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Planetary Data

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Upcoming Major Astrological Events

Astrology Events

August 2020

Pluto RetrogradePluto RetrogradePluto Retrograde
April 25 through October 4, 2020
at 25º 0' Capricorn at 2:54 PM EDT to 22º 29' Capricorn at 9:32 AM EDT.

Saturn RetrogradeSaturn RetrogradeSaturn Retrograde
May 11 through September 29, 2020
at 1º 57' Aquarius at 12:09 AM EDT to 25º 20' Capricorn at 1:11 EDT.

Jupiter RetrogradeJupiter RetrogradeJupiter Retrograde
May 14 through September 12, 2020
at 27º 14' Capricorn at 10:32 AM EDT to 17º 24' Capricorn at 8:41 PM EDT.

Neptune RetrogradeNeptune RetrogradeNeptune Retrograde
June 23 through November 28, 2020
at 20º 58' Pisces at 12:31 AM EDT to 18º 10' Pisces at 7:36 PM EST.

Chiron RetrogradeChiron RetrogradeChiron Retrograde
July 11 through December 15, 2020
from 9º 26' Aries at 5:09 PM EDT to 4º 56' Aries at 5:17 PM EST.

Venus Enters CancerVenus Enters CancerVenus Enters CancerVenus Enters Cancer
August 7, 2020
at 11:21 AM EDT.

Moon Enters AriesMoon Enters AriesMoon Enters AriesMoon Enters Aries
August 7, 2020
at 9:05 AM EDT.

Mars Square Pluto RxMars Square Pluto RxMars Square Pluto RxMars Square Pluto Rx
August 7 through August 19, 2020
at 23º 5' Capricorn on August 13th at 3:14 AM EDT.

Mercury Trine Chiron RxMercury Trine Chiron RxMercury Trine Chiron RxMercury Trine Chiron Rx
August 8 through August 10, 2020
at 9º 5' Aries on August 9th at 2:02 PM EDT.

Mercury Square Uranus RxMercury Square Uranus RxMercury Square Uranus RxMercury Square Uranus Rx
August 9 through August 11, 2020
at 10º 41' Taurus on August 10th at 8:52 AM EDT.

StargazingStargazing
August 9, 2020
Mars 0.8º North of Moon.

Moon Enters TaurusMoon Enters TaurusMoon Enters TaurusMoon Enters Taurus
August 9, 2020
at 9:28 PM EDT.

Sun Quincunx Jupiter RxSun Quincunx Jupiter RxSun Quincunx Jupiter RxSun Quincunx Jupiter Rx
August 9 through August 13, 2020
at 19º 3' Capricorn on August 11th at 2:35 AM EDT.

Sun Quincunx Neptune RxSun Quincunx Neptune RxSun Quincunx Neptune RxSun Quincunx Neptune Rx
August 10 through August 14, 2020
at 20º 20' Pisces on August 12th at 10:32 AM EDT.

Last Quarter MoonLast Quarter Moon
August 11, 2020
at 19º 28' Taurus at 12:45 PM EDT.

Moon Enters GeminiMoon Enters GeminiMoon Enters GeminiMoon Enters Gemini
August 12, 2020
at 9:46 AM EDT.

StargazingStargazing
August 12, 2020
Perseids Meteor Shower Night of August 12th through Morning of August 13th.

Mercury Quincunx Jupiter RxMercury Quincunx Jupiter RxMercury Quincunx Jupiter RxMercury Quincunx Jupiter Rx
August 13 through August 15, 2020
at 18º 46' Capricorn on August 14th at 7:28 AM EDT.

Sun Trine MarsSun Trine MarsSun Trine MarsSun Trine Mars
August 13 through August 20, 2020
at 24º 9' Aries on August 16th at 10:02 AM EDT -- This always happens shortly before Mars retrograde begins. Watch out! This aspect give us an energy high that crashes when retrograde begins..

Sun Quincunx Pluto RxSun Quincunx Pluto RxSun Quincunx Pluto RxSun Quincunx Pluto Rx
August 13 through August 17, 2020
at 23º 2' Capricorn on August 15th at 6:13 AM EDT.

StargazingStargazing
August 14, 2020
Venus 4.0º South of Moon.

Moon Enters CancerMoon Enters CancerMoon Enters CancerMoon Enters Cancer
August 14, 2020
at 7:35 PM EDT.

Venus Square Chiron RxVenus Square Chiron RxVenus Square Chiron RxVenus Square Chiron Rx
August 14 through August 18, 2020
at 8º 54' Aries on August 16th at 7:59 PM EDT.

Mercury Quincunx Neptune RxMercury Quincunx Neptune RxMercury Quincunx Neptune RxMercury Quincunx Neptune Rx
August 14 through August 16, 2020
at 20º 16' Pisces on August 15th at 1:13 AM EDT.

Mercury Quincunx Pluto RxMercury Quincunx Pluto RxMercury Quincunx Pluto RxMercury Quincunx Pluto Rx
August 15 through August 17, 2020
at 23º 1' Capricorn on August 16th at 9:38 AM EDT.

Sun Conjunct MercurySun Conjunct MercurySun Conjunct MercurySun Conjunct Mercury
August 15 through August 19, 2020
at 25º 10' Leo on August 17th -- This signals the half-way point to our next Mercury retrograde.

Mercury Trine MarsMercury Trine MarsMercury Trine MarsMercury Trine Mars
August 15 through August 18, 2020
at 24º 21' Aries on August 17th at 1:29 AM EDT.

Uranus RetrogradeUranus RetrogradeUranus Retrograde
August 15, 2020 through January 14, 2021
at 10º 42' Taurus at 10:25 AM EDT to 6º 43' Taurus at 3:36 AM EST.

Definitions

Sign Change
Sign Change When a planet crosses into a new sign, it can create a whole new energy in the area that planet governs.
Trine
Trine Trines, 120 degree angles, are the most positive aspects in Astrology. When 2 planets are Trine, they are in the same element (Earth, Air, Fire, or Water), and they are working together in harmony. They can usually generate positive situations with no effort at all.
Sextile
Sextile When planets are sextile, they are 60 degrees apart. Sextiles can bring positive outcomes, but only with some effort on our parts.
Quincunx
Quincunx A Quincunx is also sometimes called an Inconjunction. When planets are quincunx they are neither sharing the same element (Earth, Air, Fire, or Water) nor the same qualities (Cardinal, Fixed, or Mutable). That means there is nothing mutual for them to share, and the two planets will not function together. Quincunxs are actually minor aspects, and their influence is more subtle.
Conjunction
Conjunction When two planets are conjunct, whether or not it will be positive or negative depends upon the planet. In most cases it is negative, except when Venus or Jupiter are involved. Venus and Jupiter have a tendencey to sweeten planets in this position.
Opposition
Opposition When planets are at a 180 degree opposition, it usually brings challenges and conflicts. They will always be in the same element (Cardinal, Fixed, or Mutable). Occasionally an opposition can bring more of a reflection period, especially when the Moon is involved.
Square
Square Squares are 90 degree angles, and they will also be in the same quality (Cardinal, Fixed, or Mutable) as oppositions. Squares can bring very difficult situations, especially when 3 planets line up in a T-square, or 4 planets align to make a grand cross. Expect conflicts when dealing with squares, especially when Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune or Pluto are involved.
Retrograde
Retrograde When any planet is at it's retrograde station (at the point of changing from a forward to a backward motion), it will cause difficulities depending upon the area that it rules. When Mercury, Venus, or Mars turn retrograde we watch the entire retrograde path, but the outer planets usually only influence us when they are at their stations.
Direct Station
Direct Station Direct station is the point a planet reaches when it is ending it's retrograde and in the process of changing from a backward to a forward motion. All planets can be difficult a few days before and after their direct stations.

The Planets

Sun
The Sun The Sun governs Leo, and he represents our characters. Because the Sun is so much larger than any other planet in our solarsystem, our sun-signs are most often emphasized in Astrology. When the Sun is afflicted we usually feel it personally. But, because he moves so quickly through the zodiac (12 signs in 1 year), his aspects usually last about a day or two.
Moon
The Moon The Moon is the natural ruler of Cancer, and she represents our emotions and our dark sides. The Moon also rules motherhood and the home. Because the Moon is so close to the earth, her gravity can even affect our tides. When the Moon is afflicted, our emotions can go topsy-turvy, and some will HOWL! Luckily the Moon moves very quickly (12 signs in 30 days), so her aspects only last a few hours.
Mercury
Mercury Mercury is the ruler of Gemini and Virgo. He is the god of communication and transportation. Mercury also governs the mind. When Mercury is afflicted one can expect misunderstandings and delays. Mercury can also be the "trickster," especially when he is in retrograde.
Venus
Venus Venus rules Taurus and Libra, and she presides over love, relationships, and money. When Venus is afflicted, she can upset us almost as much as the Moon, and her aspects last about a day or two. Some astrologers believe that Venus also controls our blood sugar, and people with sugar problems may notice issues cropping up when Venus is at a negative aspect to Uranus or Pluto.
Mars
Mars Mars, governor of Aries, rules energy and sex. Mars is the warrior, and he is our defender. I heard an astrologer say that Mars rules all things that rhyme with Mars like wars and cars. When Mars is afflicted, get ready, because a fight could be brewing. When Mars aspects Uranus negatively, automobile accidents become more likely.
Jupiter
Jupiter Jupiter, the ruler of Sagittarius, is the largest planet in our solar system, and one of the brightest "stars" in the night sky. Jupiter is the great humaniarian of the zodiac, and he brings luck and opportunities. When Jupiter is at a negative aspect to another planet, we can expect our optimism and our luck to drop. Jupiter can also increase wasteful behavior when afflicted.
Saturn
Saturn Saturn is the last planet that could be seen by naked-eye, ancient astrologers. Saturn rules Capricorn, and he is the drill sergeant of the zodiac. Negative aspects with Saturn can bring up what we fear, but positive aspects can actually bring rewards. That is, if we have been working hard and doing what we belive in our hearts to be morally correct. If we haven't, Saturn will slap us upside the head.
Uranus
Uranus Uranus is the higher octave of Saturn and the ruler of Aquarius. Where Saturn believes in personal work and the earth, Uranus looks at society and the universe. Uranus is sometimes called the electric planet, because he can bring shocking events. Also, a Uranus aspect can never be predicted, it can end up positive or negative. Uranus believes in thinking outside of the box, and he governs Science, Technology, and the Internet.
Neptune
Neptune Neptune, the ruler of Pisces, is the higher octave of Jupiter. Where Jupiter rules opportunities, Neptune rules possibilities. Neptune governs our dreams, our creativity, and our psychic energy. Magic, fantasy, and avoiding our problems is Neptune's domain. When Neptune is afflicted we could find ourselves victim of our own imaginations. A situation or a person can appear to be much more than they really are when Neptune is influencing the planets.
Pluto
Pluto Even though astronomers have scratched Pluto off the list of planets in our solar system, astrologers never will. Pluto, the ruler of Scorpio, is an extremely powerful planet. Negative aspects with Pluto, especially outer planets aspecting Pluto, can bring tremendous social upheaval. We have been watching Pluto, the higher octave of Mars, long enough to witness and even predict the forceful changes he will bring. Pluto rules death and rebirth is called the planet of transformations.