The Solar Eclipse on the 20th forges an enormously powerful angle to Pluto. Whatever each of us wants to achieve over the following 6 months will be checked out by his transformational energies. Fortune though can flow from the 6th to the 11th, as the Sun and Jupiter align beneficially, but life's practicalities will demand our attention all of April and with Mercury going Retrograde on the 21st, managing details astutely will be essential through to the end of May. For your in-depth Monthly Horoscope Forecast for April for each sign, please see below...
Monthly Horoscopes for April 2023
Aries 21 March - 20 April
Need to smooth over any relationship difficulties? The Full Moon in Libra on the 6th could assist. With healing Chiron involved, a sensitive approach might resolve things fast. The big news is the Solar Eclipse in your sign on the 20th, which aligns with Pluto. You'll be ready for a fresh start and keen to let go of anything that no longer serves. It may not be easy, but if you're determined, you can do it. From the 20th, the Sun in Taurus encourages you to take stock of your finances. Go easy though, as Mercury's rewind phase might see money matters delayed, Aries.
Taurus 21 April - 21 May
There's a lot of activity in a spiritual and private zone, encouraging you to tie up loose ends and resolve anything that's hanging over you. The lunar phase on the 6th, reveals that acting on any intuitive nudges can help you make wise decisions, especially around work and wellness issues. With a Solar Eclipse on the 20th, you may have a change of heart concerning a goal or ambition. And as the Sun enters your sign on the same day, you could get a realisation of what you really want to do. If it makes your heart sing, then go for it! But be patient, as it won't happen in a day.
Gemini 22 May - 21 June
An energising focus on your social life, suggests that attending events can do you so much good. Plus, some of the people you connect with could be advantageous to you. Is an issue with a friend getting to you? The Full Moon on April 6th, could coincide with a chance to clear the air. Lovely Venus glides into your sign on the 11th, giving you the attractor factor. You'll be great company and quite flirtatious, making you hard to resist. In addition, Mercury your guide planet will rewind from April 21st, so someone from the past could show up unexpectedly, Gemini.
Cancer 22 June - 23 July
With the Sun and Jupiter in a highflying zone, you'll have plenty of time to promote your skills and abilities. Been pushing yourself and had little rest? The lunation on April 6th, encourages you to listen to your body and take its messages seriously. The more you look after yourself, the more chance there is of succeeding. There's also a powerful Solar Eclipse on April 20th, so you may need to let go of old plans if a new career or goal beckons. And as the Sun enters soothing Taurus on the 20th, connecting with friends can be a restorative. It's time to relax and enjoy life.
Leo 24 July - 23 August
Ready for new adventures and experiences? The Sun and Jupiter encourage you to expand your horizons, Leo. While the Full Moon on the 6th highlights opportunities closer to home, a powerful Solar Eclipse on the 20th could inspire you to tread a new path that takes you into unknown territory. Lovely Venus enters Gemini on the 11th, so you'll have plenty of support from friends and those who have experience. Mind, with lively Mercury rewinding from April 21st, work projects and plans could be subject to disruptions, so don't be in too much of a hurry.
Virgo 24 August - 23 September
Get ready, as changes that impact key areas of your life, such as finances, business and deep-seated emotional issues, may be possible. Plus, a potent lunar phase on the 6th could be a call to resolve a money matter. Been putting it off? The sooner you deal with it, the better. Even so, the Solar Eclipse on the 20th is very creative, so an innovative solution may not be too far away. In addition, Mercury your personal planet will rewind from the 21st, so take extra care when travelling and prepare for more red tape and bureaucracy than you want or need. Patience is key.
Libra 24 September - 23 October
You'll have a lot of help and support, Libra. And if you do need to clear the air with someone, the Full Moon in your sign and its link with celestial Chiron, encourages you to talk things over. Plus, as Venus your ruler sashays into Gemini, travel adventures may beckon. Looking for romance? If you share a mental rapport with someone it could develop fast. The Solar Eclipse on April 20th, hints at a new beginning in a partnership. You might be planning a project that paves the way for a promising and happy future. Embracing change may be a big part of this.
Scorpio 24 October - 22 November
The emphasis on your work and wellness zone encourages you to get organized. Not sure what your priorities are? The lunar phase in week one, can help you get a feel for this. Even so, if you're keen to excel and be as successful as you can be, the Solar Eclipse on the 20th will act as a powerful catalyst. Go easy though, as Mercury's retro phase from the 21st can coincide with delays, and other people's mistakes might cause this to happen. Even so, the Sun in Taurus makes this a time to embrace your relationships. And you'll work better as part of a team than alone.
Sagittarius 23 November - 21 December
If you're feeling creative, take advantage of this by getting involved in projects, learning new skills or collaborating with like-minded people. The Full Moon on the 6th, can highlight an opportunity that's too good to miss. And your real feelings for someone may be revealed. Get ready for the Solar Eclipse on the 20th, which could see a romance blossoming or an entrepreneurial idea taking off. To make the best of this time, it helps to know your priorities. The Sun's move into Taurus can inspire you to work smarter rather than harder, Archer.
Capricorn 22 December - 20 January
The Full Moon on the 6th in a prominent zone, suggests you'll gain more attention and more followers too, especially if you're a social media afficionado. Avoid doing anything that could affect your reputation, as you'll be in the glare of the spotlight. Mind, the Eclipse on the 20th could inspire a major shift at home. You may feel it's time for a complete change, and this is your chance to set it in motion. The cosmos also encourages you to enjoy more leisure time, with romantic dates and creative activities on the cards. Take every opportunity to enjoy yourself.
Aquarius 21 January - 19 February
You'll have all kinds of ideas, and be ready to share them with anyone who will listen. The lunation on April 6th could highlight one that seems to shine with a special light. Focusing on this can be a game changer. Plus, as Venus dances into your leisure zone in week two, this is a great time for fun getaways and outings. With the Solar Eclipse in Aries on the 20th, a project involving the written or spoken word might be yours, if you want it. And if you agree, it could be good news for the future. Be sure to nurture yourself and recharge your batteries too, Aquarius.
Pisces 20 February - 20 March
Earnings get a boost, as the Sun and expansive Jupiter add sparkle to your financial affairs. Go easy around the 6th Pisces, as the Full Moon can encourage impulsive spending. If you need a treat, then it's best to invest in yourself. You'll ooze confidence and feel really good. Perhaps the biggest change to your finances will be triggered by the Solar Eclipse on the 20th. You may have an idea for a business or be offered a job with better pay. Letting go of outdated beliefs will be a part of this. You'll also have a way with words that will help you be persuasive when needed.