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    Retrograde Planetary Cycles: 2003

    As a rule, retrograde planets presage a period of seemingly inevitable or fated events, which relate to their sphere of influence. They present us with a series of events over which we seem to have little or no control, relating especially to the sign in which the retrogradation occurs.

    For example, Uranus retrograde in Pisces presents quite different sets of circumstances from those generated when it retrogrades into Aquarius.

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    A retrograde period is best seen as a cycle, which begins when the planet begins to slow to a halt before travelling backwards through the zodiac and ends when the planet returns to the point where it first paused. However, during the cycle, the planet's energy is most powerful (and more likely to generate critical events of universal importance) when the planet makes a station, appearing motionless in the sky. These stationary periods occur at the beginning of the cycle (when the planet first halts as it prepares to move backwards) and midway through the cycle when the retrograde planet slows to a stop before moving forward again.

    Current Retrograde Movements

    Mercury usually turns retro three times a year, but there are four retrograde periods this year. Click here for more.

    Venus does not turn retrograde in 2003

    Mars turns retro only once every two years. Click here for more.

    Jupiter from December 3, 2002 until April 4, 2003

    Saturn from October 9, 2002 until February 22, 2003
    from October 25 until March 7, 2004

    Uranus from June 7, 2003 until November 7, 2003

    Neptune from May 15, 2003 until October 23, 2003

    Pluto from March 23, 2003 until August 29, 2003

    Retrograde Planetary Cycles
    • Mercury
      Retrograde
      24 days
      Stationary approx. 3 days

    • Venus
      Retrograde
      42 days
      Stationary approx. 11 days

    • Mars
      Retrograde
      80 days
      Stationary approx. 20 days

    • Jupiter
      Retrograde
      120 days
      Stationary approx. 10 days

    • Saturn
      Retrograde
      140 days
      Stationary approx. 10 days

    • Uranus
      Retrograde
      150 days
      Stationary approx. 16 days

    • Neptune
      Retrograde
      160 days
      Stationary approx. 16 days

    • Pluto
      Retrograde
      160 days
      Stationary approx. 16 days

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