Astrological terms used in my horoscopes and daily astrology pages.
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Chiron Rx [ retrograde ]In 2023, Chiron is retrograde from July 23 to December 26. While Chiron is retrograde, we reassess our mental and physical health programs or efforts.
Jupiter Rx [ retrograde ]In 2023, Jupiter is retrograde from September 4 to December 30. It's not unusual for Jupiter to be retrograde--in fact, it's retrograde approximately 32% of the time. Jupiter transits Taurus during its retrograde cycle in 2023. During this period, we might explore different or unusual perspectives, belief systems, or sets of morals. Temporarily, we may not feel as lucky in an outward sense or optimistic. Our enthusiasm for current projects may wane a little as we slow down and re-examine things. This can naturally help us pace ourselves.
Mars is retrograde [ retrograde ]When Mars is in its retrograde cycle, we are forced to re-assess our current projects, our approach to getting what we want, and our desire nature. Rather than directly assert our desires, we tend towards introspection. We can be hesitant about taking action, second-guessing our instincts or our natural impulses rather than acting upon them.
Neptune Rx [ retrograde ]Neptune is often retrograde--approximately 43% of the time! In 2023, Neptune retrogrades from June 30 to December 6.
Pluto Rx [ retrograde ]Pluto is retrograde approximately 45% of the time. In 2023, Pluto is retrograde from May 1 to October 10. In 2024, Pluto is retrograde from May 2 to October 11.
Saturn Rx [ retrograde ]In 2023, Saturn is retrograde from June 17 to November 4. Note that Saturn is retrograde approximately 38% of the time. In 2023, Saturn is in Pisces during its retrograde cycle. In 2024, Saturn is retrograde from June 29 to November 15 in Pisces. During this period..."Slowing down makes sense. Expansion or additions to our existing responsibilities and projects can be stressful now. We need to reduce and simplify. Delays may occur now, but these give us the chance to correct our errors and refine our work."
Uranus Rx [ retrograde ]Uranus is retrograde approximately 40% of the time! This year, Uranus is retrograde from August 28th, 2023, to January 27th, 2024. During the retrograde Uranus cycle, we're less overt with our crusades, rebellions, or freedom-seeking. We might get in touch with has prevented us from living more spontaneously and authentically.