Category: Moon Cycles Written by Jamie Partridge Views: 2574
The New Moon on Friday April 5, 2019 at 15° Aries is square Saturn. Although this is a challenging aspect, the new moon is more promising because of the fortunate fixed star Alpheratz.
The April 2019 new moon brings opportunities for honor, wealth, promotion, good friends and business success. But first, any fear, self-doubt or pessimism must be overcome with patience, perseverance and hard work.
New Moon Meaning
A new moon represents the end of one cycle and the beginning of another new 28 day cycle. Sun conjunct Moon gives an invigorating burst of energy and initiative. So this is an excellent time for making a fresh start, turning over a new leaf, or starting a new project. You can also question old habits, behaviors and beliefs as you search for new and inventive ways to make progress.
The effects of the April 5 new moon will last four weeks up to the May 4 New Moon. The best time for making a fresh start and for beginning new projects is during the first two weeks of this new moon cycle. This waxing phase of the Moon lasts from April 5 to the April 19 Full Moon.
New Moon April 2019 Astrology
The April 5 new moon makes a challenging aspect to Saturn but this is only a very mild influence because the orb is over four degrees. A stronger and more fortunate influence come from the bright fixed star Alpheratz in the Head of the Princess, Constellation Andromeda.
14 33 – Fixed Star Alpheratz
15 13 – Asteroid 114 Vibilia
15 17 – New Moon
20 01 – Square Saturn
New Moon Star
Fixed star Alpheratz gives independence, freedom, love, riches, honor and a keen intellect.  It also gives a harmonious nature which brings about good relationships and popularity. 
Alpheratz conjunct new moon gives honor, wealth, promotion, favors from others, perseverance, many good friends and business success.  Popularity and fame are possible but can also be easily toppled over and become unpopular. 
Constellation Andromeda bestows purity of thought, virtue, honor and dignity, but can also cause a battle with chimerical fears and a tendency to become easily discouraged. It gives love between husband and wife and reconciles adulterers. 
New Moon Planet
New Moon square Saturn with the wide orb of 4°44′ suggests there may be some tests and challenges to overcome before reaching the honor, promotion or happy marriage promised by Alpheratz.
If you suffer from depression, self-doubt, pessimism or low self-esteem, the new moon conjunct Alpheratz may trigger discouragement and “a battle with chimerical fears”. If so, this is a great opportunity to face your fears head on and beat them, once and for all.
Or you may feel that certain duties and responsibilities are holding you back from success. If so, the new moon is also test of your character. Strive to meet your responsibilities with patience, determination and a strong work ethic.
New Moon Asteroid
Asteroid Vibilia is named after the Roman goddess of journeys and traveling, “who prevented people from losing their way”. 
Astrologically, Vibilia does seem to relate to all kinds of traveling, especially the frequent, habitual or especially significant kind. 
Asteroid Vibilia could also symbolize a spiritual journey to gain enlightenment, self understanding, or happiness and contentment in your soul.
Find asteroid Vibilia in your chart:
- Create your chart HERE.
- Choose “Extended Chart Selection”.
- Under “Additional objects” type 114 in “Manual entry”.
New Moon Summary
New Moon April 2019 offers wealth, happiness and success because of the star Alpheratz. But the square to Saturn means you have try hard and really want it. There can be no short cuts to success with this new moon.
This new moon will help you identify any sadness, fears or inhibitions that stand in your way professional success or companionship. Asteroid Vibilia may bring travel for work or romance, or she may help on an inner journey to get back on the path to success.
- Previous Moon Phase: Full Moon 20 March 2019
- Next Moon Phase: Full Moon 19 April 2019
- 2019 Moon Phases Calendar
New Moon April 2019 Times and Dates
- Los Angeles, April 5 at 1:50 am
- New York, April 5 at 4:50 am
- London, April 5 at 9:50 am
- Delhi, April 5 at 2:20 am
- Sydney, April 5 at 7:50 pm
- Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923, p.26, 133.
- Fixed Stars and Their Interpretation, Elsbeth Ebertin, 1971, p.2.
- Encyclopaedia of Antiquities and Elements of Archaeology, Thomas Dudley Fosbroke, 1843, p.582
- Asteroid 144 Vibilia, Mark Andrew Holmes
My name is Jamie Partridge and I live on the coast of NSW Australia with three amazing kids. I’ve had an interesting life so far, with varied occupations ranging from nursing assistant to farm hand.
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