Note: Bigar’s Stars is based on the degree of your sun at birth. The sign name is simply a label astrologers put on a set of degrees for convenience. For best results, readers should refer to the dates following each sign. A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini if born before 5:49 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Aries (March 21-April 19)
You express your ideas clearly. Your caring attitude becomes obvious to others. Make it OK to show your support in a meaningful way. Deal with a domestic matter while you still can. Tonight: Happily at home.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Be aware of what is happening around you. You have more going for you than you realize. Use caution with your finances, with an eye to more stability. Tonight: Out late.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
You could witness a sudden change. Your ability to understand what is happening comes through. Tonight: Choose to be more open with your friends.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Much goes on behind the scenes. You get what is going on in a key situation that you don’t often discuss. Your sense of humor emerges when dealing with a child. Tonight: Vanish!
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
You could be focused on a long-term goal. Others are coming from a different point of view. You might be surprised by a boss or an associate. This person has a strong sense of direction and big expectations. Tonight: Accept an offer.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
You might wonder what you have done to challenge others. Your openness could be an invitation to express feelings and ideas. The person who adds more to the conversation might be the source of some controversy. Tonight: A must appearance.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
You might find it difficult to say “no” to someone close to you. You also could be surprised by this person, who reveals a whole new side to his or her personality. Tonight: Opt for togetherness.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
You have strong opinions, but holding back right now might be appropriate. Others seem more willing to reveal their true colors. Tonight: Try a unique experience.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
You could be in a situation where someone is questioning your judgment, but in the most loving way. You might wonder what would be best to do under the circumstances. Tonight: The only answer is “yes.”
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Be more forthcoming about what is going on. You might be in the mood to change direction, but first test out what appears to be a good idea. Listen to what others think about your choices. Tonight: Join friends for dinner.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
You have a quality of playfulness that delights many people. While some of your friends are getting caught up in the details, you can see the big picture. Honor a much-needed change of pace. Tonight: Let it all hang out.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
You could be on top of the world but might be having a difficult time making a decision. You enjoy the mental freedom. Remain sensitive to a loved one. A conversation could be on the verge of shocking. Tonight: Think before you leap.
Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard (1956), actor Bill Paxton (1955), author Gary Paulsen (1939)