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Astrology of Today – Thursday, October 18, 2018

Astrology of Today - Thursday, October 18, 2018


October 18, 2018 – click on to enlarge

Today’s Moon:

  • The Moon is in Aquarius.
  • The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter part.
  • The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 16th, and the Full Moon will happen on the 24th.


  • Venus is retrograde (Venus is retrograde from October fifth to November 16th). There’s slightly below a month left of the retrograde Venus cycle.
  • Present retrogrades: Venus Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, and Chiron Rx.

**Occasions are Japanese Daylight Time (EDT).


Every day Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for every Signal:



The primary half of the day could be a bit tough, pricey Aries, as your ruler, Mars, is energized by the Moon however feels slightly stifled or blocked. It might be that you simply’re missing a way of objective or mission and this retains you from straightforwardly pursuing your wishes only for now. Confidence could also be a lacking issue now, however that is momentary. Previous errors can assume extra significance than they need to in your thoughts now. Because the day advances, nevertheless, you discover it simpler to chill out your thoughts. A friendship can come into excessive focus, and you may really feel fairly impressed by your emotions for somebody. It’s a great time to take a look at concepts and interactions differently, maybe with just a little extra compassion or creativeness. This can be a time when forgiving others for slights can serve you and your relationships exceptionally properly.



The primary half of the day can discover you with robust ambitions, pricey Taurus. You could be craving motion, however not fairly positive the place to start out. Because the day advances, this predicament doesn’t appear very critical. A Mercury-Neptune affect comes into impact and helps you restore drawback areas in a relationship. This can be a time for brand spanking new concepts and visions, notably associated to partnerships, buddies, and future happiness objectives. You’ll be able to expertise a pleasant increase of compassion, instinct, and creativeness on your ideas, perceptions, and conversations. Be accepting and tolerant now to let all of the great issues in. A brand new settlement or understanding, whether or not specific or left unstated, with a companion or good friend can increase your spirits tremendously now.



The day can start with you feeling a bit stressed, pricey Gemini, as you may be feeling fairly enthusiastic about one thing, however with out the proper channels to launch this power. Nevertheless, issues circulate alongside fairly properly because the day advances, as your ruling planet, Mercury, harmonizes with Neptune, boosting your creativeness, creativity, and compassion. Individuals might not absolutely get you, however they’re flowing with you and interested in you. Whereas issues will not be occurring seamlessly, clear advantages are occurring in your life, notably within the areas of work, well being, weight loss plan, health, and habits. You’ll do greatest to let conversations stream and to pay attention generously.

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This can be a promising day for communications, pricey Most cancers, notably with companions or about relationships. Nevertheless, it might not start so easily. In truth, you possibly can really feel energized within the first half of the day, however with no satisfying channel for expressing it. Because the day advances, there’s extra sensitivity in addition to a mild environment that you simply vibe nicely with, and this could be a good psychological interlude of types! Permit your self some freedom to dream, think about, and create at this time, since Mercury-Neptune brings wonderful power for artistic expression. This may be an impressed time for reaching out to others or expressing your concepts, beliefs, and goals. Romantic sensibilities are robust, and you may take pleasure in fascinating conversations or musings now.



You could be feeling enthusiastic about one thing this morning, pricey Leo, and maybe craving motion and progress. Nevertheless, one thing’s simply not able to budge, which might be irritating. Even so, because the day advances, you’re extra content material with letting issues stream alongside. Mercury and Neptune are heading into concord, and it’s a time for interesting to your sense of marvel and emotions of compassion. You may particularly take pleasure in leisure that engages your feelings and creativeness. It’s a great time for stepping again from the routine and letting your creativeness go. You could be releasing adverse emotions a few relationship right now, or at the very least engaged on doing so. It’s a superb time for fixing issues, bonding by way of supportive conversations, and coming to a greater understanding of a house challenge. Options discovered now are typically uncommon or arrived at in an unconventional method.



You possibly can start the day feeling moderately captivated with one thing, pricey Virgo, or able to tackle the world. Nevertheless, circumstances don’t appear to help your plans, or plans might not come collectively as you’d like. As irritating as this can be, because the day strikes ahead, you discover it pure to take pleasure in your self. A Mercury-Neptune affect could make it simpler for you discover inspiration. You’re additionally expressing your self extra imaginatively and charmingly. Agreements and negotiations are favorable now, and also you’re in an awesome place for letting go of stress and unfavorable emotion. You are feeling impressed to assist others right now, and also you may particularly take pleasure in guiding, educating, or soothing individuals together with your phrases and attainable options to issues.



Whereas the day can get off to a bumpy or moody begin, pricey Libra, you’ll discover it simpler to circulate alongside fortunately because the day advances. Power can come on robust at present, however retailers is probably not as fast to emerge. Your body of thoughts smoothes out, nevertheless, and also you’re much less nervous about taking motion, preferring to let issues occur as they could. Chances are you’ll very nicely get to lovely locations by means of freeform conversations and musings. You may take pleasure in letting go of possessive emotions. Take heed to hunches and concepts that appear to return up out of the blue. Attempt to concentrate on concepts and overviews greater than details and figures should you can handle it because the day appears to favor visionary or artistic duties greater than technical ones. There’s a sense that flowing together with the pure rhythms of your life will get you the place you need to go in a happier, extra peaceable method.



Within the first half of the day, pricey Scorpio, power is cease-and-go. On the one hand, chances are you’ll need to get shifting on a private or residence matter, and on the opposite, distractions are a lot, and also you’re tuning into them somewhat than tuning them out! This will imply you’re not really selected what you need to get executed. Because the day advances, artistic expression and imaginatively connecting with others are favored. Conversations may be uplifting, and fantasies or musings are constructive, lighting up your greater thoughts and opening up new prospects. This can be a time for recognition and appreciation of your distinctive viewpoint. You might be attracting somebody together with your perceptive, understanding character. You’re inclined to melt your rougher edges, and you will discover it empowering to let go of frustrations and as an alternative give attention to these issues, conditions, and those that encourage you.



You possibly can be beginning and stopping within the first half of the day, pricey Sagittarius. Whether or not it’s on account of internal indecision or outdoors forces that appear to be holding you again, you might want extra time to get issues proper. Because the day advances, you’re capable of loosen up your thoughts. Mercury and Neptune shifting into concord stimulate your want to paint outdoors the strains. You’re in search of barely out-of-the-unusual or unique connections, concepts, and experiences. That is additionally a superb time for letting bygones be bygones, particularly with household. You see others in a extra human mild, discovering magnificence in weak spot or imperfections, and this eases your interactions. You may assist somebody out together with your recommendation or lend them an ear and acknowledge their points. The day might not have a transparent mission, however it might not want one because the day strikes ahead!



The primary half of the day finds you craving motion, pricey Capricorn, however you’re not fairly positive the place to place your energies. A recreation plan or mission appears to be lacking now, however it might be a good suggestion to sluggish your roll only for now. Because the day advances, although, you discover it simpler to glide. Chances are you’ll be taking a look at relationships, concepts, and issues from a extra understanding or accepting perspective. There’s some tendency to keep away from disagreeable work or duties, nevertheless it’s a robust day for entertaining new concepts, goals, and prospects. Points coming into play now can appear to lighten your psychological load and soften your disposition. A good friend or networking exercise may be instrumental in attending to a peaceable body of thoughts.



The primary half of the day finds the Moon aligning with Mars, pricey Aquarius, and that is occurring in your signal, serving to rile you up. Chances are you’ll be craving motion, however the day’s energies don’t totally or straightforwardly help this. This could be a bit irritating. Nevertheless, because the day strikes ahead, you’ll discover it pure to glide. Intuitive perception into cash and enterprise affairs is superb, or it’s time for arriving at a greater understanding of your ambitions. Current concepts can start to return collectively, otherwise you see the lacking hyperlinks now – that, otherwise you’re content material that you simply don’t know them and life goes on. You’re delivering your message in a horny package deal, and your interactions with others are slightly gentler than normal, though individuals might be extra delicate than ordinary, so it’s greatest to decide on your phrases correctly.



The will to place one thing behind you as soon as and for all could be robust right now, pricey Pisces, however it may be troublesome to understand how to take action, or to comply with via. Notably because the day advances, instinct is favored, and fortuitously, you discover it simpler to let issues go and easily take pleasure in your self. Neptune in your signal is harmonizing with Mercury, creating a great environment for utilizing your creativeness and accessing your instinct. You may understand that it’s not fairly the time to push ahead, anyhow. This can be a robust time for reaching out to others, sharing concepts or a singular perspective, and entertaining new artistic concepts, nevertheless. You may join intuitively with a particular individual in your life. A pleasant change of tempo is within the air. Your means to know and soothe others can take you far.

* Keep in mind to learn horoscopes on your Ascendant signal and Solar signal. For those who don’t know your Ascendant signal (and you recognize your delivery time), you’ll be able to look it up right here.

Above are astrological occasion highlights for the day. Full Horoscopes are at Cafe Astrology. If Your Birthday is October 18th, If Today is Your Birthday full horoscope right here.

Astrology of Today – The Particulars:

In case you’re astrologically inclined and within the particulars of the Astrology of at this time, listed here are some of the elements thought-about within the forecasts (for the astrology of the week, see This Week in Astrology):

Planet Colour Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet and the longer the period of the planet’s transit.

The purple marker above exhibits the place we’re within the present moon part cycle.



Today’s Transits


Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  zero:00 am

Occasion: Moon in Aquarius

Description: The Moon in Aquarius

That is usually a superb time for social pursuits, group tasks, making an attempt one thing new, becoming a member of a gaggle, and networking. A change of tempo refreshes. Hobbies, golf equipment, and teams might demand consideration now. It’s time to construct networks and cooperate. Humanitarian pursuits are highlighted.

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  5:10 am

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mon Sqr Mer

Description: Transiting Moon Sq. Transiting Mercury

We will not be speaking with sensitivity. What we talk might misrepresent what we really really feel. There might be troubles with mechanics, computer systems, transportation, and miscommunications. We will not be understanding each other. We could be a little fickle and never particularly goal. Assume earlier than you converse. In any other case, misunderstandings are more likely to happen. Rely to 10 should you’re feeling irritated.

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  7:49 am

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mon Cnj Mar

Description: Transiting Moon Conjunction Transiting Mars

Feelings are all-consuming. We want journey, change, and motion. We could be hasty and rash, but when we use widespread sense as properly, it may be a very good time for getting the braveness to do one thing courageous. Instinctive reactions are fast. Braveness, mon courageous! Make these fast selections. It’s a time for displaying management expertise.

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  eight:07 am

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mon SSq Chi

Description: Transiting Moon SemiSquare Transiting Chiron

Harm emotions could also be alternatives for therapeutic. Now’s the time for constructing bridges, not burning them.

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  12:40 pm

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mon Pll Mer

Description: Transiting Moon Parallel Transiting Mercury

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  6:08 pm

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mon SSq Sat

Description: Transiting Moon SemiSquare Transiting Saturn

We might really feel burdened, restricted, or restricted throughout this temporary affect. We might be feeling a bit of down on ourselves, excluded, or lonely. There might be some awkwardness or stiffness and problem displaying affection and emotions. Endurance is a advantage proper now; in any other case we’d succumb to emotions of frustration and unhappiness.  All good issues come to those that wait.

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  6:48 pm

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mon Tri Cer

Description: Transiting Moon Trine Transiting Ceres

We could be feeling pleasantly hooked up to, or supported by, our family members or household. We’re looking for out safety, nurturing, and heat, and we usually tend to categorical this stuff in the direction of others.

Date & Time: Oct 18 2018  2:14 pm

Occasion: Tr-Tr Mar SSq Chi

Description: Transiting Mars SemiSquare Transiting Chiron

Love, ache and the entire rattling factor! Take the time to heal rifts and direct your power extra positively. The rewards shall be bountiful.


Robust Indicators, Parts, Modes


Today’s Emphasised Indicators of the Zodiac



Even-handed, harmonious, inventive, diplomatic, balancing, robust sense of equity. Could be over- compromising, appeasing, judgmental.


Intense, magnetic, penetrating notion, energy to confront. May be damaging, vengeful, jealous, overly dramatic.


Humanitarian, progressive, group acutely aware, progressive, serving others. May be rebellious, eccentric, aloof, emotionally superficial, overly extroverted.


Today’s Elemental Stability



We aren’t very objective-oriented proper now, or motivation to pursue our objectives could also be waning/missing. Modifications really feel overwhelming. Enthusiasm could also be low, we argue much less, and we expect greater than we take motion.


Air indicators are Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius. We are likely to favor rational, goal thought over feelings, impulses, and emotions right now. We’re extra mental, truthful-minded, and logical in our strategy, Concepts movement simply and shortly, we’re extra communicative and guided by rules, and in addition considerably dispassionate or impersonal.


Today’s Modal Stability



The Fastened indicators are: Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius. We’re enthusiastic about the lengthy view, looking for out safety and stability somewhat than change. We could also be dedicated, targeted, resistant to creating modifications, and cussed.


We will have a tough time adapting to modifications and to others’ agendas.


Today’s Lunar Part



Moon from 90 to 135 levels forward of the Solar. 

We’re motivated to take motion, maybe as a result of a conflict, battle, or stress, as we’re extra conscious of issues and variations now. Plans are starting to take off or flip a nook. We should always look ahead to pushing too arduous.


The next features (main solely) and positions are at midday (EDT) on October 18th:

Observe that when a facet is making use of, it has not but occurred however is inside orb – it’s pending. When a facet is separating, it has already occurred/perfected and is shifting away from the facet. Relying on the velocity of the planet/physique concerned, the facet may have perfected–or will good–in a matter of hours (typically the case with the Moon), days, months, and probably years within the case of the very sluggish-shifting outer planets and our bodies.

Word that the Moon strikes at a price of roughly one diploma each 2 hours in order that if a facet involving the Moon is making use of and has an orb of 5 levels, the facet will good (be actual) in about 10 hours. If the Moon is separating from a facet with an orb of 2 levels, it has already shaped stated facet roughly four hours in the past (because the following are positions at midday immediately, then it might have occurred at about eight AM in the present day).

**I recommend paying shut consideration to making use of features. The power of the facet builds because it will get nearer to actual. As soon as a facet involving internal planets has occurred, it’s over. Separating features are good to know for context, however in phrases of power that’s with us right now, making use of features are most essential. (That is the case for every day astrology influences involving internal planets, which cross shortly, and never natal astrology features, that are with us for a lifetime).


The Moon by means of Pluto: Indicators, Facet, & Diploma




You are feeling safe with mind slightly than feelings. Chances are you’ll be aloof from feelings, or mistrust feelings as irrational and unpredictable. You’ll have seen your mom as emotionally erratic.


Half of Physique: Lymph vessels of left decrease leg 

Sabian Image: An enormous-businessman at his desk.


SQUARE MERCURY  Orb 2°57′ Separating

It’s troublesome to make selections now as emotional wants and needs appear to battle with what we really feel are probably the most logical decisions. Judgment could also be skewed by feelings or private bias.

CONJUNCTION MARS  Orb 1°58′ Separating

Feelings are all-consuming. We want journey, change, and motion. We might be hasty and rash, but when we use widespread sense as nicely, it may be a great time for getting the braveness to do one thing courageous. Instinctive reactions are fast.



That is the time of yr for looking for out extra concord and stability, and paying particular consideration to our shut relationships.


Half of Physique: Vascular system of pores and skin 

Sabian Image: An eagle and a big white dove turning one into the opposite.


OPPOSITION URANUS  Orb 5°33′ Making use of

We might need to break away from restrictions or obligations, but when we aren’t in contact with this, we might trigger some issues. There could possibly be restlessness and rebellious emotions. We don’t need to be advised what to do. Exercising some restraint may also help us to make wanted modifications.



You employ assets nicely. You generally tend to delve into the core of issues, preferring this to superficial information. You might also be a worrier. Communications with you’re intense.


Half of Physique: Vulva, Labia minora, glans penis 

Sabian Image: An inventor inventing.


CONJUNCTION VENUS  Orb 5°22′ Separating

We’re extra agreeable, sociable, and targeted on stability and concord. Conversations circulate properly.

SQUARE MARS  Orb zero°59′ Making use of

Questions are raised, discussions can turn into heated, and there could be nervous pleasure now. Enthusiasm is probably going, however might go a bit too far. Impulsive speech or different communications. Mechanical breakdowns are potential.

TRINE NEPTUNE  Orb 1°05′ Making use of

Our phrases and ideas might be extra imaginative and colourful, delicate or artistic. We will expertise a way of figuring out and understanding with minimal rationalization or instruction. Instinct is highlighted or woke up.



There’s a love of investigation, intimacy, depth connections, and consuming relationships and pastimes.


Half of Physique: Scrotum, left Fallopian tube 

Sabian Image: The moon shining throughout a lake.


OPPOSITION URANUS  Orb 6°49′ Making use of

An thrilling artistic individual or undertaking may instantly come to mild, creating slightly rigidity. Social affairs are unpredictable. There may be aloofness or rebelliousness in relationships, with trend and tendencies, and in our tastes. There could also be distancing in relationships. There might be points with private freedom and expression which appear to counter closeness or intimacy.



You’ll struggle for simply causes. You’re unpredictable, however will in all probability be a gaggle chief. You might turn out to be rebellious when indignant.


Half of Physique: Left tibial artery 

Sabian Image: A practice getting into a tunnel.



We’re drawn to depth experiences and deep, transformative modifications.  Affluent areas are psychology, investigation, businesses, directing. (October 10th, 2017 to November eighth, 2018)


Half of Physique: Perineum 

Sabian Image: Indians making camp.


TRINE CHIRON  Orb three°28′ Making use of

You could have the present of knowledge. You belief your personal intuitive nature, and are capable of train others on the religious path. You’ll be able to embody different individuals’s private philosophies with out feeling threatened, in order that others belief you with their religious issues.



Conservation, moderation, definition, construction, simplicity, and realism are themes now. We’d even be striving for extra authority in a specific space of our lives now. This can be a time for making clear decisions and selections, for removing what isn’t working for us, and for letting go of misplaced causes, notably associated to our life path decisions, careers, and lengthy-time period objectives. (from December 19, 2017, to March 21, 2020; after which from July 1 to December 17, 2020).


Half of Physique: Cutaneous nerves of decrease leg 

Sabian Image: A celebration getting into a big canoe.


TRINE URANUS  Orb three°10′ Separating

You’ve got a expertise for investigation. You take a look at new concepts and are in a position then to place them into motion. In enterprise you obtain a lot in your personal unbiased means.

SQUARE CHIRON  Orb four°56′ Separating

There might be fears now of not being competent or efficient sufficient to satisfy our duties, or we might discover it onerous to strike out on a singular path, once more resulting from fears or insecurities. The will to interrupt from the established order is robust, however we might not have the required confidence to take action. We might have difficulties empathizing with others and understanding ourselves.



(1934 – 1942) We strategy cash and private possessions in new methods and discover ways to free ourselves from sure materials constraints. Revolutionary methods to make ourselves snug emerge. We’re much less inhibited about expressing sensuality, self-love, physique love, and pampering. We’re difficult what we beforehand valued. There could be abrupt modifications with cash, valuables, possessions, and revenue that result in a reshuffling of priorities or values. Revenue may come from non-conventional sources or ventures. We’re bringing progressive concepts to the world of enterprise. New methods of doing enterprise, in addition to making, viewing, and dealing with cash are probably. Revenue and the power we put into earning money could be variable. (Might 15, 2018, to November 6, 2018, then March 6, 2019, to July 7, 2025, after which November 7, 2025, to April 25, 2026). 


Half of Physique: Throat, gullet 

Sabian Image: A transparent mountain stream.



An extended-time period affect through which fantasy, creativeness, compassion, and spirituality are in stronger focus. (April four, 2011, to August four, 2011, then February three, 2012, to March 30, 2025, then October 22, 2025, to January 26, 2026)


Half of Physique: Left cutaneous veins 

Sabian Image: An officer getting ready to drill his males.



Exams of our boundaries; breaking down and rebuilding buildings and guidelines. (From January 25, 2008, to June 14, 2008, then November 26, 2008, to March 23, 2023, then June 11, 2023, to January 20, 2024, then September 1, 2024, to November 19, 2024).


Half of Physique: Ligaments of left knee 

Sabian Image: A toddler of about 5 with an enormous buying bag.


Chiron, Main Asteroids, and Moon’s Nodes: in Signal and by Diploma



Robust consciousness of our personal vulnerabilities and humanity stimulates compassion for others. (April 20 to July 20, 2010, then February eight, 2011, to April 17, 2018, then September 25, 2018, to February 18, 2019).


Half of Physique: Toenails of the left foot 

Sabian Image: The good stone face (being the projection of a perfect).


You place significance on construction and order within the office. You could have nice self-discipline and private ambition and may achieve administrative and administration positions. Staff will flip to you for a way of stability and authority.


Half of Physique: Left cruciate ligaments 

Sabian Image: Pheasants show their sensible colours on an enormous garden.


You might have an analytical thoughts which you’ll be able to apply to detailed and exhaustive tasks. Your powers of discrimination are robust. You even have government talents. You might turn out to be concerned within the area of well being.


Half of Physique: Capsule and ligaments of liver 

Sabian Image: A lion-tamer rushes fearlessly into the circus area.


You need selection and stimulation inside your relationship. Speaking, swapping concepts, writing, planning, and learning are all methods in which you will meet your wants to speak together with your companion.


Half of Physique: Trachea 

Sabian Image: A glass-bottomed boat drifts over underneath-sea wonders.


You are feeling cared for when your family members create an environment of peace and wonder. You wish to cooperate with these near you.


Half of Physique: Calyx minor 

Sabian Image: A jewish rabbi.



Half of Physique: Pores and skin of proper decrease leg 

Sabian Image: A flag become an eagle.



Half of Physique: Zygomatic muscle 

Sabian Image: An open window and a internet curtain blowing right into a cornucopia.


This a quest to develop your internal power. You might discover that you simply expertise occasions of loneliness. These occasions are half of your lesson to forge your personal artistic life with a purpose to give generously to the world.


Half of Physique: Proper coronary artery 

Sabian Image: A lady having her hair bobbed.


This a quest to develop your internal power. You could discover that you simply expertise occasions of loneliness. These occasions are half of your lesson to forge your personal artistic life as a way to give generously to the world.


Half of Physique: Proper fibula 

Sabian Image: A deserter from the navy.


**Conjunctions to Choose Fastened Stars on October 18, 2018.**

Elements to Solar 25°Li13 -09°45′

 Cnj 24°Li29 ARCTURUS A unique strategy

Points to Mercury 12°Sc59 -17°07′

 Cnj 12°Sc32 ALPHECCA Fruitfulness

 Cnj 12°Sc07 ACRUX Targeted on the bodily world.

Elements to Uranus 00°Ta46 +11°13′

 Cnj 00°Ta40 MIRACH In concord to be receptive

Features to Chiron 29°Pi01 +02°52′

 Cnj 29°Pi38 SCHEAT To be a thinker or mind

Features to Pallas 22°Vi03 -04°13′

 Cnj 21°Vi52 DENEBOLA To go towards society

Points to Juno 00°Ge27 +01°46′

 Cnj 00°Ge15 ALCYONE Mystical however judgmental.

Points to South Node 02°Aq11 -19°40′

 Cnj 02°Aq02 ALTAIR To discover, to be daring.