- The Moon is in Virgo until 5:02 PM, after which the Moon is in Libra.
- A void Moon period occurs from 2:45 PM to 5:02 PM today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 17th in the sign of Cancer, and the Last Quarter Moon will happen on the 25th.
- Mercury Rx and Venus Rx.
- Venus is retrograde (Venus is retrograde from December 19th, 2021, to January 29th, 2022).
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from January 14th to February 3rd).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou might watch for a tendency to rush something or succumb to pressures to get far too much done in a short period, dear Aries. It can be challenging to focus, which comes down to feeling torn between the desire for more adventure or life experience and the need to straighten out details. However, bringing more order to your daily affairs seems necessary before moving your bigger plans ahead. The Sun and retrograde Mercury are about to meet in your sector of social connections, dreams, and hopes. As a result, important thinking, news, or conversations can give you new insight into recent events, decisions, or problems, and these are illuminating today and tomorrow. They’re likely to relate to friends, projects, and relationships. You can be especially sensitive to what’s going on around you and to what’s communicated right now. Still, you’re gathering valuable information, and it’s a great time for processing, reviewing, and rediscovering old interests or plans. While this insight is still in its new and raw stages, it puts you on the road to brand new beginnings. Memories or surprise meetings can change your perspective.
TaurusYou can feel somewhat torn between applying yourself to a challenging project/problem and enjoying some fun time today, dear Taurus. You might waver between trusting someone or something on the one hand and questioning motives on the other. Signals can cross in love matters with the chances of both parties feeling moody. The day does smooth out later on. It could even leave you with some food for thought. You’re in an excellent position to review recent ideas, projects, or decisions, particularly about business or the longer-term, more important items. Approaching life direction and long-term goals in new ways can be fruitful, perhaps leading to significant ideas and plans. Ambitions, career, responsibilities, or reputation issues can be in focus, and your observations today can be invaluable later. Still, it’s not yet the time for conclusive or definite decision-making. While you’re making strides, be especially aware of what you say today since Mercury is retrograde in the most public area of your solar chart, and your words have more impact than usual.
GeminiExcess energy can be a little problematic with a Moon-Mars square today, dear Gemini. If used positively, feeling frustrated with your domestic situation or your emotional life can light a fire under you to get things sorted out. It’s best not to juggle too much today. Especially as the day advances, you have the chance to see things in new ways with the Sun and retrograde Mercury heading into alignment. Thoughts might turn to the past or recent decisions and plans, and your fresh take on a situation is helpful. The conversations you engage in now can be enlightening. Issues related to education, transportation, beliefs, or publishing can be in stronger focus. What you read and hear about today can be invaluable for future projects or inspire new thinking and ideas that have the power to stick with you for some time to come. Compelling interests and ideas can emerge now.
CancerThere’s some tendency to overreach today, dear Cancer, and it can feel very chaotic if this is the case. Alternatively, you can be on edge with concerns about problem areas related to work/health issues, finding it hard to get much done with your attention divided. Try to tune out some of the extras now for best results. Do your best to keep personal and work matters separate. Especially as the day advances, it’s easier to be objective. New insight into an old relationship or your own psyche can be helpful and enlightening today and tomorrow. The Sun is about to align with retrograde Mercury in your solar eighth house, making it a powerful time to delve into your feelings and intimate thoughts. If you’re a little self-absorbed now, it may very well be a valuable exercise. You’re likely to gain a meaningful clue or further information on a matter, but it’s not yet time for a conclusion. Thoughts, ideas, news, or conversations about private or financial matters now can lead to important directions or developments in the future.
LeoThere can be plenty of interference to navigate today, dear Leo, whether it’s because a lot is going on around you or because you’re dealing with a fear of missing out. There can be some crankiness to deal with, mostly related to rushing or impatience to handle needs and desires. You’re also especially sensitive to your money situation or sense of security. Especially as the day advances, you may look at a relationship in a new way, or someone helps you see a whole new perspective on a matter, and it’s illuminating! You’re unlikely to have all the answers now, but it’s a powerful time for seeing problems and people in a new light. Counseling or negotiating can be significant. Today is strong for opening up conversations about the past since there is more consideration for both sides of a situation. The significance of your ideas or discussions today may not be clear yet, but they can lead to important conclusions or directions down the road.
VirgoYour desire for independence is prominent today, dear Virgo, but it can feel a bit at odds with your drive for more comfort and predictability. However, if you pace yourself, you may find ways to satisfy both needs. You could find yourself between others’ dilemmas in spots today, but it’s easier to detach as the day advances. The Sun and retrograde Mercury are heading into alignment in your work and health sector, and you approach problems from a different angle, which can be very helpful. This transit helps you see some of the details of your life that you previously missed. You might gain meaningful insight into a work, chore, or health issue. Ideas born now can have great significance later. You seem to be the go-to person for help or information, and you enjoy this role today. It’s better to think about what you can do to improve and tweak current projects and ideas than to start all-new ones, but your thinking in this regard is creative.
LibraYour mind can be in overdrive in spots today, dear Libra, but it’s better not to overthink. Try to put aside tension over personal viewpoints, paperwork, or errands. While your spirit for discovery is active and will continue to motivate you for many weeks, you may also need some time alone to sort out all of your feelings and experiences. The Moon heads into your sign later today, and things feel a little more straightforward. As well, the Sun is heading into alignment with retrograde Mercury, and there can be flowing thoughts and creative sparks as the day advances. You might find news to get your message across that are perhaps a little non-traditional but very satisfying. Reviewing past ideas can lead to new methods that can be very important in the months to come. Today’s conversations or ideas you form now can serve as significant turning points.
ScorpioIt’s possible you feel blocked from–or indecisive about–pursuing your desires in spots today, dear Scorpio. However, you would do well to conserve energy until you have the confidence to go full speed ahead. Especially as the day advances, you’re in a great position to make sense of a matter from the past or a family issue, and coming up with creative solutions to problems can be satisfying. Gentle exploration is a good idea today and tomorrow as ideas arising through your conversations or thoughts and reminiscing can be significant, leading to new plans for a better future. It’s nevertheless best to observe, take notes, and muse rather than lock something down. Aim to be mindful of what you’re saying and let intuition engage.
SagittariusYou could be struggling with a fear of missing out when you apply your energies to the tasks at hand today, dear Sagittarius. With Mars in your sign these days, you feel compelled to explore or assert your independence, but finding a balance makes the most sense. As the day moves forward, it’s easier to gain some perspective. Ideas generated today and tomorrow, especially with learning, mental interests, communication, neighbors, connections, and siblings, can be significant. They could kickstart a long-term pursuit or lead you in an important new direction. While this can be a turning point, it may be best to postpone big launches until more information completes the picture. We’re now in the middle of the retrograde Mercury cycle, and there can be more to an evolving story. For now, it’s a great time to observe, get a feel for a matter, and take notes.
CapricornThere’s some tendency to be too quick on the trigger while communicating or to react too quickly today, dear Capricorn. It’s probably best not to complicate matters further by juggling too much. It’s important to find things to engage your mind and refresh your spirit. With the Sun and retrograde Mercury aligning in your sector of money, business, valuables, talents, and personal possessions today, pay special attention to ideas coming in now. Whether they emerge from within or outside of you, something falls into place, and it can feel magical. It’s a time for seeing a matter in a new light, and benefits come from doing so. Not everything is likely to make sense, as is often the case with new beginnings, but what comes out of conversations and thoughts today can be significant later. Keep in mind that what you say today can be more memorable than usual, so be sure to choose your words carefully.
AquariusIt’s best to avoid jumping to conclusions today because, with a Moon-Mars aspect, we’re inclined to take things more personally than is probably warranted, dear Aquarius. Especially as the day progresses, you tend to look at problems differently with the Sun and retrograde Mercury aligning in your sign. You’re sure to arrive at interesting conclusions and insights as you take stock of recent events and draw upon the past for ideas. Your words have a little more impact than usual, and with Mercury still retrograde, you may want to take special care when communicating. For best results, aim to clear out the mental clutter to make room for positive thoughts and new ideas. Observations made now can lead to significant and long-term improvements.
PiscesYou could feel a bit overwhelmed by your responsibilities in spots today, dear Pisces, but you can’t seem to pull yourself away from these things! If you feel overly dependent on others’ schedules, plans, and needs, resolve to handle this matter, keeping in mind that these types of efforts take time. Especially as the day advances, your insights can be notable. Whether through observations or memories, the information you come across can be significant. With the Sun and retrograde Mercury about to align in your sector of karma, the past, and hidden matters, there could be a secret revealed or a sudden discovery. Undoubtedly, it’s time to see old problems or a past issue in a very revealing new light. Today’s transits can help you let go of attitudes or situations that aren’t doing you any favors. There can be meaningful new insights into your innermost feelings or a long-term problem.
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.