- The Moon is in Leo.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase until 9:12 PM, after which the Moon is in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurs today at 9:12 PM and the Full Moon will occur on the 18th.
- Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto are retrograde.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
You benefit from taking steps towards feeling a little more secure, dear Aries, with the Sun in your resources sector forming a trine to Saturn. This transit helps ground you and enables you to be better organized or prepared. Efforts to secure a position, stabilize your career, or lock down a steady income may be in the offing for some of you. This is an excellent time for developing, considering, or going over plans. Attention to your practical affairs may often seem like a duty, but today you feel more accomplished and comforted through these activities. This influence is also useful for clout and your reputation. Thinking about the long view is essential and beneficial now. Later today, you can come up with some great ideas about making money, doing business, and home improvement. Solitary or private projects can benefit greatly.
With the Sun in your sign forming a trine to Saturn this morning, dear Taurus, willingness to take care of details or tidy up certain areas of your life can figure strongly now, and you can be very productive. This can be a good time for studies, work on a long-term project, and for gaining practical knowledge. Structured learning can fare well. Planning and design are also favored. A sense that you are on top of things–even in small ways–and meeting responsibilities is empowering. Conservative planning can be rewarding right now. Later today, you might come to a relevant agreement, find others quite accommodating and agreeable, and communication comes easily. With a sincere interest in one another, relationships get a nice boost.
With a Sun-Saturn trine this morning, dear Gemini, good energy is with you for meeting responsibilities and enjoying a stronger feeling of certainty or purposefulness, continuing from yesterday. This is a day for accepting reality in your life and feeling stronger for it, and it’s also useful for self-acceptance. A pragmatic and systematic approach can be the key to success in the first half of the day. Emotional or intimate matters also benefit from more explicit expectations. Later today, others are drawn to you in subtle ways, and a gentle approach to the world serves you best. You’ll find people more agreeable than usual, and this is most pleasing. Conversations flow with mutual respect in the mix.
With a Sun-Saturn trine this morning, it’s a good time for putting more faith in people–or a special person–in your life, dear Cancer. It’s also a time for establishing rules, guidelines, plans, and strategies. There can be a focus on both business and happiness goals, and plans seem to be coming together. Today is an excellent time for doing the legwork and accomplishing practical things that lead to a feeling that your life is more manageable. Putting your life into better order, particularly your social life, and knowing what or who you can count on, can be in focus in the first half of the day. As the day advances, you’re drawn to people with similar ideas, but you are also happy to interact with people who can expand upon these things, or who introduce you to new perspectives.
With a Sun-Saturn trine this morning, dear Leo, it’s a good time for bringing a little more structure to your life, mainly through work and daily routines. You can be coming across with a bit more authority, and people in power see you in a particularly favorable light. People tend to put their trust or faith in you today. You might discover good advice and information that helps you with your practical affairs. Your attention span is long, and you seem to have the energy to get things done, possibly fueled by a feeling of purposefulness and a clear sense of your priorities. Later today, there is likely to be interesting and potentially vital information circling around you. Conversations are two-way.
The Sun-Saturn trine that occurs this morning harmonizes with your sign, dear Virgo, as both bodies are in fellow Earth signs, and it can give you a nice boost. You may be feeling better about a relationship or relationship status, perhaps more supported or confident that you’re headed in the right direction. Or, you may benefit from a connection to someone mature, unique, and helpful. It’s also a beautiful time to work on a creative project or studies. The universe seems to be showing you how bringing a little more orderliness to your life is most beneficial right now. Later today, you find yourself entirely in your element, and a pleasant conversation can figure strongly. You can also be an expert go-between.
There is strong energy with you again today for organizing and bringing a little more order or structure to your life, dear Libra, in small but significant ways. This can work on both emotional and mundane or physical levels with the Sun and Saturn in harmony in your emotional sectors. There is an excellent ability to see things more clearly and realistically, and this aids decision-making while boosting your confidence. It’s a time for strengthening areas of your life that may be a little vulnerable so that they can withstand challenges at a later date. Taking care of your responsibilities makes sense and contributes to the understanding that you’re useful and productive. You may be considering getting a loan or finding reasonable and practical ways to improve your living conditions.
With a Sun-Saturn trine this morning, practical news, tidbits, and advice can circulate, dear Scorpio, and you feel entirely on top of things. Your feet are on the ground, and this is an empowering feeling. You are comforted by seeing things a little more clearly, especially since this can make decision making especially effective. Accepting limitations frees you up from the stress of overshooting and reduces pressures. People could be turning to you for advice today, and productive conversations can figure strongly. You benefit from a practical viewpoint now, and both your projects and relationships can feel steadier or more manageable. Today has a natural kind of energy to it that doesn’t demand attention but gets it anyhow.
A Sun-Saturn aspect this morning holds some very practical and beneficial energy for straightening things out, dear Sagittarius. Tap into the rewards of this influence by channeling some of your energy into organizing an area of your life that can use some tidying. Sorting activities fare best, and moderate financial and business moves are generally favored. This can also be an excellent time to get into a more practical or realistic frame of mind about your talents and resources as well as health and wellness. Making plans and lists or schedules can benefit you in this especially clear period when a healthy dose of common sense seems especially refreshing. Later today is excellent for rectifying problems or misunderstandings through clear conversations if something needs repair.
Today’s Sun-Saturn trine can bring refreshing clarity to your life, dear Capricorn, and this reduces pressure. It’s a time for accepting your responsibilities and enjoying the feeling of accomplishment that comes as you fulfill them. The extra effort you put into learning, creative, or mental tasks today can bring rewards down the road. Others may be appreciating your more reliable, responsible, and patient side today. Knowing what to expect and being able to separate fact from fiction are comforting things for you. Later today, a potentially healing conversation might occur with a partner or best friend. Interactions are fair and two-way.
This morning’s Sun-Saturn trine brings a practical flavor to your world, dear Aquarius. There may be the need to organize or attend to an obligation, but it feels good to do your duties, and life seems clearer and more purposeful now. You can benefit from some structure, order, and self-discipline, particularly when it comes to your relationships and emotions. Making lists and plans can be comforting. When you know what to expect, you feel more relaxed and can be more productive. If this were to happen every day, you’d become bored fast, but this transit comes at a most convenient time, and it’s likely to feel quite refreshing rather than dull. As the day advances, keep your mind peaceful, and you can learn and gain insights into recent events or problems.
This morning’s Sun-Saturn harmonious aspect points to feeling stronger on a mental level, dear Pisces, as it builds your confidence that you can get over hurdles and obstacles. This is a good day for making plans and formulating strategies–your patience can carry you far. Realistic thinking benefits you and feels satisfying. You have a good sense of your capabilities and expectations as you take into account the limits of time, making planning and decision-making easier. Supporting friends or practical news or advice can be in positive focus. Others tend to support you, and a love interest can be especially intrigued. Your ability to communicate effectively boosts social relationships later today. It’s a good time for relaxing recreation as well, or for taking a break to refresh and rejuvenate yourself by either doing the things you most enjoy doing or avoiding the things that leave you feeling drained.
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.