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The Moon wanders the late degrees of Cancer today, seeking satisfaction and comfort. Comfort is an unlikely find, but satisfaction in measurable accomplishment is, courtesy of Mars in practical Virgo’s perfect trine to pattern-breaking, earth-moving Uranus in Taurus.
As the day edges toward night, Luna emerges from the Crab’s shell as a Lion cub. This shifts the energetic tide from foundation to expression, and attitudes from intro- to extro- verted. The Moon’s late-night prowl of Leo is charged by Uranus, opens the way for small, out-of-the-ordinary moments.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Cancer -> Leo, 4th QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Enters Leo: Aug 27, 4:53 PM PDT
Moon Square Uranus: Aug 28, 3:24 AM PDT
Mars Trine Uranus: Aug 28, 3:52 AM PDT
The Moon today is burdened by an opposition to heavy Saturn, disturbed by a conjunction with the Dragon’s Head, and shadowed by an opposition with Pluto. Though the Moon is temporarily anaesthetized by an evening trine with Neptune, ongoing difficulties weigh heavily. Structural challenges loom, implacably present.
Meanwhile, Venus in Virgo completes a trine with Uranus in Taurus, catalyzing the desire for freedom on a day where obligation is much easier to find. Recent changes to relationship dynamics are spotlighted here, especially during the evening hours.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Cancer, 4th QuarterSee Current Chart
Venus Trine Uranus: Aug 26, 8:38 AM PDT
Moon Opposite Saturn: Aug 26, 2:43 PM PDT
Moon Conjunct Rahu: Aug 26, 6:47 PM PDT
Moon Trine Neptune: Aug 26, 8:25 PM PDT
Moon Opposite Pluto: Aug 27, 1:49 AM PDT
The Moon begins the day in the somewhat frazzled late degrees of Gemini, and then shifts into Cancer during the afternoon. This is a shift toward the emotional, and activates the needs for comfort and security. The Cancer Moon spends the rest of the day seeking the solution to those desires through discussions with the trio of planets in detail-oriented Virgo. The needs may emanate from the gut, but the answers returned will be analytic, an effective format for material improvements, but potentially unsatisfying for the heart.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Gemini -> Cancer, 4th QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Enters Cancer: Aug 25, 2:02 PM PDT
Moon Sextile Sun: Aug 25, 6:31 PM PDT
Moon Sextile Mars: Aug 25, 10:53 PM PDT
Moon Sextile Venus: Aug 26, 12:38 AM PDT
Venus conjoins Mars at 3 Virgo today. This reunion takes place invisibly, hidden beneath the rays of the Sun. Thus, the normally passionate conjunction of the planets of love and war is strangely subdued. There is intensity here, but it is contained, and hidden. It will bring up relational issues and expectations, but the terms negotiated tend to be of a practical and internal quality.
Though Mars and Venus boil and churn beneath the surface, the general quality of the day is buoyant, if a bit fuzzy, courtesy of the Moon’s configuration with jolly Jupiter and foggy Neptune.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Gemini, 4th QuarterSee Current Chart
Venus Conjunct Mars: Aug 24, 10:04 AM PDT
Moon Opposite Jupiter: Aug 24, 10:48 AM PDT
Moon Square Neptune: Aug 24, 4:16 PM PDT
The Sun’s first day in Virgo is a hectic one. The Moon shifts into busy Gemini during the morning hours, putting both the Sun and Moon in Mercury-ruled signs, which will likely require a multiplicity of mental efforts. The Moon spends the afternoon making a pair of squares to tightly-conjoined Venus and Mars, stirring up tightly-wound passions, spurring the lust for perfection, and necessitating detail-oriented problem-solving.
Friday’s neurotic quality recedes as the Sun creeps toward the western horizon. The Moon chases an aspect with triumphant Jupiter all night, making the dark hours progressively more positive.Horoscopes & Ongoing Influences
Moon in Taurus -> Gemini, 3rd -> 4th QuarterSee Current Chart
Moon Enters Gemini: Aug 23, 7:29 AM PDT
Moon Square Sun: Aug 23, 7:51 AM PDT
Moon Square Venus: Aug 23, 1:14 PM PDT
Moon Square Mars: Aug 23, 2:17 PM PDT