- The Moon is in Aquarius.
- The void Moon period starts today at 2:05 PM (and runs until tomorrow at 2:23 AM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Waning Crescent phase until 2:05 PM, after which the Moon is waxing and in its New phase.
- The New Moon occurs in the sign of Aquarius today at 2:05 PM.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from January 30th to February 20th).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou’re making room for connections, relationships, and projects that empower and excite you, dear Aries. The benefits of a reset are great, even if they’re not immediately apparent, and today’s New Moon and Venus-Jupiter alignment help pull things together. A new friendship, group connection, love interest through networking, or friendship goals can be in the works. Connections formed in the days and weeks ahead are likely to be especially enriching and beneficial. This can be a time of social refreshment and detoxing from pressured situations and goals. You’re feeding your soul and reminding yourself that happiness counts! A healthy level of detachment from personal concerns is good for you now. You might now find more time for sharing, connecting, and community. A lovely escape may be in the offing now. Watch for overdoing your pursuit of pleasure or taking on too many commitments, but look for opportunities to fully enjoy or express yourself.
TaurusToday’s New Moon brings fresh energy for career and reputation matters, dear Taurus, although it’s better to take new endeavors slowly with Mercury retrograde in the same sector until the 20th. Ths New Moon is nevertheless spectacular in its concentration of planets in one sign, and it occurs when your ruler, Venus, aligns with lucky Jupiter. These influences encourage long-term vision and expand feelings and pleasures related to your career or reputation. While this can lead to some excess, if expectations are kept moderate, it’s a fine time to connect and cooperate. The days and weeks ahead bring more confidence in your path. Doors might open up on professional or public levels. You’re radiating just the right amount of confidence, and you’re taking charge of your reputation, responsibilities, and business or career plans, with improvements in mind. You’re clearer about putting something behind you so that you can begin fresh. It’s the time of year for paying a little more attention to outside markers, and this can be very useful, but don’t forget to listen to your own heart.
GeminiToday’s New Moon and transits connected to it promote good feelings and optimism, dear Gemini. Of course, this does mean you should watch for overestimation, but you’re in great shape for a boost of confidence. It can be a time of romantic possibilities with someone offering you an entirely different perspective on life. A fun and healthy escape or mind-expanding experience may be in the offing and can be a real refresher. Stirrings of restlessness can motivate you to make improvements to your life. For some, news or outcomes now lead to more freedom, or changes that put you back into the driver’s seat are imminent. You are likely to feel a little bolder about expressing your likes and loves or about pursuing your heart’s desire. Sharing your ideas with others might lead to bigger opportunities. Today’s energies encourage activities that connect you with empowering ideas and experiences in the days and weeks ahead. This New Moon serves as a nudge toward acting on your need for more spirited and less routine living.
CancerWith today’s New Moon and Venus-Jupiter alignment, dear Cancer, you may find it easier to open up about a passion of yours or about a matter that you’ve been keeping under wraps. It’s a time for sharing responsibilities and combining resources or talents to advance your goals. Money or support may come through, or financial dealings can be successful. You might gain a supporter, backing, or counseling/advice. There could be a confidant that helps you release some frustrations. Your people instincts are powerful, and you may find joy through an intimate moment or a moment of self-honesty. Financial dealings can be successful now, and others are responsive as the usual barriers and boundaries dissolve. With this fresh start, you’re sure to gain incredible insight into which aspects of yourself you need to transform so that you can move forward, feeling more confident. Handling debts or shared resources more efficiently may be in order. This lunation can also stir up your desire for emotional intimacy.
LeoToday’s New Moon and Venus-Jupiter alignment occur in your partnership sector, dear Leo, and there can be distinct opportunities to win others over or to enhance a relationship. There can be mutual benefits through others, whether it’s about counseling, business, or romance in the days and weeks ahead. You express natural confidence, and you have a strong desire to move forward through forgiveness and acceptance. This lunation can be the beginning of eventual resolutions for long-standing problems in your relationships. Activities, significant events, and opportunities can emerge related to your one-to-one relationships. There can also be meaningful opportunities to learn about yourself through a significant other. You have more power to direct into a relationship or pursue a better balance in your life. Before you begin anew, you might seek resolution or closure regarding a past matter. You may see a new side of a person or situation, and someone could see you in a new, more positive light. Expressing love, pleasure, warmth, and affection comes more naturally than usual, and you’re likely to find others especially enjoy your company. Cooperating or merging with others can be in focus now. The weeks ahead are exceptional for making relationships work and for enhancing or attracting a partnership.
VirgoToday’s New Moon motivates you to take charge of your health, self-care initiatives, and work, dear Virgo. There may be a project in its development stages that consumes much of your attention, or you could be handling matters that help you get more organized and feel more in control of your life. This lunation occurs at the time of a Venus-Jupiter alignment and a powerful showing of planets in the same sector. You’re likely to discover ways to improve or enjoy your daily life and happily attend to your health and wellness. You more fully enjoy getting things done, working, helping, guiding, assisting, or being of service. You might also be feeling quite motivated to do meaningful work. The pleasing elements of your daily routine or work can be in strong focus. Drawing upon your people skills or attending to your daily affairs’ aesthetic side can benefit you greatly. Good humor can be healing. Gaining cooperation to complete chores can be easier than usual now. Sparks of attraction or love might even occur while pursuing your daily routines or health goals.
LibraToday’s New Moon and Venus-Jupiter alignment occur in your solar fifth house, dear Libra, and good energy is with you to expand your horizons through creative endeavors. Love can be magical, and your powers of attraction are strong. You’re generous with your heart, energy, and time. There can be meaningful opportunities to enjoy or express yourself more fully emerging in the days and weeks ahead. You have more power at your disposal to direct into your creative, love, or leisure pursuits. Putting something behind you or pulling yourself out of a rut can lead to new beginnings on romantic, recreational, and creative levels. You can be excited by ideas, conversations, or hope that make you feel especially vital and connected. This is a great time to inject some extra romance, affection, or fun into a relationship or your life in a general sense. It’s time to improve the fun, entertainment, leisure, and creative elements of your life.
ScorpioToday’s New Moon occurs when Venus aligns with Jupiter in your solar fourth house, dear Scorpio. It’s a beautiful time for feeling warmth or a feeling of abundance, particularly related to your family, the comforts of home, or your personal life. There can be an opportunity to bring more love, beauty, or harmony to a relationship or your domestic world in the days and weeks ahead. You might receive a gift–or give yourself one–that benefits the family or home. It’s a time for emphasizing cooperation, trust, and faith. It can also be an excellent time to clear space around the home. Whether you’re going bigger or creating the illusion of more space, it feels good. There can be nice progress on a long-term project. You might enjoy fond memories or activities that focus on comfort and security or familiarity. You’re inclined to make meaningful changes that enhance your current living conditions/arrangements, home matters, your domestic or personal life, and a sense of safety. Avoid acting on impulse, and instead, focus on learning about your true needs.
SagittariusToday’s New Moon is powerful for happy new beginnings, particularly regarding your studies, personal interests, transit, mobility, or daily affairs, dear Sagittarius. Venus and Jupiter align in your communications sector, further boosting this already unique New Moon. It can be the start of wonderful new ideas and projects that you’ll explore years into the future. Sharing ideas can be in pleasant focus. Opportunities to expand your knowledge, connections, or mental interests can emerge in the days and weeks ahead. You might enjoy new or improved means of transportation and communication, and you have more power to direct into your daily life. You could feel inspired to pursue a line of study or make contact. Success tends to come through word of mouth or bright ideas. Your good cheer and optimism can help strengthen close relationships. Promotion or publicity can be particularly favorable or prosperous. This lunation can serve to stir you intellectually and stimulate your curiosity. Disruptions in transportation or communications may bring about the need to do things differently. While the New Moon’s energy is exciting and fresh, it’s best to ease into new beginnings.
CapricornThe New Moon today is unique in its strong focus on one sign, and it happens when Venus and Jupiter come together in your solar second house, dear Capricorn. You can enjoy a special appreciation for recent blessings, and others appreciate your talents. There can be a pleasant feeling of abundance or a stronger drive to enjoy certain freedoms or the fruit of your labor. It’s an excellent start to a period in which you’re determined to enjoy the moment. Matters related to money, comfort, and taking care of business are in strong focus in the days and weeks ahead, with a creative and warm touch. It’s a good time to be open and generous with others, whether personally or professionally. Try not to set unrealistic pressure or time limits on something that doesn’t need to be rushed. There can be a gift or discovery of a resource that benefits you now. Enjoy some overview thinking regarding long-term goals and short-term issues in your life. This lunation may bring a pay raise or business advance, or it can fuel your enthusiasm and drive to take charge of matters of security, including finances and other areas of life that help you feel stable, supported, and secure.
AquariusVenus and Jupiter align in your sign today, and a New Moon occurs in Aquarius as well, dear Aquarius. You’re in excellent shape for personal presence, power, appeal, and charm. It’s a good time for generous moves, and it’s a time to start fresh. You might share your feelings, happiness, art, talents, and joy now–the tendency is to go big! You’re feeling incredibly confident about who you are and about dealing with life, in general. Sometimes, a dip of confidence occurs before your spirits rise. This New Moon is unique as it features many planets occupying your sign, not just the Sun and Moon. It’s a powerful time for personal reinvention, a new look, or a brand new approach to your life. People see you with fresh eyes. There can be more attention and focus on you than usual, and you might frequently be the subject of conversation in the weeks ahead. New light may shine on a matter regarding personal plans or health. Consider those elements of your life you want to improve. You could find yourself itching to do something new or to express yourself in different ways in the days and weeks ahead. Going forward, you have tremendous support for making changes that reflect your personal needs.
PiscesVenus aligns with Jupiter, and a New Moon occurs in your solar twelfth house today, dear Pisces, where there’s already a lot of power. You might free yourself from a burden or unhealthy attachment, or there can be forgiveness and understanding that help you move on and embrace your future in the days and weeks ahead. This can be a brilliant time for behind-the-scenes work that prompts new beginnings. A positive clearing of the air can happen now, and it’s best to take things slow and steady. Hindsight is especially valuable now, and you may feel energized after you’ve helped someone out. Listening to your heart comes far easier with today’s alignments in the sector of the past, endings, solitude, and privacy. Allow restlessness to push you to make positive changes and improvements, or to release adverse situations or frustrations and put them behind you. It’s a time to give back and settle karmic debts. You’re ready for a change from the inside out, and the goals are spiritual renewal and refreshment.
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.