Every Retrograde In Astrology, Ranked From Least To Most Chaotic

The planets are always stirring up drama.

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All retrogrades hit differently depending on the planet involved, what zodiac sign it’s retrograding in, and how it’s activating your individual birth chart — but here’s the general scoop on the major planetary retrogrades and how intensely they affect our lives.

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As the planet of good luck, Jupiter retrograde (which happens once per year and lasts for about four months) is usually the least stressful backspin of the bunch. It’s a time to reflect on your personal philosophies and belief systems, and refine the path you’re on.