January 29 2020 eclipse astrology
Mercury turns retrograde more frequently than any other planet. It can never be more than 28 degrees from the Sun, and whenever it reaches its furthest distance from the Sun, it changes direction. 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 Retrograde Cycle October-November 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 backward 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?
Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology
Occasionally, Mars appears to be moving backward 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 May 14 to September 12, , in the sign of Capricorn. Saturn is retrograde in from May 10th to September 28th, , in the sign of Capricorn.
Note: Uranus completes its retrograde cycle that began on August 11, , on January 10th, , and will retrograde again in August Uranus is retrograde from August 15th, , until January 14th, , in the sign of Taurus. Guidance and reassurance can come from spiritual or religious beliefs and practices like meditation and prayer.
Due to the Precession of the Equinoxes , the Sun Signs are almost a whole Sign out of alignment with the Constellations from which they were named. Full Moon January [Stellarium]. Lunar eclipse conjunct Castor: Timid, sensitive, lacks confidence, occult interest, and psychic ability, blindness, facial injuries, disgrace, stabs, wounds, imprisonment.
Because of the association of cleanliness with Godliness virtue , this mansion also presides over law and order, moral uprightness and cleansing of moral wrongs. The luck in this mansion is said to vary because of the conflict of the elements involved. Labor is rewarded, while idleness is sanctioned. It is good for taking exams, tending to herbivorous animals and all types of industriousness. It is very good for gardening and widows. Bad for funerals because of the risk of epidemics and sudden death, though, and all projects in progress should be worked on instead of being put aside.
Sun conjunct Mercury means the main focus of the January 10 lunar eclipse is on thinking and communications but also trade and transport. The Sun, Saturn and Pluto are masculine and authoritarian. This leaves the emotions of the Moon very vulnerable. At the personal level, thoughts and words are likely to become cold, calculated and ruthless.
Feelings will take a back seat to harsh realities as bullies, bigots, and loudmouths gain the upper hand. The lunar eclipse on fixed star Castor increases emotional sensitivity and nervous anxiety. At the global level, freedom of speech and the independence of the media will be curtailed by governments and even multinational organizations. The public, represented by the Moon, will be subject to lies and propaganda.
Even freedom of movement and freedom of association will be threatened as rulers and states increase their grip on power. Human rights will be lost in the name of national security.
However, full moon January trine Neptune gives some hope that a sense of compassion and humanity will soften the oppressive nature of this lunar eclipse. On a personal level, you can draw on your faith and the support of loved ones. At the global level, it gives voice to religious and spiritual leaders, humanitarian organizations and environmental groups.
The January 10 lunar eclipse combines with the December 26 solar eclipse to form an eclipse phase that lasts until the lunar eclipse on June 5, The December solar eclipse was conjunct Jupiter so is very fortunate. But combined with this ruthless lunar eclipse it suggests the strong will consolidate their power, the rich will get richer, and the poor will get poorer.
Sagittarius April 2020
If the Lunar Eclipse January astrology directly impacts your horoscope decan you can read about its effect in your monthly horoscope. We can get in tune with our hearts, and can feel more generous and bring joy. This eclipse is super early in Leo at 0 degrees, and doesn't make any aspects in-sign, but will be square hard aspect, three signs away Uranus in Aries as an out-of-sign aspect as if it were in previous sign Cancer. So we may struggle a little with some changes, with sudden developments, with having the independence we want, and can be a little rebellious, restless, impulsive.
We need to exercise some restraint and stay focused. The eclipse occurs at 0 degrees 51 minutes in Leo. Aspects for the eclipse are: Conjunction: 0 degrees 0 minutes - 5 degrees 51 minutes Leo Semisextile: 0 degrees 51 minutes - 2 degrees 51 minutes Cancer or Virgo Sextile: 0 degrees 0 minutes - 5 degrees 51 minutes Gemini or Libra Square: 0 degrees 0 minutes - 5 degrees 51 minutes Taurus or Scorpio Trine: 0 degrees 0 minutes - 5 degrees 51 minutes Aries or Sagittarius Quincunx: 0 degrees 51 minutes - 2 degrees 51 minutes Capricorn or Pisces Opposition: 0 degrees 0 minutes - 5 degrees 51 minutes Aquarius Since the eclipse is so early in Leo, it may also make out-of-sign aspects for you they're just usually more subtle in impact on you.
Lunations: Eclipses – Lunar Eclipses and Solar Eclipses 12222
They are: Conjunction: 25 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes Cancer Semisextile: 28 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes Gemini or Leo Sextile: 25 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes Taurus or Virgo Square: 25 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes Aries or Libra Trine: 25 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes Scorpio or Pisces Quincunx: 28 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes - Sagittarius or Aquarius Opposition: 25 degrees 51 minutes - 29 degrees 59 minutes Capricorn.