September 22: Welcoming the Fall Equinox

September 22: Welcoming the Fall Equinox

The moon is trine Chiron Rx at 1:10 a.m.

The sun enters Libra at 6:31 a.m.

Very early Tuesday morning, when most of us are sleeping, the optimistic Sagittarian moon forms a supportive fire trine with Chiron in Aries. This aspect may not be felt in an obvious or overt manner, but it can symbolize our healing journey’s critical turning point. This fire trine between the moon and Chiron harmonizes our emotional needs with our ongoing wounds, and we may wake up with a boost of inspiration or new confidence today.

Then, just before sunrise, the sun enters Libra, and the Fall Equinox begins. Today holds light and dark in equal measure, and from now until the Winter Solstice, the days will become noticeably shorter. Summer is officially over, and as we enter the first month of Autumn, Libra season encourages us to strengthen our relational ties and develop our ideas. We also begin to conserve our energy and consider how we can “work smarter” in the upcoming months with sight on striking a balance in our lives.


The moon is trine Venus at 8:34 p.m.

The moon is square Neptune Rx at 9:20 p.m.

Tuesday goes by relatively smoothly, leading up to the inspirational fire trine between the moon in Sagittarius and Venus in passionate Leo. This trine sets up the evening for spirited connections, giving us a draw to enjoy all kinds of pleasures. The moon represents how we meet our bodily needs, while Venus connects us with our desires, setting the stage for dramatic expression and sexual attraction.

Soon after, the moon in questing Sagittarius forms an illusory square with Neptune in imaginative Pisces, giving the late-night hours a surreal atmosphere. This square can have the effect of expanding our feelings so that they become immersive and a little confusing. This should not be an obstacle, as it carries us into our dream world, where colors and images may be unusually potent.


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