Current & Upcoming Retrogrades and Stations – Dates & Graphs
2020 & 2021
A station is defined from the point of view of the Earth; it is the point when a planet appears to stop moving in the sky. The planet then appears to move slowly in the opposite direction; at this point the planet is considered to be Stationary Retrograde. Similarly, once the planet makes a Station (stops) and begins to go forward again, this is called Stationary Direct.
The following shows current and upcoming Retrograde cycles of the planets. Note that the Sun and the Moon never retrograde. Dates given show the Retrograde periods as well as the Retrograde zones. This report gives you dates and times for when a planet enters the retrograde zone, are stationary retrograde, are stationary direct, and leave the retrograde zone. Retrograde zones are longer periods of time and encompass the entire period of the zodiac degrees affected by the retrograde.
Times are Eastern Time.
Uranus Retrograde Cycle from August 11, 2019, to January 10, 2020:
Mercury Retrograde Cycle from February 16 to March 9, 2020:
Venus Retrograde Cycle from May 13 to June 25, 2020:
Mercury Retrograde Cycle from June 18 to July 12, 2020:
Mars Retrograde Cycle from September 9 to November 13, 2020:
Mercury Retrograde Cycle from October 13 to November 3, 2020:
Mercury Retrograde Cycle from January 30 to February 20, 2021:
Mercury Retrograde Cycle from May 29 to June 22, 2021:
Mercury Retrograde Cycle from September 27 to October 18, 2021:
**Times are Eastern. Graphs and data from the excellent Day Watch software.
Are you looking for the meaning of retrogrades in your birth chart? Read Retrogrades in the Natal Chart.
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