Astrological Highlights 2019-2020

Updated 3 November 2019, using the Raman Ayanamsha for the Pacific Time Zone (-8:00 GMT)

Inauspicious Dates For Travel, Business, Communications
  1. The day when the Sun changes signs in the Sidereal Zodiac. The days before and day after the solar ingress are also considered inauspicious.

    enters Libra 16 October 2019
    enters Scorpio 15 November 2019
    enters Sagittarius 14 December 2019

    enters Capricorn 13 January 2020
    enters Aquarius 11 February 2020
    enters Pisces 12 March 2020
    enters Aries 11 April 2020
    enters Taurus 12 May 2020
    enters Gemini 12 June 2020
    enters Cancer 14 July 2020
    enters Leo 14 August 2020
    enters Virgo 14 September 2020
    enters Libra 15 October 2020
    enters Scorpio 14 November 2020
    enters Sagittarius 13 December 2020

  2. The five days before a New Moon. New Moon dates are:

    24 January 2020
    23 February 2020
    24 March 2020
    22 April 2020
    22 May 2020
    20 June 2020 (Annular solar eclipse)
    20 July 2020
    18 August 2020
    17 Septmeber 2020
    16 October 2020
    14 November 2020
    14 December 2020 (Total solar eclipse)

  3. When Mercury is in retrograde motion:

    17 February to 9 March 2020
    18 June to 12 July 2020
    14 October to 3 November 2020

  4. Mars aspecting Saturn (take notice at least one week before and after exact aspects):

    2 April 2018: Mars at 16 degrees Sagittarius, conjunct Saturn

    21 January 2019: Mars at 21 degrees of Pisces, 4th House from Saturn in Sagittarius
    14 March 2019: Mars at 26 degrees of Aries, 5th House from Saturn
    1 May 2019: Mars at 28 degrees of Taurus, 8th House aspect to Saturn
    14 June 2019: Mars at 26 degree of Gemini and opposite Saturn
    26 July 2019: Mars at 23 degrees of Cancer, 8th House from Saturn
    8 Sept 2019: Mars at 21 degrees of Leo, 9th House from Saturn
    27 October 2019: Mars at 22 degrees Virgo, 4th House from Saturn

    31 March 2020: Mars conjunct Saturn at 8 degrees of Capricorn
    28 June 2020: Saturn 3rd House aspect to Mars in 7 degrees of Pisces
    24 August 2020: Saturn square Mars at 3 degrees of Aries

  5. Eclipse dates, 2020 (take notice the day before and after a solar eclipse):

    Please visit the NASA Eclipse Web Site for more details about the path and duration of each eclipse.

    Total Solar Eclipse 2 July 2019
    Annular Solar Eclipse 26 December 2019

    Annular Solar Eclipse: 21 June 2020
    Total Solar Eclipse: 14 December 2020

  6. The day before a Full Moon is considered inauspicious. The Full Moon dates are:

    10 January 2020 (Penumbral Lunar Eclipse)
    8 February 2020
    9 March 2020
    7 April 2020
    7 May 2020
    5 June 2020: (Penumbral Lunar Eclipse)
    4 July 2020
    3 August 2020
    1 September 2020
    1 October 2020
    31 October 2020
    30 November 2020 (Penumbral Lunar Eclipse)
    29 December 2020

  7. Mars aspecting the Eclipse Points Rahu and Ketu (+/- 4 weeks of influence):

    8 April 2018, Mars 8th House aspect to Rahu at 20 degrees of Cancer
    7 June 2018, Mars conjuct Ketu at 14 degrees of Capricorn
    9 February 2019, Mars at 4 degrees Aries and square Rahu/Ketu
    12 June 2019: Mars conjunct Rahu at 25 degrees of Gemini
    21` October 2019: Mars at 18 degrees of Virgo and square Rahu/Ketu
    25 February 2020: Mars at 14 degrees of Sagittarius and conjunct Ketu
    26 June 2020: Mars square Rahu/Ket at 6 degrees of Pisces



Planetary Motions For 2019-2020 (using Raman Ayanamsha, Pacific Time Zone)

Mercury entered Capricorn on 19 January 2019
enters Aquarius on 6 February 2019
enters Pisces on 23 February 2019
goes retrograde on 6 March 2019
goes direct in Aquarius on 28 March 2019
enters Aries on 2 May 2019
enters Taurus on 17 May 2019
enters Gemini on 31 May 2019
enters Cancer on 19 June 2019
goes retrograde in Cancer 8 July 2019
goes direct in Cancer on 31 July 2019
enters Leo on 25 August 2019
enters Virgo on 9 September 2019
enters Libra on 28 September 2019
enters Scorpio on 21 October 2019
goes retrograde in Scorpio on 1 November 2019
re-enters Scorpio 3 December 2019
enters Sagittarius on 24 December 2019

enters Capricron on 12 January 2020

enters Aquarius on 6 February 2020
enters Pisces on 6 April 2020
enters Aries 23 April 2020
enters Taurus on 8 May 2020
enters Gemini on 23 May 2020
enters Cancer on 31 July 2020
enters Leo on 16 August 2020
enters Virgo on 1 September 2020
enters Libra on 21 September 2020
enters Scorpio on 26 November 2020
enters Sagittarius on 15 December 2020

Venus entered Sagittarius on 28 January 2019

enters Capricorn on 23 February 2019
enters Aquarius on 20 March 2019
enters Pisces on 14 April 2019
enters Aries on 9 May 2019
enters Taurus on 2 June 2019
enters Gemini on 27 June 2019
enters Cancer on 21 July 2019
enters Leo on 25 August 2019
enters Virgo on 8 September 2019
enters Libra on 2 October 2019
enters Scorpio on 26 October 2019
enters Sagittarius on 19 November 2019
enters Capricorn on 14 December 2019


enters Aquarius on 7 January 2020
enters Pisces on 1 February 2020
enters Aries on 27 February
enters Taurus on 26 March 2020
enters Gemini on 29 July 2020
enters Cancer on 30 August 2020
enters Leo on 26 September 2020
enters Virgo on 21 September 2020
enters Libra on 15 November 2020
enters Scorpio on 9 December 2020
enters Sagittarius on 2 January 2021

Mars entered Aries on 3 February 2019
enters Taurus on 19 March 2019
enters Gemini on 4 May 2019
enters Cancer on 20 June 2019
at 28 degree of Cancer on 3 August 2019
enters Leo on 6 August 2019
enters Virgo on 22 September 2019
enters Libra on 7 November 2019
enters Scorpio on 23 December 2019

enters Sagittarius on 5 February 2020
enters Capricorn on 19 March 2020
enters Aquarius on 2 May 2020
enters Pisces on 16 June 2020
enters Aries on 20 December 2020
enters Taurus on 19 February 2021
enters Gemini on 11 April 2021
enters Cancer on 30 May 2021
enters Leo on 17 July 2021

Jupiter entered Scorpio on 3 October 2018

enters Sagittarius on 8 March 2019
goes retrograde on 10 April 2019
re-enters Scorpio on 14 May 2019
goes direct 21.49 degrees Scorpio on 11 August 2019

re-enters Sagittarius on 28 October 2019

enters Capricorn on 19 March 2020
retrogrades back into Sagittarius 11 July 2020
re-enters Capricorn on 12 November 2020

enters Aquarius on 28 March 2021
retrogrades back into Capricorn 3 October 2021
re-enters Aquarius 3 November 2021

enters Pisces on 7 April 2022

Saturn entered Sagittarius on 7 October 2017
goes retrograde in Sagittarius on 30 April 2019
goes direct at 21 degrees of Sagittarius on 17 September 2019

enters Capricorn on 11 January 2020
goes retrograde at 9.15 Capricorn on 11 May 2020
goes direct at 2.38 Capricorn on 29 September 2020
goes retrograde at 20.48 degrees Capricorn on 23 May 2021
goes direct at 14.10 degrees Capricorn on 11 Oct 2021

enters Aquarius on 8 April 2022
enters Pisces on 17 March 2025
enters Aries on 20 May 2027

Rahu/Ketu entered Cancer/Capricorn on 10 October 2017

enters Gemini/Sagittarius on 6 April 2019

enters Taurus/Scorpio on 2 October 2020

Uranus entered Aries on 19 May 2016
enters Taurus on 6 May 2024.

Neptune entered Aquarius on March 3, 2008;
enters Pisces on 8 March 2022.

Pluto entered Sagittarius on October 22, 2005;
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