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All About Retrogrades SURVIVAL KIT

Each year, almost all planets go through periods when they appear to be moving backwards.

Planets go around the Sun.  As they "round the bend" from our point-of-view, they appear to slow down, stop, slide backward, stop again, and then move forward—this cycle is known as "retrograde."

Retrograde or "Rx" comes from the Latin word "retrogradus," which means "backward step." . . .  Read more

Posted by Rami in How To's, Practical Astrology, Retrogrades