Astrologic Goal: To derive at the feasibility of the
Method: Comparing both charts together and notating what planets
are in the other personís houses, and signs, and doing that from the
angle of each person. Each will perceive the other differently. And each
will perceive the impact of the planet in the otherís house in a
The first consideration in looking at Synastry is the type or purpose of
the particular relationship. For each kind of partnership, there are
different planetary emphases.
Teacher /Student relationship: Mercury (basic knowledge),
Jupiter (higher education and broader philosophic understandings), and
Saturn (teacher role as organizer, disciplinarian, and taskmaster) weigh
Romantic relationships: Sun (affecting romantic attractions),
Mars (affecting male principles), and Venus (affecting female principles)
are the cardinal planets. Some important comparative aspects are
Venus/Mars, Venus/Moon, Venus/Sun, Venus/Uranus, and Venus/Pluto.
Marriage carries the same considerations as a romantic
relationship, but Saturn is added to the equation due to its ability to
deal with responsibility, patience, and discipline in a relationship that
involves everyday little interactions.
Business and Professional partnerships: In addition to all other
characteristics of durable and viable long-term relationships, we qualify
the relationship by three other criteria:
Compatibility in finances: represented by aspect relationships
between Venus & the Moon, 2nd house Ruler aspects, and Planets in
2nd house of either person.
Compatibility in professional affairs, ambition for public
recognition, and career goals: These are seen in the aspect
relationships between Mars and Saturn, the 10th house and ruler of the
10th house, and planets in the 10th house of either person.
Compatibility in know-How, intelligence in regard to everyday
commonsense, and natural aptitude in the business issues at hand: These
are seen by looking at Mercury, the 6th house and ruler of the 6th
house, the Interactions in the charts between Mercury and the 6th house,
and planets in the 6th house of either.
Parent-Child relationships: Where the impact of Saturn is most
One question comes up often regarding the analysis process: ďIsnít
it unlikely that a person from the 21st century, and one who functions at
an aboriginal level in the Australian outback are going to create a
Indeed, relationships between real people can best exist between those
of similar evolutionary position, no matter how well their charts look
together. Measuring evolutionary development is certainly difficult, and
we can offer only a partial compensation by evaluating similarity in the
following connections between the parties:
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto: in closer conjunction to angles;
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto: in exact aspect to other planets
especially the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Ruler of Ascendant, and strong
Mercury (for similar levels of intelligence and communicative ability);
Strong Saturn for the capacity for self-discipline;
Strong Sun, for level of basic power and will.
Other influencing aspects on a relationship:
Suns in opposition, trine, sextile, parallel can provide an interaction
pattern that is supportive. Suns are in square aspect show a continual
butting of head to solve problems. Mutual receptions and parallels can
overcome the square.
Both Moons in the same sign, shows a common emotional appreciation of
The Moons in non frictional aspect to each other, in good aspect to otherís
Ascendant, in good aspect to otherís Sun, in good aspect to otherís
Jupiter, or in good aspect to otherís Mercury, enhance compatibility.
Moons afflicting each other or Moon afflicting the otherís Sun trigger a
clash of personalities.
Oneís Venus parallel to otherís Mars is beneficial for love and
happiness to continue throughout the relationship, especially in fixed
signs or angular houses. And so are:
parallel to otherís Uranus - especially in fixed signs or angular
Venus parallel to otherís Saturn - especially in fixed signs or
Venus harmonious aspect to otherís Mars - especially in fixed signs or
Venus harmonious aspect to otherís Uranus - especially in fixed signs
or angular houses;
Venus harmonious aspect to otherís Saturn especially in fixed signs or
angular houses (which gives modesty, tact & diplomacy).
Jupiter aspecting Mars provides optimism when needed. Jupiter aspecting
Venus provides the same only with less intensity.
Jupiter aspecting Venus in the 10th house might show financial gain by the
marriage. Jupiter in non-frictional aspect to- or parallel with- Uranus
might give unexpected windfalls.
Uranus aspecting Venus or Mars prompts sometimes love at first sight.
Permanent relationship is likely to follow if the aspect is angular.
A powerful mark of true synergy is the Nodal Axis - if there is an aspect
by square or opposition or inconjunct or conjunct between the special
planet, Ascendant or Mid-Heaven.
Here are some examples of how these relations impact the
Ascendant: A core event connects to the supremacy of each
personality by itself, and how they combined look to the world.
Mid-Heaven: Parties are connected to career issues, with a
shared sense of personal destiny.
Sun or Moon: A deep mutual recognition, a belonging to one
Mercury: Focused in the mind and thinking processes, and
Venus: Romantic perceptions of reality.
Mars: Aggression and defensiveness, along with strong sexuality
in follow-up, the fight then wild sexual make-up.
Jupiter: Enthusiasm, understanding, learning.
Saturn: Controlling circumstances, mutual manipulations.
Uranus: Intense and electrifying shared magnetism.
Neptune: Deception or mistrust, or a shared fantasy or aesthetic
Pluto: Shared empowerment and resolve.