Aspects To Mercury

Aspects To Mercury

To the Sun - Mercury is never that far away from the Sun so doesn't get to form hard aspects. A conjunction under 5 degrees can make it very difficult to be mentally objective; the mind can't get far enough away from the self to see things from another's perspective. If the Sun is in Gemini and Mercury is in Cancer, rather than being the proverbial chatter box you will tend to talk at home and to those you know well, but strangers are unlikely to spot your Gemini straight away.  

The Moon - When an easy aspect occurs between the Moon and Mercury it indicates a smooth flow between thinking and feeling; there tends not to be any conflict between the two, but it 

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Aspects to the Sun

Aspects to the Sun

Moon - A positive aspect here will help the heart and soul connection; feelings should be easy to integrate. Negative aspects can cause conflict between emotion and doing what one wants to do or in becoming who one wants to be. Sometimes hard aspects between the Sun and the Moon can show parental conflict at the time of birth and even separation between the parents. 

Mercury - Can never be more than 28 degrees away from the Sun, in the same sign it helps to express the solar self, but if the conjunction is exact it can hinder objective thinking. If Mercury 

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Aspects to the Moon

Aspects to the Moon

When the Sun is aspecting the Moon by trine, conjunction or sextile, it can show someone who finds it easier to unite feelings with the sense of self. With the square, opposition, or inconjunct it can be more difficult and indicate a natural conflict between your emotional needs and your core self. You can find ways to integrate these two seemingly separate parts, but it will take effort. It is said the contacts between the Sun and the Moon show if your parents were in harmony at the time of your conception. 
  

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Aspects & Orbs

Aspects & Orbs

Math can't be avoided if you're learning astrology, and whilst you don't need to be all that bright to get your head around the basics - you really CAN'T pull the 'I read charts from intuition' card. Whether we like it or not, astrology is a system, and that system has rules. It's also got its own language. An aspect is simply the word used to describe the distance between two planets in an astrological chart. To make life easier for us mere mortals, some wise soul decided to name the aspects individually, so we didn't have to refer to each aspect by the number of degrees of separation. By naming the aspect a conjunction, trine or square we can easily understand the nature of the relationship between the two points or planets because they show us how the planets are interacting with each other, which can be

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