- The Moon is in Leo until 10:14 AM, after which the Moon is in Virgo.
- The void Moon continues until 10:14 AM (since yesterday at 8:52 PM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase until 9:27 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 6th in the sign of Cancer.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from December 29th, 2022-January 18th, 2023).
- Mars is retrograde for two more days (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:
AriesFamily matters seem to be strengthening, dear Aries, and you can feel more dedication to working things through. Your instincts for success are strong, and you’re absorbing a tremendous amount from your environment. You can be building your confidence. Organizing is in positive focus. Later today, ambitions may be high but can cause some tension until you sort out your thoughts. The tendency to make too much of a situation is a potential problem. Consider, however, that trying to explain your way out of something is likely to be a waste of time.
TaurusYou are in a great position to secure or organize an area of your life today, dear Taurus. You’re seeing the value of preparation right now, so take advantage. It’s also a good time to socialize or pursue a special interest or project. Willingness to talk things through and come up with solutions to problems can be notable now. As the day advances, there can be a lot going on just under the surface of things that can sometimes interfere with clarity and purposefulness. You could also feel somewhat drained or demotivated, but the pressures to perform and get things done are just as high. The result can be inertia! Aim to do your best to separate the wheat from the chaff with incoming information.
GeminiYou find it easy to brush feelings aside so that you can take care of business as the day begins, dear Gemini. You may come up with excellent ideas about business, financial, or health matters. With your ruler, Mercury, still retrograde and Mars in your sign as well, it’s best to take time for conclusions, but you can be productive in the meantime. Later today, however, signals easily get crossed. Insecurities about being able to meet your goals may lead to uncomfortable situations or tension in your relationships. Watch for putting too much value in things that don’t deserve your attention. Overlooking important details can also be a problem.
CancerIt’s easier than usual to pace yourself in the first part of the day, dear Cancer. You readily learn from mistakes, and this openness benefits you greatly. You might gain some appreciation or recognition for your intelligence, insight, or creativity. The ideas you entertain today are both creative and practical. Still, it’s not particularly straightforward to make a decision as the day advances. You may be hedging a little. Try to release the pressure to fill specific goals quickly. It’s better to focus on what you can do to move forward. Frustrations can be magnified, but you’re working toward a beautiful new perspective once you work beyond fears or insecurities.
LeoYou can find it natural to put aside problems and accept responsibilities today, dear Leo. In fact, you’re in the mood to organize an area of your life or otherwise find ways to make a situation work for you. Negotiating and cooperating with others, particularly with loved ones, come readily. People are fair, straightforward, and open. It can be a good time to iron out differences or tackle projects that can benefit from a cooperative effort. As the day advances, people can be rather touchy, temporarily clouding discussions. You’re inclined to question your decisions. Try not to pressure yourself too hard to be on the ball. You may need some time to center yourself since information is likely contradictory or missing. Aim to focus on improvement and be sure not to rush things that don’t have a deadline.
VirgoClarity is with you as you begin the day, dear Virgo, and conversations are two-way. People are reasonable and willing to meet you halfway. It’s natural to draw your attention to fixing problems and filling responsibilities. It can be a resourceful time when you make the most of what you have. As the day advances, there can be a triggering of buried feelings, and while it can be frustrating, it may be best to treat it as a chance to rid yourself of old resentments. The Moon moves into your sign today, and starting fresh on an emotional level is in focus.
LibraThe first half of the day is good for clarifications and sincere communications, dear Libra. Making minor improvements to your life is especially favored on emotional, mental, and physical levels. Practical intelligence heightens. You might thoroughly enjoy making budgets, plans, and strategies. You can find support in unexpected places. Later today, a doubt can surface, but don’t let it drag you down. You’ll likely arrive at a broader perspective later, and it may be that focusing on a flaw right now is ultimately helpful. Conversations can be touchy in the meantime, but also highly revealing if you look more closely.
ScorpioYou can feel grounded today, dear Scorpio, and enjoy focusing on getting things in order. Your thinking is realistic and practical, leading to moderate, appropriate actions that benefit you long-term. Self-expression comes beautifully. Even so, people can be especially sensitive to what’s communicated later today. It’s best to keep in mind that not everything will be taken the right way. There is a sense of opening up sore spots now, which ideally leads to a better understanding of vulnerabilities. A little discomfort could end up working to your benefit if you learn something from it.
SagittariusPacing yourself feels good and is successful in the first part of the day, dear Sagittarius. You appreciate it when people are fair and cooperative. You could experience some form of backing or commitment from family or related to your home life now, stirring a solid desire to plan and work more enthusiastically towards your goals. Fearless dealing with emotional issues can figure strongly and is effectively quite practical, helping you approach your life with balance. It’s a fantastic time for observation and strategy. Later today, it can be difficult to back a decision fully, as there is a sense that something is exaggerated or magnified, good or bad.
CapricornYou could be excited to make progress on projects dear to your heart, dear Capricorn, and with more meaningfulness, you are all the more dedicated. Transits early today boost your communications and transportation systems. Your influence and powers of persuasion are enhanced, and your connections are at once inspiring and practically supportive. Still, we approach a Mercury-Chiron square later today, and connecting is more complicated. Vague disappointments from your past or feelings of guilt have their way of creeping up on you as the day advances. It’s temporary and ultimately illuminating.
AquariusSorting something out boosts your confidence early today, dear Aquarius. It’s easy to put tricky issues aside and get the job done, so to speak. You’re well-positioned to assess the practical value of things, and your business sense is particularly sharp. Your enthusiasm and willingness to work to achieve your desires positively impact your income, work, or health. As the day advances, however, it’s not as straightforward to make decisions that you can get fully behind. Temporarily, worries and concerns magnify. Misunderstandings or hurt feelings can occur through communications that are taken the wrong way.
PiscesYour unique qualities or dedication are in the spotlight and more noticeable as you begin the day, dear Pisces. Bonding over ideas and principles can figure strongly. You might also feel more optimistic about a budding friendship or a creative project. There can be pleasant opportunities for creative productivity and meaningful relationships. Fortunately, it comes naturally to approach your world in a balanced manner. As the day advances, however, communications can become quite complicated. It’s easy to touch a nerve. As such, there can be some challenges in getting a message across tactfully. Making mountains out of molehills is entirely possible now. Ideally, it ultimately leads to a better understanding of one another.
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.