- The Moon is in Taurus.
- There is no void Moon today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full Moon phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 1st in the sign of Aries, and the Last Quarter Moon will occur on the 9th.
- Mars is retrograde (Mars is retrograde from September 9th to November 13th).
- Pluto stations and turns direct today.
- Mercury is not yet retrograde but is in its pre-retrograde shadow (Mercury will turn retrograde on October 13th).
- Current retrogrades: Mars Rx, Chiron Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Moon in your solar second house all day helps stabilize you and turns your attention to practical matters, dear Aries. Even so, there is some tendency to feel in flux today. The Moon aligns with Uranus, and it’s a good idea to give yourself and others space and freedom. Also today, Pluto stations and turns direct after retrograde motion since April, helping to unblock matters related to career, finances, and intimacy. It remains a rather intense time for happenings in your career and your personal life, but you’re likely to feel more on top of things shortly. Extremes of feeling are likely as the shift occurs today, after which things normalize. Good energy is with you for taking steps to improve your position. If there is a negative attitude or bad habit that you need to kick, this can be the time to do so.
TaurusThe Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Taurus, and you tend to pay special attention to your feelings, which are particularly colorful at this time. Emotions are immediate and at the surface. Also today, Pluto turns direct after retrograde motion since April. Faith in a system or conviction for a particular belief returns, and your desire to explore the world increases in the weeks and months ahead. Your desire increases to share your ideas and pursue a topic. Problems with a partner or close friend that have been swept under the carpet begin to make themselves known. The good news is that you now feel more able to handle these things, and you’re prepared to make long-lasting improvements. While the shift occurs now, people may be more emotionally reactive than usual. However, you’ll gain clarity on a partnership, travel, educational, legal, or promotional matter going forward.
GeminiThe Moon spends the day in your solar twelfth house, dear Gemini, signaling the need to restore your energy, pull back, and heal. You’re a little more retiring at this time of the lunar month, and it’s natural and good for you as you ready yourself for a new cycle that begins on Tuesday. Also today, Pluto stations and turns direct after retrograde motion since April. In the weeks ahead, you’ll feel more confident and motivated to take charge of your work, daily routines, habits, health, and finances. You are less concerned with whether you’ve made the right choices in the past and more focused on your current path and prospects. You’ll more readily recognize unnecessary elements in your routine or attitudes, making it easier to streamline. You may be actively doing research, and you can apply yourself with increased focus and dedication. The shift today may serve to magnify worries temporarily, but before long, you’ll gain perspective.
CancerThe Moon spends today and tomorrow in your sector of dreams, plans, wishes, and friends, dear Cancer, motivating you to connect with your happiness goals or with others. Today brings some erratic energy nevertheless. Pluto stations and turns direct after over five months of retrograde motion, and there can be a feeling of a breakthrough with a close relationship. You might come to a decision that has been a long time coming. You could be surprised to discover an ally or a newfound faith in someone you already know in the coming weeks. You can learn valuable things about someone special in your life, finding new layers to a person or special relationship. More clarity is likely in your love relationships and partnerships. As the shift happens today, you can feel some pressure, or there can be some dramatic feelings or discoveries.
LeoYou are more goal-oriented today and tomorrow, dear Leo, and you might catch a wave of inspiration. Changing attitudes towards others’ expectations or opinions can lead you to want to do something out of the ordinary. Ideas for progress can be original. Also today, Pluto stations and turns direct after retrograde motion since April. This shift puts you on the verge of some exciting approaches to managing your domestic life, work, and health. A work project or a job can move forward now and in the coming weeks. The motivation to pursue a new or previously shelved health program can return. You’ll be feeling more and more on the ball and empowered. There can be some intensity while the shift occurs now, so don’t rush into anything. Aim to observe and strategize until you grow more accustomed to this shift of energy.
VirgoThe Moon spends the day in your solar ninth house, dear Virgo, stoking your curiosity and desire to discover. You may want to explore something new as you seek out a little more meaning. Pluto turns direct after over five months of retrograde motion. Your enthusiasm is likely to return for intellectual interests, hobbies, learning, studies, and creative projects in the weeks and months ahead. You’ve gained more insights into relationships, love, and your creative desires or pursuits, and you begin to see ways to apply them. Romantic feelings, personal interests and projects, and creative pursuits are life departments that get a nice forward boost now. Even so, this week, you might feel some pressure or worries along these lines as the shift happens. Things can temporarily feel overwhelming, but this is only your way of adjusting to the changes.
LibraThe Moon spends the day in your solar eighth house, dear Libra, and you continue to go within for some healing introspection. As much as you may want to now, it’s important not to rush a financial or intimate matter. Also today, Pluto ends its retrograde cycle that lasted over five months. The shift itself can feel a little dramatic, or you can feel pressure as it happens this week. However, things will soon take off, particularly in financial, domestic, and family matters. Your relationships with family and family roles are changing, and your determination to resolve challenges is building. Motivation and take-charge energy increases. Acknowledge the need to make changes and improvements for best results now, and own it! Home-related projects might unblock or gain momentum. Letting go of something that’s been dragging you down may be part of this energy.
ScorpioYou’re in good shape for connecting with and learning from others today, dear Scorpio. Someone’s feedback might surprise you. Pluto turns direct today after over five months of retrograde motion, bringing take-charge energy to your life. Mind you, the shift itself can feel a bit pressured as your ambitions to make changes can overwhelm you initially. As we advance, however, you’ll grow into this state and own it! Issues that have been buried or swept under the rug might emerge now for better handling. You can finally come to a decision or conclusion about something you’ve been stewing over for some time. A project can unblock, or news arrives that pushes your studies or a venture forward. With clarity, both your motivation and energy levels take off. Aim to do a clear-out on a mental level so that you can envision your goals.
SagittariusThe Moon spends the day in your solar sixth house of work and health, dear Sagittarius, and small problems or flaws bother you enough to motivate you to handle them. You’re prepared to fix things. Also today, Pluto ends its retrograde phase, and slowly but surely, you’ll be taking charge of your life. Due to Pluto’s long-term transit of your solar second house, this energy is about feeling more empowered to make changes in areas surrounding self-esteem, worth, money, talents, personal belongings, and income. It can be a good time to recognize and work on letting go of automatic behaviors that have kept you from thriving. During the shift itself today and this week, concerns can intensify initially, but they should decrease as you make sense of them. A business or financial matter might unblock or release. A cautious or conservative streak with money and possessions does continue, but you’re aiming to rise above worries.
CapricornThe Moon transits your sector of joy and pleasure today, dear Capricorn. While you should watch for the tendency to rush decisions, it’s a generally good time to find release through enjoyable activities. Also today, Pluto ends its retrograde cycle as it turns direct. While the shift itself can seem to magnify pressures and ambitions, once accustomed to this energy, you’ll feel more in charge of your life. You are less likely to dwell on problems and more likely to take matters into your own hands, take charge of your impulses, and resolve issues in the weeks ahead. Saturn turned direct in your sign near the end of September, and now with Pluto doing the same, you can have a good sense of moving forward on a personal level despite the general slowdown with Mars still retrograde. Opportunities can emerge to make changes to your friendships that benefit you for some time to come.
AquariusThe Moon spends the day in your sector of home and personal life, dear Aquarius. You continue to seek some comfort and time and space for centering yourself. Today’s energies do take you on a bit of a ride regardless–the Moon meets with Uranus this morning, and Pluto stations and turns direct. Pluto has been retrograde since late April, and while the shift itself can put on the pressure, you’ll begin to feel more in charge shortly. You might revive or renew projects that you have been working on behind the scenes or that were left unfinished. A career or reputation matter might unblock. There is a sense of moving forward and doing so in a positive, growth-oriented way. Today, there can be some frustration or suspicion, and thoughts or communications can be extreme or exaggerated until you gain some perspective.
PiscesThe Moon spends the day in your communications sector, dear Pisces, igniting your curiosity. Your tastes are eclectic these days, and the Moon’s alignment with Uranus today highlights this theme. Also today, Pluto turns direct after more than five months of retrograde motion. This shift in direction can usher in some forward movement and a stronger sense of being in charge of your life, particularly with educational pursuits and friendships or group endeavors. During the shift occurring today, and in some respects this week, aim to tune into your inner rhythms rather than react blindly to what’s going on around you. Try not to give in to pressures. Going forward, you’ll find that uncertainties clear up. Friendships may be intense, but instead of dwelling on problem areas, you are motivated to make necessary changes that bring you closer to the resolution of long-standing problems. New ideas and approaches to your social life can emerge and empower you.
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.