Saturn Retrograde

The Astrology of 2020 Part 4: The Role of Saturn

by Sarah Varcas 21 August 2020

  ‘Embrace’ by Marc Eden   Endgames and Game-Changers By Sarah Varcas   Saturn’s 2020 Timeline 12th January: conjunct Pluto in Capricorn 22nd March: enters Aquarius 11th May: stations retrograde 1st July: retrogrades back into Capricorn 29th September: stations direct 17th December: re-enters Aquarius (remaining there until March 2023) 21st December: conjunct Jupiter in Aquarius […]

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5th June 2020: Lunar Eclipse in 16th degree of Sagittarius

by Sarah Varcas 28 May 2020

      Courageous Hearts by Sarah Varcas This is the first of three eclipses this eclipse season, which also features a solar eclipse on the Gemini/Cancer cusp on 21st June 2020 and a lunar eclipse in Capricorn on 5th July 2020. All dates are UT This lunar eclipse raises the issue of dependence and […]

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Saturn & Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn until September/October 2019

by Sarah Varcas 3 May 2019

      The Shadow Illuminated By Sarah Varcas   What happens in January 2020? You may already know we have a big moment coming up on 12th/13th January 2020 when a conjunction between Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn heralds the beginning of a new developmental cycle lasting in excess of thirty years. Whilst the […]

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April 2018 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 25 March 2018

      Hard As Steel, Soft As Silk By Sarah Varcas   This month sees a concentration of energy in the signs of Capricorn and Aries, favouring pragmatic action fuelled by self-confidence and well-honed instinct. If you struggle with a lack of self-confidence and low self-esteem, draw upon this energy to challenge the debilitating […]

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6th April – 25th August 2017: Saturn Retrograde in Sagittarius

by Sarah Varcas 15 May 2017

    Betraying Ourselves No More By Sarah Varcas   In Sagittarius, Saturn requires a broader view of our lives, beyond our personal present. It helps us identify connections between apparently random experiences and reveals how past decisions, attitudes and behaviours have painted the picture that is our life today. If we find ourselves frustrated or […]

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30th June / 1st July – 17th September 2015: Asteroid Juno in Virgo

by Sarah Varcas 30 June 2015

      Wild Within, Wild Without By Sarah Varcas   As Juno journeys through Virgo she illuminates our commitment to Mother Earth who has sustained us across millennia. She reminds us how profoundly humanity has abused her loyalty, taking her riches for granted as she nurtures us, body and soul. In her travels through […]

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14th/15th June – 17th/18th September 2015: Saturn in Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 8 June 2015

      Gifts That Last a Lifetime By Sarah Varcas   As part of its current retrograde passage Saturn returns to Scorpio for a final three months before settling in Sagittarius until the end of 2017. Its mission is to tie up loose ends left over from its stay in Scorpio between October 2012 and […]

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June 2015 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 29 May 2015

      Creative Awakening By Sarah Varcas   The month ahead comes with a fluid and creative underlying energy, gentle yet powerful, bringing to mind deep currents beneath a still surface. It’s time to embrace our creativity whatever that means for us. We don’t have to be Picasso or Beethoven to do this. No […]

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21st/22nd July – 21st/22nd December 2014: Uranus Retrograde

by Sarah Varcas 17 July 2014

      Cosmic Liberator by Sarah Varcas   Uranus stations retrograde in Aries at 10:33 p.m. GMT on 21st July. I mentioned its connection with the direct station of Saturn yesterday, as the two are inextricably linked. While Saturn approaches the completion of its journey through the landscape of shadows and fear, Uranus begins […]

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20th July 2014: Saturn Stations Direct in Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 17 July 2014

      The Blessings Of Forbearance   by Sarah Varcas   Saturn stations direct at 7:57 pm GMT on 21st July, thus completing its retrograde passage begun at the start of March. In Scorpio many have felt its effects, making life heavy and the more challenging aspects of human nature particularly prevalent and hard […]

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