- The Moon is in Aquarius until 2:10 AM, after which the Moon is in Pisces.
- The void Moon occurs until 2:10 AM (since yesterday at 1:20 PM).
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- We are in between the New Moon, which occurred on November 26th, and the First Quarter Moon, which will happen tomorrow.
- Chiron Rx and Uranus Rx.
- Jupiter spends its first full day in the sign of Capricorn (Jupiter transits Capricorn from December 2nd, 2019, to December 19th, 2020).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
The Moon moves into your privacy sector, dear Aries, encouraging a timeout of sorts on an emotional level. It’s a time of the lunar month for taking more moments to yourself or for rest. Even so, today’s Venus-Mars aspect is pleasantly stimulating. A healthy, happy level of competition can motivate you. You may feel as if you’re turning a page, and it’s especially apparent with career, responsibilities, long-term goals, and life-path matters. This theme is set to build further as the month advances. You are gracious and accommodating, but firm. You might volunteer your help with a practical matter as a show of affection. You’re coming across especially creatively, particularly on professional and public levels, although it’s a good time for personal concerns as well. You can be exceptionally resourceful today and might quickly solve a problem that had previously stumped you. Or, you might uncover or attract a vital resource. You have a real desire to come out ahead, to triumph, or to accomplish something today. It might also be a great time to gain professional support or backing.
You can feel quite stimulated and motivated today, dear Taurus, with a Venus-Mars aspect. An empowering conversation or exchange of ideas may be part of the picture now. Relationships are pleasantly spicy. You may feel inspired by your communications or the connections you make at this time. Partners tend to be supportive and intrigued with or invested in your point of view. When reaching out or moving out of your usual comfort zone, you are more willing to take some personal and creative risks today. It’s a good time for both competitive and cooperative activities, and someone may encourage you to be the best version of yourself now. A special person in your life can help stir up your enthusiasm and build your confidence. You want to feel more vital and alive, and you might achieve this through relationships. You benefit from the involvement or company of others, even if you are pursuing your own goals.
Intimate matters are warm, comfortable, and natural today with a Venus-Mars aspect in play, dear Gemini. You’re seeking–and finding–the inspiration and motivation to improve, grow, and excel. Creative changes made and creative risks taken tend to encourage a sense of personal empowerment now. Whether you’re competing with others or trying to improve upon your personal best, now is a time for seeking a little more from life and enjoying yourself in the process. A somewhat daring or bold decision made this week might propel you forward into a situation that has a few unknowns, but that keeps you engaged, learning, and gently challenged. If you can set your own working pace today, all the better, as very creative, spontaneous energy is with you. Energy for work or daily routines can be exceptionally dynamic, and you can use it positively by pouring your energy into your projects or health endeavors.
Interactions today can be highly stimulating and even productive, dear Cancer. Romance, pleasure, or a particular project can be exciting, and there may be the opportunity to add a little more spice to a relationship or friendship now. Creative projects can also benefit from the passion of the day. The day holds much potential for connecting on a romantic level and is also good for confidence boosts. Cooperation is vital right now, but some playful competitiveness works as well. You are gracious, fun, and willing to put yourself out there, and your natural charm is especially endearing. There is a perfect combination of confidence and warmth that virtually ensures social and creative success now. There is also spontaneous and slightly daring energy to the day. You may be craving more activities in which you can create, compete, or play. You want to come out ahead, and perhaps stand out for what you do. A relationship may serve as a powerful motivator for you to better yourself or do your best.
Natural charm is with you today, dear Leo, with Venus in harmonious aspect to Mars. There could be a successful purchase for the home or family, or you might enjoy creative activities with loved ones. Today’s mood is warm, generous, and hospitable. A hint of competitiveness can keep you on your toes and motivated to do your best. Your instincts for what works best for you at home, with your health, and with work are in top form, and they seem to lead you to situations and people that are healthy for you. A desire to do something different or inventive can overcome you now. You are in the mood to make something happen, to push something forward, and to solve problems that have you feeling that you’re ahead of the game. Positive changes and improvements are possible now.
Creative outlets can be magical now, dear Virgo, and you can do quite a bit riding on a bit of competitive or growth-oriented energy with you today. A Venus-Mars transit points to rewards from a gentle challenge. It’s a time to stay on top of things socially, as opportunities abound, and you don’t want to miss out on them. You’ll put in a little extra effort to feel more supported, nurtured, and peaceful. As well, you’re stimulated, engaged, and ready to take action. Your focus seems to be on personal matters, healing energies, and positive reinforcement right now. Others seem more cooperative, interested, or helpful. Your powers to gently persuade, lead, and influence are strong. Share your joie de vivre with others and watch for the opportunities that open up as you do. Romantic intensity of the pleasant variety may figure strongly, but you’re also engaged mentally. You are interested in triumphing, bringing something to a new level, or taking the lead. There is a little more courage at your disposal, so use it well!
Unusual and exciting insights can be had today, dear Libra. You’re feeling creative and hopeful, and competitive feelings or ambitions can challenge you to make essential changes and improvements, particularly around the home. Family can be quite supportive now–a group effort can be satisfying and successful. Instead, you could solve a problem revolving around family or the home, or find yourself in a good position for acquiring something coveted that’s comfort-related. There’s warm energy available to you for pursuing love or enhancing a connection, and your appeal is terrific. You seem to be on the same, similar, or complementary page as a partner or special someone. You care less about others’ validation or approval, and more about fulfilling your needs and desires, and this seems to be the key to satisfaction now.
Today’s energies are suitable for being forthright and honest in your dealings, dear Scorpio, with sensitivity as Venus and Mars connect harmoniously. You can use the power of words to mitigate any conflicts that might arise now. Attempts to reach out to someone can be very successful. It can also be a good time for bumping into interesting people while running errands. Things are tying together nicely today, and you can feel pleasantly motivated. Attempts to reach out to someone can be fruitful. You have more confidence and desire to take action with Mars in your sign, and Venus adds charm to your communications. Extend help, graciousness, and courtesies, and you may very well expand your world now. It’s an excellent time for getting the word out if you are working on something special. You want to come out on top, beat a personal best, and pursue your desires and interests. There is a strong desire to be the one to take the initiative so that independent work or projects are favored now.
This is a busy time for your personal life, dear Sagittarius, and opportunities can come from behind the scenes or hidden sources. You might discover a resource you never knew you had or pick up a good buy due to today’s Venus-Mars transit. Others may be in the market or mood for your unique talents. Your inner or private world is more animated than usual, and you can get to the bottom of a matter from the past. You’re quite proactive, preferring to stay ahead of the game rather than fall behind. The need to overcome problem areas or get past something is compelling now, so take advantage. Tap into your inner courage and find your passion for making meaningful changes. Love feelings are stimulating, and a relationship or person may be a strong motivator for taking actions today.
Venus in your sign helps soften you and smooth out problems in your social life these days, dear Capricorn. Your charm can come shining through now as Venus connects harmoniously with Mars. This is a potentially excellent time for enjoying friends and perhaps meeting someone special. You’re giving off warm vibes, and you may very well be the focus of attention or the one everyone’s talking about now. Sharing some of your expertise or simply your company with colleagues or friends can be rewarding. Teaming up with others to get something done can be successful. Your feelings run deep, and you can get totally behind a cause or personal pursuit now. This is a time for inspiring others or feeling inspired and moved to push a plan forward. You’ll also find it more comfortable than usual to put ideas into motion–you’re craving a hands-on or active role.
Your charisma comes shining through today, dear Aquarius, positively impacting your connections. Romantic or creative pursuits can fare quite well today as Venus and Mars harmonize, and you can feel strongly about creating something unique or special. Opportunities may come from behind the scenes, or you find much to enjoy in your private life. Your confidence in your ability to express yourself, as well as the motivation to approach others with confidence, can create winning situations today. Existing relationships can receive a real boost, as well. Your intuition backs you up, particularly when making life path or career-related decisions, as you seem to have a real sense of the moment and of what others want or need. You also have a good sense of your next step. While you can be somewhat retiring on a personal level these days with Venus in your privacy sector, your ambition to triumph, succeed, or win is stimulated.
The Moon heads into your sign today, dear Pisces, and you’re entering a more outgoing cycle after a few days of introspection and reflection. Today’s Venus-Mars connection is creative. Conversations with friends can be inspiring and stimulating, and opportunities to meet someone special through groups, acquaintances, or networking can arise. Someone can inspire you to do your best and reach a little higher. Smooth energy is with you for pursuing something new or for more thoroughly enjoying what you already have. When you’re motivated as you are likely to be today, energy levels can seem to rise quite magically. You find it easier to accept new ideas and explore new subjects, directions, or activities right now. You might thoroughly enjoy channeling your energy into a constructive project, a work-out, or a brisk walk. Instead, this transit can motivate you to tap into the courage to do something entirely different and enjoy a new and invigorating experience.
Astrology of Today – The Details:
If you’re astrologically inclined and interested in the details of the Astrology of today, here are some of the factors considered in the forecasts (for the astrology of the week, see This Week in Astrology):
Planet Color Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet and the longer the duration of the planet’s transit.
The purple marker above shows where we are in the current moon phase cycle.