©2-19-2011 by Donna Cunningham, MSW
We’ve done a good bit of research on Skywriter, including our project on the so-called minor aspects last summer. One of my students expressed curiosity about unaspected planets, and there hasn’t been much done on that. So I thought I’d ask you readers for information.
First of all, it would be rare to have a completely unaspected planet. That would depend on so many factors:
- What kind of orbs do you use?
- Look for aspects to the Ascendant or Midheaven.
- Don’t neglect the “minor” aspects. (See the series starting here: Understanding Septiles–Your Input Needed.)
- Are there important placements in the sign that planet rules? For example, if Venus has few aspects, do you have Libra placements to compensate?
- Do you have a couple of planets in the house associated with that planet–like the 3rd house for Mercury?
However, many of us have a planet that has only one aspect, and I’d like to hear how you experience it. Consider these questions:
- Is that planet a “dumb note” that you find it hard to express or integrate into your life?
- Or, conversely, do you make it work overtime to compensate, in the same way we often do with a missing element?
- What happens with the house it’s in and the areas of life it represents?
Tell us about your least aspected planet in the comment section.
More articles about aspects:
- Aspects 101: Major Astrological Aspects and What They Mean
- Readers Ask—Q&A about Conjunctions
- The Not so Minor Aspects—Results of Our Research
- Understanding Quintiles—What’s YOUR Talent?
INDEX OF SKYWRITER’S 460 POSTS by category. Excellent resource for students. Save it to your hard drive rather than print it, and then all the links are live. Download it here: 1-Articles Index Skywriter 3-2011.)
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