- The Moon is in Cancer.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase until 3:14 AM EDT, after which the Moon is in its Waning Crescent phase.
- The Third/Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 19th, and the New Moon will occur on the 27th.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
- The Sun spends its first full day in Virgo (the Sun is in Virgo from August 22nd to September 22nd).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesToday’s energies are good for brainstorming, putting in extra effort for a pet project, or developing better expectations, dear Aries. You seem able to tune out distractions. The Sun has just begun its month-long transit of your work and health sector, furthering a theme of taking care of business that’s growing stronger in your life. Until September 22nd, the spotlight is on work, service, health, daily affairs, and personal habits or routines. You’re taking more pride and interest in these things, wanting to improve them. You become increasingly aware of the importance of schedules, routines, and organization in your daily life. The New Moon on the 27th will help you to move these things forward.
TaurusThe Sun has just begun its transit of the sector of your chart that rules your individuality and creative expression, dear Taurus, where it will transit until September 22nd. It’s an expressive and creative time for your talents, abilities, and affections. A stronger urge is with you to create, put skills to use, show others what you can do, experience and enjoy romance, or enjoy more pleasures and leisure time. Perhaps most importantly, you’re recognizing your natural need for some “play” time. Today, family or domestic activities can be reinforcing and pleasing. Emotionally, you are inspired and motivated to express yourself in unique ways.
GeminiThe Sun has just begun its month-long transit of your solar fourth house, dear Gemini. During this cycle, strong reminders of your roots, home life, and loved ones motivate you. Until the 22nd, the focus is on your closest ties, foundation, or home life. It’s a time for bringing healing and wholeness, as well as some refinement and organization, to your home life and family relationships. It’s a natural time for anchoring and nesting on a psychological level. While not the most adventurous or outgoing cycle in the Sun’s journey through your solar chart, it’s excellent for achieving a sense of identity, comfort, and self-knowledge. Today, surprising or exciting communications can figure strongly. At the same time, you have a practical mindset and can come up with some workable ideas.
CancerThe Sun has just begun its transit of your communications sector, dear Cancer, where it illuminates your mind and the connections you have and make to others until September 22nd. Your daily life may become especially busy, and possibly scattered at times. There can be a lot of comings and goings or simply a lot on your mind. You might increase your contact and communication with others or throw yourself into learning exciting new things. Because demands on you, and your own interests, can be very diverse during this cycle, it can be challenging to work on any one project exclusively. Even so, this period is more about discovery and branching out than specializing, and it can be rewarding.
LeoThe Sun has just left your sign, dear Leo, and begun its month-long transit of your sector of values and resources. This cycle puts a lot of emphasis on your levels of comfort and security until September 22nd. You’re especially interested in finding ways to settle in but also build upon recent ideas. Finances can be in focus, and it’s also a time to get in greater touch with what you have, both material and spiritual resources. You might explore whether these things help you feel secure or if they are attempts to replace more important things that are missing from your life. In the weeks ahead, taking charge of your money and belongings can figure strongly. It’s also a time to make the most of your natural talents and abilities. While there can be a disconnect today, it’s a fine time for exciting new ideas or interests.
VirgoThe Sun has just begun its transit of your sign, dear Virgo, and will continue its visit until September 22nd. You’re especially noticeable and effective in the month ahead, and if you’ve wanted to change the personal image you project, it’s the time to do so. It’s also a period for more impact and personal presence. You might aim to make the most of this period by working on positivity and believing in yourself, as this is the start of a new solar year. Soon, a New Moon will occur in your sign, reinforcing new beginnings and a sense of starting fresh. Today, you become more aware of fear or guilt motivating tense interactions. A surprising affection or connection with your past is possible.
LibraThe Sun has just begun its transit of the most private, tucked away sector of your solar chart, dear Libra, having entered the sign behind yours. Until September 22nd, this cycle emphasizes the need to look back, reflect, and reconsider before you move forward with personal plans. Goals may not be clear, or they need some refinement. You may be bringing some matters to closure. Decision-making, in general, is a slower process–you’re not as impulsive, confident, or sure about what you’re ready, able, and willing to do. The month ahead can, on some level, be a tidy-up on emotional, spiritual, or mental planes. It’s a yearly cycle of rest and reflection–you’re gathering your strength for busier times. Even so, today’s Moon suggests you’re in the spotlight. It can also be a surprising day socially.
ScorpioThe Sun has just begun its transit of your eleventh house, dear Scorpio, and will continue to visit this area of your solar chart until September 22nd. You are less concerned with career or life plan goals and becoming more interested in what makes you happy or how your place in the group. You can be more actively participating and contributing and can benefit from teamwork. While this can be a personally popular time, today, there can be a feeling of being slighted or overlooked. Know that this may not be the best time for pushing ahead with plans. Still, it can be an exciting time for interesting changes and developments in your work or responsibilities.
SagittariusYou could get fired up about an idea or belief today, dear Sagittarius, and this can motivate you to brush up on old studies or personal interests. The Sun has just begun its transit of your sector of career, responsibility, and reputation, and will visit until September 22nd. What you do and how you perform are in focus in this cycle. You might take on new responsibilities during this period or feel more ambitious and focused on achievement and goal-setting. Pride can improve your reputation, but too much of it will have the opposite effect during this cycle. While this is a take-charge time for professional and public efforts, you may only be winding up until after the New Moon on the 27th.
CapricornThe Sun has just begun its month-long transit of your sector of adventure and spirit, dear Capricorn, and will visit until September 22nd. This cycle is excellent for spirited, spontaneous activities and activities that help you promote, share, explore, and discover. Moving out of your routine from time to time is essential during this cycle to get a sense of the bigger picture. It can be a good time for more studying and learning. It’s an excellent time for expanding your experiences, mind, and interests. You could be branching out in a relationship or business. There can be a stronger desire to better your situation in life in meaningful ways or to reach towards a higher level of freedom and well-being. Activities that nourish the soul and spirit are especially significant and attractive right now. Today, there can be some tendency to dwell on problem areas rather than release them constructively. However, once over this hump, it’s a fine day for research, discovery, and perhaps a surprising find.
AquariusThe Sun has just begun its transit of your eighth house, dear Aquarius, and will continue to influence this area of your solar chart until September 22nd. It’s a time of year for more concentrated focus and when you might be going through some form of self-transformation. There can be the determination to eliminate a bad habit or self-defeating attitude to gain more personal power and a stronger sense of accomplishment. Changes, both inner and outer, tend to occur now, reminding you that you’re growing and evolving. There can be an increased focus on intimate connections, sharing, and financial or emotional support. Today, there can be some tensions in interpersonal relationships. However, new ways of relating and expressing yourself can be exciting.
PiscesThe Sun has just begun its transit of your partnership sector, dear Pisces, and will continue to visit this area of your chart until September 22nd. You gravitate to others during this cycle, and there can be a spotlight on close friendships and partnerships. You can learn a lot about yourself and your life through others now, as they can provide a mirror to certain aspects of yourself that you haven’t seen clearly until now. It’s a time when compromise and negotiation tend to serve you best. Today, obstacles you encounter can stimulate inventive thinking and new approaches.
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.