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Where Do I Begin?
If you’re new to Astrology, or have not yet had your natal chart drawn, your first stop at Cafe Astrology should be our article, How to Obtain My Natal Chart, for steps to receive your free birth chart online.
About Cafe Astrology
Cafe Astrology is brimming with articles, features, and tools that will appeal to people with a casual interest in Astrology, as well as beginning through advanced students of Astrology. (See our Site Map or Site Index to quickly find what we have to offer).
Year 2018 Horoscopes. First up, Year 2018 Horoscope Previews give a nice overview or preview of the major influences on each zodiac sign over the course of the year, covering general trends, love, career, money, and family. Areas of expansion, innovation, restriction, and change are explored. 2018 Horoscope Overviews are horoscope summaries of the year ahead and are up next, Full Yearly Horoscopes are more detailed, and Yearly Love Horoscopes for 2018 provide a guide to the best days for love, romance, and relationships as well as trends and predictions for the year.
Featured at Cafe Astrology:
The Astrology of 2019. This is a handy overview of cosmic events—such as eclipses, planetary retrogrades, lunar phases, outer planet transits, and other phenomena—in the year 2019… Read more about the Astrology of 2019. See also the Astrology of 2018.
Venus is retrograde from October 5th to November 16th in the signs of Scorpio and Libra. Venus retrograde influences and interpretations for all signs and each sign. What does this mean for you? … Read more about Retrograde Venus
A Solar Eclipse occurred on August 11th, 2018, in the sign of Leo, a total Lunar Eclipse occurred on July 27th, 2018, in the sign of Aquarius, and a Solar Eclipse occurred on July 12th in the sign of Cancer. The effects of these eclipses last up to 6 months. What does this mean for you? … Read more about Current Eclipses
Saturn is in Capricorn from December 19/20, 2017, throughout 2018 and 2019, and until 2020. Learn about what Saturn’s transit through Capricorn means, both in a general sense and for each zodiac sign…Read more about Saturn in Capricorn.
Jupiter is transiting the ninth sign of the zodiac, Sagittarius. Learn about what Jupiter’s transit through Sagittarius until December 2nd, 2019, means in a general sense and for each zodiac sign…Read more about Jupiter in Sagittarius
How can we expand our life experience and improve our luck? Look to Jupiter’s sign in your birth chart for answers….Read more about Jupiter in the Signs
Learn all about the signs of the zodiac. We offer interpretations of the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, and the Ascendant in the signs:
Learn the meanings of the planets and points in your natal chart:
If Today is Your Birthday Forecast for 2018-2019
Born November 17 - The year ahead can be an especially creative, enterprising, forward-looking, and dynamic one. Even so, you should watch carefully for overlooking important details. It's a particularly strong period for creative projects and joining with others in pursuing a common goal. You are exploring new things, interests, places, and situations this year, and this suits you well! There can be some disruptions in your social life as you explore new options. Your personal appeal is through the roof... more
If You Were Born Today, November 17
>Although you have a talent for communicating, you are not necessarily an open book. Your personality is vibrant, and others notice you wherever you go. As emotional as you are, you prefer to present the strong side of your personality to others. You may readily discuss your personal past, but you are not one to whine about your life. You do have an interesting life story, no doubt about it, as you tend to attract change and even crisis into your life with your controlled yet powerful emotions. Your life is far from static, likely because your personality is very dynamic. Famous people born today: Danny DeVito, Grace Abbott, Martin Scorsese, Lauren Hutton, Gordon Lightfoot, Rock Hudson, Lorne Michaels.
Intermediate Topics & Specializations
The following are our intermediate astrology main topics. Click on these departments to access multiple articles on the subject:
- Predictive Astrology – includes transits, progressions, solar returns, and more.
- Synastry & Relationship Astrology – synastry (chart to chart comparison), the composite chart, advanced techniques, predicting love and marriage, and more.
- Natal Astrology – aspects between planets and points, planets in signs and houses, and more.
Chinese Astrology – learn your sign, element, and about the year ahead, 2018, the Year of the Dog. The Lunar New Year began on February 16th and the astrological year began on February 4th, 2018. The Year of the Pig begins in February, 2019:
How the Western Zodiac Signs may fare in 2018, the year of the Dog: Year of the Dog Horoscopes for the Western Signs.
The following are just some of our astrological tools and tables:
- Best Times for Business Success, Good Luck, and Romance & Sexuality – What are the best times this month for success in business and romance?
- This Month’s Ephemeris
- This Week in Astrology
- Fun Tool: Ideal Lover Selector
- Venus Sign Table and Mars Sign Table
Some of our feature articles include:
- Eclipses Discover how recent and upcoming Solar and Lunar eclipses may affect your life.
- Timing with the Moon The Moon is extensively used in electional astrology for determining the best times to begin projects and to time important events. It can be revealing as an indication of where a relationship is headed as well.
- Astrology Topics: The Astrology of Money & Wealth What does your natal chart have to say about money and wealth? This article explores the potential of making, keeping, and accumulating money, as indicated in the natal chart.
- Monthly Horoscopes Guides to the month ahead for each sign. The signs are divided into three groups each (decanates) for more accuracy.
- Spiritual Life Lessons The lessons of the Nodes of the Moon point us in the right direction for inner balance and fulfillment.
- Love & Sex Love, sex, and the stars…sounds very romantic. Find out love and sex “secrets” about yourself and others.
- Sexual Astrology Learn about what turns people on — all you need to know is the sign placement of Venus and/or Mars in the natal chart. Read more in our article.
- Ultimate Guide to Free Astrology Reports on the Web There are plenty of free Astrology sample reports to be found on the web. We offer one handy page from which to access these interesting samples all about you, others, love, karma, destiny, and more.
- It’s All in the Cards You can seek answers to questions about the future using regular playing cards and this simple method.
Love, Romance, & Sexuality
See our main Astrology of Love & Sex page and other topics, including:
- Venus Sign Compatibility
- Astrology Love “Secrets”
- Sexual Astrology
- Indicators of Sexual Attraction
- Moon Sign Compatibility
- The First Meeting Chart
- Composite Chart
- You Light Up My Life – Sun in the Houses
- Venus in the Elements
More to Explore
- Sun Sign Compatibility and Moon Sign Compatibility.
- Astrology Book Reviews We select our favorite books for learning astrology, as well as new and upcoming astrology books.
- Astrology Resources
- Glossary of Astrology Terms
- The Meaning of the Major Aspects in Astrology