- The Moon is in Libra until 7:46 AM, after which the Moon is in Scorpio.
- A void Moon period occurs today from 2:57 AM to 7:46 AM.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- The New Moon occurred on the 28th, and the First Quarter Moon will happen tomorrow.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
- Mercury enters Virgo today (Mercury is in Virgo from August 4-25).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMercury enters your solar sixth house today, dear Aries, where it will transit until the 25th. In the weeks ahead, you’re giving much more thought to daily routines, work, health, and self-care or self-improvement programs. You can be successful at organizing your work and workspace and seeking information that helps you improve your health or habits. Activities that get your life and mind tidy and organized are in favor. It may not be easy to decide or focus today, but this disorientation is temporary. Fortunately, a supportive emotional environment boosts your mood.
TaurusMercury heads into your sector of joy today, dear Taurus, and will stick around here until August 25th. In the weeks ahead, you 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 find your ideas particularly appealing. In strong focus are activities through which you can have fun, impress, create, and share. This transit sparks up your creative side, particularly on a mental level. The power of your words is evident now, bringing new opportunities into your life, and word of mouth works well for you. Guiding and teaching can figure strongly and rewardingly. Attractions can be more intellectual during this cycle.
GeminiMercury enters your home sector today, dear Gemini, for a stay lasting until the 25th. In the weeks ahead, you may be thinking about and discussing family, domestic life, your support system, your roots, and the past more often than usual. Activity increases in your home, including work or learning and study. You’ll likely enjoy some revealing and warm conversations in the weeks ahead. It can also be a time to evaluate your inner feelings, values, and connections or assess and negotiate in your domestic life. You have a stronger sense of others’ moods or needs. You seek special moments or patches of rest and a break from overthinking and overdoing during this cycle. You may need to clear a small hurdle today on a mental level before you begin to see the benefits of this transit. Doubting things is temporary. Fortunately, the day holds good energy for organizing and sorting.
CancerMercury moves into your communication sector today, dear Cancer, where it will transit until the 25th. It’s a great cycle for earning new things, brushing up on skills, connecting with the information you need or want, and making contacts. This transit highlights your desire to keep and get in touch with others. There could be times when you feel too busy, or perhaps a little wired or fidgety, to truly relax. However, if you avoid mental strain or stress, you’ll reap the rewards of this cycle of information-gathering and improved connections. You’re putting out feelers and learning many diverse but valuable things. Today’s Moon encourages you to have some fun and appreciate the playful side of your life.
LeoMercury enters your solar second house, dear Leo, and until the 25th, you’re grounding yourself on mental levels. You’re in good shape to sort out your financial affairs and business matters in the weeks ahead. The second house reflects your talents and potential sources of income, and Mercury here encourages you to find ways to put these resources to good use. You may be able to make money through communicating, teaching, publishing, and connecting. It can be a time to clarify your financial position, self-worth, or fundamental values. It’s also a time for working smartly. During this cycle, you put far more thought than usual into business and finances, and you’re skilled at getting to the bottom line.
VirgoYour ruling planet, Mercury, enters your sign today, dear Virgo, and will be your guest until August 25th. This transit encourages you to share more by talking, writing, and connecting with others. Your interest in the world around you–especially communicating with it–increases many times over. It’s nevertheless a relatively independent time, as you tend to be a self-starter and often make executive decisions during this cycle. You might benefit from doing some self-teaching during this period. While there can be hiccups with decision-making and confidence today, it’s temporary. As you go forward, decisions come far more readily than they have in recent weeks.
LibraMercury begins its transit of your privacy sector today, dear Libra, where it will influence until the 25th. You can be more insular, observant, and sometimes tentative in the weeks ahead. It’s a time to give certain plans or elements of your life further thought. Decision-making can be more solitary as you’re inclined to do some ruminating, or you’re prone to keep secrets and spend more time in your mind. Seeing your life differently is valuable, helping round out your understanding. It’s also a fabulous cycle for prioritizing mental rest. You might put a project to rest or finish up a long-term project.
ScorpioMercury begins its transit of your social sector today, dear Scorpio, and the weeks ahead are strong for inventive thinking and fresh ideas or connections. You pay particular attention to your dreams, wishes, hopes, and happiness goals during this cycle that runs until August 25th. Contributing, connecting, and collaborating may bring rewards. Networking activities increase and can add something valuable to your life. It can be an excellent time for objective thinking and decision-making. Others are especially interested in your ideas and input during this booster transit. There can be minor tense spots or doubts today, but second-guessing things is temporary.
SagittariusMercury heads to the top of your solar chart today, dear Sagittarius. There can be some indecision or restlessness today, but this cycle is good for a stronger sense of purpose and direction. During this transit until August 25th, you more frequently consider your responsibilities, plans, work, and reputation. You’re more accountable for your communications and might take the lead in a particular field or with a unique project. You might entertain new goals or lifestyle changes. This cycle can mean adapting and adjusting in ways that benefit your career, reputation, status, or long-term goals in the coming weeks. It’s a time for bringing more of your knowledge, expertise, and intelligence to your professional or public life.
CapricornMercury heads into your sector of spirit and adventure today, dear Capricorn. Your non-material goals are increasingly important, and a breath of fresh air on mental levels is vital for your well-being. This transit lasts until the 25th, and it eases self-expression and smooths out communications. It’s an ideal time to teach, share your knowledge and ideas, learn, broadcast, or publish. You’re inclined to seek new interests or broaden your understanding or knowledge in the weeks ahead. It’s an excellent transit for letting go of minor problems and enjoying a broader, more optimistic perspective.
AquariusMercury moves into your solar eighth house today, dear Aquarius, where it will transit until the 25th. In the weeks ahead, you’ll make plans and strategize instead of jumping to conclusions. It’s a good time to sort out trouble areas or mediate and negotiate better relations, finances, support, and life strategies. You may be doing more troubleshooting than usual, and you’re very successful at this task during this cycle! It’s an active period for deeper thinking and understanding and a generally good time for intimate conversations or consultations. You’re zeroing in on motives, subtleties, and power dynamics. You might have less patience for conversation, information, or learning that feels superficial.
PiscesMercury enters your partnership sector today, dear Pisces, where it will transit until the 25th. This cycle brings a stronger tendency to seek out others for ideas and decisions and attract talkative people into your life. This sector, found on the opposite side of your solar chart, challenges you to see your life from a different perspective. A partner or good friend can be in stronger focus, and your desire for companionship or feedback increases. It’s a good time for counseling and advising, and you’ll find that conversations with others tend to jumpstart your thinking processes. Today, there could be crossed wires, and it’s not especially easy to judge situations temporarily.
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.