- The Moon is in Taurus until 3:48 PM, after which the Moon is in Gemini.
- The Moon is void from 2:01 PM until 3:48 PM.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon happened on November 30th.
- Mars is retrograde (Mars is retrograde from October 30th, 2022, to January 12th, 2023).
- Mars Rx, Uranus Rx, and Chiron Rx.
- Mercury enters Capricorn today (Mercury is in Capricorn from December 6th, 2022, to February 11th, 2023).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMercury, the planet of communication, enters your career and reputation sector today, dear Aries, and will continue to influence this area of your life until February 11th. During this cycle, your thoughts frequently turn to plans and professional matters. This transit stirs much mental energy and increased involvement with career, reputation, and goal-setting activities. You are also more careful and even guarded in your communications, as you feel especially accountable for what you say and how you say it. Indeed, your words have more impact these days–keep in mind that they can be memorable! There may be decisions to make about your life direction, transitions, business, or career path. There is much information to absorb, learn, and take in that will assist you in making choices and furthering your goals, and it makes sense to pay close attention, but going too far with this can lead to fretting. Progress is in focus today, but it’s hard to put everything together so that ideas may not get off the ground. You’re thinking outside of the box about financial matters, which can benefit you greatly.
TaurusThe qualities that come most naturally to you tend to set the emotional tone of the day, dear Taurus. You crave more interactivity with Mercury moving into your sector of spirit, where it will transit until February 11th. This cycle helps ease self-expression and smooth out communications. It’s possible you feel inspired by an idea or learn something that excites you and positively impacts future projects. Increasingly, your aspirations and ideals are driving forces in your life, and this theme will increase further once Venus heads into this same sector in a few days. You can more frequently think about ways to enjoy a change of pace and experiences beyond the ordinary and mundane in the weeks ahead. There is a greater hunger for learning, but not the rote kind–you want to expand your knowledge instead. This transit stimulates your curiosity or mental restlessness if you’re not feeding your interests. Today can be an idea day, but it takes work to pull everything together into a cohesive whole. You could be a little tense if you can’t concentrate. You are going against the grain right now.
GeminiYour planetary ruler, Mercury, enters your solar eighth house today, dear Gemini, and will continue there for an extended stay until February 11th. Your intimate life, attachments, mysteries, psychology, investigations, work on the self, and long-term strategies are in focus in the weeks ahead. You’re looking for deeper meanings or the hidden agenda. Mercury brings some objectivity to complicated and deep-rooted emotions and circumstances. Discussions can intensify quickly, yet you readily detach yourself from topics enough to keep things rational, logical, and fair. You pick up much more from your environment than usual, seeing motives, subtleties, and power dynamics more clearly. It’s harder to break your concentration as you are far less sensitive to potential distractions. With this focus, you can move mountains. Still, today can be a little disjointed on mental levels in spots. Part of you might want to enforce change with rebellious behavior. There can be surprising reveals–you may even surprise yourself by divulging something. Perhaps a mischievous part of you wants to put the past behind you. Being mindful of this tendency can help to make life a little smoother.
CancerMercury moves into your opposite sign today for a stay until February 11th, dear Cancer. During this cycle, there can be fantastic opportunities to learn through your interactions with others. You’re also more inclined to make joint decisions. The idea now is to look at areas of your life from a different perspective. In the weeks ahead, you’re well-positioned to talk things through or sort things through rationally. This position could also mean others have a lot to say, or a lot of input, in your life at this stage. You have a stronger need for intellectual stimulation through others, and you seek out someone to share your ideas and decision-making processes. While you should honor your need for fresh approaches today, avoid overthinking or overreaching. Watch for a tendency to shock, challenge, or disrupt others if it’s coming from a desire for change. Look for new learning challenges or mix up your routine a little for the mental stimulation you crave.
LeoMercury enters your solar sixth house today, dear Leo, where it will transit until February 11th. You can get caught up in the details of your everyday life in the weeks ahead, and this can work for and against you! You may be dissecting problems, working on solving tricky matters, and finding solutions to practical problems. Do watch for overthinking and over-analyzing situations. You’ll do well for yourself if you put extra effort into organizing your space. Seek information that improves your health, habits, and daily routines for best results. Venus will head into this same sector in three days, bringing more warmth and benefits to your work, daily routines, and wellness pursuits. A busy period is ahead as you pay more attention to your work, health goals, daily affairs, and habits. Work or business requires nontraditional thinking today, and the desire to advance and innovate is strong. There can be some restlessness to combat now, but you are looking forward and discovering ways to improve. Scattered thoughts can lead to undue stress, so aim to prioritize.
VirgoMercury enters your solar fifth house for a stay until February 11th, dear Virgo. In the weeks ahead, you’re more self-expressive and can have a stronger desire to make sense of your feelings. You may analyze your love life, verbalize your affections, or pour more mental energy into games and creative pursuits. You are proud of your ideas and are received well. This transit encourages your need to share your observations and ideas with others. Thoughts might often turn to finding your joy, leisure, and entertainment or romance during this cycle, and you’re inclined to have a little extra fun with your communications. Today, you could have trouble prioritizing and focusing on one or two things. Your mind is hungry for freshness, and there are so very many things you want to learn and absorb! A scattered approach won’t satisfy in the long run, so consider ways to pace yourself.
LibraMercury enters your solar fourth house today, dear Libra, where it will transit until February 11th. Venus will do the same in three days, bringing further interest in family, domestic life, support systems, your roots, and the past. Conversations and thoughts more often revolve around these things in the weeks ahead. Activity increases in your home, which can include work, learning, or studying. You’re bringing more logic and rationale to your personal life; this transit can also open up communication with loved ones. Today, stale thinking and the same old routine need to go–the day challenges you to let go of familiar thinking patterns and create new ones. There can be some tension or stress if you’re not acknowledging this need for change. Some plans can be up in the air, interfering with your state of mind. Get in touch with the part of you that knows you have to think outside the box to get over a hump. Ideas are not fully formed yet, but worthy of your attention.
ScorpioMercury enters your solar third house today, dear Scorpio, staying for longer than usual — until February 11th. It’s a mentally busy time when you’re inclined to do a lot of connecting, calling, writing, and sharing. Venus will enter this same sector in three days, further emphasizing earning and communicating. You’re putting out feelers and learning many diverse but useful things. Keeping and getting in touch with others can lead to meaningful opportunities. Ideally, talking, writing, and studying can be good ways to handle stress in the period ahead. Today, it’s easy to overwhelm yourself with information. It’s not necessarily important to specialize, but it’s a good idea to avoid the feeling of being mentally scattered since it puts unnecessary stress on you.
SagittariusMercury enters your solar second house today, dear Sagittarius, where it will stay for longer than usual, until February 11th. You’re in great shape to focus on priorities during this cycle. You’re drawn more to concrete facts and certainties than dreams and visions in the weeks ahead. On some level, this tendency simplifies your life, although you could be missing critical spiritual considerations when making decisions and drawing conclusions. Fortunately, it’s a good time to analyze and sort out your finances. Solving practical problems comes more readily. Today, however, your mind can work overtime thinking up new ideas. Consider that it’s temporarily difficult to discern between a whim and real innovation. You are in need of fresh thinking along financial lines, but overthinking is not going to help you. In fact, it’s likely to make you nervous. Once you learn to calm your mind today, you get yourself into a better position to see patterns naturally.
CapricornMercury enters your sign today, dear Capricorn, where it will transit until February 11th. This is an extended stay for Mercury–a time when you’re more curious, talkative, and on the move. You might feel it re-awakens you on a mental level. You want to start fresh and think innovatively. While you’re more inclined to talk, you tend to make executive decisions now. Work or projects might fall into your lap. It’s the time of year when you can most easily use the power of words to attract what you want for yourself. Today, your mind is quick, but it can be harder to concentrate. Your mind can end up racing if you don’t consciously work on slowing it down. You need a change on a mental level, and this can be the reason for the unrest you’re feeling. Look for something fresh to think about or a new learning challenge. Otherwise, you may be inclined to stir up some controversy just to get things started, which could lead to unpleasant results.
AquariusMercury heads into your solar twelfth house for a stay until February 11th, dear Aquarius. While this can be a cycle of limbo for some issues, it’s an intense time for reflection. Sorting through recent experiences can be helpful. Ideas and projects are in the developmental stage, and you intuitively sense that you should wait to share them until they–and you–are ready. You could have a stronger need for privacy or solitude for making decisions. The best ideas tend to come from periods of being alone and in better touch with your inner world. You can think a lot about the recent past, your feelings, and where you are “at” in your journey. You are more impressionable than usual, but you can often keep your observations to yourself during this cycle. You could be (or should be) doing more contemplative activities, research, and reflection. Discretion may, in fact, benefit you in the weeks ahead. Today, it can be challenging to get your thoughts in order, but you’re thinking up interesting new ideas and methods.
PiscesMercury heads into your solar eleventh house today, dear Pisces, where it will transit until February 11th. This cycle brings special attention and thought or conversation to teams, friendships, networking, groups, community, and causes. It’s an inventive period for ideas, although it’s not always the most practical period. You want to stretch your brain, fulfill happiness goals, make contact, and reach out. Group activities and friendships can be more involving. It’s satisfying to keep abreast of current affairs and happenings with friends or in your community and networks. Conversations with friends and various networking activities increase and offer learning experiences. Today, your senses are stimulated, perhaps to the point of feeling scattered. You may feel that distractions prevent you from getting to a conclusion. However, new ideas and plans energize you, and it’s best not to let go of the creative process. Challenges to your thinking can ultimately help you to think more clearly.
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.