- The Moon is in Pisces.
- The void Moon occurs from 7:30 PM forward (until the Moon enters Aries tomorrow at 3:00 AM).
- The Moon is waning and in its Waning Crescent phase.
- The Last Quarter Moon occurred on the 14th, and the New Moon will happen on the 22nd.
- The Sun enters Taurus today (the Sun transits Taurus from April 19 to May 20).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Sun begins its transit of your sector of values and resources today, dear Aries. During this month-long cycle, you become more aware of your belongings, comfort, finances, and sense of security. You may be taking action on issues surrounding how to secure yourself, what to make of your natural talents, and how to better use your resources. You could also be accumulating more possessions if that’s what makes sense to you now. When the Sun is under strain in this sector, you may be inclined to overdo, overspend, or focus too much on your means and material things. Otherwise, it’s a good time for getting yourself into a more secure headspace. A slow and steady approach is appropriate now. Today, with the Moon in the sign just before yours, you’re inclined to reflect, process, and rest more than usual. You can make some progress in business and practical affairs nevertheless–you simply benefit from rebuilding energy on an emotional level.
TaurusThe Sun enters your sign today, dear Taurus, and will transit Taurus until May 20th. During this cycle, you become more aware of what needs to heal and improve regarding your personal needs, plans, and manner, getting you off to a great start for the year ahead. It’s a time for seizing the day, and for being heard, noticed, and counted. You exude more personal strength at this time, and you are likely to feel more in charge of your life. With more attention coming your way, you’re motivated to improve and attract what you truly want and need into your life more readily. You are regaining your initiative now with the Sun in your sign. Aim to make the most of this period by being positive and believing in yourself. Today, there is a good spirit of cooperation and acceptance that you appreciate. Sharing ideas and personal philosophies might help bond you with others. You might discover something fascinating or new information about a situation that empowers you.
GeminiThe Sun begins its transit of your privacy and soul sector today, dear Gemini. Until May 20th, you might seek a little more downtime, rest, and physical and emotional replenishment. While this cycle isn’t ideal for pushing yourself or your plans, it’s wonderful for getting your bearings and reflecting upon recent events, conditions, and feelings. You might be closing matters that have run their natural course, and you’re inclined to instinctively withdraw from the hustle and bustle of daily life as you get to know yourself, your goals, and your needs a little more intimately. It’s a fine time for creative thinking, imagining, and relaxing. It’s also an important period for healing in preparation for new beginnings when the Sun enters your sign next month. Still, with the Moon at the top of your solar chart, it can feel good to nurse ambition without pressure or stress. Pacing yourself comes more easily than usual. You have a uniquely creative touch now.
CancerThe Sun begins its transit of your social sector today, dear Cancer, where it will influence until May 20th. This yearly, monthlong influence is a supportive one. You tend to focus on projects, people, and ideas that inspire you. You pay more attention to the social side of things, friendships, and the community. It’s generally a time to ease off pressures to perform or accomplish. At the same time, you’re bringing even more of your energy and personality to your friendships, and possibly some leadership skills as well. It’s a fine time for sharing your talents or know-how with networks or associates, as well as for awakening your need for more humanitarian, free-spirited activities. Today is strong for nurturing your imagination and paying special attention to your emotional or spiritual needs. The day’s energies are good for your confidence and outlook.
LeoThe Sun’s new month-long transit places special emphasis on your career, responsibilities, and goals, dear Leo. Until May 20th, you put more heart into your professional or social standing and your ability to meet your responsibilities. You seem to have a stronger need or desire to perform well, set goals, and get on track. Expect higher demands on you at this time of year, both personally and professionally. It’s a sound period for taking charge of your life, and also for promoting yourself or your product or business. You might be in the position to lead, or you could take on, or be given, more responsibility. Today, however, background and detail work can thrive. It’s a good time to look for ways to boost your projects. It can be quite natural and enjoyable for you to throw yourself into a project, particularly one that involves investigation, analysis, and research. It’s also a fine time for some emotional healing. You’re likely to feel refreshed from the inside out.
VirgoThe Sun begins its month-long visit of your solar ninth house, dear Virgo, encouraging your desire to experience life beyond the ordinary routine. It’s a pleasant cycle for exploring new ideas, and it’s a fine time for resolving to approach your life in more empowering, positive ways. Anything that expands your understanding of the world appeals more than usual as you seek mental refreshment. It can be a time when you refresh your ideals and beliefs or give your all to the ones you already have. Your aspirations are stronger driving forces in your life in the weeks ahead (until May 20th). Today, there tends to be a natural gravitational pull towards relationships and partnerships. It’s a rather easy time for relating and creating. It’s a good idea to take a break from overthinking. Seeking someone’s input can be received as a pleasant gesture, subtly strengthening a bond. There are nice emotional rewards for sharing a bit of yourself.
LibraThe Sun begins its month-long transit of your solar eighth house, dear Libra. Until May 20th, you pay special attention to emotional and material support in your life, intimacy, and personal development or inner growth. There can be a need for deeper connections to people or projects now, and you’re in a strong position to explore a particular topic of interest in more depth. Your focus improves. Whether you’re moving along a new path or putting an outworn mental focus behind you, you can feel more empowered in the weeks ahead. With activities, people, and projects, you’re more interested in digging deep than skimming the surface of things. The Sun is now shining its light on some of the things that are typically hidden from view. As it does, you stand to learn a lot about your inner workings and desires. Your private world assumes more importance now. Today, there are fewer distractions to deal with, making it quite natural to concentrate. Your instincts for priorities are strong.
ScorpioThe Sun moves into opposition with your sign today, dear Scorpio, and in the month ahead, you’ll be challenged to come to a more balanced state of being. You’re arriving at a larger perspective of what you need and want from your life. There can be a stronger focus on companionship or partnerships now, and you can certainly benefit from feedback and insights of someone special. Some of your personal plans may need refinement, or you may be putting a little less energy into them as you attend to other areas of life. You’re more willing than usual to adjust, adapt, and compromise, and this can strengthen your relationships and your concept of self. Today, you gravitate toward communications projects or learning endeavors, and your stronger sense of purpose and vision shines through. You’re enthusiastic about pursuing recent ideas. Your head and heart are more often than not in agreement right now, leading to better choices.
SagittariusThe Sun begins its transit of your work and health sector, dear Sagittarius, boosting your attention to your daily affairs, work, and self-care routines. This cycle is excellent for getting on top of your daily affairs, and it lasts until May 20th. It’s a time for seeing areas that need improvement, and for taking charge. New health and wellness routines can be in focus. You’ll want to get the details of your life in better order. This transit awakens a need to lead a more organized, productive, and healthier lifestyle. It’s a good time to find a little more meaning in your daily affairs or to catch up on important matters. You’re putting more heart and effort into getting your life on track and smoothly running. Your desire to slow down and nest is strong today, however. It’s a good day for catching your breath on an emotional level. Your intuitive sense for business, family, and health strategies is well-developed.
CapricornThe month ahead brings energy and inspiration for creative or joyful pursuits, dear Capricorn. The Sun begins its transit of your solar fifth house, where it will stay until May 20th, encouraging play and self-expression. You’re motivated to express yourself in unique ways during this cycle, and you’re a little more willing to take chances. You’re likely to pay more attention to personal hobbies or recreation and entertainment. To help make the most of this transit, aim to tune into your needs for entertainment, self-expression, romance, hobbies, and creative outlets. Your urge to create and share is powerful. The Moon spends the day in your communications sector, stimulating your curiosity and your need for light and easygoing exchanges. You’re more emotionally invested in your ideas, beliefs, and intelligence, or you have a stronger need to be heard. Take any chance to heal, repair, and nurture good relationships with others and yourself through communication.
AquariusUntil May 20th, the Sun is transiting your sector of home and family, dear Aquarius, encouraging the need for you to take pause and center yourself. It’s a good cycle for family activities, home improvement, and boosting your feelings of safety, security, and comfort. You’re paying special attention to your closest ties, foundation, or home life, and it’s a natural time for anchoring and nesting on a psychological level. You’ll be pouring more heart and energy into your personal life. Worldly ambitions, in a general sense, tend to take a backseat now. Take the time to refuel and build up your confidence. Today is good for healing activities that nourish the body and soul. You tend to gravitate to alternative solutions to problems. Business matters can benefit from a more holistic approach, and good advice that takes into account both practical and emotional factors can come your way. Earthy, comforting activities are favored.
PiscesThe Sun begins its month-long transit of your communications sector, dear Pisces. It’s a cycle of increased curiosity, learning, and mental activity in your life that extends to May 20th. This cycle is excellent for learning new things or developing current studies and interests. In your daily life, you are likely to experience more communication, movement, and activity. Sharing your ideas can be satisfying. So can keeping up (or catching up) with others, dabbling in various projects, or otherwise putting your feelers out for new ideas or interests. It’s an engaged, mentally active period of the year for you. You become more aware of what needs repair, healing, and improvement in your personal environment, communications, and interactions with others. The Moon spends today in your sign, enlivening your mood. You seek out a stronger connection or more relevance. It’s a time for recognizing your emotional needs and expressing your feelings in satisfying ways. Communications tend to be received well and as intended, and are more likely to reflect what’s going on in your heart.
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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.