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The Major aspects in Astrology
These aspects are commonly used and are most influential.

Conjunction ☌0° (0-6) or in the same sign/house

Energies blend, can cause friction
Fusion, merging, planting a seed or acting upon what you’ve planted
Transit : A feeling within you, you taking action most of the time
Considered harmonious depending on the planets involved
Could act as a blind spot especially with the Sun (=combust)
In aspect maximum orb of 6°
Associated with number 1
Sextile ⚹60° or 2 signs/houses apart

Energies supporting each other, makes lazy
Cooperation, needs more effort than the trine aspect
Transit : Good for harmonizing relationships
Considered harmonious but makes lazy, weakest aspect, shows possible talents
In aspect maximum orb of 3°
Associated with number 6
Square □90° or 3 signs/houses apart

Creates friction, considered hard and challenging, stimulates action
Conflict, difficulties, getting things moving, change, powerful
Transit : Brings tension, action or breakups in relationships
Could be considered as ‘good’ because it stimulates action
Acts like Mars energy
In aspect maximum orb of 3°
Associated with number 4
Trine △120° or 4 signs/houses apart

Assists and brings opportunities, natural talents
Harmony, cooperation
Transit : Brings new opportunities in relationships, circumstances
Considered harmonious, cooperative energy of two planets
Acts like Venusian energy
In aspect maximum orb of 5°
Associated with number 3
Opposition ☍180° or in the opposite sign/house

Attraction, considered hard and challenging
Separation, things beyond your own control
Transit : Others or circumstances outside of your control create events
Different energies
Acts like Saturnian energy
In aspect maximum orb of 5°
Associated with number 2

The Minor aspects
These are not so common in practice but can give deeper insight onto the whole story of a horoscope.

Semi-Sextile 30° or 1 sign apart

Subtle friction, differences, awkward
Unrealized potential
Connector to other aspects involving one of the planets
Need to learn the differences and compromise
“You have what i don’t have”
Healing & transformation
Common in a natal chart, not so much in synastry
In aspect maximum orb of 3°
Associated with number 7
Bi-Quintile bQ144° or 6 signs apart

Creative power. Stimulate & use gifts
Inactive ability, vaguely aware
Mental & psychological energy
In aspect maximum orb of 3°
Quincunx ⚻150°

Differences, lack of common ground
Stressful, discomfort
Push-pull, Ping-pong
separate expressions, individual functioning
In aspect maximum orb of 3°
Associated with number 5