Aquarius Monthly Horoscope (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarius Monthly Horoscope: Aquarius is the eleventh astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation Aquarius.
The water carrier represented by the zodiacal constellation Aquarius is Ganymede, a beautiful Phrygian youth. Ganymede was the son of Tros, king of Troy (according to Lucian, he was also son of Dardanus). While tending his father’s flocks on Mount Ida, Ganymede was spotted by Jupiter. The king of gods became enamored of the boy and flew down to the mountain in the form of a large bird, whisking Ganymede away to the heavens. Ever since, the boy has served as cupbearer to the gods. Ovid has Orpheus sing the tale:
“The king of the gods was once fired with love for Phrygian Ganymede, and when that happened Jupiter found another shape preferable to his own. Wishing to turn himself into a bird, he none the less scorned to change into any save that which can carry his thunderbolts. Then without delay, beating the air on borrowed pinions, he snatched away the shepherd of Ilium, who even now mixes the winecups, and supplies Jove with nectar, to the annoyance of Juno” (Metamorphoses X 154-160).
Aquarius is a summer constellation in the northern hemisphere, found near Pisces and Cetus. It is especially notable as the radiant for four meteor showers, the largest of which is the Delta Aquarid meteor shower in late July and early August.
Under the tropical zodiac, the sun is in Aquarius typically between January 20 and February 18, while under the Sidereal Zodiac, the sun is in Aquarius from approximately February 15 to March 14, depending on leap year.
Read January 2021 Aquarius Monthly Horoscope
Aquarius Monthly Horoscope: January 2021
When technology guru Mercury enters your innovative sign on January 8, you’re in the mood to experiment. Shop for the hottest apps, download the newest video games, test some intriguing software, or get in touch with friends and family using the latest chat technology. You’re a technical pioneer jonesing to be on the cutting edge!
Your home planet Uranus goes direct on the fourteenth, urging you to be open to change. As one of the most forward-thinking signs, you’re already on board, but the fact that you’re a fixed sign combined with the presence of energy from the stubborn Bull (Uranus is traveling with Taurus now) could lead to setbacks when it comes to forward progress. So, let’s say you’ll still be looking forward to change, just not with your usual enthusiasm.
The sun exits stoic Capricorn and enters your rebellious sign on January 19, giving you permission to walk to the beat of your own drum. You can safely say there’s no one else like you, and you want to share your uniqueness with the world! Your silly, odd actions might be met with mixed reactions, but honestly you couldn’t care less what people think of you now!
Communicative Mercury enters its first retrograde cycle of the year while in your sign on the thirtieth, leading to severe frustration when it comes to technological mishaps. You love to have the latest and greatest apps, gear, and gizmos, but it’s pretty embarrassing when they malfunction while you’re showing them off to people.