August 2021 Astrology Calendar

This astrology calendar outlines all of the major astrological aspects for 2021, helping you plan for the year!


You'll find the major links between the planets, retrograde periods, New and Full Moons, planets changing signs, and what it all means for August 2021. This has an impact on all of us in some way. The calendar uses the Eastern time zone.

  • Favorable or Major Transit

  • New Zodiac Season

  • Retrograde

  • Moon Events

August 2021 Astrological Transits

Any transit below that is bolded is also a notable and powerful one.
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Sun in Leo Conjunct Mercury in Leo

You can focus on new ideas and feel positive about life. Something you began 6-8 weeks ago may come into focus now.

Mercury in Leo Opposite Saturn in Aquarius

You may feel mentally stifled and limited and need to give your head some space. Otherwise, you can get pessimistic.

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Sun in Leo Opposite Saturn in Aquarius

Responsibilities may take a toll on you if you’re not also looking out for your own well-being. Practice some self-care.

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Venus in Virgo Trine Uranus in Taurus

You can be open to meeting new people and creating new connections and can enjoy working on changes.

Mercury in Leo Square Uranus in Taurus

It may be difficult to control your mental energy, and you may think too far outside of the box or not enough. Find a good middle ground.

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Moon in Gemini Trine Jupiter in Aquarius

You can feel optimistic about your opportunities and want to expand in new ways.

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Moon in Cancer Sextile Uranus in Taurus

Act independently and do things in your own way without focusing too much on the way things have always been.

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Sun in Leo Square Uranus in Taurus

You may want to rebel against the norms and tear down the status quo. This can be okay if you’re smart about it and not impulsive.

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Moon in Leo Opposite Saturn in Aquarius

Getting some space can be a good thing if you feel like you’re suffocating from all of your work or duties. Don’t push yourself so hard.

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New Moon in Leo

Start new creative projects and ventures, take up a new hobby, or spend more time doing what you love or being with who you love. Open up your heart and try to live more by it.

Read this next: What Will the Cleansing New Moon in Leo Reveal?

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Venus in Virgo Opposite Neptune in Pisces

You may want to do so much for others, but this can leave you drained and vulnerable, so try to have some healthy boundaries.

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Mercury in Leo Opposite Jupiter in Aquarius

You can think really big and really bright, but this may not be very realistic. Try to ground your mind.

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Mercury Enters Virgo

New schedules and routines, better efficiency, and more structure and order can come in over the next few weeks. You can have an eye for the details and tackle lots of smaller projects.

Read this next: Master Communication with Mercury in Virgo

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Moon in Libra Trine Saturn in Aquarius

Tackle work to make more progress with one of your goals and keep yourself going in the right direction.

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Moon in Libra Square Pluto in Capricorn

Serious matters may demand your attention, and it becomes important to focus on solutions instead of getting mired in the problems.

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Moon in Scorpio Opposite Uranus in Taurus

You may want to push outside of your comfort zone, but make sure you’ve done your homework first.

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2nd Quarter Moon Phase in Scorpio

Make adjustments over the next week that allow you to get to the heart of matters, to transform something for the better, or to solve a vexing problem.

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Venus Enters Libra

Tact and diplomacy can be strong over the next few weeks, and you can compromise and play fair with others. You can be more open to commitment and give more attention to others.

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Moon in Sagittarius Square Neptune in Pisces

Take some time away from everything to replenish yourself, recharge your batteries, and rest.

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Mercury in Virgo Conjunct Mars in Virgo

Lots of new ideas and plans can come to you, and you can pursue opportunities to do something with your ideas. You can take the initiative, but also think in a practical way and address the details.

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Uranus Retrograde Begins in Taurus

Over the coming months, changes may slow down, and this can give you time to adjust to what has already passed. To avoid being frustrated with the slowdown, work on making smaller changes.

Sun in Leo Opposite Jupiter in Aquarius

You may be prone to excess, so try to keep moderation in mind. You can feel really good, so don’t push your luck.

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Mercury in Virgo Trine Uranus in Taurus

Unconventional ideas can be beneficial, and you can focus on your future, on change, and on the world at large.

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Moon in Aquarius Square Uranus in Taurus

You can be a little restless and rebellious, but need to get this under control, so you don’t act rashly.

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Full Moon in Aquarius

This Full Moon may tie into the July Full Moon since it’s the second in a row in Aquarius. Tie things up, finalize, see culminations, and reap what you’ve sown.

Sun Enters Virgo

Work can get more attention over the next few weeks, and you can get your schedule in order, maximize daily life, and get more done.

Read this next: What Happens When Practical Virgo Season Arrives

Mars in Virgo Trine Uranus in Taurus

You may be motivated to make changes that you’re excited about, and you can work independently for what you want.

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Venus in Libra Trine Saturn in Aquarius

You can enjoy being ambitious and making progress with your goals. You can make connections with the right people and make good impressions.

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Mercury in Virgo Opposite Neptune in Pisces

Your mind may be scattered and unfocused, and you may need to give it a break. Try not to fall for everything everyone says.

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Moon in Aries Opposite Venus in Libra

Others may be more frustrating to you, and you may need some time away to find your patience again.

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Mercury in Virgo Trine Pluto in Capricorn

You can tackle serious matters and work on plans for solutions to challenging problems. You can dig deeper and find the information you need.

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Moon in Taurus Square Saturn in Aquarius

You may not want to deal with any responsibilities now and maybe in need of a break. If you can’t get one, try to find space within limitations.

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Moon in Taurus Trine Mars in Virgo

You can feel excited and energized to pursue what you want, and you can take the first steps to get it going.

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Moon in Taurus Trine Mercury in Virgo

Communication can be smoother and easier, and you can gather information, share what you know, and work on your plans.

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Mercury Enters Libra

Surround yourself with peace and harmony over the coming weeks. Otherwise, you may be more indecisive than usual. Make compromises, negotiate, mediate, and see both sides.

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Moon in Gemini Square Neptune in Pisces

Give yourself a break and take some time away from others who have been taking a lot out of you.