- The Moon is in Taurus until 1:18 AM, after which the Moon is in Gemini.
- A void Moon occurs until 1:18 AM (since yesterday at 11:21 PM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Last Quarter phase until 8:30 PM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Crescent phase.
- We are in between the Last Quarter Moon that occurred on the 12th and the New Moon that will happen on the 20th in the sign of Cancer.
- Mercury is direct and in its post-retrograde shadow until July 26th.
- Venus is direct and in its post-retrograde shadow until July 29th.
- Current retrogrades: Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Chiron Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThis can be a busy, engaging day, dear Aries. The Moon moves into your communications sector for a couple of days, stirring up your interest. Today, it harmonizes with Mars in your sign, and you’re ready to take on a challenge, particularly a mental one. You can feel as if you’re regaining your enthusiasm, and it feels great. Something you learn or come across can excite your curiosity now. Exploring a new idea or interest can figure strongly. You tend to spread yourself a little thin today, but this approach may work well for you at this time in the lunar month. You’re resourceful and quickly get to the point. You seem to achieve the most independently today, even though you’re also in a friendly mood. A bit of healthy competition can motivate you. With your action-oriented frame of mind, you can be especially interested in starting something new or building upon an idea.
TaurusThe Moon moves out of your sign and into your solar second house, dear Taurus. The Moon’s stay in Taurus has helped you recognize your needs, but it now feels good that you are in control of your moods rather than at their mercy. Still, you want to be productive, and you’re quite fortunately very resourceful today. You’re ready to make the most of what you have, but you also desire just a little more. You could feel a stronger motivation to make or spend money today. A relationship, joy, or creature comfort can be in focus. There can be a good, solid feeling to the day. Your confidence is strong in your ability to get things done and take good care of yourself and others. Someone might recognize your work ethic or commitment.
GeminiThe Moon heads into your sign today, dear Gemini, which is a sign that you’re likely to be more interactive and emotionally engaged for a couple of days. You’re especially noticeable, and appealingly so. Transits today encourage strong attention to unmet needs, and you’re particularly resourceful and dynamic. While self-directed activities fare the best today, you’re gaining others’ cooperation easily. Activities related to networking and innovative work can fare particularly well, and they can be pleasantly lively. Asserting yourself comes naturally and goes over very well. It’s an excellent time for motivation and focus. You could feel particularly motivated to tackle a big project or take on something new.
CancerThe Moon heads into your sector of reflection and rest today, dear Cancer, and in the next couple of days, you’ll do well to have an emotional reset of sorts. Pulling yourself back from the usual in some manner can be most helpful at this time in the lunar month. You might also do some musing or examination of the past. It’s time to reorient yourself as you prepare for a new beginning. Still, the Moon harmonizes with Mars today, and while you’re going under the radar in some way, you’re also quite focused on your goals and ambitions. You could make some nice progress in business or practical matters. You do require a break from situations that drain you emotionally as you rebuild energy on an emotional level. Look for opportunities for some high-quality unwinding, and consider ways to let go of things that are not serving you.
LeoThe Moon heads into your social sector today, dear Leo, and for a couple of days, you may want to kick back and enjoy yourself. Still, you’re unlikely to kick back too much with a Moon-Mars connection pointing to an engaged, busy time. Making room for pleasant activities makes sense now. You’re also likely to enjoy sharing your ideas more than usual. Inventing, innovating, exploring, and discovering are themes, even it only happens on a mental level. Cooperative activities that break the routine or endeavors that boost your spirits and expand your mind can be in good favor now. Something inspires exciting new ideas and plans, and you’re highly motivated to learn and share.
VirgoThe Moon heads to the top of your solar chart today, dear Virgo, and you’re gearing up to take care of business. The Moon harmonizes with Mars, making you especially brave about taking on challenges. This lunar cycle lasts only a little over two days and emphasizes responsibilities, performance, and duty. It’s a good time to check in with your goals and recent accomplishments. Adjusting your timelines or methods may be in order. You might aim to be pleasantly productive and gently challenged today. You’re active but also pacing yourself, which seems the best formula at the moment. Your feelings are strong, and they lead you to take the initiative and put something behind you.
LibraThe Moon heads into your solar ninth house for a couple of days, dear Libra. This sector of your chart encourages you to expand, learn new things, and feed your spirit. The Moon harmonizes with Mars in your partnership sector, which can point to some extra relationship excitement. Aim to refresh yourself with different activities. It can be a perfect time for a one-on-one activity or for learning something new. A new topic of interest can enliven your day, and you may feel more courageous about an idea that pushes the usual boundaries. A Mars-Saturn connection is strong for developing intelligent plans and strategies, particularly with a special someone.
ScorpioThe Moon heads into your intimacy sector for a couple of days, dear Scorpio, and until Saturday, you seek out deeper satisfaction from your interactions, projects, and experiences. Doing a little research, investigation, or analysis can be a strong draw. You’re happy to sort bits and pieces and give further thought to things. With Mars your solar sixth these days, you’re getting in touch with your desire to produce and organize. Today, you gravitate towards activities that improve your life in small but important ways. You’re motivated and engaged, and you’re also ready to go all in. A Mars-Saturn transit helps you tie everything together well. You might also manage to balance work and personal interests in satisfying ways.
SagittariusThe Moon heads into your partnership sector for a couple of days, dear Sagittarius, and you’re seeking more interaction or feedback. While it’s a fine time for enjoying and expressing yourself, it’s also a time when input can be particularly useful. The Moon harmonizes with Mars in your house of recreation and romance, making it a great time to enjoy your relationships. Others have a positive influence on you, motivating you to take action or do something fun and interesting that you may not have felt motivated to do otherwise. Today’s transits are also strong for more practical endeavors. Your judgment is especially sound.
CapricornThe Moon heads into your solar sixth house and will spend a couple of days there, dear Capricorn. It can be most satisfying to handle some loose ends now. Putting in the effort towards something productive can figure strongly. The Moon harmonizes with Mars, boosting your motivation levels further. You can be most focused on a home, health, work, or family matter or pursuit, and these are favored at this time. A Mars-Saturn creative aspect is helpful, as it helps ground you. You see patterns more clearly, which helps you make more responsible choices and decisions. Your common sense is fabulous on a normal day, and this transit boosts it even more.
AquariusThere can be an easy flow of creativity and pleasing communications today, dear Aquarius. The Moon moves into your sector of joy and harmonizes with Mars today. Activities that entertain and offer you a fun, healthy challenge are a strong draw. Mars in your communications sector these days can give you a sense of purpose or vision and stronger enthusiasm for your personal interests, projects, or studies. Your actions and feelings are in harmony today, and this helps you in almost every life department in some shape or form. Brainstorming can be satisfying. There may be a pleasant buzz or added sizzle in a relationship, especially on a mental level. Communications can be motivating, and passionate interest in what you’re doing attracts others. A Mars-Saturn aspect active today helps ground you.
PiscesWith the Moon’s move into your home and family sector for a couple of days, dear Pisces, you can be a little more withdrawn and cautious. There has been a stronger focus on the mental world in the last couple of days, and now, you begin to crave more downtime. Still, you want to keep busy and produce something worthwhile. You have a greater need for security and familiarity, but you’re also ready to pursue and secure these things with the Moon’s harmony with Mars, currently energizing your resources sector. You’re motivated to make your life more comfortable. You want to enjoy family or domestic life more completely. Today’s strong for tapping into your needs, but it’s also good for comfortably working on money-making or projects. A Mars-Saturn creative aspect points to know-how and the ability to plan ahead.
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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.