Uranus moved into Taurus in May 2018, but only stayed there for about 6 months until retrograding back into Aries. The last time that Uranus entered Taurus was 1934.
Since direct, Uranus has been in Taurus since March 2019 and will move retrograde on August 16, 2020. Uranus will end its retrograde and direct course on January 14, 2021. To get a better understanding on this retrograde, try to think back to when Uranus went retrograde on August 12, 2019, up until January 10, 2020 when Uranus went direct motion.
Uranus moves pretty slowly, completing one orbit of the sun every 84 years and moving into a new Zodiac sign about every seven. Since these changes will occur in your life over the next seven years, it’s important to note that these changes won’t be immediate. Of course, looking at the aspects that transit Uranus is making to your natal planets will give you a better look at how the transit is affecting you personally.
When you hear the words “retrograde” talked about in the astrology community, you may begin to buckle at the knees and think of it as a way of miscommunication, electronics going haywire, and in a complete fog overall.
Relax, that’s definitely what Mercury retrograde brings but thankfully we’ve already experienced the troubles from the planet of intellect last month. Uranus retrogrades, like all of the outer planets, doesn’t have much of an effect on you in your day-to-day life, but it does affect your life overall. This transit is not only affecting you but the entire society.
Uranus in Taurus
When Uranus is direct we can start to experience both genius and disturbing ideas and events. When retrograde, these ideas spur around in our minds, waiting to be released. Uranus is the planet of surprise. Shaking things up and wild behavior are all keywords of this planet. When Uranus is in Taurus, public attention is turned towards how we need to secure our natural resources. Uranus is giving us an opportunity to take direct action as individuals in protecting our earth when in Taurus.
Uranus Retrograde in Taurus
When in retrograde motion, these issues are turned inwards. We begin to think about the change we want for ourselves, so by the time Uranus is direct, we can use these ideas to better the world around us.
This also includes how we view our environment, our stocks, resources, and what values we hold. However, the last time Uranus went retrograde through Taurus was August 11, 2019. Many things became unstable and uncomfortable without a doubt.
Even the weather got uncomfortable when Uranus moved into Taurus back in March 2019. Taurus representing Earth and Uranus bringing change and unpredictability. Halfway through 2019 we saw some pretty intense tornadoes, floods, winter storms, cold outbreaks, drought and tropical cyclones. The weather events of the year were very unusual.