- The Moon is in Cancer until 5:19 AM, after which the Moon transits Leo.
- The void Moon continues until 5:19 AM (since 6:05 PM yesterday).
- The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase.
- The Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 21st, and the New Moon will happen on September 28th.
- Chiron Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, and Pluto Rx.
- The Sun spends its first full day in Libra (the Sun transits Libra from September 23rd to October 23rd).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
This morning, you may have a tough time making clear choices, dear Aries, and it may be that you need more time to intuit your next move. If so, it may be a sign that you need to take care of unfinished business before moving forward. Or, you may be weighed down by unfinished business, and vague tensions relate to matters that you’ve been avoiding. Willingness to learn increases clarity and satisfaction, and your mind opens, and options emerge as the day advances. People have a way of jumpstarting your thinking processes at this stage with Mercury in your partnership sector. Regular one-on-one conversations can turn into something inspirational if only because they get your creative juices flowing. Today, you’re likely to benefit from listening, more so than usual. Keep the lines of communication open and refuse to become weighed down by minor annoyances. Your ability to put things into perspective can open up doors that were previously closed, not only because you’re entertaining new ideas, but also because others are more willing to consider your viewpoint.
This morning, you may need to settle with not knowing all the details, dear Taurus, as much as you’d prefer to sort something out. There can be a small and temporary dip in confidence about recent decisions and choices, but this is only part of the natural ebb and flow of things. Treat it as a signal to slow down and make adjustments or to take a break from overthinking things. Distractions are likely to take the form of friends or ambiguities in your social life. If your heart’s not entirely in something, procrastination comes more easily. As the day advances, you’re more optimistic than usual and inclined to want to share your happiness with others. You can get much done in this frame of mind, and there is bound to be quite a bit of relief as you reduce the clutter in your mind. You are especially open to new insights and understanding, and you might also lend a sensitive ear to someone’s problems. You can be quite pleased with your work and the things that you’ve accomplished. It’s a time for thinking up new methods and plans for self-improvement that excite you.
Early today, you may need to accept that there are some ambiguities and uncertainties and wait out a decision, dear Gemini. Neptune in your career, life path, and performance sector is at odds with your ruler, Mercury, and ambiguities related to your general life direction or responsibilities and duties can interfere with your good mood in spots. Satisfying decisions don’t come easily now, and unfinished or uncertain business at the back of your mind can nag at you. Swinging your ideas can be unproductive. If you’re paying too much attention to details and neglecting to let your intuition guide you, you won’t arrive at useful conclusions. Aim to make some peace with uncertainty and have faith that things will fill in when you need answers. As the day advances, though, try to tap into the positive energy for thinking and sharing that’s also with you today. A Mercury-Jupiter aspect helps conversations flow smoothly, and creative thinking can find satisfying channels or mediums. One-on-one exchanges can be particularly beneficial, and a pleasant conversation can figure strongly. Be a little more mindful than usual about how you express yourself, as misunderstandings are possible, for best results, but enjoy yourself and where your mind takes you now.
Early today, you may have some troubles concentrating on facts and figures, finding that your mind wanders, dear Cancer. Plans may not pan out to the letter, but sidetracking may very well lead to new ideas. Feelings of restlessness may be stirred. You are seeking a little more meaning from life than usual, but there is also a general feeling of being in limbo. Inspiration and intuition can’t be forced, so let them come to you naturally. Stepping back from a problem can help. As the day advances, good energy with you for conversations and problem-solving related to family, home, parents, work, and health matters. Great ideas can come to you with fresh thinking. While in some areas you may feel as if you’re walking on eggshells today, you might very much enjoy handling work and household details, or health can be a focus and an area for problem-solving. Co-workers, family, or other people who share your day can be more cooperative, and this helps you to feel better about what you’re doing. Make an extra effort to understand others before jumping to conclusions.
Early today, a decision may not be quite as clear-cut as you imagined it to be, dear Leo. Your intuition and your mind are not currently agreeing! Or, you may be swinging from fact-finding and daydreaming, having difficulty getting the full picture of a situation. However, you have a helpful transit occurring today as well, and it favors your communications and creative output. Word of mouth supports you, and encouraging words are shared, or you receive positive feedback now. You find many reasons to think positively! As the day advances, ideas shared with friends or in group settings can be healing and helpful. It can be a time for making a presentation or winning someone’s favor. It’s easier to verbalize what you want. The Moon moves into your sign today, and your emotions are colorful, demanding more of your attention.
Whether there are more distractions or you’re more distractable this morning, dear Virgo, you can have problems focusing. Don’t fret too much about it since being temporarily out of sync can have the effect of redirecting you out of a rut and into an exciting new direction. Avoid excesses, which may be a symptom of mental unrest. If you can’t seem to get a conversation in sync, try not to take it personally, as it’s likely just a hiccup. Let inspiration come to you rather than try to force it. A Mercury-Jupiter aspect comes into play as the day advances, raising the mood, and encouraging positive thinking. You’re in particularly good shape for thoughts and conversations about money, family, or home life. Business thinking is excellent. You are inclined to want to share and discuss ideas with people close to you, and this can be very fruitful. Instead of repeating old patterns that are keeping you in a rut, try a different approach. This way, you can make satisfying progress on a money-making or home-related idea or project.
This morning, you may not have all the facts to make the right decisions, dear Libra, and this is temporary. Disorganization can prevent you from finding all the necessary tools to finalize a project or get to a satisfying conclusion. Or, it’s currently difficult to see the whole picture as you either approach a situation too rationally or with too much imagination. However, there is also good energy with you for creating something beautiful or some good memories as the day advances. You express yourself with more ease and a certain panache that attracts new opportunities your way. It’s a good time for taking on new interests or studying a new topic, and possibly a learning breakthrough. You may be excited about an idea or a particular subject of study. A Mercury-Jupiter aspect encourages positive thinking and exchanges, the motivation to pursue your projects, or the chance to talk yourself out of a negative frame of mind.
In the first half of the day, you may have a hard time seeing the whole picture of a situation, dear Scorpio. You could be swinging from overly factual thinking to imaginative thinking, but if you can’t combine the two, you’re missing something. It may be that your thought processes are going in circles because you need a break from overthinking. If you’ve neglected your needs to unwind, it may be the time to seek out some healthy escapes. Helping out in the mood department later today is a Mercury-Jupiter sextile. This influence boosts your mood. You might figure out a way to handle a private matter or a problem that has been weighing you down. You may be in a supportive role and enjoying taking care of someone now. Private time is helpful, and a sudden memory may figure strongly and positively.
Unfinished business can have a way of hanging over your mood early today, dear Sagittarius. Doubts might crop up, and if you do experience decreasing energy levels, it might only mean you need to take a break or a bit of time to adjust. Otherwise, concentration can suffer. Aim to take more time to understand a situation before pressing forward. Even so, examine whether uncertainties could be insecurities in disguise. People can be a little more sensitive or undecided than usual today. However, there’s also fabulous energy with you for sharper senses as the day progresses. New visions of your future can motivate and inspire you as Mercury and Jupiter harmonize. Problems resolve more easily, and others are listening! The support of friends or incoming news and tips can figure strongly. It may be a good time to talk shop with associates or to run business ideas by friends. Teamwork is rewarding overall, and networking can stimulate new ideas.
There can be some mental wavering this morning, dear Capricorn, as Mercury (your mind) is at odds with Neptune (your intuition). This can be a signal that you need a break from overthinking things. It may be better not to communicate too quickly today, as what you say doesn’t come across as you intend. It’s not easy to see the whole picture, but as the day advances, this becomes far easier. Take a healthy break if you can, and watch for speaking too soon on a matter. Making plans for your career, life path, money, business deals, and problem-solving are all favored as the day progresses. Thinking is clear, and this brightens your mood. You are drawing upon your wisdom and experience to make fabulous decisions. Certain projects look more hopeful.
You are intrigued by new ideas and experiences, dear Aquarius, but you may lack a clear plan or worry about unfinished business with money or business early today. You don’t have all the answers yet, and you may need to let them come to you on their own terms! With Neptune in your resources sector challenged, uncertainties about money, income, or even your worth can be at the root of restlessness or distractions. It may be the time to make some adjustments or slow down to catch your breath and gain perspective. As the day advances, there may be good news about education, travel, business income, or friendship as Mercury and Jupiter form a connection. You’re ready to share happiness or helpful information! There can be some struggle with a decision today, but you’re coming out on top.
Consider that you may not have enough information about money matters, joint business ventures, or shared resources to make satisfying conclusions this morning, dear Pisces. You can feel slightly off your game or out of synch with others temporarily. Personal interests and distractions can take you away from your work or duties, but it may also be that you need a break from overthinking. The need for a break or healthy escape can become evident now. You might take the time to think about how insecurities or lack of organization may be interfering with your pursuit of business or practical affairs and independence. You’re in an excellent position to arrive at a mutually beneficial agreement, cooperate with others, or receive useful feedback as the day advances. Professional matters are positive, and a Mercury-Jupiter sextile can pull you out of a thinking rut. It can also help you manage financial support issues or formulate strategies for meeting your goals. Quiet study or research can turn up the answers you need, and perhaps some rewards. Further, focusing on something absorbing and pouring a lot of energy into a project you care about can boost your mood.
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.