The Planets Now for Friday, May 13

 

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Position of the planets based on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
 
Sun:
22° 42′
in Taurus
Moon:
02° 03′
in Libra
Mercury:
27° 12′
in Aries
Venus:
27° 26′
in Aries
Mars:
01° 54′
in Taurus
Jupiter:
25° 12′
in Aries
Saturn:
11° 08′
in Libra
Uranus:
03° 23′
in Aries
Neptune:
01° 01′
in Pisces
Pluto:
06° 55′
in Capricorn
Aspects:
Conjunction: Mars Jupiter 6º
Conjunction: Mercury Jupiter 2º
Conjunction: Mercury Mars 4º
Conjunction: Mercury Venus 0º
Conjunction: Venus Jupiter 2º
Conjunction: Venus Mars 4º
Opposition: Moon Uranus 1º
Opposition: Saturn Uranus 7º
Quincunx: Moon Mars 0º
Quincunx: Moon Neptune 1º
Semi-Sextile: Mars Uranus 1º
Semi-Sextile: Sun Jupiter 2º
Semi-Sextile: Uranus Neptune 2º
Sextile: Mars Neptune 0º
Sextile: Mercury Neptune 3º
Sextile: Venus Neptune 3º
Square: Moon Pluto 4º
Square: Saturn Pluto 4º
Square: Uranus Pluto 3º
Trine: Mars Pluto 5º
The Sun in Taurus
Tradition, stability and loyalty are strong influences as the Sun travels through Taurus. Generally, taking a practical approach to life is favored at this time. It is likely risks should be avoided at this time. Substantial financial gain can be made while the Sun is in Taurus. This is also a good time to enjoy the good things in life as long as indulgences are not allowed to become excessive. Making headway towards reaching goals could be challenged by a general stubbornness and resistance to change.

 

Moon In Libra
The need for tranquil, conflict free environment is likely to be high. Many will be wrestling with what direction to take their lives in.

Moon Opposition or Square Uranus
The need for adventure and risk is likely to be heightened during this aspect. Many will be so influenced by the powers of this aspect that taking on new challenges may become a short term addiction.

Moon Opposition or Square Pluto
This aspect is likely to strengthen deeper emotions and provide a time for an outpouring of one’s strongest passions.

Mercury In Aries
Mercury in Aries is an influence that does not favor diplomacy. Many will be far more outspoken than usual. Dissension will be prevalent. Traditional approaches to handling challenges are likely to be replaced by new, more affective strategies. The need to be on the cutting edge of things will be strong.

Mercury Conjunct Venus
Many will find themselves easily moved by the arts. Their creative side is likely to be higher as well.

Mercury Conjunct Mars
Debates and analytical thinking are likely. The candid words of some may be so frank that they may be seen as offensive to those on the receiving end.

Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Seeking the “essence” of things may become a preoccupation. The need and ability to share ideas is strong.

Mercury Sextile or Trine Neptune
The arts are likely to be very attractive at this time. Many will find themselves attracted to occurrences that cannot be explained through rational thought.

Venus In Aries
Emotions may be high. The need for love is heightened, as well as the need to fulfill needs of loved ones. Physical desires and sensuality are likely to be very strong.

Venus Conjunct Mars
The need to express one’s emotions openly may be high. Responses such openness may not be positive.

Venus Conjunct Jupiter
Avoid getting caught up in trite issues. Optimism towards the future is a powerful tool that can ensure success. Some will seem far more attractive than usual.

Venus Sextile or Trine Neptune
During this aspect many will find giving far more rewarding than receiving. The arts are likely to be very attractive as either a pursuit or experience or both.

Mars In Taurus
Material gains can be made at this time. Keep your strategies for success as simple and straight forward as possible. Tenacity will pay off. Failure may be a part of the process to attaining goals, and should not be allowed to dampen one’s spirit.

Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Success in all arenas is possible. Energy levels and optimism should be relatively high.

Mars Sextile or Trine Neptune
This aspect favors transforming lofty ideas into useful realities.

Mars Sextile or Trine Pluto
Staying focused on one’s goals is very important during this aspect. Now is a time for doing, not talking. Success should be realized before it is celebrated.

Jupiter In Aries
Self-reliance and optimism are favored at this time. Those who enjoy challenges and competition are favored. Adopting a never surrender attitude is a key component to attaining success.

 

Saturn In Libra
Intimacy may be more of a chore than a pleasure. Some will find their progress towards strengthening intimate bonds and attaining goals muted by feelings of inadequacy.

Saturn Opposition or Square Uranus
Those who aren’t afraid of a little hard work are favored by this aspect. Remaining focused and taking things seriously are likely to produce substantial rewards. The ability to quickly change to stay atop rapidly evolving circumstances is a very valuable asset at this time.

Saturn Opposition or Square Pluto
This aspect may make it difficult to commit one’s self to anything beyond the moment at hand. However, those who do take on new goals will put the full force of their nature into achieving them.

Uranus In Aries
The astrological influence of Uranus is measured in increments of 7 years. What this means is that the effects of Uranus influence an entire generation. Day to day the Uranian influence may be imperceptible, but when the period is viewed as a whole the impact of Uranus is likely to be strikingly apparent.

Iconoclasm, independence and self-sufficiency are likely to be major themes during this period. Traditional values will be challenged. Those with a pioneering spirit will flourish.

Uranus Square Pluto
A mental restlessness and the need for complete personal freedom are possible influences of this aspect. In some the need for total autonomy may be so strong that they will challenge any attempt to subdue their independence.

Neptune In Pisces
Because Neptune takes approximately 14 years to move across Pisces its day to day influence may be imperceptible, but when the period is viewed as a whole the impact of Neptune in Pisces is likely to be strikingly apparent.

Gentleness, creativity, and the pursuit of spiritual truth are strong influences at this time. Many may find mysticism and unorthodox religions very attractive.

 

Pluto In Capricorn
Because Pluto takes approximately 15 years to move across Capricorn its day to day influence may be imperceptible, but when the period is viewed as a whole the impact of Pluto in Capricorn is likely to be strikingly apparent.

Strong economic gains can be made during this period. Pluto in Capricorn favors those who are able to make logical decisions and devise pragmatic solutions to the challenges before them.