October 2023 Astrology Calendar

This astrology calendar outlines all of the major astrological aspects for 2023, helping you plan for the year!

You’ll find the major planetary transits, retrograde periods, all phases in the lunar cycle including New moons, Full Moons, and Quarter moons, zodiac sign changes, as well as what it all means for you this month.

Note: this calendar uses the Eastern time zone.

October 2023 Astrological Transits

01

Moon in Taurus Conjunct Jupiter in Taurus

Energy can be expansive, and you can focus on pursuing new opportunities and having new experiences. You can be bold and adventurous.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Taurus

02

Mercury in Virgo Opposite Neptune in Pisces

Focus can be completely lacking, and you may need to give yourself plenty of time for anything mundane. This can be great for the imagination, though you may get lost in it.

03

Moon Enters Gemini

There can be new ideas for you to create plans for, and you can sort through the ideas you have and work to create opportunities to do something tangible with them.

Mercury in Virgo Trine Pluto in Capricorn

Dig deeper into something you need to know more about and work on anything requiring intensity and passion. You can get wrapped up in whatever you work on and want to understand more.

04

Mercury Enters Libra

Seeing both sides to situations, being compromising, negotiating, and mediating can be easy to do with Mercury in Libra. You can weigh pros and cons, consider different arguments, and strive to keep the peace with others, which can help you feel mentally at ease and more decisive.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Gemini

05

Moon Enters Cancer 

Get to the core of yourself and work on strengthening your internal foundation. You may need to take some time to address emotional needs, and giving yourself support can go a long way toward helping you.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Gemini/Cancer

06

Last Quarter Moon in Cancer

Issues that have made the foundation of something shaky can be addressed and removed over the next week, and you can work on this quietly. You may need to tackle some emotional issues too.

07

Moon in Leo

Having more fun in your life can be important, and you may look around at what you’ve been too serious with and try to make things lighter. This can make you feel sweet.

Waning Crescent Moon in Cancer/Leo

08

Venus Enters Virgo

Paying close attention to the people you care about can be something you slide into more often over the coming weeks with Venus in Virgo, and you can finally start to take things a little more seriously. You can be dutiful, enjoy getting work done, and may be more practical.

Mars in Libra Square Pluto in Capricorn

Something may strike up a fight, and this may be something that would best be avoided. Try to get to the heart of whatever it is that’s really frustrating you.

Waning Crescent Moon in Leo

09

Moon in Leo Square Uranus in Taurus

There may be a change you want to work on, but the timing for it likely isn’t right at the moment. Try to work on plans and gather information in the meantime instead of being impulsive.

10

Pluto Direct in Capricorn 

Pluto retrograde coming to an end means you can start to see transformations picking back up again. With Pluto nearing the end of its time in Capricorn, you may focus on finishing changes with your goals, direction, responsibilities, or structures.

Moon Enters Virgo

Lots of work, tasks, chores, and projects likely require your attention, and you can focus on being as efficient and orderly as possible. Try to make sure you’re taking care of yourself too.

Venus in Virgo Opposite Saturn in Pisces

This can go either way, and you may spend too much time and energy on your goals and ignore your relationships or too much time on your relationships and ignore your goals. Try to find the middle ground, and don’t let laziness or tragic ambition win.

11

Moon in Virgo Trine Jupiter in Taurus

Taking it easy can be a good thing sometimes, and you may want to get a break from everything. A little space can open you up.

Waning Crescent Moon in Virgo

12

Mars Enters Scorpio 

Scorpio is a passionate, intense, and unrelenting sign, so Mars in Scorpio means your energy and drive becomes more passionate, intense, and unrelenting. This can be an excellent time for anything you need to dedicate yourself to, for coming back from defeat, and for using your will to create change.

Moon Enters Libra

The people in your life may need some help, and you may be the one who can give it. You can feel more emotionally at ease helping them as well.

Waning Crescent Moon in Virgo/Libra

13

Mars in Scorpio Trine Saturn in Pisces

Discipline can be strong, and your work ethic can be much better than usual. You can focus on your long-term goals and work to make strides.

Waning Crescent Moon in Libra

14

Solar Eclipse in Libra 

This is the first eclipse in Libra in some years, and the Libra Solar Eclipse can be excellent for new partnerships, commitments, and compromises. You can be diplomatic and charming and strive to get everyone on the same page. 

Read this: The Ultimate Guide to Lunar & Solar Eclipses

15

Moon Enters Scorpio 

Passion can run high, especially with Mars in Scorpio as well, and you can use this to your advantage if you can get some control over it. You may want to work on projects you can throw yourself into.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Libra/Scorpio

16

Moon in Scorpio Opposite Jupiter in Taurus

It can be easy to get into it with people, but this may just be you trying to get some space. If you need space, you can get it in better ways than fighting.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Scorpio

17

Moon Enters Sagittarius 

Being bold and brave can be easier, and you can be open to being daring and doing things you’d normally think of as way too adventurous. You can pursue new experiences with an optimistic attitude.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Scorpio/Sagittarius

18

Moon in Sagittarius Square Venus in Virgo

Other people may get on your nerves, and you likely need to work on being more flexible. If they’re the ones being stubborn, maybe you need to get a break.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Sagittarius

19

Moon Enters Capricorn

The path you’re on can get more attention from you, and you can focus on the direction you’re going in. Does this lead to where you hope to be?

Waxing Crescent Moon in Sagittarius/Capricorn

20

Sun in Libra Conjunct Mercury in Libra

Mental energy can be strong, and you can focus on new ideas and put together plans. Something you began 6-8 weeks ago may culminate now.

Mercury in Libra Square Pluto in Capricorn

Fighting energy can be everywhere, and you may get into over things that you don’t even understand later. You may just be taking things out on people that have nothing to do with them, so try to address the root cause instead.

Waxing Crescent Moon in Capricorn

21

First Quarter Moon in Capricorn

There can be adjustments that need to be made over the next week with your long-term plans, and you likely need to do some tweaks. Make sure you’re seeing the big picture.

Sun in Libra Square Pluto in Capricorn

It may feel like everyone is looking to argue with you, and you may be more willing to defend your position passionately. This may not lead to anything constructive, though, so try to get to the real problem.

22

Moon Enters Aquarius 

Doing things differently can become easier now, and you can focus on stepping outside your comfort zone just a little bit. You can embrace the unconventional and see where it would help.

Mercury Enters Scorpio

Mental energy can become intense over the coming weeks, and you can throw yourself into anything that interests you. Try to avoid being too controlling, though.

Venus in Virgo Trine Jupiter in Taurus

It can be easier to get along with others, and you may benefit from someone in your life. You can enjoy time with others and may want to bring in new people.

Mercury in Scorpio Trine Saturn in Pisces

Controlling mental energy can be easier, and you can channel your mental energy into something productive. You can make great long-term plans as well.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Capricorn/Aquarius

23

Sun Enters Scorpio

Passion, intensity, and transformations can be elevated during Scorpio Season, and you can make beneficial transformations, share with others, and increase passion. Find personal power and use this well.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Aquarius

24

Moon Enters Pisces

Taking time to rest and recharge can be helpful now, especially with all of the intensity lately. Recharging can help you manage some of this energy.

Sun in Scorpio Trine Saturn in Pisces

Focusing on your goals can help you work on your long-term plans, and you can feel more disciplined than usual. Just don’t take on too much.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Aquarius/Pisces

25

Moon in Pisces Conjunct Neptune in Pisces

Focusing on your goals can help you work on your long-term plans, and you can feel more disciplined than usual. Just don’t take on too much.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Pisces

26

Moon Enters Aries

Motivation can be easy to find, and you may want to take action quickly for what you want. You don’t have to wait for opportunities and can create your own.

Waxing Gibbous Moon in Pisces/Aries

28

Lunar Eclipse in Taurus 

The Taurus Lunar Eclipse can bring the culmination of financial projects and changes that you began 1-2 years ago, and you can remove blocks to stability and security. Work on issues around confidence. 

Read this: The Ultimate Guide to Lunar & Solar Eclipses

Moon Enters Taurus

Ground yourself right now because the Lunar Eclipse can trigger strong emotional energy. Grounding yourself can help you control some of it.

Mars in Scorpio Opposite Jupiter in Taurus

Everything can feel really good, though you may struggle to do anything about that. You can be incredibly optimistic but may lack the motivation to get moving.

Mercury in Scorpio Opposite Jupiter in Taurus

Your outlook can be positive, and you likely only want to be optimistic but may have difficulty fully seeing the big picture. Try taking a step back.

29

Mercury in Scorpio Conjunct Mars in Scorpio

Ideas can come to you quickly, and you can get excited by what you come up with, what you learn, or what you hear. You may want to take action quickly with one of your ideas.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Taurus

30

Moon Enters Gemini

There can be plenty for you to focus on, and you can fill up your schedule. You can enjoy being busy and using your mental energy.

Waning Gibbous Moon in Gemini

31

Venus in Virgo Trine Uranus in Taurus

Making changes in your relationships or dealings with others can prove to be beneficial, and you can find new ways to connect. You can be more open to new people as well.

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