- The Moon is in Virgo until 8:28 PM, after which the Moon is transiting Libra.
- The void Moon occurs from 8:01 AM to 8:28 PM.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase until 1:59 AM, after which the Moon is in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurs today at 1:59 AM.
- Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto are retrograde.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
Areas of life where you’ve been overdoing or overshooting can become quite apparent today and this week with the Sun and Jupiter in opposition, dear Aries. While you’re finding more joy in your varied pursuits, studies, and personal interests these days, you may be overwhelmed with things to do. You still have every chance to shine, but you may need to release some of the pressure to do more than is possible. Juggling too many things can lead to a feeling of burnout, particularly with a Sun-Saturn aspect also in play now. Aim to simplify and look for opportunities to make necessary edits and adjustments to current plans or your agenda if it’s overloaded.
There can be a strong urge to prove yourself these days, dear Taurus, but others’ support or their company can be hard to pass on at this time. As much as you’d like to succeed and shine on your own merits, you also recognize the need for others or outside resources and talents to grow and excel. Reaching a compromise is essential. Alternatively, a Sun-Jupiter opposition today concerns excess spending or borrowing which needs some toning down. This is a time for testing the waters, but also acknowledging the need to make compromises and avoid excess, even with those things that are beneficial for you. A step-by-step approach and a focus on essentials and priorities will right your course now.
The Sun has been transiting your sign these days, dear Gemini, boosting your sense of independence. Today, the Sun opposes Jupiter, which is transiting your partnership sector this year, and it can produce a clash of egos or the realization that as much as you enjoy some company these days, there are times when you feel a little torn between going your own way and togetherness. As much as you’d like to do a partnership well and do your own thing magnificently, you may be feeling a little confused or tired, and finding a way to tone things down makes sense now. Getting to a state of balance can be challenging but rewarding now. It’s a time for checking in with yourself that you’re not overdoing things to the point that you’re exhausted. The need to make adjustments to your plans can be annoying but vital to future success.
An opposition between the Sun and Jupiter today can highlight a desire to “do it all,” dear Cancer, but also serves as a reminder that there is a breaking point. The best solution is to tone things down so that you don’t overwhelm or overcommit yourself. With Jupiter in your solar sixth house this year, you’re seeking to do your best in your work and with your self-care efforts, but you also have a strong pull towards rest and dealing with private matters or emotional needs this month with the Sun in your solar twelfth house. Spreading yourself thin will not serve you well in the long run, and this is a time for making adjustments that lead to a healthier, more balanced life. Adjusting your expectations will do you a world of good at this time.
Your ruler, the Sun, forms several tense aspects today, dear Leo, not the least of which is an opposition to Jupiter. This yearly transit can point to a turning or tipping point, and this year relates to your social life. The need to slow things down and make adjustments before moving forward is apparent now, and it can be about romantic, pleasure-seeking, and creative pursuits. For some, you may be considering whether you want to pursue your goals on your own or enlist the help of others. Overdoing things can take its toll, so it’s best to consider ways to reach a compromise. Sticking to a routine or moderating yourself may seem dull, but it seems your best bet as you center and ready yourself for more spontaneous and exciting times to come.
Jupiter’s transit of your home and family sector this year brings benefits to your personal life, dear Virgo, but if you’ve been spending too much time absorbed in your personal affairs, then you may now recognize the need to tone things down so that you can reach out more often. The Sun this month is encouraging you to shine in your professional life, in fact, or to move out of your comfort zone and take a few risks. Try not to put too much pressure on yourself to do it all, and aim to cut back on excesses if you’ve taken on far too many projects. Obligations can feel burdensome, but you also have opportunities to grow through your experiences, and you might miss them if you’re overwhelmed.
If you have a lot on your plate right now, dear Libra, today’s Sun-Jupiter opposition arrives to remind you to restore balance to your life. In truth, you have a bigger than usual appetite for taking on new interests or developing and learning about those you already have, but of course, energy and time are limited. Aim to maintain your enthusiasm but draw some limits. This influence might also produce a tense debate since you do have a bigger ego investment in your ideas or work at this time of year. If long-term goals or plans are not moving or growing as well as you had hoped they would, then it’s time to adjust your expectations. Today’s checkpoint is useful for slowing down long enough to see where you may be making errors, helping to pave the way for going forward more freely and confidently. The Moon spends most of the day in the sign behind yours, also pointing to a need to take things easy. Tonight, however, the Moon enters Libra, and you’re ready to address your emotional needs more directly.
The Sun opposes Jupiter today, dear Scorpio, and asks us to restore balance to areas of our lives where we’ve been pushing ourselves too hard. It can be a little too easy to overdo spending, eating, and even loving these days with the Sun in your intimacy sector and Jupiter in your sector of comfort and money. You may be wrestling with demands on you from others and even your expectations of yourself. If you’ve been going over the top either indulging your interests or giving to others, this is a time when you’re ready to make adjustments. Simplifying now seems to be the best solution to problems, but do so with the mission to keep your enthusiasm levels high. Blocks emerging today may take the form of criticism or a “no” answer but are not meant to discourage, only to remind you to make necessary edits.
Jupiter in your sign opposes the Sun today, dear Sagittarius, and you could find yourself somewhat divided now and this week. It can be time to confront your excesses or reach a significant turning point in your journey. Balance and compromise should be sought as you address areas where you may have been overwhelming or expecting too much of yourself. For example, if you’ve been overdoing your cries for independence or freedom, then it may be clear that something needs to slow down. There may be some resistance from others that pushes you to face the fact that you need to make a change. Try to use any block that might emerge now as a chance to catch your breath, as well as to come to a more realistic assessment of a relationship or project.
You’re taking more pride in your work or health and wellness these days with the Sun in your solar sixth house, dear Capricorn. Jupiter in your privacy sector tugs at you in a different way, encouraging you to break out of the routine and enjoy more time to yourself or undemanding activities. Today’s Sun-Jupiter opposition has a way of forcing a matter if you’ve been doing too much in either or both directions. You could very well benefit from drawing limits and establishing boundaries, both with others and yourself. Seek out a better work-life balance. If motivation or energy levels seem to wane, consider taking the time to fill some personal needs rather than pour all your energy into doing things for others.
There can be a turning point in a romantic relationship, friendship, or creative project now or this week, dear Aquarius, with today’s Sun-Jupiter opposition. It’s a yearly event that serves to remind you of areas where you may have been going overboard. It may produce a choice between shining on your own or sharing the work and credit, or there can be a conflict between your attention to group or friend activities and individual or romantic relationships. As much as you’d like to please everyone, including yourself, there can be the need to tone things down now since you can’t spread yourself out too thin without something taking a hit. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, this is a time for recognizing the need to make adjustments. There can be some matters to handle from the past that need your attention or feelings of guilt and unrest to manage.
Jupiter has been encouraging you to reach a little higher in your career or the outside world than you usually do this year, dear Pisces. In the meantime, the Sun is stimulating a desire to shine in your personal life, with family, and at home this month. As much as you’d like to do both areas well, you’re realizing that something will take a hit if you exhaust yourself overdoing both. It’s time to restore balance in your life if you’ve been overshooting or expecting so much from yourself that the things you love doing are no longer bringing you joy. Current blocks are temporary and may very well point you in the right direction as you begin to see the adjustments and edits you need to make.
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.