- The Moon is in Pisces until 6:03 AM, after which the Moon is in Aries.
- The void Moon period continues until 6:03 AM (since yesterday at 7:23 PM).
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 12th, and a Full Moon will happen on October 20th.
- Mercury stations and turns direct (Mercury was retrograde from September 27 to October 18th).
- Jupiter stations and turns direct (Jupiter was retrograde from June 20th to October 18th)
- Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMercury is shifting direction after three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Aries, and Jupiter is doing the same after four months. While these shifts help clear information clogs, there can be some reorienting today. Look forward to increased clarity, particularly in your relationships, as Mercury slowly regains regular speed, and you feel more confident about making the right decisions. For now, take special care in your interactions with others and consider that you may be missing important details. Don’t jump too quickly into action just yet! Instead, allow new information to trickle in. A Mars-Jupiter transit gives you a boost of courage and confidence through your activities with others or via a connection with friend or partner. Teamwork can be golden now! It’s an excellent time to lay the groundwork for promotion and networking, or for taking steps toward putting a problem behind you. You draw others to you with your sincerity and confidence. People in your life are encouraging you, or your relationship with someone is a motivator for handling a problem. Your inventive and enterprising side is active today, and it feels good!
TaurusToday’s energies can be frustrating if you’re attempting to push forward plans, mainly related to work or health, dear Taurus. However, there are indicators that things are unblocking. The key is to be patient a little while longer. Mercury turns direct after three weeks of retrograde motion, and routine matters tend to iron or smooth out. Information comes in that helps you make more robust choices and decisions. More clarity is on its way. A Mars-Jupiter transit makes you especially willing to go the extra mile and put the necessary effort or energy into your pursuits, increasing your chances of success. You may be seeking (and finding) more meaning to the work you do or services you provide. Energy and motivation levels soar now. You can feel pumped up about pursuing health or fitness programs or energized to improve your habits and daily routines.
GeminiMercury changes direction, ending its retrograde cycle today, dear Gemini. This shift can help unclog information so that your choices and decisions are clearer in the days and weeks ahead. It’s time to come at problems from a new angle! Further information emerges, and this releases energy to flow forward. Jupiter is turning direct as well, furthering the sense that things are getting better. You may be reconsidering a goal or dealing with something that you overlooked so that you can clear the path for moving on. Also today, Mars and Jupiter are harmonizing. This influence can mean opportunities emerge for you to express yourself in new and satisfying ways, get creative, make fun connections, learn new things, or even fall in love. You’re feeling more courageous and willing to try new things. You can have an exciting new hobby or personal interest, and you’re looking to freshen your mind with new possibilities. Taking steps to free yourself from a debilitating situation or problem can figure strongly now, and it feels great! Creative juices are flowing, and romantic energy is strong. Your personal magnetism is skyrocketing along with your increased confidence.
CancerMercury stations and turns direct today, dear Cancer, and while this change of direction brings less indecision as you advance, today can be a little confusing. There can be improved communications and more information that helps you move forward. Over the coming days and weeks, you’ll find life a little easier to navigate as projects or appointments clear up and motivation increases. Home projects that were left undone now resume. Keep things simple for best results, and take your time! With Mars in harmony with Jupiter today, you’re feeling especially optimistic. Personal, financial, or domestic matters can be fruitful. Support on mental, physical, economic, or spiritual levels can arrive, whether you are giving it or receiving it! There can be pleasant intensity or activity in an intimate relationship and possibly with home projects. You might explore new ways of relating to loved ones. You are more confident and courageous about getting results, and this attitude contributes significantly to the chances of meeting with success. Responses to your actions, plans, and ideas are favorable and warm. You may have an opportunity to take action on a personal or family matter today.
LeoWith Mercury and Jupiter stationing today, dear Leo, it’s best to keep a light schedule. Mercury turns direct after a retrograde phase since September 27th. It’s good news, but because it’s a shift of direction, there can be some temporary disorientation. While it’s best not to jump into action, new launches, or major decisions, you’ll enjoy some forward motion on delayed projects in the coming days and weeks. Further information can arrive that facilitates decision-making. Aim to work on activities that help clear up delays and set the ball rolling to make progress. Today’s Mars-Jupiter transit puts you in a great position to reach out and connect with others. It’s also an excellent time to advance towards a cherished goal, benefit through help from others, and learn something handy. People seek you out and enjoy your input. Getting active with someone can give your relationship a nice boost. It can be a time of excitement and increased motivation for your projects or relationships. It may not yet be ideal for new beginnings, but it’s a good time to clear a path for future endeavors. Romantic matters are solid right now, and your charm is powerful.
VirgoWhile the end of Mercury’s retrograde today can come as a relief, dear Virgo, there can be a bit of chaos or some misunderstandings today as the shift occurs. Jupiter is also making the shift from retrograde to direct. In the days ahead, clearer communications are likely, information comes through, or previously delayed initiatives move forward. With Mercury’s current transit of your solar second house, this can be about money, personal possessions, or business. You’ll feel better equipped to move your plans ahead and make informed decisions. Aim to ease things forward in a few days. Helping you is a Mars-Jupiter trine that inspires you to improve, grow, and develop, particularly with your work, talents, money, and habits. You’re super motivated to improve your health and wellness and to appreciate and enjoy your everyday life more deeply. You feel that you can accomplish practically anything you set your mind to, and the motivation to make more money or enjoy the work you do is on the rise. An opportunity can emerge to put your talents and skills to better use. Alternatively, this is a time for taking steps toward putting a problem behind, helping to clear a path for new beginnings later. You have an excellent sense of timing and ability to solve problems right now. The feeling that you can overcome challenges or obstacles that might normally block your progress moves you forward.
LibraMercury’s retrograde ends today, dear Libra, and this can help release blocks or delays. The shift itself occurring now, at the same time as Jupiter’s direct turn, can be on the confusing side, so take your time. In the coming days, you’ll benefit from a more straightforward approach to life but observe and process before jumping into decisions. Ease into moving your plans ahead for best results. Also today, Mars in your sign harmonizes with stationing Jupiter in your creative and romantic sector, infusing your life with spirit and faith. You can meet with great success in your relationships, with artistic expression, and in your personal life, in general. It’s a powerful time for learning and leisure. This transit can motivate you to pursue your heart’s desire. Your confidence and sincerity win admirers now, and you’re likely to receive positive feedback. It can be a time of tapping into your enterprising side. Fortunately, your enthusiasm is building. While Mercury has only just ended its retrograde, and conversations can be learning experiences, you are rising above problems. You have the confidence that you can make things happen, particularly with fun, romance, children, and creative projects.
ScorpioMercury turns direct after three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Scorpio, and information delays can begin to lift. With today’s shift, it makes sense to choose your words and your battles wisely. Today is not ideal for entirely new projects and endeavors, but you’ll be seeing forward movement on delayed projects in the coming days and weeks. Your faith in your dreams and ideas is on the increase! Behind-the-scenes matters tend to go particularly well for you right now, and you may begin to see a grand design behind recent events in your life. It’s a time for seeing the meaning behind recent events. Today’s Mars-Jupiter trine can point to successful connections and affirmative action that leads to improvements. Good energy is with you for personal projects, home or family-related pursuits, and activities behind the scenes. Feelings about something from your past can be a driving force to make changes. This can be a time for seeing the way around an obstacle that you once thought was insurmountable. You’re taking steps to put problems behind you this week, and it feels great!
SagittariusMercury has been retrograde for three weeks, and that cycle comes to an end today, dear Sagittarius. Remember that communications can remain confusing as Mercury changes direction, and perhaps even more so. It’s not an ideal time to bring up sensitive topics just for the time being, as misunderstandings can be frustrating, and in some cases, wholly unnecessary. However, you’ll be seeing some forward movement in relationships or pursuits that have recently suffered from delays or blocks. Tricky problems and indecisiveness should clear in the days and weeks ahead. Mercury’s forward turn in your social sector promises more clarity and understanding with friends. Today, Mars in your networking sector harmonizes with Jupiter in your communications zone, linking these matters in creative, enterprising, and successful ways. Activities with others keep you busy and motivated. You might acquire new knowledge or gain inspiration from groups with which you connect. Brand new launches should probably wait, but you’re laying the groundwork now. You’re likely to feel more optimistic than you have in a while.
CapricornMercury turns direct today after three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Capricorn. While this means an imminent clearing of obstacles and delays, the day itself can be somewhat confusing until you get your bearings. Jupiter is also changing directions, and we’re in a state of flux. In the days ahead, however, projects might unblock, and delays are likely to lift. You might see work projects advance and communications open up, particularly with associates, bosses, parents, or managers. You’ll begin to feel the fog lifting in the coming days, and you’re likely to be more precise about your goals. Career matters resume or pick up speed. Also today, Mars harmonizes with Jupiter, boosting your energy and ambition to reach your goals and advance. There can be a clear connection between the extra effort you’re making and additional income, or you may be especially resourceful in the work you’re doing, drawing upon your talents to make things happen. Others may notice you for your work or skills. Mars-Jupiter energy stimulates a desire to feel especially alive–connected to and energized by the world around you. You may be drawing energy and motivation from the exploration of new methods or subjects.
AquariusYou may need to deal with communication or transportation breakdowns today, dear Aquarius, but while these things have been more frequent in the past three weeks, most problems will begin to clear up shortly. There can be a real sense of moving forward, but you need to correct past mistakes and omissions to clear the path. Be a little more mindful of communications, as misunderstandings are likely with Mercury at its station today. Information might come through that helps decision-making. A turnaround is expected for some of your projects, particularly publishing, sharing, legal, or educational matters. Mars forms a trine to Jupiter today, stimulating a desire to break out of the mold or routine through what you learn, what you do, or where you go. You’re particularly courageous and motivated to try new things, and your confidence can lead to invaluable opportunities. Expanding your knowledge or opening yourself to new experiences gives you the wonderful feeling that you’re growing and developing.
PiscesThere can be some confusion or misunderstood communications today as Mercury changes direction, dear Pisces. Mercury’s direct motion helps financial and intimate matters gain clarity or move forward. It can help clear any blocks and slowdowns you might have encountered during its retrograde period. Mercury now can help fill in the blanks on some issues, which leads to better choices and decisions. You’ll be in good shape for negotiating about money or time-sharing in the coming days and weeks. Today, be more mindful of directions and communications. Also occurring now is a Mars-Jupiter trine, putting you in an excellent position to make big plans. You’re particularly confident, and you may discover that your inner courage is over the top. It’s possible you take an intimate relationship to a new level or learn something powerful about yourself. It’s an excellent time for support, whether emotional, mental, or financial. You are especially resourceful now, and your desire to improve, grow, and overcome obstacles is great. This can be a time for reaping the rewards of actions you took in the past. If you’ve had a lifestyle change in mind, this can be a time for taking it on. It can also be an excellent time for resolving conflicts with others.
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:
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.