Each planet is located at a certain position.There are 360 degrees on the Astrological chart. The location of a planet is give by Hour:Minute:Second:. Usually, only the Hour and Minute are used. The Sun may be at 28:21 Gemini. You will see the degrees on the chart. The aspects show us the relationship between two planets. We know that certain angles have an easy energy flow between planets. Others have a difficult energy flow. The energy flow will allow the person to access these parts of himself easily or with difficulty. The easy aspects are the sextile(60 degrees), and trine( 120 degrees). The hard aspects are the square(90 degrees) and the opposition( 180 degrees). The conjunction can go either way, based on the identity of the planets.
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