- The Moon is in Libra all day.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase until 4:15 AM, after which the Moon is in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurs today at 4:15 AM.
- Mars spends its first full day in Aries (Mars transits Aries for much longer than usual, from June 27, 2020, to January 6, 2021).
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from June 18-July 12).
- Venus is direct and in its post-retrograde shadow until July 29th.
- Current retrogrades: Mercury Rx, Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesWith Mars now in your sign, dear Aries, channeling its extra energy might not always come naturally, but today you are more able to do so constructively. It’s a good time for working on physical skills and fitness, with the focus on fine-tuning. Mars harmonizes with Saturn today, and you can enjoy feeling organized and together. It also helps you to radiate quiet confidence naturally. Others are very interested in what you do and say, and they easily respect you for taking the lead or for your actions right now. You can be the go-to person when it comes to advice or leadership. While you are quite happy to express your independence, others nevertheless benefit you now. Even so, there can be some feelings of deflation if you do not see eye to eye with someone on a matter that is close to your heart. Keep in mind that a different perspective helps you understand yourself and your life a little better. Sometimes, a bit of conflict is necessary before you get to a state of peace, which may be the case today.
TaurusWork or practical matters tend to flow along well today, dear Taurus, primarily because you’re embracing responsibilities. The benefits might also extend to personal matters. You’re drawing on self-discipline and tying up loose ends. Getting organized comes more naturally, and seems to be the key to boosting your confidence. It also makes loads of sense after a somewhat organization-compromised period recently. With Mars in a behind-the-scenes area of your solar chart, you may be doing more work or putting in extra effort in the background, and it benefits you to do so. It might please you to do something charitable or to take action on an important matter anonymously now. Singular focus and a step-by-step approach seem to be the best strategies today. With only a little bit of effort and some direction, you can succeed at pretty much anything you set out to do. The day may be on the dull side, but also productive. Consider that with the Moon square retrograde Mercury today, it’s best not to get too worked up about differences of opinion or missed directions.
GeminiYou seem to tune into the more serious or practical topics in your conversations today, dear Gemini, but this energy is not as dull as it sounds. Beneficial information can come your way. You might connect with others in practical, supportive ways. Listening leads to the most benefits. It’s also an active day for common sense, particularly revolving around a business, personal projects, and health matters. Feeling that you can rely on the people in your life helps lift your spirits. You can experience a strong desire to go the distance for a person in your life or to share a learning experience with someone. Still, you’re also gravitating toward leisure activities today with the Moon transiting your solar fifth house. It’s important to exercise the same patience you seem to have with your practical affairs with people in your life. It’s best not to jump to communicate something if you haven’t given it much thought with the deliberate energies of the day.
CancerSolid effort comes more effortlessly today, dear Cancer, so be sure to pour your energies into something worth your while. You’re likely to enjoy a firmer sense of purpose after up-in-the-air influences. You have more stamina and patience than usual to see something through, or to work on an endeavor that doesn’t have immediate rewards and results but that will produce for you over the long term. It’s a good time to quit a bad habit, or to take steps towards that end, and for a boost in your reputation, as others recognize your positive actions. Applying yourself to something useful and working solidly at it is most beneficial today. Mars, at the top of your solar chart, is forming a smooth aspect with Saturn, boosting your credibility. A higher-up might notice and appreciate your efforts. With the Moon in your solar fourth house all day, the appeal of safety and comfort is a draw nevertheless. Try not to give in to pressures to make quick decisions or to speak up about a matter too soon.
LeoWith today’s Mars-Saturn aspect, dear Leo, you benefit from the appreciation of things as they currently are. There are times to pursue improvements and other times for seeing the beauty in what’s already in place. Realistic assessments can come in handy now. You might see an area where you’ve been pressuring yourself unnecessarily, and it’s satisfying to simplify your life. You’re also allowing room for others to be themselves without pressure to perform or to measure up. It’s easier than usual for you to listen to others and offer quietly supportive advice or commentary. You are better able to concentrate today. You have a chance to demonstrate self-control or restraint. Steady energy is working for you, on personal and professional levels. Still, the Moon spends the day in your communications sector, encouraging you to diversify on some levels. Watch for information overload or dwelling on an unresolved matter from the past as the day advances. You can have a frustrated response to what you feel is unfinished business, but you might consider waiting things out before deciding how to deal with it.
VirgoResearch and analysis are favored today, dear Virgo, as you have both the determination and patience to sink your teeth into things and dig deep. Your pursuits can thrive with added thoroughness and attention to detail. You can be on the reserved side, but sometimes you need this to get things done. Look to actions rather than words today for signs that others care. There can be a desire to work independently and at your own pace, and the focus is likely to be on overcoming obstacles. It’s best to pay attention to one thing at a time to make the most of today’s transits. You’re demonstrating your stable, responsible, and valuable side, particularly regarding your work and health or self-care efforts. Others recognize you for the effort you put forth and your work can thrive as a result. Still, do watch for speaking too soon or too offhand about a topic.
LibraThe day’s energies favor deliberate moves and strategy, dear Libra, although the Moon in your sign tends to egg you on. It’s not the time to jump into something if you haven’t given it much thought. If you’ve deliberated over a relationship matter recently, you might be inclined to seal the deal or to make a commitment now. Almost any kind of partnering issue, personal or business, can be in strong, positive focus. Advice tends to be wise, or you’re seeking solid, mature answers. The day favors showing you care through actions and practical support. Deliberate moves and strategies are favored on almost all levels right now. It’s not a showy, fanciful time, but it’s a good time to feel that you’re on solid ground. You value others most when they’re putting in real effort. Relationships strengthen or someone in your life helps you to feel stronger as an individual. While you feel slightly more emotionally vulnerable than usual, you’re also resilient. Making the most of the energies of today means specializing rather than scatter your energies.
ScorpioAs you follow your heart’s desire, dear Scorpio, your commitment and dedication grow, and you come across with intention. Mars is now transiting your solar sixth house and harmonizes with Saturn today. You can feel especially motivated to organize your life. You can feel full of energy, but you tend to prefer to work or act in privacy for the moment. The day is likely to be busy and productive, and while you can be a little reserved right now, you tend to be in high demand. Work on the home, or at home, can be very productive, and you are likely to focus on real improvement and long-term value and growth. Projects that require precision and attention to detail are a big draw. Personally, there may be some responsibilities to tend to, but you are inclined to feel stronger for meeting them. It’s best to focus on one thing at a time. Practical realities on the home front may need to be faced, but you’re pacing yourself well. You tend to pay special attention to the past and what you may have left unfinished or unresolved.
SagittariusAssertive, action-oriented Mars is now bringing dynamic energy to your romance and pleasure sector, dear Sagittarius. Still, Mars harmonizes with steady Saturn today, encouraging you to slow your roll and bringing rewards for patience. A deliberate approach is not always up your alley, but it helps you make the most of the day’s energies. Think about the long game, and consider the security and practicality of any pursuit for best results. You have a strong sense of which ideas have true potential, and you can be very absorbed in a project. There can also be productive conversations occurring today with or about children, a lover, or a creative partner. While there are no free passes right now, you’re willing to put in the effort to improve your life. You are a little more deliberate in your communications, taking more time than usual to craft your words. You’re expending your energy wisely. Even so, you may have some difficulty getting your head and heart to agree today with the Moon in a challenging aspect to retrograde Mercury. Personal matters may demand a second look.
CapricornThere can be a positive communication incoming that boosts your confidence, dear Capricorn, or a sense that you have a handle on your practical affairs. Mars and Saturn harmonize today, bringing stable energy to your world, particularly to your feelings of security or comfort. The day has just the right feel of intensity that you feel comfortably challenged, which is right up your alley. As you seek truly workable solutions, you seem to feel stronger and determined to find answers. It’s a good time for budgeting, considering important purchases, particularly for family or the home, and for special attention to details. There can be a reason to feel more supported and cared for through someone’s actions. You may be getting serious about your finances. A steady, step-by-step approach to the day works best. It’s not the time for flashiness or going over the top — small, smart, and conservative moves fare best. Bringing a plan down to earth is satisfying–the traditional seems to work best at the moment. Conservative steps towards a goal can figure strongly now. The Moon spends the day at the top of your solar chart, and your focus often turns to your goals, responsibilities, and performance. Try not to succumb to pressure to put something behind you before you’re ready to do so.
AquariusYou are getting your message across with more maturity or authority today, dear Aquarius, with Mars in your communications sector in harmony with Saturn in your sign. You have a strong message, and your patience means others take you seriously. It’s also a good day for work of almost any kind, but particularly projects that require concentration, attention to detail, and planning or strategy. You’re more determined, thinking in the long term, and tuned into relevant, practical details. Some of you could get news of a job or opportunity in the communications field. This is a good time to tighten up your work, idea, or presentation. Tackling the unglamorous details seems to be more palatable and key to success right now. Your intuition is powerful today, but it doesn’t stop you from getting things done! Still, with the Moon continuing its transit of your adventure sector, you need some escape from the ordinary as the day advances.
PiscesYou may be taking action on a private matter today, dear Pisces, with Mars and Saturn acting in harmony. You’re feeling the need to get things done as you sense that you’re moving on from a state of limbo. The day is likely to be busy and productive. Money matters can do well, not necessarily dramatically, but in a steady, confident way. You could be seriously considering a significant purchase or changes made to spending. Even eliminating a redundancy can be very satisfying now. The goal is security over the long term. It’s also a good time to work on a talent, focusing on fine-tuning and small but critical improvements. You feel realistically confident and on top of things so that it’s easy to meet and perhaps exceed your responsibilities. Expressing patience and tolerance is essential for maximum benefit from the day’s energies. However, on a personal level, watch for hasty decisions about a relationship if you’ve left something unresolved.
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.