- The Moon is in Cancer all day.
- A void Moon period begins today at 5:57 PM (until tomorrow at 2:36 AM).
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 17th, and the Full Moon will occur tomorrow.
- Uranus Rx
- Venus spends its first full day in Capricorn (Venus is in Capricorn from January 23rd to February 16th).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesWith today’s Moon, you’re a little more introspective and cautious than usual, dear Aries, but your feelings are especially warm. It’s not a time for pushing or reaching beyond boundaries, but you’re in great shape to emotionally prepare for more demanding days. Later today, you could find that people are intimidated or feel threatened by some of the personal changes you are making. You’ve been expressing your more unique qualities more freely, and while this is a growth-oriented and positive thing, it can take others time to adjust to the changes. Provide reassurance if needed, and try to be as understanding as possible. You might decide to avoid sensitive topics temporarily since defensiveness is the probable response right now. However, examine whether you may have excluded someone, even if it was unintentional. Compromises work best now.
TaurusToday’s Moon encourages your desire to communicate, connect, and collect information, dear Taurus. You are more inclined to move from one activity to the next than to specialize or focus. There is an eagerness to explore new options. However, later today, energies are difficult for confident decision-making, largely because you are not feeling especially confident! Past matters or guilt can nag at you and interfere with the present. You might also have a hard time rallying up support or possibly even being believed. Fortunately, it’s temporary. Wait for a better day to make an important presentation or to win a favor. However, you can certainly learn from what buttons people are pressing. Direct action may not be appropriate or advantageous now, and a subtle approach could be more strategic.
GeminiWith the Moon still in the sign just ahead of yours all day, dear Gemini, you naturally downplay your emotions, boosting your ability to handle practical and logical tasks. It’s a good time to seek out overlooked assets and to enjoy practical, earthy, and sensual activities, including anything that helps you to feel grounded and present. Later today, however, money or ownership matters can make you tense. This complex energy can play out on a level of intimacy, wherein jealousy can surface, or there can be frustrations about sharing money, property, or resources. You may be feeling shortchanged. Insecurities can be prominent, and decisions made under these conditions are unlikely to be ideal. It can be difficult to trust or put your complete faith into someone or something temporarily. Conserve your energy. Still, pay attention to any angry, frustrated, and resentful feelings that may emerge today, as the more aware of the things you’re holding onto, the better.
CancerThe Moon in your sign today magnifies your emotions, dear Cancer, at times at the cost of reason. Fortunately, it positions you well for connecting with your emotional wants and needs. You crave “me time,” but you also benefit from reaching out to others. Later today, frustrations can bubble up from within quite unexpectedly. Aim to examine what comes up, as it’s emotional leftovers that need handling, and it would be a good idea to deal with it as maturely as possible. People in your life may want more from you than you can provide, but affection can’t be manipulated. Strategy based on patience and compassion is best now, although a bit challenging to muster up. While you can feel pulled in many different directions today, there is a good opportunity to connect with friends with fewer expectations of you. You’ll need to deal with the expectations of people important to you eventually, but you also require some personal space.
LeoThe Moon moves through your privacy sector today, dear Leo, drawing your attention to behind-the-scenes, private, or background matters. An important part of a monthly cycle, this transit encourages you to take some of the pressure off for you to refresh, rest, reflect, and perhaps most importantly, regroup. Later today, there can be some dissatisfaction with routines. Without a clear plan for escape or some form of adventure, you may only spin your wheels. Peace with a problem or issue from the past would be ideal. Frustrations working under the surface can now emerge in unexpected and indirect ways. Decisions are not easy to come by, but it’s best to take things in stride or at least wait until a clearer time to make them.
VirgoToday’s energies draw your emotional attention to your connections and happiness goals, dear Virgo. The circulation of ideas and the feedback you receive while interacting help jumpstart your own creative process. Even if it’s about going in the opposite direction, it’s still a reaction to something you’re hearing. Later today, you might experience some tension if insecurities surface, and you may be uncertain how to express yourself or define a relationship. Avoid taking emotional stances or getting caught up in petty dramas – something others seem too willing to pull you into now. Hold off if you need to have an important conversation or want to share something personal. Credibility may be temporarily compromised. Keep in mind that you are especially sensitive and approaching tricky matters usually works out better when tackled from a place of calm and confidence.
LibraWith the Moon in your solar tenth house all day, your responsibilities are on your mind, dear Libra. You want to get what needs doing out of your way. It’s a time for setting or working toward goals or challenging yourself just a little. Later today, awkward energy is with you for asserting yourself and problem-solving. You might find it challenging to put faith in someone. Watch for hypersensitivity and a tendency to go on the defensive. There can be a shift in a relationship, but you are not at your decision-making best presently, so don’t jump ship or jump into something too quickly now. You’re moving in the right directions these days, but give yourself time to figure out your priorities. Fortunately, highs and lows could lead to a meaningful learning experience.
ScorpioWith today’s Moon, you have an emotional need to escape the duller, more mundane matters of daily life, dear Scorpio. You gravitate to ideas and people who are unique or distinct. If you can take a detour from the routine, your mood tends to elevate. A sense that you share values with a significant other or that your perspectives are complementary can be both comforting and exciting. Later today, doubts about others or special projects can enter your mind, and mixed signals abound. Sometimes, inaction is just as frustrating as negative action. You can also experience frustration if you feel you’ve taken on too much. Imbalances can frustrate you more than usual, especially if you’ve been doing all the supporting. Insecurities emerge now, and it’s a learning experience.
SagittariusYour mood is more serious than usual, dear Sagittarius, simply because you’re more inclined to think deeply. Even a bit of brooding can be useful sometimes, as you can reorient yourself. In fact, it can be a great time to focus on restoring emotional strength and centering yourself. However, as the day advances, you’re inclined to read too much into others’ actions and words. Feelings are complicated right now, and you could feel out of sync with a friend or loved one. It doesn’t help that signals people are giving off are a mixed bag right now. There can be disagreements about money, power, attention, or ownership matters, and you can experience a rather protective need to defend yourself and your self-respect. Doubting someone is a strong tendency, but it can lead to unnecessary frustration and possibly even damage, so do your best to rise above it.
CapricornYou’re looking at things from a different angle today, dear Capricorn, and you’re more inclined to entertain feedback. It’s a time to weigh the pros and cons or adjust areas of your life that have fallen out of balance. Diplomacy is the way to go at this time of the lunar month. Frustrations can be operating close to the surface later today, however. If you’re anxious to clear the air with someone, use more care than usual since transits are touchy. If you aren’t entirely sure of yourself, it won’t go over very well and might only serve to trigger defensiveness. Issues that you may have thought were history could emerge under moments of duress. Don’t let them rule your behavior, but don’t ignore them either. Consider that you may be clinging too tightly to a position, and that compromise would be the better choice.
AquariusThe Moon spends the day in your work and health sector, and you’re in good shape for taking care of details, dear Aquarius. You can be motivated to take care of unfinished business and determined to make sense of your personal or work environment today. Later today, it can be all too tempting to take a roundabout approach to getting answers or to pursuing your desires. However, while a direct path doesn’t seem possible right now, as you could feel backed into a corner, it’s probably better not to probe too deeply just for the time being. As we approach a Mars-Chiron transit, unresolved issues have a way of emerging in a disruptive manner. You might struggle with a decision and have a hard time believing or putting your faith in a person or project temporarily. Ideally, you learn from the experience if something is getting under your skin.
PiscesThe Moon spends the day in your solar fifth house, dear Pisces, turning your attention to leisure, love, and pleasure. You gravitate to activities that help you express yourself and your sense of fun. You’re emotionally invested, more than usual, in your heartfelt pursuits. Later today, a difference in values can stir tension. In truth, your fundamental values are evolving and transforming, and it can be an adjustment, not just for you but for others in your life. Your faith in others can also be out of step temporarily. Try not to allow misunderstandings to impact your day negatively, but if a tricky matter does surface, it’s best not to shy away from it, or you’re likely to meet it again in the future, perhaps in a more significant way.
* Remember to read horoscopes for your Ascendant sign and Sun sign. If you don’t know your Ascendant sign (and you know your birth time), you can look it up here.
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.