- The Moon is in Pisces.
- A void Moon period begins today at 9:12 PM (until tomorrow at 5:57 AM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase until 11:00 AM, after which the Moon is waning and in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 23rd in Aquarius, and the Last Quarter Moon will happen on the 31st.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
- Mercury enters Leo today (Mercury transits Leo from July 27th to August 11th).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Sun recently moved into your creative sector, and Mercury now heads into this sector as well, dear Aries. Mercury will move through here relatively quickly, staying until August 11th. During this cycle, you can be more colorful in your communications and enjoy sharing your ideas and creations with others. Communication flows more naturally than usual, and you speak from the heart. There can be a chance to teach, manage, oversee, or guide others. Your outlook or attitude is remarkably optimistic, outgoing, and refreshing. It’s a time when thoughts and conversations often turn to love, recreation, and creative pursuits. With Mercury and Jupiter today, news coming your way may not be entirely accurate, or it could be misunderstood. Instead, there can be too much information or mental stimulation that leads to tension. Avoid talking too soon or too much about a plan for best results. The timing may be just a little off. Otherwise, your motivation to do something meaningful is powerful. Plus, the Moon spends another day in your solar twelfth house, encouraging you to lay low and recoup your energy.
TaurusMercury moves into your solar fourth house today, dear Taurus, and in the weeks ahead, you’ll be seeking more security and probably succeeding quite well at the task! Until August 11th, Mercury encourages a reflective turn of mind. You more often think and talk about personal and family matters. There may be more activity, conversation, and animation on the home front. It’s a generally good time for self-study, contemplation, generating ideas or plans for long-term security, and mental concentration or focus. Because you are less inclined to reach out and keep in touch with others outside of your familiar circle, you may not always feel understood. However, it’s a good time to do some inner troubleshooting. The Moon spends the day in your social sector, encouraging you to take your mind off problems. Later today, a Mercury-Jupiter influence is good for stretching your mind, but not great for your nerves or patience.
GeminiMercury heads into your solar third house for a stay of just over two weeks, dear Gemini, putting you into an especially connected and communicative frame of mind. You’re more talkative, expressive, interested, and interactive during this cycle that lasts until August 11th. You express yourself more flowingly, although perhaps sometimes too matter-of-factly. You more often reach out to others, and you can do much information-gathering. It’s possible that you feel that others or circumstances expect you to be “on” much of the time, but you tend to enjoy this kind of busyness. There can be too many distractions to focus on a particular area of study or interest, but this is a good cycle for diversifying and exploring your options. Later today, thinking or conversations can seem unproductive with a Mercury-Jupiter aspect in play. This transit does have the potential to stretch your mind, but life can temporarily feel slightly lopsided if you’re overthinking things.
CancerMercury begins its transit of your solar second house today, dear Cancer. The two weeks ahead are particularly rewarding for news, ideas, and research about finances, comfort and security matters, and income. It’s also a great time to develop talents, pursue hobbies for material gain, and establish yourself in a particular field. You can come up with good for making money and doing business. Instead, you might flesh out an idea with practical details to make it more workable. You can be especially practical and reasonable in your thinking during this cycle that runs until August 11th. It’s a good time for concentrating but not the best time for reaching out and sharing. You tend to consider fewer options when making decisions, preferring to keep things simple. A Mercury-Jupiter influence today, on the other hand, can lead to some indecision. Your short-term thinking may not mesh well with long-term goals. Something could leave you feeling stumped, but it’s temporary.
LeoMercury begins its transit of your sign today, dear Leo, and until August 11th, you’re inclined to share your ideas more readily. You’re decisive, personable, and interested during this cycle. It’s a time for gathering information, thinking, planning, and connecting more spontaneously with others. It’s possible that you speak ahead of yourself at times, and you might want to watch for making statements that you haven’t thought through. Otherwise, you feel more in control of your thoughts and decisions, and it feels good to approach decision-making with clarity. You might identify with a friend, pet project, or cause more closely during this period. Today, however, there can be some temporary indecision. Watch for the urge to take on a new challenge or project that eventually becomes a burden, or you might find your motivation and interest fizzle over time. Even well-meaning promises made now can be hard to keep later.
VirgoMercury heads into your solar twelfth house today, dear Virgo, where it will transit for just over two weeks, bringing some more introspective energy to your life. This cycle precedes Mercury’s transit of your sign that will begin on August 11th, and it’s a time of winding down on a mental level. It stimulates a need or desire to look at the world around you a little differently. You can be more contemplative and less decisive, needing time to digest and process recent events and ideas. Your intuition plays a more prominent role than usual in the decisions you do make. It’s possible you’re a little more private now, as you’re not as inclined to say what’s on your mind. Projects that no longer work for you become apparent. Today, you could have a minor dilemma or a feeling of being out of balance, and it’s best to tame expectations. However, it’s a strong day to find the positive in your relationships.
LibraMercury enters your friendship sector today, dear Libra, and will transit this area of your solar chart until August 11th. This cycle is strong for sharing ideas and your expertise with others. You’re drawn to different ideas and perspectives, seeking something new, progressive, and unique to think about or focus on. You put more faith in your friends and networks, and you tend to reach out to others for inspiration. They more readily connect with you as well. This area of your solar chart also rules happiness goals, dreams, and wishes, and Mercury here points to giving these things more thought and attention. Today, you may not find it easy to choose or decide, or something you missed in previous days resurfaces for attention. It’s about tying up loose ends and making adjustments.
ScorpioWith the Moon in your creative and romantic sector again today, dear Scorpio, you do need to make some room to dream, create, fantasize, and imagine new possibilities. Mercury moves to the top of your solar chart today, however, and your communications have more impact than usual during this transit that lasts until August 11th. You may be held accountable for your words, and it can be a time to enjoy making detailed plans about long-term goals or career matters. You might gain recognition for your ideas and methods, or learning things help you reach your goals, enhance your reputation, or enhance your career. People more often follow your advice, and you are more inclined to speak with authority or more awareness of your audience. There may be some restlessness or excessive busyness with your work at times, but this is primarily a good time for making executive decisions. Later today, it may not be easy to get much of anything off the ground, but it’s temporary. Take steps to narrow things down, pace yourself, and prioritize.
SagittariusMercury begins its transit of your solar ninth house today, dear Sagittarius, and you’re likely to explore all-new ideas and topics in the upcoming two weeks. Your mind is open, but it needs some excitement and spontaneity to keep it engaged. Rote learning or routine can feel particularly unappealing at this time! You’re in an excellent position to be understood and acknowledged. You’re also more inclined to share your ideas and opinions. Education, studies, courses, and cultural activities are favored. Still, today’s Mercury-Jupiter squabble can leave you feeling a bit uncertain or undecided. Allow your thoughts to wander, but take more care when making decisions about practical matters. Plans may not get off the ground just for now, but this is a temporary condition.
CapricornTalking about typically tricky subjects can flow well in the coming weeks heading into your solar eighth house, dear Capricorn. A rational, light approach to heavier topics can be instrumental to making sense of things and reaching agreements. Confidential or intimate talks and clarifications might boost a relationship. This transit can also bring more attention to the mysteries and subtleties of life. You could learn about inner motivations, behind-the-scenes activities, and secrets as you naturally read between the lines and seek a deeper meaning. If you need to straighten out financial or ownership matters or discuss trickier areas of relating, Mercury here helps you out. Today, you might wrestle with indecision or a sense that there’s something off. Mercury forms a minor but challenging aspect with Jupiter, and interactions with others may not go smoothly, or there is the need to be discreet with what’s communicated. It’s a time for adjusting your expectations if you’ve been overshooting.
AquariusMercury begins its transit of your partnership sector today, dear Aquarius. Until August 11th, you’re in a good position to seek feedback or advice, communicate with a partner or special friend, or collaborate with others on mental levels. You are more diplomatic during this period, but not necessarily very decisive, as you can be weighing pros and cons and seeing both sides of a situation. There can be significant debates, discussions, and interviews occurring in the two weeks ahead. Fortunately, opposing viewpoints help you arrive at a more robust understanding of your own. Even when you disagree with someone, the thinking that results from a debate can help clarify your thoughts or position. Later today, communications can suffer a little from off-timing as Mercury and Jupiter form a quincunx. There might be a disagreement about values or money matters in the mix, or you may get stuck on a fact that’s out of place. Try not to promote an idea that you may later regret putting out there, such as a commitment or promise. Keep things open and free, and avoid big purchases for best results.
PiscesMercury heads into your work and health sector today, dear Pisces, influencing there until August 11th. It’s a great time to recognize and process the details that you may overlook at other periods of the year. You might enjoy making lists and plans during this cycle. Gathering information to help yourself or others can figure strongly. While you can sometimes get a bit lost in the details, it’s a fine time to resolve problems, organize, and get your affairs in order. You might enjoy providing services or honing your skills and immersing yourself in the details of your work and projects. You could do more thinking about health and wellness or routines and habits. The Moon in your sign all day enlivens your emotions. Mercury forms a minor clash with Jupiter in your sign, however, and it can pit work and personal needs or pleasure against one another. While your mind is geared towards work and duty, another part of you is looking for ways to free yourself from details and problems. You can be in an indulgent mood temporarily.
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.