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When is Mercury RETROGRADE 2021

Updated: Jan 30



Lets, break down exactly when, Mercury goes Retrograde this year, so you can mark it off on your calendar.


As you might already know, Mercury goes retrograde three-four times each year. In 2021, Mercury will Retrograde in the tropical air signs, Aquarius, Gemini and Libra.


It is worth noting that you don't have to be an air sign, Aquarius Gemini or Libra, to feel Mercury Retrograde's effects. We all have these signs falling in one of the 12 houses in Astrology, you can get your free birth chart here.





The First of 3 Mercury Retrogrades…

Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius 2021


On January 30/31, Mercury will Retrograde in Aquarius until February 20/21. From 15:52 GMT, on the 30th until 00:52 GMT, on the 21st of February. You can click the times above to convert into your time zone.


Essentially Mercury will begin to slow down gradually up to these dates before turning retrograde. Mercury will be in what we call a shadow period for up to three weeks prior.


A shadow period is a place that Mercury will return back to during the retrograde transit in 2021.


Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius will move tropically from 26’-11' of Aquarius. Mercury will shine a little retrograde magic onto those planets and the houses they rule if you have planets around these degrees. Learn More.



The second Mercury Retrograde of 2021…

Mercury Retrograde in Gemini 2021


On May 29/30, Mercury will Retrograde in Gemini until June 21/22. From 23:35 GMT, on the 29th until 23:01 GMT, on the 22nd of June. You can click the times above to convert into your time zone.


As in the previous cycle, Mercury will gradually slow down to these dates before turning retrograde. Mercury will be in what we call a shadow period for up to three weeks prior.


A shadow period is a place that Mercury will return back to during the retrograde transit in 2021.


Mercury Retrograde in Gemini will move tropically from 24’-16' of Gemini. If you have planets around these degrees, Mercury will shine a little retrograde magic onto those planets and the houses they rule. Learn More.

The Final Mercury Retrograde of 2021…

Mercury Retrograde in Libra 2021


On September 27/28, Mercury will Retrograde in Libra until October 18/19. From 06:11 GMT, on the 27th until 16:17 GMT, on the 18th of October. You can click the times above to convert into your time zone.


Mercury will begin to slow down gradually up to these dates before turning retrograde. Mercury will be in what we call a shadow period for up to three weeks prior.


A shadow period is a place that Mercury will return back to during the retrograde transit in 2021.


Mercury Retrograde in Libra will move tropically from 25’-10' of Libra. If you have planets around these degrees, Mercury will shine a little retrograde magic onto those planets and the houses they rule. Learn More.


So, these are the dates you'll want to mark off on your calendar for Mercury Retrograde 2021. If you want to know where Mercury will be transiting for you, please check out my articles on Mercury Retrograde and here you can find more in-depth insights to the houses each cycle will activate for you.


If you found this post helpful, feel free to share it! Happy Manifesting with Mercury Retrograde.


Kerry-ann | Ask a Little Witch

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