- The Moon is in Scorpio until 6:14 AM, after which the Moon is in Sagittarius.
- The void Moon continues until 6:14 AM (since yesterday at 8:58 PM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase until 2:11 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Crescent phase.
- The Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 6th.
- Current retrogrades: Uranus Rx.
- Mercury spends its first full day in Aquarius (Mercury is in Aquarius from January 8th to March 15th).
- Venus spends its first full day in Capricorn (Venus is in Capricorn from January 8th to February 1st).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesVenus has just moved to the top of your solar chart, dear Aries. Others can be especially intrigued by your point of view, talents, performance, or services. In turn, you can be motivated to improve these things! Events taking place now may stimulate your ambition and gently push you to do your best. A Venus-Mars combination today can inspire creative thinking and actions related to using your resources, such as your money, belongings, assets, and talents. Friendly competition could remind you of an exciting goal. You might have some fun with your ideas and endeavors now. As the day advances, you tend to narrow your focus or think more seriously. A Mercury-Saturn alignment encourages rational thinking and special attention to your responsibilities. It’s a good time for coming up with solid, firm, and practical plans for the future, and there’s likely to be quite useful advice coming from a friend or your networks now. A thorough job is what gets the most rewards now.
TaurusVenus has just moved into harmony with your sign, dear Taurus, boosting your appeal. Learning, publishing, and communicating are in strong favor, and personal magnetism runs high in the weeks ahead. Today, you’re likely to feel spirited and ready for action. Some friendly competition can help inspire happy improvements. Business connected with art, music, and other creative ventures can prosper, or there can be the right timing with money and business. Mutually beneficial agreements, romance, increased confidence, and broadening your mind are in favor. Romantic possibilities are with you, possibly with someone with a very different background. As the day advances, your thinking is more focused or serious. As Mercury and Saturn come together at the top of your solar chart, the weight of your responsibilities or work can be on you. It makes sense to be more acutely aware of what you’re communicating since your words not only have more impact than usual today, they can stick around for quite some time into the future. If you create a story that doesn’t easily disappear, aim to make it a good one. It’s also important to recognize that people may be taking things at face value rather than noticing the fine or subtle points. While there can be some tension, this is actually a powerful time for getting your priorities straightened out.
GeminiYour interactions can be pleasantly spicy or intimacy-boosting with Venus now in your solar eighth house, dear Gemini, and today’s energies boost this theme. You assert your needs with charm, or you feel pleasantly passionate about a person or an idea. It’s a fabulous time to get to know yourself better as you get in touch with your more profound needs and desires. Ultimately, relationships are likely to strengthen as you understand yourself better. Today, you might learn of an untapped resource or receive positive news related to your finances. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn transit puts you in a more serious or focused frame of mind. The need for patience becomes obvious now. You might recognize a need to make a small sacrifice now to help you secure big gains in the future. Giving up a pleasure for a benefit in another life department can create some tension, but you’re practical enough to see the value of these strategic moves. Reality can bring you back to earth on a matter. You might decide to commit to a project, venture, or study.
CancerThe day’s energies are good for creative pursuits, and later, focus and concentration, dear Cancer. Accepting new ideas and exploring different topics come naturally, passions rise, and enthusiasm is strong. Gentle challenges emerge. You enjoy more ease in social situations and possibly romantic excitement today. Shared activities can be most fruitful. You could gravitate toward people or projects that make you feel good, reinforced, or motivated. You can better see the beauty of the moment, and you can thoroughly enjoy yourself as a result. It’s an excellent time to repair or improve a friendship. A Venus-Mars aspect may help connect you to people or projects that make you feel good, reinforced, or motivated. Being active can enhance a bond. As the day advances, decisions about financial or intimate matters can weigh more heavily on your mind. Commitments or decisions made this week can be long-term and significant. You’re in a more practical frame of mind, or life demands that you be. You can finish the day feeling far more confident about your plans or with a comforting sense that your plans are more realistic.
LeoYou have a real knack for smoothing over differences today, dear Leo. It can be a uniquely creative time for your work and practical goals, as well as personal and professional appeal. You might find it easier to get jobs done without waste today. With money, personal possessions, and valuables, you’re doing things just a little differently. A change of pace can feel right. Warm energy boosts your relationships, and confidence improves your sense of timing. Romantic connections and creative matters thrive. With Mercury and Saturn coming together in your partnership sector later today, serious thoughts or conversations about relationships may figure strongly. There can be decisions made about a relationship or a sudden awareness of responsibilities related to others. Or, this can be a time for making joint plans, decisions, and commitments. Counseling or negotiating can be useful now. Advice can be annoying but useful now, and even others’ criticisms can motivate you to make improvements.
VirgoCreative urges and the need to share them figure strongly today, dear Virgo. Venus has moved into harmony with your sign, and today, it connects well with Mars. People are more cooperative, helpful, or supportive. You’re more spirited and confident, especially about a relationship or creative endeavor. You can be highly motivated to pursue a personal interest, particular topic, hobby, or creative activity. You might expand your horizons through an artistic pursuit or a hearty discussion. It’s more comfortable to attract or enhance love. You are magnetic, but you’re also making happy things happen, and there is a beautiful, warm flow of friendliness between you and the people around you. As the day advances, you may sober up in a particular area of your life, especially related to your health, work, habits, duties, chores, and routines. Mercury and Saturn join forces, and you’re inclined to see the practical or realistic side of the story. Decisions made now tend to be more considered and sensible although perhaps a little strict. Responsibilities have a way of making themselves known. Even if feedback is irritating, consider strengthening your position so that they don’t get to you in the future. You might commit to a sensible diet, health program, or work project, quite successfully.
LibraMatters of the heart can be very pleasing for you today with Venus in harmony with Mars, dear Libra. Favorable energy is with you for support, money, intimate connections, and personal appeal. You’re feeling peaceful yet also gently challenged and ready to take action. You can be especially eager to make changes in your life, particularly on a deep, internal level. Your focus is on personal matters, healing energies, and positive reinforcement. Finding creative channels or ways to give voice to some of your inner longings can be rewarding. On a practical level, financial intelligence is strong. Expressing your affections or your creativity comes more easily than usual today. However, as the day advances, you’re inclined to narrow your focus. With Mercury and Saturn coming together in your solar fifth house later today, this can be a time of committing to a project, taking a critical look at a relationship or creative pursuit, or recognizing the need to buckle down and draw on self-discipline. If you look for them, you can discover constructive solutions to recent problems. You might think up valuable ways to improve your enjoyment of life or to express yourself more effectively.
ScorpioVenus is now transiting your communications sector, dear Scorpio, enhancing your communications. Your words can get you closer to others, at least in spirit. Collaboration can be excellent, and sharing or publishing a piece of work, joining a workshop, furthering a cause, or communicating with a new friend can be in happy focus. Today is strong for good cheer and optimism, which can help strengthen bonds. There can be conversations that motivate or inspire you. A bit of competition on mental or social levels may lead to improvements. Your magnetism is high as Venus harmonizes with Mars today. This transit boosts your powers of attraction and communication skills. Needs and wants seem to complement one another, making decision-making easier than usual. As the day advances, your frame of mind is more focused or serious with Mercury’s meetup with Saturn in your solar fourth house. Fortunately, you are in the position to assess issues realistically, and your sense of priorities is strong. Having all the facts can feel good, but it’s not a well-rounded picture, so reserve judgment.
SagittariusVenus has just moved into your resources sector, dear Sagittarius, putting money matters in stronger favor. Opportunities abound, and you can feel pleasantly capable, competent, and ambitious today. You might stumble upon a good find or buy, or you might make a satisfying sale or commission as Venus harmonizes with Mars today. Sensual, earthy activities are favored. Business timing improves, and you may want to great creative with your work or routines. This transit promotes getting along–it’s a fun, playful, and energetic influence. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn transit tends to pull you into a more serious frame of mind. This combination can help set the stage for a commitment to a significant project, or it can be a time for firming up a project or clinching a deal. You’re in a great position for concentrated study and attention to detail.
CapricornVenus has just moved into your sign for a stay of over three weeks, dear Capricorn, boosting your popularity and powers of attraction. After some hesitation or reflection in recent weeks, your affections become clear and earnest. Today, Venus harmonizes with Mars, and terrific energy is with you for creative, romantic, and recreational pursuits. You could receive gifts or the kind of attention that boosts your confidence. Others are drawn to you, and romantic attention is likely. Your instincts for what works best for you are in top form, and you can feel moved and motivated to up your game or rise to a personal challenge. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn alignment in your resources sector prompts down-to-earth thinking. You can benefit from taking a critical look at your finances or give your practical affairs a good “think.” Aim to be realistic but not pessimistic. The more secure you feel now, the better you can share later, so don’t worry about prioritizing your needs at this time.
AquariusMercury just moved into your sign, increasing your desire to be heard, dear Aquarius. Still, Venus has headed into your privacy sector, setting up a somewhat retiring theme in the weeks ahead. While communicative, you’ll find some pleasure and comfort in extra rest, relaxation, or retreat. There can be a greater love of private moments or a focus on the past. Today, Venus harmonizes with Mars, and you can experience a rush of confidence to take action on a personal matter or to put something behind you. You can have a real sense of satisfaction, particularly regarding a relationship or a private matter. Instead, family life can be warm, comfortable, and natural. Later today, Mercury and Saturn meet up in your sign, putting you into a more serious frame of mind. You can be called upon for advice. Your words tend to stick more than usual, so make sure they represent you! You might take a closer, perhaps critical, look at personal plans to see where you might make some improvements.
PiscesVenus has just headed into your social sector, dear Pisces, and in the weeks ahead, you’re more responsive. Others especially enjoy your company, feedback, and input. It’s true that Mercury just entered your solar twelfth house, inclining you to keep to yourself a little more often. Even so, you’re personally popular–others find you especially appealing. You can feel quite inspired to do or be your best, especially related to mental interests and projects as Venus harmonizes with Mars in your communications sector. Your creative powers are potent now, and you can feel pleasantly motivated — perhaps a little competitive in a pleasing way. As the day advances, you tend to narrow your focus. It’s a good time to firm up your thinking about a matter and make practical choices that truly help you move forward happier and lighter. Avoid over-thinking things, but do aim for self-honesty.
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.