In the Stars October 9-16, 2022 ...Shining Light on the Astrology of the Week: Full Moon


Pluto has just turned direct in motion on Saturday, October 8 after having been retrograde since April. The Full Moon occurs on Sunday, October 9. Saturn and Uranus are now within a 1-degree square of each other, and this tight aspect continues through November 10. This last square (before these planets again square each other 45 years from now) pushes revolutionary change.


Mars is in Gemini for an extended period in which we will be more open to new ideas and perspectives, and we may speak more freely. Increase our appetites for inquiry. Read, converse, write, listen, and learn.


Eclipse season is just around the corner with a Partial Solar Eclipse occurring October 25th at 2 degrees of Scorpio, and a Total Lunar Eclipse on November 8th at 16 degrees of Taurus.


My colleague Georgia Stathis wrote in an email Starccycles note yesterday about the “locked in” planetary energies and their revolutionary effects:


“This season’s political unrest is magnified because while Pluto is going direct, we also have a locked in square between Saturn and Uranus for about 10 days. The combination of these two events expresses itself in anxiety and unrest and uncertainty filled with sudden surprises and news, often unthinkable but true.


Over the course of the next few weeks, a locked in fixed square (90˚) between transiting Saturn at 18˚ Aquarius and Uranus (much slower) at 18˚ Taurus creates a global pressure cooker of events that can only be relieved if something is done to release s