- The Moon is in Virgo.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase.
- The New Moon occurred on the 28th, and the First Quarter Moon will happen on August 5th.
- Jupiter Rx, Saturn Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesFrustrated plans can interfere with your mood early today, dear Aries, and timing can feel off. It’s not a smooth time for relating, and problems in the family dynamic can feel restrictive. As the day advances, a Sun-Jupiter transit opens you up. It helps you see the benefits of current projects and boosts your outlook, in general. There may be a romantic attraction that motivates you. You’re interested in growing and improving in your creative pursuits and connections, as staying the same doesn’t appeal. Your best self shines through in what you’re doing, and the day has every potential to be empowering. You’re likely to crave a change of pace or a break from the usual routine. You may be teaching in some capacity now, or you could be learning something new and different that’s inspiring. A new channel for expressing yourself might open up, and a surge of enthusiasm brightens your day and your vision of the future.
TaurusEarly today, avoid letting insecurities cloud your vision of someone, dear Taurus. Consider that you may not be seeing people and possibly even things for their true value temporarily. As the day advances, a sun-Jupiter transit dominates, and cooperation comes naturally. There is a strong sense of mutual harmony and a general boost in feelings of peace and security with and through others. Still, you’re seeking a little more meaning from your pursuits or relationships than usual today, and you’re happy to see signs of improvement and growth. It’s a good time for tapping into your intuition. Radiating an expectation of success with people you love does wonders for you now, but so can some introspection. Relaxing recreational activities can appeal and might even be a little therapeutic–it can be a great time to seek and find release for stress or strain.
GeminiEarly today can feel moody, dear Gemini, and minor matters can escalate into full-blown dramas, as people around you can be especially sensitive. Timing can be off in small ways. As the day advances, great energy is with you for gaining trust or developing and growing a relationship or project. The Sun, currently transiting your communications sector, harmonizes with Jupiter, and conversations are generous, open, and meaningful. Networking can bring rewards or opportunities. It’s a time to dream up big ideas that help boost your confidence, particularly on social levels and related to your interests or studies. You might expand a personal interest or enjoy a special topic.
CancerVenus in your sign tends to put you in a good light, dear Cancer, but early today, you could find that there are misunderstandings or your timing is off. Some awkwardness in social situations is possible as a result. Slight tweaks and adjustments may be necessary if you’re looking to get something you want. Fortunately, the day advances far more smoothly. A Sun-Jupiter transit takes over, and you can feel compelled to grow something, particularly related to business or your practical affairs. With the Sun in your resources sector harmonizing with Jupiter in your house of career and reputation, people may notice your efforts, talents, or accomplishments. You’re inclined to draw in the right people or resources to advance your goals. For best results, widen your comfort zone, help others, and make the first move. It’s a good time for making creative changes and improvements to your life. You’re in great shape for discovering creative solutions for practical matters today. Particular satisfaction can be derived from your tasks, and an open-handed, generous approach works wonders.
LeoEarly today, you’re more sensitive to subtle changes and rhythms that are off, dear Leo, perhaps reading too much into what others are saying or thinking. It may be difficult to pinpoint the reason for discontent. Old issues you thought you had buried might emerge and occupy your mind. Fortunately, a Sun-Jupiter transit takes over as the day advances, building your faith. You are comfortable and at ease with others, and there can be some pleasant opportunities related to mind-expanding activities emerging. Reviving an old plan, project, or idea can be in focus, and it can be a beautiful time to publish or promote. There is a strong desire to take the high road or distinguish yourself from others. Aim to try something new instead of sticking only with the routine, which will help your creativity to flow. You’re generous, and people seem to compliment or appreciate you more than usual.
VirgoEarly today, relationships can be tricky, dear Virgo, and it’s a toss-up whether they need extra attention to keep them running smoothly or if giving people space and avoiding overthinking problems is the best choice. Try not to take minor social blunders to heart. As the day advances, however, you’re in a great position to move forward happily. A Sun-Jupiter trine helps build faith and open minds, and you might gain support from a surprising or hidden source. Indulging yourself in some manner can be tonic for your soul now. This aspect can open up an intimate relationship or the pipeline to your deeper self; either way, you’re making deeper connections. It can be a time for feeling encouraged and motivated to work on improvements in your personal life. A sense of inner well-being can come from making plans for the future that inspire growth and hope.
LibraPeople tend to require more care and sensitivity early today, dear Libra, and there is an inclination for misunderstandings and resulting hurt feelings. Fortunately, the Sun and Jupiter are in harmony, and especially as the day advances, you can sense growth and advancement. This transit builds your confidence in your relationships and projects, and it can feel great to put your faith in something or someone. You’re open and generous with your time and help, and these things help you enhance bonds. You might connect with a friend, partner, or project/dream. Smoothing over differences, extending goodwill, or lending an ear is in favor. For best results, aim to share rather than take on everything yourself.
ScorpioTensions with money or in relationships are possible early today, dear Scorpio, especially if you haven’t been on top of things recently. Avoid explaining yourself to people who are being narrow-minded but take the time to make things right with those who deserve your attention. As the day advances, you can look forward to moving on or a turnaround for a project. New opportunities might present themselves. Expressing optimism, warmth, and generosity is helpful for maximum benefit from today’s Sun-Jupiter aspect. You’re interested in improving your lot in life today, and business ideas coming to you may very well be golden.
SagittariusEarly today, it can be difficult for you to find natural or easy outlets for your desires, dear Sagittarius. A sense that you might stir the pot too much if you ask for something directly is with you. People can easily feel slighted, and maybe it’s better to avoid drama, which can quickly escalate today. Rhythms in relationships can be off temporarily, but don’t let this define your next move. Helping you is a Sun-Jupiter transit that’s excellent for refreshing yourself, particularly through fun and engaging activities. Making contact with a friend or love may be in focus, or it’s a fine day for creative inspiration. Warm and positive energy is with you for sharing viewpoints, creative expression, romance, and learning. Non-routine topics or activities tend to favor you most right now. It’s a time for growing something worthwhile to you, and you can feel motivated to impress and improve. Others tend to support you, and projects can expand or capture your interest. Confidence and faith bring benefits and opportunities to you.
CapricornIt can be difficult to read or understand people around you early today, dear Capricorn, and wants and needs seem to be at cross-purposes. Some introspection now can do wonders to help you center yourself and get in touch with your heart’s desire. Fortunately, a Sun-Jupiter transit today can put you in a good mood. You can feel especially connected to family or an intimate relationship, and sharing fond memories or personal observations can figure strongly. You’re thinking ahead and focused on making improvements, but you might discover something about the past that benefits you. Alternatively, something previously hidden, such as an untapped resource, can reveal itself to you now, which is very much a personal gain. You want to reach beyond your usual boundaries on emotional levels.
AquariusIt can be challenging to feel in sync early today, dear Aquarius, with conflicting desires on the inside and interpersonal misunderstandings. Feelings of resentment can arise if you feel taken for granted. As the day advances, however, there’s a distinctly cooperative feel. A stronger sense of well-being inspires you to do your best as the Sun and Jupiter harmonize. Openness and generosity can open up new levels of understanding in a relationship. Good feelings generated now can gently boost a connection, and moving just a bit out of your comfort zone with your communications can be beneficial. You’re in the mood for something different, and learning something new can be exciting. Old projects and interests can hold some real appeal right now as you see something in a new light. There can be more hopefulness about a project or relationship, or you get the chance to enjoy a person’s perspective more fully.
PiscesInner conflicts can stimulate restlessness early today, dear Pisces, or you don’t feel in sync with others on key issues. People around you can be blowing hot and cold. Try not to take this personally, as they are likely just as undecided as you are. However, a Sun-Jupiter transit is in play, and especially as the day advances, it supports an open, generous approach, and you find many reasons to be optimistic. A romantic attraction might motivate you, or you take an interest in growing and improving your creative pursuits and connections. Your best self shines through in what you’re doing, and the day has every potential to be empowering. A surge of enthusiasm brightens your day and your vision of the future.
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.