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Astrology Forecast for August 2023

Astrology Forecast for August 2023

In episode 411 astrologers Chris Brennan, Austin Coppock, and Michael J. Morris look ahead at the astrological forecast for August 2023!

This month sees the continuation of the early and middle phases of the Venus retrograde in Leo, with the Sun-Venus conjunction happening mid-month, while later in the month Mercury slows down and goes retrograde in Virgo.

In the first hour of the episode we discuss the astrology of some recent stories in the news, such as the Barbie movie being released the day Venus stationed retrograde, and then in the second hour of the show we get into the forecast for August.

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

The Astrologers’ Websites




Auspicious Election for August

The most auspicious astrological date this month is August 7 2023 at 6:12 AM with Leo rising!

For other auspicious dates this month see our Auspicious Elections podcast:


The Astrology of Barbenheimer

The bonus episode on the astrology of Barbie and Oppenheimer:


Patreon for Early Access + Bonus Content



  • 00:00:00 Introduction
  • 00:06:05 Barbie movie astrology
  • 00:16:58 Idealized aesthetics
  • 00:26:05 More Barbieology facts
  • 00:39:28 Actors strike, cinema, Oppenheimer
  • 00:43:43 LGBTQ+ and Venus retrograde in Leo
  • 01:07:20 Forever chemicals: Saturn in Pisces
  • 01:15:04 August forecast begins
  • 01:15:48 Full Moon in Aquarius August 1
  • 01:24:55 Mercury in Virgo all month
  • 01:35:05 Venus square Uranus August 9
  • 01:39:25 Venus cazimi August 13
  • 01:52:37 Myth of Inanna
  • 01:59:15 New Moon in Leo August 16
  • 02:00:09 Auspicious date for August
  • 02:03:06 Mercury retro Aug 23 + Mars opp Neptune
  • 02:11:20 Mars into Libra August 27
  • 02:19:16 Full Moon in Pisces August 30
  • 02:26:23 Michael, Austin, and Chris’ websites
  • 02:30:24 Patrons, sponsors, and end cards

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A full transcript of this episode is available: Episode 411 transcript

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