Promittor

Science / Astrology / Promittor: The slower moving of two planets in aspect; the receiver of an aspect.

Significator

Science / Astrology / Significator: The faster moving of two planets in aspect; the significator is said to aspect the slower moving planet (promittor). Also used in reference to the planetary ruler of a house, matter, object or person. MORE

Sinister Aspect

Science / Astrology / Sinister Aspect: From the Latin sinister, left or left hand; a term replaced by modern astrologers with departing aspect, which refers to aspects in which the direction from significator to promittor is backward in th MORE

Departing Aspect

Science / Astrology / Departing Aspect: An aspect in which the direction from significator to promittor is backward in the zodiac (clockwise in a horoscope). A departing aspect is given a subjective and, esoterically, a fatalistic connotati MORE

Approaching Aspect

Science / Astrology / Approaching Aspect: An aspect in which the significator is moving toward the promittor in natural order of the zodiac (direction from significator to promittor is counterclockwise in a natal horoscope). An approaching as MORE

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