Astrology forecast for Feb. 10-23



By Cortney Litwin/Staff Writer

Romance reins on Valentine’s Day when Venus blends with dreamy, idealistic Neptune on the 14th-15th, the ultimate in divine connectivity. Placing your partner on too high a pedestal may be the temptation. At the same time, love letters and other interactions get a boost when the sun and Mercury ignite a spark of creativity in communications. Mercury and the sun transit into Pisces on the 16th and 18th respectively, energizing imagination and psychic perception. Next, Mercury merges with Uranus on the 19th-20th, inspiring ingenuity and spiritual breakthroughs (and some nervous tension). And finally, the full moon in Virgo emphasizes getting healthy, helping those in need and taking care of nitpicky, unfinished project details.

If you know your rising sign from your time of birth, read that also.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

A strong emphasis on friendship and group activities colors this week, followed by a spiritual influence around the 16th-20th that encourages quiet time and reviewing the past. The full moon is all about exercise, diet and work details.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Communications and creativity are highlighted in your career around the 14th. Love is sublime on the 14th, too, when your Venus ruler dances with Neptune. The full moon also highlights romantic connections and creativity.

Gemini (May 21-June 21)

Communications from a distance may provide a personal or professional opportunity. Your love life also gets a boost from afar around the 14th, but may involve some confusion. The full moon emphasizes family and home activities.

Cancer (June 22-July 22)

Love may get intense this week when some needed changes arise in your relationship. Stay objective. Romantic communications get a boost after the 16th. The full moon is also about expressing yourself through words.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Glowing interactions with your significant other should sweeten Valentine’s Day; just double check communications to avoid a misunderstanding. Pay special attention to your intuition around the 19th, and your finances during the full moon.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Exercising or dieting with a partner provides some support and could make your health routine more enjoyable this month. Partnership activities increase after the 18th. Get a physical or emotional makeover during the full moon.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Romance is positively glowing this week, if you don’t expect the impossible. Express what’s in your heart to your partner. The full moon is a time for personal reevaluation and encourages health-related activities.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

A romantic rendezvous that takes place at home around the 14th may sweeten your relationship. Love is energized by communications after the 16th and may involve a surprise around the 20th. The full moon highlights activities with friends.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Words of love and friendship are highlighted around the 14th, encouraging you to express your dreams. Your home life gets a boost after the 16th and may involve a change around the 19th. The full moon energizes your career.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

A gift to your sweetie around the 14th can fulfill a long-awaited dream. Communications skyrocket after the 16th, with a flash of brilliance around the 19th. The full moon inspires travel plans and learning something new.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Inspiring your partner through words comes easily to you around the 14th, when love and ideals merge. Look for financial opportunities after the 16th, and eliminate unneeded emotional and material stuff during the full moon.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Quiet romance blossoms around the 14th, when your idealistic Neptune ruler merges with Venus. The full moon also highlights activities with your partner. You’re especially poetic after the 16th, when communications are energized.