- The Moon is in Gemini.
- The Moon is void from 11:23 AM forward (until tomorrow when the Moon enters Cancer).
- The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase until 2:58 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Crescent phase.
- The Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 24th, and the New Moon will occur on July 31st.
- Mercury Rx, Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Chiron Rx, Neptune Rx, and Pluto Rx.
- Mercury is retrograde from July 7-31. There are 3 days left in the retrograde Mercury cycle.
- Venus spends its first full day in Leo (Venus transits Leo from July 27-August 21).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
Today’s energies are excellent for a buoyant mood and smooth creative flow, dear Aries. You might enjoy nurturing an artistic vision or riding on a desire to learn. Enjoying a new experience can be in order. You’re in the right place for coming to an agreement or for opening your heart to someone. Tolerance, a desire to improve, and allowance for errors are all keys to success now. People tend to respond favorably to you, and particularly to your ideas or creations and gestures. Opening up in your relationships feels good and bonds you closer. The details of what’s communicated are not as important as the spirit behind the communications. This is an excellent time for coming up with fresh new ideas or adding wonderful, imaginative details to projects and ideas you already have going. You might also repair or heal problem areas through sharing a lofty, encouraging belief.
Psychological support may be easy to find today, dear Taurus. You’re likely to enjoy opportunities to make improvements to your life and perhaps even repair a relationship. You see home, family, and personal matters in a holistic way, and this boosts decision-making tremendously. Mind you, the next three days are not ideal for locking something down, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do some stellar pondering in the meantime. Finding support and building a positive self-image are themes now, even if some of these elements feel unstable in the coming days. Generally speaking, this is a crucial time for finding support and reinforcement, and for rising above insecurities. Your ability to imagine possibilities and to express yourself creatively is enhanced today.
The Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Gemini, and your emotional needs are in focus, particularly unmet ones! Even so, it’s a potentially brilliant day for your social life. You can feel quite inspired to work on a unique project or to nurture a friend or partner’s ideas, and learning can be exciting. There may be a supportive conversation with a friend or an inspiring shared feeling of camaraderie. You’re seeking, and you’re likely to find, stimulating activities or news on a mental level. Ideas and communications are more compassionate, creative, and fascinating. Different, unusual topics are most appealing to you. Understanding is intuitive and natural. Aim to accept all incoming compliments! There’s no need to question them. There is a calming or soothing way of looking at your life now.
The Moon spends the day in your privacy sector, dear Cancer, and you crave some downtime or at least a break from a busy pace. Even so, there is terrific energy with you today for special attention and focus on work, health, and business pursuits. The key seems to be personal enjoyment and a broader view of your objectives. You may very well come up with new ideas that help you improve the flow of your work. In fact, you can be very imaginative with practical and business solutions. You might see ways to improve your reputation or relationship with co-workers or bosses. You can come up with positive steps for improving career, business, performance, and finances. Aim to deal with the more challenging energy of the next couple of days in these areas with a cool head and mindfulness. A gentle approach to the world seems to find you at your best right now.
You’re in particularly good shape for creativity and self-expression today, dear Leo, with fabulous influences on your sectors of personality and spirit. This is a fine time for nurturing a creative project or special friendship. Venus, in your sign, harmonizes with Ceres in your sector of joy, and the Sun, also in your sign, connects well with Chiron, encouraging an even mood and big-picture thinking. Problem-solving comes more readily under these conditions. The next three days are not great for locking something down, but you can nevertheless do some solid reasoning now. You’re charming, alluring, and standing out as unique–even more so than usual. This may be because you’re following your inner guide or muse.
You’re likely to enjoy a stronger connection to loved ones or home life today, dear Virgo, even with the Moon’s transit of your career sector. You’re in an excellent position to combine logic and creativity. Applying realistic and positive thinking to practical matters is also successful now. While you’re especially aware of your duties to the outside world, supportive influences in your emotional life seem to dominate now, and quite pleasantly! It’s a good time for connecting and sharing something of yourself that helps others open up. Connecting with your inner world seems the way to go now, as it leads to a stronger sense of purpose. Someone could be putting their faith in you, and they might take you into their confidence. It feels good to be trusted!
Today is good for friendly relationships, dear Libra, as well as for nurturing a project and making some subtle advances. You may very well recognize that a small change of approach is best, and this brings refreshment to your life. It’s not the right time for bold moves, but it’s just fine for making little adjustments and connecting with others in new ways. This can be especially true with a close relationship, but can also be about learning, studies, personal interests, or your communication style. It’s a time for humbling yourself and listening to what people are genuinely telling you, after which you can work on improvements. Friends or associates might be the source of interesting ideas. Through someone special in your life, you may find it easier to put your worries aside now. Agreements tend to be arrived at naturally and without strain. Even if some things are left up in the air for a few more days, you appreciate the cooperative tone of today.
You might thoroughly enjoy pouring extra energy into nurturing a pet project or business today, dear Scorpio. Openness to the truth replaces the desire to gloss over the bad stuff, and you’re far more comfortable with this energy! A little bit of compassion goes a long way with current transits. Overview thinking helps business and reputation matters, and your approach to achieving your goals is improved and renewed. We are behind the New Moon by three days, and we have three days left of a Mercury retrograde, making it appropriate to wind down rather than wind yourself up. This means brand new beginnings are probably better saved for later. However, you can indeed make some progress on those things already in motion. Today is strong for the practical side of life, especially.
You’re in great shape for nurturing your desire to learn or share your ideas today, dear Sagittarius, as well as your spirit to venture out into new territory. Helpful, supportive transits influencing your self-expression sectors boost your mood and confidence. These influences help you bond with others for all the right reasons, and your ability to see people, projects or situations for their whole is part of this. Your love life can be pleasant or your feelings more transparent. For some, a happy connection is made now. The atmosphere is ripe for improvements. Allowing yourself to experiment and make mistakes seems the right path now. It’s a good day for sharing ideas and personal philosophies, and for the acceptance of differing viewpoints.
Your emotional or family life is falling into place with some helpful transits influencing your sectors of soul and the hidden areas of your life, dear Capricorn. The desire to build or plump up your nest can be strong, and your willingness to let go of a bad situation, habit, or attitude makes all the difference. In fact, it’s the path towards attracting more positive energy into your life. You are open to trying on new approaches and interacting in new ways. Conversations or interactions with family take on a compassionate, creative tone. As you open up, others seem more cooperative and supportive.
You’re in excellent shape for nurturing a friendship or partnership today, dear Aquarius. Even though Mercury is retrograde for a few more days, today is good for conversing. You’re likely to feel especially confident about your relationships. You have more courage to express your affections, and this may be mirrored back to you. Your approach to relating is fresh instead of falling back on old, ineffective methods. You’re expressing your more charming and creative side. More spontaneity and imagination in your conversations and interactions are themes now, or you have added courage to express yourself, your ideas, and your affections.
You’re in excellent shape for nurturing a project, work pursuit, venture, or business, dear Pisces, and for getting the essential things done. The trick is that you’re pleasantly invested in what you’re doing. You are particularly interested in adding special touches to projects. You have an easier time than usual coming to an understanding or agreement with someone close to you. There is a natural flow happening that makes adjustments natural and strain-free. Ideas that come to you today have a certain flair. Mercury is retrograde for a few days more, and we’re behind a New Moon by a few days as well, so brand new beginnings are not yet advised. However, now is good for expressing yourself in unique ways. You are bringing something new, imaginative, fresh, or exclusive to business or work projects, too. You have good business sense today, not as much with facts and figures, but more on the lines of design and creativity.
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.