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July 2020 Astrology Forecast

July 2020 Astrology Forecast

Episode 261 features astrologers Kelly Surtees, Austin Coppock, and Chris Brennan giving an overview of the astrological forecast for July of 2020.

The astrology of July features Mars starting its long transit through Aries, Saturn moving back into Capricorn, a lunar eclipse in Capricorn, and Mercury squaring Mars most of the month.

We begin the episode by reviewing the astrology of the second quarter of the year, focusing on Saturn’s ingress into Aquarius where it began squaring Uranus, which should give us some preview of what Saturn’s return to Aquarius will look like in December and after.

Two of the main transits of July are Saturn retrograding back into Capricorn and Mars beginning its long six month journey through Aries, which in many ways brings us back to some of the same themes and energies that were present in the first quarter of the year.

Tensions are heightened in July though, as a side effect of the second half of the Mercury retrograde period is that Mercury will be squaring Mars pretty closely for most of the month.

At the same time we begin the month with the second of three Jupiter-Pluto conjunctions in Capricorn, as well as the final lunar eclipse taking place in Capricorn.

Below you will find links to news and announcements, the show notes, and then links to stream or download this episode of the podcast.

This episode is available in both audio and video versions below.

News, Announcements, and Sponsors


  • We spend the first hour and a half reviewing the past few months.
  • The forecast for July starts at 1:28:00

Planetary Alignments for July

  • Mars just moved into Aries in late June
    • Prelude to the squares and the retrogrades starting Aug – Sept
  • Jupiter conjoined Pluto for second time on late day of June
  • Mercury halfway through retrograde on late day of June
  • Saturn retrogrades back into Capricorn on July 1
  • Lunar eclipse in Capricorn July 5
    • Really amplifying the Jupiter-Pluto-Saturn conjunction in Capricorn
    • Culmination of solar eclipse in Capricorn way back in December
  • Mercury squaring Mars all month
    • Exact July 8
    • Again July 27
  • Mercury stations direct in Cancer July 12
  • New Moon in Cancer July 20
    • Closely opposing Saturn at 28 Capricorn
  • Sun moves into Leo July 22
  • Jupiter sextile Neptune July 27

Auspicious Astrological Date for July

Our featured electional chart for this month is a Sun in Leo election:

🪐 July 29, 2020 around 7:30 AM, with Leo rising

We also presented a few other elections for July on our private subscriber-only podcast on auspicious elections.

We also recently discounted our full year-ahead electional astrology report for 2020, which highlights some better charts later in the year.

Watch the Video Version of Our July Astrology Forecast

Here is the video version of our July astrology forecast episode:

Listen to the Audio Version of Our July Forecast

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  • Could anyone give me a quick description (if there is a quick one) of how to adjust the election for my location? I’m in the UK, so seven hours ahead of Denver, CO. Will the election just be the Denver time plus seven hours — 1.30pm — or is it more complicated than that?

    Thanks in advance to anyone who can help! Also, thank you to the hosts for another fascinating episode.

    • Calculate the chart in whatever program you use with the exact same date and time given in the example, with no time zone conversion, then set the location for the city you live in. This should give approximately the same rising sign in your location. Adjust the time to be earlier or later until the Ascendant is in the same degree in your location as what we have in the example chart. Then you are all set.

  • Thank for another beautiful review of the stars for July! It’s important to be realistic though about things. To characterize the government as having money, and bailing people and corporations out is a dishonest characterization. The government is $20+ trillion in debt and these moves are adding to that. They’re digging the grave, with a backhoe…. Saturn, Pluto, and Uranus with Mars behind the wheel and Jupiter expanding the possibilities. Change isn’t always utopian! MAGA, LOL…
    Can’t wait for next months forecast!