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.
Signs are divided into groups of three for more effective forecasts. See also Preview Horoscopes , and Overview Horoscopes.
The above Monthly Horoscopes are detailed and for the current month. We have a short synopsis for the current and upcoming months here:. See also This Month in Astrology including overview horoscopes. Cafe Astrology is brimming with free articles, features, interpretations, and tools that will appeal to people with a casual interest in learning Astrology, as well as beginning through advanced students of Astrology. The site is run by astrologer Annie Heese. Whether you are male or female, you carry the qualities of and in some way embody the archetype of the mother.
You will find that you attract people who need care, understanding and encouragement.
Devotion and maintaining emotional soul-connections to life is the heart of your approach to living. Your own feelings and moods will often reflect the dominant feeling tone in your environment. You absorb the atmosphere around you and thrive in surroundings that are home-like, personal, supportive, and cooperative. Self-nurturing and self-responsibility are thus extremely important for you to develop in order to bring out your best.
Your ruling planet is the Moon. This is because in your case the Moon not only reflects something about your past and inherited tendencies, but also colors your entire way of relating to the world now. You may be somewhat split between your devotion to family, home, or dependents versus your allegiance to your own life. At best, you blend sensitivity and loving devotion with action and strength. You could be a strong advocate for children, women, the family or the feminine.
Your Moon in Taurus suggests that you are very comfortable providing solace and support to others, because you have a solid inner foundation.
You draw your strength from flowing with the natural cycles and rhythms of the earth. When out of balance and out of contact with the land and natural forces, you become overly attached to security in the form of money or trying to ensure that nothing ever changes in your small part of the world. Being peaceful is an important aspect of your contribution to life. Your Gemini Moon suggests that you operate both from your feelings and instincts and your mind.
Learning to articulate your own inner experience, and helping others to do the same, would be important. You could be a writing teacher, a devoted correspondent or diarist, or a counselor or consultant.
Any of these would be an expression of your natural soul function. Your Moon is in Cancer as well, suggesting that deep sentiment, soulfulness, and the honoring of ancient roots and traditions is an important part of your contribution to life.
Water and music play important roles in your life also. Because of your strong pull toward the past, you need to find ways for the past to nurture, strengthen, and add to your present life, rather than simply being nostalgic, becoming addicted to familiar or old ways, or trying to find a way back to the security of the womb.
Your Moon in Leo suggests that your sympathetic and nurturing qualities are infused with warmth, generous feeling and a strong sense of personal pride in the ones in your care. Your Moon in Virgo suggests that your caring is channeled into practical service, nursing, attending to the immediate practical or physical needs of people. You are sensitive and devoted, but perhaps not very demonstrative in ways that others recognize as tenderness or love.
Serving families, mothers, or children in some way is an important way for you to fulfill your soul function. You also carry a deep feeling for beauty and part of your function in the world is to bring graciousness, sweetness and beauty into it.
Your email address will not be published. Withdrawing into themselves helps them to discriminate. New ways of doing business, as well as making, viewing, and handling money are likely. You might notice their memory is a little skewed in the direction of emotion. Mars is in Virgo from August October 4. The following horoscopes outline some of the ways this Solar Eclipse may affect the zodiac signs.
The tendency to avert or avoid conflict can be a strength or a deficit. Your Moon in Scorpio suggests that, though you may appear mild and motherly or soft, you can be truly ferocious in your defense of anyone or anything you care about, especially those who depend upon you.
You are the Mother Tiger, when threatened. Deep sentiment and compassion for the suffering color everything for you. Words may be difficult or not at all important to you. What matters is soul, mystery and allegiances of the heart. Your Moon in Sagittarius suggests that your psychic and intuitional senses are very open and active.
You are not as relentlessly upbeat and jolly, not such a party animal, and not as outgoing. Your Moon in Capricorn suggests that an emotional toughness and realism underlie your gentle exterior.