- The Moon is in Aries until 6:42 PM, after which the Moon is in Taurus.
- A void Moon occurs from 4:00 PM to 6:42 PM today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- The New Moon occurred on the 21st in Aquarius.
- Mercury is no longer retrograde and is in its post-retrograde shadow until February 7th.
- Mars is no longer retrograde and is in its post-retrograde shadow until March 15th.
- No major retrogrades.
- Venus spends its first full day in Pisces (Venus is in Pisces from January 26th to February 20th).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesStepping back from trying to figure out what your next move “should be” helps clear your head early today, dear Aries. You could feel a little more sensitive than usual. Expectations of others, or your own goals, may need adjustments. Otherwise, you’re in great shape to explore new things. If you avoid blinding yourself to the real root of your restlessness, it can be instructional. Sometimes, a good mood can lead to overestimating or taking on too much, and that’s possible later today. Watch for exaggeration ruining a good thing. Let yourself stretch your mind and entertain a broader range of possibilities while keeping your feet on the ground.
TaurusToday’s energies are strong for tapping into talents that have been buried or ignored, dear Taurus. However, you might feel the pinch today if you’ve been overshooting with daily activities, learning, or connecting. Watch for holding on too closely to opinions, but aim to tap into new ideas and put more faith in your long-term plans. Reputation matters or career goals can be complicated to see clearly at this time, and big decisions or promises may be best saved for a clearer time. Aim to open your eyes to needs you’ve been overlooking. Consider that you and others may not see capabilities clearly, so expectations can also be a little off. Avoid important new endeavors today, but enjoy yourself and stretch your mind.
GeminiYour need for non-competitive outlets for self-expression is strong today, dear Gemini. You crave increased space on an emotional level. There’s a slapdash approach to thinking that you should watch for, but entertaining both practical and emotional or spiritual perspectives could work well for you. A far-out idea may come first before discovering a truth, likely related to a financial or intimate matter. Take your time before making big decisions, but enjoy a mental exercise now for best results. Consider that you might have something helpful to learn from someone else’s perspective. Going off on a small tangent may be just what you need to keep things interesting.
CancerYou’re pouring more heart into your performance, ambitions, and goals, dear Cancer. You can feel motivated to do your best, looking for ways to improve your work, reputation, or projects. Later today, the Moon heads into your social sector for a couple of days. You more naturally contribute, share, and connect with others. Today’s good for learning from your differences, and a disagreement may prompt this perspective. Without a clear direction, you may feel restless, and letting go of overthinking helps you see the bigger picture. Watch for sudden desires that are more likely to be whims than true yearnings.
LeoYou have an emotional need to escape the usual routine today, dear Leo. Nevertheless, there can be a lot of focus on work, health, or routine matters, but decisions about these things take time and effort. Letting go of the pressure to come to a conclusion or decision can improve everything, even your practical affairs. Details may not be clear or precise, but the bigger picture can inspire you. Nevertheless, it’s best to avoid jumping to conclusions today. It’s all too easy to succumb to distractions right now. Personal interests are consuming, and emotional or spiritual needs can feel insistent now. You may need to step back to gain perspective or find ways to get a little break or emotional refreshment to return to your duties more productive and useful.
VirgoYou continue to feel the need to turn inward to examine your motivations, dear Virgo, with the Moon finishing its transit of your intimacy sector. Later today, the Moon moves into your spirit sector, and you’re looking ahead. Emotionally, you seem to want a little more from life, especially from others today. You can be torn between your desire for light entertainment and serious pursuits, but you may need a break from the routine. Misunderstandings with others now likely arise from leaving needs unspoken in the hopes that someone will know them intuitively.
LibraYou prefer sharing your ideas or activities with someone rather than going it alone with today’s Moon transits, dear Libra. Someone can indirectly help you see yourself more clearly. Mentally, however, you can be going back and forth. With many options in front of you today, it may be best to sort out priorities. If you’re waiting for something to happen, it will likely be a tense day. However, if you have a goal in mind, you can manage this energy and be productive. Enjoy new ideas that keep you enthusiastic, but consider that details will need more attention later. Tensions lie in overblown expectations.
ScorpioThere is some tendency for misunderstandings, dear Scorpio, but you’re practical enough today to learn from them, taking the lesson and moving on. You can be excited and optimistic about your plans and projects, and it’s best to remember to keep things moderate and avoid going overboard. Any activity that supports a goal to ground and center yourself will help you to move forward with more purpose. Still, it’s easy for your focus to waver temporarily, and energy levels could drop a level. It’s temporary, but it’s also a message that you need a break from material pursuits so that you can nurture your spiritual or emotional needs.
SagittariusYou’re seeking spiritual or emotional refreshment today, dear Sagittarius, but you can feel a bit sapped in spots. Push-pull energy can happen before you arrive at a better understanding of a matter. The tendency to stretch your mind and dream up ideal scenarios is strong, especially with money and relationships. Keep in mind that important details may be missing now and need attention later. Routines seem less tolerable, yet you can’t quite get on board with avoiding them entirely, especially later today, when the Moon moves into your sector of work and health. If you can think up ways to satisfy your need for variety and desire to keep things quiet and secure, you’ll have a much more enjoyable day.
CapricornYou tend to favor close relationships and domestic activities much of the day, dear Capricorn, but you open up and are ready to share as the day advances. Nevertheless, it’s all too easy to communicate ahead of yourself or carelessly today with Mercury’s transits. It may be better to observe and build confidence in what you see or feel, largely because your head and heart are doing two different things today. Others might oppose your plans or compete to communicate when sharing ideas rather than listening to one another. It may be best to dial things back when and where you can.
AquariusThere can be some mental agitation in spots today, dear Aquarius, but stretching your mind can come in handy. It may be that you entertain something wild before arriving at a reasonable conclusion. Try to tackle things one at a time rather than wear yourself out. Relationships and moods can suffer if expectations are set unrealistically high. Because it’s hard to see the whole picture just yet, and vagueness or confusion are possible, you might reserve judgment. Pulling back to consider your options is preferable for the time being. Aim to enjoy and entertain your feelings without acting on them just yet.
PiscesIt may be best to keep your plans fairly open and your expectations realistic today, dear Pisces. There’s a tendency for people to take things quite personally, especially a friend or partner, and it’s best to stay centered and avoid expecting too much from regular things and people. You may be misjudging situations or are suffering the minor but annoying consequences of past poor planning. A fresh or new approach can keep you engaged, and if there is some room left for surprises, you’re in the best shape. Avoid drawing final conclusions from what you see today, as the complete picture has yet to be available.
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.