Astrology: Planet Duties
10 planets in an Astrology Chart: what do they do?
Yes, there are only 8 “planets” (I still keep Pluto on the list), but the 2 luminaries – Sun and Moon – are included when discussing the Zodiac. Planets are the spark plugs in a chart. They each have a job to do as they energize the many facets of an individual. In addition, a planet is said to have “rulership” of a particular sign (It is happiest and at its most potent energy.)
Below are the Planets, their rulerships and their duties:
Sun – Leo: Life force, self expression
Moon- Cancer: Emotions, sub conscious, nurturing
Mercury- Gemini and Virgo: Communication (makes sense that when Mercury goes retrograde, we need to watch what we say and write) Analytical details
Venus- Taurus and Libra: Love, beauty and also how we view/value ourselves and money
Mars- Aries: Action, conflict, sexuality
Jupiter- Sagittarius: Expansion, recreation, philosophy
Saturn- Capricorn: Discipline, boundaries
Uranus- Aquarius: Change, the unconventional
Neptune- Pisces: Spirituality, dreams, illusion
Pluto- Scorpio: Unconscious, breaking down and rebuilding
Depending upon which House and Sign a planet appears in on a birth chart can influence how we act/respond. Are we fully expressed or do we feel uncomfortable, misunderstood in certain areas of our lives?