- The Moon is in Leo to 4:37 AM, after which the Moon is in Virgo.
- The void Moon period continues until 4:37 AM today (since yesterday at 7:42 PM).
- The Moon is in its Waning Crescent phase.
- The Third Quarter Moon occurred on the 28th, and a New Moon will occur on October 6th.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from September 27 to October 18th).
- Mercury Rx, Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThere can be some challenges coordinating or balancing your sense of independence with others, dear Aries, as the Sun opposes Chiron in your sign in the first half of the day. While you may not want to stir up past matters, it can be cleansing to do so with a willingness to grow and resolve problem areas. Fortunately, a Mars-Ceres influence helps you assert yourself without crossing boundaries. You may meet or interact with people who encourage or inspire you in some way to have more confidence in yourself. Others might draw you into activities that invigorate you, and cooperating with a team or partner may save a lot of time and bring pleasure to your life. When it comes to socializing, you have a rare ability to have both a soothing and invigorating effect on others. Aim to release tension and actively enjoy yourself.
TaurusIn the first half of the day, there may be sidetracking on the job or a minor health matter that interferes with productivity, dear Taurus. Fortunately, a positive attitude and the determination to not let the little things get you down will save the day. As the Sun shines the light on vulnerable areas within, there can be initial discomfort but the chance for more self-understanding. Fortunately, a Mars transit helps you enjoy a good balance between dynamism and discipline. You want to stay active and engaged, and you’re quick to take the initiative if a problem or challenge arises. You might seek to release tension through physical activity, massage, exercise, or other endeavors that help free the flow of energy in your body.
GeminiIn the first half of the day, there can be some complications in the social or romantic department, dear Gemini. You may not know where to put your faith, but through this discomfort, you may be able to confront feelings of guilt or insecurity. Fortunately, a boosted Mars helps increase your confidence. You might make a new connection or bond with someone you already know, mainly through activities and practical support. You might feel gently challenged today, and self-improvement efforts can be in strong focus as you’re seeking to grow.
CancerIn the first half of the day, dear Cancer, you may need to get over a hump and deal with uncertainty or insecurities. These tend to relate to work, career, or life direction, which can interrupt or obscure your enjoyment of downtime, family, or home life. If something touches a nerve, pay particular attention, as this may be precisely what you need to work on to make your life more comfortable, less guilt-ridden, and secure. Fortunately, a boosted Mars supports family or domestic activities and enhancing bonds with others through shared goals. It’s also a fine time for self-nurturing, and efforts to heal and renew yourself emotionally and physically are highly favored. Forgiveness is, in fact, a kindness to yourself, not just others. A practical approach to spiritual matters can appeal now.
LeoDecisions are not easy to come by in the first half of the day, dear Leo, as much as you’d like them to be, with a complicated Sun-Chiron opposition in play. You can feel frustrated with others regarding ideas and beliefs. There can be some emotional distancing in close relationships. You’re nevertheless in good shape for doing your own thing. And, fortunately, Mars in your communications sector gets a nice boost, and you might enjoy working in a team or contributing to a group effort. There may be significant communications from a special someone today, and it’s motivating.
VirgoTransits in the first half of the day can complicate feelings related to ownership or sharing matters, dear Virgo. Feelings of indebtedness could interfere with healthy interactions. Even so, this is a time for learning from the vulnerabilities that seem to emerge now. People seem more sensitive than usual and perhaps a little distant emotionally. You might want to watch for the subtle levels in any messages you convey now, as it may be missing the mark emotionally or others are misconstruing. Fortunately, Mars gets a boost, and problem-solving along practical lines is strong. You are pretty determined and ambitious and might unravel a financial or work problem quite creatively. There may be an agreement with someone about your money situation or financial goals.
LibraThe Sun in your sign opposes Chiron, dear Libra, and in the first half of today, you may need to address a fear or insecurity before you get to a more confident frame of mind. You may be struggling with your feelings related to your relationships, attachments, and sense of independence. However, Mars in your sign gets a nice boost today, and it can be a good time for working with others towards a common goal or stimulating intellectual connections. Others tend to help build your confidence through their support, and you are ready to take on virtually any challenge or problem, particularly if you can help others on practical levels. People tend to turn to you for advice.
ScorpioIn the first half of the day, there can be nagging problems and concerns to manage, dear Scorpio, with the Sun opposite Chiron. You may be struggling with finding a balance between work and rest, and old problems resurface. People are a little more sensitive than usual. While you’re usually coming across very well these days, you may feel a bit stiff or unnatural about sharing your ideas, creations, and love temporarily. You might aim to draw on past work or resources and use them to further your ambitions in the present. Mars in your privacy sector gets a nice boost, helping to strengthen ties with family and loved ones or reconnecting with your inner self. You might decide to take action on a private matter.
SagittariusIn the first half of the day, you may be dealing with feelings of guilt, dear Sagittarius. You might struggle with whether to go it alone or enlist help on a matter, or there can be doubts or insecurities raised about (or by) a friend or lover. An old problem area can emerge, ideally leading to a better understanding of yourself and others. With Mars in your social sector in harmony with Ceres, it can be a strong time to strengthen ties with friends or networks or to work cooperatively toward a special goal. You might enjoy contributing, leading, guiding, and facilitating others. You are invigorated by what you are learning and sharing today.
CapricornIn the first half of the day, dear Capricorn, there can be some challenges balancing your worldly goals with your personal life, living situation, or family affairs. Do your best to sort out any guilty feelings you may have that interfere with going after what you want. Some hesitation with expressing your affections or stiffness in your communications and interactions could result. Timing is slightly off, but it’s temporary–you may only need more time with your feelings before embracing them. Fortunately, you’re ready to solve problems today. There is a sense that there is always room for improvement, but this is not a restless, perfectionist energy; rather, it feels good to achieve at your own pace right now.
AquariusIn the first half of the day, as the Sun opposes Chiron, you may struggle with areas of fear or insecurity, dear Aquarius. While you’re generally in an excellent position to explore different options, settings, and ideas, you can wrestle with taking care of business or daily affairs now. Interactions with others tend to trigger old problem areas, but what emerges now may very well need your attention before moving along. Fortunately, Mars gets a boost today, motivating you to pursue special interests. It’s natural to take on challenges and tackle problems with confidence. There can be some gentle competition — the kind that inspires you to do your best and to improve.
PiscesIn the first half of the day, you may struggle with some insecurities or uncertainties related to your income, talents, or what you have to offer, dear Pisces. Troubled areas surrounding values, money, intimacy, and ownership can emerge, and likely through loaded interactions with others. Everyone’s a little sensitive or sore now, and you may want to address problem areas before they expand. Fortunately, a Mars-Ceres aspect gives you the confidence and desire to take care of matters and make improvements. It can be rewarding to become engrossed in research, a book, movie, or anything that provides a positive escape. You might expertly solve a mystery or problem now. Activities that help heal, unblock, and loosen tension in the body can be most appealing.
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.