Saturn moves much more quickly through the signs and has only been in Capricorn since about January of technically, December 20, , for those who like precision.
Since Saturn is known to represent such qualities as constriction and responsibility, you may have noticed an uptick in these themes since January , when Saturn joined Pluto -- at a distance -- in its home sign of Capricorn. Most of the reports I heard from folks concerning this period amounted to a kind of realness or containment -- time management, responsibilities, and the need to get real. Have you noticed anything like this for yourself? How would you describe the nature of striving or constriction that you have experienced since January ?
Answer that and you'll have your Saturn in Capricorn go-to phrase. Now, let's see what happens when we put the energies of Pluto and Saturn together! In the past, during the periods when Saturn has conjoined Pluto, we have seen things like world wars and economic bursts, such as the Australian gold rush. We have also seen great progress on creative and technological fronts as with photographic advancements: the first daguerreotype of a Solar Eclipse, for instance, or the first telephone call across the United States, or the creation of the first solar cell to collect solar power.
We also see great advancements in thought as with Einstein's theory of relativity or the Pangea theory. And, that's just since ! In those cycles, the conjunction happened in other signs Aries in , Taurus in , Cancer in , Leo in , and Libra in Every time is different, though certain themes may recur. This time, Saturn will be in the same degree as Pluto in Capricorn from about January , , with their exact conjunction being at 22 degrees at am EST on January 12, As with most transits, we may feel the pressure building up a bit before the exact conjunction, and then the intensity of it usually passes after the conjunction perfects, though it may have set in motion things that will last for a much longer period of time.
On a global level, we may expect to see big shifts in things such as governments, political boundaries, economic happenings, or far-reaching advancements in technology or thought. As with most things, we may not realize the impact of some of these shifts until much later. If you know your chart, you can check out what placements you have at 22 degrees of any Cardinal sign Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn to see how closely this transit may affect you personally. Ambition is more straightforward during this period. Saturn will meet with Pluto exactly in and then move into Aquarius before Pluto finishes its transit of Capricorn.
Saturn attempts to clean up some of the excesses or obsessions of Pluto in Capricorn. Although Saturn rules Capricorn, Saturn and Capricorn are not the same energy.
Moon Saturn Conjunction 2018
In some manner, we are bound to see that there is a price to pay for these behaviors, or it will become extremely clear that we have lost too much time, energy, and happiness on these things. Saturn demands definitions, structures, and commitments.