- The Moon is in Aries all day.
- The Moon is waxing and in its New phase.
- The New Moon occurred on March the 6th in the sign of Pisces, and the First Quarter Moon will happen on March 14th.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from March 5 to 28).
**Times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
The Moon transits your sign all day, dear Aries, and your personal plans are on the front burner. While this transit encourages some spontaneity, you have a stabilizing influence with you that helps you see the value of bringing more order to your life. You’re viewing your goals and performance through a realistic lens, and this clarity helps boost your decision-making ability. Simplifying and reducing waste in your professional life can be especially helpful to you with Saturn transiting your solar tenth house, and today, this task comes naturally. Self-improvement efforts seem to tie in with your long-term or career goals at this time. Putting personal problems behind you may be vital to enjoying more ambition and success.
In some respects, it can be a dreamy day with the Moon in the sign before yours, dear Taurus. However, especially as the day progresses, there is some solid and practical energy with you. Organizing a group endeavor may figure now, and can be quite successful, or there is a practical element to your networking happening now. People in your life may offer or show their support, helping you to feel more secure, or taking on a realistic approach to your relationships wins favor. The key is holding modest or regular expectations, since expecting too much, either of yourself or others, can lead to ups and downs. This can also be a time for getting a nice little window into what may have recently been tripping you up so that you can now make some improvements.
You want to be productive today, dear Gemini, and fortunately, the universe seems to be supporting you on this. Your ambition is pleasantly stimulated, and you might be especially motivated to work on details that you usually prefer to avoid, particularly if these promise to further your cause. This is a great time to see your priorities and, while you need some frivolity in your life, some things can be cut out now that absolutely improve your life. Simplifying is usually in order when Saturn is strong as it is today. You might also discover that using a bit of strategy rather than throwing too much energy into an endeavor is the most successful approach at this time. Today, it can be very satisfying to make the best of what you have.
Saturn in your partnership sector can be draining at times, dear Cancer, as you seem to be seeing the less flattering side of key relationships and perhaps even yourself through your interactions at times. Today, though, the Sun casts a favorable light on this Saturn transit, and you’re inclined to see its benefits, of which there are many. Key to this is learning to live with fewer (not lower) expectations of others. Meeting others halfway seem to be the most rewarding strategy now. Not expecting inhuman efforts can also be critical now as you attempt to put unrealistic or overly idealistic views of partnering behind you. Patience with others has strong rewards for you. It’s a good time to build your faith in a person or relationship, as well as for showing your value and strength to a special someone, especially through practical displays of affection.
You’re feeling comfortable about putting in the work today, dear Leo, even with the Moon in a vibrant, adventure-seeking area of your solar chart. The Sun and Saturn are moving to a harmonious aspect, encouraging you to not only identify your priorities but to work toward them. Putting your work or daily affairs in order may be the key now, and even small efforts can go a long way now. The goal is to feel more in control, organized, and on top of things. Your sense of tomorrow is strong and dominant, and working on making today more secure makes the most sense now. Look for activities that help anchor or ground you, as they may be precisely what you need right now. Feeling useful serves a need, and you might decide to work on building your health, both mental and physical.
A Sun-Saturn influence today is useful energy for accomplishing something important to you, dear Virgo. It’s also special for strengthening a love relationship or creative partnership. Demonstrating your reliable and trustworthy qualities can bring rewards as security and safety seem more attractive than excitement right now. It may be a good day for partnering up with someone to make a decision, solve a dilemma, edit a project, or organize an area of your life. Benefiting from someone’s wisdom or experience can figure strongly now. The Moon’s move into your intimacy sector also suggests a more serious and considered approach to the day.
A mature approach is required today with a Sun-Saturn sextile holding sway over the day, dear Libra. “Slow and steady wins the race” applies now. Aim to make small changes to your routines that bring more structure to your day. Putting your domestic life in order may be the key to long-term happiness these days with Saturn in your solar fourth house, although it doesn’t always feel easy to do, especially since the rewards are not immediate. Today is good for productivity and organization toward these ends, and you’re likely to find it easier than usual to make a few sacrifices now if it helps you later. You’re feeling a little more grounded and secure, and it suits you well today!
Saturn in your communications sector can bring on some challenges as it encourages you to get your affairs in order, dear Scorpio, but these serve a useful purpose for long-term happiness and success. Today, Saturn in a healthy aspect to the Sun can remind you of the benefits. This aspect tends to shine a positive light on responsibilities and discipline. You feel useful and more in control and organized as you fulfill your obligations. It also helps that both the Sun and Saturn are harmonizing with your sign, encouraging an appreciation for order. Stable and solid energy is with you for applying yourself to creative pursuits and hobbies or to productive types of recreation. You see more clearly the benefits of hard work, planning, and effort.
The Moon in your creative sector does encourage a playful approach to the day, dear Sagittarius. Even so, you’d be wise to take advantage of a Sun-Saturn influence active now that’s stabilizing and practical. You may experience it as a growing desire to be on top of things, particularly regarding money, home, family, and security matters. Even (and perhaps especially) small efforts to connect with family can go a long way towards strengthening ties, and a moderate approach can be most appreciated. Slowing down can improve the quality of your work, and highlights your appreciation of the simpler things in life. This is a time for conserving energy and building strength.
Reliable energy supports your productivity today, dear Capricorn, and your personality as well! Saturn, your ruler, connects happily with the Sun, and the very traits that come naturally to you are in demand. Focusing your energy tends to work best today, and with Saturn in your sign, you seem to hold a greater need to be personally responsible. Directing your attention to small but essential tasks one by one and step by step can be soothing, even if it’s a lot of work. Those things that fell out of view or that were neglected can now demand your focus. People may still be wanting your help, but it seems best that you focus on some personal affairs that need sorting. Mind you, this is a good time for being taken seriously, and getting organized comes naturally to you.
You can be delighted to discover that others (or a key person) are valuing you even more than usual today, dear Aquarius. A sense of steady progress is important to you now, even if it’s on the slow side since you seem to trust that changes made will “take” this way. You might choose to complete a project you’ve left unfinished, and it feels good to put it behind you. There are benefits to looking into ways to improve your finances, business, or practical affairs now, and simplifying seems the key to success and happiness under the influence of a Sun-Saturn aspect. As you clear the decks, you discover that you can be more productive and organized.
Today’s energies are strong for practical pursuits as well as friendships and networking, dear Pisces. People may be helpful in constructive ways, and if you’re involved with a group, you’re likely to discover that you and your team can work exceptionally well together. It may also be quite beneficial to share some of your expertise with others or to get organized in a specific area of your life. A logical, orderly approach to what you do yields the right results. Perhaps most important, the ability to accept things for what they are leads to success now. The Moon’s transit of your resources sector is another sign that you’re seeking to feel grounded.
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.