May 2021 Astrology Calendar

This astrology calendar outlines all of the major astrological aspects for 2021, helping you plan for the year!

You'll find the major links between the planets, retrograde periods, New and Full Moons, planets changing signs, and what it all means for May 2021. This has an impact on all of us in some way. The calendar uses the Eastern time zone.

  • Favorable or Major Transit

  • New Zodiac Season

  • Retrograde

  • Moon Events

May 2021 Astrological Transits

Any transit below that is bolded is also a notable and powerful one.

Moon in Capricorn Trine Sun in Taurus

You can feel at ease with yourself and what you’re doing. Make yourself comfortable.


Mercury in Taurus Sextile Pluto in Capricorn

If you need to know more about anything, you can research and get to the heart of it now.


Mercury Enters Gemini

Many new ideas and information can come to you over the next few weeks, and you can work on short-term plans.

Mercury in Taurus Square Jupiter in Aquarius

You may lack mental focus and want to give your mind a break, but something may be on your mind that requires some attention immediately and some sort of finality.

Sun in Taurus Square Saturn in Aquarius

Something may be weighing on you, but you may need a break from it for now so you can find room to breathe.

4th Quarter Moon Phase in Aquarius

Clean up and clear out over the next week, and finish changes you’re working on.


Moon in Aquarius Conjunct Jupiter in Aquarius

Work on expanding your life in new ways, or pursue an opportunity to do something big and bold.


Moon in Pisces Trine Mars in Cancer

Your energy levels can be good, and you can use your emotions to drive you to take action.


Venus in Taurus Trine Pluto in Capricorn

You can improve intimacy and emotional bonds in your relationships and work to feel closer to those you care about.


Moon in Aries Sextile Mercury in Gemini

Sort through your ideas and work on new ones. Keep track and get started with your plans.


Venus Enters Gemini

Love can focus on mental connections over the coming weeks, and you can work to improve communication lines. You may want to open up more with others.

Venus in Taurus Square Jupiter in Aquarius

You may feel lazier, not wanting to do much of anything, and this can be personally, professionally, and in your relationships.


Moon in Aries Sextile Jupiter in Aquarius

You can be more optimistic and focus on the opportunities that you have in your life.


Moon in Taurus Conjunct Uranus in Taurus

Push yourself to do something differently, and be open to the unconventional.


New Moon in Taurus

This is a good time to work on improving stability and security. You can pursue financial opportunities and feel more confident.

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Mars in Cancer Sextile Uranus in Taurus

You can take unconventional approaches and work on making changes happen that you want. You can be more independent and innovative.


Mercury in Gemini Trine Saturn in Aquarius

Work on your long-term plans for your goals, and pay attention to the little details. Get the information you may need.


Jupiter Enters Pisces

Spiritual opportunities and pursuits get big attention over the next few months, and you can work on connecting to your spiritual self. You can be much more compassionate and understanding and want to help others.

Sun in Taurus Sextile Neptune in Pisces

Your intuition can be strong, and you can feel guided to pursue creative ventures or lend a helping hand.


Moon in Cancer Trine Jupiter in Pisces

You can feel optimistic about life and move with the ebbs and flows.


Moon in Cancer Sextile Uranus in Taurus

Change may be on your mind, and you can feel open to doing things in new, different ways.


Moon in Cancer Trine Neptune in Pisces

You can be soothing and caring with others and want to help as much as you can.


Sun in Taurus Trine Pluto in Capricorn

You may feel more comfortable with your own power and find more power within you. This can help you take control of transformations.


Moon in Leo Sextile Mercury in Gemini

Special focus may be given to one of your ideas or plans, and you can work on making progress.


Venus in Gemini Trine Saturn in Aquarius

Your long-term plans and goals can be worked on, and you can enjoy being ambitious. You can feel good about yourself when you’re making progress.

2nd Quarter Moon Phase in Leo

Make adjustments over the next week in creative ways.


Sun Enters Gemini

New ideas and short-term plans can get more attention over the coming weeks. Keep yourself busy and have lots of mental outlets.


Sun in Gemini Square Jupiter in Pisces

You can feel so good that you may lack the motivation to do much. It may be a time to indulge.


Mercury in Gemini Square Neptune in Pisces

Communication may be a challenge, and you may have a hard time figuring out why. You may not be understanding what others are saying very well, and vice versa.


Saturn Retrograde Begins in Aquarius

You can work on addressing karmic issues and patterns over the coming months so you can release baggage. You may feel more stifled at times and need to give yourself space.

Read this next: Understanding Saturn, the Lord of Karma


Moon in Scorpio Opposite Uranus in Taurus

You may feel restless and rebellious and want to push against the norms, but need to make sure you’re realistic.


Moon in Scorpio Sextile Pluto in Capricorn

You can take control over something, which can help you become more invested in what you’re doing.


Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius

You may finalize plans for expansion, exploration, or new experiences and be more optimistic about challenging situations. You can focus on what you believe in passionately and stick to that.

Read this next: The Ultimate Guide to Lunar & Solar Eclipses


Venus in Gemini Square Neptune in Pisces

You can be so giving and caring with the people in your life, but your boundaries may not hold up very well with your focus on others. Try not to let yourself be taken advantage of.


Moon in Capricorn Trine Uranus in Taurus

Be more independent and work toward what you want in new ways.


Mercury Retrograde Begins in Gemini

Over the coming weeks, there can be extra challenges with communication and expression, and it’s important to listen instead of just talking over everyone. Keep an open mind and have healthy outlets for mental energy.

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Mercury in Gemini Conjunct Venus in Gemini

You can enjoy mentally stimulating tasks and pursuits and want to engage mentally with others. A mental connection can be most important.


Moon in Aquarius Square Uranus in Taurus

Something inside of you may be pushing you to go wild, but this may not be for the best. If you’re restless, ask yourself why.


Mars in Cancer Trine Neptune in Pisces

Compassion and empathy can run high, and you can feel motivated to do more to help others. You can be more supportive and encouraging and help others to make more progress on their path.