The Venus-Jupiter Exchange — September 6-13 2023


The Moon in Gemini transits beyond the heavy retrograde planets occupying half the celestial sphere, and transits toward Venus in Leo arriving on Monday (September 11th). The trine aspect to Mars on September 6th becomes a sextile aspect next Monday, indicating that you must now work for results. The Moon in Leo is square aspect to Jupiter retro in Taurus on Monday, as friction develops. Virgo, in its own sign is the final dispositor. The Sun in Virgo is disposed of by Mercury also. Mars in Libra is disposed of by Venus in Leo, Venus is disposed of by the Sun, the Sun disposed of by Mercury retro in home sign Virgo. The Moon ingress Virgo on Wednesday (05:19 UT) late on Tuesday US time zones. Venus approaches the square aspect to Jupiter in Taurus, Jupiter is disposed of by Venus in Leo, so that Venus and Jupiter are reinforcing one another, as the two benefic planets, despite the friction of the square aspect, as we work to clear up past errors, bringing justice to bear on negative powers that have for so long controlled the world.

Looking ahead

New Moon on September 15th 1:41 UT
Ceres ingress to Scorpio on September 16th
Mercury in Virgo turns direct motion on September 16th
Sun ingress Libra on September 23rd
Full Moon eclipse on September 29th
Pluto turns direct motion on October 12th.

Summary of major aspect of the week

Chart at the 3rd quarter Moon phase
September 6, 2023 18:21 Washington, DC

Wednesday September 6th — The Moon in Gemini is trine aspect to Mars in Libra early today, as talk flows encouraging action toward shared interests. The Sun and Mercury retro in Virgo in a partile conjunction, and doubly separate. Venus in Leo is approaching a semisextile aspect to the pair in Virgo, a hint or nudge toward breaking ice, arranging a meeting, etc. Venus is disposed of by the Sun, encouraging open communication. The Moon makes a sextile aspect to Venus and, at the same hour, square aspect to Merc retro and the Sun, the 3rd quarter Moon, as we search for common threads in all of humanity. The opposing group of retrograde planets in the signs from Capricorn to Taurus indicates that ruling powers hold back with hidden agendas and closed minds.

Thursday September 7th — The Moon in Gemini makes a sextile aspect to Chiron in Aries, pre-dawn US time zones, then trine aspect to Ceres in Libra, square aspect to Neptune retro in Pisces, and quincunx aspect to Pluto retro in Capricorn. Ceres makes the conjunction aspect with Ketu and then square aspect to Pluto retro, engaging the entrenched regressive concepts that seem to structure interactions. The Sun in Virgo doubly approaches the trine aspect to Jupiter retro in Taurus, as some progress to secure gain for wage earners is made.

Friday September 8th — The Moon in Cancer makes a trine aspect to Saturn retro in Pisces early today, then a square aspect to Mars in Libra follows. The decisions for prosecutors are maintained, while goal-oriented instigators are denied, rejecting manipulations (Mars in Libra). Mars, in the cardinalair sign of Libra, seeks balance, while manipulating legal statutes. The Sun in Virgo is trine aspect to Jupiter retro in Taurus. Official analysis has abundant support. The Moon, in a sextile aspect to Mercury retro in Virgo, rebuts the claims of abuse of power.

Saturday September 9th — The Moon in its sign of Cancer, strengthens the trine aspect of Jupiter retro in Taurus and the Sun in Virgo early today, with sextile aspects to Jupiter and Sun. Home improvement and family care are favored. Appreciation of increased income overcomes anxiety. You could find health and status improved, as others reach out to you for advice. You can learn more about your passion this Venus in Leo transit, and how to communicate with friends and even chance acquaintances. The Moon in a square aspect to Chiron retro in Aries indicates some misgivings, and some thoughts of caution. Expressing your concerns could be healing. The Moon sextile aspect to Uranus retro late in the day gives an opportunity to revise plans.

Sunday September 10th — The Moon in Cancer is in opposition aspect to Pluto in Capricorn early today (afternoon in the eastern hemisphere). Issues of contention are discussed at G20 meetings in New Delhi, India, as nations vie for influence on environmental concerns and economic support. The Moon ingress to Leo 16:37 UT.  The Sun in Virgo makes a quincunx aspect to Chiron in Aries. A working format should include rather than disregard survival concerns. The Moon in Leo makes a quincunx aspect to Saturn retro in Pisces. Pride and debilitating poverty are a mixture that engenders hope for future progress.

Monday September 11th — The Moon in Leo and sextile aspect to Mars in Libra early today (US time zones) with emotional expressions and hope for meaningful advancement. The Moon transits to the conjunction aspect with Venus in Leo and square aspect to Jupiter retro in Taurus, triggering relationships and cooperation. Jupiter is disposed of by Venus, so relationships may blossom and a generosity of spirit results. Moon makes a trine aspect to Chiron and semisextile aspect to the Sun in Virgo. Practical matters can be resolved.

Tuesday September 12th — The Moon in Leo makes a square aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, a disappointing event with some financial reversals is likely.  It could amount to a set-back of planned incremental actions, as the Moon represents momentary results, that may be further adjusted. During this phase, the Moon is disseminating. The Moon in the Balsamic phase releases the power of the cycle that is now concluding, as the seeds for the new cycle form, setting the stage for the reexamining of issues that will occur after the New Moon on September 14th. The Moon in quincunx aspects to Neptune and Pluto late in the day, for a Yod formation, bringing to attention persistent dangers of the present cycle. The Moon ingress Virgo before dawn (US time zones) 05:19 UT on Wednesday, for continued work on the global problems.

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September 5, 2023
Jerusalem, Israel

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