- The Moon is in Gemini all day.
- There is no void Moon today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase.
- The New Moon occurred yesterday in the sign of Gemini.
- Current retrogrades: Venus Rx, Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Pluto Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou’re in an idea-focused cycle, dear Aries. Your mind can be buzzing with things you want and need to do, and this can be an exciting time. However, you can feel a little overstimulated today, or interruptions seem to steer you off course just for the time being. Aim to stay flexible and keep your schedule open since changes or detours may lead you in positive directions. It may be best to be mindful of what you say and decide since we tend to rush these things with a Mercury-Uranus transit active today. People might interpret your communications as impatient or rebellious, and it’s not an ideal time to accomplish things cooperatively. Turning your attention to old projects or interests or returning to recent conversations can be useful now.
TaurusYou can be a little premature with your conclusions today, dear Taurus, as there can be some substantial chunks of information that you’re missing. The temptation is big to make quick decisions or talk out of turn, and it may be best to tame this. Changes in plans and distractions can be frustrating, but they might lead to exciting new ideas and methods, so keep an open mind and schedule. This can be a day in which interruptions steer you off course temporarily, and with mental energy running high, it’s best to consciously seek out moments to pause and take a break. Take the time to think up new ways to protect, improve, or build your resources, and aim to be receptive for best results now.
GeminiThe Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Gemini, and you’re paying more attention to your emotional needs. You’re particularly charming now, although perhaps a little distant or hard to pin down. You’re not necessarily more emotional than usual, but you’re certainly more in touch with what you’re feeling. You can be rather distractable right now, however, as you’re less patient with repetitive work or thinking, and you crave a little more mental excitement. Keep an open mind as changes of plans may end up working in your favor. However, try to avoid too quick decisions and acting on impulses with so much going on in your head. Working towards the goal of increased happiness and health are in strong focus.
CancerYou’ll want to break out of limiting patterns of thought or communication today, dear Cancer. While this can be a good thing, do watch for rebellious or impulsive decisions. It’s also important to pay more attention to the time and to be mindful of others’ schedules as interruptions are more likely than usual. Aim to stay flexible and avoid speaking too soon on a matter for best results, but when it’s safe to do so, allow your mind to wander. Friends or networks can bring surprises or unexpected news that throws you a little off course. Distractions and interruptions can make it hard to concentrate. Although you’re itching to make changes, consider them carefully before implementing them. It would help if you had a break from demanding situations today. You’re likely to enjoy private time thoroughly. Emotionally, you may be keeping parts of you to yourself, and you’re inclined to reminisce. Activities that honor your need to reconnect with your inner spirit are particularly timely now.
LeoThis is a good day for seeking out feedback, dear Leo, although not the most reliable time. It’s not ideal for concentration or focus, but it’s strong for new ideas and interesting conversations. You can find yourself attracted to a variety of things, or surprising conversations, news, or conclusions might be drawn now. Your mind may race to the point of feeling too jittery to relax later today. Make allowances for unexpected changes and interruptions of your usual schedule, and stay as flexible as possible. Sometimes, just a little emotional detachment gives you more freedom to be yourself and not worry too much about what other people expect of you. You might discover new goals, skills, and ideas as you network, and perhaps some information that happily fills in a few blanks or rewrites a situation in a pleasant way.
VirgoAs much as you’d like to follow a passion or interest today, dear Virgo, you’ll likely find plenty to distract you. Part of the reason for this can be that you’re bored with routine just for now, particularly if you aren’t allowed the freedom to think creatively. Watch for impulsive decision-making today. Speaking too soon on a matter is something to watch for with Mercury at the top of your chart, drawing more attention to your communications than usual. It’s not that you should dismiss your ideas and more about allowing time for them to round out, develop, and mature before acting on them. If you’re faced with pressures or sudden attention when you’d rather spend some time alone, gracefully bow out and seek out ways to build up emotional strength. This can be an excellent time to enjoy the rewards of recent accomplishments, however, and you can particularly enjoy what you’re doing or your responsibilities.
LibraSomeone can be unreliable one minute and the source of inspiration the next today, dear Libra. However, through a bit of instability today, interesting ideas are developing, and you stand to gain some insight into your relationships and your projects or prospects. Changes in your schedule or interruptions may very well lead to fresh ideas and experiences. Aim to reduce excess stimulants today since your mind is hopping all on its own. It may not be straightforward to put it on pause when you need rest. You can be in the mood for something a little different from the usual, as you want to feel that you’re growing, learning, or improving. Grab opportunities to lighten up and release stress.
ScorpioYou’re more involved with your passions and projects at this time, dear Scorpio. As much as you’d like to immerse yourself in what you love, there can be interruptions to deal with that make it difficult to concentrate fully today. As well, you can be driven to distraction rather easily. Haste makes waste now, and communications or directions can take the biggest hit. Routines can feel far too dull, so choose to make changes if you’re restless, but don’t rush them. It’s a good idea to reduce irritants and overstimulating situations. While energies now can be oddly flustering, changes of mind or schedule can lead to fresh ideas. There can be sudden awakenings and insights into your need for independence or relationships. Sudden infatuations or turnarounds of feelings can figure strongly.
SagittariusYou’re in a better position to see where areas of your life have fallen out of balance, dear Sagittarius, and may now begin seeking ways to bring things back into order. Still, order can be a little hard to come by with today’s Mercury-Uranus aspect, although it’s temporary. Plus, a small amount of chaos can stimulate fresh ideas. You’re not interested in the same old routine or patterns of relating. Absent-mindedness can be an issue if you’re stuck dealing with mundane details. Watch for a tendency to speak too soon and give others some leniency for what they might say, as things may be a little half-baked at the moment and not accurate representations of true feelings. Obstacles can disappear with compassion and willingness to understand.
CapricornYou’re more focused on details, methods, and routines right now, dear Capricorn, but interruptions are likely with today’s Mercury-Uranus transit. This influence can keep your mind racing even when your body’s begging for rest. There can be a slightly competitive or restless energy to the day. The best use of it is to do some outside-of-the-box thinking. Many of the issues that seem to be tripping you up now are very temporary, perhaps leading to small changes and adjustments that improve your life. Mixing work or chores with pleasure is not always successful, but today it may very well be. It would help if you had some recreation and perhaps a little pampering, but you also need to get things done to feel complete.
AquariusYou’re seeking out fresh and exciting ideas or methods today, dear Aquarius, and it can be difficult to stay in the moment or keep focused on what’s in front of you as a result. You might be looking for new challenges. You’d rather do something original than concentrate on the tried and true, which can seem dull just for the time being. You may be easily sidetracked, particularly if you try to juggle many things. Still, the Moon spends the day in your creative sector and aligns with pleasure-seeking Venus, and if you follow your heart in some manner, you’ll feel more complete. The day’s energies tend to keep you guessing, but paying attention to your need for leisure and play can be soothing and helpful at this time of the lunar month.
PiscesThe Sun and Moon in your home and family sector today encourages taking a break from the hustle and bustle, dear Pisces, even if your mind is still working overtime. Pulling yourself out of busy settings may be necessary, although your curiosity can mean you’re more distractable than usual for now. It’s a time for thinking outside the box. However, do watch for impulsive words and decisions. Explore alternatives and different methods, but avoid making significant commitments. Changes of plans can frustrate initially, but they can also lead to new and improved approaches. It’s a good time to seek out balance in your interactions with close loved ones or to bring more warmth or beauty to your home environment.
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.