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Capricorn 2020 Horoscope

You can find your Capricorn 2020 horoscope below. These horoscopes work best when you read your Ascendant sign, and not your Sun sign (also known as star sign). Not sure what your Ascendant sign is? Generate your natal chart now, or if you prefer a more beginner-friendly version you can order your free natal chart instead (may take a few weeks to receive). 

Just as in life, you can have some things going well, and others going not so well, some of the predictions below may seem to contradict each other. Sometimes the planetary aspects seem to really hit home in your chart, and other times not so much. This is an indication of what to expect in a general sense and is not calibrated to your individual natal chart and covers only the basics of what to expect in 2020.

The year starts off with a lot of planets in the 1st house that is related to you, your appearance and how others perceive you, and includes the powerful Saturn conjunct Pluto aspect in this part of your chart. There has probably been a build-up to changes in this area of your life for a little while now.

It is likely that change is inevitable in some regards when it comes to your appearance, your personality or how others see you. While this might seem quite ominous and frightening, in the long term, this is likely to be quite beneficial and to assist you in growing in some fashion.

Early January to mid-February can be a frustrating time where it may seem that you cannot put a foot right. It is likely that you may slip into knee-jerk reactions when upset and that this only gets in the way of what you want to do and say during this time.

Others may seem to be working against you and your interests at this time, or it may seem that someone or something is blocking your progress. This is, however, a good time to do behind the scenes work such as research or a good time to volunteer if you feel so inclined.

From mid-January to early February, you may find that your day to day encounters with people are more harmonious and agreeable. You enjoy catching up with friends, siblings and those that you run into on a regular basis. There may be an uptick in the number of communications with others during this time as well.

From early February to early March, you may find yourself becoming more of a homebody. You are more likely to want to spend time at home with your special people, rather than go out or visit with others at this time.

Your relationship with your family and your parents, in particular, is likely to be quite good during this time. You may find yourself wanting to redecorate your home or make it more appealing in some way.

From the 16th of February until the 9th of March, Mercury will be retrograde, which can cause all sorts of mix-ups and delays. For you, Mercury will be about rethinking, re-evaluating and re-doing matters related to siblings, cousins, those that you encounter in your local neighborhood on a regular basis and communications in general.

During the retrograde period, you may want to stop and think, or double-check you have the right person selected, before hitting send on an email or text. This can also be a time when your car or other modes of transportation can be prone to breakdowns, flat tires, or delays. Try and ensure that you have backups of important details in case of computer glitches. 

The very last period of the retrograde period, from March 4, will see Mercury slip back into the astrological house that is all about your finances and possessions. When purchasing items, be sure to double-check change given to you or the amount charged is correct. 

To truly keep your bases covered, you would be best to not start or buy something new between the beginning of February and the end of March (allowing for the shadow period).

Mid-February to the end of March is likely to be a high energy time for you where you have the ambition and drive to achieve your aims. You are usually better off working independently now if you can, as you may not play well with others at this time.

From early March to early April is a great time to get away for holidays if you can. This is a time when you have little time for work and heavy subjects in any case, and you would rather focus on fun times with those that you care about.

If you have children, this is likely to be a wonderful time to spend with them. For those in relationships, this is likely to be a carefree and relaxed time. You feel able to be yourself and be appreciated for who you are.

For those that are artistically inclined, this can be a very productive time. For those that are not so talented, an appreciation for the creative work of others is likely now.

From the beginning of April to mid-May may see your feelings of self-worth tied into your financial circumstances and what you own. You may feel quite driven to accumulate more possessions or increase your income in some way. You are more likely to put these possessions to good use at this time though. Disputes over finances and possessions are more likely now.

From early April to early August, you may run into some relationship difficulties. If there are problems in your relationship, this is a good time to discuss them and come to some sort of agreement. There is a strong tendency for you to want to focus on only the fun side of things now, but ignoring matters will not make them go away.

You may want to be off enjoying yourself when you need to knuckle down and do some work. In the workplace, however, you should be able to schmooze well with those you work with.

Your health is likely to be good at this time, but you may need to watch your weight, as you will likely have a weakness for sweet and fattening foods at this time.

Venus will be retrograde this year, from May 13th to June 25th. However, the effects of Venus retrograde will be felt from April 9th until July 29th when taking into account the retrograde shadow period. Events from 8 years ago (11th April 2012 to 31st July 2012) may also be linked to events happening now.

Venus will be retrograde in your 6th house of health and fitness, daily routines, work relationships, and pets. As Venus retrogrades are a time for reviewing our relationships and values, you may find yourself mulling over issues to do with these topics. Any imbalances that have occurred in the areas are likely to come under scrutiny.

On and around June 3rd, issues from the past are likely to arise and there may be a strong tendency to project these onto current partners or situations, even when there is no correlation between the two. Walls or defenses that you have built up may need to be torn down, or you may find the need to enforce boundaries at this time.

You may find that looking at matters from a new angle or taking a new approach works better for you now. This works best if you can incorporate the new ways of looking at this situation with how you have already been dealing with these sorts of matters. Venus values balance and harmony, so swinging from handing a situation one way to the other extreme may do more harm than good.

Mid-May to the last week of June you are likely to expend a lot more energy dealing with communications and transportation. You may also come across as a little more aggressive than you usually do. You may find that those that you encounter on a day to day basis get on your nerves more now. Your relationship with siblings might suffer somewhat unless you can funnel it into physical activities you can share together.

From 17 Jun 2020 to 12 Jul 2020 we have Mercury retrograde and potentially causing mix-ups and delays again. Some may find the effects of the retrograde extend to the shadow period of 1 Jun to 26 Jul 2020.

This Mercury retrograde will be occurring in your 7th house of marriage and partnerships. There may also be issues relating to communications between you and your partner, either business or romantic. This can also extend to good friends. It would not be unusual to hear from ex-partners during this time.

Late June to early September can be a time when you expend a lot of energy in regards to your home or family. You may be renovating your home at this time. This can also cause problems with those that you live or with your family. This can affect your parents in particular.

You may find it more difficult to live with other people as you may become quite insistent on having things your own way at this time. This can also indicate disagreements with others over real estate and property.

From early August to early September, your relationships are likely to be excellent. This includes not only your romantic relationships but those with good friends and business partners.

You are likely to be more open and affectionate during this time. For those that are single, this can be a good time for a new romance.

If you have been in conflict with someone and want to reconnect, this is the optimum time to do so. The only thing you need to watch out for is that you may veer towards being too easy going and not looking out for your own interests at this time.

From early September to early October, maybe a fortunate time when it comes to finances. You may benefit from money via your partner, a bank, taxation, inheritance or insurances.

Mars will be retrograde from the 9th of September until the 13th of November (the effects may be felt from 25 July 2020 to 2 January 2021 when allowing for the shadow period). When Mars is transiting retrograde we are reevaluating our power, drive, energy, and assertiveness.

This will be taking place in the area of your chart that is associated with the 4th house of your home and family, particularly your parents. The 4th house includes not just your home, but real estate in general.

Up until the 13th of October, there can be a tendency to over-react and it can be hard to see situations as they truly are. The 13th of October may bring a situation to a head, and may lead to a type of explosion of energies/frustration.

This is certainly not the only time that Mars (energy, drive, ambition, anger, libido) will find itself frustrated this year. In fact, a lot of 2020 will feel like a push-pull, stop-start sort of energy as Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn will be having a lot of sway over Mars as well. It may take until mid-January 2021 before you feel like you are making any real progress at all.

As it turns out, the 13th of October is also when Mercury stations retrograde for the final time this year. This is the start of the retrograde phase, where mix-ups and delays are to be expected, so pressures are likely to be quite intense then.

The Mercury retrograde phase is from 13 Oct 2020 to 3 Nov 2020, but the shadow period will be from 23 September to 19 November. This will be occurring in your 11th house of groups, friends, and organizations. The 11th house also includes your hopes and dreams.

This retrograde period may result in you seeing long lost friends and acquaintances. You may find that you run into people that you know from groups and organizations that you may not have seen for a long time, or in completely different surroundings. This can be a good time to go back and work on some hopes and/or dreams that you may have started on but didn’t get around to completing.

On the 27th of October, Mercury will move back into your 10th house of career and public reputation. You may find that you need to double-check your work more thoroughly at this time, as errors are more likely to slip through the cracks at this time. It is also possible that you may hear from those that you use to work with, particularly if they were in a higher position than you.

For most of October, you may be drawn to art and other cultural experiences. This is a wonderful time to get away on a long-distance trip if you can. Your appreciation for new and different locations, adventures and people is stronger at this time. Relationships formed now may teach you things that you have not been exposed to before.

From late October to late November is likely to be a favorable time with regard to career and public reputation. You are seen as easy to get along with and people tend to view you in a good light during this time. You may be more involved in artistic, creative or diplomatic matters related to your career, even if this is not usually the case.

There is a possibility of falling for or becoming romantically involved with someone that you work with at this time. This romantic interest could be a boss or someone that is perceived as being in a higher position than you at this time.

From late November until mid-December you may find yourself interacting with your friends and in groups more. This is a great time to be mingling with others, whether that be with friends, or at meetings or conferences.

The friendship component of any romantic relationships you are involved in will be more important to you now. Your ability and willingness to compromise in general is improved during this time.

From mid-December, you may want to keep your relationships low-key. For some, this may indicate a secret or clandestine romantic situation. For others, it may just be wanting to keep things more removed from other people and situations at this time.

You may also find that you are more selfless and giving to your partner or others at this time. This may also be a time of hidden or psychological issues in regards to relationships.

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Born and bred in Brisbane, Australia, I have had a fascination with astrology since I was a child. I hold the STA’s Practitioners Level Certification in Horary and am currently studying Hellenistic Astrology.