The aspects are measured by the angular distance along the ecliptic in degrees and minutes of celestial longitude between two points, as viewed from the earth.
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posted by AstroManda July 31, 2010
An opposition aspect in astrology is when two natal bodies are separated by 180 degrees in the birth chart. There are many pairs of opposing forces in nature like the north and the south earth magnetic fields, the centripetal and the centrifugal, but the goal of these oppositions is to create harmony and balance. According [...]
posted by AstroManda May 28, 2010
I have always wondered if trines (120 degree angle between planets with an orb of usually 10 deg.) are just a hype or are they truly a blessing when found in a natal chart or a welcome visit as a transit. A trine is supposed to be an easy aspect between two planets that are [...]
posted by AstroManda April 3, 2010
A square aspect between 2 planets is when they are separated by 90 degrees and is one of the most difficult aspects for various reasons. For example, if the Sun is posited in 10 degrees Aquarius and Neptune is posited in 10 degrees Scorpio then those two bodies are said to square each other. The [...]