- The Moon is in Aries until 4:43 AM, after which the Moon is in Taurus.
- The void Moon occurs from 12:44 AM to 4:43 AM.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase until 2:59 AM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- We’re between the Full Moon, which occurred on the 2nd, and the Last Quarter Moon, which will happen on the 10th.
- 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.
- Mercury spends its first full day in Libra today (Mercury transits Libra from September 5-27).
- Venus enters Leo today (Venus transits Leo from September 6-October 2).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesVenus moves into harmony with your sign and into your sector of joy today, dear Aries. Until October 2nd, your personal appeal increases, and the expression of your affection and charm comes more naturally. It’s a particularly good period for self-expression, creativity, romance, children, entertainment, and other channels through which you express your need for play, reinforcement, or applause. A gentle approach in these areas of life is the most successful one now. You’re likely to seek and enjoy more leisure activities and or a hobby. Venus here awakens your more creative and romantic urges. As you pursue them, you feel more confident. This morning, the Moon exits your sign and moves into your resources sector for a short stay (until Tuesday, the 8th). Practical matters grab your attention. You might also seek some extra comfort or indulgence.
TaurusVenus enters your home and family sector today, dear Taurus, and will stay in this area of your solar chart until October 2nd. Because Venus is your planetary ruler, this cycle is particularly relevant to you, indicating a rather strong focus of interest. It’s a wonderful few weeks to enjoy home life, family, or special harmony in your domestic world. You might connect with your own heart and enjoy what you discover. This transit tends to favor home improvement, real estate, and other property or home-related matters. It also encourages more warmth and peace on the home front. It can be a favorable time for investing in your comfort, home, and safety. Today, the Moon moves into your sign, enlivening your mood. There is some tendency to follow a whim. You crave more interaction with your environment or seek action during the Moon’s short stay here (until Tuesday).
GeminiVenus enters your communications sector, dear Gemini, and will visit this house of your solar chart until October 2nd. It can be a time to talk and think about love and relationships, make happy and beneficial connections, or enjoy learning and studies. There can be more reading, writing, connecting, and it’s mostly pleasant, leading to good moods or 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. It’s a generally good time for purchasing equipment that helps you communicate or get around. You seem to draw in the right situations, people, and things to improve your daily life. Conversations are helpful and interesting, or news coming in is heartwarming. The Moon moves into your solar twelfth house, signaling the near-close of a lunar cycle. As you wind down, you’re likely to learn a lot about what’s going on inside you. You gravitate toward healing or replenishing activities.
CancerThe Moon moves into your social sector for a couple of days, dear Cancer. You may lean on friends or networks more than usual at this time. Also today, Venus leaves your sign and enters your solar second house for a stay until October 2nd. You are sharper at seeing the value in projects and objects that you may have otherwise overlooked during this cycle. There is a stronger attraction to comfortable things, people, and situations. You are exceptionally skilled at making the best of your resources during this cycle. It’s a strong period for enjoying the moment. Money matters tend to work in your favor during this cycle, and charm or good relations with others can contribute to this. It’s a time when you might improve your financial situation or enjoy building talents and resources. You have a taste for easier, more straightforward pleasures.
LeoVenus emerges in your solar chart today, dear Leo, and will continue to transit Leo until October 2nd. You tend to shine as Venus enhances your natural charm and personal appeal in the weeks ahead. You can use your charm and personality to get a little more from life than you usually do. You tend to get along with others particularly well during this cycle, and your desire for more love and harmony in your life tends to color much of what you do. You are comfortable in your own skin and radiate good energy that attracts positive attention and feedback. It may be a period for rewarding yourself for recent efforts. You are projecting warm, approachable energy now. Also today, the Moon moves to the top of your solar chart, getting you into stronger touch with your ambitions and goals. This transit reminds you of your over-arching objectives.
VirgoVenus begins its transit of your solar twelfth house today, dear Virgo, and will continue to do so until October 2nd. This is a house of “endings,” signaling a time for processing and digesting recent events, and deciding what to let go of and what you need to keep, particularly related to your affections, pleasures, and love life. Sorting out your feelings is helpful now. This is not about burying your feelings–it’s a time best used for exploring inner needs and desires. Love and sacrifice/service may be connected during this cycle, or this is about enjoying your own company more than usual, and some level of retreat from the world. The Moon’s move into your adventure sector this morning can be a welcome one with its forward-looking energy. However, it’s also a day when it’s easier than usual to fall into the traps of procrastination.
LibraVenus begins its transit of your friendship and goals sector, dear Libra, continuing to affect this area of your solar chart until October 2nd. This is a good time for appreciating friends and networks, and for their appreciation of you! It feels easier to loosen up, relax, and enjoy yourself. There can be mutual benefits with friends, and a nice sense that you can be yourself and feel at ease. It’s a good time for graciousness with business associates and making connections. You give particular attention to your humanitarian impulses and happiness goals. This transit comes as a subtle but welcome boost to friendships and outlook or optimism. The Moon enters your intimacy sector this morning, and until the 8th, you’re seeking more intensity or depth in your pursuits.
ScorpioThe Moon moves into your partnership sector this morning, and you feel more sociable, preferring some company over going it alone, dear Scorpio. Venus begins its transit of your reputation and profession sector, and will continue in this area of your solar chart until October 2nd. Others tend to receive you especially well in a professional or public capacity, or you’re generally more appreciated for your efforts. As you’re far more aware of how you come across, you may do more posing or choosing of your words than you normally would. Others seem willing to assist you with your goals, and important connections and contacts can be made. You may be contributing something special now, and it can be a particularly good time for work and business-related endeavors.
SagittariusWhile the Moon’s move into your solar sixth house turns your attention to your chores or work, dear Sagittarius, Venus moves into harmony with your sign for an almost four-week stay. Today’s energies encourage a practical frame of mind, but in the weeks ahead, you are more courageous and forthright with your feelings. Your relationships may benefit from a change of pace. Promotional efforts or publishing can thrive. You might meet someone special through places of learning or non-routine experiences. You are attracted to others who share many of your beliefs or who have an interesting perspective to offer you. This cycle comes as a general boost for your powers of attraction, relationships, and social life. Your feelings tend to be easy to express and understand, and when it comes to love, your ideals are high.
CapricornVenus begins its transit of your intimacy sector, dear Capricorn, and will continue in this area of your solar chart until October 2nd. You might enjoy some fun research, investigation, getting to know yourself, or looking for clues and hidden layers during this cycle. Attracting support comes more naturally, if needed. You might decide to iron out tricky problems related to money or power dynamics in relationships. Still, some complications or complexities are interesting to you in your connections. Venus here can bring more happiness and joy to your intimate life or can encourage you to pay particular attention to a special project or endeavor. The Moon moves into your sector of joy and pleasure this morning, staying there until Tuesday and encouraging your attention to play, entertainment, and love.
AquariusVenus begins its transit of your solar seventh house today, dear Aquarius. Until October 2nd, you’re in an improved position to enhance or develop relationships. You’re more inclined to make peace with people, and you’re more hospitable or approachable. It’s also a period of more joy experienced through others. If you can benefit from getting advice or counseling, it’s a strong time for doing so. Also today, the Moon heads into your home and family sector, where it will transit until Tuesday. You gravitate toward familiar, comforting activities that help build confidence from the ground up. The focus is on your domestic or personal needs. This Moon position can encourage you to back away from problems coming from the outside world so that you can see them from a better perspective.
PiscesVenus heads into your work and health sector today, dear Pisces, putting you in great shape for bringing more harmony and joy to your daily life in the coming weeks (until October 2nd). You may find more pleasure, benefits, or joy in your routines, work, service, and efforts to enhance health. Cooperation and sharing can figure strongly and successfully in your work and perhaps even your health routines. You may be bringing more artistry to your work or beauty to your work environment. For some, it’s a good time to attract suitable or pleasurable work. It’s not a showy time for your love life, but it is a good cycle for taking care of the more practical side of relationships. Also today, the Moon moves into your communications sector, which feels lively as it encourages more movement and interaction.
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.