- The Moon is in Aquarius until 12:05 PM, after which the Moon is in Pisces.
- The void Moon continues until 12:05 PM (since yesterday at 2:26 PM).
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase until 2:27 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 5th, and the Full Moon will happen on October 13th.
- Chiron Rx, Uranus Rx, and Neptune Rx.
- Venus spends its first full day in Scorpio (Venus transits Scorpio from October 8-November 1).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
While you’re feeling positive and open to new experiences, dear Aries, it’s not an ideal day for decision making. Things are not conclusive today, as it’s a time of feeling things out and making adjustments. You are more sensitive than usual to imbalances in your environment. Something from your past, confusing dreams, or a feeling that you’ve missed a deadline or responsibility can nag at you. If there is any inconsistency or error in need of correction, you’ll probably discover it today! Forgive yourself if you haven’t met a goal. With the Sun and Neptune at odds, you could be feeling a little off or out of step because you’ve forgotten to take care of your needs for rest, spirituality, and replenishment of spirit, especially as this lack relates to your relationships. With the Moon heading into your privacy sector today, taking a break from the routine, particularly if it’s demanding, is appropriate now.
Uncertainties raised today are likely temporary, dear Taurus. In fact, they may be a cue to take a break. If you feel overworked or underappreciated, take care of your affairs or put them on hold until you feel the pleasure of certainty return, which is likely in a few days. There may be a vague sense that something’s off or you’ve missed something, and you can be especially sensitive to imbalances in your love or social life. Your daily routine, work, or other practical affairs can be tricky to handle if you’re on the fence about a matter. You might get a sense that your efforts are not recognized, or vague health concerns may be a symptom of temporary loss of motivation or lack of direction. Still, it’s important not to let insecurities obscure your perceptions. Aim to accept that you don’t have all the answers, as this can improve your comfort levels considerably!
You can be on the fence about a matter today, dear Gemini. Getting comfortable with uncertainty may be your best bet, as becoming hung up on not knowing can be most distracting! Your creative side begs for expression these days, but it can be hard to put your heart into it with a vague sense that you’re not fulfilling your responsibilities as you do. As well, motivation levels could dip, but take heart that it’s temporary. It may only be a signal that you need a break to refresh yourself. Try not to let confusion about your larger goals interfere with the enjoyment of the moment, and resolve, instead, to pay more attention to them going forward. Hunches can be a little challenging to trust as you can be a little out of step with your intuition just for now, making it wise to reserve judgment until your head clears.
You may feel the need to regroup today, dear Cancer, as restlessness or uncertainty are likely with Neptune forming minor but challenging aspects. These things are especially possible if you’ve been ignoring your needs for fantasy, imagination, and adventure in your life. It’s best not to make waves just for now with confidence taking a brief dip this week. As well, your obligations to your domestic world can be at odds with a restless desire to strike out and do your own thing. Try to find a way to satisfy both needs, even if you do them separately. Fall back on traditional or reliable methods today, but take a lesson from the day and consider ways to incorporate your spiritual and emotional needs into your life more effectively going forward. Fortunately, you have the Moon moving into your spirit sector for a few days, and you’re finding reasons to feel inspired despite minor lags.
A dream or plan can hit snags this week, dear Leo, but you’ll find it rather easy to get over this hump and get over it in a better position. Today is better for making some adjustments, or perhaps even better, for observing before making your edits! There can be hot-cold energy with your feelings or in a relationship. If some poor planning has led to mistakes or missteps, resolve to plan better going forward and forgive yourself. Or, energies active today can point to some teetering between wanting to keep things light and straightforward, and craving more depth and meaning from your interactions. As a result, there can be mixed signals and difficulty concentrating. Enthusiasm may take a dip, but this is temporary and perhaps only a message that you need to regroup and rest or take a break from overthinking. Signs are everywhere that you need to take into better account your need to escape or take a detour from the usual routine.
With today’s energies, dear Virgo, it may be a better time to decompress and regroup. Neptune in your partnership sector forms minor challenging aspects to the Sun and Venus, and these may serve to highlight what you may have been missing. A partner’s behavior may serve to baffle you, or you can be craving a better connection with someone who might help you make some decisions and choices. As it stands, you can feel a little out of sync for the time being. It’s best to put overthinking on hold. You can feel a bit out of touch with your intuition, making it difficult to trust your instincts, but with some rest, you’ll figure things out. Avoid endlessly weighing the pros and cons of a situation, which keeps you in an uncomfortable state of limbo. Beware, too, of self-deception in a relationship or with finances. The Moon’s move into your partnership sector points to a friendly few days ahead of you.
While you’re in generally good shape, relationships may have you feeling a little off-center at times today, dear Libra. Try not to dwell on the past, even if buried resentments surface now. Fixation on problems won’t solve them unless the attitude you bring to the situation is forward-looking. You’re likely experiencing a temporary lull that slows you down long enough to explore alternate routes and to make essential adjustments. If you feel you’re lagging, try not to let it hold you back any further. The Sun in your sign forms an awkward angle with Neptune today, and you could feel a little put upon or dissatisfied with your current projects or work. There could be a feeling of being undervalued, but this is temporary. Feeling under the weather may be a signal that you’re not listening to your needs for more imagination in your life. It may be time for some rest and reflection. Do what you can to clear your head.
You have good energy with you today for romantic attention and creative ideas, dear Scorpio, although some of the attention coming your way could be unwanted. As well, you might wrestle with some restlessness until you acknowledge the need to check in with your intuition today. All of a sudden, you may not feel as clear about your next step or on how to wrap something up. If so, consider it temporary and a signal to slow down. You can quickly become distracted from routine matters and might be best off indulging in some entertainment, fantasy, or healthy escapism. The Sun and Venus in minor challenging aspects to Neptune suggest that some adjustments are needed before we get back on track. There can be some social distractions and perhaps some missteps, as it can be difficult getting into a comfortable rhythm. Try to tune out the chaos around you, and enjoy some time to yourself.
You’ll be experiencing stronger motivation to pursue your goals, dear Sagittarius, but you might also need to let go or back off a little today. You may feel torn between your attention to your social life and personal or family needs. Or, inconsistencies or procrastination about matters in your home or personal life can wear you down, leaving you feeling vaguely guilty or restless. However, if you spend too much time in limbo, you won’t advance in either area! Aim to keep your center while avoiding people-pleasing or doing it all, which can leave you quite exhausted. Consider ways to feed the need for imaginative or creative activities and give your mind a rest Regroup and relax for best results, especially with the Moon’s move into your home sector for a couple of days’ stay.
Today’s energies are so-so and perhaps a little wishy-washy, dear Capricorn, but you’re in a fine position to enjoy yourself. Continue to consider this a checkpoint time. You’ll feel a little tired or disoriented if you’ve been neglecting your need to feed your imagination and spirit. Feeling overwhelmed is temporary, however. Take time to recollect yourself. Minor challenging aspects between the Sun and Venus with Neptune today can leave you feeling vaguely guilty or uncertain. You may be doubting things temporarily, and there can be some off-timing. You’re unlikely to gain clarity today, and that can be fine, but do watch for a tendency to torture yourself with choices. You may need time to get your head around things, and it’s best not to give in to the pressure to “do it all.” The Moon’s move into your communications sector today can stimulate your curiosity and may bring an inspiring conversation into your life.
With Neptune forming minor challenging aspects to the Sun and Venus, dear Aquarius, there is some tendency to misrepresent ourselves or to say the wrong things today. Our timing is a little off since these aspects suggest we’re probably out of step with our intuition. As such, it’s better not to make substantial commitments or promises for now. There may be some doubt about a belief or topic, or you could have a difficult time knowing how to fund the things you want to do. Uncertainty about where you stand, practical matters, or money can be part of the equation now. Your attention may turn to an inconsistency that’s hard to shake. Try not to take poor timing to heart. Consider ways to honor your needs for imagination, daydreaming, and spiritual sustenance, since ignoring them can lead to a distracted or restless state. Take time to unwind and regroup.
With your ruler, Neptune, forming minor challenging aspects today, dear Pisces, you might feel a little under the weather or unmotivated temporarily. If so, it’s a signal to regroup and unlikely a sign of anything more than that. It can be challenging to focus on practical tasks today, as much as you’d like to, and it may be better to devote time to a personal interest or learning opportunity. You could experience some feelings of guilt, discomfort, or confusion about your deeper emotions, attractions, and attachments. Watch that these feelings don’t erode your happiness. Timing is set to improve in a few days. The Moon’s move into your sign can alleviate some of your uncertainty. The Moon will transit your sign through to Friday, and you can be seeking to start fresh, turning over a new level on an emotional level.
Astrology of Today – The Details:
If you’re astrologically inclined and interested in the details of the Astrology of today, here are some of the factors considered in the forecasts (for the astrology of the week, see This Week in Astrology):
Planet Color Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet and the longer the duration of the planet’s transit.
The purple marker above shows where we are in the current moon phase cycle.