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Transpersonal Planets' Ingress and Retrograde Astrological Information 2020 - 2023

Uranus * Neptune * Pluto

Updated October 1, 2021 by J McCaul

Below is a table for Uranus, Neptune and Pluto Ingress & Retrograde dates, times, retrograde countdown, and zodiac signs for the next few years. Many people wonder when will the planet be in retrograde motion. The countdown has been included at the top of the retrograde/ingress table 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 2021 transit information.

Today is October 23, 2021 5:42 am UTC

Uranus Uranus 13°Taurus 19' Retrograde
Neptune Neptune 20°Pisces 49' Retrograde
Pluto Pluto 24°Capricorn 23'
Uranus is currently transiting retrograde motion.
Uranus begins direct motion in 2 months 26 days

Neptune is currently transiting retrograde motion.
Neptune begins direct motion in 1 month 8 days

Pluto is currently transiting direct motion.
Pluto begins retrograde motion in 6 months 5 days

PlanetDate & Time (GMT)Sign & Event
  Uranus     Jan 11, 2020 01:48     Taurus   - S/D  
  Pluto     Apr 25, 2020 18:54     Capricorn   - S/R  
  Neptune     Jun 23, 2020 04:32     Pisces   - S/R  
  Uranus     Aug 15, 2020 14:27     Taurus   - S/R  
  Pluto     Oct 04, 2020 13:32     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Neptune     Nov 29, 2020 00:36     Pisces   - S/D  
  Uranus     Jan 14, 2021 08:36     Taurus   - S/D  
  Pluto     Apr 27, 2021 20:02     Capricorn   - S/R  
  Neptune     Jun 25, 2021 19:21     Pisces   - S/R  
  Uranus     Aug 20, 2021 01:40     Taurus   - S/R  
  Pluto     Oct 06, 2021 18:28     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Neptune     Dec 01, 2021 13:23     Pisces   - S/D  
  Uranus     Jan 18, 2022 15:26     Taurus   - S/D  
  Pluto     Apr 29, 2022 18:36     Capricorn   - S/R  
  Neptune     Jun 28, 2022 07:55     Pisces   - S/R  
  Uranus     Aug 24, 2022 13:54     Taurus   - S/R  
  Pluto     Oct 08, 2022 21:56     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Neptune     Dec 04, 2022 00:14     Pisces   - S/D  
  Uranus     Jan 22, 2023 22:58     Taurus   - S/D  
  Pluto     Mar 23, 2023 12:12     Aquarius   - I  
  Pluto     May 01, 2023 17:09     Aquarius   - S/R  
  Pluto     Jun 11, 2023 09:46     Capricorn   - R  
  Neptune     Jun 30, 2023 21:06     Pisces   - S/R  
  Uranus     Aug 29, 2023 02:39     Taurus   - S/R  
  Pluto     Oct 11, 2023 01:09     Capricorn   - S/D  
  Neptune     Dec 06, 2023 13:22     Pisces   - S/D  

Understanding Transits and Retrogrades of Uranus, Neptune and Pluto

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. Uranus typically retrogrades about 155 days. Neptune's retrograde period typically is about 160 days and Pluto's retrograde frame is approximately 165 days. The retrogrades for Pluto, Neptune and Uranus are generally about 40 percent to 45 percent of the year. When the planet is done transiting in retrograde motion, it will station briefly then resume the transit in direct motion.

The Astrology Promise of Uranus in Retrograde

Uranus' influence is the epitome of "expect the unexpected." Regardless of the direction of Uranus' transit, we must navigate the sudden changes that get thrown out. Some of us thrive on routine and consistency, and when Uranus has game, we feel like we're thrown into a proverbial blender. The sudden changes are actually subdued somewhat while Uranus' transit is retrograde. The period of Uranus retrograde allows us chance to think a little about our reaction to changes. It also gives us a chance to rethink and organize our need for change. Many groups formed while Uranus is direct, actually find more structure and organization after Uranus has begun retrograde motion.

The Astrology Promise of Neptune in Retrograde

Neptune's influence is considered to be creative, dream based and spiritual. We tend to walk around a bit more hopeful and optimistic while Neptune's transit is direct (moving forward). We may be more optimistic because we have an ideal or a fantasy that we hope to achieve. When Neptune's transit retrogrades, our dreams and ideals may start to drip away as reality forces us to come to terms with any portion of the dream that is based on fantasy. We will need to rethink our creative side, as well, since we may start to experience dissatisfaction with our current path or creative focus.

The Astrology Promise of Pluto in Retrograde

Pluto's influence is considered to be evolving, regenerative and transforming. When Pluto's transit is direct (moving forward) we tend to change from the "outside" in as the situations around us typically force us to evaluate our predicaments. When Pluto's transit retrogrades, we reverse this process to an inside-out evolution. Our internal forces seem to break down or redirect us so that we can see our own need for change rather than being forced into the process by others.

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.

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Jupiter Jupiter 22°Aquarius 23'
Saturn Saturn Aquarius 1'
Chiron Chiron Aries 48' Retrograde
Uranus Uranus 13°Taurus 19' Retrograde
Neptune Neptune 20°Pisces 49' Retrograde
Pluto Pluto 24°Capricorn 23'
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