PUBLISHED: 13:43, Tue, Aug 11, 2020 | UPDATED: 13:44, Tue, Aug 11, 2020
Astrologers believe each of the Moon's eight phases can affect people’s horoscope. This is because every stage of the lunar cycle is said to symbolically correspond with the stages in the planting cycle.
Tonight's stage is the Last Quarter Moon or Half Moon when one side of the lunar orb is shrouded in complete darkness.
As the closest astronomical body to us, the Moon is considered by some to have a profound influence on people.
The Full Moon is consequently thought to offer the most profound astrological energy.
And the New Moon is believed to possess the next most powerful energy.
Some astrologers think one way to connect to each Moon phase energy and influence is to harness the Moon’s energy to help delicate intentions and clear negativity.
Half Moon astrology: Astrologers believe each of the Moon's eight phases can affect horoscopes (Image: Getty)
Half Moon astrology: A Half Moon will arrive in the skies tonight (Image: Express)
The 29.5 day lunar cycle is thought to represents a full life-cycle.
Each phase of the Moon, therefore, has its own unique meaning and rhythm.
Moon phases are also thought able to influence the flow of our existence.
Once attuned to the Moon’s cycles, people think its innate powers can be harnessed.
Half Moon astrology: The Moon is considered by some to have a profound