Mercury Retrograde ☿ Winter 2017

Dec 3 – 22, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary […]

Uranus Retrograde in Aries ♅ Aug 2 – Jan 2

Aug 2 – Jan 2, 2018 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn […]

Neptune Retrograde in Pisces ♆ June 16 – Nov 22

June 16 – Nov 22, 2017 Neptune turns retrograde for five months every year. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning […]

Mercury Retrograde in Aries ☿ Apr 20 – May 3

This retrograde period is a continuation from Taurus starting April 9, now running in Aries through April 20 – May 3. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this […]

Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn 🐐 Apr 20 – Sep 28

Apr 20 – Sep 28, 2017 Pluto is retrograde about 5 months out of the year. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a […]

Saturn Retrograde in Sagittarius ♄ Apr 5 – Aug 25

Apr 5 – Aug 25, 2017 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn […]

Venus Retrograde in Pisces ⚢ Apr 2-15

Apr 2–15, 2017 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more about retrograde. […]

Mercury Retrograde in Taurus ☿ Spring 2017

In total, Mercury is in Taurus from Mar 31 – June 6. The retrograde period occurs first in Taurus from April 9 – 20, then continues in Aries until May 3. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower […]

Venus Retrograde in Aries ⚢ Mar 4 – Apr 2

March 4 – Apr 2, 2017 Learn about Venus. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click […]

Jupiter Retrograde in Libra ♃ Feb 5 – June 9

Feb 5 – June 9, 2017 Click here to learn about Jupiter. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the […]

Mercury Retrograde in Capricorn 🐐 Dec 18 – Jan 4

Dec 18 – Jan 4, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the […]

Mars Retrograde in Scorpio ♂ May 27 – June 29

May 27 – June 29, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Once every two years, Mars turns retrograde for approximately three months. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar […]

Mars Retrograde in Sagittarius ♂ Apr 17 – May 27

Apr 17 – May 27, 2016 Click here to learn about Mars. Once every two years, Mars turns retrograde for approximately three months. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar […]

Jupiter Retrograde in Virgo ♃ Jan 7 – May 9

Jan 7 – May 9, 2016 Click here to learn about Jupiter. Jupiter is retrograde approximately 4 months out of the year. To be very clear, planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in […]