- The Moon is in Sagittarius.
- There is no void Moon today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase until 4:05 AM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- We are in between the Full Moon that occurred on the 7th in the sign of Libra, and the Last Quarter Moon that will happen on the 14th.
- Mercury enters Aries today (Mercury transits Aries from April 11-27).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMercury moves into your sign today, dear Aries, and this enlivens you and gets you expressing yourself more often until April 27th. This cycle may have seemed a long time coming, and it finds you more alert, decisive, and interested. You tend to be a tad restless with this energy in your life, which typically has you craving more circulation and interaction. Current conditions may require creative maneuvering if you’re not able to circulate very freely. Changing up your routine might help you get the refreshment or sense of movement you want now, and so might pouring your energy into projects that keep you busy and engaged. You’re likely to project more strength in your communications in the weeks ahead. Today, Mercury harmonizes with Saturn, and you want to do something practical, useful, or helpful. Your attention to the details or practical angle of a project can help you advance your goals. A new level of respect or reliability in a relationship can be achieved now. Perceptions are coming back to earth today, at least on practical levels. You’ll find it easier than usual to organize and sort through details, plans, and ideas.
TaurusThe Moon spends the day in your intimacy sector, dear Taurus, and you gravitate toward absorbing or involving activities. You’re up for a challenge on a mental level today, and you’re rather fearless on an emotional level, as well. Still, Mercury moves into your privacy sector for a stay until April 27th, and this is a shift towards more introspection in your life. You’re likely to experience an increased need for time to yourself or spent away from the standard routine, mainly for healing, rest, personal reflection, or focus on background matters in your life. It’s a good time for research, quiet contemplation, and meditation. Today is strong for thinking and processing, and it’s excellent for drawing upon experience and wisdom to apply to a current problem. You’ll find it easier to focus on your priorities right now, and more attentively than usual. It’s a great time to notice and handle details. Dealing with responsibilities rather than hiding from them is satisfying right now.
GeminiMercury heads into your friendship and dreams sector today, dear Gemini, and you’re bound to give more through to your social or happiness goals in the weeks ahead. Your sense of community is stronger than usual, and sharing your thoughts with friends and networks can assume more importance than usual. Others can give you much food for thought at this time, and your own ideas can be more impactful. You’re focusing on more innovative ideas. You are more assertive and forthright during this cycle with your planetary ruler, Mercury, in bold, fiery Aries until April 27th. Today, a Mercury-Saturn aspect suggests you’d rather be thorough than bold. It’s a good influence for communications projects, publishing, and smart thinking, and you’re likely to seek opportunities to concentrate and focus. Committing yourself to a goal or pet project can help bring you down to earth. Making lists or writing out intentions can also help you sort out mind clutter.
CancerMercury heads to the top of your chart today, dear Cancer, pointing to more attention to your goals in the weeks ahead. Your words have more impact than usual, as well. It’s a good time to take advantage of any training or advice that might emerge during this cycle that runs until April 27th, as it may very well help you achieve your major goals or enhance your career. Show your integrity now, as what you say has more impact, and perhaps consequences. Your work may very well require more communicating, or you could be more frequently asked for advice. It can also (or instead) be a time when you worry and overthink your general direction, life path, or career and responsibilities. Today, Mercury’s connection with Saturn puts you in the mindset that you’d prefer to work on something that’s set to last. It’s a good time to take special care of formal communications or your duties. You may be getting some solid work done or sorting through a matter that was previously out of order. You might put in extra effort to learn, study, or perfect a project or craft.
LeoMercury moves into harmony with your sign today, dear Leo, and will continue to transit your solar ninth house until April 27th. Your mind is active and your outlook positive during this cycle, and you’re inclined to look at matters from a broader perspective. Your interest in the world around you increases, and your ideas are mostly well-received. Even so, you are more inclined to debate and defend your ideas as Mercury transits your sector of beliefs and opinions. Today’s Mercury-Saturn aspect is strong for a more traditional approach to learning, thinking, sharing, and communicating. Work and problem-solving are highly favored, and a commitment to making improvements comes readily. You’re in fine shape for dissecting and digging for answers, which can be especially satisfying and beneficial. A meeting of minds can occur now.
VirgoToday and until the 27th, Mercury transits your solar eighth house, dear Virgo, boosting your perceptive abilities, which are already considerable. The weeks ahead can involve deeper thought, discussions, and contemplation, as well as an increased inclination to strategize, plan, and observe. You might pour more concentrated energy into mental pursuits that truly excite you rather than skip from one activity to another. It’s a fine time to sink your teeth into something satisfying. You are a little less inclined to speak about your plans, and you can be attracted to mysteries or darker subject matter, or you could find that you’re drawing these things to you. Today’s Mercury-Saturn aspect is good for grounding your thoughts. Getting organized in a particular area of your life can help steady and comfort you, reducing the tendency to feel overwhelmed. You may discover methods that help you tighten up your work or routines. Quiet study or research can turn up the answers you need, and perhaps some great rewards.
LibraMercury moves into your opposing sign today, dear Libra, pointing to a stronger desire for sharing ideas and making decisions with others. This cycle lasts until April 27th and is likely to enliven your relationships, either through more communications and mental activity with someone, or because you’re giving a whole lot more thought to them. Intellectual companionship is emphasized now. Today’s energies are good for making plans and for realistically assessing matters. You’re interested in long-term results, and you might successfully talk through a strategy or problem with someone. You may very well see certain things in your life more clearly if you take another viewpoint into account.
ScorpioMercury begins its transit of your work and health sector today, dear Scorpio, where it will influence until April 27th. It’s a strong period for focusing on the details of your life and getting them into order. Work, practical matters, health, fitness, nutrition, and routines are of more interest. You’re giving these things more thought and attention. Menial tasks or detail work can become prominent in your life in the weeks ahead. Today, a Mercury-Saturn transit is grounding and stabilizing. It favors taking things step by step, which can help you feel more in control, or at least less overwhelmed. You can feel good about committing to something specific and making measurable progress. Your mood gets a boost once you’ve put a responsibility behind you.
SagittariusMercury moves into harmony with your sign today, dear Sagittarius, and will continue to move through your solar fifth house until the 27th. This is a helpful transit for smoothing out your conversations and boosting your ability to get your messages across as you intend them. You express yourself more confidently. Thoughts might often turn to finding your joy, leisure, and entertainment or romance during this cycle, and you’re inclined to have a little extra fun with your communications. Today, details that you may have missed in recent days are filling your consciousness as things seem to move forward, making this a good time for paying more attention to a special area of interest. It’s a good time for putting in the extra effort and feeling good about doing so. You can make satisfying progress in a creative or communications project or studies. Thinking in the long-term rather than about immediate rewards benefits you.
CapricornMercury enters your home and family sector today, dear Capricorn, and will continue to influence this part of your chart until the 27th. The weeks ahead can be particularly busy for family or home life, whether it’s about more communication with family, work or learning from the home, or increased attention to the past and your personal life. You tend to be more decisive than you have been in recent weeks. Today, problem-solving is favored. Since you are less distracted by emotional concerns than you have been recently. You can be feeling quite self-motivated. An organized, patient, and determined frame of mind can help you resolve even the most complex of problems, and can even help alleviate stress. Slow and steady wins the race today.
AquariusMercury enters your communications sector today, dear Aquarius, where it will transit until the 27th. This transit tends to sharpen and enhance your communication and learning skills. You are likely to be quite busy–you’re ready to move ahead on certain projects or ideas. You could also feel a stronger desire to share your story. The downside may be that your attention span is a little shorter than usual. Still, it’s a good time to pick up some helpful information. Today’s steadying energies can be relieving. You’re likely to feel most accomplished if you pay special attention to details or chores that you’ve let slide. You’re making smart decisions and seeing your priorities clearly. A thorough approach works best today as Mercury harmonizes with Saturn.
PiscesMercury enters your money and values sector today, dear Pisces, and will move through this area of your solar chart until the 27th. It’s an excellent cycle for analyzing your finances and possessions, including spending and saving habits. It can also be a time when you tend to think a little too much about problems in these areas, but it’s a good period for sorting things out logically and reasonably. You are also more inclined to talk about what you value and need. Today, in particular, you’ll benefit from ordering your thoughts, which helps you feel less overwhelmed, cluttered, or scattered. A practical Mercury-Saturn transit influences the day, putting you in better shape for focusing on the details rather than the bigger picture. You have a good sense of which of your plans is most feasible.
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 (for the astrology of the week, see This Week in Astrology):
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.