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The Moon is in Capricorn for all of Tuesday, sharing the Goat’s sign with Saturn, Pluto and Mars— a rough crew. Even though the Moon makes no exact aspects with any of the aforementioned three, their copresence gives the day a general hard-edged feel. It’s a configuration for labor, not leisure.
Late-late night sees the Moon delight in a temporarily engagement with Venus, Neptune and Jupiter. This is a pleasant, supportive, protected little pocket of time, a small jewel dropped into the quiet hours.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Capricorn, 2nd QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Square Venus: Aug 22 2018 3:36 AM
Moon Sextile Neptune: Aug 22 2018 4:27 AM
Moon Sextile Jupiter: Aug 22 2018 5:21 AM
The Moon spends the first portion of the day making its way to an afternoon trine with the Sun in Leo, lending the day a pro-active light and warmth. After night falls, Luna moves into Capricorn, and then proceeds to trine earthshaking Uranus in Taurus and conjoin Saturn in Capricorn, activating their month-long trinal relationship. The late night is thus stocked with visions of concrete problems and innovative, pragmatic solutions.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Sagittarius -> Capricorn, 2nd QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Trine Sun: Aug 20 2018 4:46 PM
Moon Enters Capricorn: Aug 20 2018 9:01 PM
Moon Trine Uranus: Aug 21 2018 2:02 AM
Moon Conjunct Saturn: Aug 21 2018 2:34 AM
Sunday begins with the Moon in goal-oriented Sagittarius trine just-now-direct Mercury in Leo, lending the first part of the day a boost of intellectual and conversational energy. This is followed shortly by the Moon’s happy sextile with Venus in Libra, which slathers honey and fun over the ensuing hours. Things slide from benefic to a bit confused as the afternoon ages, though, due to the Moon-Neptune square. It is not a malefic aspect, but it’s not awesome for making sure the trains run on time. After the square with Neptune, the Moon goes a bit void, as it is not due to make another exact aspect until Monday afternoon.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Sagittarius, 2nd QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Trine Mercury: Aug 19 2018 8:17 AM
Moon Sextile Venus: Aug 19 2018 10:17 AM
Moon Square Neptune: Aug 19 2018 4:11 PM
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
Moon in Scorpio -> Sagittarius, 2nd QuarterSee Current Chart
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
Friday begins with an early-morning Moon-Jupiter conjunction, followed immediately by a Moon-Neptune trine, beginning things on a note both mellow and triumphant. This benefic beginning buoys much of the day. Mid-day sees the Moon sextile Pluto, which lends it a little depth and shadow, but does not significantly alter the tone.
Night sees a half-Moon rise to ferry us into the increasingly busy second quarter of the lunar month.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Scorpio, 1st -> 2nd QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Conjunct Jupiter: Aug 17 2018 6:11 AM
Moon Trine Neptune: Aug 17 2018 6:37 AM
Moon Sextile Pluto: Aug 17 2018 1:14 PM
Moon Square Sun: Aug 18 2018 12:53 AM