Horoscopes// Meet the Signs// Planets in Retrograde in 2020
By Madam Asteria
ARIES (March 21 - April 19) Are you really gonna let pizza rat outshine you? Go feral! Absolutely batshit crazy! Universe gives you permission.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20) Stand absolutely still. Super still. The cuddles will come to you.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 20) Be a public nuisance and chase your dreams. Galoshes, hardhat, and a plastic coat decorated by a toddler is the required uniform.
CANCER (June 21 - July 22) On all levels, including physical, you are disgusted.
LEO (July 23 - August 22) Be known! Interpret yourself on so many levels that others are required to study you in high school literature class.
VIRGO (August 23 - September 22) Stars say: wait. It comes. What, exactly, they aren’t sure. But that’s what makes it so exciting.
LIBRA (September 23 - October 22) Cha-Cha Real Smooth! Break it Down Now Y’all! Stars Said So!
SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21) Ha Ha!! You should’ve seen your face! You were like, ‘oh no, betrayal!’
SAGITARIUS (November 22 - December 21) You’re friends aren’t mad. It just may be time to let them TEDtalk while you TEDlisten.
CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19) Sometimes the reason you can’t find the adult in a situation is because you are the adult. It’s time. Take the monocle with pride.
AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18) You think you’re unpredictable. But really, you’re just a spooky LARP’er. And that’s okay!
PISCES (February 19 - March 20). You feel so much, all the time. Take your tears, water the plants. But remember some herbs prefer screams of frustration!
MEET THE SIGNS
PISCES: Sun approx. February 19 - March 20
Symbol: Two fish swimming in opposite directions, meant to represent that Pisces often feel that they are being pulled in different directions and find it difficult to make concrete decisions.
Planetary Ruler: Neptune (modern) representing inspiration, dreams and illusion, and Jupiter (traditional), representing reach, possibility, and broader purpose.
Element: Water - these signs are associated with emotions, intuition and fluidity. Modality: Mutable - flexible, adaptable, changeable. Although they can be inconsistent and lack follow through, they are quick to make adjustments and adapt.
Season: Winter. 12th House: 12th and last sign of the zodiac. The 12th House rules soul, soul growth, karma, self-undoing, private/hidden matters and spirituality. Metal: Tin and Platinum. Stone: Aquamarine (enhances psychic tendencies), Amethyst (arguments spirituality, and used to enhance calmness. In addition it enhances one’s understanding of hidden things and increases one’s patience), and Jade. Flowers: Water Lily, Violet, and Orchid Color: Sea Green (fertility, renewal and faith) and Lavender (spiritual healing and cosmic consciousness). Anatomy: Feet, Veins. Key Words: Intuitive, dreamy, artistic. Sympathetic, sensitive, compassionate, perceptive, tender, impressionable.
PLANETS IN RETROGRADE IN 2020
FEBRUARY 17 - MARCH 10: MERCURY RETROGRADE IN PISCES AND AQUARIUS You may encounter difficulties and delays in communication, intellect, details, finances, and transport. Mercury retrograde in Pisces can increase awareness and intuition.
JUNE 18TH – JULY 12TH: MERCURY RETROGRADE IN CANCER
Feelings start to affect our judgment, and we can’t count on our intuition. We focus on family, house, children, and we risk becoming introverted.
OCTOBER 14TH – NOVEMBER 3RD: MERCURY RETROGRADE IN SCORPIO AND LIBRA
We should not take things too seriously or try to manipulate other people: it will lead to issues. We become bothered by any injustice, but it is also a time when we find it difficult to make decisions. Issues in intimate relationships can occur.
MAY 13TH – JUNE 25TH: VENUS RETROGRADE IN GEMINI
We reconsider all our values in order to figure out if they still make sense or if they need to be adjusted. The energy of Venus retrograde in Gemini is a “karmic signature” of soul and mind. Venus retrograde in Gemini will teach us that expressed love can solve any issue.
SEPTEMBER 9TH – NOVEMBER 14TH: MARS RETROGRADE IN ARIES You will feel frustrated and helpless. They need to be patient and to take as much time as they need.
MAY 14TH – SEPTEMBER 13TH: JUPITER RETROGRADE IN CAPRICORN During the retrograde motion of Jupiter, people tend to learn from their own experience. You will learn to never count on other people’s help and you will become more adaptable to reality.
MAY 11TH – SEPTEMBER 29TH: SATURN RETROGRADE IN AQUARIUS AND CAPRICORN
During the periods when Saturn is in retrograde motion, you will encounter delays or blockages while doing certain activities. You will work harder to accomplish your plans, and require better organizing of information. You will need patience and perseverance.
AUGUST 12TH, 2019 – JANUARY 11TH, 2020: URANUS RETROGRADE IN TAURUS
While Uranus is in retrograde motion, it is good to expect any kind of surprises. Uranus can cause extreme situations and chaos. You can be overwhelmed by anxiety or desire.
JUNE 23RD – NOVEMBER 29TH: NEPTUNE RETROGRADE IN PISCES Neptune in Pisces urges us towards mysticism, forcing us to listen to our intuition and imagination, to use our imagination, to explore our fantasies, while its retrograde motion compels us to face the reality, to not let ourselves prey to dreams, it brings us with the feet on the ground, and it makes us face our fears and anxieties. This is a time when hidden secrets and truths can come out.
APRIL 25TH – OCTOBER 4TH: PLUTO RETROGRADE IN CAPRICORN Pluto retrograde is associated with the demolition and destruction of certain situations out of the necessity to innovate and to find motivation, truth, and inner peace. It gets us ready for a period of major changes, rebirth, and full reconstruction when it will restart its direct motion. Pluto retrograde in Capricorn is pushing us to investigate our organizing capacity, self-control, and self-education, the capacity to plan, to take concrete actions, to manage resources, and the ability to progress to a new level through our own efforts, work, maturity, and seriousness.