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The Outer Planets' Ingress and Retrograde Astrological Information 2018 - 2021

Jupiter * Saturn * Chiron

Updated April 1, 2019 by J McCaul

Below is a table for Jupiter, Saturn and Chiron Ingress & Retrograde dates, times (UTC), and zodiac signs for the next few years. Many people wonder when will the planet be in retrograde motion. A countdown has been included for each planet. For more information describing the color codes and abbreviations, refer to the main planet ingress page. The current Transiting Ingress and Retrograde calendars are also available (Planet Calendars in the menu to the left of this page).

Scroll down to middle of chart for current 2019 transit information.

Today is April 23, 2019 10:57 pm UTC


Jupiter Jupiter 24°Sagittarius 6' Retrograde
Saturn Saturn 20°Capricorn 29'
Chiron Chiron Aries 41'
Jupiter is currently transiting retrograde motion.
Jupiter begins direct motion in 3 months 18 days

Saturn is currently transiting direct motion.
Saturn begins retrograde motion in 6 days 1 hour 56 minutes

Chiron is currently transiting direct motion.
Chiron begins retrograde motion in 2 months 15 days

PlanetDate & Time (GMT)Sign & Event
  Jupiter     Mar 08, 2018 04:45     Scorpio   - S/R  
  Chiron     Apr 17, 2018 08:07     Aries   - I  
  Saturn     Apr 17, 2018 01:47     Capricorn   - S/R  
  Chiron     Jul 04, 2018 04:46     Aries   - S/R  
  Jupiter     Jul 10, 2018 17:02     Scorpio   - S/D  
  Saturn     Sep 05, 2018 11:08     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Chiron     Sep 25, 2018 00:13     Pisces   - R  
  Jupiter     Nov 08, 2018 12:38     Sagittarius   - I  
  Chiron     Dec 08, 2018 07:52     Pisces   - S/D  
  Chiron     Feb 18, 2019 09:06     Aries   - I  
  Jupiter     Apr 10, 2019 17:01     Sagittarius   - S/R  
  Saturn     Apr 29, 2019 00:54     Capricorn   - S/R  
  Chiron     Jul 08, 2019 23:39     Aries   - S/R  
  Jupiter     Aug 11, 2019 13:37     Sagittarius   - S/D  
  Saturn     Sep 17, 2019 08:46     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Jupiter     Dec 02, 2019 18:20     Capricorn   - I  
  Chiron     Dec 12, 2019 03:47     Aries   - S/D  
  Saturn     Mar 22, 2020 03:58     Aquarius   - I  
  Saturn     May 10, 2020 04:09     Aquarius   - S/R  
  Jupiter     May 14, 2020 14:32     Capricorn   - S/R  
  Saturn     Jul 01, 2020 23:37     Capricorn   - R  
  Chiron     Jul 11, 2020 21:09     Aries   - S/R  
  Jupiter     Sep 12, 2020 00:40     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Saturn     Sep 28, 2020 05:11     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Chiron     Dec 15, 2020 22:16     Aries   - S/D  
  Saturn     Dec 17, 2020 05:03     Aquarius   - I  
  Jupiter     Dec 19, 2020 13:07     Aquarius   - I  
  Jupiter     May 13, 2021 22:35     Pisces   - I  
  Saturn     May 22, 2021 09:19     Aquarius   - S/R  
  Jupiter     Jun 20, 2021 15:05     Pisces   - S/R  
  Chiron     Jul 15, 2021 16:40     Aries   - S/R  
  Jupiter     Jul 28, 2021 12:42     Aquarius   - R  
  Saturn     Oct 10, 2021 02:17     Aquarius   - S/D  
  Jupiter     Oct 17, 2021 05:29     Aquarius   - S/D  
  Chiron     Dec 19, 2021 16:32     Aries   - S/D  
  Jupiter     Dec 29, 2021 04:09     Pisces   - I  

Understanding Transits and Retrogrades of Jupiter, Saturn and Chiron

The in retrograde motion is an illusion of the planet moving backwards based on the placement of the planet in relation to the Earth and the Sun. Each of these planets retrograde motion approximately once per year as the Sun is in a sign that is opposing (or close to opposing) that particular planet's transiting sign. Jupiter typically is in retrograde motion about 120 days. Saturn's usual retrograde motion period is about 140 days and Chiron's is in retrograde motion approximately 145 days. The retrograde for Jupiter, Saturn and Chiron generally encompass 35 percent to 40 percent of the year with Saturn being closer to 35% [four - four and one half months] while Jupiter and Chiron are closer to 40% [four and one half - five months]. When the planet is done transiting in retrograde motion, it will station briefly then resume the transit in direct motion.

To adjust the times for your timezone, add or subtract the number of hours your timezone is from 0 UT. If you live in the western hemisphere (mostly the Americas) you would subtract the number of hours from the time shown on the table. Most of the eastern hemisphere will add hours to the time shown in the table.


Links are provided below for timezone calculators and retrograde information.





Ingress/Retrograde Chart Links



Planetary Places

Jupiter Jupiter 24°Sagittarius 6' Retrograde
Saturn Saturn 20°Capricorn 29'
Chiron Chiron Aries 41'
Uranus Uranus Taurus 35'
Neptune Neptune 17°Pisces 50'
Pluto Pluto 23°Capricorn 9'
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