- The Moon is in Sagittarius until 4:12 AM, after which the Moon is in Capricorn.
- A void Moon period occurs today from 1:23 AM to 4:12 AM.
- The Moon is waning and in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 28th in the sign of Libra, and the Last Quarter Moon will occur tomorrow.
- There are no major retrogrades!
- Mercury enters Aries today (Mercury is in Aries from April 3-19).
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesWith the Moon heading to the top of your solar chart today, dear Aries, being responsible or in the position of responsibility tends to fulfill you now. You’re feeling more confident in your talents and abilities. Mercury enters your sign today, and it will stay in Aries until the 19th, giving you a stronger voice. You’re more curious, talkative, and on the move during this cycle. You can feel reawakened on a mental level in some ways, wanting to start fresh and thinking innovatively. You can be quite observant, sometimes nervous, and more willing to discuss your plans. You’re more inclined to make executive decisions, and work or projects might fall into your lap. Changing up your routine might help you get the refreshment or sense of movement you want now, and so might pouring your energy into projects that keep you busy and engaged.
TaurusMercury begins its transit of your soul sector today, dear Taurus, bringing a stronger need for privacy or solitude for making decisions, and quite possibly for your work. Until the 19th, the best ideas tend to flow from periods of being alone and in better touch with your inner world. You rely on your intuition more than logic during this cycle, and you pay attention to different cues to arrive at decisions and conclusions. You are a little more introspective and reflective than usual, and perhaps less communicative. The Moon heads into your adventure sector for a couple of days, promoting positive self-expression and a cheerful outlook.
GeminiThe Moon heads into your solar eighth house for just over two days, dear Gemini, putting you into an observer’s role. You’re noticing more layers of situations, and you may very well see something you previously overlooked. You’re up for a challenge on a mental level today, and you’re rather fearless on an emotional level, as well. With Mercury’s move into your social sector, the cycle ahead of you, lasting until the 19th, is a generally friendly one. Your ideas are innovative, unusual, and progressive. You may have more contact with friends or associates, or great ideas result from your conversations with others and through networking activities. Others can give you much food for thought at this time, and your own ideas can be more impactful. You seek people who stimulate your mind, and others tend to gravitate to you for the same reasons.
CancerThe Moon heads into your partnership sector, dear Cancer, and you can benefit from a positive, forward-looking approach to relating. You might spend more time than usual balancing and harmonizing with others, which is time well spent. Today, you could find it especially easy to make peace with others. Mercury, the planet of communication, enters your career and reputation sector and will continue to influence this area of your life until the 19th. Your thoughts frequently turn to professional matters, plans, and goals during this cycle. You are also more careful with your communications, as you feel especially accountable for what you say and how you say it. You may be getting some solid work done or sorting through a matter that was previously out of order. You might put in extra effort to learn, study, or perfect a project or craft.
LeoYou enjoy the feeling of being busy today with the Moon’s move into your work and health sector for a couple of days, dear Leo. Mercury moves into harmony with your sign and will continue to transit your solar ninth house until the 19th. Your mind is active and your outlook positive during this cycle, and you’re inclined to look at matters from a broader perspective. Your interest in the world around you increases, and your ideas are well-received. You’re more inclined to debate and defend your ideas as Mercury transits your sector of beliefs and opinions. An overview approach to thinking can reduce the number of perceived challenges in your life. You are less interested in mundane, routine matters and details, preferring to focus on the bigger picture.
VirgoWith the Moon’s move into your sector of joy for a couple of days, dear Virgo, you’re in a good position to learn more about your needs or find inspiration in the world. You might get in the mood to express yourself. Today and until April 19th, Mercury transits your solar eighth house, boosting your perceptive abilities. You are more inclined to talk about intimate, private, or complicated subject matter with objectivity and ease during this transit. You might find yourself questioning a lot of what you hear, or you might frequently play detective, as you can find it especially enjoyable to wrap your head around a good mystery or puzzle. There can be secret or hidden information surfacing during this cycle. The weeks ahead can involve deeper thought, discussions, and contemplation, as well as an increased inclination to strategize, plan, and observe. You might pour more concentrated energy into mental pursuits that truly excite you rather than skip from one activity to another. It’s a fine time to sink your teeth into something satisfying.
LibraThe Moon moves into your home and family sector for a couple of days, encouraging a greater focus on your domestic life or inner world, dear Libra. You might experience a healthy nesting urge or pay extra attention to your basic needs. Mercury moves into your opposing sign today, pointing to a stronger desire for sharing ideas and making decisions with others in the coming weeks. This cycle lasts until the 19th and is likely to revitalize your relationships, either through increased communication or more active thinking sessions. Intellectual companionship is a stronger desire. You enjoy bouncing ideas off others, which gets your mind working more vigorously and efficiently. You stand to learn a lot through one-on-one conversations during this pleasant cycle.
ScorpioThe Moon heads into your communications sector for two days, and you crave stimulating interactions, dear Scorpio. You can be feeling quite vital through your relationships or more inspired to make connections today. Mercury moves into your sector of work and health, and until the 19th, you’re increasingly more focused on getting down to business. A busy period is ahead as you pay more attention to your work and health goals along with your daily routines and habits. Menial tasks or detail work can be more prominent in your life now. It’s a favorable period for getting work done that leads to more a definite feeling of being in charge of your life. This transit’s challenge is to avoid becoming so focused on the details that you fail to see the bigger picture. Otherwise, sorting, organizing, and list-making can be in focus and helpful.
SagittariusThe Moon leaves your sign early today, and emotions tend to even out, dear Sagittarius. You might crave more comfort and pleasure now. You should find your stamina level strong and your emotions settling in. Mercury moves into harmony with your sign and will continue to move through your solar fifth house until the 19th. This transit helps smooth out your conversations and boost your ability to get your messages across as you intend them. You express yourself more confidently. Thoughts might often turn to leisure, entertainment, finding your joy, or romance during this cycle, and you’re inclined to have a little extra fun with your communications. There’s a mental interest in having fun so that games can be a wonderful outlet for you now. You’re more inclined to give voice to your affections.
CapricornThe Moon moves into your sign early today, upping the emotional volume, dear Capricorn. Feelings you may have kept at bay demand your full attention now. It’s a fine day for paying special attention to the world of your emotions. Life feels more colorful. Mercury enters your home and family sector and will continue to influence this part of your chart until the 19th. Thoughts and conversations turn to personal matters in the weeks ahead, and you might find you’re frequently reminiscing. It can be a busy time for family or home life, whether it’s about more communication with family, work or learning from the home, or increased attention to the past and your personal life.
AquariusThe Moon moves into your privacy sector today, signaling a need to go within and take the pressure off for a couple of days, dear Aquarius. Favorable energy is with you for family connections, cooperation, and optimism. Mercury enters your communications sector today, acting to sharpen and enhance your ability to process information quickly and effectively. You are likely to be quite busy during this cycle that lasts until the 19th. It’s an excellent period for picking up new information. You enjoy a stronger desire to reach out and share your story or connect with others. There can be a lot to do and a lot to think and talk about during this busy cycle. However, you could have a short attention span at times in the weeks ahead! Watch that your life doesn’t become weighed down by too many trivial matters, but do branch out and consider new ideas and possibilities.
PiscesThe Moon moves into your social sector for a couple of days, dear Pisces, and you can find yourself craving more attention to your happiness pursuits. Mercury enters your money and values sector, and until the 19th, you’re in great shape for analyzing your finances and possessions, including spending and saving habits. You might worry more about money or simply think and strategize about it more than usual. You tend to talk about what you value, material matters aside, and you’re likely to come to a stronger understanding of what you want as a result. It’s a time for thinking practically and sensibly–this transit brings smarter energy to your practical affairs.
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.