A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Libra if born before 10:56 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.

Happy birthday for February 5, 2018:
This year you will feel more energized than you have in the recent past. A friendship with a foreigner or someone at a distance could become dominant. Others love your imagination. Some of you will break into a new field of study or expertise. If you are single, you are likely to attract someone very charming. Enjoy the phase of getting to know this person. If you are attached, the two of you opt to do more traveling together. You and your sweetie seem to connect on a deeper level when you’re away from your daily setting. SCORPIO can be extraordinarily insightful.

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

ARIES (March 21-April 19)

Be willing to respond to others’ demands. You can understand and conceptualize new ideas. Do not overthink a friend’s request. Be as clear as possible when communicating, as messages seem to be fraught with misunderstandings. Tonight: Expect positive responses.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

It could be insulting to be told that you are too slow. You move with deliberation and forethought, so ignore those remarks. You also accomplish more than the majority of people do, as you don’t take many breaks and you use your energy well. Tonight: Maintain an even pace.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

Your playfulness draws many admirers toward you. Even in the worst predicaments, your upbeat comments will help others to bypass any hassles. Humor helps you maintain a positive perspective. Open up to a dear friend, and be a good listener. Tonight: Get some extra R and R.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

You have a way about you that charms many people. You could be particularly grounded, while others seem to be jumping off the walls. You might want to help a friend through an emotional roller coaster ride; you know the right moves to make. Tonight: At a favorite spot.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

You blossom naturally, without needing to be pushed. As long as you remain centered, you will jump right over any obstacles. Unexpected news keeps others busy and smiling. Be aware of your limits when you’re unsure of which direction to head in. Tonight: Make it early.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You might feel as if someone else has created a problem that you will need to resolve. Finances could be at the base of the issue. You want more stability, but because of the company you keep, you can’t seem to achieve that goal with ease. Tonight: Meet a friend for dinner.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Reach out to a loved one at a distance. You might want to listen to this person’s needs and wants more carefully. Communication flourishes, and you’ll need to gain a better understanding of what is happening. You will improve your relationship as a result. Tonight: As you like it.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You feel empowered but also somewhat confused by everything that is going on around you. Make a point of gaining a better understanding of your surroundings. Do not hesitate to ask more questions in order to gain a better perspective. Tonight: Be careful with your actions.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Use the daytime hours to the max, when you are likely to be more balanced and direct. You could hit a hurdle later in the afternoon, so fasten your seat belt. It appears as though a friend with whom you often brainstorm is going a bit haywire. Tonight: Happy at home.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You will discover soon enough the value of following someone else’s lead. At times, you might wonder why you do this or that. Don’t worry, you will figure it out when you see the results. Know that you can learn from others’ mistakes. Tonight: Let your hair down.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Someone close to you easily could spill the beans. Try not to look so shocked. More information will be forthcoming. You might decide to take the lead. Be more direct in how you deal with a loved one. This person will appreciate your candor. Tonight: A force to be dealt with.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

Be more forthright and direct with a partner. As a result, you will get better results and be much happier. You will agree that both of you don’t always need to see eye to eye. The differences between you can only add interest to your bond. Tonight: Get into a movie.

Born today: Baseball player Hank Aaron (1934), singer/songwriter Sara Evans (1971), musician Duff McKagan (1964)