- The Moon is in Gemini.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quater phase until 5:35 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- We are in between the First Quarter Moon which happened on the 14th, and the Full Moon (Lunar Eclipse) that will occur on January 21st.
- Current retrogrades: No major ones.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
Your personal magnetism runs high today and tomorrow, dear Aries. You can feel spirited and ready for action, and super energy is with you today for connecting romantically. It’s also a fine time for a boost with friends, for learning, publishing, and communicating. Cooperation is vital, but a bit of friendly competition can help inspire happy improvements, too. Business connected with art, music, and other creative ventures can prosper, or there can be good timing with money and business now. You can come to mutually beneficial agreements. Sound energy is with you for romance, increased confidence, and enjoying an adventure or learning experience. Romantic possibilities are with you, and they may very well come from a person who is of a notably different background than you. Don’t be afraid to be creative and to think in big terms.
Your interactions can be pleasantly spicy or intimacy-boosting, dear Taurus, and your personal magnetism runs high today with your ruler, Venus, in harmony with Mars. This influence brings two energies that complement each other well into harmony, endowing you with the ability to assert your needs with charm. Even so, both planets are in hidden areas in your chart, suggesting some reserve or privacy involved. You could be feeling pleasantly passionate about a person or an idea. Popularity increases, but this is also a fabulous time for getting to know yourself better as you get in touch with your more profound needs and desires. Ultimately, relationships with others are likely to strengthen as you understand yourself better. Alternatively today, you may become aware of an untapped resource or receive positive news related to your finances.
You are better able to see the beauty of the moment today, dear Gemini, and you can thoroughly enjoy yourself as a result. Even so, you are gently challenged to improve, take decisive action, and go after what you want now, so it’s unlikely to be a passive day. It’s an excellent time to repair or improve a friendship. A favorable link between Mars and Venus today brings a certain ease to social situations and possibly romantic excitement, particularly as it’s occurring in your sectors of partnership and friendship. This is a good time for shared activities. You’re making a good impression on others now. This aspect may connect you to people or projects that make you feel good, reinforced, or motivated. Being active can enhance a bond that’s already established or attract a helpful, happy person into your life. Your timing is good right now, particularly in your social life.
With Venus forming a trine to Mars, dear Cancer, you can be feeling invigorated today and tomorrow. Warm energy boosts your relationships and confidence improves your sense of timing. You have a real knack for smoothing over differences right now. Romantic connections and creative matters thrive, and so do activities related to work, career, public relations, or health. This can be a uniquely creative time for your work and practical goals, as well as personal and professional appeal. Today’s mood is warm but can also feature gentle competition — the motivating kind. You should find your stamina levels stable, and you might find it easier to get jobs done without having to waste extra energy. Even so, the Moon spends the day in the background of your solar chart, and a little extra rest or time for reflection can do wonders for you.
A Venus-Mars aspect occurring in the other two Fire signs triggers creative urges, dear Leo, as well as a need to share them! People are more cooperative, helpful, or supportive, and you’re coming across exceptionally well. You can be feeling spirited and confident, especially about a relationship or creative endeavor. You are magnetic, but also making happy things happen, and there is a beautiful, warm flow of friendliness between you and the people around you. This transit can produce a pleasant exchange or communication, or you can be feeling particularly motivated to pursue a personal interest, hobby, or creative activity. You might expand your horizons through an artistic pursuit or a hearty discussion. Love can be attracted or enhanced more readily now. Love, business, and creativity benefit from good timing and confidence.
Matters of the heart can be very pleasing for you today and tomorrow, dear Virgo, with Venus and Mars moving into harmony. This can be a good time for support, money, intimate connections, and personal appeal. You’re feeling peaceful yet also stimulated and ready to take action. In fact, there is a sense that you have to make something happen to best enjoy the day. You can be extremely eager when it comes to making changes in your life, particularly on a deep, internal level with Venus and Mars currently transiting sectors connected to your inner world or emotional wells. Your focus is on personal matters, healing energies, and positive reinforcement. Finding creative channels or ways to give voice to some of your inner longings can be rewarding. You can really get things done around the home. Financial intelligence is heightened. Expressing your affections or your creativity comes more easily than usual today.
With your ruler, Venus, in harmony with Mars, dear Libra, you’re in a good position for a social or romantic boost today and tomorrow. Relations with siblings, a partner, classmates, or acquaintances improve, and good cheer and optimism can help strengthen bonds. This can be a time for pleasant, productive, and possibly spicy conversations that motivate or inspire you. You can feel pleasantly competitive and stimulated. There can be a nice flow of energy and warmth between you and others, and possible excitement and enthusiasm for an idea or project. There is a desire to move ahead, get things done, and not only wait for things to come to you. Your magnetism is very high, as this aspect boosts your powers of attraction and communication skills. Needs and wants seem to complement one another, and this makes decision-making easier than usual.
This can be a favorable money day, dear Scorpio, or you might stumble upon a good find or make a satisfying sale or commission with Venus in your resources sector in happy aspect to Mars in your work and health sector. Sensual, earthy activities are favored. Personal magnetism is very strong today and tomorrow, too, as this aspect promotes getting along. This is a fun, playful, and energetic influence that’s also strong for business timing or creative ideas. There can be a significant union or agreement. Your confidence and motivation add to your appeal in addition to your chances of succeeding at what you set out to do. You can be especially productive today and might come up with genuinely brilliant ideas for business, work, or health routines.
Today and tomorrow, especially good energy is with you for creative, romantic, and recreational pursuits, dear Sagittarius. Others are drawn to you as you’re giving off especially fun vibes. Relationships might strengthen. You could receive gifts and attention now — the kind that helps boost your confidence. Your magnetism is especially strong with Venus in your sign in happy aspect with Mars in your romantic sector. You can feel on fire with passion and creative energy, and timing is much better than usual. Romantic attention is likely. Your instincts for what works best for you are in top form, and you can feel moved and motivated to up your game or rise to a personal challenge. Personal opportunities abound. You are more confident and focused, but also very receptive and approachable. Active, positive social interactions can be in focus.
You can experience a sudden rush of confidence to take action on a personal matter or to put something behind you today, dear Capricorn, as your inner courage is strong. You could be providing a service or volunteering your help to someone, which is especially rewarding, or family life can be unusually warm, comfortable, and natural now. You may be finding ways to make peace with the past, freeing you up for exciting times to come. Your mood is hopeful, accepting, and creative. Passions are strong, and so is your personal appeal. Venus and Mars connect in a harmonious trine, easing your interactions and stimulating your creativity or ambition. This aspect promotes a sense of satisfaction, particularly regarding a relationship or a private matter, but it can also inspire you to push something forward.
A Venus-Mars aspect influencing today and tomorrow can promote a nice connection with someone or even with a project that excites you, dear Aquarius. Your creative powers are potent now, and you can feel pleasantly motivated — perhaps a little competitive in a pleasing way. Something you experience today can inspire you to do or be your best, particularly related to mental interests and projects. It can be a good day for opportunities to meet someone special through groups, acquaintances, and networking. You might make connections through the internet, on the phone, or even in the neighborhood that impact your life in happy ways. Granting personal space and freedom to others can be critical to bonding under this influence.
Others can be especially intrigued by your point of view, talents, performance, or the services you offer professionally, dear Pisces, and in turn, you can be motivated to improve things. Events taking place now may stimulate your ambition and gently push you to do your best. You can be feeling quite motivated, particularly when it comes to business. Relations with others may be exciting and enthusiasm runs high. This is primarily because Venus and Mars buddy up in your sectors of resources and career, inspiring creative thinking and acting related to how you use your resources, which can include money, things, and talents. Friendly competition could remind you of a special goal. Be confident, or at least pretend to be, and you’ll grow into it! Certainly, it’s a time for having some fun with your ideas and endeavors.
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.