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Neptune In Astrology
Neptune in astrology is the planet of dreams, ideals, intuition, empathy and spirituality.
It is linked to suffering and sacrifice, religious feelings and compassion. It is our psychic or boundary-less experiences, drug taking, illusion, delusion, deception and scandal and glamour. It is fantasies of the collective and longing.
Water and mist are Neptunian, as is consciousness and transcending the ego.
In astrology, Neptune has a tendency to glamorise or idealise people, ideas, even objects. So Neptune conjunct Mars can indicate a warped view of men or masculine principles.
Neptune rules music, photography, cinema, alcohol, opium and anaesthetics.
The Myth Of Neptune
The Roman mythology tied to Neptune is the god of the sea, and the deep, ocean blue color of the planet Neptune reflects this.
Planet Neptune is all about art, film, fashion, religion…
Astrologically, modern Western astrologers associate the planet Neptune with sensitivity, idealism and compassion, but also with illusion, confusion, and deception. Neptune governs hospitals, prisons, mental institutions, and any other place, such as a monastery, that involves a retreat from society. Its appearance coincided with the discovery of anesthetics and hypnotism.
Where Is Planet Neptune Now?
From our perspective here on earth, each constellation of stars forms a backdrop to the planet Neptune, so it would appear that ‘Neptune is in the constellation of Aquarius’ when we look up to the night sky, for example.
Right now, Neptune is in Pisces. Scroll down for more dates, including where Neptune was when you were born.
The Planetary Position Of Neptune In Astrology
Discovered in 1846, Neptune takes 165 years to orbit the Sun, spending approximately 14 years (13.75) in each sign of the zodiac. Select a sign to see the style of the era!
Neptune In Virgo
1928-1943, Miss Prim…
Neptune In Libra
1943-1956, Dreamboats & Petticoats
Neptune In Scorpio
1956-1970 The Swinging Sexties…
Neptune in Aquarius
1998-2011, Let’s Be Friends!
Neptune In Aries…