- The Moon is in Virgo until 2:50 PM, after which the Moon is in Libra.
- The void Moon occurs from 1:18 PM to 2:50 PM.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 11th, 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:
The desire to connect or create something beautiful or unique is strong today, dear Aries. Venus will end its transit of your sign tomorrow, but before it goes, Venus connects harmoniously with Mars, your ruler. Personal appeal is super, and you can be charmingly forthright, sincere, and straightforward with your requests and communications. People are falling in love with your unique style, and you manage to be both assertive and charming. Attempts to reach out to someone can be very successful today. It’s a powerful time for connecting with others in creative ways, and your magnetism is excellent. The Moon heads into your partnership sector later today, further spotlighting social ease and popularity.
You have boosted appeal today, dear Taurus. You are ready to defend yourself and your worth or value, but you are best off proving your value with positive actions. There is more competition, fire, and energy in your feeling nature, and your love life can mirror this. Money-making ideas can be uniquely creative now. There could be new and intriguing business proposals, or you may have the opportunity to make impressive progress with a project, talent, or business idea. Perhaps some “retail therapy” is up your alley now! Releasing stress through physical or creative activities can be excellent for you. While you’re taking your time with your affections, you’re nevertheless turning some heads, and the mystery involved can perhaps only serve to boost your appeal to others further.
Others seem particularly cooperative today, dear Gemini, and you may be seeking out special attention or camaraderie. Reaching out to others and taking the lead or initiative brings rewards now. You may meet someone special through a group, friend, or networking as Venus and Mars connect harmoniously just a day before Mars leaves your sign. It may be the perfect time to make a move. The appreciation of a friend may motivate you to go after what you want. Friendships and love relationships can strengthen or enliven, and you are giving off warm and stimulating vibes. There can be invitations or simply more desire to seek people out and follow up on connections made. It’s a creative day that seems to highlight you in attractive ways.
Your charisma turns up a notch today, dear Cancer, and part of your appeal right now has to do with some mystery, as you’re keeping some things to yourself. This energy can play out on both personal and professional levels. Keeping some things to yourself while smiling for the camera seems to be what works for you at the moment, although the day also encourages us to be ourselves and to express ourselves directly and confidently. Today’s Venus-Mars connection stimulates your need for more dynamism and creative expression in your work and possibly your private life as well. You are glowing on a professional level, and others tend to follow your lead or flock to you for advice. Mars is on the verge of entering your sign, and this can be an important day for understanding your deeper desires.
The need for good company and interesting experiences can motivate you into action today, dear Leo. You might enjoy opportunities to meet special people through long-distance communications, cultural events, higher education, acquaintances, or groups with a Venus-Mars connection active today, or you can find pleasure and inspiration through these things. You’re inclined to express your feelings straightforwardly today, and this forthcoming approach truly works in your favor. Conversations with friends can be inspiring and stimulating. Affection is more comfortable to express than usual, and a motivating, exciting connection may be made through networking, friends, or studies. Creative ideas can emerge now, and some gently motivating competition can get you going.
A Venus-Mars connection today can subtly boost an intimate relationship or a career prospect, dear Virgo, or perhaps your reputation with Mars at the top of your solar chart. You might get professional support or backing. The kind of competition emerging today is more motivating than disruptive, and it can be quite inspiring, in fact, gently nudging you to do your best or up your game. You can be motivated to make a connection or find channels to satisfy a burning desire. Investigation or seeking out hidden answers or resources can be successful. There can be progress, improvement, or excitement in an intimate relationship. A buzz of excitement in your personal or professional life can figure strongly now, and you may very well experience a boost of charisma on the job.
A pleasant aspect between your ruler, Venus, and counterpart Mars occurs today, dear Libra, and sets up the perfect environment for pairing up and enjoying engaging activities or conversations with a particular person in your life. Even a counseling session can be especially fruitful as others have something to reveal to you about yourself. A bit of competition or an exciting possibility can motivate you to give a little more. You could find yourself on the same or compatible page as a significant other. This can also be an exciting time for learning something new or for the sparking of a new interest. You can feel both peaceful and pleasantly stimulated as you focus on positive reinforcement and healthy competition. Your appeal is great today.
Providing a service or volunteering your help to someone today can be enormously rewarding, dear Scorpio, as Venus in your work and health sector connects with Mars. There is ease or a natural, warm feel to intimate matters, as well as a sense of peace and acceptance with yourself, and this is very attractive to others! You can feel a strong urge to make something beautiful, to create, and to bring more harmony into your world, and you’re likely to give a little more in whatever you do. You’re especially well-liked in your place of work and with people in your daily environment, or there can be social opportunities through your work or chores. There can be positive channels opening up to you for healing and health-building pursuits, and this can be a good time for physical therapy of some sort.
A Venus-Mars connection occurring in your love and relationship sectors today points to warm benefits from being around others, dear Sagittarius. Your appeal is powerful today, and others may pull you into activities that you enjoy, or they somehow inspire you to action. Relationships are ever so slightly competitive or spicy now, and this can motivate you to give a little more. Or, motivation to express yourself can be strong, making it an excellent time for creative work or pleasure-seeking activities. Feedback from others can be motivating, and interactions can be inspired and inspiring. Romantic feelings can drive you, or the urge to create something special and unique can figure strongly. The Moon’s move into your social sector later today boosts your popularity further.
This is a time for handling creative pursuits and even romantic relationships with maturity and finesse, dear Capricorn. There is good energy for coming together with someone special to get an important task done, or even for a simple pep talk. You can feel stronger through another person today, yet you’re in great shape for independent actions. You’ll find that interactions are a little spicy but also quite dynamic, and very capable of boosting your spirits and perhaps even your confidence. Action around the house or with your work can be therapeutic. Connections may be made through your work or pursuit of health and wellness. You’re interested in putting a little more of yourself into any task you take on today, and it shows in the final product.
A Venus-Mars connection stimulates your need for creative or romantic interactions today, dear Aquarius, and might even stir you to reach out and express your feelings to someone special. You’re communicating with more punch. Creative self-expression flows smoothly today, and you may feel inspired or motivated to up your game. Winning and enjoying a competition can figure strongly now. You are more spontaneous than usual today, and interactions with friends and children are exceptionally warm and fun. People energize you today–and you, them. Actively showing you care, helping out, and boosting people up can be rewarding. Actions truly do speak louder than words! You might turn to physical activities or games to release built-up tension.
Your interests have been quite personal and often material in recent days, dear Pisces, but today brings a stronger awareness of your need for making connections. Your drive to taste life, and to appreciate it, seems to dominate today. Much of this can revolve around personal possessions and beauty and comfort in the home, but you’re also feeling quite creative and a little more confident about pursuing your needs and wants. This is a good day for magnetizing people and perhaps things to you, and circumstances seem to showcase your natural talents. A creative business idea may come together now. Personal comfort, artistry, aesthetics, decoration and prized possessions can be in high focus. Ideas for improving your finances, comfort levels, and home life stand out as special.
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.