- The Moon is in Capricorn until 4:48 AM, after which the Moon is in Aquarius.
- The void Moon period ends today at 4:48 AM (since yesterday at 7:59 PM).
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on August 15th, and the Full Moon will happen on the 22nd.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThere can be refreshing points of view or perspectives that inspire you today, dear Aries. Work, money, and health can be areas of your life that stand to gain through discussions and ideas generated today. Look for opportunities to brush up your skills. There can be excellent conversations that open your mind and free you from certain burdens and frustrations. Transits today serve to revitalize relationships and might lead to successful new methods and ideas related to your health and wellness or daily routines. Unusual and exciting elements on the job or in your routine can be in focus. Partnering up with someone and managing your relationships well can be the key to happiness these days. Others have something meaningful to teach you, and today is no exception. Allowing an important person in your life to have more “say” can benefit you now, so listen well. Just for the time being, try to ease off your personal goals and plans and take more time to attend to the needs of others.
TaurusA conversation can occur that clears the air or gives you a pleasant sense that you’re going places, dear Taurus. You can feel exceptionally romantic or confident and expressive. With today’s Mercury-Uranus transit, you could come up with a breakthrough idea now, and a project or plan can move forward suddenly and happily. Open, forward-looking conversations or news can inspire you. Learning a new method for your art or learning something about someone you love can figure strongly now. While you can be focused on relating well, there is also tremendous energy for work and finances. Work on building a cherished business or project can be successful. Especially as the day advances, it’s an excellent time for improving your skills and finding meaningful ways to be of help and service to others.
GeminiConversations can be freeing and eye-opening today, dear Gemini, with your ruler in harmony with Uranus. This transit puts you in an excellent position to make fortunate connections through your communications and creative thinking. Family matters are sharply in focus, and an emotional breakthrough is entirely possible. Fortunately, your ideas are innovative, and a home or private matter warms your spirits and pulls you out of a funk. Domestic plans can push forward. There may be a clearing of the air, or you could be seeing opportunities to put the negative elements of the past behind you. It’s also a good day for nurturing a romance or other warm relationship, as well as for paying particular attention to a creative project or hobby.
CancerA Mercury-Uranus aspect influencing early today encourages thinking positively and innovatively, dear Cancer. Topics raised or on your mind are exciting. Throwing yourself into a project or surrounding yourself with friends can be liberating. It can be challenging to turn your brain off enough to relax, but it’s better for you if you do! Still, entertaining new and unique ideas comes naturally now. Your more helpful and nurturing qualities are in demand today, and you’re in an unusual position to talk about something close to your heart. Family connections can strengthen. There can be news about a personal or private matter that helps you to heal. On another level, you may come across information that enables you to advance a home-related project.
LeoThis can be a good day for making fortunate contacts through media, the phone, transit, or studies, dear Leo. You’re learning many useful things these days. Even if you’re not always putting your skills into something productive, it’s a critical time for skills development and gaining knowledge that will serve you well in the future. You’re also feeling considerably more confident and hopeful about the future, especially along practical lines. Today’s Mercury-Uranus transit encourages you to think positively. A new idea or method can free up your time or excite you. You might entertain ideas on practical, financial, or business levels that are breakthrough or otherwise pivotal. For best results, aim to keep your mind open to new information today.
VirgoToday’s Mercury-Uranus transit suggests talking or thinking things through will lead to a greater feeling of freedom, dear Virgo. You’re communicating with more enthusiasm and courage. For best results now, look for new ideas and perspectives that excite and motivate you. You are on top of discoveries with something you’re working on or studying, or you’re anxious to be up on the latest developments in various fields of interest. An answer to a recent problem can arrive. You have more impact than usual today, and others are likely to receive you quite well. Higher education pursuits can thrive. A Venus-Ceres transit also active now points to an opportunity to learn more about what you truly value or recognizing your natural talents and your worth. Nurturing and building a business project can be fruitful and rewarding. You might particularly enjoy growing an idea by fleshing out the details.
LibraA Mercury-Uranus transit today turns your attention to positive news and ideas, dear Libra. You’re particularly open to new ideas now, and this attitude can lead to fun and perhaps valuable discoveries. Seeing something from the past in a more detached way can move you forward. There can be a feeling of purging or release involved with bringing something hidden to light. Your inner world is animated, and intimate conversations can be inspiring. New opportunities can emerge that turn your attention to behind the scenes. Ideas and communications flow well. You’re also likely to feel pleasantly attached to people in your life and might thoroughly enjoy nurturing, supporting, and perhaps guiding them today. Sharing ideas or viewpoints with someone special can be a bonding experience. Your personal appeal runs high.
ScorpioToday’s Mercury-Uranus transit is excellent for collaborating, sharing ideas, and relating to others in liberating and peaceful ways, dear Scorpio. A bit of detachment can put things into perspective, particularly a relationship. People and networks can inspire new methods and ideas. Your social life animates, and a nice flow of conversation or information can ensue, and it’s genuinely helpful to you. For best results, aim to be open to possibilities and constructive changes related to a partner or friend. Self-expression comes quite readily, and you may be developing a pleasant rapport with people around you. Also today, there can be opportunities emerging now to heal or help others deal with complicated emotions.
SagittariusToday’s Mercury-Uranus transit encourages you to explore new ideas and possibilities related to business or work and health, dear Sagittarius. The discovery of an original method can free your mind or possibly free up some time! Others are paying more attention to your ideas and intelligence or getting over a problem area helps you feel lighter. With this positive energy, you’d rather think about the future than dwell on the past. Today is good for exploring new ideas and possibilities related to your practical goals or career. There can be improvements to your methods or further information that increases productivity or saves you a little time. Openness to different ways of doing the same things can be key to opportunities now. Also today, you might nurture a relationship with a spirit of openness and acceptance.
CapricornToday’s Mercury-Uranus transit helps lift you above minor concerns, dear Capricorn. It might lead to exploring creative or unique topics–you’re thinking or conversing about things that move you forward. Travel, romantic, or creative opportunities might open up for you, and it helps to allow yourself time to do some freeform thinking. Playful energy is with you today–you can feel just detached enough to enjoy yourself more fully. Nevertheless, it’s also a strong day for nurturing a business or business idea. You quite enjoy pouring a little extra love into your work or daily routines, and it helps round out your life.
AquariusToday’s Mercury-Uranus transit can lead to freeing objectivity or detachment, dear Aquarius. You might release yourself from a burden or a secret, clear the air, or talk through a problem and feel relieved and even liberated for doing so. When it comes to family and intimate relationships, focusing on the future makes more sense to you now than bringing up the past, which is the primary key to success now. You can be very focused on observing and investigating, but it’s also a time for a positive and hopeful sense of the future. Fascinating and helpful information can be circulating. Also today, small gestures go a long way. There can be an attraction to someone surrounding their beliefs or ideas, or you might enhance a bond through sharing ideas and listening to one another’s point of view.
PiscesToday’s Mercury-Uranus transit helps you rise above problems, dear Pisces, and also stimulates your curiosity. It’s an excellent time for coming up with a solution to a nagging relationship issue or for learning something new and helpful about someone significant in your life. You’re in great shape for making connections with people, ideas, or the information you need. Some detachment or a good dose of objectivity can help improve your vision of a situation. People in your life can be especially verbal, and you can be very supportive as you bring new light to a problem or valuable advice to the table. Still, the Moon moves into your privacy sector for a couple of days, signaling a need for downtime.
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.