Mercury, the planet of communication and transportation, meets with love planet Venus on Monday, November 21, at 17:54, which is optimal for smooth talking. Feelings are expressed to the fullest! Metaphors, humor, and exaggeration are all useful tools to express our feelings during this planetary party in Sagittarius.
Although you may have felt it already, Sagittarius season officially begins on Tuesday, November 22, at 3:20 AM, as the sun enters the ninth sign of the zodiac. Sagittarius season is good for roaming free and being jolly!
The new moon in Sagittarius soon follows on Wednesday, November 23, at 5:57 PM, marking a helpful time to set intentions for learning, traveling, and beliefs. This new moon harmonizes with optimistic Jupiter, giving it an extra spiritual, lucky flair. Jupiter, the planetary ruler of Sagittarius, and the planet of success, ends its retrograde at nearly the same exact time: 6:02 PM! Jupiterian themes like wisdom and prosperity are emphasized as the biggest planet in the solar system pauses in the sky.
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Aries: March 20, 2022 - April 19, 2022
The sun enters fellow fire sign Sagittarius, blazing new, exciting trails for you to trek. After plunging the emotional depths and purifying fires of Scorpio season, you’re onto the bigger and brighter horizons of Sagittarius season! You’re thinking big. You might find it useful to take advantage of the new moon by reflecting on your guiding beliefs and faith. Sagittarius is a sign that operates far outside of the confines of nihilism. There is something that keeps the spark in your heart alive and inspires you to keep learning, wondering, and exploring. This can also be a good time to reflect on things that you don’t know and are curious to learn. Make a list of things that are impossible, then try to find a way.
Taurus: April 19, 2022 - May 20, 2022
This is a time to ask for what you want. Give your wishlist out now. Don’t be shy! Mercury, the planet of communication, meets your planetary ruler Venus in a sector of your chart concerning gifts, shared resources, and intimacy. This is a time to tell someone how to spoil you! This is also a time when you can negotiate things that are deeply intimate and require cooperation between both proprietors! Changes are starting to take place as the sun enters a transformative sector of your chart. Sagittarius season might ask you to say goodbye to things, or give them back to their rightful owner. If you want to free yourself of the responsibility of ownership, Sagittarius season is a time for Taurus to give and receive.
Gemini: May 20, 2022 - June 21, 2022
It takes two, as the sign of the twins may know! This time of year highlights your relationships—romantic, platonic, familial, professional. Other people and how you experience them are the name of the game. Matters of the heart and interpersonal dynamics are up for discussion as your planetary ruler, Mercury, meets love planet Venus. Conversations about feelings, especially shared feelings, flow smoothly. There can be a little bit of bite and spice, on your part, as Mars retrograde transits your sign, adding sass to the equation. Mind your manners. A new chapter begins in your relationships as the sun moves into your partnerships sector. The new moon marks a new chapter in relationships, and can even signify something changing in a partner’s life.
Cancer: June 21, 2022 - July 22, 2022
You have to live up to your word. Your chart’s house of service is activated. Maybe you have to take better care of yourself so that you can be present for your partners, or so that you can do well at your job. Your focus is now on your workflow and daily habits. Collaborations and relationships with your colleagues are running smoothly as Venus meets with Mercury, helping you understand how people are feeling about their work or health obligations, and how you’re feeling about yours, too. The new moon is a time for you to do a body scan: Stand in stillness and silence and check in with your body. Or whatever somatic practitioners do!
Leo: July 22, 2022 - August 22, 2022
Finally, some fun! The sun enters fellow fire sign Sagittarius, activating the part of your chart that represents all of your favorite things. This is a time for celebrating—enjoying the drama and fanfare of it all. Of course, there are some larger communal, social dynamics that need to be healed and carefully minded. Mars retrograde continues to stir the pot, both online and off. But you have bigger fish to fry—there are masterpieces to make, hands to hold, and jokes to tell! Your ability to express joy, your unmatched capacity for shamelessly being yourself, will override any scandal. Any petty stones thrown or hurtful gossip spread will come back around thanks to Mars retrograde, so stay soft.
Virgo: August 22, 2022 - September 22, 2022
If only they knew what goes on behind closed doors. Your planetary ruler, Mercury, meets love planet Venus in a very private and homey sector of your chart, signifying domestic bliss! This can put the “hearth” in home and hearth. The sun moves into a restful but active sector of your chart relating to your home and family life. Topics that fall outside the public radar, but are directly under yours, are the ones that Sagittarius season brings up! This new moon can connect you with your personal history and history at large, welcoming a new perspective on your origin. Lucky Jupiter ends its retrograde, giving you a well-rounded perspective of how kindness and compassion are shared between two people.
Libra: September 22, 2022 - October 23, 2022
Libras are known for their ability to charm and chat. Even the introverted types parlay. Sagittarius season is going to ask you to pick up the phone. Multiple planets move through your chart’s house of communication and commuting. This is a time to stay on top of your datebook, and to remember not to overcommit. Sagittarius is a sign that likes to say yes. You get more done when you know who to redirect the call to. The new moon asks you to set intentions for how you communicate. This is a time to listen to your inner voice, and ask it to use nicer language! This is also a very educational opportunity to take on new technical skills and trades.
Scorpio: October 23, 2022 - November 22, 2022
Scorpio is not known for being very materialistic. Is this why they can spend money so quickly? The sun moves into your chart’s house of personal resources, showing you what you have to be grateful for. Wether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or not, Scorpios are usually counting their blessings, and their pennies, around this time of year. This is a time to get a closer look at your relationship to the material world. With the new moon in Sagittarius, you can gain a deeper understanding of your emotional relationship to money. This is also a good time for almsgiving and charity, since Sagittarius has a humanitarian and holy streak. Jupiter ends its retrograde, helping you view the bigger picture of your social and dating life.
Sagittarius: November 22, 2022 - December 21, 2022
It’s a remarkable week to have Sagittarius placements. All of the planetary events of the week lead back to your sign! Mercury, the planet of communication, meets with love planet Venus, which is auspicious for speaking from the heart and letting your emotions flow! This is as helpful for having a heartfelt conversation as it is for writing a poem. The sun moves into your sign, and you have no problem focusing on yourself and whatever you have energy for! The new moon, however, can be a time when you need to take a moment to yourself to reflect on matters of identity and selfhood. Your planetary ruler Jupiter sits still in the sky, emphasizing the way that your relationship to your personal past, as well as history at large, shapes who you are as a person.
Capricorn: December 21, 2021 - January 19, 2022
You’re plotting. With the holiday season (a.k.a. Capricorn season) just around the corner, everyone is wondering what tricks you have up your sleeve. Your mystery is heightened. You’re not only a mystery to yourself, but others find you enigmatic. We’re wondering what you’ll come up with next! For Capricorn, Sagittarius season emphasizes the parts of life that are up in the air, just outside of reach, asking you to surrender, chill out, and wait for the storm to pass. You can be experiencing a eureka moment as Jupiter, the planet of philosophy and higher thinking finishes its retrograde in your chart’s house of communication, helping you see things from a well-rounded perspective.
Aquarius: January 19, 2022 - February 18, 2022
You deserve a reward for all that you’ve endured. Sagittarius season puts you in the mood to connect with your limitless community and network. This is also a time for celebration, parties, and simply enjoying your hobbies with a group of like-minded nerds! The new moon in Sagittarius is a time to add more dreams to your docket, as it falls in the most hopeful and inspired sector of your chart. The planet of luck and prosperity, Jupiter, ends its retrograde in your chart’s house of resources, which can help you feel like there’s a fluffy cloud beneath you to catch you with whatever leap you’re taking—a little something to line your pockets, so to speak.
Pisces: February 18, 2022 - March 20, 2022
You’re being asked to step up to the plate, Pisces! There’s a lot of activity going on in your chart’s house of public reputation and career and it can feel like people are asking you to enter a position of authority and take the reins. As Mercury, the planet of communication, meets with love planet Venus, you can make a hot name for yourself. You’re putting your ideas and feelings as far out there as possible. You’re reckoning with the truth, too, as your planetary ruler Jupiter finishes its retrograde, asking you to accept yourself with generosity, sincerity, and a big smile. Matters of identity and selfhood are coming full circle as you gain a deeper understanding and compassion for yourself.