January 23: Venus is sextile Jupiter

January 23: Venus is sextile Jupiter

Expansive dreams and facing reality


The moon is sextile Neptune at 4:20 a.m.


The moon in dutiful Capricorn is sextile Neptune in dreamy Pisces during the very early morning, blending the forces of emotional dependability and control with the powerful visionary and transcendental energies of Pisces. Capricorn’s emotional stoicism can actually be a source of acceptance, clarity, and peace of mind, that can provide structure, context, and an unexpected window into spiritual insight. Supportive aspects between the moon and Neptune, no matter what sign or element, are creative, soulful and fruitful, and may manifest symbolically in our early morning dreams.

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Venus is sextile Jupiter at 5:07 a.m.


The visionary and spiritual mood of the early morning continues as Venus comes into a supportive sextile aspect with Jupiter in Capricorn. Jupiter’s affirming forces of opportunity, higher learning, and spiritual growth are steadied and grounded in powerful and authoritative Capricorn, and Venus’ sextile lends a beneficial, compassionate, and emotive tone to this measured expansion. This aspect brings out the best of Jupiter in Capricorn, showing the positive side of the guru planet inhabiting an earth sign for this year. Now, we can access a renewed sense of hope that the lofty dreams of 2019 can slowly but surely be brought to manifest this year in an enduring way.

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The moon is conjunct Pluto at 4:18 p.m., and Saturn at 6:08 p.m.


In the evening, the serious moon in Capricorn forms conjunctions to Saturn and Pluto, matching the sobriety and stoicism that is being called for at this time. It could make the evening feel a bit dark and heavy, as here we are reminded of the work we have yet to see through, yet the insightful sparkle of the early morning positive aspects still linger to remind us to keep the faith and have heart amidst our personal and collective challenges.


All the aspects mentioned are calculated in Standard Pacific Time, for greater accuracy please adjust to your own location.