- 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 (partial Solar Eclipse) occurred on April 30th in the sign of Taurus, and the First Quarter Moon will happen on May 8th.
- Pluto Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesThe Moon spends today in your sector of home and family, dear Aries, and while you’re responsive to your responsibilities, your heart is with your home or family now. You need a little extra comfort, security, and space. Sticking with familiar activities can be healing and just what you need before busy days ahead. At the same time, you can feel enthusiastic and excited about making changes in the future. You can also have a strong desire to master a group or friendship matter, committing to resolving problems. It can be an excellent day for self-discovery.
TaurusThe Moon is transiting your communications sector, dear Taurus, and you seek more mental stimulation and variety. You’re making contact, gathering information, and exploring different ideas or topics. This Moon transit keeps you interested in what’s going on around you today. It’s a chattier time of the month for you. A Sun-Mars aspect influencing today and tomorrow stirs enthusiasm, particularly for friendships or special projects, causes, and plans. As well now, you can have a powerful desire (and opportunity) to master a career-related project or skill.
GeminiWith the Moon in your solar second house all day, you seek some simplicity and clarity, dear Gemini. You gravitate to quiet, productive activities at this time of the lunar month. Comfort needs assume special importance today, and it’s a good time to settle down or settle in. Still, you may want to take action with money, home, or business matters today and tomorrow. A Sun-Mars aspect stirs and motivates you to boost your sense of security. You’re also excited about your goals and confident that if you put more heart into what you’re doing, you’ll improve things further, fueling your motivation.
CancerThe Moon spends today in your sign, bringing a pleasant rush of energy to your life, dear Cancer, and a desire to begin anew or enjoy a special new experience. The desire to look forward and move on is strong. It’s a time to seek effective channels for expressing your feelings. You may be moodier than usual, and while it doesn’t make much sense to follow every emotional whim, it’s surely a time of the month to pay special attention to your feelings. A Sun-Mars transit coming into influence further boosts your spirits. As well, you can find yourself completely absorbed in research or attempting to solve a problem or master a subject, and with commitment, you can get places now.
LeoThe Moon spends today in your solar twelfth house, stirring a desire to tuck yourself away or take a break from the usual, dear Leo. Extra time carved out for rest and reflection will do you much good at this point in the lunar cycle. This is in preparation for the transit of the Moon in Leo starting tomorrow when you begin a new, fresh cycle. Right now, you’re in better shape for contemplation and processing. Today’s transits are nevertheless inspiring, and you can feel quite enthusiastic, particularly about your longer-term plans. At the same time, there is strong energy for making commitments in (or to) a relationship now as Saturn and Vesta align in your partnership sector.
VirgoToday’s Moon stirs your need to be free and spend time with people who accept you without strings, dear Virgo, and doing some connecting or reaching out to others can be rejuvenating now. You’re in a forward-looking, hopeful frame of mind, focusing on plans and goals related to personal fulfillment and satisfaction. This positive emotional orientation is reinforced by a Sun-Mars transit that encourages you to express yourself or explore new and interesting topics. At the same time, today and tomorrow are particularly powerful for hard work and attention or commitment to work and health pursuits. Your dedication to your chores, work, and routines is admirable now, and you could pour a lot of energy into attempts to master a particular skill.
LibraWith the Moon in your performance sector today, your attention turns to structures, rules, and responsibilities, dear Libra. You’re getting noticed, and it’s your performance, past or present, that receives the most attention now. This can prompt you to check in with the rules or your own goals, motivating you to push a little more and do your best. Setting some realizable goals can help you stay on track. Practical matters fare exceptionally well today, and even with creative projects, you’re inclined to buckle down and enjoy yourself as you do. You might get serious about your finances. A Sun-Mars transit is excellent for feeling the motivation and enthusiasm to enjoy your pursuits.
ScorpioToday’s Moon transit intensifies your desire for forward movement, growth, and discovery, dear Scorpio, and your mood lifts. Shared experiences and ideas are in favor. This transit encourages spirited tasks rather than routine ones so that if you must focus on the mundane, your mind could be elsewhere. With the Moon in harmony with your sign, you’re focused on what’s to come. As the day advances, passions rise. Ways to make positive changes shine through today, and you’re in the mood for refreshing experiences and interesting topics of discussion or studies. It’s also an excellent time to make serious headway on work around the home. Resolving a problem on the home front or in your personal life can figure strongly and can be incredibly satisfying.
SagittariusThe Moon spends today in your intimacy sector, and you see the world a little differently, dear Sagittarius, taking on an observer’s role. You might enjoy investigating or analyzing, and it can be valuable, or at the least, enjoyable. A more profound focus on your feelings and desires is natural at this time of the lunar month. A Sun-Mars transit today and tomorrow suggests you find it easy to find the motivation or inspiration to get going on your plans or projects. At the same time, another influence on your chart is excellent for giving a task your all, and you can draw upon great ambition and determination to push it to a new level.
CapricornToday’s Moon can inspire a desire to balance your life in key areas, dear Capricorn, especially in your relationships. You find it natural to pay more emotional attention to your close relationships. You also find it easier than usual to put yourself in others’ shoes. You’re more emotionally invested in your connections, and you seek comfort or sustenance from a companion. Today and tomorrow are good for taking action on your ideas, and you’re looking forward. Your confidence gets a nice boost now. Another influence with you is good for resolving a problem related to business or money through sheer determination and commitment.
AquariusThe Moon spends today in your health and work sector, dear Aquarius, and you pay more attention to your duties, chores, work, or health routines. It can be a good time to tuck away your emotions just enough to take care of business. You tend to focus more on the details of your everyday life rather than the bigger picture. Passions tend to rise as the day advances, and you could find yourself craving action or change. Still, you can find it easier than usual to commit to a personal project or plan. You’re in a powerful place to give an endeavor your all. Your dedication shows and others may take note! It’s also a fabulous time to work on lifestyle improvements.
PiscesYou’re in a more idealistic, hopeful frame of mind today, dear Pisces, with the Moon’s transit of your sector of joy and its harmony with dreamy Neptune in your sign. Your feelings are colorful, and you can be more affectionate or feel freer to express yourself. With a Sun-Mars transit also forming today, you can be feeling especially passionate or enthusiastic about a project or idea. You might connect with someone special or take a project to a new level. You can also be quite determined to put a lingering problem behind you.
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.