- The Moon is in Cancer.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Crescent phase.
- The New Moon Solar Eclipse occurred on the 20th in the sign of Aries, and the First Quarter Moon will happen on the 27th.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from April 21st to May 14th).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Moon spends the day in your home and family sector, dear Aries, and you seek both comfort and familiarity. Today’s Sun-Saturn transit brings steady, productive energy to the day. There can be good feedback or appreciation for who you are. You may be motivated to complete a project you’ve left unfinished. It’s a good time to look into ways to improve your finances, business, or practical affairs. Still, you could also realize that pulling back a little from a situation helps you to see things more clearly, particularly if you’ve been holding on tightly to something that has outworn its function. Think in terms of recycling and reworking what you have. Simplifying and conserving energy are best right now. As the day advances, you benefit from some socializing and communicating. Warm communications are possible.
TaurusPeople may be helpful in practical ways today, dear Taurus. You might share some of your expertise with others with success, or a team effort helps you achieve your goals more efficiently. There are benefits to being organized today and a better ability to accept things for what they are. While you’re willing to put in effort for worthwhile causes, you’re inclined to observe and take notes, conserving energy and building strength overall. This approach works well with today’s Sun-Saturn transit. This influence stabilizes friendships and connections, or stability comes through social channels.
GeminiToday’s Sun-Saturn transit encourages some steadiness, dear Gemini, and the Moon in your resources sector all day prefers a gentle pace. You may be motivated to complete a project you’ve left unfinished. Clearing the decks in key ways can lead to feeling more productive and organized. A sense of steady progress is satisfying, even if it’s on the slow side since you trust that changes made this way have more permanence. 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. Putting personal problems behind you may be vital to enjoying more ambition and success.
CancerThe Moon in your sign today is lively, dear Cancer. But today’s Sun-Saturn aspect helps stabilize you and puts you in a practical frame of mind. Taking on a realistic approach to your relationships can be worthwhile with this transit. The key is holding realistic and modest expectations since expecting too much, either of yourself or others, can lead to ups and downs. People in your life may offer or show their support, helping you to feel more secure. It can be a satisfying time for studies, collaborating on projects, shared activities, or organizing a group endeavor. Focusing on priorities or putting some of your ideas on hold can help you thrive in something important to you now.
LeoThe Moon spends the day in the background of your solar chart today, dear Leo, signaling a need for a break from the usual. However, with today’s Sun-Saturn transit, you can’t help but see your priorities! You might discover that using a bit of strategy rather than throwing too much energy into an endeavor is the most successful approach right now. Simplifying is often the best route with this transit. Today, it can be very satisfying to make the best of what you have. You’re also focusing on what makes you feel accomplished. With Saturn’s transit of your solar eighth house, you’re working at letting go of attachments that don’t serve you well any longer, and today’s Sun-Saturn connection leaves you feeling happier about it because you can feel that growth as you do.
VirgoToday is strong for patience with others, dear Virgo, and restoring faith through practical displays of affection. Transits are not only excellent for steadying expectations, but they’re also good for stabilizing your life in crucial ways. With Saturn transiting your partnership sector, close relationships can sometimes feel restrictive, but you see the benefits of this transit today. You may be learning to live with fewer–not lower–expectations of others. Ideally, you expect others to meet you halfway as you attempt to put excessively idealistic views of partnering behind you. The Moon spends the day in your social sector, lightening the mood and keeping you connected with others and your happiness goals.
LibraToday’s transits help you make a satisfying dent in your to-do list, dear Libra, as the Sun forms a sextile to Saturn. Research and digging for answers can be appealing and rewarding. You’re in a long-term Saturn cycle that puts more demands on you for effort in your work and accomplishing daily goals. Today, it’s easier to see the benefits of this focus! It’s a time for working on building your health, both mental and physical. A mature, step-by-step approach is best, and so are incremental changes to your routines that bring more structure to your day. Putting your work or daily affairs in order may be the key, and even small efforts toward this objective can go a long way. The goal is to feel more in control, organized, and on top of things. While your sense of tomorrow dominates, look for activities that help anchor or ground you to make the best use of this helpful transit. You’re also benefiting from a Venus-Chiron transit that boosts your relationships.
ScorpioThe Moon in your spirit sector elevates your mood and vision, dear Scorpio. At the same time, a Sun-Saturn transit keeps your feet on the ground. This transit supplies reliable energy for strengthening a love relationship or creative partnership. Taking steps toward securing your future makes sense now. Demonstrating yourself as trustworthy and prudent can bring rewards and score you brownie points as well! It can be a time to edit a project or accomplish something important to you, especially with or motivated by someone. Benefiting from someone’s wisdom or experience can figure strongly now.
SagittariusThe Sun and Saturn harmonize today, dear Sagittarius, encouraging you to see and work towards your priorities. Putting your domestic life in order may be the key to a better mood and feeling of accomplishment. Small changes can meet with success today and make you feel more organized, in control, and on top of things. Your sense of tomorrow is strong today, and working on making today more secure will help you down the road. In other words, you’re likely to find it easier than usual to make a few sacrifices now if it helps you later. It’s also a time to seek ways to feel anchored and grounded. You’re feeling a little more centered and secure, and it suits you well today!
CapricornYou’re in great shape for productivity and practicality today, dear Capricorn, with Saturn, your ruler, in harmony with the Sun. In some ways, today emphasizes the spiritual side of things, but this Sun-Saturn transit grounds you, and the positive side of discipline is in the spotlight. This transit also helps you recognize the benefits of hard work, planning, and effort. Fulfilling responsibilities makes you feel useful and organized today. Good energy is with you for applying yourself to personal interests, creative pursuits, hobbies, and, quite possibly, productive types of recreation. Learning something valuable can figure strongly.
AquariusYou’d be wise to take advantage of a Sun-Saturn influence today, dear Aquarius, which is 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 small efforts to connect with family can go a long way toward strengthening ties, and a moderate approach is most successful with this transit. Slowing down can improve the quality of your work, highlighting your appreciation of the simpler things in life. It’s a good time for conserving energy and building strength.
PiscesSaturn in your sign harmonizes with the Sun today, dear Pisces, and focusing your energy tends to work the best for you. A moderate but steady effort is favored. You tend to hold a greater need to be personally responsible, and today, directing your attention to essential tasks one by one and step by step can be soothing. Getting organized comes naturally to you right now, and you readily fall into the responsible role. It’s also a good time for being taken seriously and communicating with authority–you can be the voice of reason. Later today, you have a good sense of what you want and what’s valuable.
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.