Planets of the Zodiac

Order of the 8 (or 9) Planets:

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune — and Pluto ( the dwarf planet )
Pluto, once considered the ninth and most distant planet from the sun, is now the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system.

planets

In astrology, the planets control a certain aspect:

Sun = Ego / Self
Moon = Emotion / Moods
Mercury = Communication / Thinking
Venus = Harmony / Affections
Mars = Confidence / Energy
Jupiter = Prosperity / Good Fortune
Saturn = Limitations / Practicality
Uranus = Individuality / Inventiveness
Neptune = Idealism / Compassion
Pluto = Transformation / Power

The Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars are the personal planets which affect our personalities and immediate relationships.

Astrology-houses-chart

 

RULERS of the Zodiac Signs:

  • Aries is ruled by Mars.
  • Taurus is ruled by Venus.
  • Gemini is ruled by Mercury.
  • Cancer is ruled by the Moon.
  • Leo is ruled by the Sun.
  • Virgo is ruled by Mercury.
  • Libra is ruled by Venus.
  • Scorpio is ruled by Pluto and Mars (modern and ancient).
  • Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter.
  • Capricorn is ruled by Saturn.
  • Aquarius is ruled by Uranus and Saturn (modern and ancient).
  • Pisces is ruled by Neptune and Jupiter (modern and ancient).

 

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