- The Moon is in Scorpio until 8:55 AM, after which the Moon is in Sagittarius.
- A void Moon period occurs from 2:43 AM to 8:55 AM today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its First Quarter phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 17th, and the Full Moon will occur on the 24th.
- Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto are retrograde.
- Mercury stations and turns direct after a retrograde cycle (Mercury was retrograde from May 29th to June 22nd).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMercury turns direct after retrograde motion for over three weeks, dear Aries. It’s good news, but there can be some disorientation temporarily since it’s a shift of direction. It’s not the best time to jump into action, new launches, or major decisions, but you’ll enjoy some forward motion on delayed projects in the coming days and weeks. Further information can arrive that facilitates decision-making. Aim to work on activities that help clear up delays and set the ball rolling to make progress. For now, a Sun-Jupiter transit enables you to see the bright side of things. Good feelings tend to be reciprocated today, and you may feel especially supported with your ideas and interests. There can be a strong sense of mutual harmony and a general boost in feelings of peace and security with and through others. 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.
TaurusMercury turns direct today after over three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Taurus. While this can come as sweet relief, you might need to watch for a bit of chaos or some misunderstandings today as the shift occurs. It’s an opportune time for emotional recharge or for taking a light schedule. In the days ahead, though, clearer communications are likely, information comes through, or previously delayed initiatives move forward. With Mercury’s current transit of your solar second house, this may very well be about money, personal possessions, or business. You’ll feel better equipped to move your plans ahead and make informed decisions. For best results, aim to ease things forward. Transits today and tomorrow are excellent 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.
GeminiThe end of Mercury’s retrograde today can come as a relief, dear Gemini, since Mercury is your planetary ruler, and it’s currently transiting your sign. There can be some confusion today as the shift occurs. However, in the coming days, you’ll benefit from a more straightforward approach to life. Information unclogs, and decisions become easier. It’s best to observe things before jumping to conclusions, being careful to pay close attention to what and how you communicate today. Fortunately, the Sun is heading into harmony with Jupiter, and it’s easy to see the bright side of things and give people the benefit of the doubt. You can feel motivated by a desire to grow something, particularly business or practical affairs. Others may be noticing your efforts, talents, or accomplishments. It’s a good time for making creative changes and improvements to your life.
CancerMercury’s retrograde ends today, dear Cancer, which can help release blocks or delays, particularly with information. The shift itself occurring now can be on the confusing side, so take your time. However, in the coming days, you’ll benefit from a more straightforward approach to life. You’ll be seeing forward movement on delayed projects, and word comes through. The Sun and Jupiter are heading into harmony, building up your faith. You are more comfortable and at ease with others, and there can be some nice opportunities related to mind-expanding activities emerging. Reviving an old plan, project, or idea can be in focus now. It’s a beautiful time to publish or promote. There is a strong desire to distinguish yourself from others and to take the high road. 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.
LeoMercury turns direct today after more than three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Leo. While there can be some confusion during the shift, you’ll have many opportunities to improve conditions in the future. For now, it may be wise to choose your words carefully or wait a little before drawing conclusions. In the days ahead, there’s likely to be forward movement in relationships or pursuits that have recently suffered from delays or blocks. Tricky problems and indecisiveness should clear. Mercury’s forward turn in your social sector promises more clarity and understanding with friends. Fortunately, the Sun and Jupiter are heading into harmony, helping build faith and open minds. You might gain support from a surprising or hidden source. Indulging yourself in some manner can be tonic for your soul now. This aspect may serve to open up an intimate relationship or the pipeline to your deeper self, and 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.
VirgoMercury turns direct today after more than three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Virgo. While this means an imminent clearing of obstacles and delays, the day itself can be somewhat confusing until you get your bearings. However, as we advance, projects might unblock and delays lift, particularly on the information highway. You might see work projects move ahead and communications open up, and career matters can pick up speed. Fortunately, the Sun and Jupiter are heading into harmony, helping with a feeling of 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 quite open and generous with your time and help, and these things help you to enhance bonds. You might reconnect with an old friend, partner, or project/dream. Smoothing over differences, extending goodwill, or lending an ear are all favored today and tomorrow.
LibraMercury turns direct today after more than three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Libra. Indeed, you may need to deal with communication or transportation breakdowns as the shift occurs, but these things clear up over the coming days and weeks. There can be a real sense of moving forward, and for now, you need to correct past mistakes and omissions to clear the path. Be a little more mindful of communications, as misunderstandings are likely with Mercury at its station. However, you can look forward to moving on or a turnaround for some of your projects, particularly related to travel, education, publishing, and legal matters. New opportunities might present themselves. Expressing optimism, warmth, and generosity is helpful for maximum benefit from a Sun-Jupiter aspect occurring tomorrow morning. You’re likely to feel confident about your goals and plans. You can be quite interested in improving your lot in life today, and business ideas coming to you may very well be golden.
ScorpioMercury changes direction today, dear Scorpio. After over three weeks of retrograde motion, Mercury turns direct, helping financial and intimate matters gain clarity or move forward. This shift can help clear recent blocks and slowdowns. It can fill in the blanks on some issues, leading to better choices and decisions. You’ll be in good shape for negotiating about money or time-sharing in the coming days and weeks. Today, be more mindful of directions and communications. Communications can be tricky, and you may be inclined to speak about something prematurely or impatiently. Helping with the transition is a Sun-Jupiter transit that’s excellent for refreshing yourself, particularly through fun and engaging activities. Making contact with an old 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.
SagittariusMercury turns direct after over three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Sagittarius. While this shift helps clear information clogs, it can demand some reorienting today. Look forward to increased clarity, particularly in your relationships, as Mercury slowly regains its regular speed in the days and weeks ahead. You’ll feel more confident about making the right decisions. For now, take special care in your interactions and consider that you may be missing important details. Don’t jump too quickly into action just yet! Instead, allow new information to trickle in. Fortunately, a Sun-Jupiter transit influencing today and tomorrow can put you in a good mood. You may 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.
CapricornWhile energies today can be frustrating if you’re attempting to push forward plans, dear Capricorn, things are starting to unblock, particularly with work and health matters. After more than three weeks of retrograde motion, Mercury turns direct today, and the key is to be patient a bit longer as the shift occurs today. From now on, information comes in that helps you make stronger choices and decisions, and more clarity is on its way. Fortunately, a Sun-Jupiter transit influencing today and tomorrow promotes good feelings and cooperation. A stronger sense of well-being inspires you to do your best. New levels of understanding might open up in a relationship. There can be more hopefulness about a project or association, or you get the chance to enjoy a person’s perspective more fully.
AquariusMercury ends its retrograde cycle today, dear Aquarius, helping unclog information so that your choices and decisions are clearer in the days and weeks ahead. Further information emerges, releasing energy to flow forward. You may be reconsidering a goal or dealing with something that you overlooked so that you can clear the path for moving on. While the shift can produce a bit of confusion, it’s a potentially strong time for optimism. Opportunities to grow your finances or a special project can emerge. You might learn something new about a health or work matter that puts you in a good mood. Feeling good about what you do and about your contributions can be gently motivating today. You’re productive because you’re enjoying yourself as you get things done, and you sense that you’re taking a step in the right direction.
PiscesMercury turns direct today after over three weeks of retrograde motion, dear Pisces. There can be improved communications and more information that helps you move forward. Over the coming days and weeks, you’ll find life a little easier to navigate as projects or appointments begin to move ahead and motivation increases. Home projects that were left undone now resume. While this change of direction brings more decisiveness going forward, today can be a little confusing. Keep things simple for best results, and take your time! Even so, transits support 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.