Weekly Astrology Forecast: October 5 - 11, 2020

Posted on October 05, 2020

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Welcome, everyone! Mercury is currently in its pre-retrograde phase, so you might start to notice that communication becomes more confused as we venture into this new week.

Mercury officially turns retrograde once again on October 13th.

We also have the Sun moving through the intellectual and upbeat sign of Libra! This casts some much-needed light on the retrograde-heavy energy we are moving through with Mars, Chiron, Uranus, and Neptune.

Let’s dive into more about October 5th - 11th, 2020…astrology wise!

The Moon is Waning!

The Moon is waning this week which means it’s not the best time to start new projects, and creativity won’t be very high. You can spend time clearing out the goals that you’ve been putting energy into that are not yielding results, or that you’re no longer excited about.

Is there some habit that has been using up your precious time and money that you’ve picked up over the last month? This week is a great window to observe these habits and see which ones aren’t contributing positively to your overall energy.

What About Love this Week?

Venus, the planet of love and romance, is still moving through nurturing Virgo. Being patient with someone you care for can pay off this week. However, as we are now in the pre-shadow of Mercury retrograde, it may not be the best time to kick off new relationships.

We may be starting to seek out people who subconsciously remind of us of past partners, but do not be fooled by fleeting fantasies that echo who you used to be.

You may start to feel old flames starting to pique your interest, but just because they may cross your mind, this does not mean they are your soul mate. This might be a cue that you can take to look at how to heal your relationship with yourself instead.

Hey! Don’t forget to read: Your Ultimate Guide To Controversial Mercury Retrograde

Planetary Locations During October 5 - October 11, 2020solar-system

Sun: Libra (September 22, 2020 - October 22, 2020)

Mercury: Scorpio (September 27, 2020 - October 27, 2020)

Venus: Virgo (October 2, 2020 - October 27, 2020)

Mars: Aries (June 27, 2020 - January 6, 2021)

Jupiter: Capricorn (December 2, 2019 – December 19, 2020)

Saturn: Capricorn (July 1, 2020 - December 17, 2020)

Uranus: Taurus (Until April 25, 2026)

Neptune: Pisces (Until March 30, 2025)

Pluto: Capricorn (Until October 12, 2024)

Daily Astrology Snapshots for October 5 - October 11, 2020

Monday, October 5

Sun: Libra - You may feel like getting together with friends, reading intellectually stimulating content, or even painting. Libra energy likes to interact with people and learn.

Moon: Taurus - This energy has you wanting to take it all in and enjoy the day as it unfolds. This allows you to be more present and have good meaningful conversations where both people are listening to each other.

Tuesday, October 6

Sun: Libra

Moon: Gemini - You are a bit less trusting of people under this influence, but only because you might see their hidden agenda. You are also playful and talkative so it’s a good day for sports or creative activities.

Wednesday, October 7

Sun: Libra

Moon: Gemini

Aspect: Mercury in Scorpio (opposition) Uranus in Taurus. We may find people saying things that seem off-wall-today. Our rebellious nature is being plucked at! We may also find that the news is full of unexpected announcements.

Thursday, October 8

Sun: Libra

Moon: Gemini

Friday, October 9

Sun: Libra

Moon: Cancer - You are more sensitive under a Cancer Moon, but you are also more intuitive. This is a good time to meditate and get in touch with your emotions.

Aspect: Mars in Aries (square) Pluto in Capricorn. There is some tension today because you will feel like everything is just taking too long.You’ll get through this energy if you look how far you’ve come this year.

Remind yourself that good things are worth the effort and patience.

Don’t forget to read: Your October 2020 Tarotscopes

Saturday, October 10

Sun: Libra

Moon: Cancer

Aspect: Venus in Virgo (trine) Uranus in Taurus. This happens once a year, and it offers some excitement in love. This transit can also bring good energy to your finances.

Sunday, October 11

Sun: Libra

Moon: Leo - No one is hiding in their shell today as the bold Leo energy helps us seize the day and capture fun wherever we are. This is a good day to do something you’ve been trying to get the courage to do.

Aspect: Sun in Libra (square) Jupiter in Capricorn. There’s some pressure in regards to your career today. If you feel your heart and head at odds, try to quiet your mind and find your intuitive center for the answer.

You may feel you have to choose between security and creative pursuits, but ask yourself how to have both.

What’s up in the stars today? Check your free Daily Horoscope - here on Astrology Answers!

Related article: What Can You Expect During Sensible Libra Season

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Shannon Yrizarry has taught metaphysical subjects since 2013 including the deeply esoteric lineage of kundalini yoga. She has worked as a healer, clairvoyant and card reader and… Learn More About The Author »

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