Planet Retrogrades of 2017

There are a good amount of planets in retrograde this year.  The periods each planet is in retrograde are listed below: (Note: When a planet is direct, the retrograde period has ended.)   Mercury Retrograde – December 19, 2016 in Capricorn Mercury Direct – January 8, 2017 in Sagittarius April 9, 2017 in Taurus Mercury …

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What does it mean when planets are in retrograde?

Retrograde-   /ˈretrəʊˌɡreɪd/ “Directed or moving backwards” What is retrograde? There are certain periods throughout every year when the planets move in the opposite direction than they normally do. This is when the planets move in retrograde. How long are planets in retrograde? The time period each planet is in retrograde varies. The outer planets of …