The biggest astrological event this week is almost too big to talk about within the context of a weekly horoscope. On Wednesday, there will be a total Lunar Eclipse at 5 degrees Sagittarius. An eclipse can bring unusual and unexpected events, and those events don’t necessarily have to happen the day or even the week of the actual eclipse. How this one will play out depends on the individual details of your birth chart, so check to see if you have any placements in the early degrees of the mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, or Pisces). In general, since this eclipse is square Jupiter in Pisces, it’s not too much of a stretch to say that a lot of commitments and committed relationships may be challenged in the next while.
It’s also not my place to make big, bold predictions here, but: I should mention that 5 degrees Sagittarius is what astrologers call “the degree of flight.” It often features in the chart of major world events involving aviation. And there is that big congressional report coming out about UFOs soon, isn’t there? If I’m right about what’s coming, you heard it here first!
On a more mundane level, there’s a big Venus aspect and a big Mars aspect shaping the week. Venus square Neptune, which is exact on Thursday, will fill the week with a lot of warm and fuzzy feelings that may not be terribly realistic. There will be enthusiastic expressions of affection, but even more so than usual: there’s no guarantee that those will be projected at the right person, at the right time, or for the right reason. Neptune loves the idea of getting lost in someone’s else’s eyes, but doesn’t make for a very smart designated driver.
The other major romance and relationship aspect isn’t exact until next Monday, but the planets involved are slow, thus it will still affect this week. Mars trine Neptune makes for a lot of passionate energy and, frankly, will tend to make everyone and everything look a little better than they would normally. But once again, remember my warning about Neptune and designated drivers.
If nothing else, the weekend gives us Mercury conjunct Venus. This is a great time to be creative and to express your feelings in new and interesting ways. In other words, if you got shot down for that big date last month, why not rephrase your request and try again?