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The Sun's Ingress Astrological Information 2016 - 2018

Updated January 1, 2016 by J McCaul

Below is a table displaying three years of Solar Ingress dates, times (UTC), seasonal changes, and zodiac sign. It's a common question, "When does ____ season start?" Each year, the date and time is slightly different, so we can't just say, "Oh, that's on the 21st of every three months" because, obviously, that's not accurate! For more information describing the color codes and abbreviations, refer to the main planet ingress page.

Today is June 1, 2016 3:34 am UTC

Sun Sun 11°Gemini 5'

SignMonth201620172018Equinox/Solstice
  Aquarius     Jan     20 15:27     19 21:23     20 03:09    
 
  Pisces     Feb     19 05:34     18 11:31     18 17:18    
 
  Aries     Mar     20 04:30     20 10:28     20 16:15     Vernal E.  
  Taurus     Apr     19 15:29     19 21:27     20 03:12    
 
  Gemini     May     20 14:36     20 20:30     21 02:14    
 
  Cancer     Jun     20 22:34     21 04:24     21 10:07     Summer S.  
  Leo     Jul     22 09:30     22 15:15     22 21:00    
 
  Virgo     Aug     22 16:38     22 22:20     23 04:08    
 
  Libra     Sep     22 14:21     22 20:01     23 01:54     Autumnal E.  
  Scorpio     Oct     22 23:45     23 05:26     23 11:22    
 
  Sagittarius     Nov     21 21:22     22 03:04     22 09:01    
 
  Capricorn     Dec     21 10:44     21 16:28     21 22:23     Winter S.  

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.


To read more about Solar Ingress Charts, read the articles linked below.


North Hemisphere Seasons
Vernal Equinox (Aries Ingress): Sun 0° Aries. Approx. March 19 & 20 each year. (Spring)Summer Solstice (Cancer Ingress): Sun 0° Cancer. Approx. June 21 & 22 each year. (Summer)
Autumnal Equinox (Libra Ingress): Sun 0° Libra. Approx. September 21 & 22 each year. (Fall)Winter Solstice (Capricorn Ingress:) Sun 0° Capricorn. Approx. December 21 & 22 each year. (Winter)

South Hemisphere Seasons
Autumnal Equinox (Aries Ingress): Sun 0° Aries. Approx. March 19 & 20 each year. (Fall)Winter Solstice (Cancer Ingress): Sun 0° Cancer. Approx. June 21 & 22 each year. (Winter)
Vernal Equinox (Libra Ingress): Sun 0° Libra. Approx. September 21 & 22 each year. (Spring)Summer Solstice (Capricorn Ingress:) Sun 0° Capricorn. Approx. December 21 & 22 each year. (Summer)



Ingress/Retrograde Chart Links



Planetary Places

Moon Moon 15°Aries 51'
Sun Sun 11°Gemini 5'
Mercury Mercury 17°Taurus 45'
Venus Venus Gemini 31'
Mars Mars 28°Scorpio 27' Retrograde
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