The Effect of Squares and Oppositions When One of the Aspected Planets is Significator
The Sun square or in opposition to Moon
Sun significator, mutable, much opposed, especially by inferiors, subject to losses and disappointments;
Moon significator, exceedingly ambitious, full of elaborate schemes, although very liable to loss and disappointment, reserved and conceited.
Sun square or in opposition to Mars
Sun significator, quick tempered, furious when provoked, generally rash and headstrong; very fond of praise and approbation, often in money difficulties, through precipitancy;
Mars significator; very ambitious, vain. rash, and irritable, inclined to be bold, self-willed, daring, violent, very liable to act in haste and repent at leisure.
Sun square or in opposition to Jupiter
Sun significator, selfish; proud, boastful, vain, exceedingly extravagant, pedantic, elaborate in taste, apparently open and bold;
Jupiter significator, very vain, and extravagant, desires to appear generous, honorable and candid but not remarkable for the possession of those qualities, self-willed, not easily moved.
Sun square or in opposition to Saturn
Saturn significator, tries to appear daring, courageous and determined, but in reality a coward, revengeful and very cruel to those in his power, self-willed and exceedingly ambitious;
Sun significator, treacherous, untrustworthy, a coward with an apparently brave exterior, boastful, stubborn and malicious.
Sun square or in opposition to Uranus
Sun significator, ambitious, and ever beset with obstacles and difficulties; Uranus significator, eccentric, liable to losses and disappointments, a thwarting influence and causing fluctuating credit.
Uranus significator, eccentric, liable to losses and disappointments, a thwarting influence and causing fluctuating credit.
Mercury square or in opposition to Moon
Mercury significator, highly intuitive, unstable, willful, mutable, very selfish, exceedingly vain, conceited, occasionally backbiting, wanting in tenacity, judgment and reasoning power, unless there is a good aspect from Uranus, Jupiter or Saturn;
Moon significator, active, intuitive mind, mutable. Much depends on how these planets are aspected, as they are very receptive.
Mercury square or in opposition to Mars
Mercury significator, touchy, likely, unless Mercury is well-aspected by Venus or Jupiter, to commit a theft or fraud, rash, acute and penetrating in mind;
Mars significator, bold, ingenious, rather willful, extremely active and very energetic is mind; treacherous and cruel, unless Mercury be well-aspected by Venus or Jupiter, morbidly sensitive and very touchy.
Mercury square or in opposition to Jupiter
Mercury significator, lacks sound judgment and reasoning power, though if Mercury be in an airy or fiery sign, highly intuitive and able to reason. Inclined to be pessimistic and unhappy;
Jupiter significator, lacking in practical judgment and clearness of ideas, easily embarrassed, but very conscientious.
Mercury square or in opposition to Saturn.
Mercury significator, is excedingly suspicious, artful, irritable, subtle, disagreeable, backbiting, untruthful;
Saturn significator, a great schemer, ready to impose upon every one, treacherous, cunning, fond of mischief, much opposed by mercurial people.
Mercury square or in opposition to Uranus
Mercury significator, lacks intuitive observation and instinctive judgment, sceptical, deficient in originality and opecness of mind, eccentric; Uranus
Uranus significator, eccentric, opposed by mercurial people, imaginative, instinctive and possessing deductive judgment. Uranus in a fiery or airy sign usually gives good abilities; in a watery sign a bad memory and indifferent abilities, and in an earthy sign is very little, if any, better.
Moon sqvare or in opposition to Venus
Venus significator, very erratic, wanting in stability, contentious, energetic in mind, but lacking in forethought;
Moon significator, bold, self-confident, ingenious very sensuous, mutable, impudent, fond of removing, lacking in good taste, neither sensitive nor refined.
Venus square or in opposition to Mars
Venus significator, impudence is marked; sensuousness is also very strong, and unless Venus is well-aspected by Jupiter or Saturn, it will amount to sensuality; extremely daring and liable to much trouble through the other sex;
Mars significator, sensual and extravagant, boastful and vain, given up to dissipation and excesses, and, if Mars be ill-dignified, quite unfortunate.
Venus square or in opposition to Jupiter
Venus significator, exceedingly proud, vain, quite elaborate in dress, and, if Venus be ill-dignified, quite likely to be dissipated;
Jupiter significator, very conceited, lofty, extravagant.
Venus square or in opposition to Saturn
Venus significator, very unfortunate in dealing with the other sex, cunning, deceitful, inclined to sensuality;
Saturn significator, a rude and carnal mind, cunning, low in taste and behavior.
Venus square or in opposition to Uranus
Venus significator, keen appreciation of natural beauty, quite a strong admiration for what is beautiful, strong senuousness, jealousy in love affairs;
Uranus significator, fond of the other sex, but not very successful in dealing with them, has a keen appreciation of grace and delicacy of form.
Moon square or in opposition to Mars
Moon significator, willful, self-confident, irritable, quarrelsame, unreasonable, changeable, excitable, ambitious;
Mars significator, masterful, daring, hasty, stupid, quarrelsome, very liable to serious accidents, ungrateful, vituperative, proud, harsh and lacking in tenderness.
Moon square or in opposition to Saturn
Moon significator, extremely suspicious, envious, seeing the world through smoked spectacles, fretful, deceitful;
Saturn significator, a warped mind, very fearful, covetous, mean, changeable and fond of travel. These aspects cause apathy, melancholy, and, if Saturn also afflicts the Sun, the native will be cold, very calm, often shy and retiring, wanting in zeal.
Moon square or in opposition to Uranus
Moon significator, fond of change, mutable wayward, impulsive, senuous, and perhaps sensual;
Uranus significator, eccentric, fond of abstruse science, devoted to the other sex, and, if Uranus be in Aquarius, Libra or Gemini, the native will be clever, excelling in science, and likely to receive new ideas.
Mars square or in opposition to Jupiter
Mars significator, the native will be irritable, rash, furious, very vain and touchy;
Jupiter significator, prodigal, generous to excess, bold, enterprising, vain, self-conscioue, often in difficulty.
Saturn square or in opposition to Mars
Saturn significator, treacherous, exceedingly malicious, very rash, selfish, vindictive, inwardly timid; but, if Saturn be in ascendant, and the Moon also be afflicted by Mars, the native is quite capable of deliberate murder, especially if Saturn square to Mars occurs from angles;
Mars significator, dreadfully malicious, very austere and revengeful. If Mars and Saturn simultaneously afflict the mental rulers, the worst dispositions are produced.
Mars square or in opposition to Uranus
Uranus significator, renders the native wayward and exceedingly precipitant, irregular, and very impulsive; Mars significator, eccentric, rash, daring, fond
Mars significator, eccentric, rash, daring, fond of electricity and chemistry, ambitious.
Note. The squares and oppositions of the malefics give considerable powers of hatred and destruotivp vehemence; they make the native cynical and hard. These qualities are strongest when the aspects occur from the first, third, ninth and tenth houses. They give executive power and intense earnestness.
Jupiter square or in opposition to Saturn
Saturn significator, constantly unfortunate, likely to embrace many different creeds and come to grief in them all, meeting with much opposition from the people;
Jupiter significator, a life of continual cross purposes, grave, serious and thoughtful, highly impressionable, inquisitive, an observer of human nature.
Saturn square or in opposition to Uranus
Saturn significator, makes the native wayward, stibborn, eccentric, very reserved, crafty, malicious and self-willed, backbiting and untruthful; Uranus
Uranus significator, exceedingly eccentric, subtle, selfish, very vindictive, fond of uncommon subjects and mysteries, especially occult science, mutable; very much in earnest if these planets are angular.
Of course the strength of the above aspects depends largely on the houses containing the planets. They are strongest from cardinal signs and when angular.
From Guide to Astrology by Fredrick White
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