- The Moon is in Sagittarius all day.
- There is no void Moon today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 7th, and the Last Quarter Moon will happen on May 14th.
- Current retrogrades: Pluto Rx
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou benefit from influences that enhance problem-solving and intuition today, dear Aries. Mercury forms harmonious aspects to Pluto and then Jupiter, and with Mercury in your resources sector, your practical affairs seem to benefit most. A broad perspective enhances your mood, as you’re less likely to worry about details. You can be especially dedicated to writing, sharing, or pursuing an interesting line of thinking. Good news on the financial or career level may figure strongly, or you have more faith in your talents and value. You might do some promotion or shoot a little higher in a project. Energies boost the presentation of your ideas or the natural showcasing of your talents. Ideas for boosting business, your reputation, or your income can come to you now. Problem-solving is enhanced related to career, reputation, financial, and other practical or mechanical matters. Still, the Moon spends the day in your spirit sector, and your positive outlook benefits you in most life departments now.
TaurusToday can be excellent for taking some mental detours, dear Taurus. It can be invigorating to entertain new ideas and some positivity. Creative thinking can lead to important ideas or discoveries. In these last couple of days with Mercury in your sign, and with Mercury in especially good form today and tomorrow, be sure to communicate your ideas and wishes. Topics of conversation or thoughts and musings can be deeper and more serious than usual, but also very positive and uplifting. There can be inspiring ideas coming in, or you might enjoy communication that is food for thought. It’s a good time for conversing, sharing, learning, and publishing. As the day advances, especially, it’s better to be generous and forthcoming.
GeminiThis can be a good idea day, dear Gemini, particularly related to matters of the past and how to learn from and move past them. Others turn to you for advice. While private time is desirable and beneficial now, you can also feel some need to connect with others, so that you may end up playing a supportive, helpful role. Mercury is spending just a couple more days in the sign just behind yours, and will enter your sign soon. Before it does, it forms some strong aspects now, and you can benefit from seeing things more positively, or from releasing a burden. Advice and information flow naturally and brilliantly today, and you are willing to lend an ear to those who need it. The pipeline is open to your more spiritual or compassionate nature, and this lends an empathetic and considerate quality to your communications.
CancerYou are keeping your humor and perspective today, dear Cancer, and this benefits you across the board. Communications are positive and uplifting. New information can come in that helps you, or you can discover something that frames things entirely differently, in a positive way. There might be a conversation that opens up doors. Ideas generated with someone or about a relationship are winners now. You may be mapping out a long-term plan that is motivating and exciting. There is also good energy for developing your talents and handling your resources. Talking things through with a trusted friend can be satisfying, but with the Moon in your work and health sector all day, you’re also ready to get things done. Putting your life in order is a positive focus now.
LeoToday is strong for practical thinking, dear Leo, but also for positive interactions and a sense that you can manage things nicely. There can be exciting plans or a more positive attitude towards a work or health matter. Making plans and problem-solving are in favor now. Work and career matters can thrive with a positive, generous approach. Ideas and methods for work, business, and health are in top shape. You feel more equipped to manage your practical affairs, but it’s also a fine day for personal influence and reaching agreements. Pouring some extra energy into something that you genuinely enjoy seems most rewarding–you feel stronger and happier for it. The Moon spends the day in your sector of joy, which is another sign that a spirit of enjoyment and generosity can solve many problems now.
VirgoGood energy is with you for sharing ideas and insights today, dear Virgo. Your thinking might frequently turn to unusual places or ideas, simply because you’re craving a little more from life on a mental level. It’s a good time for solving problems, talking things through, and troubleshooting. You might devise the strategies or steps to improve your current situation. There is a stronger ability to take daily affairs in stride, particularly after a conversation and a solid session of thinking things through. Your ruler, Mercury, harmonizes with Pluto, and later, Jupiter, and this is wonderful energy for presenting ideas, expressing yourself, and getting a good feel for future trends. Making long-term plans can be both successful and enjoyable now. While your thoughts and ideas are big, the Moon spends the day in your home and family sector, suggesting you’d rather stick with familiar activities even if your mind is going somewhere exotic.
LibraFavorable Mercury aspects now can point to a nice flow of thoughts and ideas today and tomorrow, dear Libra. You could find it especially easy to agree and cooperate with others now, and if you do disagree, to happily go your own way. Support tends to be there, particularly on a mental level. You’re more inclined to reason things through and pay extra attention to emotional and psychological renewal. It’s a good time for studying, learning, and gaining inspiration through what you read, hear, and share. You’re putting things into a broader context today, and this benefits you greatly. Talking or further thinking about private, personal, or otherwise “not talked about” matters can be the focus. Release through music, writing, or conversation can feel fantastic now. It’s a time for turning obstacles into stepping stones.
ScorpioWhile you can be happily engrossed in your own interests, dear Scorpio, energies today are good for collaborating. Conversations with a significant other can be especially positive and healthy. You may be thinking about ways to share the load, even while continuing to give it your best, by sharing some concerns with someone you trust. A Mercury-Jupiter influence is coming into play now, and it helps pull you above many problems and concerns. Conversations or thoughts can lead to creative solutions and new ideas. Your mind may have been going to darker or deeper places, but the process is leading to improvements. You’re taking more interest in cooperating and sharing common goals. A different perspective can be most useful now.
SagittariusToday’s energies are good for sharing ideas and problem-solving, dear Sagittarius. You might thoroughly benefit from–and enjoy–making plans related to money, work, and health as Mercury connects with Pluto then Jupiter. Communicating positively and successfully helps you all around, and is also useful for improving health and work methods. Your vision broadens, and new ideas for making improvements follow. These aspects help lift your thoughts from dark to light. You might seek creative solutions to practical problems. Sharing common goals and aspirations with someone special can figure strongly. There is more mutual appreciation or an open atmosphere for communicating. The Moon spends the day in your sign, amplifying your emotions. Aim to use strong emotions constructively.
CapricornThis is a good time for expressing yourself through creative mediums, dear Capricorn. Your mind is hungry for new ideas. You recognize a need for an outlet for your creativity, as well as the desire to share what you know. Fortunately, with Jupiter and Pluto, both in your sign, harmonizing with Mercury, you are in a good position to talk through problems and get to a positive frame of mind. People are drawn to your warm and healing aura, even if you’re still sorting things out on the inside. Focusing on constructive matters or the light at the end of the tunnel comes more easily today and tomorrow. You feel valuable and valued! It’s a fine time for personal influence and creative self-expression. Solving problems can help you feel purged and empowered. It’s also a time for rising above some of the smaller problems and seeing life for its positive points.
AquariusGood energy is with you for discussions about personal or family matters, dear Aquarius, as people are especially reasonable, fair, and thinking in positive terms. An attitude that you can resolve any problem with willingness and effort can boost your spirits and relationships now. Helping someone out with positive reinforcement or good advice can be rewarding. You are more able to rise above problems today by focusing on the bigger picture, and family or personal matters come together. You’re communicating well, and others are listening to you. Showing your dedication is helpful. Encouraging words or news can be in focus today. The Moon spends the day in your social sector, and more attention to friends, networks, and happiness goals is likely.
PiscesWith mutual respect in the mix, interactions and communications get a wonderful boost, dear Pisces, and this is uplifting. Difficult issues can now feel easier, whether to manage or to resolve. There is an optimistic, hopeful, and inspired feeling to the day. Sharing your ideas and thoughts is rewarding now, especially with good reception, which is more likely than usual now. Publicity or promotional work is favored. Rather than feel bothered by differences, you see ways to learn from them. As well, you have strong energy with you for communicating what you feel as well as for being on the same page with someone special. Sharing ideas feels good and can lead to new understanding and a feeling of camaraderie and support. There can be positive thinking that’s breakthrough.
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.