- The Moon is in Aries.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- A New Moon occurred on the 13th in the sign of Capricorn, and a First Quarter Moon will occur tomorrow.
- There are no major retrogrades.
- Mercury is not yet retrograde, but is in its pre-retrograde shadow
- The Sun enters Aquarius today (the Sun transits Aquarius from January 19th to February 18th).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Moon transits your sign all day, dear Aries, revitalizing your spirit. The Sun moves into your social sector, starting a month-long cycle that emphasizes making connections and enjoying relationships. Until February 18th, your desire to contribute, socialize, connect, or focus on personal happiness goals comes to the fore. There is some de-emphasis of career or life-plan goals and increasing interest in finding your happiness. You might have a stronger influence on friends and groups. The weeks ahead are strong for trying on new styles and ideas. It’s a period for planting seeds in the form of ideas, dreams, and hopes. Benefits come your way when you recognize your need for others at this time in the solar year.
TaurusWhile the Moon continues its transit of your privacy sector today, dear Taurus, the Sun heads to the most visible part of your chart for a stay until February 18th. In the month ahead, you’ll be bringing more strength and personality to your public or professional life. You’re investing more of yourself into your professional or social standing, what others think of you, and your ability to meet your responsibilities. Your performance stands out more than usual. As long as your needs for approval are balanced and moderate, they can serve a useful purpose. You now come to a high point of the year with your career or reputation. It’s a time of setting goals and priorities. While the Sun moves through this sector of your chart, you’ll be more aware of your responsibilities and the impact you’re making.
GeminiThe Sun heads into your solar ninth house today, dear Gemini, and will transit this area of your chart until February 18th. You’ve just experienced a solar cycle that has kept you rather focused on subtleties and perhaps the darker side of life. This new cycle points to a more outgoing phase as it awakens your forward-looking, exploratory nature. The weeks ahead are excellent for nurturing your mind, body, and spirit with different activities, viewpoints, ideas, books, courses, and connections with people who have different perspectives. Your aspirations and ideals are stronger driving forces in your life at this time of the year. It’s an excellent cycle in which to lift yourself above your usual routines, even in little ways, so that you can better consider the bigger picture.
CancerThe Sun moves into your intimacy sector for a month-long stay, dear Cancer, and you’re in excellent shape for focused attention on projects and relationships you care about. It’s a time of year when you crave a little more from life. Or, you might rid yourself of a bad habit or attitude and thus gain more personal power and a stronger sense of personal accomplishment. Changes, both inner and outer, tend to occur now that remind you that you’re growing, learning, and transforming. An increased focus on intimate connections, sharing, and financial or emotional support can figure strongly in the month ahead. You might also feel driven to get to the bottom of complex matters. The Sun is now shining its light on some of the things that are typically hidden from view. Your private world assumes more importance, and you take more notice of the hidden elements of circumstances and people around you.
LeoThe Moon spends another day in your solar ninth house of spirit, higher learning, and adventure, dear Leo, encouraging a happy focus on the future today. The Sun enters your partnership sector today, where it will transit until February 18th. This cycle brings your need for others to the fore in the weeks ahead, particularly a partner in some shape or form. Relationships are in strong focus, and you’re likely to discover yourself through feedback or your interactions with someone special. The challenge now is to find a balance between independence and accommodation. There can be special attention to negotiations and self-expression through your relationships. You’re also more sensitive to imbalances in your life now, and you may be seeking more harmony.
VirgoThe Sun begins its transit of your solar sixth house today, dear Virgo, and until February 18th, health and fitness goals and work or daily routines come into stronger focus. Schedules, habits, and organization in your life assume more importance, making the weeks ahead especially useful for taking care of details that help get your life into smoother working order. You’re taking more pride in these systems, your work, or your self-care programs. Health goals assume more importance in your life in the weeks ahead. Taking charge of your work and health is rewarding as a need to lead a more organized, productive, and healthier lifestyle awakens within you. The Moon spends another day in your intimacy sector, sparking the desire for activities that engage your emotions.
LibraThe Sun moves into harmony with your sign today, dear Libra, and will continue transiting your sector of self-expression and creativity until February 18th. Enjoying and expressing yourself in fulfilling, heartwarming ways can be in strong focus in the weeks ahead. Good energy and inspiration are with you for creative efforts, pleasures, hobbies, and romance. You’re more inclined to embrace and share your talents, abilities, and affections. You more readily reach out and seek feedback and reinforcement in the upcoming weeks. You are in touch with the “child within,” and your playful, spontaneous, and affectionate approach to life can win you some positive attention. The Moon spends another day in your partnership sector, and you’re focusing on harmonizing and balancing.
ScorpioThe Sun begins its transit of your solar fourth house today, dear Scorpio, and until February 18th, there can be potent reminders of your roots, foundation, and closest ties. You’re bringing healing, refinement, and organization to your home life and family relationships. It’s also a time to get in close touch with what’s in your heart and for nesting on a psychological level. It’s not the most adventurous or outgoing cycle in the Sun’s journey through your chart, but it’s vital for establishing a sense of identity, comfort, and increased self-knowledge. Increasingly, you’re finding satisfying ways to relax and get comfortable. Worldly ambitions tend to take a backseat in the weeks ahead. While outside interests and responsibilities are still important, this is a time for honoring your need for time to replenish and center yourself as well as some familiarity or routine.
SagittariusThe Sun moves into your communications sector today, dear Sagittarius, spotlighting your connections, thoughts, studies, and mind until February 18th. The weeks ahead are excellent for branching out and learning new things. The Sun here tends to keep you busy and on the ball. Because your interests and the demands on you can be very diverse, it may not be easy to focus, but branching out can serve you well. You’re more aware of what needs repairing, healing, and improving in your environment, communications, and interactions. It’s a good time to put your feelers out for new ideas and interesting news. Expect everyday affairs to take up much of your time in the coming month.
CapricornThe Moon spends the day in your home and family sector, dear Capricorn, and you crave some familiarity and a gentler pace. The Sun heads into your resources sector, and you’ll be focusing on building and developing pet projects in the coming weeks. The Sun finishes its yearly, month-long transit of your sign today, and you’re now coming down to earth just a little. Until February 18th, you enjoy a wonderfully grounding Sun transit, and you can make the best of it by increasing activities that remind you of the importance and beauty of the moment. It’s a great time for building and developing upon recent ideas and new projects or pursuits. You gravitate toward what makes you feel comfortable and secure.
AquariusThe Sun moves into your sign today, dear Aquarius, and will be your guest until February 18th, boosting your confidence and visibility. You may feel as if you are coming out of the shadows in some way now. If you’ve wanted to make positive changes to your image, then this is an excellent time for doing so. You have more impact and personal presence during this cycle. It’s a time for seizing the day and shaping your life as you’d like it to be. This solar cycle emphasizes you, your personal needs, personality, plans, and attitude towards meeting and greeting the world. You are regaining your initiative now with the Sun in your sign. The Moon spends today in your communications sector, and the need to stay connected seems to dominate.
PiscesThe Sun enters your privacy sector today, dear Pisces, and until February 18th, shines a light on your inner world. It’s a time of the year when spiritual, non-material, and emotional matters assume more importance in your life. It’s a good time for forgiving others and for letting go of those things you no longer need, if necessary. You might withdraw a little from more worldly endeavors, and you need more time for introspection, reflection, or rest. You might wrap up a project or tie up loose ends rather than throw yourself into something entirely new. Goals may not be clear right now, and they don’t need to be. It’s time for tidying up your life on emotional and mental levels, as well as processing and digesting recent experiences.
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.