Planets and Asteroids

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Planets and Asteroids

The Sun

(Although the Sun is a star it's treated as a planet in astrology)

Dignity: Leo

Detriment: Aquarius

Exaltation: Aries

Fall: Libra

The Sun has the dominant influence in the astrology chart. It shows the most prominent characteristics in the personality according to where it is placed. 

KEYWORDS

Assertion of strength, authority, basic temperament, character, confidence, dignity, dominance, dominant characteristics, ego, faith, honour, identity, individuality, loyalty, nobility, personality, power, pride, recognition, self-centred, self-esteem, self-expression, strength, vitality, warmth, will.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Authority, benefactors, honours, monarchy, leaders, royalty, rulers.

 

BODY

Arteries, circulation of the blog through the arterial system, heart, left eye of a woman, right eye of a man, thymus gland (it's function is general growth).

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND INJURIES

Ailments that affect the eyes, blood pressure, cardiac problems, cramp, diseases and injuries affecting the eyes, fainting, general health, headache, heart ailments, long or short sight, stamina, state of wellbeing.

The Moon

 (Although the Moon is a satellite it's treated as a planet in astrology)

Dignity: Cancer

Detriment: Capricorn

Exaltation: Taurus

Fall: Scorpio

The Moon shows how emotion is felt and expressed. It also shows instinct and what is needed to feel secure.

KEYWORDS

Adaptable, change, conditioned response, emotional responses, feelings, fluctuations, gut reactions, habits, instinct and instinctive behaviour, maternal, memories, moods, motherhood, nurture, protective, reaction to environment, receptive, reflective, response, sense of timing, sensitivity, sentimentality, subconscious mind, the past, the soul, vulnerability, what is needed to be emotionally secure.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Astral travel, brewers, domestic security, dreams, divination, ebb and flow of everyday life, general public, heritage, mother, nursing, work with tides.

 

BODY

Blood lymph, bodily fluids, brain, breasts, left eye of a man and the right eye of a woman, pancreas, uterus.

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND INJURIES

Childbirth, conception, convulsions, emotional wellbeing, epilepsy, fertility, menstruation, neurological disorders, paralysis, phobias, pregnancy, stomach ailments, strokes, uterine contractions.

Mercury

Dignity: Gemini and Virgo

Detriment: Sagittarius and Pisces

Exaltation: Aquarius

Fall: Leo

Mercury shows communication, the ability to learn new subjects and use information.

KEYWORDS

Ability to change, ability to learn, accuracy, amorality, analysis, androgyny, anxiety, changeable, clever, communication, connecting with people, conscious mind, crafty, criticism, cunning, curiosity, dexterity, educational capacity, eloquence, expression of intelligence, fluent, forgetfulness,  intellect, interpretation, lying, mental faculties, mental stimulation, need for variety, nervousness, observation, perception, quick movement, restlessness, shrewdness, speech, speed, talkative, thought, trickery, versatility, writing.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Broadcasters, business, commuting, computers, critical analysis, establishing connections, exams, literary world, literature, local travel, relations with siblings, small businesses, youth.

 

BODY

Mind, nervous system, thyroid gland (its association with respiration).

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND INJURIES 

Anxiety, dyslexia, intestinal disorders due to anxiety or nervousness, mental health ailments, nervousness, neurological disorders.

Venus

Dignity: Taurus and Libra

Detriment: Aries and Scorpio

Exaltation: Pisces

Fall: Virgo

Venus shows how affection is expressed, what is desired and attraction. The sigil for Venus is a circle with a cross. One theory is that the circle represents the womb and the cross represents love for what is born from the womb.

KEYWORDS

Ability to attract money and possessions, acquisitiveness, admiration, aesthetic tastes, affection, appreciation, artistic talent, attraction, beauty, charm, comfort, compromise, compassion, consideration, cooperation, creativity, desire, diplomacy, enjoyment, feelings about money and materialism, femininity, friendly, flattery, gentle, harmony, love, luxury, passive, peace, permissive, pleasure, popularity, refined, romance, seductive, self-indulgence, selfishness, self-worth, sense of rhythm, sensuality, sharing, sympathy, tact, vanity.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Allies, beauticians, companionship, dancers, fashion, fashion designers, fashion industry, females, improvement to personal appearance, jewels, love affairs, money, painters, response to beauty, singers, social values, the arts, women.

 

BODY

Hormones, glandular system, kidneys, lumbar region of the spine, parathyroid gland, venous circulation.

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND AILMENTS

Gynaecological ailments, kidney ailments, sexually transmitted infections.

Mars

Dignity: Aries and Scorpio

Detriment: Taurus and Libra

Exaltation: Capricorn

Fall: Cancer

Mars shows how anger is expressed, physical energy, sexual behaviour and ability to be assertive. The sigil for Mars is a circle and arrow; it represents the shield and spear of Mars the Roman God of war.

KEYWORDS 

Ability to act quickly, accidents, action, aggression, anger, argumentative, assertive, belligerence, bold, bravery, brutality, capacity to go for what is wanted, challenge, competitive, courage, danger, daring, destruction, determination, effort, energy, energetic, enthusiasm, exertion, fearless, fight or flight, fighting spirit, force, hard physical work, heat, impulse, initiative, irritable, masculinity, mechanical and engineering ability, militant, need for excitement, passion, physical activity, pioneering, primal urge, restlessness due to a need for action, sex drive, speed, strength, vengeance, violence, volatile. 

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Bullying, butchers, combat, conquest, conquering enemies, engineers, fighting against what is hated, instinct to survive, males, mechanics, men, sex, soldiers, sportsmen and sportswomen, surgery, war, weapons, weapons manufacturers.

 

BODY

Adrenal glands, adrenalin, blood pressure, gall bladder, male sexual organs, muscles, physical movement, red blood cells, urinary system.

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND INJURIES

Abortion, ailments that affect physical injury, burning pain, burns, death due to short and sudden illness, diseases that heal quickly, diseases that quickly become fatal, excess heat, fever, haemorrhage, illness that affects sexual activity, inflammation from infection or trauma, insect bites and stings, miscarriage, psoriasis, scars, shingles, violent contagious diseases, wounds.

Jupiter

Dignity: Sagittarius and Pisces

Detriment: Gemini and Virgo

Exaltation: Cancer

Fall: Capricorn

Jupiter shows how personal beliefs are expressed, generosity and extravagant behaviour.

KEYWORDS

Abundance, beliefs, benevolence, broad outlook, charity, confidence, expansion, exaggeration, exhibitionism, expansion, expansion of the mind through travel and study, exploration, extravagance, faith, fortune, gambling, generosity, great ideals, greed, growth, high expectations, honesty, hope, inflation, jovial, judgement, knowledge, luck, morals, need for a deity, opportunity, optimism, over-expansion, philosophy, philosophical, pompous, pretension, reason, religion, sense of abundance, speculation, surplus, tendency to boast, truth, wasteful, wise. 

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Advanced studies, aunts and uncles, casinos, colleges, dreams of vast accomplishment, experience of foreign countries, financial success, foreign travel and travellers, gambling industry, inflation, judicial system, justice, large and gentle animals, law, legal establishments, legends, manmade accidents due to over-optimism and lack of attention to detail, myths, officials, opportunities to increase income, performance artists, preaching of moral values, stock market, universities.

 

BODY

Body fat, liver, lungs, pituitary gland, ribs, sides of the chest, spleen.

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND INJURIES

Appetite, blood disorder due to toxins in the liver, difficulty breathing, excess body weight, feeling fitter and healthier after illness, growth, health problems due to overindulgence, metabolism of fats and sugars, obesity, pleurisy, pneumonia, problems with the liver, severe but short lived illness, tumours. 

Saturn

Dignity: Capricorn and Aquarius

Detriment: Cancer and Leo

Exaltation: Libra

Fall: Aries

Saturn shows personal limitations, responsibility and ability to endure difficult situations.

KEYWORDS 

Ability to rely on own resources, achievement, apprehension, binding, blockages, callous, control, caution, conformity, control, criticism, cruel humour, deadpan, deficiency, delay, disappointment, discipline, discrimination, dull, duty, effort, economy, excellence, expertise due to experience, fatalism, failure, fear, frigidity, frustration, hard work, humour from misery, inflexibility, inhibition, limitation, mean, melancholy, mastery, monotony, negativity, narrow minded, obstacles, oppression, order, organisation, patience, perseverance, persistence, pessimism, prudent, reliable, repression, reserved, responsibility, restriction, rigid, saps energy, sceptical, serious, shyness, slow, sorrow, strict, suffering, suspicion, the past, thrifty, unsympathetic, what is weak or lacking but can be strengthened with hard work, wisdom gained from age and experience.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Authority figures, beggars, borders, burial grounds, businesses that trade land and resources from the land, chores, conservative businesses, control mechanisms, demotion, deprivation, deserts, economic recession, elders, establishments, exams, farm labourers, father, father figure, government, halted progress, hard times, hermits, hierarchies, labourers, laborious tasks, law enforcement, lessons learned, legislation, places of confinement, police as an authority, poverty, prisons, religious authority, retirement, rules and regulations, science, studying, the elderly, teachers, time.

 

BODY

Balance, bones, connective tissues, foundation of body tissues, hearing, skin, teeth.

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND AILMENTS

Aging process, bruises, chronic illness, colds, crystallization and acid formation in the joints, deafness, depression, illness due to old age, illness due to poverty, influenza, inhibitive illness, old age, slows physical processes, suppressed immune system due to depression, tinnitus, vertigo, weakened health.

Uranus

Dignity: Aquarius

Detriment: Leo

Exaltation: Scorpio

Fall: Taurus

Uranus shows unexpected and unpredictable events; also how freedom is used.

KEYWORDS 

Abnormal, breaking the rules, change, detachment, determination to be different, disruptive, eccentric, erratic, excitement, experimental, explosive, extremes, freedom, genius, independence, individuality, innovation, inventive, original, perverse, progressive, rebellion, reckless, resistance to tradition, restlessness with familiarity, revolution, shocks, sudden occurrences, unconventional, unexpected, unpredictable, unrestrained, upheaval, urge to be different.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Accidents, astrologers, breaking down of convention, computers, discoveries, earthquakes, electricians, estrangements,  expectations for the future, freaks, innovative scientists, inventions, inventors, new and original occupations, new social orders, original thinkers, reform, space travel, technology, volcanic eruptions.

 

BODY

Nervous system.

 

HEALTH, ILLNESSES AND AILMENTS

Erratic illness, health problems due to radioactivity, nervous ailments, spasms, strange deaths, sudden nervous breakdown, unexpected recovery from illness, unexpected death, unexpected illness.

Neptune

Dignity: Pisces

Detriment: Virgo

Exaltation: Cancer

Fall: Capricorn

Neptune shows where and how confusion or deception can occur; also inspiration that can be used creatively.

KEYWORDS 

Anxiety, compassion, confusion, creative, daydreaming, deception, delicate, devotion, disappearance, disguise, dislike of mundane realities of life, dreams, ecstasy, enchantment, enlightenment, escapism, fragile, gentle, gullible, guilt, idealistic, illusion, imaginative, impractical, impressionable, influence of suggestion, inspiration, kind, lack of a sense of boundaries, merging, mystery, mysticism, obscurity, real or imagined imprisonment, romantic, sacrifice, sensitive, sentimentality, shyness, something that can be felt but difficult to describe, spirituality, subtlety, things that are not what they seem to be, uncertainty, unreal, vague, visionary, visions.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Alcoholics, art and artists, charity, criminals, dancers, dependent and helpless people, disappearances, drug addicts, film industry, fraud, gases, hospitals, institutions, leaks, mediums and mediumship, minority groups, mist, music and musicians, mysterious occurrences, occupations associated with water and liquids, oil, pharmaceuticals, philosophers, prison, prisoners, shipping, spiritual experience, theft, the sea, visionaries.

 

BODY

Feet.

 

HEALTH, AILMENTS AND ILLNESSES

Addiction, alcoholism, altered state of consciousness, anaesthetic and its effect, anxiety, body fluids caused by swelling, coma, death by alcohol or drug use, death by poison, death by drowning, drug addiction, gradual erosion of physical strength, hallucinations, health problems caused by smoking, mysterious death, narcotics, negative effect of pharmaceutical drugs, neuroses, phobias, poison, serum.

Pluto

Dignity: Scorpio

Detriment: Taurus

Exaltation: Aries

Fall: Libra

Pluto shows power, personal transformations and extreme experiences.

KEYWORDS 

Brutality, crisis, death and rebirth, decay, destructive, depth, elimination, eruptions, extreme, extreme action and reaction, extreme change, fanatical, finality, hidden power, horror, intense, manipulation by the use of power, metamorphosis, obsession, passing of major milestones in life, power, psychoanalysis, regeneration, rejuvenation, resources to be discovered, ruthless, secrecy, slow change that brings total transformation, subversion, taboo, total change, tough, transformation, vicious, violent, willpower.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Assassins, astral projection, atomic power, beginning of a new chapter, coded messages, communism, crime, destruction, destructive mass action, disaster, enforced social changes, espionage, extremism, genocide, hidden or underground resources and treasures, horrific events, intense modern power sources, kidnapping and kidnappers, leaders in large organizations and movements, miners and mining, murder, psychiatrists, rape, recycling, secretive and hidden forms of divination, sewers and sewerage workers, spies and spying, the dark web, the masses, the spirit world, terrorists and terrorist activity, toxins, trauma, underground organizations, underworld, violent crime and violent criminals.

 

BODY

Cell formation, excretion, hidden parts of the body, reproduction, reproductive organs,

 

HEALTH, AILMENTS AND ILLNESSES

Death from natural causes, illness due to toxins, life changing surgery, long-term change in physical health, metabolism, problems with the excretory system, problems with the reproductive system, recuperation, rehabilitation, sexually transmitted infections and diseases, transformation of health.

Chiron

Chiron shows experiences of suffering where valuable lessons can also be learned.

KEYWORDS

Ability to heal others, ability to teach others, combination of instinct and rational behaviour, drive for knowledge, effort to find healing and resolution after suffering, emotional wounds, esoteric knowledge, experiences of suffering and disappointment, feeling incomplete, finding healing and resolution, inner journey of healing, inner teacher, mental wounds, methods used to avoid pain, physical wounds, something that can be done for others but not yourself, strength in a crisis,  urge to share knowledge with others, wounds from early stages of life, wound that can't be healed, understanding of similar suffering in others, urge to share knowledge with others.

 

SITUATIONS AND PEOPLE

Lessons to be learned, mentor, relationship between teacher and student, sufferer that takes away suffering, the present.

 

BODY AND HEALTH

Permanent injury, point of pain, psychological wounds, unhealable wound, use of magic and herbs to heal.

Ceres

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Ceres shows how and where the ability to nurture can be used.

Discovered in 1801. In orbit between Mars and Jupiter.

KEYWORDS Affinity with nature, approach to motherhood, capacity for giving and receiving, care for own children, concern for others, fertility, how nurture is received, maternal instinct, necessary nurture, nurture from parents, psychological nurture that gives a feeling of safety, service to others, unconditional love and acceptance.

Juno

Juno shows the ability to show commitment to someone or something that is considered to be important. Can represent the type of person who is suitable for a long-term committed relationship and partnership for the person whose birth chart is interpreted.

KEYWORDS Ability to adapt your life to accommodate a spouse, adornment, charm, commitment in a relationship, defence of personal rights, female power, principle of marriage, the relationship aspect of a marriage.

Pallas (Pallas Athena)

Pallas shows behaviour when a decision has been made to fight for a cause.

KEYWORDS Inspiration, fine arts, wisdom, intelligence, tactical abilities, ability to fight for justice, agriculture, prudence, moderation, sober judgement, equality, willing to fight for a cause but not for the sake or enjoyment of fighting.

Vesta

Vesta shows how devotion to someone or something is expressed.

KEYWORDS Ability to dedicate self to a cause, cultural tradition, loyalty to a group, heritage, devotion, energy that has built up for a long time to be used for one intense moment, life giver, purity by the use of fire, ceremonies, sacred, peace, kindness.