- The Moon is in Virgo all day.
- The void Moon occurs from 10:24 PM forward.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 30th, and the Full Moon will occur on the 7th.
- Current retrogrades: Pluto Rx
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou have a stronger desire to get your life in order, dear Aries. Today’s Venus-Neptune aspect can point to blurred or distorted perceptions of value nevertheless. Communications may be unreliable or, if open to interpretation, we’re unlikely to reach the correct conclusion. You can be quite infatuated with, or captivated by, ideas today, but consider that you temporarily may not be seeing clearly. Wishful thinking is very much in play, and it can cloud the truth of a situation for now. While it’s certainly pleasant in the present, disappointment can follow. While fantasy has its place and use, you may be in better shape if you recognize and appreciate the truth of a situation today.
TaurusToday’s energies seem to encourage a bit of fantasy, dear Taurus. A bit of it can be pleasant, but there is a distinct tendency to get carried away with ideas right now. With a Venus-Neptune square, you can be a little elusive or face elusiveness in others. If you are not feeling equipped to make decisions and commitments, it may be better to put these off until you are truly clear and confident. For now, wishful thinking tends to cloud a situation. It’s also a good idea to postpone spending and lending just for now. It’s a day to check and then doublecheck the fine print. Do what you can to avoid waste, making promises, and misunderstandings with friends.
GeminiThe Moon spends the day in your home sector, dear Gemini, stimulating the desire to settle in and get comfortable. Venus, in your sign, forms a square with Neptune today, and it’s all too easy to misread a situation or see things through the lens of wishful thinking, however. Watch that you don’t go too far to avoid a tricky situation. As well, consider that confusion about your general direction, career, or a situation with a superior can play with your mind and confuse your personal choices. If you’ve been chasing a dream that’s leaving you feeling drained, remind yourself that a dream is supposed to make you happy, and try to adjust expectations accordingly. Take steps to avoid paying too much for something or making promises that you are unlikely to fulfill.
CancerThis can be a time when you crave more engaging experiences and a break from the routine or a change of scenery, dear Cancer. You may feel more sensitive than usual on a social or affectionate level early today, and this can lead to a greater awareness of your vulnerabilities. Try not to let sentiments and whims blur your judgment, however, and if you’re feeling misunderstood, aim to ride things out. These feelings are due to a Venus-Neptune square. The need to make a change could become evident, and it may take some time to figure out precisely what to do next, so be easy on yourself. It’s important to keep in mind that letting go of unhealthy illusions can put you in a more empowering position overall. It’s hard to convince yourself of something that you know in your heart is untrue or unreal, and it’s best to find things to believe in that are real and currently part of your life.
LeoMemories or dreams can be motivating and can even lead to new takes on a current situation, dear Leo. Still, where you stand on a matter or with someone can be a point of confusion. This can be a time when you’re left wondering, and it can be an uncomfortable frame of mind. If financial or support issues are up in the air, you can feel the uncertainty now more than usual, and it affects your ability to enjoy yourself. A Venus-Neptune square suggests it’s best not to commit. Expectations of others may be set too high or too low with this transit! It may be best to aim to enjoy yourself rather than pin your hopes on something in particular. Retreats, getaways, and any form of formal or informal sabbatical are appropriate now if they’re possible. While it’s not the best time to make final or firm plans, you can learn more about yourself, your dreams, and possibly illusions.
VirgoThe Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Virgo, connecting with Jupiter and Pluto, and your vision is strong. The desire to support or entertain others is at the forefront. Still, a Venus-Neptune square later today can point to a minor letdown if you haven’t been viewing someone, a relationship, or a situation clearly. Expectations of others can be set either too high or too low with Neptune transiting your opposite sign in recent years. Today, this inclination can interfere with personal enjoyment. Although looking the other way can soothe you temporarily, you can’t honestly fool yourself all the time. Aim to work on putting illusions behind you, and avoid letting confusion in your personal life affect your duties or responsibilities. There is a small tendency to allow social distractions to interfere with your ambitions right now, but it will not serve you well.
LibraThe Moon spends the day in your privacy sector, dear Libra, suggesting a need for some form of retreat or escape from the usual. A Venus-Neptune square can point to some ambiguity that interferes with your personal enjoyment in spots, however. Uncertainty surrounding your work, duties, or schedules can be part of this. You are more compassionate but also somewhat vulnerable now if you’re highly emotionally invested in an idea or belief. Be sure to take care of yourself while you take care of everyone else and avoid over-committing out of guilt. It is not easy to focus on practical matters today, as your thinking is more fanciful and creative than mechanical just for now. Try not to schedule overly demanding activities if this is possible. For what needs your attention, narrowing down tasks is best.
ScorpioIf you’re emotionally invested in something now, dear Scorpio, you may not be the best judge of the situation. With a Venus-Neptune square active now, it’s challenging to see a person or relationship clearly. It can also be hard to get a firm commitment from someone or definite answers to your questions, and it’s probably best not to make final decisions right now since waiting things out makes better sense. We tend to misread a situation today, and even you, with your perceptiveness, can do so if you’re emotionally involved. This is about wishful thinking influencing your vision. Watch for taking “shortcuts” that are costly in the long run. Your mood is generous, however, and it’s a good time to enjoy an escape or imaginative activity. The Moon spends the day in your social sector, boosting your optimism.
SagittariusThe Moon spends the day in your sector of responsibilities, long-term goals, or career, dear Sagittarius. It keeps you looking far ahead, and it’s a good checkpoint period for assessing your progress. Still, today’s energies tend to break down boundaries. If you’ve been giving too much or too little to a situation, you’ll feel the imbalance now. Or, you may have trouble seeing a person or matter objectively, and this leaves you in an ambiguous state. There can be some yearning for something more from your connections. However, your best bet is to channel energies into a creative pursuit and take charge of your own happiness. This way, you avoid putting pressure on a relationship, a dream, or a plan to be perfect or something it’s not. At the same time, it’s an opportunity to figure out what may be lacking in your life so that you can make plans to change the situation. It makes sense to keep things even and easy for now.
CapricornThe Moon spends the day in harmony with your sign, dear Capricorn, and you’re optimistic. Expectations of others may be a little off the mark today, however, with a Venus-Neptune square breaking down boundaries. Some things are up in the air, and it may be best to accept that idea just for now. Uncertainty, where you were expecting warmth, can disappoint you today. Don’t undersell yourself, but avoid pinning all of your hopes on something when what’s in front of you can do just fine. Take your time to arrive at conclusions since time can be one of the best tools for testing a theory or perception. It allows for reason and objectivity to set in. Consider that you are a bit more emotionally vulnerable today and that wishful thinking might be driving your perceptions more than fact, and then you can make choices accordingly.
AquariusToday’s Moon transit inclines you to want to become absorbed in a special activity, dear Aquarius. However, the day’s energies are not very predictable, and you may not be as sure-footed as you’d like. With Venus forming a square to Neptune later today, situations that benefit from objectivity can be quite tricky. This transit makes it challenging to see others, your plans, and yourself clearly. Taking a risk or turning a blind eye to a problem can have unfavorable results under this influence, and it can be a persistent problem that returns later. Aim to invest your heart into something you have and love rather than pin your hopes on something out of reach just for now. This is not to say you shouldn’t dream, but mirages are likely with the energies of the day. Don’t sell yourself short in your relationships or business, either.
PiscesYour desire for security, comfort, and peace is particularly strong these days with Venus in your home and family sector, dear Pisces. Today’s Moon transit finds you more in need of approval than usual. A Venus-Neptune square later today can serve to cloud your perception of the things and people you love. You may feel a little disappointed, or you could be yearning for more than the usual or ordinary. You’re also particularly sensitive to imbalances in your personal life. Do your best to avoid going to emotional extremes and take the time to get in touch with your true needs. Explore the roots of any discontent stirred today. Fortunately, if you concentrate on what you have rather than what you lack today, you’ll feel a whole lot more centered and grounded.
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.