- The Moon is in Cancer.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase.
- The Third/Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 19th.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
- The Sun enters Virgo today (the Sun is in Virgo from August 22nd to September 22nd).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesWith today’s Moon, the need or desire to decompress and enjoy familiar settings is strong, dear Aries. However, you’re gaining more determination to meet your goals and the ambition to exceed them. Today is about tuning out the negative distractions and focusing on what matters. Making improvements is in focus. You’re exceptionally skilled at understanding current limitations and working around them. Motivation is high right now, especially for health and work matters. Fortunately, good energy is with you for feeling confident about your work, chores, duties, or routines. It’s a great time to tackle a puzzle or project, and the chances of gaining powerful new insight into a matter run high. You have a solid sense of your priorities.
TaurusToday is good for promoting your ideas and planning your next move, dear Taurus. There can be pleasant intensity in your interactions, and others find you particularly charming. You are patient with people, ideas, and creations, and this respect for the long game brings rewards. You might solve problems and gain new insight into your life, particularly with romance, beliefs, ideas, and creative pursuits. You have the power to gently lead, persuade, and influence now. Romantic relationships may very well grow to a new level through communication and greater understanding. Sharing your plans with someone and perhaps brainstorming to improve them can be rewarding.
GeminiThe Moon spends the day in your solar second house, drawing your attention to how you’re managing your resources, dear Gemini. Your material affairs and comforts can be in focus, but you might also pay particular attention to your desire for security and predictability. Today’s Mercury-Pluto aspect boosts your ability to focus. Your communications or thoughts hold increased power and passion. You’re not content to only scratch the surface of an issue, preferring to see things all the way through. Fortunately, getting to the bottom of a matter is in favor. New strategies and developments in your personal or family life are promising, and conversations (or further thought) can be helpful and revealing. You gravitate to meaningful projects. There is more persuasiveness to your personality today, and you’re inclined to think more seriously and deeply. Research may turn up something valuable.
CancerWith the Moon in your sign all day, dear Cancer, you are in a solid position to acknowledge unmet needs and feelings you’ve recently kept at bay. It’s a time of the lunar month for some healthy self-focus, particularly related to emotions and nurture. Today’s Mercury-Pluto trine energy is great for concentration and focus. Deep subjects and previously hidden information can figure strongly now. It’s possible that you now see things you weren’t ready to see in the past. You are not necessarily putting all of your cards on the table. In fact, you may very well benefit from some restraint at the moment, but you can make headway with projects and plans, and you might gain insight into a relationship or an important person in your life. Working with someone one-on-one can be of mutual benefit.
LeoWith the Moon in your solar twelfth house all day, dear Leo, you need a break from hectic or demanding situations. It’s a time for extra rest or activities that help you recuperate and renew your emotional energy. Still, with today’s Mercury-Pluto transit, you can find it easier to focus and concentrate, which benefits you greatly. You’re pleasantly busy coming up with interesting ideas or plans. Your priorities are clearer, and you can be particularly motivated to put energy into activities and projects that help secure your future. You’re interested in the long game today! Financial, business, and other practical matters can thrive as you’re incredibly sharp and skilled at getting to the heart of a situation. Thinking a little more deeply about these matters can lead to valuable strategies and insight. It may very well be that reducing and pruning can be the best way to grow and improve.
VirgoThe Moon spends the day in your social sector, and it’s a good time of the lunar month to seek out friends and/or inspiration, dear Virgo. It’s important not to take on too much, as tempted as you may be with new ventures and ideas or connections. Fortunately, a Mercury-Pluto transit today increases your determination. People gravitate to your mental intensity, and you can be filled with strength and resolve. Mercury is your ruler and is especially strong in your sign. Pluto further supports Mercury, placing you in an advantageous position, particularly with health, creative projects, personal appeal, romance, or children. You might gain information that benefits you greatly, or feedback can be instrumental. A conversation, thought process, or journal entry might help release recent mental tension. You might discover an entertaining passion or interest that is pleasantly absorbing.
LibraLong-term goals or your responsibilities can be an emotional focal point today, dear Libra. Transits stimulate your ambitions, and you tend to think in big terms. Today’s Mercury-Pluto transit is good for considering what you might get rid of to help simplify and improve your life. It doesn’t have to be about material things–shedding mental attitudes or habits that no longer serve you can be in focus. New insights or information coming in can be particularly useful. Family members or loved ones can have something valuable or meaningful to share. Giving your support, even encouraging words or advice, can be rewarding. You can be in a great position to see what others are overlooking. Conversations or deep thoughts can pull up some exciting revelations.
ScorpioYou’re looking to learn and share today, dear Scorpio, with the Moon in your spirit sector all day. You’re also taking in important, helpful, and even healing information. With a Mercury-Pluto transit, you’re in great shape for communications, and revelations related to friendships and special projects can be powerful. You’re in an ideal position to persuade, share, and connect. Learning flows well, and you can find your projects or interests entirely absorbing. There might be a moment of truth and new insight into a friendship. Connections made now can be very fruitful. Conversations are instructional but also satisfying, if considerably more serious than usual. You may be doing some guiding or teaching, and it’s fulfilling. This is a clean-up period on a mental level.
SagittariusYour attachments and passions are in focus today, dear Sagittarius, with the Moon in your solar eighth house all day. Fortunately, with a Mercury-Pluto transit, you’re in great shape for concentrating on your priorities. You might arrive at a valuable conclusion about a career or money matter. You have an intuitive sense of what’s useful and can pinpoint what may not be as essential. Meaningful conversations and positive word of mouth can figure strongly. Certainly, being productive can satisfy a need now. You’re willing to put something you no longer need behind you today, to your benefit, and can be about letting go of a bad attitude or circumstance.
CapricornThe Moon spends the day in your partnership sector, dear Capricorn, and what others feel about you can assume more importance to you today. A Mercury-Pluto trine enhances your persuasive abilities and offers good energy for reading, listening, conversing, learning, and absorbing valuable information. You may feel inspired by an idea, gain a new understanding of a situation, or discover something that excites you and positively impacts future projects. A new interest or study may be on the horizon. You’re in an excellent position to promote, publish, learn, or present your ideas. You’re also more ambitious and focused on setting goals. This can be a good day for a personal revelation or honest conversation. You can be intrigued by uncharted realms of topics and ideas.
AquariusThe Moon spends the day in your work and health sector, and you’re more invested than usual in your self-care programs, routines, and work, dear Aquarius. Due to today’s Mercury-Pluto transit, you’re more likely to go along with changes because you see their value. This transit helps you gain insight into intimate or financial affairs and make positive lifestyle changes. You’re naturally and instinctively attracting the right information, and connections can be advantageous today. With this transit in play, the focus should be on strategy and plans of action rather than quick maneuvers. You might open your eyes to something, now that you’re truly ready to see it. Conversations and connections are likely to work very much in your favor. As you feel more directed and goal-oriented, your concentration improves.
PiscesThe Moon in your creative sector all day encourages focusing on the more playful, pleasurable, and satisfying elements of your life, dear Pisces. This Moon transit can serve as a nice boost. Today’s powerful trine between Mercury and Pluto makes it an excellent time to enjoy a sense of mission, passion, or purpose. The connections you make or conversations you have can be very revealing and fruitful. The desire to be productive, useful, and helpful is growing. You might find the motivation to pursue a new path that improves your life, which can be as simple as an attitude change in light of recent revelations. Friends can have valuable input, or you may have something useful to share with them. Either way, there can be satisfying exchanges 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.