Oppositions: A Transiting Opposition to a Natal Planet placement is when two Planets are opposite each other and within 1-3 Degree Orb of each other 180 degrees apart. This is a polarized energy which brings challenges and confrontational influence. One Planet versus the other. Brings issues to peak and culmination. Also brings circumstances beyond your control.

Mars Opposition Natal Mercury
Today there is extra tension in the air around you. Difficult to concentrate. Meetings with others can become both difficult and personal. Angry and argumentative conditions. Accusations easily fly. Slanderous remarks may cause a need to defend ones opinions, plans or ideas. Impossible communications. Hasty decisions. Be especially careful in regards to traveling or driving.