Both Venus and Uranus are retrograde, and they both get back to 0 degrees of their respective signs at the same time hence the exact opposition. Venus then backslides into her previous sign of Libra, and Uranus will backslide into the previous sign of Aries next week.
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Mercury is currently travelling through Scorpio – and Venus is still retrograde in Scorpio – and the week starts with the two meeting up. Generally Mercury – Venus conjunctions are good news, but just bear in mind that Venus is retrograde so there is a hidden element at work or a complex emotional thread running through the weave.
After the stillness and introspection of last week, things are on the move again, but in that Scorpionic way that is often unfathomable. This may show in dealing with people you simply can’t understand, and vice versa.
So, Pluto is getting back on track and getting stronger, Venus is going to rewind and get weaker, especially as Scorpio is one of her signs of detriment. This is like Pluto emerging from the underworld but Venus heading back into it.
How We Talk to Each Other, Picking Your Moment and the Full Moon/Chiron Messages – 24 September 2018
Mercury and the Sun have just entered Libra. Ingresses are symbolically important because they open new cycles, and the nature of the beginning of those new cycles is indicated by their first aspects – ie which other planets do they align with first, for good or ill.