Saturn

Science / Astrology / Saturn: Represents discipline, responsibility, ambition, restriction, limitation and delays. It also rules older people, tradition, authority, structure, patience and wisdom through perseverance and age. It teaches us our lessons in life.

Extra-Saturnian Planets

Science / Astrology / Extra-Saturnian Planets: The three planets not visible to the naked eye that orbit outside the planet Sauturn, namely: Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. MORE

Co-Ruler

Science / Astrology / Co-Ruler: Prior to the discovery of Uranus, the Sun and Moon were believed to rule one sign each and the other five planets then known to humankind (Mercury through Saturn) to rule two signs each. When the thre MORE

Malefic

Science / Astrology / Malefic: An archaic term applied to planets and aspects whose influence was thought to be negative or destructive. Traditionally, Saturn is the Greater Malefic; Mars, the Lesser Malefic. Uranus, Neptune and Pl MORE

Planets

Science / Astrology / Planets: As used in Astrology, this refers to the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Earth is excluded, as it is our point of reference. In general, it is a major body MORE

Ruling Planet

Science / Astrology / Ruling Planet: The ruling planet of the horoscope is that planet said to 'rule' the Ascending sign. Likewise, planets are said to rule the various houses in the chart based on the sign on the cusp of the respect hou MORE

Major Planets

Science / Astrology / Major Planets: Those whose orbits lie outside the Asteroid Belt; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Also referred to as outer and event planets. MORE

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