What does "Saturn in Sagittarius" mean?


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"Saturn in Sagittarius" refers to when the planet Saturn passes through the constellation Sagittarius. As of 2014, this last occurred from 1985 to 1988 and is scheduled to occur next from 2015 to 2017.

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Saturn travels slowly around the sun, taking nearly 29 years to complete one cycle. Therefore it stays in each astrological sign for more than 2 years.

Astrologers believe that Saturn has a strong influence on our personalities and the struggles we face. Saturn represents seriousness, hardship and challenges and tends to conflict with the Sagittarius sign, which focuses on philosophy, the mind and desires. However, when Saturn is in Sagittarius, it is thought to encourage focus and spark a desire to pursue life's higher meanings.

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