Hobbies Astrology Your Fortune as Jupiter Transits the Horoscope Houses Jupiter Takes a 12-Year Voyage Around the Sun Share PINTEREST Email Print Ferran Traite Soler/Getty Images Astrology The Houses Basics 12 Signs of the Zodiac The Sun & Sun Signs The Moon & Moon Signs Love & Compatibility By Molly Hall Molly Hall Molly Hall is an astrologer, tarot reader, and author of "Astrology: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Zodiac." Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 05/04/19 From October 10, 2017, to November 8, 2018, Jupiter is in Scorpio (the eighth house). Every 12 to 13 months, Jupiter transits or enters a new sign or house. Jupiter, as the largest planet, is the planet that governs growth, abundance, good fortune, and overindulgence. It takes Jupiter about 12 years to orbit the sun. So, roughly every 12th year is your natal "Jupiter return" year. Jupiter should be luckier for you. Jupiter in 2018 and 2019 Jupiter in Scorpio is a neutral place for Jupiter. It’s neither good nor bad. Neither powerful nor harmful. After November 8, 2018, Jupiter will be in Sagittarius for about 13 months. While in Sagittarius you should try to broaden your experiences and improve your understanding of others. Jupiter will leave Sagittarius on December 2, 2019. Jupiter in the First House (Aries and Mars) When Jupiter is in the first house of Aries and Mars, it is a time for striking first impressions and having a more jovial demeanor. Be a big presence, but have a mission. You should have a favorable response from your interviews, pitches, and presentations. It is a time for big hair, big personality, and big style. This is a good time to initiate a new cycle or to activate and assert your will. Realize how you might come across to others. Do not be surprised if you have some weight gain or overindulge. Jupiter in the Second House (Taurus and Venus) Jupiter in the second house heralds prosperity and a flow of resources and friendlies your way. Do not be surprised if helpful allies become responsive and even rally to protect you in some way. Your instincts will lead you to what feels right, as you seek to beautify, develop a craft, or cultivate investments. Your generosity peaks, for pooling resources toward a shared vision. Your drive to feel secure has you busy preparing for a rainy day and developing mutually beneficial networks. Jupiter in the Third House (Gemini and Mercury) When Jupiter is in the third house of Gemini and Mercury, your poetic imagination is prolific. Be alert to the pitfalls of oversharing with your friend network. You can be especially generous and help others nurture ideas. Siblings and extended family like aunts and uncles may have a role to play. Short trips can bring you a fresh outlook. Daily exchanges with neighbors, cashiers, and other passers-by can be especially meaningful. Jupiter in the Fourth House (Cancer and the Moon) Your home will have a special charge and can have some kind of expansion when Jupiter is in Cancer. Renovate your home or open up space by tearing down walls. But, beware of buying too much house for your budget. You might expand socially, and invite friends and family to meaningful happenings. A house guest—besides Jupiter—comes to stay and widens your horizons. Also, add reminders for yourself of special moments and people. More about the Fourth House. Jupiter in the Fifth House (Leo and the Sun) When Jupiter is in the house of Leo and the Sun, it is time to express yourself, in your favorite medium or experiment with new ones. Your creativity becomes central to making you feel optimistic about the future. You are in line for financial backing, especially by those who are moved by your life story and labors of love. You can be captivating, in any performance, from telling jokes to giving presentations. Your ability to touch emotions by sharing your journey wins an enthusiastic response. More about the Fifth House. Jupiter in the Sixth House (Virgo and Mercury or Chiron) There's luck in your job sector for making changes that are more in sync with your true goals when Jupiter is in the sixth house. You grow and are more productive. This transit boosts health, and you are able to track ailments to the root cause and work healing magic. Trips to renew your body, mind, and spirit are very rewarding. Colleagues and clients are especially receptive, and you might find you share more of your real self—vulnerabilities and all—in your workplace. Jupiter in the Seventh House (Libra and Venus) When Jupiter meets up with Libra and Venus, this is the time for finding love and meaningful friendships. Jupiter puts a charge on your reactions to others and can make you attractive to the right someone(s). New growth comes from significant relationships, whether already established or in the beginning stages. During this time you are more likely to see yourself in a new way through the eyes of your beloved. Also, at this time, a new business partner will help ease your path. You could undergo a make-over and refresh how you approach others. More about the Seventh House. Jupiter in the Eighth House (Scorpio and Pluto) You undergo cathartic transformations, as you unlock buried emotions when Jupiter crosses Scorpio. It is a great time to go deeper into personal healing. Mysteries of the past begin circulating, and you understanding things differently as this information unfolds. It's a time for cutting the cord, which releases vitality for you. You can be drawn to learning about power, and magnetizing what you want. More about the Eighth House. Jupiter in the Ninth House (Sagittarius and Jupiter) When Jupiter is in the house of Sagittarius and Jupiter, your knowledge will grow. You will gain a new path forward as you travel and learn. Being exposed to other cultures awakens possibilities. A trip could involve walking in the footsteps of your ancestors. Your quest to widen your horizons can bring realizations about the way others live, and what all humans share. You move past earlier conditioning as you grow in the truth about the world outside of your microcosm. You follow inspired trails. More about the Ninth House. Jupiter in the Tenth House (Capricorn and Saturn) In Capricorn, your career comes to the foreground. And, you've got luck on your side. This is a time for long-range planning. Mentors have a kindly attitude toward you, and family contacts could be valuable. You grow in your role as an authority and others are responsive. This heightened role could be within your family, as your value is recognized, or in your field. More about the Tenth House. Jupiter in the Eleventh House (Aquarius and Uranus) When Jupiter is in the eleventh house, your friend circles can expand, and this may be beneficial to you. You're drawn by how someone feels to be around and their nurturing warmth. You could have unusual allies from different walks of life that share a common trait. This transit marks the time for collaboration, as you pool inspiration, and encourage others to act on what you are bringing forth from your imagination. Jupiter in the Twelfth House (Pisces and Neptune) When Jupiter transits Pisces, you are heading into a soul mining expedition into life's deepest mysteries. You might crave more solitude. Your sensitivity to the subtle and unseen becomes your path to making progress and renewing your faith. This is a good time to nurture projects that have a strong emotional hold on you. This is also time for to be free. Resolve the past and let go. More about the Twelfth House.