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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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Pisces Sep 22, 13:26

Aries Sep 25, 00:03

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

Leo Dec 24, 16:58

Virgo Dec 26, 17:49

Libra Dec 28, 20:22

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What Do Astrological Houses Mean?

The Twelve Houses in Astrology and Their Meanings

The 1st House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Aries

Planetary Ruler: Mars

Motto: “I am”

Body Parts: head, face, upper lip, upper jaw, cerebrum (brain).

Keywords: Identity, Personality, Attitude.

It is about the image you project to the world, how you see yourself, the first impression you make, how you start things, how you respond, your relationship with your immediate environment, your general outlook on life, your physical appearance, self-awareness.

The first house also represents vitality, fresh starts, beginnings, leadership, new initiatives.

The 2nd House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Taurus

Planetary Ruler: Venus

Motto: “I possess”

Body Parts: throat, ears, lower lip, lower jaw, base of brain, cerebellum, cervical spine and neck.

Keywords: Money, Material Possessions, Sense of Self-Worth, Basic Values.

It is about how money is earned/gained, how you manage/spend your own resources, your attitude towards wealth and personal possessions, your potential for accumulating them, how you value yourself, what you value, your hidden talents.

The second house also represents greed and your sense of security.


The 3rd House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Gemini

Planetary Ruler: Mercury

Motto: “I communicate”

Body Parts: vocal chords, speech, fingers, arms, hands, shoulders, lungs and nervous system.

Keywords: Communication, Intellect, Siblings, Friends, Neighbors, Community.

It is about how you formulate your thoughts, how you approach and analyze problems, how you perceive and process information, your ability to learn, your desire for knowledge, your perception of childhood experiences.

The third house also covers fundamental education (from 1st to 12th grade), schools, teachers, short-distance trips, all forms of local transportation and shipping, mental processes, gossips, messages, reading and writing, representation of ideas and proposals, and commerce (sales, marketing, media, advertising, public relations, and self-promotion).

The 4th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Cancer

Planetary Ruler: Moon

Motto: “I feel”

Body Parts: uterus, digestion, breasts, stomach and womb.

Keywords: Home, Family Life, Property, Real Estate.

It is about what your house look like, where it is located, who you share it with, visitors that drop in to visit or help you with home improvement projects or babysitting, sale/purchase/rental of a house.

The fourth house also covers privacy, domestic affairs, your parents (particularly your momma) and your relationship with them, your roots, heritage and upbringing, the lifestyle you will have in the later part of your life, your ability to nurture your children.

If you believe in reincarnation, it reveals your connection with your past and what karmic baggage you brought with you into this life.

The 5th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Leo

Planetary Ruler: Sun

Motto: “I shine”

Body Parts: heart, spine, sides of the body and upper back.

Keywords: Romance, Creativity, Self-Expression, Pleasure.

It is about your attitude towards romantic love (dating, pleasurable affairs, sexual relationships), your artistic pursuits, creative and recreational activities, hobbies/personal interests, and sports.

The fifth house also deals with your luck in speculation and gambling, your relationships with children (including your own), pregnancies and birth of new children.

The 6th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Virgo

Planetary Ruler: Mercury

Motto: “I analyze”

Body Parts: solar plexus (midriff), bowels, colon, intestines and abdomen.

Keywords: Everyday Life, Daily Work, Health, Diet, Fitness.

It is about the quality of the work you perform, your workplace environment, the methods/techniques you use to get things done and respond to everyday crises, how you refine and perfect yourself, what you do to keep your body fit and healthy.

The sixth house also includes your pets and small animals, minor illnesses, people working for/under you, acts of service to others.


The 7th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Libra

Planetary Ruler: Venus

Motto: “I balance”

Body Parts: ovaries, low back, kidneys, veins and buttocks.

Keywords: Unions, Marriage, Business Deals, Contracts.

It is about the way you perceive and behave towards your partner (spouse or business associate).

The seventh house also covers your open enemies, detractors and allies, divorce, separation, quarrels, lawsuits, experts you hire (lawyers, mediators, counselors, agents, or other professionals to represent or collaborate with you).

The 8th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Scorpio

Planetary Ruler: Pluto

Motto: “I desire”

Body Parts: bladder, genitals, sex organs, hemorrhoids, muscular system, reproductive system, hernias, rectum, prostate and anus.

Keywords: Death, Regeneration, Sexuality.

It is about the support you receive from others, your attitude towards crisis and change, the lessons you need to learn for personal growth and transformation, your interaction with another and how you can get the most out of them.

The eighth house also rules joint financial matters, inheritances, wills, legacies, financial windfalls, bankruptcy, alimony, taxes, personal sacrifices, addictions, psychology, latent occult ability, physic experiences, surgeries.

The 9th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Sagittarius

Planetary Ruler: Jupiter

Motto: “I teach”

Body Parts: sciatic nerve, liver, hips and thighs.

Keywords: Belief System, Higher Education, Long-Distance Travel.

It is about what your moral and ethics are, your efforts to understand complex issues (abstract topics), your sense of adventure and exploration.

The ninth house also rules religion, law, publishing, foreign culture, foreign languages, interactions and relationships with foreigners, distant relatives, in-laws, experiences with fortune tellers.

The 10th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Capricorn

Planetary Ruler: Saturn

Motto: “I build”

Body Parts: knees, bones, skin and teeth.

Keywords: Social Success, Professional Destiny, Reputation, Responsibility.

It is about your position in the society, your desire for achievements, how you carve an identity for yourself, your career/profession, where you would excel, your attitude towards abiding by the law.

The tenth house also governs potential fame, professional opportunities, authority figures, judges, government officials, bosses, CEOs, VVIPs, father, fatherhood.

The 11th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Aquarius

Planetary Ruler: Uranus

Motto: “I think”

Body Parts: arteries, ankles, and calves of the legs and shins.

Keywords: Friendships, Networking, Group Associations.

It is about your relationships with friends, supporters and protectors, the position you occupy within your group.

The tenth house also covers casual contacts, the finances of your employer, humanitarian causes, your sense of inner purpose, self-realization, hopes, wishes and dreams.

The 12th House in Astrology

Sign Ruler: Pisces

Planetary Ruler: Neptune

Motto: “I care”

Body Parts: feet, toes and physical pain.

Keywords: Soul Growth, Intuition, Secrets, Dreams.

It is about your inner self, the difficulties you go through in life, skeletons in the closet, activities going on behind the scenes, things that take you away from daily life.

The twelfth house also covers karmic debts, self-deception, self-injury, self-undoing, inner suffering, frustration, mental health, serious illnesses, suicide, widowhood, hidden enemies, secret relationships, hidden agendas, large animals, lost items, hospitals, prisons, asylums, serving others through compassion.

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The Decans in Astrology

Astrological Houses. What They Represent, Meanings and Keywords. The First House in Astrology. The Second House in Astrology. The Third House in Astrology. The Fourth House in Astrology. The Fifth House in Astrology. The Sixth House in Astrology. The Seventh House in Astrology. The Eighth House in Astrology. The Tenth House in Astrology. The Eleventh House in Astrology. The Twelfth House in Astrology.

Try to imagine a whole pizza being divided into 12 equal slices, and each slice has a different flavor – that’s how you can think about the 12 houses of the horoscope. Each astrological house is unique and completely different from the other; it  rules a specific aspect of your life, the type of people and relationships, ideas as well as life challenges, issues and events you might face on the way.

I hope what I have written below will come in helpful for those of you who are keen to explore the world of astrology, and discover what’s written in the stars for you.  

My friend, it can get really overwhelming trying to learn everything about the houses in astrology and their meanings, and I strongly suggest you create your own flash cards to help ingrain what you want to learn into memory. Most importantly, be patient with yourself; Rome wasn’t built in a day, remember?

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