- The Moon is in Libra.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase until 12:18 AM, after which the Moon is in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The New Moon occurred in Leo on the 8th, and the First Quarter Moon will occur on the 15th.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Moon spends the day in your partnership sector, dear Aries. This sector, found at the opposite side of your solar chart, challenges you to see your life from a different perspective. Your desire for companionship or feedback increases. Mercury has just begun its transit of your solar sixth house and will stick around there until the 30th. It’s an excellent period for attention to detail and organizing your work and routines. During this cycle, the technical side of a topic can be most appealing, and specialized disciplines can thrive. You might gather information related to diet and health. Favored now are activities that get your life and your mind tidy and organized. Watch for a tendency to over-analyze and criticize.
TaurusPlans may come together with finances, work, or other practical matters today, dear Taurus. Getting chores and duties out of your way can feel especially satisfying. However, Mercury has just begun its transit of your sector of joy, and in the weeks ahead, you can take a greater interest in creative expression, the technical side of creative projects or art, and crafts or hobbies. Intellectual creativity can be in strong focus. Relationships can be very verbal, and others are likely to find your ideas particularly appealing during this cycle that runs until August 30th. In strong focus now are activities through which you can have fun, impress, create, and share. This transit stimulates a smoother, more natural flow of communication in your life. Your ideas are received well, and others may be admiring your intelligence and wit. You are looking for fun forms of mental stimulation now and may find yourself attracted to (or attracting) people who are compatible with you on a mental or intellectual level.
GeminiToday’s energies favor a positive, balanced approach to your life, dear Gemini. You’re more thoroughly enjoying what you’re doing or learning now. You present yourself with strength and commitment. Mercury has just begun its transit of your solar fourth house, and it will stick around here until the 30th. You more frequently talk and think about (and with) family in the coming weeks. This transit brings on a livelier, more communicative home or personal life. In a worldly sense, you may not be at your very best when it comes to expressing your ideas and garnering support for them, but on a personal level, you are communicating with more ease and pleasure.
CancerYou’re looking within, but you’re also staying in touch, and this balanced approach serves you well, dear Cancer. Until the 30th, Mercury is transiting your communications sector, and you’re in perfect shape to learn new things and brush up on skills. It’s a good period to connect with the information you need or want. Mercury here highlights your desire to talk, share, and learn. Keeping and getting in touch with others can benefit you in the weeks ahead. Because Mercury rules your privacy sector, it’s also a time when you can express yourself with secret or private matters more readily. This can be a pleasantly busy and curious period for you, although you may sometimes feel a little nervous if you forget to take adequate breaks.
LeoConversations about or with a partner can be very fruitful and significant today, dear Leo. While you can feel connected, there can be a pleasing practical focus to discussions. Mercury has just entered your solar second house, and until the 30th, you’re in perfect shape to sort out your financial affairs and business matters. The second house reflects your talents and potential sources of income, and Mercury here finds ways to put these resources to good use. It can be a time of clarification of your financial position, self-worth, or fundamental values. You’re working smartly, and you put far more thought than usual into business and finances.
VirgoMercury has just begun its transit of your sign, dear Virgo, and will stick around until the 30th. This Mercury transit encourages you to share more by talking, writing, and connecting with others. It’s nevertheless a relatively independent time, as you often make executive decisions during this cycle. It’s a great time for self-directed learning or starting something brand new and mentally engaging. As you go forward, conclusions come far more confidently than they have in recent weeks. It’s an excellent time to use the power of words to further your interests and attract what you need and want into your life. Career opportunities can arise, too. Today, pacing yourself and considering practical angles to your endeavors come naturally. You’re self-sufficient and focused.
LibraToday can be a good time to fill a responsibility or sort something out, and, as a result, you feel more in charge and confident, dear Libra. Mercury has just begun its transit of your privacy sector, where it will influence until the 30th. Decision-making can be more solitary as you’re inclined to do more ruminating than usual. You are more prone to keep secrets or spend time in your own world. It’s a strong time to see your life differently, which rounds out your understanding. This transit tends to pull you inward, and it’s a great cycle for tapping into your inner wisdom. You are more sensitive in your conversations in general now but also quite receptive psychically.
ScorpioIt’s a solid time for working on lifestyle improvements, dear Scorpio. You’re feeling more confident about what you can accomplish, and you’re motivated. There is good energy for developments around the home and with self-improvement efforts. Mercury has just begun its transit of your solar eleventh house until the 30th. Involvement with others or friend connections can pick up pace. It can be an excellent time for objective thinking and decision-making. Communications with friends, associates, or groups increase. There can be a more robust mental focus on long-term happiness goals, social life, and contributions in the weeks ahead. Fortunately, others are especially interested in your ideas and input. During this cycle, there can be notable discussions, ideas, and learning experiences sparked through friends, networking, or groups.
SagittariusToday holds much promise for making connections or communicating positively, dear Sagittarius. Mercury is now transiting your solar tenth house, turning your thoughts to your responsibilities, plans, work, and reputation more frequently. You’re more accountable for what you communicate, and you may take the lead in a particular field or with a unique project. You could be entertaining new goals during this cycle that lasts until the 30th. People tend to hear you loud and clear! Others take special note of your ideas and what you have to say during this cycle. There can be a new or stronger communications theme in your job. Today’s energies favor taking things one step at a time.
CapricornYou can have a strong desire to master a project or resolve problems today, dear Capricorn, and you can draw on more self-discipline than usual. With Mercury in your solar ninth house until the 30th, your non-material goals are assuming more and more importance. This transit eases self-expression and smooths out communications. It’s an ideal time to teach, share ideas, broadcast, publish, and otherwise spread the word. You’re inclined to look for new interests or broaden your knowledge in the weeks ahead. It’s a lovely time for inspiration, enthusiasm, and increased faith. There can be a clearing of the air that frees your mind.
AquariusThere can be some positive feedback that’s motivating today, dear Aquarius. Your sense of what will work and thrive is in great form now. Mercury is currently transiting your solar eighth house and will stick around there until August 30th. It puts you in a great position to think and talk through matters of sharing, finances, psychology, and intimacy. You might delve into a unique project or research a matter further with great results. With moderation, this can be a powerful time to move a project along or learn important things about yourself and your relationships. You are picking up a lot more from your environment than usual and seeing motives, subtleties, and power dynamics. It’s a good time for making sense of some of your habits, tendencies, and gut reactions.
PiscesToday’s energies are good for making solid improvements and taking things step by step, dear Pisces. Aim for a manageable pace and balanced approach. Your powers of concentration are more potent than usual, and you’re especially resourceful. Mercury is now in your partnership sector until August 30th. You’re far more inclined to consider others’ ideas and decisions during this cycle. Or, others have more to say! It can certainly be a period for seeking an intellectual companion, and communications assume far greater importance in your life. This cycle is strong for counseling and advising, and you’ll find that conversations with others tend to jumpstart your thinking processes. Partnerships, negotiations, compromise, and balance are essential themes in your life now.
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:
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.