- The Moon is in Taurus until 3:34 AM, after which the Moon is in Gemini.
- A void Moon occurs today from 12:51 AM to 3:34 AM.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase.
- The New Moon occurred on the 21st in Aquarius, and the Full Moon will happen on February 5th.
- 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.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Moon moves into your communications sector today, dear Aries, encouraging a mentally active and open approach to the world. It’s a good time of the lunar month to put out feelers and learn new things or catch up on news. The Moon meets with Mars later today, animating your thoughts, ideas, connections, and conversations. You might discover a new thing to like about a project or learning endeavor or a new idea or topic that excites you. Putting an idea into motion can be a strong desire or drive.
TaurusThe Moon heads into your resources sector for a stay of over two days, dear Taurus. It’s a time of the lunar month to focus on enjoying what you have or finding ways to acquire what you need. You’re taking a pause that refreshes or grounds you. Later today, a Moon-Mars alignment can mobilize a brewing matter related to money, respect, or comfort. Today’s transits encourage acting on your feelings or making moves to improve your life, particularly if you’re craving more security, comfort, and stability.
GeminiWith the Moon’s move into your sign today, dear Gemini, you’re paying more attention to your emotional needs. Self-directed activities are the best for you, especially with the Moon’s meeting with Mars. You can feel energized about your plans, whether opportunities open for you or your motivation and enthusiasm for pursuing your goals are increasing. Consider that you have more impact on others than usual today, and aim to watch for impatience or impulsiveness with this combination. Today’s transits help you get the information you need, and sincere and perhaps frank conversations can figure strongly.
CancerThe Moon heads into your privacy sector for over two days, dear Cancer, drawing your strong attention to behind-the-scenes, background, and private matters. It’s a time of the lunar month for regrouping, and the Moon’s meeting with Mars later today lights a fire under you to take matters into your own hands. It’s a great time to actively attend to your emotional health and downtime. Connecting with your inner world or intuition can be exciting. Feelings and desires are strong and perhaps surprising if they involve previously buried or overlooked matters.
LeoThe Moon heads into your solar eleventh house for a stay of over two days, dear Leo, and you’re paying special attention to your need to cooperate, contribute, and mingle. With the Moon’s meetup with Mars, there can be an exciting or animated quality to your social life, or networking stirs all sorts of feelings. You might put more energy into long-term plans and happiness goals. The drive to pioneer a new and exciting project can come on strongly. There can be inspirational exchanges today, or you might enjoy a refreshing new idea or topic that opens up an interesting line of thought.
VirgoThe Moon heads to the top of your solar chart, dear Virgo, for a stay of over two days, and it’s a time of the lunar month to check in with your larger goals. Today’s Moon-Mars alignment can energize or mobilize you toward reaching a goal or fulfilling a duty. You might take the lead or feel especially fired up, motivated, and competitive. Aim to draw upon the strength of your feelings to be productive and take the initiative. It’s also a good time to connect with what you want, since your desires may not always be clear. Impatience is always something to watch for with Mars. Aim to pace yourself. You appreciate things you may have overlooked before, or you see the growth opportunities in your experiences more than usual, and this positive aura can attract good attention.
LibraThe Moon moves into your solar ninth house for a stay of over two days, dear Libra, and you’re pulling out of yourself, ready to discover and explore. Today’s transits are particularly suitable for a spirit of hopefulness, making contact, and frank communication. The Moon meets with Mars, inspiring your enthusiasm about a plan, topic, or idea. It’s best to watch for impatience, but gently pushing your normal boundaries can be fruitful. Topics or beliefs excite you, and exchanges, debates, and discussions can be animated. You might crave a connection or mission through what you do, experience, and learn.
ScorpioThe Moon heads into your solar eighth house today, dear Scorpio, where it will transit for over two days, stirring a need to connect with someone or a project more deeply. It meets Mars there today, and you have the energy, enthusiasm, and motivation to pour extra attention into a pet project, interest, or research. There can be exciting sparks and new feelings in a relationship or within yourself. You could be itching to make things happen with a passion project, your finances, or intimacy. Your interactions can be inspiring. With this combination, your desires can feel more pressing than usual.
SagittariusYou’re in great shape for sharing your ideas, feelings, and energy today, dear Sagittarius. The Moon moves into your partnership sector for a stay of over two days, and meets with Mars there today, animating your interactions. Something can move you to express yourself. Honesty is disarming and attractive with Mercury and Mars in creative aspect. Transits challenge you to find a better balance. One-on-one relationships or your feelings for someone can be animated, and you might seek inspiration or look to feel more vital through your experiences with others. Alternatively, someone could motivate you to pursue a goal.
CapricornThe Moon’s move into your solar sixth house today points to a shift of mood, dear Capricorn. You can feel more energy or initiative for your work, health pursuits, or daily routines. Getting things done helps free up your mind, although you also want quick results with the Moon and Mars in alignment. The best approach may be to gently challenge but also pace yourself. Tap into your enthusiasm and passion, especially with a Mercury-Mars creative aspect also in play, firing up your interest and filling you with ideas. You may have more on your plate today than usual, but you’re also highly motivated.
AquariusToday’s transits favor warm interchanges and positive actions or activities, dear Aquarius. The Moon’s move into your sector of joy for a stay of over two days stirs your need to express and enjoy yourself. You’re ready to follow your heart and take the initiative. Connections are open, motivating, and sincere, and you’re attracting others to you. Transits stir strong desires and passions, and there can be some sizzle in a love relationship or excitement in your creative world. Leisure activities, hobbies, or relationships can be in happy focus.
PiscesThe Moon moves into your solar house of family and home life for a stay of over two days, dear Pisces. This transit stirs you to find sustenance by connecting with what’s most familiar. Spirits run high for home-related activities, or you may want to resolve a personal problem as the Moon and Mars meet in this area of your solar chart. You’re more driven by your feelings, and the desire for action or satisfaction from your personal life is strong. Situations that were previously frustrating can find resolution with a direct approach today.
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.