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Capricorn horoscope for September 2023
Because the Sun will always spend the first three weeks of September in your sector of adventure, travel, learning and discovery before returning to your career sector on 23rd September, there is always an awareness of the importance of having the right work/life balance. While the Sun will always leave an adventurous part of your chart and return to your career sector on the September equinox each year, this doesn't mean that on 23rd September the adventurous side of life's fence is forgotten and it is then all about having your professional hat on. At the same time that it is not unusual to have the spirit of adventure linger it is also not unusual to have movement on the career front before the Sun returns and this month is no exception, except the period of overlap covers the entire month.
It was late last month that for the first time in two years, Mars returned to your career sector and as he won't leave until 12th October, he will spend the whole month fuelling your professional passions, fighting and competitive spirit. This has given this professional year its second wind while giving the Sun's return on 23rd September a massive head start. However, even before Mars returned, with the dwarf planet Ceres here since June and then having previously spent the first three months of the year here, her deep dive into your professional needs and priorities has already laid down the foundations for growth that will continue for months.
However, in retrograde motion in an adventurous part of your chart until 15th September and not leaving until early next month, Mercury will not only stay on after the Sun leaves on 23rd September but just as Uranus has turned retrograde in a playful and creative part of your chart late last month and with Jupiter turning retrograde there on 5th September. While your professional year is catching its second wind, the playful, creative and adventurous side of life's fence is proving just as resilient. With the lunar nodes now policing your work/life balance and a Full Moon on 29th September putting this to the test, this is something that is key to getting the most out of everything that this month has to offer.
Love & RomanceIt is a given that Uranus, in your romantic sector from 2019 to 2026 will have just turned retrograde as you move into September and that he will spend the rest of the year in retrograde motion, going back over ground already covered. This is the norm for these slow outer planets but the difference this year is that he is not alone. It was in May that Jupiter returned for his first visit to your romantic sector in over a decade, kicking off a lucky and expansive year for love, matters of the heart and all things romantic. While Jupiter returns every 12 years, as Uranus has only been here for four years, it has been eight decades since the planets of luck and synchronicity have met up here and once Jupiter turns retrograde on 5th September, the first time both will be in retrograde motion here at the same time.
It is also a given that the Sun will always spend the first three weeks of September in an adventurous part of your chart, putting him and any other planets there at a friendly aspect to both Uranus and Jupiter, bringing together a mix of romance, adventure and nostalgia that will dominate the month. Adding to this is having Mercury in retrograde motion in an adventurous part of your chart until 15th September. The Moon will make its monthly visit to your romantic sector from 4th September to 6th September, which means it will be here when Jupiter turns retrograde on 5th September, with the planet of luck and expansion turning back to support Uranus who has already opened the doors to the past.
Meanwhile, with no planetary activity in your relationship sector, the Moon's return from 8th September to 11th September is an opportunity to check in and to become more emotionally engaged. As the last planet to leave your relationship sector this year only left last month, this is also a chance to review the journey that recent months have taken you on. However, while there is no planetary activity in your relationship sector there is plenty of support on the communication front, including starting the month with the Moon in your communication sector and then Saturn and Neptune working all month to keep the communication lines open.
Business & CareerWhile the Sun's return to your career sector on 23rd September is the point in each year when the solar spotlight will always shift onto your career and professional situation, matters and options, this year you not only have a head start but this is something that you have literally been preparing for all year. It was in December that the dwarf planet Ceres returned to your career sector for her first deep dive into your professional needs and priorities in four years and especially when it comes to professional satisfaction and a sense of purpose. Ceres left in March but within weeks was slowing down ahead of a retrograde turn that would see her make a U turn and head back. Ceres returned in June and as you move into the new month she is still here.
That deep dive into your professional needs and priorities has continued, but until just a few days before moving into the new month this is all that you were doing, as you prepared for a time when you could put this into practice or take action. That should have meant waiting for the Sun's return on 23rd September but instead, that time has already come, albeit just a few days earlier. It was late last month that Mars returned for his first visit to your career sector in two years and until leaving on 12th October the warrior planet of the cosmos will not only fire up your professional passions, fighting and competitive spirit but will give this professional year its second wind. This is what Ceres has been helping you to prepare for since last December, giving you a clear sense of what you are fighting for from the start.
As you move into the new month Mars has only been here for four days, so this is still early days, but it is the Moon's return to your work sector from 6th September to 8th September that will give you a taste of things to come. On its own, this is something that can sharpen your instincts, act as a trigger and ensure you are emotionally and intuitively engaged on the job front. However, a friendly aspect to Mars will also energise the warrior planet of the cosmos right in the heart of what will be the working week. It is 10 days later that the Moon will return for its only visit to your career sector while Mars is here and the last before the Sun returns from 16th September to 18th September. This will sharpen your professional instincts and give you a better sense of where to channel Mars' warrior and competitive spirit.
MoneyWhile the Sun left your financial sector last month, with the solar spotlight always shifting onto an off money matters at the same time each year, the best is still to come. By the time that the Sun returned to your financial sector in July Venus had already been here for nearly two months and she was already in retrograde motion. With Mars having already moved through by then, by the time the Sun returned to begin what is normally the first look at money matters for the year there had already been a lot of milage. This was Mars' first visit in two years, with the warrior planet of the cosmos able to fire up your financial passions and fighting spirit and get things moving.
Mercury has also moved through, giving you the smart head for money needed to get your head in the game and to think on your feet. Along with the month that the Sun spent here, this leaves you with everything exposed and a huge amount of resources to work with. Yet as you move into the new month it may feel like the brakes have come on and that's because they have, though for all the right reasons. Ahead of her direct turn on 4th September Venus has come to a standstill as she prepares for a turnaround that will be akin to an opportunity for a do over. Back in direct motion but not leaving until 9th October, this could be the best month of the year for money matters.
However, Venus is not on her own with the asteroid Juno, the queen of commitment making her first visit to your financial sector in four years. The timing couldn't be better, for with Juno not leaving until 18th October she is here for the rest of Venus' time here and beyond, helping to turn financial desires into the kind of resolutions that will have long term implications. You will have a better read on this when the Moon moves through your financial sector from 11th September to 13th September. Meanwhile, with no planetary activity on the income side of the financial fence, the Moon's return to your income sector from 25th September to 27th September can sharpen your nose for money and act as a trigger, while connecting with the Sun and Mars in your work sector as it moves through.