Venus represents everything beautiful in our lives. She presents the money, love, luxury, art and taste.

Venus can be seen as a twin sister to Earth in terms of size. However, there are no other similarities. Besides the sun and the moon, it appears to us as the brightest star with the naked eye.
The planet is called morning and evening star, because at these times it is most visible. At midnight, on the other hand, it is never visible. It comes closest to Earth’s orbit in its orbit. One day on Venus lasts almost 8 months according to our time calculation. All planets rotate counterclockwise – Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Astronomical Significance

Venus is the third smallest planet in the solar system. Its diameter is over 12,000 kilometers. It is located about 108 million kilometers from the Sun and 38 million kilometers from the Earth. The atmosphere on the planet consists of 97% carbon dioxide, which leads to permanent cloud formation. The surface has a temperature of 500°C, which is twice as warm as our domestic ovens. Next to the moon, it is the brightest celestial body.

Astrological Meaning

Orbit around the sun:

225 days

Astrological Symbol

Venus rules partnerships, relationships and marriage. Her qualities include tact, diplomacy, creativity, empathy and sensitivity. However, she is also responsible for jealousy, envy and resentment.

In the horoscope we learn how the horoscope signer loves and moves in a relationship. For men, it indicates what type of woman they prefer.

The planet represents everything beautiful, our taste, art, music as well as money. Good food and drink, a nice apartment, stylish clothes as well as fashion are represented by it.

Meaning Retrograde Venus

During the times when the planet is retrograde, everything revolves around the theme of love. An old love affair resurfaces or feelings long past are brought back to life. It is a good time to get in touch with a loved one in the past and make a fresh start. However, entering into a new love should be avoided. As soon as Venus turns direct again, the veil of infatuation disappears and disillusionment sets in. Therefore, it is advisable to postpone a first date.

Venus is retrograde about every 1 1/2 years for about 40 days.

Retrograde Venus 2021-2025

March 2,  2025 – April 12, 2025
July 23, 2023 – September 3, 2023
December 19, 2021 – January 29, 2022

Retrograde Venus 2016-2020

May 13, 2020 – June 25, 2020
October 5, 2018 – November 16, 2018
Mrch 4, 2017 – April 15, 2017


In astromedicine, the ovaries are represented by Venus.

All planets at a glance HERE.