- The Moon is in Scorpio all day.
- A void Moon period begins today at 5:19 PM, and it will run until shortly into the day tomorrow: at 12:03 AM EDT.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase until 9:00 AM, after which the Moon is in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The New Moon occurred on the 25th in the sign of Libra.
- Mercury is retrograde for three more days (Mercury is retrograde from September 9-October 2).
- Mercury Rx, Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
- Venus enters Libra today (Venus is in Libra from September 29-October 23).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe morning’s Moon-Saturn square can serve as a brief and somewhat irritating reminder of a responsibility, dear Aries. Ideally, it motivates you to strengthen an area of your life. You’ll find it easier to detach yourself from comparisons or societal expectations as the day advances. Your willingness to plumb the depths of a matter can work to your advantage. Venus begins its transit of your partnership sector today, generating delightful energy for enhancing one-on-one relationships in the weeks ahead. You magnetize reasonable, helpful, and pleasant people into your life during this cycle that lasts until October 23rd this year, or more pleasing, agreeable energy into existing partnerships. It’s a time for making peace with people. Especially favored now are negotiations, compromises, contracts, and making connections. It’s an excellent time for pairing up, seeking counseling or doing some of your own, mutually beneficial deals, and enhancing or attracting a partnership.
TaurusLove feelings seem to dominate today, even if satisfying them is not entirely straightforward, dear Taurus. The Moon spends the day in your partnership sector, and others give you food for thought. While today you’re not wholly as independent as other days, you’re finding it easy to connect. Your ruler, Venus, changes signs today, entering your work and health sector, where it will stay until October 23rd. This influence can bring more pleasure and harmony to your daily life, including your work or daily routines and health pursuits. You might enjoy getting your life in order, producing, organizing, and servicing. Or, you could make pleasant contacts through your work or routines. In love relationships, it’s about making the connection work on a day-to-day level and showing your affection for others through helpful gestures. You feel more accomplished through cooperation and sharing but should watch for glossing over problem areas in the weeks ahead.
GeminiThe Moon spends the day in your work and health sector, dear Gemini, and you gravitate to productive or practical activities. However, Venus enters your solar fifth house today, bringing charm, graciousness, the power of attraction, and a bigger urge to interact until October 23rd. This chart sector rules self-expression, creativity, romance, children, entertainment, and other channels through which you express your need for play and reinforcement. It’s an easygoing transit for you. Others appreciate you, and you more often follow your heart’s desire. You approach the world creatively and romantically and take more pleasure in leisure activities and hobbies.
CancerWhile you’re happy to work independently today, dear Cancer, it is easier than usual to gain the cooperation of loved ones. The Moon transits your sector of joy all day, and this transit is about coming out of your shell. Venus moves into your solar fourth house today, however, bringing more artistry and harmony to your family and home life in the weeks ahead. You are especially sensitive to your environment during this cycle that lasts until October 23rd, and you might seek refuge from demanding situations or quiet time more often than usual. You can be particularly attached to the past and what’s familiar. Venus here can boost your relationships with family, roommates, or your own heart, as you become more comfortable in your skin. Improved living conditions and arrangements may figure strongly during this period. This transit favors home improvement, real estate, and other property or home-related matters. It also encourages more warmth and peace on the home front, making it a great time for investing in your comfort, home, and safety.
LeoVenus enters your communications sector today, dear Leo, and will visit this house of your solar chart until October 23rd. During this booster transit, curiosity about others can lead to fun discoveries and possible opportunities. Your ideas and gestures are appreciated, and you are more diplomatic. You might also discover more interest in the arts or interesting ways to communicate, learn, and move about in your environment. Happy news can arrive, or you receive positive publicity and word of mouth. It’s an excellent time to harmonize with siblings, acquaintances, classmates, or neighbors. There could be purchases or gifts that help you to connect and learn. You are more charming and creative with your words, and love can be particularly mental and verbal during this cycle. You gravitate to things that improve your mind in the weeks ahead. There can be a bit of a bumpy start to today, and it can be challenging to manage expectations, but this is brief. While your discontent is worth some attention, there is no need to dwell. As the day advances, you feel far more confident and less wrapped up in what others think.
VirgoVenus moves out of your sign and into your values sector today, where it will transit until October 23rd, dear Virgo. It boosts your powers of attraction related to money, gifts, favors, and valuables in the weeks ahead. Your appetite for luxurious or beautiful objects might also increase–building and collecting appeal to you more than usual. It’s usually a status quo or stable position for relationships, affection, and money. Generally speaking, you are more patient with money and business matters now and can make the most of your resources. With the Moon in your communications sector today, it’s a good time for sharing ideas, learning new things, and making connections. Even so, the day may get off to a bumpy start. Mental pressures can get the best of you early day, but later, you find it easier to focus on the positive.
LibraYour needs for comfort and steadiness are strong today, dear Libra. You’re certainly willing to make the most of what you have, but you also desire just a little more. Also today, Venus enters your sign as it symbolically emerges from the darkness in your solar chart. This transit lasts until October 23rd and is excellent for your appeal, confidence, and personal plans. In many ways, you can find that things play in your favor in the weeks ahead, and the power of attraction is with you. You are more comfortable in your own skin, and people tend to acknowledge you and your value. You enjoy more decisiveness when it comes to your feelings and relationships. It may be a period for rewarding yourself for recent efforts.
ScorpioThe Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Scorpio, and your emotions are hard to ignore! With Saturn in Aquarius until next year, each month when the Moon transits your sign for a couple of days, it inevitably clashes with Saturn. This brief influence occurs early today and reminds you to better structure your personal life. As the day advances, your confidence and enjoyment increase. Also today, Venus enters the twelfth sector of your solar chart, where it will visit until October 23rd. During this cycle, you can be in a letting go or preparatory stage on a social or romantic level. You might deal with private matters of the heart, or you take particular pleasure in their personal life at this time. It’s possible you’re undecided or not ready to share your feelings with the world for the time being. The weeks ahead are good for enjoying some level of solitude, exploring your deeper feelings, and volunteering or helping others. It’s a time for paying special attention to your spiritual longings and needs.
SagittariusVenus enters your social sector today, dear Sagittarius, and until October 23rd, you’re likely to focus on your happiness goals and find more enjoyment and satisfaction from your connections. Friends are receptive, and cooperation is more important than ego strokes during this cycle! It feels easier to loosen up, relax, and enjoy yourself. There can be mutual benefits with others and a nice sense that you can be yourself and feel at ease. Sharing your talents or expertise can yield excellent results. Your tastes are for the new, different, and progressive. You better understand the benefits of relaxing and taking some time off from responsibilities.
CapricornWith a Moon-Saturn aspect early today, there can be confusing social situations or conflicting feelings, dear Capricorn. You’re likely to resolve to focus on personal enjoyment and worry less about what others are doing and thinking as the day advances, however. Letting go of the need to direct everything can be useful, helping you to appreciate the moments. Also today, Venus enters your solar tenth house, where it will transit until October 23rd. You may have to work a little harder to attract the things, people, and circumstances you want in your personal life temporarily, but reputation and career can benefit greatly. People in authority are especially receptive to you now, possibly leading to advances or rewards. Romantic opportunities, or chances to socialize and make mutually beneficial connections, can emerge through business, or you simply enjoy the work you do and the impact you make more than usual. Your heart is with your long-term goals, and it’s a generally good time for forming or developing business relationships.
AquariusWith a Moon-Saturn square early today, dear Aquarius, you may need to manage guilt or worry about meeting your responsibilities. As you move forward in the day, your focus on priorities comes instinctively, and you more naturally enjoy yourself. As you get in touch with your own needs and goals, focusing less on others’ expectations, you come into your own. Also today, Venus begins transiting your solar ninth house, and until October 23rd, your ideals in friendship and love are in stronger focus. It can be a time for exploring and enjoying new experiences and ideas. Intuition improves as you pull out from inside yourself and let things flow in the weeks ahead. You are attracted to others who have an interesting perspective to offer you. With this supportive Venus transit, you want to expand your knowledge and enjoy varied activities, and your charisma gets a boost.
PiscesVenus begins its transit of your solar eighth house today, dear Pisces, and will visit this house until October 23rd. It can be a fortunate period for money, support, and negotiations. With your affections, it’s a time of regeneration and processing of recent events. Feelings of love and attachment intensify during this cycle. You tend to gravitate to more focused or in-depth projects. The weeks ahead can be delightful for your intimate life, and you more easily attract resources, financial or emotional. With the Moon in your spirit sector today, you want to feel fresh, alive, and vital. The morning can involve some doubts that leave you feeling a little out of sorts due to a Moon-Saturn square. Aim to strengthen vulnerable areas but avoid dwelling–something that comes more naturally as the day advances.
* Remember to read horoscopes for your Ascendant sign and Sun sign. If you don’t know your Ascendant sign (and you know your birth time), you can look it up here.
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.
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