The Third Quarter Moon in Cancer Could Bring Significant Changes


Changes and one-on-one exchanges will be a product of the third quarter Moon in Cancer, as several top astrologers explain what this means for you; plus, astrology news, horoscopes, and famous birthdays for October 9.

Astrology news and horoscopes for October 9, 2020

The Sun is in the sign of Libra. The Moon is in its last quarter in the sign of Cancer.

Current planet positions:

Sun in Libra; Moon in Cancer; Mercury in Scorpio; Venus in Virgo; Mars in Aries; Jupiter in Capricorn; Saturn in Capricorn; Uranus in Taurus; Neptune in Pisces; Pluto in Capricorn; Lilith in Aries; Chiron in Aries.

Horoscopes for October 9:

Astrologer Patrick Arundell writes: “As Venus in Virgo aligns with maverick Uranus we may be looking for something or someone that can bring a little sparkle into our lives. If an encounter brings exciting news or gives us a fresh perspective we might feel renewed and renergized.”

Astrologer Nadia Gilchrist of Ruby Slipper Astrology explores the significance of the Third Quarter Square between the Cancer Moon and Libra Sun. Gilchrist writes that this alignment “raises questions about what’s fair and balanced in one-on-one exchanges.” She warns, “Don’t gloss over this.” Gilchrist advises: “A particularly sensitive issue will trigger hurt feeling or insecurity… something is amiss in your relationship or in how you get your needs met.”

Astrologer Aria Gmitter of Your Tango, writes: “The Last Quarter Moon in Cancer opposes Saturn, Pluto, and Jupiter in Capricorn, so themes involving work and the home are on the table. Some zodiac signs will want to change careers or feel called to a new life journey. Others will pull back from work in order to focus on the home.”

Born today, October 9: Sun sign of Libra

Those born today are born under the Sun sign of Libra (September 23-October 22).

If today is your birthday: Here’s your horoscope!

Astrologer Georgia Nichols writes: “This is an exciting year of change and new opportunities! You will encounter adventure and stimulating situations. If possible, explore opportunities to travel and expand your world through learning. Welcome change! Let your personal freedom be your goal this year.”

Famous birthdays for October 9

Here is today’s list of Libra celebrities who share October 9 as their birthday!

Director Guillermo del Toro (56), Singer Jackson Browne (72), TV host & music manager Sharon Osbourne (68), Actor Tony Shalhoub (67), Singer P.J. Harvey (51), Actor Scott Bakula (66), Rhythm-and-blues singer Nona Hendryx (76), Actor Brandon Routh (41), Musician James Fearnley (The Pogues) (66), Actress Spencer Grammer (37), Movie director Steve McQueen (Film: “12 Years a Slave”) (51), singer-musician Kurt Neumann (The BoDeans) (59), Country singer Scotty McCreery (TV: “American Idol”) (27),  Comedian Melissa Villasenor (TV: “Saturday Night Live”) (33), singer Sean Lennon (45).