March 6: The moon enters Leo, and is square Venus

March 6: The moon enters Leo, and is square Venus



The moon enters Leo at 1:27 a.m.


Very early morning, the lunar mood shifts into one more active and outwardly expressive when the moon leaves sensitive Cancer for sensational Leo. Combined with the moon’s increase in light and energy in the waxing phase, this fiery passionate placement for the moon ramps up expression and sets the stage for a need to demonstrate and seek affection. Leo is very assured by attention, and after the last two days in a more insular mode with Cancer, we may be feeling more like coming out of our shell as we courageously express our emotions and channel our creativity.

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The Moon is square Venus at 4:00 a.m.


The bold, energetic Leo moon comes into a catalyzing square aspect with Venus in lush and fruitful Taurus in the wee hours, amplifying emotions and indulgence in pleasures for the early part of the day. Since it’s Friday—Venus’ day of the week after all—we end the week on a somewhat hedonistic vibe, which feels like the medicine needed amidst all of the serious, dutiful planetary activity. That long checklist can wait for now while we make plans to exit work early and find a fun, social outlet to let out the steam that has been building. This aspect hints that we may go a bit overboard in enjoying the weekend, but as long as we are being safe and consensual, it may be important to just let it all go right now.   


The moon is square Uranus at 8:06 a.m., and trine Chiron at 8:40 a.m.


The lunar square with Venus in Taurus this morning rolls into a perfect square with Uranus who is transiting the Bulls sign for the next six years. Uranus adds sudden insight and unpredictability to the revelry of the early weekend skies, giving a radical undertone to everything we are expressing and considering now. The restless Leo moon is prodding us to go off the map with our emotional expressions, and the square with Venus and Uranus today hints at the romantic implications of it all. As the moon continues to drift through the Lion’s sign, a strong fire trine aspect with Chiron later this morning provides an opportunity for healing emotional release.



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