Semi-Square

Science / Astrology / Semi-Square: The eighth harmonic, 45°; an important minor hard aspect in which planetary energies do not merge harmoniously but produce friction.

Harmonics

Science / Astrology / Harmonics: The term for zodiacal aspects that describe the energy levels or vibrational frequencies associated with aspects. An aspect, derived from the division of a circle (360°) by a whole number, and its mu MORE

Athazer

Science / Astrology / Athazer: A term applied by the ancients to the Moon when it forms an exact conjunction, semi-square, square, quincunx or opposition with the Sun or is separated from the sun by 12° or 160°. MORE

Elongation

Science / Astrology / Elongation: The distance of a planet from the Sun, as viewed from Earth. The maximum elongation for the inferior planets is 28° for Mercury, and 48° for Venus. Mercury can therefore only form a conjunction and MORE

Hard Aspects

Science / Astrology / Hard Aspects: Aspects that stimulate action or tension and induce motivation. All hard aspects are disharmonious to some extent except the conjunction and parallel, whose influence depends largely upon the natures MORE

Inharmonious Aspects

Science / Astrology / Inharmonious Aspects: Aspects in which planetary energies do not combine smoothly, mainly the semi-square, square, sesquiquadrate, quincunx, and opposition; also called difficult aspects. See also hard aspects. MORE

Cosmobiology

Science / Astrology / Cosmobiology: An astrological system developed by Reinhold Ebertin (Germany, twentieth century) that emphasized midpoints and the following hard aspects: semi-square, square, sesquiquadrate and opposition. The angl MORE

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