- The Moon is in Aries.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 2nd.
- Mars is direct and in its pre-retrograde shadow (Mars will retrograde from September 9th to November 13th).
- Current retrogrades: Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Chiron Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMental energy can be tricky to channel at times today, dear Aries, particularly in the morning. Mars in your sign is clashing with the Sun, Venus, and Mercury, and your desires seem blocked by others, situations, or through your own inner conflicts. What you want to do and what you think you should do are two very different things right now, and this can lead to some indecision or mixed signals. You might also feel at odds with a partner, finding it difficult to agree and harmonize. The Moon spends the day in your sign, and you seem to need more emotional freedom and spontaneity. Focusing your attention on a special project can be useful. Your increased desire to find peace in your domestic life, family, and work can lead to agreements and favorable circumstances.
TaurusThere can be some scattering of mental energies today, dear Taurus, but you also get the chance to enjoy your interactions and learn something interesting. It can be especially challenging to make clear-cut decisions or to center yourself, particularly in the morning. You can struggle with some indecision or a fear of missing out. Nevertheless, there are opportunities to rise above these minor feelings of unrest, particularly if you focus on friendly gestures or creative pursuits. Romance, comfort, and finances are in favor with today’s Mercury-Venus aspect. You’re magnetizing good things to you quite naturally, and you may be expressing both your feelings and ideas with the same ease. Complicated problems seem to be easier to understand when you feel supported and approach them in a relaxed manner.
GeminiThe Moon spends the day in your social sector, dear Gemini, and your desire for a break from pressures is strong. Even so, it can be difficult to pull yourself away or detach yourself from personal concerns. A Mercury-Mars quincunx in particular points to some impatience or carelessness and a tendency to be misunderstood. If someone challenges your ideas, it’s best to avoid taking it to heart. Your need for familiarity seems to clash with the allure of the new and unexplored today. It can be difficult to decide on any one thing without feeling like you’re missing out somewhere else. You’re in a good position for making your money work for you today, however. There can be promising developments with family, home, financial affairs, or an exciting new purchase. Conversations can be fruitful.
CancerAnxieties may be the root of impatience with others today, dear Cancer, as you may not be clear about what you’d like to communicate with Mercury and Mars in awkward angles. You can also give off some mixed signals since part of you feels quite lighthearted, and another part is deeply invested! Others’ responses may seem a little superficial or insensitive. While there can be some communication fits and starts, some things work ideally, especially projects dear to your heart. You can quite enjoy studying, teaching, and connecting today regardless, and your personal appeal gets a real boost. You’re likely to have many different interests or projects going that excite and motivate you. While life is busy, it feels energizing rather than chaotic to you. You might be looking into a new idea or discovering a new interest.
LeoThis can be a particularly connected or communicative day, dear Leo, even though there can be some misunderstandings. You can struggle in spots with indecision, but there are also opportunities. You are especially practical-minded these days with the Sun and Mercury in your solar second house, but another part of you (the Mars transiting your ninth house side) would rather not pay attention to the rules, preferring to wing it. There may be a rush job or an unexpected change in plans that serve to mix things up a little but can leave you feeling edgy. You could end up all wound up with no real plan unless you resolve to pick a project and enjoy it without worrying about what you may be missing as you do. Fortunately, a harmonious aspect between Mercury and Venus encourages communicating about tricky or emotional matters with objectivity, which can be worthwhile. There are benefits to occasionally exploring your emotions from an intellectual perspective. You might also come up with interesting ideas about how to improve your financial state.
VirgoThere can be some troubles harmonizing your desires and communications today, dear Virgo. You can be restless if part of you is craving some emotional excitement, but you’re unsure how to get it. What could be simple conversations or debates can escalate and turn into something messy. While there can be some tension, if you avoid dwelling on the decisions that are hard to make, you can enjoy yourself. You might enjoy sharing ideas, personal thoughts, feelings, and memories if you can detach a little and avoid taking things too much to heart. You have a stronger sense than usual about what ideas have true potential for success in the long term as Mercury and Venus harmonize. You may gain clarity about a person’s feelings for you, or you could thoroughly enjoy a conversation about the future.
LibraThere can be a few difficulties in your interactions today, dear Libra, and with the Moon in your partnership sector, you’re more invested in what others think. Today can be a little awkward when it comes to settling on what to do, and whether you have the time and energy. There can be some minor challenges in relationships if something from the past emerges, or the focus of conversation tends to be about topics that you’d prefer not to address. Fortunately, a Mercury-Venus aspect helps you round or smooth things out. You might come to an understanding with someone or with a long-standing issue if you aim to detach and take an objective look at things. Even though you are keeping some things to yourself or uncertain about whether or not you should be sharing certain observations, it’s a mostly good time for harmonizing with others.
ScorpioEarly today, communications can be a little off, dear Scorpio, whether it’s about not readily communicating or interpreting the right intentions behind others’ words. You might also feel a little impatient with directions and people who are not catching on quickly. The trick today is to choose a focus rather than remaining in limbo. As the day progresses, a Mercury-Venus helps smooth things over. Your appeal shines brightly. Friendly gestures or overtures can figure strongly. People are showing their interest in you. Friendships and mending broken fences are in favor. This transit tends to improve your outlook. Detaching yourself just enough to see or communicate things more objectively can be a useful exercise today.
SagittariusGenerally, this is a time when you’re finding a lot to love with pleasure and pastimes, dear Sagittarius. Today, it can be challenging to focus on what you want to do, and in some ways, you can feel a bit scattered. There can be some competitiveness, edge, or impatience in communications in the first half of the day, after which things soften considerably. Your words tend to have a little more impact than usual right now, but timing can be a little off, and you may feel torn between strong needs for both work and play. Communication snafus are unlikely to bring you down as the day advances. You might learn something useful that helps you in your career or enjoy thinking and talking about plans for the future or long-term goals. People may be speaking highly of you. You can be in the pleasant position to do some casual fact-gathering.
CapricornWhile there are definite opportunities for fun and happy exchanges today, dear Capricorn, there can be small missteps early in the day. Your focus on your broader life goals can feel in conflict with a great need for attention to home, family, or your personal life. There can be some indecision or restlessness to overcome or manage. Due to these transits’ vague nature, it may not be easy to pinpoint what you’re searching for or what’s frustrating you. It’s highly likely that this is about divided interests and needs. Detaching yourself from these things comes more easily as the day advances. Benefits and good feelings come from connecting, particularly on romantic and one-on-one levels. Good communication skills can reverberate positivity to other areas of life as well. This can be a time of good conversations and the satisfying sharing of ideas.
AquariusDebates can rather quickly turn into something more today, dear Aquarius, although as the day advances, you can find some very sweet spots for happy exchanges. It’s a rather mixed day astrologically on the communication front. You could wrestle with some indecision or lack of clear direction. While you’re often seeking more depth in your activities and with your thoughts and conversations, Mars is transiting your lighthearted third house, and there can be little patience with exploring any particular topic in depth. Or, you might feel pressure to whip through your projects. This discrepancy can weigh on you today, leaving you undecided. However, a Mercury-Venus aspect helps you find the right balance. It’s a good time to enjoy your work or duties, particularly with a pleasant social element mixed in. A smooth, easygoing approach to others and your chores seems to yield the best results now.
PiscesOverthinking things can lead to some discomfort in spots today, dear Pisces. Part of you enjoys bouncing ideas off others just to see where they land, but another part is determined to get things done without interference. These drives can be at odds with one another today, leaving you in limbo. There can be some instigating or competitiveness that interferes with healthy communications. Helping you out with this is a Mercury-Venus aspect that reminds you of the pleasure of casual exchanges. Detaching yourself or communicating just for the pleasure of it without the need for an end goal can smooth things out. Conversations about entertainment or relationships can be in focus. The beauty may very well be in how you communicate more than what you are expressing.
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.