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Dec 31, 2023 - Astrology Calendar

All Moon and Planet Constellations / Aspects and Transits for Sunday, December 31, 2023
Dec 31, 2023 - Astrology Calendar
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Birthday

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse was a French painter, graphic artist, and sculptor. He was born on 31 December 1869 in Cateau-Cambrésis, France, and died on 3 November 1954 in Nice, France. Matisse is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century and became known above all for his colorful and expressive works.

The painting "The Red Cell " from 1907 is exhibited at the MoMA in New York. It shows a woman sitting on a bed surrounded by a red blanket. It is considered one of the most important examples of Matisse's use of color and line.

Another famous work is "The Green Snake " from 1907, which is now exhibited at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. It shows a woman being embraced by a green snake and is attributed to the Fauvist movement, characterized by vivid colors.

His painting "The Blue Niche " from 1947 is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It shows a woman sitting in a blue alcove. It was from the late phase of his career when he became more involved with collages and paper cuts.

More birthdays

  • Adolf Grimme, 31 November 1893 in Klein Esserden, Germany, † 7 May 1964, journalist, author
  • Elizabeth Arden, 31 December 1878 in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, † 18 October 1966, entrepreneur, beautician
  • Val Kilmer, 31 December 1959 in Los Angeles, California, actor
  • Anthony Hopkins, 31 December 1937 in Margam, Wales, actor
  • Psy, 31 December 1977, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea, singer, rapper
  • Donna Summer, 31 December 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, † 17 May 2012, singer
  • John Denver, 31 December 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico, † 12 October 1997, singer, songwriter
  • Diane von Fürstenberg, 31 December 1946, Brussels, Belgium, fashion designer
  • Nicholas Sparks, 31 December 1965, Omaha, Nebraska, writer

Saint's day

  • Melanie

Weather Proverb

 

Sun
Sun
Sunday, December 31, 2023

Sun December 2023

Birthday: Capricorn

Chinese zodiac sign:
兔 Water Rabbit

In 337 days (11 months, 3 days)

Daily aspects

Moon → Virgo

Moon Square Venus

Moon Opposition Saturn

Moon Trine Jupiter

Moon

The Moon moves from Leo to Virgo (
waning gibbous

Moonset:
Moonrise:
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Daily aspects

Moon → Virgo | Photo: © Petro - stock.adobe.com
Moon → Virgo

The Virgo Moon makes us analytical and critical. We are productive and health-conscious. These days, work and the fulfillment of duties are in the foreground.

Moon (Virgo) Square Venus (Sagittarius)  | Photo: © LIGHTFIELD STUDIOS - stock.adobe.com
Moon (Virgo) Square Venus (Sagittarius)

This is a not a good time to bond with others emotionally. You may have arguments with your mother, or motherly figure, as well as other females. If you are creative, you may paint objects, portraits, or landscapes, only to be disappointed in what you have made and destroy it afterwards. If you are female, you may experience period cramps and excessive PMS irritability and aggression.  

Moon (Virgo) Opposition Saturn (Pisces)  | Photo: © robsonphoto - stock.adobe.com
Moon (Virgo) Opposition Saturn (Pisces)

This opposition can cause a lot of trouble at home, where fighting may occur over children and finances. It's not a good time to get advice from elders, or people in authority. Your mental state may not be good right now, as you may feel very melancholic. Right now, it's very important to get good sleep, fresh air, keep a clean environment around you, exercise and eat healthy.

Moon (Virgo) Trine Jupiter (Taurus)  | Photo: © Jacob Ammentorp Lund - stock.adobe.com
Moon (Virgo) Trine Jupiter (Taurus)

This is a very favorable transit. It can bring you social success, as well as financial opportunities. You have a positive vibe and outlook on life, are sincere, and enjoy popularity. You can carry out philanthropic activities with ease. You are attractive, optimistic and have artistic interests. It's a great time for going out on dates and meeting your future spouse!

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The Sun on Dec 31, 2023

Darkest moment
It is the darkest moment of the night. Sun is in the lowest position.
Night ends
The morning astronomical twilight starts.
Nautical Dawn
The morning nautical twilight starts.
Dawn
Morning nautical twilight ends, morning civil twilight starts.
Sunrise
Top edge of the sun appears on the horizon
Sunrise ends
Bottom edge of the sun touches the horizon.
Morning golden hour ends
Soft light - the best time for photography.
Solar noon
The sun is in the highest position.
Evening golden hour starts
Sunset starts
The bottom edge of the sun touches the horizon.
Sunset
Sun disappears below the horizon, evening civil twilight starts.
Dusk
Evening nautical twilight starts.
Nautical dusk
Evening astronomical twilight starts.
Night
It is dark enough for astronomical observations.

The times were calculated for 38° 53' N, -77° 02' W, Timezone: America/Chicago (UTC -6)

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