Uranus goes Station Direct in Taurus at. Neptune retrograde in Pisces. Neptune goes Station Direct in Pisces at. Pluto in Capricorn. Pluto goes Station Retrograde in Capricorn at.
Chiron retrograde in Aries. Chiron goes Station Direct in Aries at. This page brings you face to face with the heavens as they are today, now, this moment! And also as they will be and how they were. If you would like the full experience please enable an up to date version of Adobe Flash Player. Note: Some browsers e. By default we assume you are viewing this page using a mobile device and provide a lightweight app showing you the positions of the planets today and 30 days into the past and future.
However you can select to view the page using our desktop version which uses more CPU and has more features but is fiddly to use on a small screen.
You can also watch a video of the planet positions using our yearly planetary alignment videos. With our desktop app, you can rewind time to see the heavens at the time of your birth and discover for yourself which sign each planet was in and which were in retrograde.
Sagittarius, if you've been feeling like a solo artist as of late, Gemini season will have you seeking a collaborative partner. Cafe Astrology Home. There could be critical details missing around the Full Moon on the 14th. You receive pleasure from anything that expands your horizons, both physically and mentally. Saturn enters Aquarius at.
However, please be aware that although the positions of the planets shown are accurate, they are not to the second by second precision of the charts that astrologers normally use. Most of the controls are reasonably obvious - especially if you play with them. The top slider allows you to control how time moves so you can speed forwards and backwards in time.
Pressing the yellow button by the slider puts it into real time so the planets move as quickly on the screen as they are in space.
So it's not to difficult to rewind time to the time of your birth to see the planets as they were. If you need to get the display back to show the planets as they are today and now, then press the yellow button next to the date time display at the top. For full information on all the app controls, click here. The view above shows all the planets arranged around the Earth as if they were in located on a sphere with the earth in the centre - a geocentric view.
This ensures all planets are shown in the correct zodiac sign. Planets glow as they go into retrograde. You may find that planets were on the cusp of retrograde at the time of your birth, in which case you may need to consult accurate charts to see exactly when retrograde phase started. Or indeed if the planet was in a stopped phase either side of retrograde. Astrology is a very wide subject with many many layers of interpretation required to understand all the meanings provided by a persons natal chart where all the planets were at their precise time of birth in conjunction with the positions of the planets today, or at a time of importance for that person.
There are also various schools which use slightly different methods and ways of measuring the planets in order to make predictions and give advice. The following is a very brief overview of western astrology to give you an idea of how it works without touching too much on areas of contention with the astrology world. If you are more interested in the Indian also known as Vedic or Hindu system, then take a look at our Hindu Astrology page.
If you have half an hour to spare, this very informative video explains many of the concepts and symbology behind modern western astrology.
Although we generally take 'a horoscope' to mean an astologers prediction of our future. It actually means an astrological chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth. The word 'horoscope' is derived from Greek words hora and scopos meaning "time" "observer". Once it has been worked out, the horoscope provides the basis for divining many aspects of that event or related events or time periods.
The sky is divided up into 12 areas - the 12 signs of the zodiac.
Each of these signs covers an equal area of the sky and is aligned to the stars. Over millennia the zodiac moves with respect to the stars as the earth's axis precesses - but it's best to ignore this whilst learning the basics. So when looking at the sky, the stars are fixed when compared with the zodiac, but the planets, as they orbit the sun, change position and "wander" about.
Astrology tries to use the movements of the stars to understand our personalities and to some extent control our destinies. Each of the 12 signs is also associated with an element earth, air, fire and water and also a mode cardinal, fixed and mutable. More about this later.
Each of the planets which for astrology includes the sun and the moon control a different aspect. In general terms they can be listed as:. The Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars are the personal planets which affect our personalities and immediate relationships. The more distant planets affect how we interact with the world in a more general way. When planets are in retrograde e.
When they again start to move forward again their effect can be enhanced. Each planet is the ruler of a particular sign or signs. Whilst in that sign the planets influence is enhanced. The rulerships for each of the planets are as below:. Since telescopes the three outer planets have been discovered and assigned these signs. This information is useful since if you know what influence a planet has, then you will know what influence that signs ruled by that planet have. Signs are allocated a different element in turn.
This means that every fourth sign has the same element as follows:. Fire signs represent a persons passion, energy, enthusiasm, inspiration. All new moons symbolize new beginnings, and with t. I spent the weekend with Aubrey Marcus, a wellness guru soothing the souls of modern men. On September 23, the fall equinox arrives and Libra season officially begins.
The seventh sign of the zodiac is associated with balance, beauty, and sociab. On Monday, September 23, day and night will be equal length, and autumn will officially begin. So when the platform Keen invited me. This Friday will fall on September 13th. Cue the spooky music. Friday the 13th has long been considered an unlucky day.
But why? Do you have Mars in Gemini? Click on Gemini and you will find an interpretation of this position. Is your Mercury in Cancer? Click on Cancer to read more. Gemini the Twins. Learn which signs will give you the answers you need. Homes How does each sign of the Zodiac view and keep their home? Be sure to find out your personal astrology data online, at no cost.
You can learn more about your chart through our Astrology Articles. Cafe Astrology is brimming with free articles, features, interpretations, and tools that will appeal to people with a casual interest in learning Astrology, as well as beginning through advanced students of Astrology.