Planets

Aspects

Chart evaluation is the foundation of contemporary astrology.  Twentieth-first-century practitioners of this oldest science are putting less emphasis on divination and prediction than on exploring the human psyche. Through the study of astrology, they hope to disclose the numerous sides of the human character. When deciphering a birth chart an astrologer will calculate which planets form an aspect to other planets. In Ptolemy’s time an aspect was regarded as one planet “looking at” another planet; an …