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October 2020 Astrology Forecast

October 2020 Astrology Forecast

In episode 272 astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan look at the astrological forecast for October of 2020.

The forecast for October features Mars retrograde in Aries squaring Saturn, Pluto, and Jupiter, as well as a Mercury retrograde station opposite Uranus, and a Full Moon conjunct Uranus.

With all of the Uranus and Mercury retrograde signatures, our working title for this month is October Surprise.

Later in the episode we talk about some ambivalence surrounding the Jupiter-Saturn conjunction, community news, and how to deal with an untimed birth chart.

Below you will find the show notes, followed by links to the recordings.

This episode is available in both audio and video versions below.

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Astrological Alignments in October of 2020

  • At the end of September Saturn stations and Mars squares Saturn (29th)
  • Full Moon in Aries on October 1
  • Pluto stations direct in Capricorn October 4.
  • Mercury-Uranus first opposition October 7
  • Mars square Pluto on October 9
  • Mars retro halfway cycle with Sun opposition October 13
    • Sun maltreated between Mars and Saturn 13th – 18th
  • Mercury stations retrograde opposite Uranus on October 13/14
    • Mercury in its shadow since September 23 at 25 Libra
  • New Moon in Libra on October 16
    • Square Pluto, Saturn, opp Mars
  • Venus Neptune opposition October 18
    • Venus trine Jupiter right after on October 18/19
  • Mars square Jupiter October 18/19
  • Mercury opposes Uranus 2nd time October 19
  • Sun into Scorpio October 22
  • Mercury cazimi in Scorpio October 25
  • Venus moves into Libra on October 27

Auspicious Astrological Date for October

Elections are kind of rough in October, and the best date we could find was:

🪐 October 4, 2020 starting at 4:55 PM local time, with Pisces rising

There are a few other charts for October that we will present on our private subscriber-only electional astrology podcast.


Here are some timestamps for topics covered at different points in the episode:

00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:35 October astrology animations
00:02:49 Mars-Saturn square + Mars retro recap
00:17:58 Full Moon in Aries October 1
00:32:25 Pluto stations direct in Capricorn
00:37:56 Mercury retrograde opposite Uranus
00:47:18 New Moon in Libra
00:59:39 Jupiter-Saturn conjunction ambivalence
01:20:12 Full Moon in Taurus conjunct Uranus
01:26:05 Electional chart for October
01:38:36 Honeycomb Collective Almanac
01:41:22 Possible life on Venus
01:44:00 New President and VP of AYA
01:49:34 Remembering Dia Nunez
01:58:00 Reading untimed birth charts
02:07:32 Upcoming stuff

Watch the Video Version of Our October Astrology Forecast

Here is the video version of our October astrology forecast episode:

Listen to the Audio Version of Our Forecast

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