It can never be more than 28 degrees from the Sun, and whenever it reaches its furthest distance from the Sun, it changes direction.
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As the planet of communication, Mercury retrograde tends to breed a certain level of confusion. Mercury has rulership over such things as speaking, negotiating, buying and selling, listening, formal contracts, documents, travel, the mail and shipping, and so forth. All of these areas of life are affected when Mercury is functioning in a sluggish state.
Decision-making is challenged during Mercury retrograde. Needless to say, it is not advised to sign contracts, engage in important decision-making, or launch a new business. Delays and challenges are more probable with Mercury retrograde. This period is best used for re-organizing and reflecting. Watch what you say, because it may not come out, or be received, the way you intended. Double-check that the person who uttered those words really meant it the way you thought they did! Mercury is retrograde from October 31 to November 20, , in the sign of Scorpio. Times are Eastern.
Graphs and data from the excellent Day Watch software. Read more about Mercury Retrograde. Where is Mercury Retrograde transiting by house in your natal chart? Does it conjunct a natal planet, your Ascendant, or Midheaven? Read interpretations of Mercury Retrograde in Transit for a more personalized meaning of the transit cycle. What is Venus Retrograde? Occasionally, Venus appears to be moving backwards in the sky. Venus is Retrograde approximately days every 18 months. As the planet of love and values, Venus retrograde periods are times when we re-assess what—and who—we value.
It is a period that most astrologers consider inopportune for getting married or starting a new relationship. Brand new financial undertakings are not advised during this period as well. There may be delays or confusion in relationships and financial affairs. Read more about Venus Retrograde cycles. What is Mars Retrograde? Occasionally, Mars appears to be moving backwards in the sky. When Mars is in its retrograde cycle, we are forced to re-assess our current projects, our approach to getting what we want, and our desire nature.
Rather than directly asserting our desires, we tend towards introspection.
We can be hesitant about taking action, second-guessing our instincts or our natural impulses rather than acting upon them. Jupiter is retrograde in from April 10 to August 11, , in the sign of Sagittarius. Saturn is retrograde in from April 29th to September 18th, , in the sign of Capricorn.
Saturn Retrograde Cycle in Starts April 29, Uranus completes its retrograde that began on August 7, , in on January 6th, , and will retrograde again in August Uranus is retrograde from August 11th, , until January 10th, , in the sign of Taurus.
Neptune is retrograde in from June 21st to November 27th, , in the sign of Pisces. Neptune Retrograde Cycle Starts June 20, Pluto is retrograde in from April 24th to October 2nd, , in the sign of Capricorn. See more years of transiting chart patterns. See the Eclipses page for more information about current and upcoming eclipses.
The following is a January 1st, chart with 0 Aries houses. Note that the year begins at different times around the world and the chart will be a little different in different areas. Outer planet transits in the year , excerpted from the Day Watch Report Package. In the Day Watch report package, the following transits are mixed with personal transits. This is a broad time for taking that second look at what life seemed to offer, or that it claimed to promise.
The answers, in general, will be for the moment that optimism fails — hopes lead to disappointment and a lot of other confusions that result from both unclear desires and fuzzy thinking. This is a roughly yearlong stretch when life for society at large can seem steadier—when what is believed true can appear reliable and the powers that be for the moment either tolerate or co-opt the spiritual world. Thus, it is sometimes a period of seeming spiritual progress. Although this is a universal experience and has little application on any one specific level on a day-to-day basis, it does raise the universal opportunity to make short-term gains out of what others may believe are long-term trends.
There begins an inexorable seven-year build-up of recently-learned harsh truths that actually makes structure out of revolution, but at a price that will only be appreciated afterward. Because of previous breakdowns, much is tolerated that would not otherwise be put up with, all in the name of a new deal, which may be learned from but have to be at least partially undone afterward. The answers, in general, will be for the moment that optimism fails—hopes lead to disappointment and a lot of other confusions that result from both unclear desires and fuzzy thinking.
A planet is considered out of bounds when its declination is beyond the outer bounds or limits of that of the Sun, i. You are disinclined to stir up trouble or cause unpleasantness of any kind at the moment. Relationships are thus apt to be smooth, but this may well come at a cost to you. You may be at peace with others and at war with yourself; you may go along with something now that you will kick yourself for later.
Choose your company carefully. Spending time with those you truly trust and enjoy should be no problem, however. A strong need for harmony, affection, approval or belongingness colors your attitude and decisions now. Overall this is likely to bring ease and engender positive feelings in your interactions and personal relationships, but in a situation in which you need to move forcefully on your own behalf it could work against you. In fact, your differences may be appealing. Bottom Line: Some awkwardness when it comes to romantic expression; feeling misunderstood. Not an ideal time to make your move.
Venus 8th House: Where: Privately, a bank or financial institution, an intimate venue. How: By expressing and emphasizing your quiet appeal and magnetism, mysterious manner, intensity. Relationships begun now are: Intense, all-consuming, emotionally-charged, deep, possibly stormy and characterized by possessiveness, obsession, or power games; passionate and erotic.
Enhancing love now: Deeper expressions of love and intimacy, non-superficial expressions of love although these do not have to be spoken , expressing psychological understanding. Relaxation, enjoyment, and pleasure are emphasized now. This is not a time to push yourself or to be involved in activities that require intense competition or a great expenditure of energy. Cooperative, harmonious personal and professional relationships are more important to you at this time. You can attract what you want and need, rather than pursue it forcefully or do it all yourself.
This is an excellent time to go out on a date or ask someone for a favor, because you make a decidedly positive impression at the moment. Being with people and enjoying good times especially with beautiful, charming, lighthearted people is really what you want now. Because you are open to love and friendly gestures, you will attract loving people into your experience. Bottom line: A very easygoing and easy energy is with you now. Venus 9th House: Where: While traveling or embarking on some kind of non-routine venture; institutions of higher learning, a study group.
How: By expressing and emphasizing your adventurous, philosophical, optimistic, and brave side. Relationships begun now are: Happy-go-lucky, meetings of the mind, non-possessive, exciting, adventurous. Enhancing love now: Sharing and comparing your spiritual, religious, or philosophical interests with a friend or loved one may open up a whole new dimension of your relationship.
Your own values or way of expressing love and affection may differ from someone you encounter now, but because you are willing to please and smooth over differences, all is likely to turn out well. Your desire for pleasure, ease, and affection is brought to the fore and may interfere with work or complicated situations in which you need to be acting assertively and on your own behalf. Your mood and attitude is conciliatory, and your need for love and approval heightened.
Venus 10th House: Where: Through your career, by word of mouth, business parties, mixing work with pleasure. How: Expressing your more responsible and competent side. Relationships begun now are: responsible, status-conscious, serious, long-term. Enhancing love now: Sharing goals, structuring your relationship, doing things that make you feel secure, showing your more responsible side.
Light and pleasant interactions characterize this time period. You gain what you want through diplomacy or charm and by enlisting the support of your friends, rather than by being forthright and bold. You are willing to make concessions in order to maintain harmony in your environment.
Venus 11th House: Where: Through friendships, clubs, group meetings, organizations, parties. How: Friendly, helpful, tolerant, breezy manner.
Show your unique and progressive spirit. Relationships begun now are: noncommittal, friendly, detached, spirited, aloof.
Enhancing love now: Sharing long-term goals, hopes, dreams and wishes; treating your partner as a friend as well as a lover; showing tolerance and acceptance. Venus 12th House: Where: Privately, hospitals or service-oriented institutions, online, blind dates.