Terrestrial Planet

Science / Geology / Terrestrial Planet: One of the four rocky planets closest to the sun, which include Mars, Venus, Earth and Mercury.

Other Words for Terrestrial

Terrestrial Noun Synonyms: earthly, earthbound, worldly, terrene, tellurian or telluric, global, sublunary, subastral, mundane
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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

Rising Planet

Science / Astrology / Rising Planet: Any planet that is near the Ascendant in the natal horoscope. Rising planets will have a significant influence on the personality. MORE

Planetary Patterns

Science / Astrology / Planetary Patterns: Used interchangeably with shaping. Sometimes equated with aspect patterns. See also shaping, Bowl, Bucket, Bundle, Locomotive, See-Saw, Splash, Splay. MORE

Planetary Node

Science / Astrology / Planetary Node: The point at which a planet's path intersects the ecliptic; declination, 0°. The term is usually reserved for nodes other than the Moon's Nodes. MORE

Planetary Hours

Science / Astrology / Planetary Hours: A system devised by ancient astrologers that assigned one of the seven planets then known to each hour of the day. The first hour of sunrise was ruled by the planetary day ruler (Sunday, Sun; Monday, 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

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