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Eclipse Dates 2018

Total Lunar Eclipse Jan 31

11° Leo 39'

Partial Solar Eclipse Feb 15

27° Aquarius 01'

Partial Solar Eclipse Jul 12

20° Cancer 50'

Total Lunar Eclipse Jul 27

04° Aquarius 46'

Partial Solar Eclipse Aug 11

18° Leo 34'

Mercury Retrograde Dates 2018

Mar 22 to Apr 15 in Aries

Jul 26 to Aug 18 in Leo

Nov 16 to Dec 6 in Sagittarius and Scorpio

Mercury Transits 2018

Jan 11, 00:09

Mercury enters Capricorn

Jan 31, 08:39

Mercury enters Aquarius

Feb 17, 16:05

Mercury enters Pisces

Mar 06, 02:34

Mercury enters Aries

Mar 22, 20:19  

Mercury Retrograde (16º Aries)

Apr 15, 05:21

Mercury Direct (4º Aries)


May 13, 08:40

Mercury enters Taurus

May 29,  19:49

Mercury enters Gemini

Jun 12, 15:59

Mercury enters Cancer

Jun 29, 01:16

Mercury enters Leo

Jul 26, 01:02

Mercury Retrograde (23º Leo)


Aug 19, 00:25

Mercury Direct (11º Leo)

Sep 05, 22:39

Mercury enters Virgo


Sep 21, 23:39

Mercury enters Libra

Oct 09, 20:40

Mercury enters Scorpio


Oct 31, 00:38

Mercury enters Sagittarius

Nov 16, 20:33

Mercury Retrograde  (13º Sagittarius)


Dec 01, 06:12

Mercury Retrograde enters Scorpio

Dec 06, 16:22

Mercury Direct (27º Scorpio)


Dec 12, 18:43

Mercury enters Sagittarius  

Venus Transits 2018

Jan 17, 20:43

Venus enters Aquarius  

Feb 10, 18:19

Venus enters Pisces

Mar 06, 18:45

Venus enters Aries

Mar 31, 00:54

Venus enters Taurus


Apr 24, 12:40

Venus enters Gemini

May 19, 09:10

Venus enters Cancer

Jun 13, 17:54

Venus enters Leo


Jul 09, 22:32

Venus enters Virgo

Aug 06, 19:27

Venus enters Libra

Sep 09, 05:25

Venus enters Scorpio

Oct 05, 15:05

Venus Retrograde (10º Scorpio)

Oct 31, 15:42

Venus Retrograde enters Libra


Nov 16, 05:51

Venus Direct (25º Libra)


Dec 02, 12:02

Venus enters Scorpio

Mars Transits 2018

Jan 26, 07:56

Mars enters Sagittarius

Mar 17, 12:40

Mars enters Capricorn

May 16, 00:55

Mars enters Aquarius

Jun 26, 17:04

Mars Retrograde (9º Aquarius)

Aug 12, 22:14

Mars Retrograde enters Capricorn

Aug 27, 10:05

Mars Direct (28º Capricorn)

Sep 10, 20:56

Mars enters Aquarius

Nov 15, 17:51

Mars enters Pisces

Dec 31, 21:20

Mars enters Aries


Jupiter is in Scorpio from Oct 11 2017 to Nov 8 2018 and into Sagittarius until December 3 2019


Saturn is in Capricorn until Mar 21 2020


Uranus is in Aries until May 15 2018 and will stay in Taurus (on and off) until 26 April 2026


Neptune is in Pisces until Mar 30 2025


Pluto is in Capricorn until Mar 23 2023

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Taurus Sep 27, 08:15

Gemini Sep 29, 14:25

Cancer Oct 01, 19:00

Leo Oct 03, 22:12

Virgo Oct 06, 00:19

Libra Oct 08, 02:09

Scorpio Oct 10, 05:09

Sagittarius Oct 12, 10:52

Capricorn Oct 14, 20:16

Aquarius Oct 17, 08:35

Pisces Oct 19, 21:20

Aries Oct 22, 07:58

Taurus Oct 24, 15:33

Gemini Oct 26, 20:40

Cancer Oct 28, 23:26

Leo Oct 31, 02:41

Virgo Nov 02, 05:47

Libra Nov 04, 09:00

Scorpio Nov 06, 13:02

Sagittarius Nov 08, 18:59

Capricorn Nov 11, 03:54

Aquarius Nov 13, 15:45

Pisces Nov 16, 04:41

Aries Nov 18, 15:55

Taurus Nov 20, 23:42

Gemini Nov 23, 04:10

Cancer Nov 25, 06:37

Leo Nov 27, 08:34

Virgo Nov 29, 11:07

Libra Dec 01, 14:48

Scorpio Dec 03, 19:54

Sagittarius Dec 06, 02:48

Capricorn Dec 08, 12:01

Aquarius Dec 10, 23:39

Pisces Dec 13, 12:39

Aries Dec 16, 00:43

Taurus Dec 18, 09:37

Gemini Dec 20, 14:34

Cancer Dec 22, 16:27

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The Planets in Astrology and Their Meanings

The location and movements of the Sun, Moon and planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto) have great significance in astrology, as they play an influencing role in the basic personality traits associated with the twelve zodiac signs.

Each planetary body rules a specific sign, and depending on which house it is sitting, it will bring to that particular house the specific energy it represents.

what planets rule what astrological signs

The planets are classified into three groups – personal, social and transpersonal – according to the time they take to travel the zodiacal circle.

The fast-moving personal planets, which are the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars, take a short time to make a full circle and affect your personal characteristics, immediate relationships as well as day-to-day events/changes in your life.

The social planets, Jupiter and Saturn, are about how you relate to society, how it encourages and inspires you, and how it restricts you.

The distant interpersonal planets, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto, affect you on a more generational level.

The Sun: Planet of Self

The Sun takes a year to move through all the 12 constellations of the zodiac and spends 30 days in each sign.

Element: Fire

Nature: Hot and Dry

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Leo (5th House)

Exaltation: Aries

Detriment: Aquarius

Fall: Libra

Exalted Degree: 19 Aries

Ruler of Day: Sunday

Ruler of Body Parts: heart, upper back, eyes, spleen.

Represents: The father, husband, leader, other male figures in your life.

Keywords: warmth, life, light, pride, ambition, individuality, confidence, leadership.

Polarity: Masculine, Benefic

The Moon: Planet of Emotions

The Moon takes 28 days to move through the zodiac and spends 2 to 3 days in each sign every month.

Element: Water

Nature: Cold and Moist

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Cancer (4th House)

Exaltation: Taurus

Detriment: Capricorn

Fall: Scorpio

Exalted Degree: 3 Taurus

Ruler of Day: Monday

Ruler of Body Parts: breasts, digestive system, uterus, womb, ovaries, pancreas, lymphatic glands.

Represents: The mother, wife, other female figures in your life.

Keywords: instincts, imagination, sensitivity, memory, habits, personality.

Polarity: Feminine, Benefic

Mercury: Planet of Communication

Mercury is the innermost and smallest planet in the solar system. It typically takes about 88 days to orbit the Sun, and spends 2 to 3 weeks in each sign (and as long as 10 weeks when it retrogrades 3 to 4 times a year. Our communication will be challenged when this happens).

Element: Earth

Nature: Cold and Dry

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Gemini (3rd House), Virgo (6th House)

Exaltation: Virgo

Detriment: Sagittarius, Pisces

Fall: Pisces

Exalted Degree: 15 Virgo

Ruler of Day: Wednesday

Ruler of Body Parts: brain, circulatory system, hair, arms, hands, lungs, thyroid glands, tongue, bowels.

Represents: traders, attorneys, messengers.

Keywords: mind, intelligence, logic, communications, learning abilities, gathering and giving out information.

Polarity: Androgynous, Moderately Fruitful

Venus: Planet of Love and Money

Venus, the second closest planet to the Sun, is the brightest natural object in the night sky, besides the Moon. It is also sometimes referred as Earth’s sister as both are similar in size, mass, density as well as gravity. The planet takes approximately 225 days to tour all the twelve signs, and remains in each sign for 2 to 3 weeks, but can stay for as long as 5 months when it retrogrades.

Element: Air

Nature: Moist

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Taurus (2nd House), Libra (7th House)

Exaltation: Pisces

Detriment: Aries, Scorpio

Fall: Virgo

Exalted Degree: 27 Pisces

Ruler of Day: Friday

Ruler of Body Parts: cheeks, chin, lips, palate, throat, neck, thymus gland, thyroid gland, kidneys, nervous system.

Represents: artists, traders, all occupations related to beauty and seduction.

Keywords: love, beauty, harmony, affection, sensual, art, music.

Polarity: Feminine, Benefic

Mars: Planet of Passion

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and is named after the Roman God of War. It is also known as the Red planet due to its reddish appearance as seen from Earth. The planet takes nearly 2 years to orbit the Sun, and remains in each sign for about 6 to 7 weeks. It can stay for as many as 7 to 8 months if it retrogrades back and forth in a sign.

Element: Fire

Nature: Hot and Dry

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Aries (1st House), Scorpio (8th House)

Exaltation: Capricorn

Detriment: Libra, Taurus

Fall: Cancer

Exalted Degree: 28 Capricorn

Ruler of Day: Tuesday

Ruler of Body Parts: bile, blood, gall bladder, genitals, muscles, nose, sinews.

Represents: military, sportsmen, warriors, surgeons.

Keywords: energy, action, initiative, adventurous, courage, impulsiveness, aggressiveness.

Polarity: Masculine, Malefic

Jupiter: Planet of Luck

Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system, and third brightest object in the night sky after the Moon and Venus. It takes almost 12 years to circle the entire zodiac and spends about a year in each sign.

Element: Air

Nature: Hot and Moist

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Sagittarius (9th House), Pisces (12th House)

Exaltation: Cancer

Detriment: Gemini, Virgo

Fall: Capricorn

Exalted Degree: 15 Cancer

Ruler of Day: Thursday

Ruler of Body Parts: adrenals, blood, right ear, feet, liver, pancreas pleura, sciatic nerves, thighs.

Represents: people in power, magistrates, judges, professors, religious figures.

Keywords: expansion, improvement, opportunity, aspiration, wisdom, generosity, enthusiasm.

Polarity: Masculine, Benefic

Saturn: Planet of Karma

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and second biggest planet in the solar system. It is best known for the bright, stunning rings that circle its equator, which consist mostly of ice particles, rocky debris and dust. It takes nearly 29 years to travel through the zodiac, and remains in each sign for 2½ years.

Element: Earth

Nature: Cold and Dry

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Capricorn (10th House), Aquarius (11th House)

Exaltation: Libra

Detriment: Cancer, Leo

Fall: Aries

Exalted Degree: 21 Libra

Ruler of Day: Saturday

Ruler of Body Parts: bones, left ear, gall bladder, joints, knees, skin, spleen, teeth.

Represents: the elderly, the wise, people who can help you overcome obstacles (for example, priests and medical practitioners).

Keywords: contraction, effort, discipline, restriction, caution, responsibility.

Polarity: Masculine, Malefic

Uranus: Planet of Rebellion

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and known as one of the Ice Giants along with Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune. It takes 84 years to complete its whirl around the zodiac and spends roughly 7 years in each sign.

Element: Fire

Nature: Dry

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Aquarius (11th House)

Exaltation: no traditional exaltation

Detriment: no traditional detriment

Fall: no traditional fall

Exalted Degree: no traditional degree

Ruler of Day: Wednesday

Ruler of Body Parts: ankles, pituitary gland, spinal cord, brain, nerves, nerves of back.

Represents: modern technology

Keywords: rebellious, independent, original, powerful, nervous energy.

Polarity: Feminine, Malefic

Neptune: Planet of Illusion

Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and is about 17 times the mass of Earth. It tales approximately 165 years to circumnavigate the zodiac, and spends about 14 years in each sign.

Element: Water

Nature: Humid

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Pisces (12th House)

Exaltation: no traditional exaltation

Detriment: no traditional detriment

Fall: no traditional fall

Exalted Degree: no traditional degree

Ruler of Day: Friday

Ruler of Body Parts: brain, pineal gland.

Represents: dreamers, magicians, purveyors of illusions, drug addictions

Keywords: sensitivity, compassion, spiritual strength, creativity, imagination, intuition, indecisiveness, sentimental.

Polarity: Feminine, Malefic

Pluto: Planet of Power

Pluto is the outermost planet in the solar system and it takes roughly 248 years to complete its orbit of the Sun, spending almost 12 years in each sign.

Element: Undefined

Nature: Burning

Ruler of Star Sign and House: Scorpio (10th House)

Exaltation: no traditional exaltation

Detriment: no traditional detriment

Fall: no traditional fall

Exalted Degree: no traditional degree

Ruler of Day: Tuesday

Ruler of Body Parts: excretory system, genitourinary tract.

Represents: dictators, sadists, violent, instinctive and powerful persons, hidden and mysterious forces.

Keywords: regeneration, rebirth, transformation, coercion, cleansing, healing.

Polarity: Masculine, Malefic

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