December 2019 Horoscopes
Written by Erin Feher
Photography by ILLUSTRATION BY CEG PHOTOGRAPHICS
It’s horoscope time! Check out what’s in store for you this month by reading through the larger themes of these December 2019 horoscopes below, then clicking into your specific sign in our slideshow.
Larger Than Life
December is here, and just like that, another year passes us by with an entire decade on the horizon. But this December is no sleepy endcap between the past and the future. The present month is bright, busy, and bursting with opportunity that colors the coming year with unfurling growth and optimism.
Jupiter steals the show in an astrologically monumental month, splashing onto the scene with his characteristic “larger than life” presence. The planet of expansion and abundance shifts out of home sign Sagittarius, where he’s been camping for the last year, and enters grounded Earth sign Capricorn on December 2. Jupiter transits slowly and remains in all-business Capricorn until December 2020.
Plucky, generous Jupiter in a sign as practical and well-rooted as Capricorn aligns luck with hard work, preparation, and focused determination. This energy shift is as much “create your own destiny” as it is “choose your own adventure,” with nods to long hours, contained self-discipline, and capturing the right audience at the right time.
And as colossal as Jupiter’s influence is, what materializes in December 2019 is only a small hint of what’s to come in 2020. This month is for fantastical ideation and stern organization: Don’t hold back from dreaming on an enormous scale of imagination, but back those fantasies with pragmatic, tactical strategies. Intentions laid down this month will gain unstoppable momentum through 2020.
Mercury enters Sagittarius on December 9, encouraging us to write out our hopes, dreams, intentions, and plans down with optimism. The Gemini full moon on December 12 boosts positivity and spurs us to talk out or hopes and fears with a close confidante. Venus, planetary ruler of love, beauty, and money, bursts into electric Aquarius on December 20, inspiring revolution in love and sex, as well as our aesthetic and modes of earning money.
Seagoat Season officially begins on December 21 as the Sun turns into Capricorn for the next month. It’s time for another round of transformative eclipses once again, beginning with a powerful solar eclipse occurring on December 25—Christmas Day. Like a shot out of a cannon, this potent first eclipse initiates material motion of all the dreams, schemes, and plans Jupiter compelled us to consider earlier this month.
The mighty Sun forms a heavy conjunction with Jupiter—both stationed in Capricorn—on December 27, followed by Mercury’s shift into the same strong Earth sign on December 28. Make sure those intentions—and the plans you’ve devised to ensure they become reality—are air-tight by month’s end. There’s absolutely no stopping the boulder of momentum as it tumbles forcefully into 2020!
Jupiter enters Capricorn: December 2
Mercury enters Sagittarius: December 9
Gemini Full Moon: December 12
Venus enters Aquarius: December 20
Sun enters Capricorn: December 21
New Moon and Annular Solar Eclipse in Capricorn: December 25
Sun in Capricorn Conjunct Jupiter in Capricorn: December 27
Mercury enters Capricorn: December 28
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