New Moon in Aries 5 April 2019 – Act on your thoughts and ideas


April’s New Moon falls at 15°17′ of the sign of Aries, on 5 April 2019 at 7:50 pm, Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time or AEDT. In other parts of the world, it falls on 5 April at 1:50 am in Los Angeles, 5 April at 4:50 am in New York, and on 5 April at 9:50 am in London.

New Moons are a time when the Sun and the Moon come together in the sky, and a time to set a new intention for the new emotional cycle ahead. The New Moon is in Aries; Aries being the first sign of the zodiac, and which coincides with the Vernal Equinox, signifying the start of Autumn (or Spring in the Northern Hemisphere).

Aries is a Cardinal sign (along with Cancer, Libra and Capricorn). The Cardinal modality signifies the changes of the seasons. Cardinal energy is initiatory, they are action-oriented starters and like to “get new things going.” Aries is also one of the signs (along with Leo and Sagittarius) which is also associated with the Fire element concerning inspiration, optimism, energy and animation.

Some keywords for Aries include: initiative, action, drive and enthusiasm. Arians may be pioneering, courageous, spontaneous, impulsive, assertive, self-motivated, independent, direct, self-oriented and headstrong.

Warrior planet Mars, ruler of Aries, is currently transiting the Mutable Air sign of Gemini. We may find we have several things on the go at once, with lots of activity and the desire to push things forward, especially in the realm of communication, information, writing, data-gathering and making connections between people. However be mindful not to scatter your energy in too many directions at once.

New Moon square Saturn:

The New Moon in Aries is square Saturn in Capricorn at 20°01′. Saturn is the planet of duty, responsibility and commitment. So while we may wish to impulsively go after what we desire, Saturn reminds us to slow down, be practical and realistic about what we can achieve, and to plan and have patience whilst moving toward our goals.

People born on 5 April in any year or 5 days either side may have a significant new beginning over the next 12 months.

The next lunation is the Full Moon in Libra on 19 April 2019.

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