This is about the natal Moon in Capricorn, not about the transit. Everybody knows his sun sign (or star sign). Indeed, the position of the Sun at one’s birth is very important. It offers us a lot of information about our personality and daily activity. But, as the night follows the day, the subconscious mind is deep there, conditioning and influencing our thoughts, feelings and actions.

The position of the Moon, in a birth chart, permits us to better understand our depths.


Moon in Capricorn – Personality and Characteristic

The Moon in Capricorn is in detriment, Capricorn being the opposite sign of Cancer, Moon’s domicile sign. So, Moon in Capricorn is not very powerful (like it is in Cancer or in Taurus, for example).

For people having the Moon in Capricorn, duty calls first before all else. The importance of fulfilling their duties and obligations is totally understood. If they make a promise, they keep it, no matter what it is. For them, small promises are as important as the big ones. So, you can count on a Capricorn Moon who told you that he will visit you this week-end or that he will borrow you some money.


They also respect authority, knowing their own place. These people act reasonably, even when they disagree with their bosses, teachers or friends. They express their opinion in a diplomatic and non-confrontational manner. They instinctively avoid highly emotional situations, preferring to take a break and to return to the conversation only when calm has returned.

Time management is one of their most valuable skills, grace to Saturn, planet ruling the sign of Capricorn. The Romans identified Saturn with the Greek Cronus, the personification of time. In consequence, in astrology Saturn was always considered to represent the part of a person concerned with long-term planning. They always know where they’d like their life to be in the next few years. So, they build very specific goals. Self-disciplined, people with Moon in Capricorn develop habits that aid in accomplishing their goal, keep themselves motivated and, in the end, celebrate their success.

Moon in Capricorn Chief Feature: Timidity

The Capricorn Moon – a Moon in detriment – also means difficulties in expressing your feelings and too much timidity.

There are many disadvantages of being shy. For example, your shyness allows others to take advantage of you for being so bashful. Being shy prevents you from approaching people in different social occasions. In consequence, it becomes difficult to make friends or to start a romantic relationship. Talking in front of other people make you tremble. If you let the feelings of being afraid dominate your life, you’ll never get a chance to live your dreams

So, it is very important for people with Moon in Capricorn to overcome their timidity. One way is to identify all the different situations that make you feel anxious. Then, you need to start working through them, one-by-one. Once you start practice placing yourself in not-so-comfortable situations, you will make a lot of progress, finding ways to expand your comfort zone. Mayge you will not become a great public speaker or a master of seduction like Casanova. But, at least, you will not be afraid to hold a speech or to declare your feelings for someone.


Celebrities with Moon in Capricorn       

Well known celebrities having natal Moon in Capricorn are: Cher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Liv Tyler, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sophie Marceau, Amy Winehouse, Christina Ricci, Aishwarya Rai, Frédéric Chopin, Ernest Hemingway, Napoleon I, Abraham Lincoln, François Hollande, Marine Le Pen, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Michael Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gerard Butler, Matt Damon, James Hetfield, Jon Bon Jovi, David Beckham, Ayrton Senna, Bhagwan Shree Osho Rajneesh.