Full Moon August 2022: The Last Supermoon of the Year

Enjoy the spectacle that the sky offers us in this month of August 2022 by admiring the last supermoon of the year which follows the night of the shooting stars.

  full moon of'août 2022 : la dernière super lune de l'année

During the full moons, we feel new emotions, we evolve in a particular context according to the characteristics of our zodiac sign. What will it be with the august super full moon ? Before answering this question, let's get to know this new manifestation of the moon.

What is the Super Moon?

For the last time of the year, on August 12 we will be able to attend a super moon . As a reminder, this astronomical phenomenon occurs when the moon is at its perigee , that is to say as close as possible to Earth's orbit. Appearing 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual, the supermoon puts on a magnificent sight. When full moon friday august 12 , our satellite will be only 357,344 km away from the Earth, which allows us to deduce that its influence will be maximum.

What will be the effects of the August 2022 Full Moon in Aquarius?

All the Zodiac signs will not experience the presence of the August 12 full moon. Some, by their character traits, will find themselves favored, while others will have difficulty finding a balance. Positioned in Aquarius , an air sign, the lunar star is unpredictable and could give you the desire for freedom. Nevertheless, Aquarius is a rebellious sign that can sometimes lack empathy. This could have consequences on certain decisions made without caring about the opinion and feelings of the people around you.

When will the full moon August 2022 be?

The august full moon will be the eighth full moon of 2022 but the fourth and last supermoon of the year . It will take place Friday, August 12 at 3:36 a.m. and will follow those of May, June and July. Like any supermoon, it will have a slightly larger apparent diameter and be brighter than usual.



Did you know that Native Americans call this full moon the sturgeon moon ? This nickname reminds us that the fishing is intense at this time of the year and particularly the fishing of sturgeons which migrate between the great rivers of the American West Coast and the Pacific Ocean (San Francisco Bay or Vancouver Bay).

Under which astro sign is this full moon placed?

Each full moon appears under a different constellation. In 2022, the August full moon will be located in Aquarius , the 11th sign of the zodiac. Therefore, the atmosphere it will create should be conducive to more lightness, fantasy. It is also a wind of freedom that will blow. Movement and many changes can be expected. Let us not forget, indeed, that Aquarius is governed by Uranus , planet corresponding to the impulse of novelty and originality.

What is meant by 'full moon'?

The full moon is the phase during which the entire surface of the Earth's natural satellite is illuminated by the Sun. It then appears perfectly round and very luminous. The full moon occurs precisely every 29.53 days, when the Moon, Earth and Sun are aligned . On this date, the moon rises when the sun sets and sets the next morning when the sun rises.

At the origin of many beliefs, the full moon would have a direct impact on our lives. It would reveal certain aspects of our personality, especially on certain dates, when it occupies a special place in our astral sky. The duration of a lunar cycle being similar to that of a menstrual cycle, the lunar star is often associated with femininity . A tenacious belief wants besides that the number of childbirths during the nights of full moon is higher than the average.

What is the influence of the moon in the astral sky?

When you have your horoscope , different elements are taken into account in your sky map. This is specific to each individual and includes, in each of the twelve houses representing the astrological signs, the position of the planets, the sun and the moon at the exact moment of birth. Throughout our life, our satellite has indeed a major influence on our mood and the various emotions that pass through us .

Depending on the date and your astrological sign , the full moon can act more or less strongly on your love life, your professional success or on the relationships you have with your friends or family. During a year, 12 lunar cycles follow one another and it is important to take into account the full moon nights in order to better understand and anticipate what the future holds .

What are the dates of the full moons in 2022 and 2023?

Throughout the year, the lunar cycles follow one another, influencing our state of mind, our mood, our motivation, etc. Full moons are the peak . The previous days, we speak of a rising moon, then a waning moon. In order not to miss any of the full moons for the next two years, here is a calendar specifying their dates.

Les pleines Monday in 2022

  • September 10, 2022
  • October 9, 2022
  • November 8, 2022
  • December 8, 2022

Full moons in 2023 (year with 13 moons)

  • Saturday, January 7, 2023
  • Sunday, February 5, 2023
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Thursday, April 6, 2023
  • Friday, May 5, 2023
  • Sunday, June 4, 2023
  • Monday, July 3, 2023
  • tuesday 1 is August 2023
  • Thursday, August 31, 2023 (full blue moon)
  • Friday, September 29, 2023
  • Saturday, October 28, 2023
  • Monday, November 27, 2023
  • Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Yes the moon calendar is valuable for astrologers who find crucial information there to work out their horoscopes and astral charts, it is also widely used in gardening, in order to sow, plant and harvest according to the different cycles. The moon having an influence on the level of the oceans, it is also used to calculate the tidal coefficients.