ight-lipped. Reluctant to communicate. Blocks to communication. Speech impediments. “Just the facts, ma’am.” Concentration. Careful thought. Speaking only after due consideration. Structured thinking. Obstacles to education. Education comes only with hard work. Learning difficulties. Working through communication issues. Censorship. Self-censoring. Cautious communication. Hesitant to speak. Hesitant to reveal your thoughts. Limited outlets for verbal expression. Writer’s block.

Needing approval from an authority. Feeling that you need permission to express your thoughts. Feeling like you have a vice grip around your throat. Feeling like your mouth is sewn shut. Mute. Keeping mum. Vows of silence. Sworn to secrecy. Receiving confession.

Negative thinking. Depressing thoughts. Serious-minded. Focusing your thoughts. Narrow thinking. Narrow focus. Responsible decision making. Thinking about the potential consequences of what you say. The disciplined mind. An economy of words. Serious thinkers. Not talkative. Laconic. Taciturn. Reticent. Terse. Succinct. Restrained speech. Feeling that you had better button your lip. Mental persistence and perseverance. Fearful communication. Being afraid to tell people what you think. Being afraid to make your thoughts known. Pessimists. Naysayers. Debbie Downer. Data-crunchers. Academics. People who can distill the facts.

Preferring serious discussions. Austerity. Less talking. Less communication. Mastering language. Mastering thought. Mastering communication. Gaining mastery over communication and language problems with hard work. Struggling to explain yourself. Not knowing what to say. My lips are sealed. Good confidantes. The mind of an architect. Feeling that you can’t say anything right. Feeling that it’s better to say nothing at all.

Passing or failing tests. Thinking that people are testing you. Getting very good at things to prove what you know. Teaching what you know. Hard logic. Practical thinking. Thinking in straight lines. Rigid thought patterns. Learning by rote. Learning best by reading. Studying. Giving form to ideas. Making something of your ideas. Taking the steps necessary to turn ideas into reality. Having the perseverance to follow an idea through to completion. Timing your words. Needing to find the right time to talk. Wise words. Siblings with limitations. Feeling separate from your siblings. Only child. Taking the conventional approach. Using a method. Scientists. Writers. Academics. Business-minded people. Engineers. Liking to use definitions. Interested in definitions. Having a structured thought process. Understanding how to get from point A to point B. Understanding how much you have left to learn. Thinking that whatever you know isn’t enough. You’re not going to figure this out.

### Mercury / Saturn aspects

**The aspect:** 1st harmonic, 1/1. This aspect comes from taking the 360 degrees of a circle and dividing by 1, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 1 = 360 x 1 = 360

**Basic influence:** Intensity and emphasis; focus/focal point; impact. Lack of awareness. Concentration of energy. Fusion. The coming together of unrelated energy. When there are no oppositions, there is a lack of balance in the chart. Skewed viewpoint. Lop-sided emphasis. One-sidedness.

**The aspect:** 1/20 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 20, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 20 = 18 x 1 = 18

**The aspect:** 1/12 harmonic. Take the 360 degrees of a circle, and divide by 12, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 12 = 30 x 1 = 30

**Basic influence:** The natural next step: the next thing that needs to be done; how one thing naturally leads to another; what you should be preparing for next; where things are heading, whether you want them to go there or not. What all your hard work and preparation are for. The next big thing. Natural direction.

What you might be blind to. Something just over your shoulder, out of sight, and beyond the periphery of your vision. A blind spot. The thing that came immediately before and is already nearly forgotten. Efforts at memory. Reclaiming. People who don’t have your best interests at heart. Better work on some yoga moves to look over your shoulder, and behind your back.

**The aspect:** 1/10 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 10, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 10 = 36 x 1 = 36

**The aspect:** 1/9 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 9, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 9 = 40 x 1 = 40

**See also:** Noviles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 1/8 harmonic. Take the 360 degrees of a circle and divide by 8, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 8 = 45 x 1 = 45

or, take a square, and split it in half

Like this, 360 / 4 = 90 / 2 = 45

**The aspect:** 1/8 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 8, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 8 = 45° x 1 = 45°.

This aspect is the same as the semi-square.

**The aspect: **1/7 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 7, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 7 = 51.42857142857143 x 1 = 51.42857142857143

Convert to time = 51°26′

**The aspect:** 1/6 harmonic. Take the 360 degrees of a circle and divide by 6, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 6 = 60 x 1 = 60

or take a trine, and split it in half

Like this, 360 / 3 = 120 / 2 = 60

**Basic influence:** Opportunities for positive change; awareness of a time to take positive advantage; opportunities that pass unnoticed without conscious effort. No, there may not be another chance. Learning to be quicker to act on good luck. Learning not to let good things pass you by. Learning that positive experiences require effort too. Positive doesn’t mean passive.

**The aspect:** 2/10 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 10, then multiply by 2.

Like this, 360 / 10 = 36 x 2 = 72

This aspect is the same as a quintile.

**See also:** Quintiles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 1/5 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 5, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 5 = 72 x 1 = 72

**Basic influence:** Creativity, talents, quirks, special skills.

**See also:** Quintiles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 2/9 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 9, then multiply by 2.

Like this, 360 / 9 = 40 x 2 = 80

**See also:** Noviles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect: **1/4 harmonic This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 4, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 4 = 90 x 1 = 90

**Basic influence:** Dynamic creative tension; inner stress and tension that build until you are forced to find creative solutions. Opportunities to push your limits to greater achievement; inner restlessness and lack of satisfaction that impel you to make changes and push yourself; you are challenged to combine these energies; applying energy to solve a problem; creative problem-solving. Something needs to give.

**The aspect:** 2/7 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 7, then multiply by 2.

Like this, 360 / 7 = 51.42857142857143 x 2 = 102.8571428571429

Convert to time = 102° 51’26”

**The aspect:** 3/10 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 10, then multiply by 3.

Like this, 360 / 10 = 36 x 3 = 108

**The aspect:** 3/9 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 9, then multiply by 3.

Like this, 360 / 9 = 40 x 3 = 120

Same as the trine.

**See also:** Noviles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 1/3 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 3, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 3 = 120 x 1 = 120

**Basic influence:** Flow. Ease. Status quo. Circumstances and characteristics that are not changing. Things that are stable; maintaining peace and tranquility; idleness; good times; use these gifts to your advantage. Negatively, unimpeded flow. Events that cannot be stopped. Unstoppable, sweeping movement like a flood. Lack of self-discipline. Laziness and self-indulgence. Times that are easy, lacking challenge and opportunities for growth. Taking situations for granted. Keeping everything like it is. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

**The aspect: **5/8 harmonic. Take the 360 degrees of a circle and divide by 8, then multiply by 5.

Like this, 360 / 8 = 45 x 5 = 135

**Basic influence:** Blockages. Physical manifestation of problems and accidents. Inner psychological blockages that manifest as outer events. Possibly *obfuscation*, meaning a period of time, something that happens, or mental confusion or anguish that prevent you from seeing a clear path forward.

**The aspect:** 2/5 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 5, then multiply by 2.

Like this, 360 / 5 = 72 x 2 = 144

**See also: **Quintiles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 5/12 harmonic. Take the 360 degrees of a circle and divide by 12, then multiply by 5.

Like this, 360 / 12 = 30 x 5 = 150

**Basic influence:** Adjusting expectations; tempering over-enthusiasm and over-reaching; keeping yourself in check; adjusting to meet changing circumstances; doing what you need to do to make things work. Adjusting your attitude. Adjusting your perspective. Doing the best you can in an uncomfortable situation. Developing flexibility and adaptability. Bending, until you almost break. A seesaw, with too much weight on one side, and not enough on the other side.

**See also:** Quincunx, YOD, Pythagorean Triangle « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 12th harmonic. Quincuxes are 5/12 and semi-sextiles are 1/12.

The term "inconjunct" is often conflated with the word "quincunx" in astrology.

All quincunxes are inconjuncts but not all inconjuncts are quincunxes.

Some inconjuncts are semi-sextiles.

**The aspect:** 3/7 harmonic This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 7, then multiply by 3.

Like this, 360 / 7 = 51.42857142857143 x 3 = 154.2857142857143

Convert to hours, minutes and seconds = 154° 17’ 08”

**The aspect:** 4/9 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 9, then multiply by 4.

Like this, 360 / 9 = 40 x 4 = 160

**See also:** Noviles « Alice Portman, Astrologer

**The aspect:** 11/24 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle into 15-degree equal segments.

Like this, 360 / 24 = 15

then multiply by 11

Like this, 360 / 24 = 15 x 11 = 165

This aspect does not make sense to me at the moment, but here’s the link.

I would think a quin-decile would take the 360 degrees of a circle, divide by 10, then multiply by 5.

Like this, 360 / 10 = 36 x 5 = 180

This creates an aspect that is exactly the same as an opposition.

5/10 harmonic, which reduces to 1/2 harmonic.

360 / 2 = 180 x 1 = 180

**See also: **Quindecile – Astrodienst Astrowiki

**The aspect:** 2nd harmonic, 1/2. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 2, then multiply by 1.

Like this, 360 / 2 = 180 x 1 = 180

**Basic influence:** Challenges from outside; awareness of other options; opportunities that require you to stretch outside your known boundaries; an opportunity to stand back and reflect; seeing yourself from a distance; putting yourself in someone else’s shoes; seeing yourself through someone else’s eyes. Gaining awareness. Seeing a situation from a new vantage point. Getting distance and gaining perspective.

**The aspect:** 4/7 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 7, then multiply by 4.

Like this, 360 / 7 = 51.42857142857143 x 4 = 205.7142857142857

Convert to time = 205°42’51”

**The aspect:** 5/7 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 7, then multiply by 5.

360 / 7 = 51.42857142857143 x 5 = 257.1428571428571

Convert to time = 257°08’34”

**The aspect:** 5/7 harmonic. This aspect comes from dividing the 360 degrees of a circle by 7, then multiply by 5.

360 / 7 = 51.42857142857143 x 5 = 257.1428571428571

Convert to time = 257°08’34”

### Mercury

- Hermes
- Hermes Trismegistus
- The Magician

- Commerce & Trade
- Communication, Linking & Connecting Information
- Dexterity
- Direct observation (seeing it with your own eyes)
- Language & Symbols
- Learning
- Lingo
- Local Travel & Between Worlds
- Messenger & Psychopomp
- Siblings
- Speech & Hearing
- Tricksters
- Vernacular
- Where your mind goes

- Agent
- Alternate
- Assistant
- Bootlegger?
- Charioteer
- Courier
- Coyote
- Gossip
- Grifter
- Informer
- Journalist
- Mail Carrier
- Mule? (with Pluto?)
- Neighbor
- Networker
- Page
- Pickpocket
- Postal Worker
- Proxy
- Psychopomp
- Raconteur
- Reporter
- Representative
- Runner
- Scout
- Sibling
- Substitute?
- Storyteller
- Student
- Thief
- Travel guide
- Trickster
- Writer

### Saturn

- Cronus, Chronus, Chronos, or Kronos (the word
*cronos*may mean "crow") - Father Time

- Ate his kids
- Castrated his father, Uranus

- Crow
- Sickle

- Ageing & Maturation
- Discipline & Restraint
- Fear & Reality Checks
- Limitation & Boundaries
- Making do with less
- Manifestation & Crystallization
- Responsibility & Hard Work
- Seriousness & Gravity
- Structure & Order
- Wisdom gained through age & experience
- Working harder for the same outcome
- Burden
- Struggle
- Lack
- Scrimping and saving

- Elder
- Father Time
- Grandparent
- Killjoy
- Loner
- Old Fart / Fuddy duddy
- Old Guard
- Old Maid / Cat Lady / Spinster (maybe with Venus or Moon)
- "Old Soul?" (with Neptune)
- Rule Maker
- Stick in the mud
- The Denied
- The Establishment
- The Neglected
- The Wizened
- Wise person

- Brother, and husband, of Rhea
- Father of Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto, and Chiron
- Grandfather of Persephone
- Son of Uranus
- Youngest of the 7 Titans

- Jupiter / Saturn make a conjunction every 19.859 years
- Saturn / Uranus make a conjunction every 45.363 years
- Saturn / Neptune make a conjunction every 35.87 years
- Saturn / Pluto make a conjunction every 33.42 years