- The Moon is in Taurus.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 29th.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from December 29th, 2022-January 18th, 2023).
- Mars is retrograde (Mars is retrograde from October 30th, 2022, to January 12th, 2023).
- Mercury Rx, Mars Rx, and Uranus Rx.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou’re in a position where settling and relaxing is very seductive on an emotional level, dear Aries. The Moon is in your resources sector, turning your attention to some of the more practical details of your plans. Still, it can be a fertile time for work, business, and other practical ideas. Mercury’s retrograde enables a new perspective on old problems, projects, and approaches, particularly related to your long-term goals. Today, you’re eager to discover unique ways to manage your life better. The insights you have today can help and empower you.
TaurusThe Moon spends the day in your sign, dear Taurus, and you’re attracting some nice attention your way. You’re present, personal, and interested. Others gravitate to your conversation, ideas, and opinions, and you may be leading the way. There can be positive experiences and connections with others–your personality shines, and others may especially enjoy your input and company. You might guide others in the right direction by sharing helpful information or advice. Learning something that puts a positive spin on a past matter can figure strongly.
GeminiThe Moon spends time in the sign just behind yours today, dear Gemini, encouraging you to take extra time for emotional healing and renewal. A break from a busy pace or demanding situations can be in order as the current lunar cycle draws to a close. This way, when you emerge as the Moon enters Gemini, you’re refreshed, with a strong understanding of your needs. Today’s transits also inspire you to improve your personal life and intimate relationship with yourself. A stronger awareness of your fears, attachments, and dependencies can be behind this. Ideas and strategies for better managing your life and dealing with problem areas can come to you in a wonderful flash. Sharing helpful ideas and support can figure strongly, and so can connecting with your inner wisdom.
CancerSupporting others with helpful advice or specialized knowledge can be enjoyable today, dear Cancer. You’re looking within, but you’re also staying in touch, and this balanced approach can serve you well. A friendship or project can be positive and growth-focused–even motivating. You could find yourself on the same page with a significant someone. Positive energy is with you for networking, communicating, and learning from others and your experiences. Something or someone could inspire you to move forward on a personal goal, dream, or plan, and you are beginning to see that these things are doable.
LeoYou are more emotionally invested in your reputation or performance than usual as you start the new year, dear Leo. This transit gives you a gentle push to do your best. You can be especially motivated and energized, ready to take on almost anything, and ideas for work or health are especially fertile now. There can be a lot of satisfaction in offering your practical support, largely through information or your skills. People in high places may be looking on you especially favorably. Still, transits stir your idealism, and you’re inspired to dream, plan for the future, and think in broad terms.
VirgoToday’s transits are strong for coming to a new perspective, whether about a creative project, a romance, or a hobby, dear Virgo. You can be especially helpful in a mentor capacity and nurturing others through your words, inspired to express yourself more spiritedly. Open yourself to the possibility of forming connections that further a creative project or educational matter as the Sun and the North Node harmonize. People stir good feelings in you, perhaps encouraging your new ideas and beliefs or a positive attitude. There is warmth and an air of acceptance in the day’s energies. You can feel especially protected by and protective of loved ones, which can improve your bond.
LibraYou begin the year in excellent shape for rethinking home and family affairs, dear Libra, and coming to new strategies to improve things. It’s also a good time to share personal thoughts and memories with special people in your life. Your judgment is sharp for opportunities. You may very well find new meaning and purpose in something you’re doing now. There is a good sense of when to take the lead and when to let others do so. You might feel stronger through family or intimate relationships, and focusing on these positive, supportive matters makes sense. Your natural enthusiasm and charm can readily sell a good idea or plan.
ScorpioThe Moon spends the day in your solar seventh house, dear Scorpio, and it’s a good time for leaning on someone or putting more energy and heart into your relationships. You’re in greater need of peace and harmony now. Still, you can take a special interest in a project, idea, or topic. The benefits of a friend, partner, or support system can become apparent as the Sun harmonizes with the Moon and North Node in your partnership sector. Others might spark ideas or renew your motivation. A partner can be encouraging, whether this is a direct or indirect influence. Collaborating or brainstorming can be very productive now. The desire for growth and improvement is powerful as you begin the new year.
SagittariusYour connections can be supportive and meaningful today, dear Sagittarius, and people can be rich sources of ideas. Your motivation and dedication are building. It can be a powerful time to discover information you may have missed in the past, particularly concerning finances. Your intuition is working more powerfully–or you’re answering to it more than usual–and seeing things in a new light can be rewarding. You’re connecting with the right resources to help you further your work or wellness interests. You can have an overwhelming interest in expressing your values through your everyday life, and improvement and growth are on your mind.
CapricornToday’s transits help you find satisfying channels for expressing your feelings, dear Capricorn. It’s a good day for creating, sharing, and enjoying yourself. The Sun in your sign harmonizes with the Moon and the North Node in your sector of joy, and you’re notably more positive, confident, active, and forward-focused. You have more faith in a relationship or a creative project showing wonderful promise. You might connect with someone who encourages you to express your more affectionate, romantic, or creative side. There can be advances in creativity, entertainment, romance, or hobbies. You’re feeding your spirit with interesting ideas or experiences as you begin the new year.
AquariusCreative energy is strong as you begin the new year, dear Aquarius. You are particularly insightful about matters of the past. Seeing an old problem in a new way can be liberating on some level today. This can be an excellent day to daydream and consider new possibilities. The Moon spends the day in your home and family sector, aligning with the North Node, and both bodies harmonize with the Sun. It’s a positive combination for connecting with goals that will improve your life. You can feel inspired to dream and plan, and you can get in better touch with desires and needs that may be lying just below the surface of things, things you don’t always acknowledge. It can also be an active period for a better feeling of harmony with family or beauty and peace in the home environment.
PiscesPeople seek your guidance, advice, or support, dear Pisces, and you’re happy to share your ideas and generous with your time. There can be inspiration to find through friends or networks right now, and a conversation or bit of news can inspire you to reinvigorate a special interest or project that has strong potential. Pay special attention to information coming in and to your instincts today. These things can seem to magically guide you in the direction of positive growth and change related to transportation, learning, and studies. Items that keep you connected, such as phones, computers, or even bicycles and cars, can also figure strongly or enjoy improvements now.
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.