October 19: Building Anew

October 19: Building Anew

Venus is trine Jupiter at 12:35 a.m.

Just after midnight, Venus, in exacting Virgo, forms a beneficial earth trine with Jupiter in realistic Capricorn. Venus and Jupiter are the two luckiest planets in astrology, and both have the power to bestow gifts of abundance and opportunity. The trine aspect is the most harmonious planetary connection, activating the highest potential for support and positive results.

This Venus/Jupiter trine in the earth element bodes well for growth in wealth, love, commitment, and personal security. We may feel hope restored on a workable, practical level amid a time of upheaval and uncertainty. We can take advantage of this aspect while it is exact today, and for a few days after, to honor commitments and begin to build anew.

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The moon is trine Chiron Rx at 7:57 a.m.

Soon after sunrise, the waxing moon in jovial Sagittarius forms an activating fire trine with Chiron in driven Aries. This trine aspect brings the moon’s inspiring and rejuvenating forces into harmony with themes of ongoing healing. Many of us may feel an opportunity to make new strides in our growth and emergence today, and this trine may provide a jolt of optimism. Fire as an element represents spirituality in classical astrology, so this trine may support new avenues of spiritual growth for us to tap into that feel authentic and affirming.


Mercury Rx is opposite Uranus Rx at 7:53 p.m.

Monday goes by quietly as far as planetary aspects go, until the evening when Mercury in investigative Scorpio opposes Uranus in Taurus. This opposition is a repeat of the same aspect that occurred on October 7 before Mercury was retrograde, and some familiar themes may resurface again now.

Mercury is highlighting deep, penetrating conversations that guide us toward hidden truths. And this opposition between the planet of messages and the planet of disruption may add a wildcard element to communications. Sudden change and revolutionary forces may come to the center of negotiations in our lives, and we may have to adapt to unexpected news or revelations. There is potential to harness creativity and to even think outside the box, but we may not fully understand how to work with the surprises this opposition presents right away.


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