- The Moon is in Capricorn.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase.
- The New Moon/Solar Eclipse occurred yesterday in the sign of Sagittarius.
- Mars is not retrograde but is in its post-retrograde shadow until January 2, 2021.
- Chiron stations and turns direct today (Chiron was retrograde from July 11-December 15, 2020).
- Current retrogrades: Uranus Rx.
- Venus enters Sagittarius today (Venus transits Sagittarius from December 15, 2020, to January 8, 2021).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou can feel satisfied and empowered through a realistic viewpoint of a financial or relationship matter now, dear Aries. Venus harmonizes with Saturn shortly before both planets move into new signs, turning your attention to the pleasure of keeping things simple and natural. Realism and truth can help settle your emotions. Simplifying your life is important and can get you feeling on track. Things seem a little more clear-cut, and this helps you make better choices and decisions. Making lifestyle changes thrives mainly because your heart is in it. With your expectations more realistic, you gain perspective. Also today, Chiron turns direct after over five months of retrograde motion. A pleasant change of pace is in store, and a realization or discovery that pushes you to take charge of your life may occur now or this week. Avoiding problems has likely been an issue in recent months, and it may have caused anxiety that crept into many areas of life, subtly undermining general happiness. From now on, you feel more confident that you can overcome insecurities that may have kept you from doing things you’ve always wanted to do.
TaurusYou can be in the mood for more steadiness and stability with a Venus-Saturn transit today, dear Taurus. You could be drawn to someone wise and mature, or it’s a time to bond with a person through your values or beliefs, connecting with a subject or guide, and enjoying a sense that you’re learning something valuable. Developing useful skills has taken more precedence over innovative new techniques in recent years. Honoring the past or tradition can be rewarding. Today, you can feel happily reinforced as you count on someone, and they pull through for you. Stable and supportive relationships can help you reach your goals. Your view of others is realistic today, and it can feel good to appreciate them as they are. With Chiron at its yearly direct station today, allow yourself to feel recent hurts, as this process can lead to the determination to take charge and do something about your emotional state. Chiron has been retrograde for the past five months, and you may have tucked certain problems away. Aim to go forward with fewer misconceptions and without false hopes.
GeminiStability is comforting today, dear Gemini, and while you’re not always inclined to enjoy predictability, a bit of routine can be just what you need to feel on track right now. Getting organized and taking care of business can be enjoyable, and you’re likely to come up with great ideas about doing business, making money, or improving methods and efficiency. Be conservative and moderate in your approach in both work and play right now, and you’ll come out ahead with a Venus-Saturn transit in play. Giving thought to how you can improve your work or income can be fruitful, and conversations about your practical affairs or the information you come across can be helpful along these lines. An issue with a friend might emerge today or this week with Chiron’s direct turn. As you advance, you feel better equipped to deal with problems than you have in recent months. You stand to gain much if you tackle things head-on. With Chiron, this means putting your sensitivities to good use — helping and understanding others rather than allowing insecurities to slow you down.
CancerYou’re likely to find routine comforting on many levels today, dear Cancer. Following some rules or getting something into order can be satisfying and even pleasurable for the time being! It can feel good to have guidelines. Realities faced now can lead to accepting things as they are, leading to better choices and decisions. Your instincts are excellent for putting your energy into activities that are more likely to thrive and leave you feeling accomplished or empowered. Partnerships are a little more reinforcing, which helps with the Moon’s current transit of your partnership sector. Actions speak louder than words today, and in your relationships, you’re seeking equilibrium. Chiron’s yearly direct turn occurs today. Strong feelings can emerge and can motivate you to pursue your interests confidently. Chiron encourages you to work with your insecurities regarding your life path or direction instead of allowing them to limit you.
LeoActions or gestures go over well with Venus in harmony with Saturn today, dear Leo, and they’re favored over words alone. It’s a good time to do something for the people you love and appreciate. You’re also likely to find it easier to concentrate and focus on making yourself happy. Simple pleasures can be more satisfying than usual with this aspect in play. Practical matters and tasks with clear guidelines, expectations, and goals fare the best right now. Socially and emotionally, you find great value in people who’ve been there for you or have otherwise already proved themselves. Sharing work with someone can be enjoyable and gratifying. It can be a good time to bond through practical support and companionship. Work around the home can also be useful and even pleasurable. Another influence on the day is Chiron’s direct turn after over five months of retrograde motion. Now and this week, you might encounter lessons that push you to find new and improved ways of dealing with resentment or hurt. Rather than allow insecurities to hold you back from enjoying life, you’re now ready to move forward. You feel better equipped mentally and emotionally to deal with issues that were buried or swept under the carpet. You’re also less inclined to allow insecurities to hold you back from pursuing your desires, particularly those related to education, sharing your ideas, and speaking your mind.
VirgoTaking care of your responsibilities is more enjoyable today, dear Virgo. With today’s Venus-Saturn transit, you have a stronger sense of the future and a reverence for things that are expected to last. As a result, you’re not rushing things–or rushing into things–and a bit of strategy goes a long way today. Your affections stabilize, and your feelings even out. Simple gestures and actions seem to be the most effective right now, and conservative moves are favored. Simplifying your life helps you focus, improving your mood, in general. Chiron turns direct today after over five months of retrograde motion. There may be discoveries about emotions, resentment, or hurts that have been operating just below the surface of things in your life. As you advance, you’ll feel increasingly better equipped to deal with them and to take charge of your life as a result. Soon, insecurities won’t have the same power to hold you back from pursuing what and who you want.
LibraThe Moon spends the day at the bottom of your solar chart, dear Libra, and it would help you to build up your stores of energy. It’s a time for paying special attention to your inner world. A Venus-Saturn influence today helps you simplify rather than branch out or innovate, giving you a healthy dose of steadying energy that you may need. You can make some nice progress around the home or with family. You more clearly appreciate the practical value of material things, focusing on those that are most useful or will grow in value and importance. You are a little more discriminating and prudent with money and resources today, which helps you sort things out. Patience brings rewards. As well, Chiron turns direct today after many months of retrograde motion. This turnaround puts you in a more active position to deal with complicated feelings as you are more willing to face them and sort them out. You might get to the bottom of an issue that was previously confusing. It’s time to consider ways to improve your connections with others, particularly a partner, in the weeks ahead.
ScorpioIt’s easier to focus on the practical side of things today, dear Scorpio, particularly those things that genuinely make you happy. Shiny, new things are not as appealing right now with a Venus-Saturn aspect in play. You might enjoy fulfilling your responsibilities more than usual, and you come into your own as you manage your expectations. A step-by-step approach wins the most points today. Others seem more dependable than usual. It’s a time for conserving your energy and building your confidence and patience. You might enjoy increased peace of mind as you simplify or keep things moderate. Practical matters and communications projects are in good shape. Also today, Chiron turns direct after five months of retrograde motion, improving your confidence in your ability to make changes that help you heal. Daily routines, work, or health and fitness matters stand to benefit. You’re prepared to fight insecurities or use them to help or guide others rather than nurse your wounds now and in the coming months.
SagittariusIt comes naturally to hold realistic expectations today, dear Sagittarius, helping smooth out your mood. Venus heads into your sign today, but before doing so, it harmonizes with Saturn. Some level of comfort comes from learning the truth about a matter or coming to a more realistic perspective. Knowing the rules helps you plan. Accepting things for what they are and appreciating them as they are, not as you wish they would be, is the key. You might get a real sense of how you can better use your resources. Work on creating your happiness rather than looking outside of yourself for others to bring you joy. The wounded healer, Chiron, turns direct today after over five months of retrograde motion. This turn can lead to a personal epiphany or circumstance that pushes you to take charge of a problem area or come to an understanding of a problem.
CapricornToday’s Venus-Saturn aspect helps you feel more empowered by facing realities and truths, dear Capricorn. Or, appreciating the things that are working well in your life can be the key to a steady, pleasant mood. Focusing on one particular task at a time is comforting and beneficial right now. This transit feels right to you, and it can help increase your appeal as you feel more comfortable with yourself. You may want to take on projects that require concentration. Taking things easy and slowing your approach can work wonders for you. Still, personal revelations can emerge today as Chiron turns direct after five months of retrograde motion. Something that you buried or neglected is likely to surface and demand attention. You’re now feeling more equipped to handle problems in your personal life.
AquariusThe first half of the day is good for adopting a steady pace, dear Aquarius, as well as for stabilizing your emotions or a key area of your life. You’ll find it quite straightforward to rectify problems or clear up misunderstandings if needed today. There can be some helpful advice coming from behind the scenes or in your private world. You have a smart sense of priorities, and you may be able to further practical or business goals and feel quite accomplished as you do. You have good insight into what is excessive or weighing you down, making it easier to lighten your load. You’re also more able to see value in what you already have rather than reaching for something new. Passing on something can have its advantages! With Chiron turning direct after months of retrograde motion, vital truths are coming to light that can stir up all sorts of unusual or mixed feelings this week. These can lead to critical personal changes and improvements. You may be adjusting the ways you communicate or your mental outlook, bringing benefits your way.
PiscesWith Venus and Saturn in harmony today, being grounded in reality is comforting and appealing, dear Pisces. This transit encourages you to simplify, honor what’s already working for you, and enjoy a steady pace. You can be motivated to tackle tasks that were left unfinished or that you put off. It’s a good time for showing your loyalty to someone, too, as actions are speaking louder than words today. Your display of strength of character can open up opportunities for you, and good energy is with you for coming to the aid of a friend. Chiron turns direct after five months of retrograde motion, serving as a gentle nudge to take charge of problem areas in your life. Since Chiron is in your resources sector, the prompt can relate to whether you feel proud or respected for your contributions and value. It’s also a time when matters of money and business move forward.
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.