- The Moon is in Aquarius.
- The void Moon begins at 4:59 AM today (lasting until tomorrow at 8:33 AM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Third Quarter phase until 2:57 AM, after which the Moon is in its Waning Crescent phase.
- The Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 16th, and the New Moon will occur on March 24th.
- Mercury is in its post-retrograde shadow until the 29th.
- The Sun spends its first full day in Aries (the Sun transits Aries from March 19-April 19).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Sun has just entered your sign, dear Aries, kicking off a month-long cycle in which personal influence is strong and personal plans are on the front burner. The inner entrepreneur emerges today with energetic, brave Mars in alignment with expansive, optimistic Jupiter. This happens only every two years or so, and this time, it energizes your professional sector. It’s a time for thinking big and for getting going on an important project or endeavor. Your desire for more freedom can motivate you to do something special, unique, and enterprising. While it’s definitely time for shooting high, it’s important to avoid going over the top, as bigger is not always better. Still, it’s a fine time for recognizing your courage and the desire to improve, advance, and excel. Your most enterprising and entrepreneurial traits reach a head. Keeping in mind that your actions have more impact than usual, you can certainly throw your energies into worthwhile pursuits.
TaurusYou’ve just begun a month-long cycle today that’s best used for emotional renewal, tying up loose ends, and laying low, dear Taurus. It would be best if you carved out some time to yourself in the weeks ahead, and the rewards for doing so are great. You can feel quite a bit of motivation to get something going, and the energies of the next few days will help you channel it all. You can be feeling passionate about your ideas or what you’re learning now, and this is a time for expanding your horizons or your reach. You can easily get worked up about concepts, political or social issues, and beliefs of those around you today, and while debates can be useful, aim to use all this increased creative power wisely. The day is good for asserting your desires and going after what you want. If life has been feeling a little dull recently, this is the boost or reinvigoration you need.
GeminiThe Sun has just moved into your solar eleventh house, dear Gemini, bringing new energy into your life that pulls your attention to happiness goals, friendships, and networking in the coming month. Today, you’re likely to be stirred into action. There can be a connection, incentive, or motivation to get going on a personal or financial matter. You have emotional fearlessness and courage, and you’re unafraid to tackle normally tricky or taboo issues with a partner. Opportunities to come to a better understanding of an intimate relationship can emerge, or you might discover new resources or funding now. Your resolve and conviction are likely to lead you to make important improvements. A partnership or friendship could heat up and feel especially dynamic and exciting now–you’re focusing on growth more than anything.
CancerWith the Sun’s move into your solar tenth house for a month-long stay, dear Cancer, you’re more visible than usual. This cycle brings increased power and attention to your career and responsibilities. Today, there is strong activity in your partnership sector, and it can be a call to action. It’s a great time to come up with solutions to problems or plans. Someone may be rattling your cage, getting you going, and motivating you, and while it can be a time of some conflict, it’s also a time for getting things out in the open and clearing the air. You recognize that growth comes from confronting matters. Somebody may very well motivate you to pursue a long-time dream or to take charge of your life, or you might team up to get something important done. A relationship can be a catalyst for you to make meaningful changes.
LeoEnergetically speaking, your life picks up the pace, dear Leo, with the Sun now in your solar ninth house for a month-long stay. You’re likely to find the spirit and motivation to create new experiences for yourself in the weeks ahead. Freedom issues can emerge in a friendship or a love relationship today, and they can stir the pot. Today is strong for coming up with new approaches, particularly those along practical lines. Your enterprising spirit is strong, and finding new meaning in a project or endeavor boosts your motivation levels. You want to do your own thing and set your own pace, and you can certainly come up with inventive ways to solve old problems or to perform your duties and tasks. Look for opportunities to expand in the areas of work and fitness, being careful not to take on too much. You’re in the mood to do something new, exciting, different, or challenging today.
VirgoThe Sun’s move into your solar eighth house today brings on the need for more depth from your relationships and activities, dear Virgo, and this transit lasts until April 19th. Today, you can feel especially enthusiastic or passionate about a project, creative activity, or relationship. Mars joins Jupiter in your solar house of entertainment, hobbies, romance, talent, showmanship, and self-expression, fueling your courage to make a move, pursue your heart’s desire, or share something of yourself. The strong desire to enjoy yourself or celebrate can also emerge now. Big emotions, reactions, and opinions tend to push you in a new direction, as taking action can be a real drive. There can be considerable enthusiasm about a new venture, relationship, or hobby. You’re not especially content to do ordinary things. You seem to stand out for who you are and what you create. You also have more courage to express yourself and to go after your heart’s desire. Pleasure-seeking activities and self-expression are in strong focus now.
LibraThe Sun has just moved into your partnership sector for a month-long stay, dear Libra, and the weeks ahead are important ones for bringing more balance into your life. This cycle, lasting until April 19th, brings out your need for others. Today, enthusiasm fills you, and there can be a sudden desire to make a change. Home, security, and family can be your biggest motivators or the areas that you want to improve. You can experience more inner courage and stronger resolve now, and this can very well get you over a major emotional hurdle. Ideas for having fun and making your accommodations more livable are abundant. You may want to pioneer a new venture or make moves towards growing, building, or expanding a current one.
ScorpioWith the Sun now in your solar sixth house for a month-long stay, dear Scorpio, a work and health theme is developing. It’s a time for paying particular attention to improving or maintaining wellness endeavors, daily routines, and work projects. Today, you can feel much enthusiasm or a strong desire to take action, as well as the courage to do new things or launch exciting projects. You not only want to improve your life, but you’re also ready to take the necessary steps to do so. It’s a time to pick yourself up quickly and open up to possibilities, while also watching that you don’t overshoot. Conversations or news can be motivating, and you might fill up with wonderful ideas. You can be feeling especially independent when it comes to learning new things and exploring mental interests. You are especially able and willing to apply yourself to your projects or work, and you get the sense that the actions you’re taking are going to take you somewhere.
SagittariusThe Sun moves into a creative, romantic, and playful sector of your chart today, dear Sagittarius. Until April 19th, this transit is sure to awaken your feelings and desire to share your affections and creations. Today, there are big ideas and plans, and there could be a sudden boost in business or with money–a strong motivator emerges. Mars aligns with your ruler, Jupiter, in your resources sector, stimulating a desire to move forward and take action on a project or idea. It can be a great time to draw on your talents or resources and put them to use. Confidence runs high, and your enterprising or pioneering nature comes on in a big way. It’s certainly wise to avoid overdoing things, but it’s a great time to fill up with the motivation to improve and grown. There is also good energy for romantic appeal and pursuit of your heart’s desire. There are practical sides to the situation that must be considered, and you’ll have the chance to work with these in the coming days. For now, it’s about courage and thinking big.
CapricornThe Sun has just moved into your home and family sector, dear Capricorn, and will stick around here until April 19th. This transit stimulates a strong focus on your personal life. Today, Mars and Jupiter meet in your sign. You’re approaching the world a little more directly and boldly, and you can feel as if you’re winding up and filling up with initiative and courage. You might experience a burst of physical or competitive energy. You’re a little inclined to take on too much or to go to excess, so be sure what you desire is something that will serve you well. In other words, it’s best to use this power wisely. Still, it’s an excellent period for your charisma, sense of enterprise, and initiative. You can feel strongly about doing something on your own or at your own pace, and taking the lead seems to come most naturally right now.
AquariusThe Sun has just begun its transit of your communications sector, dear Aquarius, and will influence this busy, connected area of your solar chart until April 19th. Today’s energies are good for taking care of persistent problems or putting a matter behind you as Mars and Jupiter come together in your sector of endings. A buried matter may emerge, and you’re ready to handle it with courage. Something big is brewing in your private life or deep inside. If you’ve been feeling unfulfilled, this amplifies now, and if it causes discomfort or elicits strong emotions, these can motivate you to take action. You’ll be itching to accomplish something concrete. Or, this transit is about feeling moved to help someone out. It’s an excellent time to gather up ideas and form a game plan for a future project, and the influences of the coming few days can help you channel all this raw energy.
PiscesThe Sun’s move into your finance sector, where it will stay for a month, dear Pisces, is a steadying influence in your life. Still, strong emotions today can stir the desire to pursue a cause, goal, or cherished dream as Mars and Jupiter align in your sector of community. You might meet with interesting people and share your ideas and ideals, or there can be inspirational and motivating experiences with existing friends. Your drive to get something started/moving is active, and while feelings can be raw today, energies of the next few days will help you channel them into something genuinely constructive. There can be a sudden desire or courage to connect with a friend or group or to take action. It’s an exciting week for connecting and collaborating. This aspect can also be favorable for finances. You could be making big plans for 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 (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.