Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of January 20

Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands and prepares personal astrological charts. Contact her at 340-774-2932, 340-513-3755, or through her e-mail.


ARIES (March 20-April 19)

The sun travels to Aquarius today. On Saturday, the red carpet rolls out. Listen to this. This is not your time to sit on the sofa. Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity and the largest planet in the solar system, takes up residence in Aries. Jupiter will remain in your sign until June 5, 2011. Take advantage of this visit. With the sun in Aquarius, your space of friends, you will be reminded that you can accomplish more with friends behind you. No need to rush. Slow down. Trust your feelings.


TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

The sun arrives in Aquarius today, bringing a glow to your career department. Your future is right here. Campaign for your career or go ahead and work on projects that showcase your special abilities. Saturn becomes retrograde Wednesday. You may notice things slowing down a bit. Jupiter enters Aries and will remain there until June. Wednesday is not a good day to talk with people in your daily work department. Mercury, the messenger of the gods, squares of with Saturn.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

The sun travels to your fellow air sign, Aquarius, on Thursday. This is an excellent time to travel. Share your knowledge. Jupiter moves on to Aries and will visit there until June. The red carpet is out to join clubs, groups or organizations. Share your ideas, hopes, wishes and goals. Saturn goes retrograde and clashes with Mercury. On Wednesday, it would not be wise to talk with the people in the financial world. Spend a little time by yourself. Mars also is visiting Aquarius. Plenty of action and energy in your house of philosophy.


CANCER (June 20-July 22)

The sun joins Mars in Aquarius today. During the next few days, review your shared resources. Chat with your banker or tax man or the folks in the financial world. On Saturday, the red carpet rolls out as Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity takes center stage. You get the green light in your career department. Jupiter will remain in Aries until June. Take advantage over the next few months. Saturn becomes retrograde Wednesday. Use Saturn’s retrograde to concentrate. You have a chance to reestablish your boundaries while Saturn is retrograde in your house of roots.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)

With Mars and the sun in Aquarius, strengthen some of your close ties over the next few weeks. Great time to pay some attention to the folks you care about. Share your higher knowledge as Jupiter travels to your brother fire sign, Aries. The red carpet is out. Opportunity flows in. You may have a chance to continue your education. Take a class or two. Many of you kitties may decide to travel. On Wednesday, Saturn squares off with Mercury. Good day to keep your words soft and tender.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)

The sun travels to your daily work department today. While the sun visits Aquarius, share a few of your unique ideas with co-workers. Go ahead with your ideas as the week begins. Saturn goes retrograde Wednesday. This brings an opportunity to come up with one excellent idea rather than many transient ones. Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, moves to Aries on Saturday. Share your knowledge. Now you may feel you are moving into fascinating new territory.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)

The sun moves to Aquarius today. With the sun in your space of self-expression, you can run around the playground. Luck takes center stage for the next month. Go with the flow. Your self-confidence is high. Do not take too many risks. Jupiter transits to Aries this week. Your relationship department grabs the spotlight, with the focus on your public and partnership life. An opportunity arises to meet and greet people in your relationship department. On Wednesday, play it cool with folks on the home front while Mercury squares off with Saturn.


SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)

You may feel your energy level shift a bit when the sun travels to Aquarius today. The sun takes up residence on the home front. On Saturday, Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, begins a visit to your daily work department. The red carpet is out. See what you can dig up in the next few months. Jupiter remains in your daily work section until June. When Jupiter leaves this part of your chart in June, he will not return for 12 years. With Venus in your second house of money, you may feel it is time to take a more serious approach to your finances. Pay attention.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Jupiter, your ruling planet, travels to your fellow fire sign, Aries, on Saturday. The sun moves into Aquarius today. With Jupiter in your house of self-expression, it’s okay to take a couple of laps around the playground. Venus and Saturn get together Sunday. This should allow you to skillfully handle even the most mundane task. Wednesday is not a good day to discuss business. Mercury squares off with Saturn. Secrets will be revealed when the moon visits Scorpio.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)

When you are born in the ending or beginning of a sign, it is a good idea to read the neighboring sign as well as your own. You later-born Capricorns may find a little Aquarius in your charts. Read both Capricorn and Aquarius. The sun puts a glow on your earned income department. On Saturday, Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, travels to fire sign Aries, the house of growth and foundation and family, your roots. This should permit a fresh start for personal ambitions.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)

Happy birthday, Aquarius, as you embark on a month of birthdays. The sun travels to your sign today. I want to explain something about you early-born Aquarians. If you were born close to the 20th of January, you should read both Capricorn and Aquarius. The sun in Aquarius provides fresh energy. Your personality sparkles. Jupiter travels to fire sign Aries on Saturday. Jupiter is the planet of growth, luck and opportunity. Time to refresh yourself with self-education. Listen to family members. They will give you fresh insights.


PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is an excellent time to put the finishing touches on your projects. Spend time by yourself. Reach for your dreams. Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, takes up residence in fire sign Aries. Good for you. Jupiter will be in your second house of money until June. Opportunity flows in to increase your earned income. Your values are important. Pay attention as you swim around your little pond. Wednesday is not a good day to discuss business. Mercury, the messenger, squares off with retrograde Saturn. Work on getting organized for the new year.


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