Planetary Transits and Current Trends in Astrology
Inner Personal Planets
The Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars move relatively swiftly through the zodiac and symbolize the more personal considerations of thoughts and feelings, mind and emotions, actions and reactions in our day to day lives and relationships.
The Sun symbolizes where you shine, your personality, self expression, ego, identity, rationality, wisdom and temperament as you interact with the world and other personalities. The Sun rules Leo.
Sun in PISCES ~ February 18 to March 19, 2020
The Moon symbolizes your emotions, feelings, how you relate to others, intuition, femininity and motherhood, monthly cycles, money and creature comforts. The Moon rules Cancer.
FULL MOON IN LEO – February 7, 2020
NEW MOON IN AQUARIUS – January 24, 2020
Mercury symbolizes the mind, logic, intellect, and all types of communications like reading, writing, texting, socializing, the media as well as exchanges of money. Mercury is known as the Messenger of the Gods and is also known as The Trickster especially during Mercury’s famous Retrograde Cycle every few months where communications in all its forms have difficulties. Mercury rules Gemini and Virgo.
MERCURY IN PISCES ~ February 3 to April 11, 2020
MERCURY RETROGRADE IN PISCES & AQUARIUS – February 16 to March 9, 2020
Venus symbolizes love, attraction and beauty. Venus is known as The Goddess of Love and plays an important role in relationships. She represents what you adore, value, appreciate and want. Venus rules Taurus and Libra.
Venus in Aries ~ February 7 to March 4, 2020
Mars symbolizes a masculine, direct, energized force and will. Mars is determined to succeed and acquire through ambitious action. Mars is the archetypal warrior and is aggressive, athletic, sexual and virile. Mars rules Aries and is the ancient ruler of Scorpio.
Mars in Capricorn ~ February 16 to March 30, 2020
The Transpersonal and Outer Planets
With a much larger orbit, trends of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto last for longer periods of time than the inner planets. These Transpersonal and Outer Planets are especially considered in themes and trends of cultural, political, economic and societal issues that impact our lives corresponding to larger events and social changes in our world.
There is also a larger theme of social, economic and political discussion in these horoscopes these days because the current astrological trends indicate there is strong importance of these topics in our lives now.
Jupiter symbolizes luck, growth, opportunity and wisdom. Jupiter is ideological representing beliefs, laws, philosophy, justice, morals, ethics, education, journalism and world views. Jupiter is considered one of the most benefic planets. Jupiter rules Sagittarius and is the ancient ruler of Pisces.
JUPITER IN CAPRICORN ~ December 2, 2019 to December 19, 2020
Jupiter in Sagittarius ~ November 8, 2018 to December 2, 2019
Saturn symbolizes structure, rules, authority, tradition, physical reality, limitations, obstacles, challenges, long term commitment, karma and time. Saturn rules Capricorn and is the ancient ruler of Aquarius.
In Capricorn, Saturn indicates challenges and resistance from and toward the established powers in our society, particularly politically and financially.
Saturn in Capricorn ~ December 19, 2017 to December 17, 2020
- Saturn stationed Direct in Capricorn ~ September 17, 2019
Uranus symbolizes awakening, revolution and rebellion against limitations. Uranus wants freedom and evolution toward the future, independence, inspiration, and sudden insights. Uranus is intellectual, inventive, electric and energizing thought and is considered the higher octave of Mercury. Uranus rules Aquarius.
Uranus in Taurus indicates that people want freedom and evolution of what we value. Will we see a financial revolution?
Uranus in Taurus ~ March 6, 2019 to April 5, 2026
- Uranus officially left Aries on March 6, 2019 where we saw a large focus on a revolution of identity which lends to rebellion, protests and assertion of ones own individuality.
Neptune symbolizes higher consciousness, wisdom, spirituality, illusion, dreams, imagination, and creativity. Neptune can also represent delusion, secrets, psychic thought, karma and the afterlife. Neptune is considered the higher octave of Venus. Neptune rules Pisces.
Neptune in Pisces is at home, indicating a desire for higher consciousness, but also indicates delusion and lack of clarity.
Neptune in Pisces ~ February 3, 2012 to March 30, 2025
Pluto symbolizes transformation, life, death, rebirth, psychoanalysis and looking deep below the surface to discover the real truth. Pluto is about the process of deconstruction and destruction to rebuild in a new image, like the Phoenix rising from the ashes. Pluto is considered the higher octave of Mars. Pluto rules Scorpio.
Pluto in Capricorn indicates transformation, purging and major changes in our political, business and establishment of our societal structure. Transexualism is also largely in focus at this time as transformation of physical structures/bodies are indicated in Capricorn.
Pluto in Capricorn ~ January 25, 2009 to November 19, 2024
- Pluto Direct in Capricorn ~ October 3, 2019
Chiron symbolizes the wounded healer. In Aries, Chiron indicates healing our egos and identities.
Chiron in Aries ~ February 18, 2019 to January, 2028
- Chiron stationed Direct in Aries ~ December 12, 2019
The Destiny Point is also known as the North Node in Astrology. The North Node indicates what we are moving towards as we evolve toward fulfilling our destiny.
Destiny Point in Cancer ~ November 6, 2019 to May 5, 2020