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Mercury Transit 2016 - The Planet Of Intelligence Arrives!

Here, AstroSage presents you the Mercury transit 2016 dates. This is the right time when you can make the utmost decisions. This transit of Mercury in 2016 will affect each one of us. So, scroll down to know more about it.

Here, we present Mercury Transit 2016 dates and timing.The nearest planet to Sun is Mercury due to which it has got the highest temperature. It is the fastest moving planet in the solar system with the most distinguished properties. Mercury is also said to be the planet that is highly associated with the psychological aspects. Moreover, it is the most powerful planet.

Mercury, the planet that is intuitive is related with the field that needs quick decisions. For example, business corporates, thieves & medical practitioner. Mercury includes the character that are adaptable of changes and they make the best use of right opportunity. Now, let’s read more about Mercury transit 2016.

Mercury is a biased planet and it affects every sign. If there’s a benefic planet in your sign. Mercury can leave a very strong impact on individual life. Whereas, if there’s a malefic planet, it might leave a negative effect. So prepare yourself for the Mercury transit 2016 dates.


In the beginning of the year 2016, Mercury will be in Sagittarius sign. Transitions after that are mentioned in the table below:

Mercury transit in Date Time
Sagittarius 14/01/2016 15:09
Capricorn 09/02/2016 02:59
Aquarius 02/03/2016 00:00
Pisces 19/03/2016 04:27
Aries 03/04/2016 03:33
Taurus 08/06/2016 09:40
Gemini 27/06/2016 07:54
Cancer 11/07/2016 09:34
Leo 27/07/2016 06:56
Virgo 19/08/2016 16:52
Leo 9/09/2016 18:12
Virgo 03/10/2016 17:46
Libra 21/10/2016 14:06
Scorpio 09/11/2016 00:28
Sagittarius 28/11/2016 21:59

Combust & Rise

Planet Combust in sign Starting date (Combust) Time Rise in sign Ending date (Rise) Time
Mercury Capricorn 09/01/2016 01:48 Sagittarius 20/1/2016 07:07

Aquarius 07/03/2016 13:38 Aries 03/04/2016 03:33

Aries 01/05/2016 12:07 Aries 17/05/2016 22:14

Taurus 25/06/2016 04:20 Cancer 20/07/2016 07:09

Virgo 06/09/2016 21:34 Leo 20/09/2016 01:18

Virgo 08/10/2016 06:48 Scorpio 21/11/2016 22:36

Sagittarius 23/12/2016 10:24

Retrograde and direct

Planet Retrograde in sign Starting date (Retrograde) Time Direct in sign Ending date (Direct) Time
Mercury Capricorn 5/01/2016 18:03 Sagittarius 26/01/2016 03:30

Aries 28/04/2016 22:27 Aries 22/05/2016 18:12

Virgo 30/08/2016 17:58 Leo 22/09/2016 10:31

Sagittarius 19/12/2016 15:56

Mercury Transit 2016: Mercury In Astrology

As per the Hindu mythology, Mercury is also known as Budh Graha (Mercury) and the day Wednesday is ruled by the planet Mercury. An individual's communication also relies on Mercury transit.

The Zodiac signs like Gemini and Virgo are ruled by Mercury. It is also believed, if planet Mercury is at a good place in your birth chart; you will do well in studies. Whereas, Mercury can also leave some unfavorable changes like misunderstanding in a relationship as it denotes the feature of a dual personality also. So be prepared folks.

AstroSage wishes you the great life ahead. So, we hope after reading about Mercury transit 2016. You would be able to plan things in advance.

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