January 2023 Forecast From Astrodienst

January 2023 Forecast From Astrodienst

Image: Pluto in Aquarius

Personal and social developments are in a sense never fully concluded. Life is a big river, and mostly we can only see much later which events and decisions were decisive for the subsequent path. Nevertheless, in 2023 we will still have to find answers to the important questions of our lives and times.

This year, we will be dealing with completely new issues, because in March Pluto enters Aquarius for the first time since its discovery in 1930. Saturn also changes zodiac signs during the same period, moving from Aquarius into Pisces. More on this can be found in the monthly preview of March.

Image: Venus and Pluto

The year 2023 begins with a rather intense constellation right away: Venus and Pluto are in conjunction on the last degrees of Capricorn on January 1. Mars and Mercury are retrograde, and the Sun squares Chiron a day later.

Perhaps it’s just the aftermath of exuberant New Year’s Eve celebrations, but perhaps we also need to have a serious talk about desire, about money, security needs, and about wishful thinking and reality.

However, the serious mood takes on a more relaxed note as early as January 3, when Venus enters Aquarius. Unexpectedly, creative solutions could now appear as if out of nowhere. Dare for once an experiment with uncertain outcome, it could be well worth it.

Especially on January 5, when the Capricorn Sun trines Uranus in Taurus, you can surprise yourself and others with unconventional solutions.

Image: Cancer

The Cancer Full Moon of January 6/7 could also bring surprises. The Sun, Mercury and Moon are in harmonious aspect to Uranus, and in some places the old story about human freedom is being told, sometimes quietly, sometimes a bit louder.

The following days lose nothing of their lightness, as playful Venus in Aquarius is in trine to wordy Gemini Mars. Make sure that words are followed by deeds.

Towards the middle of the month, the quality of time changes noticeably. Mercury makes a square to Chiron on the 11th. On the 12th, Mars ends its long period of retrograde motion (since October 30). On the 15th, Venus squares Uranus, and on the 18th Mercury also turns direct again. At the same time, the Sun is conjunct Pluto.

An acceleration of events is to be expected. New or previously unknown information could lead to a reassessment of the situation. The excitement could be quite great, both in private life and on the political stages of this world.

Image: Auqarius

On January 20, the Sun enters Aquarius. A day later, there is a New Moon, still in close connection with Pluto in Capricorn. Venus simultaneously forms an exact conjunction with Saturn in Aquarius on the 22nd. Uranus ends its retrograde phase on the same day. The mood could be quite tense during this time.

Be careful not to let fears get the better of you, and be aware that old, repressed stories may now be shaping actions. Refrain as best you can from putting yourself and others under stress, and instead practice serenity.

Venus enters Pisces on January 27, Mercury squares Chiron in Aries at the same time. The contraction of the last few days now dissipates somewhat, and at best we remember that we always have a choice between conflict and peace, at least on a personal level.

This realization can give us a veritable boost in our efforts to make the world a better place at the end of the first month of the year, when the Sun trines Mars, and Mercury trines Uranus on the 30th.

*I’m very curious about how our resident traditional astrologers @Dankquanicus & @hypn0s feel about this modern astrology report!


Personally, I think it’s a shame this has come to be called astrology. To me, astrology is about making concrete, objectively verifiable predictions about the life of the querent. This report reads like a fortune cookie - there isn’t any substance in it.

I think most astrologers today are simply in the wrong profession. What they really want to be is therapists, counselors and life coaches. When you use modern astrology as a crutch for that, by always talking in relative terms that apply to every person on the planet, the feedback you get is bound to make you think you’re an expert in those fields. Easier than getting a degree.


@hypn0s what a scathing review :joy:
:sparkles:Thank you


There is a credible AI prediction of a major panic event in mid-Feb.

That AI system on occasions has predicted major events 30 years in advance, to the actual day.

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Does he forecast the weather better then cp24? Jk.

Seriously though hope you had a good new years. This was an interesting post.

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