but what happens during this transit is essential for what comes when Saturn crosses your descendant. During this trine which can last a month or closer to a year depending on when it occurs vis-a-vis Saturn’s retrograde, you feel more comfortable with who you are. The roots of our … The last time it was in the fixed air sign was in 1994, and this major shift is the start of a new two-and-a-half-year cycle. When we give in to compulsive behaviors, we give up self-control, and guilt undermines our lives. You’re learning to require a reasonable level of respect from your relationships, not only to employers, clients, and co-workers, but to people in your personal life as well. If you’ve cut corners, however, this can be a time of dealing with those consequences and making things right. Others might be encountering difficulties with discipline or increased demands from children. We move towards more unconventionality, independence, and freedom in our social relationships under this influence. Allowing one another freedom of expression, and treating others fairly, unselfishly, and impartially, are themes now. That is the core message when Saturn transits Aquarius. There can be similar themes shared, but the full experience is different depending on Saturn’s position by house and aspect in an individual’s personal natal chart. When this square does happen, you may experience some form of disillusionment with regards to an important person in your life, with an authority figure, or with your personal plans and objectives. The final one happens when Saturn has left Aquarius for Pisces, on March 21, 2023, at 1 Pisces 35 (Jupiter at 16 Aries 35) (final), Saturn semi-square Chiron on February 23, 2023 at 28° Aquarius 35′ (this continues later with Saturn in Pisces), Saturn semi-sextile Pluto on March 3, 2023 at 29° Aquarius 34′ (standalone). Mar  7, 2023     8:34 AM  EST Saturn enters Pisces. You’re an earth sign, so you tend to be on the more materialistic side. Your natural talents can contribute more to your personal income than previously. The shadow side of this position is allowing ourselves to be victimized or deluded, as well as evasiveness. This is a major, major period of your life, Aquarius. We need to reach within and pull out our own inner strength — to rely on ourselves. In some ways, this can be considered a reset button–a chance to build anew. If we were riding high during a high-speed Uranus transit just before Saturn “hit”, this period can mark a significant time in our lives when we “pay” for the risks we may have taken during that Uranus phase. Eventually and ideally, we understand that it is only ourselves who we can control. With Jupiter and Saturn conjunct in Aquarius, we value practical accomplishment on human and technological levels. For those of you who are in committed partnerships, there can be some strains on your bond during this cycle. Note that Saturn forms a square to the Sun approximately every 14-15 years, and it is usually in influence for approximately 9 months. For example, there may be a loss of one form of income, or insecurity about same, which leads to adjustments. You might begin to view casual friendships as superficial and unsatisfying, and want more. Weeding out what seems now to be superfluous social associations from your life is very likely during this transit as you become more serious about what you want, on a personal level, from your life. Disillusionment is a possibility, as you are beginning to see your relationship without rose-colored glasses. Those that are strong will endure and strengthen. You’re one of the (if not the) hardest-working signs, and the next couple of years marks a period when your obligations are reeeaaally piling up. Indeed, problem areas in a relationship may magnify or illuminate in the beginning stages of this transit, and while flaws can appear bigger than they objectively are, eventually you’re likely to get to the point of increased clarity. From July 1st to December 17th, 2020, Saturn is back in Capricorn to finish up. Ideally, we seek ways to improve, simplify, quantify, and make practical or bring ideas down to earth. Although you may have a desire to make contacts, you are now rather preoccupied with learning or increased errands and daily “busy-ness” and you may view idle chit-chat as a waste of precious time or simply a lesser priority. Sometimes, this transit is associated with problems with the teeth, bones in general, and the skin. Your health is also a focus right now. When Saturn transits the 6th house you enter a period of self-adjustment and re-organisation where you can … It’s possible that you now view these responsibilities as obligations or as burdensome, or you simply feel their weight more than you did before. It is also associated with mechanical breakdowns in your life. For Scorpio: Home, family, personal, and nurturing or sustenance matters are areas that require increased discipline, realism, tradition, and structure. The term of this transit is one of greater realism and practicality. You might instead be in the very responsible position to take care of others’ money or resources, and this is a job you don’t take lightly. You may sometimes feel pushed to discover your independence or to rely on yourself during this period. Overall, your life is likely to feel more stable, and you’ll generally feel more comfortable with who you are. We are not ourselves. Pisces never sees the world in black-and-white terms. (Please note that I have also interpreted Saturn in Aquarius in summary format for each sign in the 2020 Preview Horoscopes). It’s a time of tackling fears of losing control, and it’s a good time to work on a plan to reduce debt. A relationship can encounter some tests or complications, but if it’s strong, it will weather the storm and you could decide to take it to another level. Tests can come to work and working relationships during this cycle. Saturn Transit 2020, 2021 and 2022: Hard task master enters own sign earth sign Capricorn from January, 24 th 2020, 12:10 PM. As this transit progresses, you are likely to discover your true needs from partnerships, as well as what you can realistically give to a partner. At some point during Saturn’s stay in the sign of Aquarius, he forms a harmonious sextile to your Sun (or Ascendant). This transit is about critical attention to and the firming up of your knowledge, belief systems, training, and legal issues. This aspect also occurs for fellow Air sign, Gemini. Relationship tests are likely. In 2020, those born with a Capricorn Ascendant of 0 to 2 degrees, and those born from December 22 to 24, are most directly affected. This is a good time to be more frugal due to your increased desire to feel secure and safe. Look for overlapping or unnecessary expenses and other redundancies, and aim to rid yourself of material clutter during this cycle. Your outlook on life changes as you adopt a more serious, mature, and responsible attitude. Depending on your current circumstances, it can be the opposite–fear of losing some level of support. How can you manage your day-to-day life, and your body, more effectively? You may initially feel bogged down by what seems like undue pressure in your routines or everyday life. It can also be a period of teaching others or coming to the end of a cycle of learning, personal interests, or business. The same is true of any form of compulsive behavior and addiction. This period in your life is a time for building a solid foundation. The last time Saturn moved through Aquarius and this area of your chart was from 1991-1994. Intimacy may seem to dry up before it gets better, but it does get better! Saturn rewards patience and common sense. Saturn wants you to work smarter, not necessarily harder. You are challenged to take care of unfinished business, regroup, process, and heal. Weeding out what seems now to be frivolous or unsatisfying from your life is possible at this time as you become more serious about what you want on a personal level. There may be tests of sorts in these areas of life as if the universe is checking that the foundations are strong. Saturn rules your solar eleventh house of friends, hopes, and dreams, and during its transit of your solar twelfth house, there can be a retiring, somewhat withdrawn or private element to your social life. You are taking a realistic look at what you’ve built and what you’ve achieved. Saturn’s progress into a new sign – even temporarily for the next few months – means we need to focus (Saturn) on the future (Aquarius). Perhaps your faith is tested in some way, and you begin to feel more skeptical of some of your most basic assumptions about life itself. There can be some strain on a friendship due to an increased focus on other areas of life for some of you. Teaching or guiding can supplement your income. The last time Saturn moved through Aquarius was from 1991-early 1994. At this time in your life, you know what your responsibilities are–and you meet them. Domestic duties and obligations to your family may seem on the increase with Saturn’s transit of the sector of your solar chart that governs home, family, and support systems, dear Scorpio. There is a fine line with rules-oriented Saturn in break-the-rules Aquarius, and it’s up to us to marry the two in useful, constructive ways. The Capricorn New Moon cycle ends and the Aquarius New Moon cycle begins. When this transit occurs, you might encounter opposition or resistance to your personal plans and goals, which forces you to re-evaluate your current projects or commitments. The areas of your life that require a “back to basics” approach are associated with the sector of your solar chart that governs personal finances, income derived from your own efforts (this excludes shared finances and financial support through debts and rebates), personal possessions, self-esteem, personal talents, and personal values. While this period can be a tad stark at times, particularly when Saturn forms a quincunx to your Sun or Ascendant, there are some dazzling spots, making it a rewarding period overall, particularly if you focus more on long-term benefits and less on short-term frustrations. What are your deep-rooted compulsions? It may be that in certain ways, these areas of life are expanding and developing, but that in other ways, there are restrictions, more discipline, and simplification. You’ll probably lose a few (or more) friends, but it’s time to find a new, better crew. Saturn rules limitations (makes sense, since it’s the farthest planet from Earth still visible to the naked eye), constrictions (interesting, since everyone knows Saturn for its rings), and structure. Perhaps the best way to “handle” hard Saturn transits to personal planets and points is to avoid fighting these lessons. For those not in committed relationships, it is quite unlikely that you’ll enter a new long-term partnership or commitment rashly. For some, one project or relationship ends while another one begins. This is a career-building stage. You’re straightening out key areas of your life. Seek ways to balance your activities and responsibilities. With Saturn, a desire to gain control is present, and some of us might attempt to control the people in our lives, but this is a difficult and frustrating path to take. We cannot talk about Saturn in Aquarius without putting it into the context of Jupiter-Saturn … I can't stand it when Saturn gets a bad rap because that is not how Astrology is supposed to work. This puts Saturn opposite your sign, and significant relationships with others as well as the mirror of your own personality provided through your relationships with others are the focus. This transit acts to transform your self-confidence in such a way that you question the source of your confidence to date, and discover a more solid base for pulling up inner strength and thus true confidence. In 2020, those born with a Sun or Ascendant of 0-2 degrees of Gemini and born from approximately May 21-23 are most directly affected. Time to either make dreams a reality or scrap. It’s time for our attention to turn on Saturn, the change agent planet that realigns structures and delivers long lasting achievement, enters the sign of Aquarius. Delays and little but irksome problems might be experienced. As well, your style of communication can help or hinder you, and Saturn’s transit helps you see where you’ve limited yourself in the past because you’ve been communicating too little, too much, or too ineffectively. You are capable of tremendous effort to further your goals. 01feb9:05 amVenus enters AquariusPlanetary Ingress9:05 am EST Event Type :Planetary Ingress, Venus enters Aquarius Saturn feels secure, strong, and comfortably at home in Aquarius, but discovers a different kind of expression than when … Saturn again enters its other sign Aquarius from … Firming up areas of your life that have become wasteful can benefit you in many ways. There has been an atmosphere of anticipation building during the year of being on the precipice of a new era, while simultaneously old issues have resurfaced in need of resolution. In 2022, 12 to 25 degrees Gemini are the direct transits. Saturn’s move into your solar second house marks a new stage of taking stock of your effectiveness, self-worth, and finances. Venus is in Pisces from February 25-March 21, 2021. Another important theme emerging with this transit is taking an honest and mature look at jealousy. Alternatively, you might meet someone with whom you establish a serious friendship at this time, or you might become a member of a group or affiliation that you devote much of your time to. We have an unusual situation in which Saturn, the conservative planet, is in a progressive sign, Aquarius, while Uranus, the progressive planet, is in a conservative sign, Taurus. This means Saturn is comfortable in Aquarius. You might recognize the need to concentrate, focus, and specialize now, and this is a period for adding more structure to your life by setting reasonable but definite goals. Do your best not to dwell on past failures or guilt for what you haven’t done during this cycle. By the end of the transit, you will have ideally discovered what it is that truly and honestly offers you hope and optimism as well as that which fuels your drive. An unusually large number of planets/bodies are in Aquarius at the time of this lunation. When Saturn forms a hard aspect to a personal point in our chart, we might feel that everything is slowed down–we encounter delays, frustrations, and pressures. Your natural talents can contribute more to your personal income than previously. Choose your friends wisely. Saturn transits can also be considered times of conservation in whatever area of life that Saturn is affecting. Dedication to one or two meaningful pursuits or undertakings can be significantly more satisfying than spreading ourselves around. 11feb2:06 pmNew Moon on February 11, 2021in Aquarius2:06 pm EST Event Type :Lunations. Saturn moving through your health sector might concern you. Some sort of buckling down is necessary at this time, and you might perceive limitations as coming from other people or from “unlucky” circumstances. It’s simple! Saturn will be moving in retrograde motion from 11 th May to 29 th September 2020. You might also enjoy increased motivation and determination to kick bad habits and routines. 20feb7:52 pmMercury turns direct in AquariusDirect Station7:52 pm EST Event Type :Stations, Mercury ends its retrograde today and now turns direct at 11° Aquarius 01' after over three weeks of retrograde motion. You might feel more powerful because you have given up attempting to control things you cannot or should not control, and you will have gained a healthy feeling of self-mastery. You might feel some disdain for the superficial workings of casual friendships, and begin to feel uncomfortable and self-conscious about “going through the motions,” doing and saying the right things, and so forth. While different configurations occurred back then, some overall themes can re-emerge in 2020-2023. When restrictive Saturn is in your opposite sign, it marks a period of imbalance in your life—especially regarding your relationships, both romantic and otherwise. Jupiter here helps you find ways to enjoy what you’re doing, or at the very least, recognize that you’re growing through it, even as you work on the tougher stuff. 25feb8:11 amVenus enters PiscesPlanetary Ingress8:11 am EST Event Type :Planetary Ingress, Venus enters Pisces The brilliant Jupiter-Saturn alignment in December 2020 occurs in your sign. There can be nice opportunities to make long-lasting connections. It can be felt most strongly earlier or later in the cycle, depending on whether you were born earlier or later in the sign of Virgo. In fact, you might be faced with life events that force you to restructure these things, or at least provide you with the motivation to get your act together. Ultimately, you’ll feel better about your duties, work, or services after realistically assessing matters and making the necessary adjustments. If you were born with Saturn in Aquarius in your birth chart, at some point in the approximately two and a half years that Saturn transits Aquarius, you experience your Saturn Return. And even if you’re not going to school, this is a period when your mind is expanding in big ways. This is a cycle in which you need to define, understand, and crystallize your significant relationships with others. One of the major sources of stress and guilt in our lives stems from uncertainty. During this cycle, you are working on solidifying your identity–exploring your roots (where you came from)–so that when Saturn begins its transit through your solar fifth house years down the road (in 2023), you will be ready to differentiate yourself from others and embark on some important work on your ego. Saturn in Aquarius is one of the most anticipated transits of the year. In 2020, those most directly affected by this transit are those born from approximately June 21-23 and those with an Ascendant of 0 to 2 degrees Cancer. It’s a good time to see these things more clearly, although sometimes sternly. Saturn Transit in the Twelfth House and Its Results. This transit is also about the ways you are rewarded by others, not just through income, but through basic respect. If you hold yourself accountable for handling your sh*t, Saturn can help bring immense structure and lasting value to your life, but if you’re lazy and avoid obligations, it can cause difficulties and block your progress. In terms of career and projects, outward signs of progress may not be as forthcoming, yet the work that you do during this transit will lay a foundation for future success and progress. Ambiguity is less tolerated in your life, particularly with others. While this aspect is active, however, we can feel some real frustration. Just as a mid-life crisis is experienced differently by different people, Saturn’s transit of the tenth house holds different meanings for different people. From 12 th July 2022 Saturn moving in retrograde mode again enters earth sign Capricorn. Issues at home and with your family are being highlighted to a degree that you simply can’t ignore them—it’s time to take care of business. The areas of your life that require a “back to basics” approach are associated with the sector of your solar chart that rules higher learning, belief systems, travel, and adventurous experiences. Capricorn represents governments, corporations, the status quo, and capitalism. In 2023, Saturn is retrograde in Pisces, not Aquarius. This is a good time for organized learning in the form of taking courses and finding solid and useful ways to improve your skills. 1º Aquarius 39′ to 13º Aquarius 31′. You’ll be learning your true capabilities, and since too-high expectations can have a way of producing guilt, weighing us down, this reality check is useful. Saturn will not return to your sign for another 28-30 years, in fact. It’s a wonderful time to monetize or solidify a hobby. Things nag at the back of our minds. There may also be a heavy workload. In fact, Saturn knows better than us and does know when something is due. Saturn’s journey through this earth sign has highlighted issues related to oppressive world leaders, problems in the global economy, and societal inequalities like classism, racism, homophobia, sexism…you get the point. The end result is a newfound identity and a realistic understanding of the self. Note that when Saturn is challenged by aspect during this cycle, a realistic look can skew to an unrealistically negative perception. However, this does not necessarily mean that we will feel comfortable during this time. Saturn demands simplicity, definition, realism, and truth wherever it touches our charts. That means it’s time to focus on getting rid of outdated relationships, distancing yourself from activities and settings that aren’t healthy, ending unnecessary beef with others, cutting your losses, and not dwelling on the past. Some of you might begin new studies as you subconsciously prepare for Saturn’s next house transit (after this transit, Saturn will come to the peak of your solar chart). It’s a fine time to show the world what you can do. Saturn in Aquarius 2020 to 2023: General Influences, Saturn in Aquarius Transit: Relationships/Love, Saturn in Aquarius and the Signs of the Zodiac (Horoscopes). However, it is generally steady, if slow to come by. There is a great need now to structure your life by way of schedules, managing daily details and your time more effectively. Many of you (especially those with a Taurus Ascendant) can enjoy a career peak of sorts at some point during this cycle — this is a time of achievement, accomplishment, harvest, recognition, and the taking on of new responsibilities. For example, you may be working on projects that yield little or nothing in terms of immediate financial gain that will, in fact, assist your career years down the road. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use. Keeping this aspect of your partnership alive requires work. These effects don’t cancel one another out; instead, they coexist. This transit tends to reduce uncertainty and offers a welcome reprieve from feelings of guilt and fear. However, because you are more discriminating now, the pickings might seem to be slim. Mercury first turned retrograde on January 30th at 26° Aquarius 29'. While this influence weaves  in and out in 2020, you’ll experience it more consistently from December 17th, 2020, forward. Serious study or training and detail work, possibly decreased interactions with others, tests of ideas and studies. But tying up loose ends is powerful, setting the stage for new beginnings later on. This can be a time when you feel renewed and ready to work for what you want. This process can be useful up to a certain point, as you are learning to see yourself more realistically–without rose-colored glasses–so that you can move forward with a stronger sense of purpose. Have you worked hard enough to feel good about “playing hard”? The twelfth house is a comfortable area for you–you understand it more than most. This makes things feel better, more productive, and less strained. You’re minding your own business, taking care of your own personal agenda, and, over the next few years, you’re creating a more solid, structured persona that’s true to who you are, deep down. Since Aquarius is a like-minded air sign, Saturn’s doing a great job of harmonizing with your Gemmy vibes. This Saturn in Aquarius transit will be more on the spiritual level as you embrace new methods of thinking and will dive into learning more about the collective. Successes can be realized now. You are likely to feel freer in self-expression, and certainly more mature than you were before Saturn’s movement through Capricorn. However, it’s a powerful time for finding your voice, fine-tuning your communications, and structured learning.