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Neptune in Pisces

Neptune is in Pisces (excluding a brief foray into Aries April 2025- October 2025) until January 2026.

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Where is this happening in my chart?

While Neptune is in Pisces 2012-2025:

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Aries- this will be in your 12th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Taurus- this will be in your 11th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Gemini- this will be in your 10th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Cancer- this will be in your 9th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Leo- this will be in your 8th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Virgo- this will be in your 7th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Libra- this will be in your 6th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Scorpio- this will be in your 5th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Sagittarius- this will be in your 4th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Capricorn- this will be in your 3th house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Aquarius- this will be in your 2nd house

If your Sun or Ascendant is in Pisces- this will be in your 1st house

Where else will it impact?

If the transit is happening in your 1st house, look also to the 7th, 10th & 4th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 2nd house, look also to the 8th, 11th & 5th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 3rd house, look also to the 9th, 12th & 6th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 4th house, look also to the 10th, 1st & 7th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 5th house, look also to the 11th, 2nd & 8th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 6th house, look also to the 12th, 3rd & 9th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 7th house, look also to the 1st, 4th & 10th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 8th house, look also to the 2nd, 5th & 11th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 9th house, look also to the 3rd, 6th & 12th for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 10th house, look also to the 4th, 7th & 1st for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 11th house, look also to the 5th, 8th & 2nd for impacts

If the transit is happening in your 12th house, look also to the 6th, 9th & 3rd for impacts

Analysing Neptune Transits

What will happen? Here are some guidelines (taken from, as always. The Eagle and the Lark, by Bernadette Brady):

  • What house is Neptune in natally? What house is the planet being transited in by Neptune natally? These areas will be where the transit starts to happen.
  • What house is Neptune transiting? This is where the main action will be occurring.
  • What house is ruled by Neptune natally? What house is ruled natally by the planet being transited? These are the areas of life that will be affected by the outcome of the transit.
  • What is the nature of the aspect? This will tell you whether the transit will be “easy” or “hard”- and that doesn’t mean “good” or “bad.”

The Nature of the aspect

When Neptune is conjunct a planet or chart point, her energy is fused with that planet. She takes over that planet. Her energy is stronger than the planet she is invading. When Neptune is in Pisces- this will be any other planet in Pisces.

When Neptune is opposing a planet or chart point, “someone or something “out there” is doing something to you and furthermore, it’s their fault.” A decision is necessary. When Neptune is in Pisces, she will oppose any planets you have in Virgo.

When Neptune is square a planet or chart point, there is tension and frustration- something happens which will force you “into a mode of action that you have not yet explored…results stimulate actions rather than decisions.” This will be any planets you have in Gemini or Sagittarius.

When Neptune is trine a planet or chart point whatever is going to happen will happen quickly and relatively easily. Obstacles will be removed. This doesn’t mean that it will be good or painless, just that whatever is going to happen will happen quickly and relatively easily! This will be the case with planets in Cancer or Scorpio.

When Neptune is sextile a planet or chart point opportunities may arise. As there are feminine signs involved (Taurus and Capricorn) you will be responsible for creating the opportunity- something that you do will uncover something cool, provide you with a door than can be opened. It won’t drop into your lap.

When Neptune is inconjunct or quincunx a planet or chart point, there will be a change, separation of letting go of something- whether you are ready for it or not. Brady describes this as being as if someone has stepped onto the stage, stopped the play, changes the actors and the script, or moved everyone to a new theatre. Look at planets in Libra or Leo.

The Timing

OK, every astrologer has a different rule of thumb. Here is what I use:

  • I use orbs of no more than 2 degrees applying and separating- although I really don’t think that you don’t really feel an outer planet transit until it’s about 1 degree away.
  • If the transiting planet applying to the aspect turns retrograde before it actually perfects the aspect, you feel the energy, but not the impact so much until it comes back direct. Eg Neptune turned retrograde in July 2009 at 26 Pisces 37’ less than a degree from my Moon at 27 Pisces 23’. I didn’t feel the impact of this conjunction until Neptune came back direct within a degree of my Moon.
  • I use whole signs only. Eg Even though my natal Saturn is at 0 Aries 58’ I didn’t see the aspect as within orb until Uranus actually moved into Aries.
  • If Neptune stations direct or retrograde on a planet or chart point take notice. Highlight it, put it in flashing lights or whatever. Just. Take. Notice.
  • Outer planets generally have 3 (sometimes more) hits at a planet- the 1st direct is an uncomfortable shock, the retrograde is about absorption of the lesson & the last can be the knife in the back that jolts you to take notice.

2017 9-14 Pisces

16/6/17 Neptune retrograde at 14 Pisces 16’
22/11/17 Neptune direct at 11 Pisces 28’
If you have planets or chart points between 10-15 degrees of the signs above, you will be receiving that aspect during 2017

Want to know when it hits your planet? Check out the online ephemeris at astro.com.

 

 

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