September 22 marks the first day of fall, and this season is all about internal wellness and personal development. For a more in-depth analysis of your autumn 2020 horoscopes by month, please visit:
Virgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22)
Happy Birthday! September brings you the gift of love. With a full moon in your opposite sign of Pieces on September 2 and your ruler Mercury in a beautiful aspect to Venus the first week of September, all eyes are on you. With Mars going retrograde on September 9, you’ll be reworking how you approach intimacy. As your season ends on September 22, you’ll be glad the attention is off you, throw yourself into that creative endeavor. October will be challenging when it comes to communications. Mercury opposes Uranus, goes retrograde on October 14, and clashes energies with Uranus again the following week. You’ll feel that no one understands you, and that’s okay as long as you understand yourself.
Libra (Sep 23 – Oct 22)
Fill up your social calendar this fall. The invitations will start flooding in on September 6, Mercury moves into your sign and your ruler Venus bursts into Leo. Around September 15, Venus is in a harsh alignment with Uranus, and you might find that someone has been spreading rumors about you. Don’t pay any mind, you don’t need to bring any that energy into your season, starting September 22. Single or taken, Mars’ current retrograde and the full moon in Aries on October 1 will prompt a change in your relationship status. With Mercury retrograde on October 14, mind your spending. Don’t buy any big-ticket items. Venus comes home to your sign on October 28, and nothing can stop you from living your best life, not even Mercury retrograde.
Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21)
With the full moon in Pisces on September 2, you could find yourself swept away in a whirlwind romance. But with Mars retrograde starting September 9, you might find that conflicting schedules won’t allow this to go any further. On September 27, Mercury moves into your sign, granting you the gift of gab. Use this to your advantage before Mercury goes retrograde on October 14. The new moon in Libra on October 16 signifies a new beginning. This calls for a celebration. Hit the town with friends around October 21. Venus is in a wonderful alignment with your ruler Pluto, and it’s bound to be a howling good time.
Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21)
If you’ve been caught up in revelry, Mars retrograde starting September 9 will put an end to that. Around the new moon in Virgo on September 17 lookout for an exciting career opportunity. If you continue to spend frivolously, the first week of October will bring a rude awakening, with Mars and Saturn at odds. Starting October 2, your ruler Jupiter is in a long and supported aspect with Neptune, you can find all the entertainment you need at home. When Mercury goes retrograde on October 14, be wary about sharing personal information with strangers and friends alike. With Mars enticing Jupiter around October 17, don’t give in to pressure to join the party, your bank account will thank you later.
Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
For you, Virgo season is about establishing your standards. Do your work and home life live up to them? You have until September 22 to sort that out, and on September 9, Mars will retrograde in Aries. This will bring up everything that isn’t working for you at home. Start taking action on September 26, when Mars challenges your ruler Saturn, which goes direct a few days later on September 29. The next big event is Mercury retrograde, beginning October 14, you’ll find it difficult to connect with your social circles. When the Sun aligns with Saturn on October 18, work demands your attention. A few days before Venus enters Libra on October 28, she links up with Saturn blessing you with some much-needed help from a friend.
Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 19)
Jackpot! A new moon in Pisces on September 2 will have the money flowing and it’s possible that a side project you started six months ago will bring a substantial payday. On October 15, Venus makes a jarring alignment to your ruler Uranus. Single or taken, it’s clear your emotional needs aren’t being met. Focus on solidifying them for the rest of September and you’ll see progress around October 10. Mercury goes retrograde on October 14, and this spells trouble for your reputation. Your communication is way off and you’re not being perceived the way you would like to be. Be extra careful when choosing your words for the rest of the month. Watch out on October 19, when Mercury opposes Uranus there could be a major meltdown.
Pisces (Feb 20 – Mar 20)
The full moon in your sign on September 2 will have you chasing whatever makes you feel whole. With Mars retrograde in Aries starting September 9, your income could take a hit. On September 11 the Sun will oppose your planet Neptune, currently in your sign, and everyone is getting on your last nerve. Things get better in October because Jupiter will be in a stellar aspect to your ruler for the majority of the month. With Jupiter now direct, this is the stuff dreams are made of. However, Mercury will go retrograde on October 14, putting blocks in your personal relationships. When Venus opposes Neptune on October 18, it could be time for a difficult heart to heart with someone close to you.
Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 20)
Throughout September and October, your ruler Mars is about to shake up your career, starting September 9 with his retrograde. This will help you find new ways to truly align yourself with your goals. Mars starts with Saturn on September 26 and this is all about restructuring your work ethic. The full moon in your sign on October 1 will have you feeling confident in your abilities. When Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio on October 14, you’ll have #nofilter when it comes to sharing deeply personal thoughts. Be careful about what you share and with whom, because it could cost you on October 19 when Mercury opposes Uranus.
Taurus (Apr 21 – May 20)
Home is your sanctuary this September when your ruler Venus moves into Leo. This is a fabulous time to jazz up your living quarters. Around September 15, you might be feeling a bit down on yourself, with Mars in retrograde and Venus making an unrelenting aspect to Uranus. For the rest of September, spend time in solitude and make self care a top priority. By the time October rolls around, your social life takes off thanks to Jupiter and Neptune. Mercury does go retrograde on October 14, and it might feel like you and your partner or love interest are not on the same page. With Venus in a helpful alignment to Pluto, just focus on having fun.
Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20)
With the full moon in Pisces on September 2, you’ll be recognized at work and it smells like a raise. When Mars goes retrograde on September 9, you might just lose your faith in humanity. This could prevent you from truly enjoying yourself in the second half of September, as your ruler Mercury finds itself in tense alignments with multiple planets. The good news is the start of October looks great for your reputation, thanks to abundant Jupiter and dreamy Neptune. Do take note of October 14, when Mercury goes retrograde. You’ll experience what feels like a never-ending supply of annoyances at your day job. Laugh them off if you can, and if you commute to work, leave extra early because delays are likely.
Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22)
The first weekend of September your words can light up the world. Mercury’s aspect to Venus at the last degree of your sign is egging you to preach your powerful message. On September 6 Mercury moves into Libra, and Venus on to Leo, so keep communicating your emotions but focus on your finances, too. When Mars goes retrograde on September 9, you’ll be approaching your career goals with a new strategy. You’ll even see some progress in this area with the full moon in Aries on October 1. Have you forgotten how to enjoy life? When Mercury goes retrograde on October 14, it might leave you feeling stifled in the pleasure department. This transit can help you find new ways to achieve gratification.
Leo (Jul 23 – Aug 22)
Hey, hot stuff! Venus moves into your sign on September 6 and you are feeling yourself, along with everybody else. Plus, Mercury moves into Libra the same day and your natural charisma becomes your superpower. All September long your ruler the Sun makes some lovely aspects to the outer planets, you’ll flow through September with ease. October will have you questioning if your job is truly aligned with your values, as the Sun and Mars (currently in retrograde) conflicts with Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn all month long. To top it off, Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio on October 14, making your home environment uncomfortable. Think before you speak, because something you say to a roommate or relative can start some serious drama.
For more autumn 2020 horoscope information, visit our October guide here. Also be sure to check out this help fall equinox update: