Sunrise Sun’s Degree on January 4, 2018
Second Decan of CAPRICORN (portion of ten degrees): CAPRICORN/TAURUS
Sixth Dwad of CAPRICORN (portion of 2.5 degrees): CAPRICORN/GEMINI
On December 22 the Sun entered the Cardinal Earth Sign of CAPRICORN. This was the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, the Sun stalling on its southernmost declination on the Tropic of Capricorn, before retracing its steps northward. This was the longest day of the year in Australia and the shortest in the Northern Hemisphere.
The SUN will transit CAPRICORN from December 22, at 3.27.53 am (Australia Eastern Daylight Saving Time = 11 hours East of Greenwich). The Sun will be in this Cardinal Earth Sign until January 20, 2.08.56 pm, with the ingress into Aquarius.