February 16-28: : Mars’ entrance into Taurus is energizing you to make changes, but be ready to step back near the 18th to deal with a personal issue, which will demand much understanding on your part. With a full Moon in the sign of Virgo on the 19th, it’s all about looking beneath the surface and analyzing details. The last week of February is full of appealing opportunities on many levels.
Aquarius –Virginia Woolf
Be prepared to revamp unfeasible plans as February begins. The new Moon of the 4th is all about stepping back and resetting your compass, after which details will begin to cohere. Be cautious of overreacting and misinterpreting others’ intentions during the middle of the month. With the Sun in your sign and Jupiter on your side, don’t underestimate your ability to achieve your most ambitious aims.
February 16-28: Be objective and empathic on the 18th and you will avoid alienating a troubled associate or friend. The full Moon in your relationship angle on the 19th brings emotions to the fore, and with Mercury well aspected in your sign near the 21st, your ability to sort out mixed signals and clarify complicated situations will make you something of a miracle worker.
Pisces- Nina Simone
The Sun in Aquarius until the 18th spotlights the part of your solar chart accenting friends, associations, and widening your horizons. And with Venus rising to the zenith of your chart, you will be attracting all the right kinds of attention. It’s time to get around and make your presence felt. With Mars in Taurus by mid-month, it’s also time to get a firmer grasp on your financial affairs. You will break through barriers in late February by daring to be brutally honest.
February 16-28: Issues arising near the 17th are all about gracefully taking on unwanted responsibilities; and with the full Moon happening in your work and health angle on the 19th, being precise will enable you to accomplish exactly what you set out to do. Keeping a lower profile than usual will also bring more rewards than you expect.
Aries –Maya Angelou
The Sun and new Moon in the sign of Aquarius make early February a dynamic period, especially professionally. Once Mars enters your birth sign mid-month, you will be unstoppable. Your temper and behavior may be more volatile than usual, but you’re right to discard what’s unworkable and strike out in new directions. By the 19th, you’re also right to lighten up, kick up your heels, and enjoy life more fully.
February 16-28: Misunderstandings arising near the 17th can be bypassed if you refuse to overreact. With the full Moon of the 19th lighting up the most entrepreneurial and playful part of your chart, you’ll be feeling more inspired. In fact, the aspects going on in the sign of Pisces from the 20th through the 23rd will smooth the way for promising new arrangements and connections.
Taurus –Audrey Hepburn
Early February is the time for launching projects—but it’s also a brilliant period to take a trip or embark on an adventure. It’s all about expanding your options, and with Jupiter now in your relationship angle, partners are prone to be particularly agreeable and helpful. With Mercury at the top of your solar chart, your ability to be convincing is your greatest strength, and you’ll have little difficulty getting others to go along with your plans.
February 16-28: The 18th will be a day when you’re challenged to look at charged issues from other sides, and the full Moon of the 19th focuses attention on what’s going on at home. Your options really do appear to be expanding on the 22nd, especially professionally; and with Venus conjoining Pluto, standoffs will transform into breakthroughs if you can give just a little bit.
Gemini- Josephine Baker
You may have to tread carefully to avoid confrontations near February 1st, but harmonious Venus’s entrance into Capricorn will smooth over any volatile situations that crop up after the 3rd. In fact, relationships in general should be in a highly enjoyable phase, with the exception of the period near the 17th. New financial deals and arrangements promise to proceed favorably as well, and getaways will be spirit-lifters at month’s end.
February 16-28: Near the 17th, you should put some attention on what’s going on in a personal relationship—it’s time to face some truths and work out solutions. You’ll be in the mood to analyze and reorganize when the Moon is full in Virgo on the 19th, and unusually powerful aspects happening near the 23rd promise breakthroughs and resolutions that set you on a new road.
Cancer – Princess Diana
Factoring in others’ needs and responses is a must this February, especially at the beginning of the month. The new Moon in Aquarius on the 4th will be a page-turner in a key relationship—if you’re able to listen and be diplomatic. Aspects occurring mid-month hold a powerful charge around work and your public role, and if you feel an irresistible urge to change course or take radical action, you’ll emerge as the leader you were born to be.
February 16-28: Try to tread carefully around others’ sensitive feelings when emotional Venus conjoins harsh Saturn on the 18th. The full Moon of the 19th focuses attention on extremely practical matters that demand real precision, but moods will lighten as February winds down, and your own optimism and wise choices will smooth out various wrinkles.
Leo- James Baldwin
As February begins, fresh approaches and shifts of perspective are what’s called for at work—and you should open your mind to the unexplored. Jupiter in Sagittarius is a confidence enhancer, so feel free to head in the direction you really want to go. It’s time to stop being defensive and to tell it like it is, and though initial resistance may be unsettling, you’ll create the momentum for more rewarding developments.
February 16-28: Whatever is occurring near the 17th and 18th, a close relationship seems to be going through a tricky passage. All will work out for the better if you avoid overreacting and make an effort to be kind. The full Moon of the 19th compels you to acknowledge what you’re really feeling, and quite a bit of inspiration and magic are in the air as February winds down.
Virgo- Freddie Mercury
Brighten up your life during early February by accepting invitations and being a social animal. Libras thrive on contact and interaction, and even though harsh Saturn is putting pressure on you in numerous ways these days, it’s time to give yourself a break. Creative endeavors will also nourish your soul. After the 18th, though, a bit of private time and introspection will lead to the kind of inspiration that takes you in new directions.
February 16-28: You may be feeling a bit worried or neglected when Venus, your ruling planet, is under Saturn’s gloomy influence near the 18th—but try to step back when the Moon is full on the 19th and take a breather. Emotional renaissances are in the air when Venus conjoins Pluto on the 23rd, and the way in which you’re taking charge of your affairs on the 28th promises great results.
Libra- Alfred Nobel
February rides in on new Moon energy that enlivens all matters having to do with home and family ties, and Mars in Aries ignites your ambitions in a somewhat obsessive fashion. Don’t burn yourself out, and take the time to sort out troublesome interpersonal issues near the 17th. Once the Sun enters the watery, harmonious sign of Pisces on the 18th, you will feel an increasing urge to socialize and to follow your heart.
February 16-28: With aggressive Mars now ensconced in your partnership angle, others will tend to be more demanding and confrontational. You really shouldn’t take their behavior to heart, especially when sensitive Venus conjoins Saturn on the 18th. The full Moon of the 19th, though, draws you out and about, and aspects occurring on the 23rd urge you to be reasonable and shake hands on new deals.
Scorpio- Indira Gandhi
It really is time to speak up, reach out, and engage in the kinds of exchanges that open up new options. In fact, communication will be a big part of the story once Mercury enters Pisces on the 10th, and you will be making new plans which may involve lifestyle changes. Saturn in Capricorn is all about being prudent, so don’t resist its spell: its presence in your financial angle will guide you to make the right decisions around new plans cropping up near the 22nd.
February 16-28: With an important full Moon illumining the most public part of your solar chart on the 19th, be ready to bring plans to fruition and to make your presence felt. You’ll be inspired and inspiring when Jupiter in your sign receives beneficial aspects on the 22nd, and you appear to be getting your affairs on a new track and leaving a sticky issue behind.
Sagittarius- Bruce Lee
You seem to be feeling a bit explosive or at odds with the world early this month, and with inflammatory Mars out of harmony with your sign, various matters will be rubbing you the wrong way. But with Venus in your sign, you’ll find that your ability to be charming and sympathetic will turn the tide in your favor. It’s time to redesign your own future by stepping away from ingrained stances and roles. New paths are opening up.
February 16-28: If you’re feeling overlooked and victimized near the 19th, do some stepping back—and don’t fall into the trap of misinterpreting others’ intentions. Your aspects accent the importance of speaking up and clearing the air near the 20th; and by the 23rd, you appear to be at a remarkable turning point for accepting home truths and setting your world right.
Capricorn –Muhammad Ali
A bi-monthly look at what’s to come for your sign courtesy of T&C’s master astrologer, Katharine Merlin.