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Sometimes when we look out into the skies, the planets appear to be traveling backwards through the zodiac with respect to the Earth. Although planets move forward, an optical illusion throughout the year causes the planets to appear to be traveling backwards. We call this motion a retrograde.




Each planetary retrograde affects us as individuals and the society as a whole. Knowing when a retrograde occurs is like being one-eyed. How the individual planetary retrogrades affect us denotes the other eye. Find below the planetary retrograde details of the various planets and their repercussion on our life for the year 2015...

Mercury - Venus - Mars - Jupiter

Saturn - Uranus - Neptune - Pluto


Mercury Retrograde

Mercury-Retrograde

When Mercury turns retrograde communications would be probably tough as Mercury is the Messenger God or rules all sorts of communications and connecting devices.

Your words or a phone call might land you in trouble. It is better not to open up and instead lie low and wait for Mercury to turn retrograde.

Mercury

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Retrograde
17:05 Aquarius
January 21, 2015
Direct
01:18 Aquarius
February 11, 2015
Retrograde
13:09 Gemini
May 18, 2015
Direct
04:34 Gemini
June 11, 2015
Retrograde
15:55 Libra
September 17, 2015
Direct
00:54 Libra
October 09, 2015

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Venus Retrograde

Venus-Retrograde

When Venus goes retrograde relationship issues crop up from nowhere. There would be certain inhibitions or restrains in your relationships. There would be all sorts of forces acting against your relationships particularly in the love area.

Hence this is a time to act wisely and take proper decisions that would not impact your relationships severely.

Venus

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Retrograde
00:46 Virgo
July 25, 2015
Direct
14:23 Leo
September 06, 2015

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Mars Retrograde

Mars-Retrograde

When Mars turns retrograde you shall find it difficult to speak up for yourself. There would be a lack of self-confidence, a lack of drive and other hindrances that stand in your way of dreams. You want others around you to fight for you but would be disappointed by them.

You have a feeling that you are being utilized by others around you during this time. However try to assert yourself and wait for Mars to turn direct when your confidence level ebbs up.

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Jupiter Retrograde

Jupiter-Retrograde

Jupiter is also a ruler of travel. When in retrograde, our travel plans would be adversely affected. Even the best well laid plans can fall apart.

Luggage get lost, there would be failures in transportations, strikes and reservations just get cancelled or get mixed up... Hence double-check your travel plans when Jupiter goes retrograde.

Jupiter

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Direct
12:35 Leo
April 08, 2015

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Saturn Retrograde

Saturn-Retrograde

When Saturn goes retrograde there would be conflicts with authorities. There would be some amount of abuse involved. Even you might misuse your authoritative position to a certain extent.

There would be troubles in getting yourself heard in your work place. Only patience pays till Saturn turns direct.

Saturn

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Retrograde
04:56 Sagittarius
March 14, 2015
Direct
28:17 Scorpio
August 02, 2015

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Uranus Retrograde

Uranus-Retrograde


If Uranus is in retrograde motion, you probably live your life to the extreme in many aspects whether you are an extrovert or introvert. There is little middle ground in your frame of mind. You see life as black and white with little to no gray areas at all.


Uranus

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Retrograde
10:37 Aries
July 25, 2015
Direct
16:33 Aries
December 25, 2015

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Neptune Retrograde

Neptune-Retrograde

Neptune when in retrograde, logic falls to the wayside. People gain an increased interest in intuition or esoteric matters. Dreams and psychic abilities find new followers, as people beginning to analyze their inner natures. New outlets of communications come to the surface as artistic abilities get expressed.

Neptune

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Retrograde
09:49 Pisces
June 12, 2015
Direct
07:01 Pisces
November 18, 2015

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Pluto Retrograde

Pluto-Retrograde

If Pluto is in retrograde motion, you face issue of control. Feeling as if you must control all things in and around your life. Often to the extreme and at the expense of others around you.

Holding onto relationships so tight and this becomes suffocating to your partner. Or holding onto past relationships, refusing to let go and move on.

Pluto

Direction
Degree and Sign
Date
Retrograde
15:33 Capricorn
April 16, 2015
Direct
12:58 Capricorn
September 24, 2015

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