The Summer Solstice Will Affect Each Zodiac Sign In A *Big* Way

The light is coming.

by Valerie Mesa

This year’s summer solstice will officially kick off on Tuesday, June 21 at exactly 5:14 a.m. EST. More often referred to as the “heart of summer,” this also happens to be the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, which is when the light rules the day.

Astrologically, the summer solstice marks the beginning of Cancer season, which is when we are encouraged to prioritize our emotional well-being, as well as matters related to home, family, and our inner world. Here’s what the 2022 summer solstice means for your sign:

Aries (March 21 to April 19)

You’re unapologetically calling the shots, Aries. In addition to the moon, Mars, and Jupiter simultaneously conjugating in your sign, the sun will also slip into the coziest area of your chart today, which has everything to do with your personal life as well as your innermost feelings. You’re prioritizing your bliss, and it’s about time, too.

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Taurus (April 20 to May 20)

You’re getting more in touch with your feelings, Taurus. For instance, while the sun debuts in Cancer, and your third house of communication, immediate exchanges, and your mental state, the moon will join Mars and Jupiter in Aries, via your mystical 12th house of dreams, healing, and unconscious patterns. You’re checking in with yourself, as you should.

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Gemini (May 21 to June 21)

There is nothing more rewarding than reveling in the fruits of your labor, Gemini. And with the sun debuting in Cancer today, you’re equally as pleasure-seeking as you are eager to indulge in your sensual delights. The moon will also join Mars and Jupiter in Aries, so the option to spend time with friends, or explore other horizons is on the table.

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Cancer (June 22 to July 22)

Summer solstice marks the beginning of your birthday season, so the sun is energizing and revitalizing your mind, body, and soul, Cancer. As if this weren’t enough reason to celebrate and bask in your abundance, the moon be sitting close to Mars and Jupiter in Aries, via your public 10th house. That means that in addition to your birthday festivities, some of you may celebrate big wins, too.

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Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22)

Relax, and unwind, Leo. If this means some time off work, and a well-deserved exotic getaway where you can decompress, then so be it. After all, the sun will debut in Cancer, via your mystical 12th house of sleep, dreams, and rest today... but it doesn’t end there. The moon will join Mars and Jupiter in Aries, via your expansive ninth house of adventure. So, carpe diem.

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Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)

Gather with your best pals, Virgo. The sun’s debut in Cancer means more emphasis on associations, community affairs, and your sense of belonging in the world, so I hope you’re ready for all of the summer festivities. If they feel like family, then all the more reason to surround yourself with them. Also, with the moon glimmering through Aries, romantic connections are bound to intensify.

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Libra (July 23 to Aug. 22)

Working from the hotel suite, Libra? That wouldn’t be a surprise, especially when considering the sun’s debut in Cancer, and your public 10th house of authority, career, and reputation in the world. Although, with the moon sitting close to Mars and Jupiter in your relationship sector, some of you may be in the middle of paradise alongside your special someone. Multitasking for the win.

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Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 21)

Sail away, Scorpio. Life is short, so you might as well follow your inner compass. After all, the sun’s shift into Cancer, via your exotic ninth house of adventure, travel, and self-discovery is all the more reason to take a leap of faith, especially if that means with your passport in-hand. The moon will also join Mars and Jupiter in Aries today, urging you to be bold and independent when it comes to your lifestyle.

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Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)

When you know, you know, Sagittarius. Single, crushing, or already romantically involved, the sun’s shift into sensitive Cancer is bound to bring you inward, and highlight the validity (or lack thereof) surrounding the connections you currently share with other individuals, personally or professionally. Luna will also sit together Mars and Jupiter in Aries, emphasizing your passions and lust for life.

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Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)

It’s always nice to be in good company, Capricorn. You’re often recognized for your epic boss moves, but the sun’s shift into Cancer typically sheds lights on your softer side... you know, the one where you can’t help but feel hopelessly devoted to your person. Luna will also light up your fourth house of innermost feelings, so you’re more sentimental than usual today, too.

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Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)

Get to work... but make you’re going at your own pace, Aquarius. Remember, the sun’s debut in Cancer brings emphasis to your responsible sixth house of health, daily rituals, and due diligence, which is why you’re likely more focused on practical matters. Although, with the moon, Mars, and Jupiter sizzling through your mobile third house of miscellanies, you have the confidence to make it work.

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Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20)

You’re in your element, Pisces. Literally. It’s no wonder the sun’s debut in Cancer makes your heart skip a beat, as it energizes your fifth house of love, passion, pleasure, and unique authenticity. Truth be told, your summer solstice is starting off on the right foot, especially with the moon, Mars, and Jupiter in Aries. You’re confidently moving towards your happiness, and that’s everything.

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