Deer Moon Astrology, 8/9/2021

The Leo moon faces off with expansive Jupiter this morning, bringing an abundance of attention your way. Feeling like all eyes are on you can be a little disconcerting, so it’s important to remember that it’s okay to put off answering messages or phone calls until you’re feeling up to it.

Luckily, things begin to feel more grounded and organized only a short time later when the moon changes signs into pragmatic Virgo. Use this energy to tap into your efficient side and knock out any correspondence or task you’ve been avoiding recently.

Venus faces off with deceptive Neptune this evening, so things could get a little weird in romantic relationships. The energy here can cause us to inflict more damage than we realize in the moment, so try not to be overly critical or demanding of your partner or yourself right now. If you sense that someone is lying to you or gaslighting you, you might want to back away from the situation for a day or two so you can reflect privately and gain a clearer perspective on how you feel about the situation.

This evening, feelings of restlessness are likely to manifest when the moon aligns with passionate Mars while entering a harsh T-square to the nodes of fate. Your desire for change could be supercharged, and you may feel passionate about getting ahead on your path, but issues from the past or uncertainty about the future could leave you feeling stuck.

There are a number of different kinds of negotiations going on today in a remarkably powerful atmosphere. While we may be concerned about what others think of us, we may not be ready to abandon our aspirations in favor of someone else’s practicality. We are not offered a great deal of stability to help us deal with the extraordinary power that is flowing out of Mercury’s quincunx to Pluto. The negotiations are mainly being dealt with through personality clashes, which are at best unpredictable. Nonetheless, there is a great deal that may be accomplished today through bold and confident assertions of our positions, beliefs, and aspirations. It is very unlikely that anyone will actually gain the upper hand today but the struggles — parry and riposte — are highly informative and revealing and have the potential to produce better understanding of differing perspectives.


Today is the 219th day of 2021
44 days until the Autumn Equinox
50 days until Mercury Retrograde
145 days until 2022

Sun is in Leo
Moon isin Leo
Mercury is in Leo
Venus is in Virgo
Mars is in Virgo
Jupiter is Rx in Aquarius
Saturn is Rx in Aquarius
Uranus is in Taurus
Neptune is Rx in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is Rx in Aries

  • The FULL MOON occurs on August 22nd in the sign of Aquarius, known as the Sturgeon Moon.
  • Jupiter is retrograde from June 20th and goes Direct on October 18th in the signs of Aquarius/Capricorn.
  • Venus is retrograde from December 19th and goes Direct on January 29th (2022) in the signs of Capricorn/Sagittarius.
  • Neptune is retrograde from June 25th until December 1, 2021, in Pisces.
  • Mercury is retrograde from September 27 until October 18 in Libra.


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