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Astrology Transits October 2022 – Balance and Equanimity

Equanimity is the hallmark of spirituality. It is neither chasing nor avoiding but just being in the middle. ― Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations

 

Venus, the planet of love, values, beauty and money, is in the spotlight this month as she aspects several planets from her home sign of Libra. Any planet in their home sign is very strong, because the energy of the sign matches the energy of the planet. As the Sun, Mercury (after October 10) and Venus transit Libra, our attention shifts to our relationships, our values and what is fair and equitable in our life.

Planets transiting Libra create a dynamic tension with the sign of Aries (in an opposition aspect) and, to a lesser extent, to the signs of Capricorn and Cancer (in a square aspect).

Now is a good time to rebalance (Libra) your interactions with others in your life. Are you giving too much and over compensating to keep the peace (Libra), or are you on the opposite pole of continually needing to assert yourself and to be first (Aries)? Because the Libra/Venus energy is always open to negotiation and peace keeping, use that energy to put your relationships on a more equal (Libra) footing.

 

October 1:  Venus Opposition Jupiter at 3 Degrees Libra/Aries and Venus Sesquiquadrate Uranus at 3 Degrees Libra 16 Degrees Taurus. Venus opposition Jupiter brings a sense of ease, optimism, pleasure and joy. The danger is that you will feel like tossing caution to the wind. Be careful not to over spend and over indulge. Venus sesquiquadrate Uranus can bring out a reckless quality, especially in love or money matters. Use reasonable discipline and this can be a super-enjoyable transit.

 

October 3:  Mercury Turns Direct at 24 Degrees Virgo. Once again, we can all breathe a sigh of relief as our computers and telephones no longer misbehave, appointments are kept and life flows more smoothly.

 

October 6: Mercury Trine Pluto at 26 Degrees Virgo/Capricorn. Use Mercury trine Pluto to contemplate the deeper mysteries of life. Deep conversations would be especially enjoyable and productive, so long as you don’t take yourself too seriously or try to control how others think.

 

October 7:  Sun Opposition Chiron at 14 Degrees Libra/Aries and Sun Quincunx North Node at 14 Degrees Libra/Taurus. Sun opposition Chiron brings a spiritual dimension that is helpful in healing past hurts. Note your dreams and inner thoughts and meditate on releasing old hurts and memories. The Sun quincunx the North Node helps you face the truth and to discern what to hold on to and what to release.

 

October 9:  Full Moon at 16 Degrees Aries. The Full Moon in Aries is conjunct Chiron and in opposition to the Sun and Venus in Libra. Also in force during the Aries Full Moon, is Mars trine Neptune in Gemini/Aquarius. This Full Moon is very much about relationships, including how much to give to the “other” and how to give to oneself within the context of relationships. This will apply to all close relationships, including significant other, spouse, business partner, best friends and personal advisors. The Aries Moon gives us the energy and desire to make the necessary changes.

However, Mars trine Neptune can lead to confusion and misplaced anger regarding such relationships. Wait until the Moon moves past full phase to make any changes, since you are extra emotional at this time.

 

 

October 10: Venus Opposition Chiron at 14 Degrees Libra/Aries and Venus Quincunx North Node at 14 Degrees Libra/Taurus. Venus opposition Chiron and Venus quincunx the North Node are about letting go of painful relationships and grudges. A quincunx aspect calls for adjustment. Venus is love and Chiron is about healing. By letting go, you open yourself to opportunities for more positive relationships that nurture you instead of bringing you down. You might also want to contemplate your relationship to yourself. Do you have a positive relationship with yourself, or are you always putting yourself down? Use Venus and Chiron to change that dynamic.

 

October 10: Mercury Enters Libra. The emphasis is on social events, handling tricky connections with diplomacy and on simply enjoying your interactions with others.

 

October 11: Sun Quincunx Uranus at 18 Degrees Libra/Taurus and Sun Trine Saturn at 18 Degrees Libra/Aquarius. These aspects are a little tricky. Sun quincunx Uranus is  a rather edgy energy. You know that an adjustment (quincunx) needs to be made, but you can’t always tell how to made that adjustment. In addition, you are apt to act impulsively and make unwise decisions. Sun trine Saturn cools things down and allows you to proceed in an organized, orderly way. The motto is, “think before you act.”

 

October 12: Mars Square Neptune at 23 Degrees Gemini/Pisces and Mercury Opposition Jupiter at 10 Degrees Libra 1 Degree Aries. Back off a little and don’t push yourself when Mars is Square Neptune. Mars wants you to act, while Neptune just wants to escape. Mercury opposition Jupiter can lead to an over-stimulated mind. Take some quiet time for yourself and know that it will all work out just fine if you let things unfold as they will.

 

October 13:  Venus Trine Saturn at 18 Degrees Libra/Aquarius. Venus trine Saturn is a good time to clear up any relationship problems. Venus adds cooperation and love, while Saturn brings a clear head and seriousness to help solve the issues.

 

October 16: Sun Quincunx Neptune at 23 Degrees Libra/Pisces. 

October 17: Venus Quincunx Neptune at 23 Degrees Libra/Pisces.

October 17: Sun Trine Mars at 24 Degrees Libra/Gemini.

October 18: Venus Trine Mars at 24 Degrees Libra/Gemini. The Sun Quincunx Neptune and Venus Quincunx Neptune act like a hazy film over everything. It is hard to see clearly. Sun trine Mars and Venus trine Mars clear everything up nicely, though you might be too ready to take chances. The quincunx aspects call for a need for adjustment. Neptune indicates a certain amount of confusion or delusion around the subject. Look to your natal chart to see what houses these aspects fall in. For many of you, the aspects will be about love, dating and sexual attraction.

 

October 19: Sun Square Pluto at 26 Degrees Libra/Capricorn.

October 20: Venus Square Pluto at 26 Degrees Libra/Capricorn. Be careful in your interactions with others, when both the Sun and Venus are square Pluto. Emotions are intense (Pluto). You may feel a lack of control (Sun square Pluto) or feel that someone is controlling you. Be especially careful in new dating situations as you may become unreasonably infatuated with someone (Venus square Pluto).

 

October 22: Sun Conjunct Venus at 29 Degrees Libra.

October 22: Mercury Trine Saturn at 18 Degrees Libra/Aquarius. Intense emotions cool down and reason prevails under Mercury trine Saturn. The Sun conjunct Venus enhances the ability to give and receive love in a positive way.

 

October 23:  Venus and Sun Conjunct as They Enter Scorpio. Venus and Sun conjunct as they enter Scorpio brings relationships to a deeper, more complex dynamic. Ask yourself: Am I being true to myself with regard to my close relationships? Are my closest relationships meeting my needs? And, if not, what needs to change and how can I bring about that change? This is a good time to address long-term financial planning and to meet with your accountant, insurance advisor and estate planning lawyer.

 

October 25: New Moon Partial Solar Eclipse at 2 Degrees Scorpio. The Scorpio Full Moon Lunar Eclipse may not feel pleasant for many of you, but it brings some important transformational energy. Full Moons, generally are about letting go of what no longer serves you. An eclipse is like a Full Moon on steroids and its effect lasts much longer – often as long as six months or so. This Scorpio Eclipse is related to matters such as intimacy, sexuality, money, power and control. It can bring up some pretty heavy emotions (Moon in Scorpio) around those matters. It may trigger feelings of loss, betrayal, loss of control, exposure and vulnerability.

This Scorpio Moon can best be used to work on addictions, financial debts, intimacy and sexual issues and to address your fears around those heavy subjects. The good news is that a transformational Scorpio Lunar Eclipse is that by confronting your deepest issues, you can free yourself from many of your heavy emotional burdens. Just imagine what it would feel like to go through life with lighter, more positive emotions. That is the gift of a solar eclipse in Scorpio.

 

 

October 26: Mercury Trine Mars at 25 Degrees Libra/Gemini.

October 26: Mercury Square Pluto at 26 Degrees Libra/Capricorn. Mercury trine Mars is good for making bold, innovative plans and presenting them to others in a positive, confident way. Meanwhile, Mercury square Pluto warns you to keep the conversation or presentation from devolving into a confrontation.

 

October 28: Retrograde Jupiter Backs into Pisces at 29 Degrees 59 Minutes. 

 

October 29: Mercury Enters Scorpio Quincunx Jupiter at 29 Degrees Libra/Pisces. See October 23 above. Mercury in Scorpio fosters more discussions around security, sexual matters and long-term planning. Mercury quincunx Jupiter emphasizes the need to make beneficial adjustments.

 

NEXT MONTH – FULL MOON LUNAR ECLIPSE ON ELECTION DAY NOVENBER 8, 2011.

Here is the chart for the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse on Election Day November 8, 2022. Uranus (sudden events, surprises, upsets) is conjunct the Moon, conjunct the North Node opposite the South Node, Mercury, Sun and Venus. All form a T-square to Saturn. Anything could happen. Get out the popcorn and drink some calming chamomile tea! But first, VOTE, VOTE, VOTE! More on this in my next newsletter.

 

 

Moon Movement During October 2022: Note: Dates given are for New York City, NY. The time of the Moon’s movement into a sign will vary depending on where you live.

October 1:   Moon in Sagittarius

October 2:   Moon enters Capricorn

October 4:    Moon enters Aquarius

October 6:    Moon enters Pisces

October 8:    Moon enters Aries

October 9:    Full Moon at 16 Degrees Aries

October 10:  Moon enters Taurus

October 13:  Moon enters Gemini

October 15:  Moon enters Cancer

October 18:  Moon enters Leo

October 20:  Moon enters Virgo

October 22:  Moon enters Libra

October 25:  Moon enters Scorpio

October 25:  New Moon and Partial Solar Eclipse 2 degrees Scorpio 6:48 AM

October 27:  Moon enters Sagittarius

October 29:  Moon enters Capricorn

October 31:  Moon enters Aquarius

 

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I am still doing astrology readings by telephone or Zoom. My readings consist of transits, progressions, solar arc directions and solar return (year ahead) in relation to your birth chart. One-hour readings are $160 and half-hour readings are $80. Readings are recorded and payment is by PayPal, Venmo or Zelle. Send an email to ruby@astrology-classes.com to schedule your reading.

 

Saturday, September 8, is the last day for the Aspen Saturday Market. Stop in and say “hi” or get a mini astrology reading at the Aspen Intuitives tent on either September 31 or October 8.

 

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