- The Moon is in Leo all day.
- There is no void Moon today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase.
- The Full Moon in Cancer occurred on December 29th, and the Last Quarter Moon will happen on January 6th.
- Mars is not retrograde but is in its post-retrograde shadow until January 2, 2021.
- Current retrogrades: Uranus Rx.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesWith the Moon in your romance and “play” sector all day, dear Aries, you are likely to feel energized. You need to make some room for spontaneity and personal enjoyment. You’re in a playful, expressive mood. A Mercury-Neptune transit stimulates your imagination, helping you gain some insight into life-path goals and projects. Intuitive thinking and connecting through mental chemistry figure strongly with this aspect. There can be imaginative exchanges and interesting daydreams now. Today is excellent for nurturing and enjoying your ambitious side, but it’s also great for embracing your deeper feelings and attachments.
TaurusToday’s energies help smooth over some of the rougher edges of your life, dear Taurus. A soothing or inspiring conversation may be part of this with Mercury sextile Neptune. You can feel inspired to dream up special plans or ideas. Discussions tend to lead in all the right directions, even though they may not be particularly structured. Detours and deviations tend to engage the imagination and work well for you right now. Even the smallest gestures go a long way now, so be sure to reach out. Brainstorming or networking can lead to bright ideas or solutions to predicaments. You might prefer to stick to familiar settings today with the Moon in your home and family sector all day.
GeminiYou can be in an especially chatty and curious mood with the Moon in your communications sector all day, dear Gemini. You can feel you’re flowing along rather than fighting your way through the day with a Mercury-Neptune transit. You’re comfortable in your own skin, and this ease encourages your imagination to flow in supportive ways. Patience is rewarding now. Dreams of an exciting direction can inspire you now. Your powers of imagination and creative envisioning are excellent, and you might solve a problem intuitively. Self-expression flows well. As you relax and get comfortable, you come to useful conclusions.
CancerYou’re in particularly good shape for gaining some perspective today, dear Cancer. Getting yourself into a pleasant groove is important with the Moon in your solar second house–you’re thinking about the things that keep you feeling safe, secure, and comfortable. You want to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. Your needs are pleasantly simple and definite right now, which eases your mind and your interactions. Still, a Mercury-Neptune transit inspires imaginative conversations. The details are less relevant to you than the overall meaning under today’s transits. Interactions with others are likely to be comforting and possibly also healing, or they are a little off the beaten track, inspiring curiosity. Efforts towards making peace and accepting one another can be in focus and successful.
LeoThe Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Leo, and you crave active connections to the world around you. You’re attracting attention now–you’re more than willing to start the year feeling fresh. Still, the day holds strong potential for relaxing your mind. It doesn’t mean you have to be idle. You might keep yourself busy doing something soothing that you genuinely enjoy, which is a form of meditation in motion. You may be able to resolve a tricky emotional problem or situation. Intimate relationships can thrive. Conversations are accepting but also gently stimulating, and intuition can lead you to the right information. Good energy is with you for letting your imagination take you to inspiring places.
VirgoWith the Moon in your solar twelfth house all day, you begin the year in tune with your inner desires, dear Virgo. You’re inclined to want to keep things quiet or on the down-low for now. Still, you possess more than usual psychic energy and personal magnetism today due to a Mercury-Neptune transit. This influence tends to increase your feelings of ease or acceptance of current circumstances, and it’s freeing! You might have a mind-opening experience now as you entertain unusual and different perspectives. You can come to a helpful new view of a matter that once puzzled you. Playing with ideas and possibilities feels right–it’s easier to relax your thinking and let your imagination go. Understanding and compassion are the best ways to open doors right now.
LibraToday’s Moon stimulates your friendliness, dear Libra, bringing out your need for a sense of belonging. Transits now tend to loosen you up, freeing and relaxing your mind. Still, you might want to wrap your mind around a mystery or another mental activity that is both enjoyable and absorbing. Resolving a problem may benefit from a step back from hard thinking. Opening up and enjoying conversations comes more naturally with the atmosphere today, as there is little or no pressure to be precise. Communications or news shared today can inspire you with new ideas, or you might decide to connect with a loved one and share something special.
ScorpioWith the Moon at the top of your solar chart as you begin the new year, dear Scorpio, you may be in the spotlight, or you’re focusing on your bigger, longer-term goals. There is powerfully creative and patient energy with you today that can be therapeutic, helping you to unwind and enjoy yourself. Mercury and Neptune’s harmonious aspect boosts your imagination and can produce conversations that inspire or touch you. You may want to pull yourself away from the details of a particular situation or problem and let your intuition work for you. Your words and ideas are received well. It’s a good day for romantic gestures, particularly of the verbal kind, and expressions of love or affection.
SagittariusToday’s Mercury-Neptune influence encourages you to look at situations in different ways, dear Sagittarius. Your imagination comes alive. Engaging conversations can figure strongly, particularly with or about family, or they might relate to home or domestic matters. The Moon transits your spirit sector all day–another uplifting influence! You can be in a philosophical mood, inclined to look at the big picture rather than the details. You’re in great shape for dreaming and exploring possibilities, and you can find it rather easy to get into a more forgiving, zen frame of mind.
CapricornEmotionally today, you’re gravitating towards deeper, more satisfying conversations and experiences, dear Capricorn. A Mercury-Neptune transit is good for smoothing over the nerves. It’s not the time to rush decisions, and it feels good to exercise some patience. Today’s energies favor making extra room for imagination and wonder. Stepping back from problems so that you can see situations in a new way comes more naturally. You’re inclined to notice the hidden layers of a matter as you do. It’s easy to smooth over differences with others. Reaching out in even the smallest of ways can be rewarding. You’re likely to feel energized and rejuvenated through your communications, the news, or your studies.
AquariusYour energy levels might not be up to par with the Moon in your opposite sign today, dear Aquarius, but you’re in great shape for seeing the other side. A Mercury-Neptune aspect helps you take a break from overanalyzing or overthinking. It’s easier to let go of tension and allow your imagination to engage. Conversations can help inspire you and stimulate your objectivity as you come to a more comfortable perspective on a situation. You’re in great shape for dreaming up plans. The trick is to avoid investing too much in the details or the destination so that you can genuinely enjoy the process.
PiscesThe year begins with high motivation for work, health, and fitness routines, dear Pisces. You’re at your emotional best when you keep yourself busy with odds and ends today. Clearing the clutter helps you clear your mind right now. Even so, today’s Mercury-Neptune aspect helps you step back from problems and let your intuition engage. It brings particularly smooth energy for communicating and interacting. Your words can inspire others, and you can find inspiration in what others are saying. A calm and gentle theme works well for you. There can be a meaningful connection made with a friend today, and it feels good to interact, share, and accept.
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.