- The Moon is in Taurus to 8:36 AM, when it moves into Gemini.
- A void Moon period occurs from 6:59 AM to 8:36 AM today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase.
- The Full Moon (Lunar Eclipse) occurred yesterday in the sign of Taurus.
- Mars is retrograde (Mars is retrograde from October 30th, 2022, to January 12th, 2023).
- Mars Rx, Jupiter Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesPractical matters can thrive today, dear Aries. There can be good news–or good support–on the level of health and wellness. With a Mercury-Saturn challenge coming into influence later today, circumstances may seem to block your progress, or your vision of a matter is limited. For now, modest ambitions seem best, and slowing down to get things right also makes sense. Tensions related to power dynamics, sharing, and intimacy can emerge. Someone may be giving too much and getting too little in return. In relationships, remember that if you let fear rule, you may miss an opportunity to get closer to someone. Compromise or letting things blow over may be necessary.
TaurusWith the Moon’s move into your resources sector, dear Taurus, you gravitate to activities that ground you. You seek balance and moderation. With emotions less immediate and urgent than they have been in recent days, you may get the opportunity to regroup. Take advantage of situations that allow you to express your inner child or find support and nurturing in unexpected places. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn square comes into influence, and it can indicate a small disappointment or obstacle. Sometimes this comes from the outside, and other times it has to do with a self-limitation or doubt. Ultimately, though, delays and slowdowns can lead to useful changes and improvements if you work constructively with this energy. For now, there may be conflicts with someone in authority, or you might find it annoying that people seem more competitive than cooperative. Adjusting your approach to minimize friction and misunderstanding can be worthwhile now, although you may need to wait on someone for an answer.
GeminiThere is good energy for personal and family matters, dear Gemini. Perhaps a new freedom is afforded you that feels good. Mercury moving to a square with Saturn can serve to remind you of the downside of a plan later today. Worries about the future, health, or knowledge are likely. There may be a mental disconnect with someone or a restless desire for more life experience cut short by the need to get critical work done. Alternatively, a block or obstacle may limit your choices or leave you uncertain about a matter. With Saturn involved, it’s far better to put in the effort to fill your duties and responsibilities as best as possible than to fight it or take shortcuts. Otherwise, you may end up only spinning your wheels with little accomplished. While a negative skew can be a bit of a downer, it can also turn your attention to areas that need fixing.
CancerFriends and networks can bring excitement or inspiration for a new idea now, dear Cancer, and you’re especially receptive. With a Mercury-Saturn square influencing the second half of the day, you may be dealing with annoying feedback or a delay in a plan, which can be a bit disheartening. However, staying centered and meeting the situation with maturity is your best bet. While some doubts about recent feelings or endeavors could emerge now, your initial take on a matter may be more negative than it warrants. Dealing with information blocks or mechanical problems can also figure strongly. Learning from differences may work to your advantage; the same goes for an obstacle or delay. This transit can ultimately help you reach a more centered or realistic position. In the meantime, aim to fix problem areas to secure or strengthen your situation going forward.
LeoNurturing and building a business project can be fruitful and rewarding now, dear Leo. You might particularly enjoy filling in the details of a plan or developing a talent with a goal in mind. There can be a real sense of excitement and progress, even if it’s combined with some uncertainty, related to your business or career goals. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn square comes into influence, signaling the need to deal with disapproval or delays. Information that disagrees with you or challenges your take on a situation might surface. With Saturn in your partnership sector, a significant other can seem to block your plans or discourage your thinking. Others seem to shoot down your ideas before they give them a fair chance. While there are usually lessons in such experiences, pulling back from negativity can make sense in some situations. Aim to center yourself and get in touch with what’s important to you–certain things don’t deserve your energy! Ideally, you come up with some refinements, and, as a result, you strengthen your position.
VirgoYour more helpful and nurturing qualities are in demand today, dear Virgo. Publishing and promotional projects can be satisfying. Your appeal runs high, and sharing ideas or viewpoints with someone special can be a bonding experience. As the day advances, we get closer to a Mercury-Saturn square, and there can be a small reality check or letdown. Still, the changes you make as a result of this can improve your position in the long run. You can feel pressures from inside yourself or the outside world–or both– and it’s a time for acknowledging your responsibilities but stopping short of the point at which worry or anxiety take over. You may discover that you can shuffle things around to accommodate both duty and pleasure. While there can be technically-based frustrations, a delay, obstacle, or restriction happening now can lead to valuable refinements.
LibraEmotional energy turns outward today, dear Libra, with the Moon heading into your future-oriented adventure sector. There can be opportunities emerging now to heal or help others deal with complicated emotions. People naturally come to you for support, advice, and help today. As the day advances, we get closer to a Mercury-Saturn square, signaling situations that can leave you somewhat discouraged or blocked. Tensions now may very well revolve around differences in opinions and approaches. Internal conflicts arise when you feel torn between taking a leap of faith and sticking with what you know. If others seem to want to challenge you or prove you wrong, responding with sincerity and fairness can leave you feeling better about yourself. While you can always learn something from your mistakes or constructive criticism, in the end, it’s about what you feel is right, and centering yourself can help you process things. You might recognize weaknesses in your position or plans, and fixing them can strengthen you.
ScorpioWith the Moon’s move into your solar eighth house, dear Scorpio, there can be greater self-understanding and a sense of inner strength and resolve. A relationship is best nurtured with a spirit of openness and acceptance. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn square comes into play, and you may be better off sticking to the rules. An idea or plan may not be picking up steam, or others aren’t listening to your side, which can be frustrating. Try not to waste energy on worry about the future and guilt about the past. Shutting out information is not your best bet, either, even if it comes to you in an unappealing package! In truth, you can learn from feedback, but do avoid taking criticism to heart. You might recognize vulnerable areas of your life, and your best bet is to work on strengthening them.
SagittariusWith the Moon’s move into your partnership sector, dear Sagittarius, what others say may jostle your brain cells, giving you greater insight into what you need, want, or what your next move might be. It’s also a time for nurturing a progressive business or business idea. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn square has a way of accentuating the downsides of a situation! It’s better not to make a decision from a state of worry, if possible. These days especially, you need emotional space and quiet to sort out your thoughts. You may be feeling a little insecure about recent comments or openness, experiencing some feelings of regret or fear that you may have revealed too much or that others are not interested. Try not to allow insecurities to rule, as you’re likely to make mountains out of molehills now. A project may reach a roadblock, or a miscommunication can lead to a frustrating delay. Even so, this may also slow things down just enough that you find a better plan. If facing criticism, it’s best to look inside yourself and allow your own wisdom to emerge.
CapricornThere can be good feelings of support and freedom on creative levels, dear Capricorn. Perhaps your audience opens up, or your experiences are broader. Interesting people and ideas seem to be all around you. While others are often enjoying your perspective and supporting your ideas these days, a Mercury-Saturn aspect coming into play later today points to a minor lull. You see the flaws of a situation, but while it can be deflating, it puts you in the position to work on problem areas and strengthen your plans. A temporary drop in confidence can lead to negative thinking a little too quickly, and it’s best to take the lesson from a dip rather than dwell on it. The reality of costs can put a temporary damper on a plan, or there may be blocks or delays that frustrate you. Even so, these can lead to a reexamination of goals–a valuable process. For best results today, focus on what’s best for you in the long term.
AquariusFamily support can encourage you today, dear Aquarius. Good energy is with you for emotional issues. As the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn square comes into influence, and there may be a reality check or minor letdown. Even so, it’s likely about an ongoing problem with a high potential for resolution, and you’re now in the position to improve and strengthen your situation. Aim to identify ways that you may be limiting your progress without even knowing it. Humbling yourself to constructive criticism can be well worth your time now. Ultimately, however, what you believe is right matters most, so don’t give others’ opinions more meaning than your inner wisdom. Self-doubt can prompt some reflection. Take your time weighing the pros and cons, consider all your options, and then embark on a step-by-step plan to improve.
PiscesThe Moon moves into your private solar fourth house, dear Pisces, making it important to tend to your home or family, support system, and personal matters. Centering or pacing yourself gets you back on track. Allowing and exercising more freedom in your relationships is important this week. However, as the day advances, a Mercury-Saturn aspect comes into play, and it can produce obstacles or delays. Aim to keep a sense of humor and your perspective. Resolve to strengthen the most vulnerable areas of your life if you’re now seeing flaws or hurdles to clear. Ultimately, you don’t want immediate results if they’re not good for you–what’s best in the long-term may not seem fun right now, but it’s the main lesson of this transit. If obstacles only serve to bring you down, take a second look, as there is very likely a lesson to learn buried in the blockage. Consider whether self-limiting attitudes and perceptions are at play. However, if blocks are coming from the outside, resolve to strengthen the most vulnerable areas of your life.
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.