Astrology of Saturday, August 18th 2018

Astrology of Saturday, August 18th 2018

Daily Astro-Weather

Saturday begins with the Moon in Scorpio’s sextile with retrograde Mars in Capricorn, starting things off with thoughts of battles to fight and goals to meet. Yet the Moon leaves brooding Scorpio shortly thereafter, adjusting the tone of the day in a more positive direction.

The big story today, though, is Mercury’s direct station. Retrograde since the end of July, Mercury does an about-face Saturday evening. This pirouette untangles the road forward, and confirms clarity which took weeks to attain. The station is doubly pleasant because it occurs in a perfect sextile with exquisitely poised Venus in Libra. This complimentary pairing weaves together Venus’ creative, benefic nature with Mercury’s clever, analytic one. Together, the two send kind messages and smile upon works of art and diplomacy.

Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences

Aspects (PT)

Moon in Scorpio -> Sagittarius, 2nd Quarter
Moon Sextile Mars: Aug 18 2018 8:10 AM
Moon Enters Sagittarius: Aug 18 2018 9:48 AM
Mercury Sextile Venus: Aug 18 2018 8:37 AM
Mercury Stations Direct: Aug 18 2018 9:25 PM
Jupiter Trine Neptune: Aug 19 2018 12:43 AM

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Austin Coppock is a writer, esotericist and astrologer based in Ashland, OR. He published paperback Almanacs from 2011-15 but began posting his prognostications online last year, referring to his collection of weekly, monthly, yearly essays and daily delineations as “The Online Almanac”. This work is made possible by his supporters on Patreon. Austin was President of the non-profit organization “Association for Young Astrologers” from 2012-2016. His most recent book is “36 Faces: The History, Astrology and Magic of the Decans”, published by Three Hands Press.

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