Solar Eclipse in Capricorn


Buckle up, folks. On January 5, 2019, there’s a partial solar eclipse in Capricorn. Solar eclipses are the equivalent of a double new moons, so they bring double the new opportunities, new doors opening, new people and situations. But this one is strange. Look at that chart. The last time we had a solar eclipse at 15 degrees Capricorn was in January 2000. Look back: what was going on in your life then?

Down there in the bottom right-hand corner of the chart – see that cluster? All those planets and points are in Capricorn. The sun and moon there in the middle at 15 degrees Capricorn, with Mercury and Saturn to the left, Pluto on the right. Capricorn is an earth sign governed by Saturn, which represents government, structure, authority. Mercury is about communication, Pluto represents profound transformation. This eclipse looks like a heavy-handed reality check.

  This eclipse falls in your 10th house – career, profession, your public face. You may be saddled with more responsibility. However, you’ll be compensated handsomely for it – raise? bonus?  coveted perk? – and will rise to the occasion with your usual energetic approach to everything. Jupiter is in brother fire sign Sagittarius on this eclipse day,so the planet of luck and expansion has your back.

Taurus: You may have an opportunity to travel overseas or to work with individuals from other countries. It’s also possible the work involves some complex visionary project that requires a contract or some other legal document. Another possibility is that you’re accepted into graduate or law school. If you have a sun in Taurus at 10 to 25 degrees, then the eclipse is forming a powerful and beneficial angle to your sun.
 Gemini:   The eclipse occurs in your 8th house, the weirdest house in the zodiac. It represents the most mundane things – taxes, insurances, mortgages, royalties, inheritances,  other people’s resources – as well as death, rebirth, spirit contact, everything paranormal. New opportunities may come to you in any of these areas. You get your mortgage, you see your dead father. You get the idea here.

Cancer:  This eclipse occurs in your 7th house of partnerships, opposite your sun sign. Even though parts of this eclipse will be a big ouch,  something new will occur for you in the area of personal or business partnerships. You find the agent or manager who will further you career. You and your significant other move into together, get engaged. Doors open.

Leo: The focus for you is your daily work and the maintenance of your health, the 6th house. New opportunities may include: joining a new gym, finding a new trainer, starting a new health regimen, a chance to shine in some way.Interestingly, Jupiter is in fellow fire sign Sagittarius, forming a beautiful angle to your sun. Whatever happens will have en element of luck to it, of being in the right place at the right time.

Virgo: If you’re single, you may not be for very long. This eclipse takes place in your 5th house of love, romance, creativity, children. You may start a new creative project or take the next step with a current project. If you and your partner have been trying to start a family, this eclipse could be the ticket. If ou have. sun, moon, or rising in Virgo between 10-25 degrees, then you’re in a great position to manifest what you desire.

Libra: New opportunities that arrive with this eclipse are connected to home and family. A parent or child may move in or out. If your home is on the market, the right buyer shows up. You may move. Or you may have a chance to build an addition onto your home. However things shake out, Jupiter in Sagittarius forms a beneficial angle to your sun. That means the planet of luck has your back. 

Scorpio: Opportunities come in communication, travel, learning and studying, with anything that enhances your conscious mind.You have an opportunity to write that book that has been crawling around in the back of your head. Or you take on a teaching gig, perhaps as a life coach, a social media expert, an intuitive counselor. During this eclipse, you’ve got lovely Venus in your sign, so she bolsters the opportunities.

Sagittarius: Get ready, Sadge! This eclipse and all those planets in Capricorn fall in your 2nd house of finances, $, personal values.  This excess of Capricorn planets can affect you in one of several ways. You may feel panicked about money – or more determined to succeed at whatever you’re doing.You may be especially didactic about what you value and insist on doing things in a particular way.  With Jupiter still in your sign, be sure to buy a lottery ticket. Or several!

Capricorn:  This is your eclipse, Capricorn, particularly if you were born between January 1 -15. This one impacts you in a personal, intimate way, and if you remember to breathe, to pace yourself, the benefits could be substantial. Neptune is in compatible water sign Pisces right now, forming a beneficial angle to the eclipse degree, so your idealism and creativity are highlighted. Your intuition should be exceptional. Embrace the opportunities that come your way. Look for synchronicities that confirm.
Aquarius:  The eclipse occurs in that area of your chart that represents the personal unconscious, what’s hidden.  It brings focus to your own psyche. You  may take up meditation, attend a workshop or seminar on self-development. Your dreams could be particularly vivid on and around the time of this eclipse, so pay attention. Take notes. Jupiter forms a beneficial angle to your sun, so you’re in good shape. 

If you have a bunch of wishes bottled up inside you, then it’s time to bring them out into the open and prioritize them. This eclipse enables you to start manifesting what you desire. It falls in your 11th house of wishes and dreams. This house also includes networks of friends, people you hang with, people who often share your beliefs. Neptune is also in your sign, heightening your idealism, creativity, and spirituality.
 On January 21, there will be a total lunar eclipse in Aquarius. Look for that post on January 20. Visually, it will be a beauty. Astrologically…hmmm…



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2 Responses to Solar Eclipse in Capricorn

  1. CJ says:

    This is 1-8-2019, the first time I’ve been able to communicate due to health issues. My birth date is January 2, dead center Capricorn, with Cancer Rising and Cancer Moon. On the first day of each month I go to the Susan Miller astrology zone, and her coverage, like yours, tends to be spot on even tho they are solar and not natal. I was born on January 2, with Cancer Rising and Cancer Moon.Yes, on January 5,
    there was significant activity in almost every aspect of my life. There will be another eclipse on January 20, and that one, for Capricorns, is apparently destined to bring
    some pretty heavy unexpected stuff. I’m SO appreciative of your astro insights, Trish and Rob! I need to find my natal chart to get individual aspects, because I’m in a challenging phase of my life and need guidance. THANK YOU for this post!

    • Trish and Rob says:

      send me your time and place of birth, CJ, and I’ll send you your chart! Glad to see you back.

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