- The Moon is in Aquarius.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase until 4:32 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 23rd, and the Full Moon will happen on October 1st.
- Mars is retrograde (Mars is retrograde from September 9th to November 13th).
- Mercury is not yet retrograde but is in its pre-retrograde shadow (Mercury will turn retrograde on October 13th).
- Current retrogrades: Mars Rx, Saturn Rx, Chiron Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx.
- Mercury enters Scorpio today (Mercury is in Scorpio from September 27th to October 27th, and then from November 10th to December 1st).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesToday’s energies are favorable for studies, commuting, creative pursuits, romance, transit, and learning, dear Aries. Useful conversations can figure strongly. Someone or new information can help direct you, spread word of mouth, or contribute to your projects or skills. You have love and hope in your heart today, and your appeal runs high. Also today, Mercury moves into your solar eighth house and will influence this area of your chart until October 27th. During this transit, your attention turns to the hidden elements of life. You’re tuning into motives, subtleties, and power dynamics in your relationships, personal environment, and within yourself. You tend to steer away from discussions, information, or learning that feels frivolous or superficial, preferring instead to really dig in and get to the heart of matters. Your curiosity increases concerning complicated, mysterious, and unresolved topics in the weeks ahead.
TaurusThe path to fulfillment right now is taking care of the practical aspects and details of your life, dear Taurus. Focusing on your foundations can bring great rewards now, as can finding ways to simplify your life and narrow your focus just for the time being. It’s easier than usual to identify practical priorities. Valuable connections may be made that help further financial, security, and domestic goals. Also today, Mercury moves into your partnership sector, and will transit this area of your solar chart until October 27th. Someone may be a sounding board for you, revving up your thinking processes, and even if you don’t always take their advice, you can benefit from others’ feedback. You might often weigh the pros and cons during this cycle. More frequent negotiations and discussions are likely. It’s a potentially active period for really getting to know significant people (or a significant person) in your life.
GeminiToday is strong for making valuable connections, dear Gemini. It’s a good time for communications, particularly those that serve a distinct purpose, favorable reviews, or positive word of mouth. You might also enjoy helping someone grow, improve, or expand their options. Don’t be afraid to express what you want and need, and embrace independence. You’re finding exciting and new ways to approach problems. Also today, Mercury moves into your work and health sector, where it will stay until October 27th. This is a time for focusing on procedures and methods, perfecting projects, getting chores done, and organizing your personal living and working spaces. It’s an excellent time to update skills and learn topics that help improve your work and health. Watch for a tendency to fret a little too much about the small things during this cycle. It’s an excellent time to read, write, and discuss your work and habits.
CancerThrough service to others, you may be finding your direction today, dear Cancer. While you’re inclined to go about your business rather quietly right now, people are valuing you for your commitment. These days, you’re finding that you grow when you put your faith in others’ positive qualities. The power of the present and living in the moment becomes evident today. Mercury enters your solar fifth house, where it will transit until October 27th (and then later, from November 10-December 1). Activities that allow you to share, have fun, and create are in sharp focus, particularly on mental levels in the weeks ahead. You’re more inclined to play games, take some chances with your communications, think about or analyze your love life, and express your affections verbally. Spontaneous conversation or learning can be in focus and exceptionally beneficial. People are drawn to your mind and intelligence, or you’re connecting to others who are especially interesting.
LeoYou can be collaborating on plans and projects with great success, dear Leo. You might make valuable connections, or there can be a feeling of being lucky in love or friendship right now. You’re reminded of the incredible benefits of working for the good of the whole today. You’re in good shape for self-expression, friendship, and a positive self-image. Giving yourself to others, contributing your ideas and talents, or working towards increased happiness and health are in strong focus. Welcoming new methods makes sense now. Also today, messenger planet Mercury begins its transit of the sector of your solar chart that rules heart, home, and family. Mercury will transit here for longer than usual–until October 27th and then November 10th-December 1st. The weeks ahead are likely to be quite busy in your personal life or with family. There may be more activities on the home front or valuable lessons from loved ones. You may be doing a little more work at, on, or from home. This is a generally good time for beginning new long-term projects. Even so, Mercury will later (on October 13th) turn retrograde, perhaps prompting a redo, rethink, or delay. You’re likely to need some extra personal space to think, and you’re more inclined to consider your heart when making decisions.
VirgoYou’re learning valuable lessons about challenging yourself these days, dear Virgo, and you might reap some of the benefits of taking on more responsibility now. Building your self-esteem seems to come through facing reality, taking on challenges, and applying yourself with more discipline. You might make helpful connections with people who encourage you to see your next step or direction. Mercury enters your solar third house today, which also means it’s harmonizing with your sign, giving you a nice little boost. You may be getting in touch with others more often. This trend is better for connecting you with new information, ideas, and interests than it is for applied work or concentration. You’re in a unique position to feel out new ideas and situations, improve your communications with others, and pick up handy tips and info. This transit will last longer than usual–from now until October 27th, and then later, from November 10-December 1.
LibraYou’re raring to go about increasing your knowledge or feeding your spirit today, dear Libra. Pulling yourself out of everyday life’s duller details to work on freshening your mind can be most worthwhile now. You might enjoy enlightening and refreshing thoughts, studies, and activities, and there can be valuable connections made with friends, associates, teachers, guides, or counselors. Mercury begins its transit of your solar second house today, influencing this sector for the coming month. Mercury has just spent some time in your sign, and while its visit likely helped you sort things out and get your mental priorities straight, it may have also been a little hard on your nerves. With Mercury moving on now, you can be quite preoccupied with practical affairs, seeking to build and see tangible results for your efforts. Overall it’s a more patient and steady period. It’s a great time to consider improvements to business pursuits and to organize your finances.It’s a great time for focusing on matters that truly need attention, as you’re less likely to become distracted. You’re attracted to useful information and hands-on learning.
ScorpioYou might enjoy a boost to your reputation or bond with someone who shares similar goals and visions, dear Scorpio. You can find yourself pleasantly committed to your work or a particular purpose. There is favorable energy with you for getting a sense of what you want to achieve in the larger scheme of things. There can be good connections made that help you to gain support, financial or otherwise, or useful psychological resources and strategies. Mercury enters your sign for a longer stay than usual–until October 27th, then from November 10-December 1. During these periods, you’re more inclined to talk, open up, or draw attention to yourself or your observations. Nevertheless, it’s a time for making more executive decisions, as you’re less inclined to seek others’ feedback. Expressing yourself by speaking your mind becomes more important to you, and your voice is stronger than usual — others are listening! You might benefit from doing some self-teaching during this period. You keep yourself busy and crave more variety and movement in your life now.
SagittariusPulling some of the pressure or attention away from yourself can be very appropriate and favorable for you now, dear Sagittarius. Energies are good for making connections that can further personal growth or help you advance your studies and broaden your horizons. It’s an excellent time to focus on the needs of someone special to you. You might attract helpful people and even information into your life. Mercury begins its transit of your privacy sector today, where it will influence until October 27th (and then later from November 10-December 1). Your thinking is more insular, and decision-making may be solitary at times. It can take a little longer than usual, as there can be so many variables to consider that it’s hard to reach definite conclusions! You could find yourself tying up loose ends on a project or study. It may be a time for looking back, behind you, or within for answers. You’re less likely to seek others’ counsel in the weeks ahead, but they may frequently request yours!
CapricornToday’s energies are strong for research, observation, and new insight into yourself or a relationship, dear Capricorn. You might find yourself pleasantly committed to a person or project now. Throwing yourself into a project or mystery to solve is especially appealing. Pooling resources with someone or otherwise managing money can be in focus and positive. You could be making connections that help you advance your work or health goals. Mercury enters your social sector today, where it will transit until October 27th. You can be giving more thought to fulfilling happiness goals, making contact, and reaching out. You enjoy and benefit from sharing ideas with friends or associates. You seek out mentally stimulating company, and sharing ideas tends to help jumpstart or clarify your thinking during this cycle. This cycle is strong for inspired thinking. Your outlook is more optimistic.
AquariusThe Moon continues to transit your sign all day, dear Aquarius, and you can feel refreshed and spirited. Today is strong for bonding with a partner or reaching a fair agreement or compromise. You might feel pleasantly connected to someone or comfortably focused on a relationship. Romantic and creative connections can contribute to your growth and sense of fulfillment. People help you, and you help them. Also today, a Mercury cycle begins, and it tends to turn your attention more frequently to long-term goals and current responsibilities in the coming weeks. Your ideas or advice can be in higher demand, or your know-how helps you advance. You might take in uniquely valuable information that helps you further your goals or improve your career and business. It’s a time for making lists and following them! Mercury sticks around this area of your solar chart until October 27th and later from November 10-December 1.
PiscesThe Moon spends the day in your private solar twelfth house, dear Pisces. This transit is a brief but important one, encouraging you to wind down and process recent events. You’re sorting through your feelings and experiences, and you may very well need some space to do so. Nevertheless, you can find much to enjoy in work, service, and daily routines. While it may seem that personal growth occurs mostly in the “outside world,” the North Node of the Moon in your solar fourth house this year imparts the firm message that focusing on your foundations is how you learn and improve the most right now. Also now, Mercury begins its transit of your solar ninth house where it will stay until October 27th. Your thirst for knowledge or more interesting experiences increases. There’s a distinct trend in your life that encourages your need for a change of pace. You are a little more hopeful and optimistic, as well as spontaneous and free with your ideas and thoughts. You have the power to inspire and help others with your words or encouragement.
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.