- The Moon is in Capricorn.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Waning Gibbous phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 26th in the sign of Scorpio, and the Third Quarter Moon will happen on May 3rd.
- Pluto is retrograde.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesToday and tomorrow, your mind is especially strong, dear Aries, and you can come up with some satisfying conclusions or strategies now. You might get the chance to put a problem behind you. You can make excellent progress on a career or money-making idea. While some indecision or inability to talk about something special to you is possible early today, the day’s energies support these very things as it advances. It’s a good time to explore different ways of building your self-esteem or earning potential. With the Moon in your career and reputation zone today, you’re considering your accomplishments and making plans to reach your objectives.
TaurusYou can be incredibly resourceful today, dear Taurus, once past a tendency for a bit of touchiness. You might solve a problem or uncover a handy resource. You have a genuine desire to accomplish something or to understand a relationship, mystery, or subject at a deeper level. As the day advances, you’re increasingly more sure of yourself. Connecting with someone on a mental level can be satisfying. Energies today and tomorrow can support and enhance your intuition. A relationship can benefit from an agreement or compromise that is mutually beneficial. It’s a good time to gain different perspectives on a matter or expand your knowledge, and it feels empowering to learn and grow as you do. Romantically speaking, this can be an unusually intuitive and possibly even magical day in which there is increased understanding. The Moon in your spirit sector encourages your sense of adventure even in the littlest of ways, as you seek out slightly more exotic things, experiences, and ideas.
GeminiThere is strong energy for getting a handle on things after a perhaps indecisive start to the day, dear Gemini. You might enjoy a new subject or research a topic more deeply. Today and tomorrow, you’re more persuasive, and resolving problems through conversation can be successful. A breakthrough is possible. There can be sudden memories or deeper thinking that lead you to exciting places mentally. Discussions tend to be meaningful or more thought-provoking fare than usual. Instead, your personal musings are notable, breaking new ground. The Moon spends the day in your intimacy sector, boosting your observational skills further. You’re more inclined to look, observe, and investigate at this time in the lunar month.
CancerNew visions of your future can motivate and inspire you today despite minor interruptions and indecision, dear Cancer. It’s a fine day for sorting out problems. Friends, networks, and connections can feature some interesting news or ideas that inspire you. Some real food for thought can emerge today. On another level, you might better understand your goals and ambitions, particularly related to your relationships. Making meaningful changes and mental associations comes more naturally as you see your connections and plans in a new light. You are people-focused today with the Moon in your opposing sign–you see the other side of a story.
LeoToday is strong for friendships, communications, and the presentation of your ideas, dear Leo, once over a hump where you may not be able to get much of anything off the ground. There is outstanding energy with you for constructive conversations. You tend to favor plans and strategies as a Mercury-Pluto aspect comes into influence. Problem-solving is in favor. Seeing a new layer of a situation can gain you a business advantage or insight into your goals. With Mercury at the top of your chart these days, you are rarely short of ideas related to business and long-range, life-path objectives. Today, filtering them is straightforward and satisfying. This transit encourages you to narrow things down, pace yourself, and prioritize. You have a good head for practical matters, but you are also doing a lot of reading between the lines that helps you understand the people in your life.
VirgoThere can be some uncertainty or indecision today, dear Virgo, but increasingly as the day advances, it becomes easier to focus on what truly matters to you. Mental energy and strength increase and your powers to persuade and take the lead are substantial. You have an eye for good deals and investments, or you may be feeling quite passionate about an idea, cause, study, or creative project. Pleasantly push the limits when it comes to creativity, feeling, and topics of discussion. Positive or exciting news might arrive today or tomorrow. Emotionally, you can feel refreshed with the Moon in your sector of joy and pleasure, encouraging you to pay more attention to your needs to express and enjoy yourself.
LibraWhile insecurity may play with your decisions at times today, dear Libra, thinking is more straightforward as the day advances. You can feel motivated to do things that you’ve put to the side. You might gain an advantage or feel more empowered about a home, financial, or intimate situation. You might strike up a conversation about a private or personal matter and sort things out, and you appreciate that all parties are mentally present. It’s satisfying to get to the bottom line. Seeing all of the layers of a situation helps your overall understanding of a problem or person, and a conversation can be highly revealing. The Moon in your home and family sector encourages you to slow down and center yourself. It’s a time to anchor or nest.
ScorpioThe Moon spends the day in your communications sector, encouraging you to seek mental excitement, dear Scorpio. Still, communications can suffer somewhat as the day gets started. As the day advances, you can reach new levels with people in your life through meaningful insights or conversations. You have the power of persuasion and strong observation skills on your side later today and into tomorrow. Great ideas tend to come through interactions with someone special, and negotiations can be highly successful. Excellent energy is in the works for matters of the mind. Increased clarity can come through or about a partnership.
SagittariusToday’s energies are particularly standout for constructive conversations, dear Sagittarius, although you can be sensitive to differences early on. As the day progresses, you want to sort out problems and iron out flaws rather than harp on them. You benefit from a Mercury-Pluto boost to clear up the clutter. Good energy is with you for solving problems or rising above them. Your head for finances and practical affairs is powerful today. You’re ready to invest more energy and faith into an idea. With a patient approach, you can make empowering improvements to your daily routines and self-care programs. The Moon spends the day in your solar second house, helping you put emotions to the side so you can take care of business. You’re in a good place to build upon your ideas.
CapricornWhile there can be some misunderstandings to manage today, dear Capricorn, there is excellent energy for setting things right, especially as the day advances. It’s a vital time for personal attraction as well. Through satisfying conversations or chats, you’re likely to cultivate and enhance relationships. It seems easier to resolve dilemmas, and you are received very well by others today and tomorrow. You can also be quite enthused about a hobby or creative pursuit now. A strong urge to express yourself in a creative, unique manner grabs hold of you. Teaching and learning are strongly favored. Insight into projects and relationships can be precious now. Romantic passions can kindle, and it may very well be about mental interests or ideas.
AquariusWhile it’s all too easy to bump heads at times today, dear Aquarius, as the day advances, priorities clarify. It becomes more natural to choose the right words. Today and tomorrow are strong for gaining a new understanding of a personal matter that helps push things forward. There can be solutions to problems on the domestic front or strengthening bonds and plans with loved ones. It’s easy to identify your motivations and desires. Communications can quickly turn intimate, deep, or meaningful. You might uncover exciting information that changes your thinking in powerful ways. With the Moon in your solar twelfth house all day, you may need a bit of anonymity, a break from pressures, or some extra downtime. It’s a good time to think about healing, replenishing activities.
PiscesThinking or conversations can seem off-point early today, dear Pisces. However, as the day progresses, Mercury heads toward an empowering aspect, encouraging a fresh look at your friendships or goals. A connection or project can reinvigorate you. You may want to bond and connect with others on deeper than usual levels, and conversations tend to reflect this. You get your message across powerfully. Old habits related to learning, communicating, and friendships that are no longer working seem glaring today. News can come that leaves you feeling you have an advantage.
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.