All About Your Birth Chart

What do all those planets, asteroids and the rest mean in your personal birth chart? Sometimes called the natal chart this is the key to everything you need to know.

Sometimes called the natal chart this is the key to everything you need to know. What do all those planets, asteroids and the rest mean in your personal birth chart?  Read on!

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11 thoughts on “All About Your Birth Chart”

  1. Dear Jessica, thank you so much for posting this article. This is a tremendous help in understanding my own chart. I haven’t finished getting through all my chart yet to fully understand how the planets, asteroids along with Star signs ‘talk’ to each other but my start has been fascinating – definitely had a couple of ‘A-ha’ moments which I will take on board.

    I do feel I am on the start of an unknown journey with work and possibly work location options in a year’s time. Currently self-employed and I have no fierce objection to returning to be an ’employee’ if the right role presents itself. I sense it, I am no longer afraid of what the outcome will be, but I would be fascinated to hear if you see a move back to Australia for me or if I stay put in the UK?

    Many thanks.

    • Thank you. I am glad you have had ‘A-ha’ moments when interpreting your birth chart. Australia or England? It really depends on where you have the most, in terms of your house, apartment or local surroundings. That comes down to exchange rates, property prices and your salary or bank account. You win either way. You will be settled, happy, and feel as if everything in your garden is lovely. I am tempted to say Australia because of the ease with which one can have a beautiful garden here – but who knows, perhaps England has a ‘green and pleasant land’ to return to you once she finally breaks free of Europe! Home, lifestyle and property will twist your arm in the end, not work.

  2. Thanks Jessica! Really enjoying exploring your articles!

    It was my birthday yesterday and I’m wondering if you can see any positive changes for me in the next few months! Life has been crazy and I’m wondering if it’ll become good crazy instead of just crazy crazy hehe x

    • Thank you, I will pass that onto James and Justin, my webmasters. The most important thing I can tell you about the next 12 months is that you will have an opportunity to move, or travel ambitiously, and take an important concept, qualification or idea with you and plant it in an interesting new environment. Don’t forget the other one, though. You’ll have two up your sleeve.

  3. Hi Jessica thank you for this, I posted recently to no reply! I know you can’t get to everything and I am unsure if it was similar to others, I do hope you see this one. Although I am a subscriber for a couple of years now and trying to understand more. How would you read signs that seem to conflict one another, for instance many Aries placement (self) verses many Aquarius placement (group) even in opposing types of house, is that constant internal conflict?

    • I am sorry about the lack of reply – the eclipse has triggered a lot of questions and I now have 3669 people in the queue. Thank you for being a Premium Member for the last two years, I really appreciate it. So, your question is about your Aquarius and Aries placements and inner conflicts you might have. Actually, these two signs work really well in your chart and will help you make friends easily, your whole life. The key to your chart (which describes your personality and destiny) is actually Saturn at 12 Cancer in the Fourth House of your horoscope which rules your family and also other peoples’ families. As you can see, Saturn at 12 Cancer is hooked into quite a few other placements in your chart around 12 degrees. Thus, it has a lifelong impact on everything. We associate Saturn in Cancer in the Fourth House with the hard realities of being part of a family, and of course, within any family tree, leaves fall and new branches replace them. I am not sure if you have ever done your family tree, but with your own parents, brothers, sisters and so on – right back through the generations – you’re going to find quite dramatic changes. I have seen charts like this from last century where families were affected by war, for example, and there was a total split between the generations as a result. One very important thing about yourself and your life is that you are an optimist, a true believer (your faith or philosophy will end up becoming very important to you) and an explorer and adventurer. I do feel, given your own family background, that you will eventually use what you learn from that to help other people. This is the kind of chart that I see when men go through massive transformation with their own relatives and then use that to enter into paid or unpaid work where they help and heal others. This is a life reading of your chart – long-term.

  4. This is really marvelous work. Thanks so much for sharing it. I do have one question which I have never seen referenced, and that is, how to interpret planet conjunctions within a one degree orb in the same sign. in one’s chart. Do you story them more as one combined energy, as two individual energies embracing, or both?

    • Thank you. It’s like being tied together with someone in a three-legged race, which is an analogy used by the astrologer Sue Tompkins. You hobble along together at the school sports day and one cannot move without the other. It is like that with a one degree conjunction, or even an exact conjunction. They move as a pair.

  5. Thank you Louise. If you can publish at any time, you may want to wait until Saturn (obstacles) leaves Sagittarius (publishing) at Christmas as the whole industry has been slowed down by this heavy cycle. Jupiter in Libra has nothing to do with publishing, but Saturn’s transit of Sagittarius certainly does, right through your Ninth House of writing.

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