at 11:09 pm

        hopefully this should work !

        • jennii November 16, 2012 at 11:10 pm

          amazingly magical – and the clouds give it that little mystery 🙂 the west coast got Hilary Clinton – also a scoroio event ! 🙂

          • jennii November 16, 2012 at 11:13 pm

            this is more “newsy” but does give local colour. Also interesting info about how the Indigenious People see the Sun and the Moon – as Sting says the jealous sun ! ha ! xxx miis g

          • jennii November 16, 2012 at 11:14 pm

            sorry Scorpio event !

  5. Edon November 15, 2012 at 8:33 am


    Scorpio falls in my Imum Coeli (I.C.)

    Imum Coeli Scorpio 20°14’47

    I’ve been struggling to know how this eclipse has effected me. Any insight?

    • November 16, 2012 at 5:21 am

      I think you probably mean the eclipse fell ON your IC. This the point at the cusp of the fourth house of home and inner life, the psychological inheritance from the family. Planetary events don’t affect everyone in the same way and not everyone will have a definable experience during every eclipse so there’s no way to make a blanket prescription for everyone, but what can you share about your experience during the eclipse? Did something emerge from the subconscious during that time?

  6. VS November 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Hii Lynn,
    Greetings!!!!what does it means if this new moon was square to my mercury and meanwhile mercury is lord of marriage in my birth chart situated in 11thhouse in aquarius.

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