2014 Moon Cycle 02: new Moon in Aquarius, full Moon in Leo
This cycle begins with the Sun and new Moon at 10° Aquarius 55′ and comes to fruition with the full Moon at 26° Leo 13′. Note that this cycle spans two months with the new Moon occurring in January and the full Moon in February. Mercury turns retrograde in Pisces on the 7th of February; Jupiter continues to be retrograde in Cancer, and has been since November 7th, 2013. Venus has been retrograde in Capricorn since mid-December, but turns direct on the 1st of February. For an astrological explanation of retrograde motion, check out Dr. Standley's page on the topic.
This new Moon in Aquarius highlights people who love freedom and tend to be idealistic and progressive. Those strongly attuned with this sign tend to be observant, friendly but loners at heart, and seem to be distant, hard to grasp.
Each new Moon indicates the start of a new cycle with promise of new opportunities. It's a time to try out new directions; this new Moon favors
unusual or radical undertakings, social pursuits, group projects, trying something new, joining a group (Cafe Astrology, "Timing with the Moon")