- The Moon is in Cancer until 3:15 PM, after which the Moon transits Leo.
- The void Moon occurs from 10:10 AM to 3:15 PM.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase until 4:42 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- The New Moon occurred on the 3rd in the sign of Gemini. The First Quarter Moon will happen on the 10th.
- Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto are retrograde.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
While you can begin the day needing some downtime, dear Aries, later today you’re likely to crave more interaction. A Jupiter-Uranus aspect can lead you to believe you should make a quick decision, particularly related to money, that is unlikely to be as pressing as it first appears. Avoid the trap of looking outside of yourself when assessing your worth. Feel and enjoy your accomplishments before considering whether you shoot for more. Jupiter in your solar ninth house this year finds you needing some freedom to explore and discover the world around you above and beyond your duties and obligations. Pursuits that are a bit too routine or confining can frustrate now, and it’s a good idea to find constructive ways to freshen things up. Be sure to make space for mental explorations in your life. Later today, you can make exciting discoveries, particularly about money, home, or domestic matters. You might seek out alternative methods to the usual way of doing things, and can be quite satisfied as a result.
There is likely to be some restlessness today, dear Taurus. While you’re seeking a little more intimacy or depth in your relationships and projects, you’re sensitive to any of these things that seem to be infringing upon your independence right now. A Jupiter-Uranus aspect occurring now reminds you of the need for a change of pace, particularly on an emotional level but also with how you approach your intimate life. It can be a time for breaking out of a relating rut or a specific routine that’s not getting you the results you crave. Taking smalls steps toward making constructive changes rather than making sudden or dramatic moves is your best bet. Not recognizing your need for refreshment can lead to irritating disruptions or even immature behavior. Self-awareness helps you to act rather than react. Fortunately, you are more fluent than usual when it comes to expressing your ideas. This is a time for a bright idea or intellectual win. The Moon’s move to the bottom of your solar chart later today can bring on a real craving for familiarity and comfort, however.
Jupiter’s tense relationship with Uranus today can stir up some restlessness if you’ve been out of touch with your need for change and progress, dear Gemini. Watch for the temptation to jump into (or out of) something hastily. Jupiter’s transit of your partnership sector helps you relate with a significant other in your life in more satisfying and rewarding ways, and it’s a good year for seeing a person as a whole rather than focusing on the irritating parts! Today, however, there is some tendency to rebel if things become too close for comfort. Be sure to recognize this need for space, both for yourself and someone important to you, since feelings of being confined or hemmed in can lead to unnecessary conflicts if left unattended. Your need for some “alone time” is real, and the trick now is to find the right balance. Later today, you can quite suddenly find an answer to, or understand, something that you previously found baffling. News tends to be favorable, new ideas are abundant, and people tend to be supportive of your opinions and thoughts.
Watch for impulsive moves that don’t serve you well today, dear Cancer. A Jupiter-Uranus aspect active today, if misunderstood, can lead to poor decision-making, particularly in the areas of friends, work, and habits. It can be challenging to concentrate on your duties with distractions in your social life, but it’s best not to throw something out too quickly now, even if the temptation is strong. Jupiter in your solar sixth house this year is generally excellent for work and health pursuits, and you’re likely to find more pleasure and reward in your daily routines. Today’s transit, however, reminds you that if you take on too much, you’re likely to feel quite hemmed in or restless. Even too much of a good thing can wear you down, particularly since you’re craving freedoms to do your own thing. Consider ways to make constructive changes instead of merely reacting randomly to problems. Ideally, you’ll get some extra space for creativity and ad lib changes. The Moon leaves your sign later today, heading into your resources sector and helping to settle your emotions. Also tonight, you can be in an excellent position to solve a problem or two, not only for yourself but for others as well. It’s certainly a good time to get your point across, and others may be admiring your originality.
You may want to watch for impulsive energy today, dear Leo, mainly related to your work and relationships. There is a tendency to make decisions hastily merely because you’re restless for a change and uncomfortable in an undecided state. Jupiter’s transit of your solar fifth house this year generally encourages you to express yourself more playfully and spontaneously. Its challenging aspect with Uranus this month can leave you craving novelty, independence, and creative room, making it necessary not to weigh yourself down with too many demanding pursuits. At the same time, overdoing the leisure side of your life can make it challenging to pursue your larger goals and ambitions. Acting to make changes rather than reacting to changes is best, and so is seeking satisfying ways to spice up your life without going overboard. The Moon moves into your sign later today, reinforcing your need for independence and spontaneity. There can also be an impulse to contact someone, or someone might surprise you by contacting you. Be sure to break the routine even just a little to enjoy some breakthrough thinking.
There is some impulsive energy with you today related to studies, publishing, or travel, dear Virgo. You may feel pulled in different directions, and the frustration of indecision could lead you to form a hasty conclusion. Look for ways to improve your living conditions or to renew a project related to family or home life, but do keep your need for new or mind-expanding experiences in mind. Jupiter’s transit of your home and family sector this year fuels your enthusiasm for your domestic pursuits, but do watch that you don’t overload yourself with projects that keep you confined. You may be craving some emotional excitement, and if you leave this unattended, disruptions and instigations may result. Recognizing your need for certain freedoms and connecting with inner desires for change will help you make constructive adjustments. Dare to do things just a little differently, and avoid taking on so much that you leave little room for other pursuits or you feel hemmed in. The Moon heads into your privacy sector later today, also pointing to the need for a change of routine. Tonight, your thinking is especially inventive and innovative.
Today can be a little tense in spots, especially if you’ve been feeling restless, dear Libra, and you may want to push something forward too quickly when it needs more time to develop. Try not to give in to this pressure. Jupiter’s transit of your solar third house this year is excellent for enjoying your daily affairs, personal interests, contacts, and studies. You’re enthusiastic, but you should watch for taking on so much that you feel trapped, overloaded, and decidedly un-free! Jupiter’s minor challenging aspect with Uranus today reminds you of this possibility. It’s not a time for following every rule to the letter, and while there can be some tensions stimulated, you can find ways to work with the energy instead of allowing it to work you up. Be flexible if there are small changes in your schedule or disruptions in your routine since they may very well lead to fun and informative detours. Look for ways to do things just a little differently so that thinking and connecting stays fresh. Tonight, new ideas and alternative methods can be inspiring.
There may be some relationship drama or a bit of upheaval this week, dear Scorpio, with Uranus in your partnership sector in challenging aspect to Jupiter in your finance sector. Watch for pressure to make a quick decision. An issue is unlikely to be as important as it seems in the heat of the moment. Surprise elements can throw you a little off-center now. The desire for something different can take hold, but you may not know precisely why you’re feeling restless. The best way to handle this is to recognize a need for change rather than pushing it to the side and allowing arbitrary restlessness power your decisions. Aim to make changes rather than react to things happening to you. Others may be unreliable, or a partner’s values can seem starkly different than yours. Even though you have a strong drive to enjoy comfortable and familiar activities these days, you may find that making some accommodations for others can have its payoffs, even if it takes you out of your comfort zone just a little. The Moon heads to the top of your solar chart later today, and this reminds you of your ambitions and accomplishments. While it’s best to watch for impulsive decisions, conversations can be very fruitful and even inspiring later today.
Today’s Jupiter-Uranus aspect can introduce a surprise element to your world this week, dear Sagittarius, mainly related to work, health, and daily affairs, and this can throw you a little off-center. It’s best not to make hasty decisions as a result. Jupiter continues to transit your sign this year, boosting your confidence until December. Its connection with Uranus today reminds you that too much of even a good thing can weigh you down–Uranus wants you to keep some options open! Aim to seek out ways to refresh and enliven your life in areas that have become a little too dull or lifeless, and be sure that you’re not overcommitting. The key will be to keep things light and spontaneous. You may want to change plans due to rather sudden revelations. The Moon moves into harmony with your sign later today, and you seek out easy, happy activities and people. While you should watch for too-quick decisions, an intellectual adventure comes to the rescue and excites you.
Jupiter’s transit of your privacy sector until December is a good one for finding peace with the past and joy in quiet activities or solitude, dear Capricorn. Jupiter clashes with Uranus in a minor aspect today, and this influence can point to some disruptions and cravings for change or freedom. Others (or circumstances) may surprise you and temporarily throw you off-center. This aspect is a longer-term one that will stick with you until October and is strong this week. Disruptions in the usual routine may not always be welcome, but they may very well lead to exciting detours, bringing on just the right kind of refreshment you’re craving. Small changes can lead to significant improvements, particularly related to your creative world and romantic life, but this can also be about the adjustments you make to your thinking and attitude that have a positive impact on your life. Learning new things about your emotional needs can lead to exciting new beginnings. The Moon moves into your intimacy sector later today, and your emotional focus intensifies further. In-depth pursuits may be just what you need now.
Today’s Jupiter-Uranus aspect points to surprise events or feelings related to friends, home, and family, that can throw you off-center or skew your thinking temporarily, dear Aquarius. Try not to make overly quick decisions just now. The chances are that you’re feeling pressured about a matter, but that you have more time to resolve things than it currently appears. There can also be a strong desire to do a makeover of some regions of your life. Listen to your discontent, but avoid pushing yourself to take on too much at once. Too much even of a good thing can start to infringe upon your sense of freedom. The Jupiter-Uranus influence today reminds you to keep some options open. Avoid overscheduling, even if you’re feeling very enthusiastic about specific activities and projects, so that you leave some room for spontaneity and personal space as well. This aspect can stimulate a need for change and freedom, but the specifics may not be easy to pinpoint, and resistance might lead to unnecessary frustrations or tensions. Recognizing your need for refreshment is paramount now since it allows you the opportunity to take charge and make the changes you want. While we tend to be a little too impulsive much of today, later on, there is good energy with you for breakthrough thinking.
A minor challenging aspect between Jupiter and Uranus occurring today is influencing much of the year, dear Pisces, but is in particularly strong focus this week. It may put the pressure on you to make quick decisions, or it can throw a surprise element into your life, but it’s best not to rush decisions. Sometimes we need a rush of frustration to motivate us to make a change, and this may be it. Jupiter’s transit of your career and reputation sector this year is an excellent one for nurturing your confidence to reach for your goals, but this week, it’s essential to keep your plans flexible and to leave some options open. You need the room to explore, discover, create, and come to your own conclusions or else you’ll feel hemmed in. This aspect reminds you not to overload your plate. Your need for change is best recognized and channeled into an appropriate outlet, or there can be some minor misunderstandings. You are seeking out more interesting and offbeat ideas and subjects now, and later today especially, it’s vital for you to take a break from your usual routine, particularly on an intellectual level.
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.