- The Moon is in Scorpio.
- The Moon is void from 3:45 PM forward (until the Moon enters Sagittarius tomorrow at 5:02 AM).
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 10th, and the Full Moon will occur on June 17th.
- Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto are retrograde.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
There can be much activity in your personal or home life these days, dear Aries, with Mars transiting your home and family sector. Mars forms complicated aspects today, however, and you may be facing a snag in your plans or an obstacle in your path. This may take the form of a responsibility that puts your domestic plans temporarily on hold. Or, disapproval plays with your motivation or enthusiasm for a project. It can be tempting to fight against restrictions, but slowing down may serve your long-term interests better. You might also discover that you can enjoy some active downtime, and this can be a way to satisfy both your need for rest and action!
You could be quite excited to move a personal interest forward, dear Taurus, but a delay or slowdown may seem forced on you now. With a Mars-Saturn aspect active today, the more you push, the more resistance you meet. A discouraging remark or criticism might throw off your thinking, or an obstacle can appear, slowing you down. Watch for focusing on the short term rather than the big picture. If you feel hemmed in or stifled from expressing yourself, consider that the actions you take to correct things may very well redirect your attention to essential details. Or, slowing down helps you center yourself. Scattering your energy is not the answer since you may end up doing many things, but none of them especially well. However, you could feel quite inspired by collaboration. Someone may encourage you to pursue a dream.
Purchases, projects, or business pursuits may face a restriction or obstacle today, dear Gemini, with Mars and Saturn in opposition. Or, this aspect can aggravate a disagreement. Obligations and responsibilities tend to emerge, and these slow you down. Ultimately, it may be better for you to do so. Exercising patience can have its rewards, although they may not yet be apparent. Accept that you may not be able to charge ahead with your plans just for now. While you appreciate quick and easy decisions, today’s energies can have you wondering what’s your next move, or you may struggle with weighing your options for far longer than feels comfortable. It’s best to look for the middle ground. As well, there are real benefits to putting in the effort to build and develop something important to you. Energy and motivation levels will rebuild and increase the more inspired you feel, so take this time to dream and gather your resources or seek out inspiration.
You may be facing some disapproval or blocks today, dear Cancer, as Mars in your sign opposes Saturn. A special someone in your life can be overly serious, critical, or otherwise in your way, for example. Mars has been pumping you up with its transit of your sign, reminding you that you of your independent streak and someone may feel a little left out. Instead, circumstances can seem to block your progress, or you get a general sense that people around you are conservative, unsympathetic, or party poopers now. Whatever the case, it can be challenging to find a real outlet for your desire to do something new and exciting. A compromise may be your best bet, and slowing down can also help you reorient yourself. If you’ve been taking on too many commitments lately, you’re now likely to feel drained. Look for inspiration from educational, travel, publishing, or promotional pursuits and goals.
Today’s Mars-Saturn opposition can serve as a reminder of certain rules, obstacles, or realities, dear Leo. It’s a time for slowing or buckling down and attending to a small health problem or motivation issue. Aim to keep the larger plan or end goal in sight so that you’re not focusing on the monotony of specific tasks. Even though you can be feeling a little stuck right now, and it’s difficult to see, you are moving forward. Your desire to connect with others is strong, but you have a private streak these days. It can be particularly difficult to integrate these things right now. Whether or not to take a personal or creative risk may be a question now that doesn’t have an easy answer! You might seek some inspiration through a private conversation or an important observation. A Mars-Neptune aspect also active can open up channels for expressing your deeper desires or secret dreams and fantasies. Something you’ve missed or overlooked can now emerge and complete the picture. Treat this as a time for reflection that can ultimately redirect you in personal and professional areas.
Today’s Mars-Saturn aspect asks us, in some manner, to slow down, dear Virgo. There can be a sudden reminder of responsibilities or obligations that need your attention and that slow down your social life, or there can be some disapproval coming from someone in your life that has a similar discouraging effect. Impulsive, impatient, and rash moves are unlikely to lead to reward right now. Saturn serves as a reminder not to take on more initiatives before finishing what you’ve already started. Today is best for hard work attention to detail and conservative rather than bold moves. You may, however, gain some inspiration from a friend or partner. Slowing down and pacing yourself makes the most sense so that your intuition kicks in.
A Mars-Saturn aspect today points to the need to slow down to catch your breath, dear Libra, or it may suggest your attention is needed at home or with family. An obstacle can be frustrating as it seems to break the momentum, but is ultimately good for you, especially if you’ve been pushing too hard. There can be a reality to face or a delay that you hadn’t anticipated. You may very well be torn between dealing with a personal matter and outside demands. Aim to do what truly needs doing and avoid wasting precious time stressing over things you can’t change. While you’d rather jump on opportunities, you may need to pace yourself and wait for real (or better) leads. Bringing more imagination to your work or routines can be rewarding now, and you could find support for your projects and work efforts. It may be that the more creative or inspiring your work, the more productive you’ll be right now.
A Mars-Saturn aspect across your communications sectors today can produce a delay or frustration, dear Scorpio. Something may seem to discourage you or slow you down. With this energy active, the more you push, the stronger the resistance. You might be tied down by mundane activities, correcting errors, errands, chores, and other responsibilities that you hadn’t anticipated or put out of your mind. If you’ve been neglecting problem areas, they may demand your attention now. While today’s obstacles seem to break the momentum, the workarounds that result can draw your attention to areas that need correcting. Look for a balance between freedom and comfort, even if it means reducing or cutting out some activities. As well, certain people can be inspirational and supportive now.
With today’s Mars-Saturn aspect, dear Sagittarius, responsibilities or duties can seem to pull you out of your private world and bring you back down to earth. In a relationship, there can be a clash of values or boundaries, or there may be problems related to possessiveness. Common sense and instincts can be at war, but after wrestling with an issue, you may very well discover that you can wait for something a little longer. If you’ve been pushing your boundaries, the need to pace yourself becomes apparent. Consider conserving your energy for what truly matters. If you do, you’ll be in a better position to let your intuition kick in, drawing you to activities that help you overcome problems, heal, or pursue a dream. Energy will increase as inspiration builds, so seek out meaningful activities.
Saturn in your sign is clashing with Mars in your partnership sector today, dear Capricorn, and this can produce a conflict with a significant someone or a general sense that people and circumstances around you seem to be chaotic or out of your control. Others may seem to push and prod you, or they pull your attention away from what you want to do the most. While you may very well need to draw boundaries, it’s probably better to tone down criticisms. Watch for being restrictive with people you care about. It’s also best to recognize where you may be pushing your limits. Aim to open up to opportunities that can emerge to connect with someone special or to come up with fabulous ideas and conclusions with someone. You might discover creative solutions to problems, and the more inspired you feel, the easier it will be to regain your motivation and energy levels.
A Mars-Saturn influence occurs along your health and service axis today, dear Aquarius, and circumstances this week are likely to alert you to areas of life where you’ve been moving too quickly or where you haven’t been considering what’s better for you in the long-term. The challenge may be to convince yourself that you have the right to relax. Consider ways to incorporate more time in your routine for attention to your inner world and mental health. Pressures to perform and excel are with you, but you need to make regular time for rest. While it can seem that the momentum is broken, it is more likely a necessary slowdown that’s also quite temporary. In fact, you might discover some worthwhile ideas related to health and wellness, and you’ll find that certain people in your life are entirely in your corner.
With a Mars-Saturn aspect today, dear Pisces, you might feel stifled creatively or temporarily blocked or confined. Expressing yourself freely doesn’t seem to come easily, or brings on negative feedback. Instead, there could be challenges related to a group endeavor or friendship, especially if you are attempting to steer them in a different direction. Whatever the case, the matter requires patience. You’ll do best if you can pace yourself and deal with whatever delay or rule needs your attention first and foremost. As well, aim to recognize the need to focus on your current responsibilities before seeking out new horizons.
Concessions made now can ultimately help you reduce stress and pressure.
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.