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The suggested interpretations are offered as a guide to aspect meanings.
For refined interpretation, consider the general condition of the planet, its dignities, sign, and house location.
Remember, generally:
conjunctions unite planetary influences and show a strong focus of energies
trines and sextiles bring planets together in an easy release of energy
squares suggest tension
oppositions show resistance and swings between extremes






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Aspects involving Uranus
by Michael McClain




       

Conjunctions



uranus conjunctionsun
Uranus conjunct Sun

A conjunction of the Sun and Uranus produces a highly self-aware individual expressing energies freely, and often in a unique fashion. Freedom is all important, and you reflect this inclination in ways that many consider eccentric. You are slow to mature because unrestricted attitudes make you appear childlike even as you grow into adulthood. Your free-wheeling temperament permits to succeed if left to do projects in your own, often progressive way. Progress is your most important goal, and your individualism is apparent.
 


uranusconjunctionmoon
Uranus conjunct Moon
The conjunction of the Moon and Uranus denotes strong intuitions. It also makes you very independent. You rebel against set ways of doing and orthodox principles. High emotional tension can produce sudden impulses in your behavior that cause difficulties. Dull routine duties are a problem for you, and these can have a damaging effect on your nervous system. You moods change rapidly, you seem irritated, and you aren't very reliable when this aspect is active. Often, you are viewed as a character and you express yourself with verve. You are popular because of your tolerance and understanding of others and your ability to see both side of almost any issue. Your optimism and honesty are refreshing and will carry you far.
 


uranus conjunctionmercury
Uranus conjunct Mercury
The conjunction of Mercury and Uranus shows that you are bright, curious, articulate, and intuitive. You're easily excited, and your mind races to answer questions that arise. Your mind probably developed early by taking your toys apart to see what made them work. Electronic communication is especially fascinating to you. You are very futuristic in your thinking, rarely worrying about or dwelling on the past.
 


uranus conjunctionvenus
Uranus conjunct Venus
The conjunction of Venus and Uranus suggests that you are inclined to sudden attractions. This placement gives a sparkle to your personality making you popular and socially active. It may be hard for you to stay tied to one person because your affections are so universal by nature. It's a good idea for you to give your romances the test of a little time. Avoid rushing in to marriage. If you are artistically inclined, this aspect adds a degree of originality to your work or performances.
 


uranus conjunctionmars
Uranus conjunct Mars
The conjunction of Mars and Uranus produces an unrestricted, forceful, and energetic nature. You play by your own rules and resist compliance to any controls of society. Your impulsiveness can present any number of problems, but you continue to insist on complete freedom of action. You insist on having your way. You have a strong inclination to experiment and test your theories as you go along. A reasonable degree of prudence is often lacking in your actions. You are likely to face roadblocks unless you can attain some position in which you are completely in charge.
 


uranus conjunctionjupiter
Uranus conjunct Jupiter
The conjunction of Jupiter with Uranus produces a good deal of restlessness in your nature. You dislike restrictions and like to be the one in charge. You are an organizer, a planner and a doer, and you do especially well when assigned to handle a big project. Your plans have a solid touch of idealism attached. Your basically very lucky, and you usually get full credit for what you do. Sudden and unexpected gains are frequently a product of this aspect.
 


uranus conjunctionsaturn
Uranus conjunct Saturn
The combination of Saturn and Uranus shows that great discipline is needed in the way you develop your ideas. You have an inclination to 'go your own way' and can often find yourself at odds with the views of others; you may suffer from dissapointment and frustration as a result. But you possess remarkable self-will and when you apply discipline and maturity to your actions, you are capable of destroying boundaries and making breakthroughs that are of lasting value to yourself and others.
 


uranus conjunctionneptune
Uranus conjunct Neptune
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Neptune relates to mass consciousness. When these planets are in contact with each other, collective ideals will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new modes of thought and collective expression to emerge.
 


uranus conjunctionpluto
Uranus conjunct Pluto
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Pluto relates to political power. When these planets are in contact with each other, political structures will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new methods of government regulatory principles to emerge.
 


Sextiles



uranus sextilesun
Uranus sextile Sun
The sextile between the Sun and Uranus shows the importance for you to keep the lines of communication between yourself and others open. Your expression is outspoken and uninhibited. You find life exciting and your active mind keeps you from ever being bored. A positive attitude is key to you never being down. Your thinking is broad-minded and original, and you project your ideas in a dramatic way. Yet you don't demand that others yield to them without question. In emotional situations, you demand honesty and sincerity.
 


uranus sextilemoon
Uranus sextile Moon
The sextile aspect formed between the Moon and Uranus shows quick emotional responses. This promotes rapport with people. You are very progressive in your views, looking to the future with little regard for the past. Your imagination is uniquely designed to solve everyday problems in unusual ways. You are quick to embrace new ideas and take advantage of opportunities.
 


uranus sextilemercury
Uranus sextile Mercury
A sextile formed between Mercury and Uranus suggests that your intellectual abilities are well above average. You are alert, curious, and well-read on many subjects. You have an easy and clever way with words. This may allow you to succeed as a teacher because you are willing to share your knowledge. You are very progressive in your thinking and inventive in your ideas. Your mind is constantly in motion, thinking for yourself in a very independent manner. Logical reasoning goes on in the subconscious mind and solutions come to you in a flash.
 


uranus sextilevenus
Uranus sextile Venus
The sextile formed between Venus and Uranus is very helpful to you as it bestows a cleverness in social dealings. You are sufficiently aware of others to compromise in deference to their desires. You don't threaten people and put them on the defensive. Romantic relations spring up suddenly and a decision to marry may be made with surprising haste. You value your freedom but you never impose on the rights or freedom of others. This is a major asset to you in all relationships including your marriage.
 


uranus sextilemars
Uranus sextile Mars
The sextile formed between Mars and Uranus shows a gift of originality and resourcefulness in actions. You have a strong and magnetic personality that easily faces and handles difficulties. You can manage just about anything but boredom. You are adventurous, always seeking something new and exciting to do. You follow rules only when they make complete sense to your way of thinking.
 


uranus sextilejupiter
Uranus sextile Jupiter
The sextile of Jupiter and Uranus tends to break down orthodox tendencies and add more of a metaphysical or liberal attitude. Humanitarian goals and issues are more important with this, an uplifting aspect. Good fortune relating to ideals in life come as a bi-product of actions.
 


uranus sextilesaturn
Uranus sextile Saturn
This aspect offers a good balance between the need to be independent and self-aware, and the need to work with convention and acknowledge external limitations. It promotes a healthy, questioning attitude and inclines towards originality, but allows due thought and reflection to underpin actions. This aspect promotes an interest in intellectual challenges, and can offer a real talent in mathematics or the sciences. Brilliant breakthroughs can emerge as a result of hard work and disciplined effort.
 


uranus sextileneptune
Uranus sextile Neptune
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Neptune relates to mass consciousness. When these planets are in contact with each other, collective ideals will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new modes of thought and collective expression to emerge.
 


uranus sextilepluto
Uranus sextile Pluto
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Pluto relates to political power. When these planets are in contact with each other, political structures will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new methods of government regulatory principles to emerge.
 


Squares



uranus squaresun
Uranus square Sun
A square formed between the Sun and Uranus shows that you are impulsive and unpredictable. You go your own way and do your own thing without much concern about what others think. You are original, but sometimes impractical. You like to do what you want, when you want. Nervous and accident prone, you may sometimes think you have a dark cloud following you. Your periodic unwillingness to follow rules may hamper your progress. With maturity, your views may remain eccentric and liberal, but they become more broadly based and humanitarian.
 


uranus squaremoon
Uranus square Moon
The square formed between the Moon and Uranus promises an ingenious imagination. It also produces emotional perversity and sudden inexplicable changes in moods. You become easily bored, throwing over one activity for something else more exciting. Frequent upsets and changes in circumstances, may be the order of your life. Your hair-trigger temper can fly whenever, even toward those close to you. This aspect denotes much emotional tension. As you mature, this aspect may mark you as an advanced thinker, but one likely to remain a law unto self. Tact is something you have to learn to fit more comfortable into society. Your uncompromising honesty and painfully truthful criticisms can make life difficult at times.
 


uranus squaremercury
Uranus square Mercury
Mercury in a square aspect with Uranus speeds the perceptions, and quickens the intuitions. At times you can be erratic in your drive to be independent. Your speech can become sarcastic and brusque, and mental energies can be wasted in temperament. You love a battle of wits and will take the other side of just about any argument just for the fun of it. Your independence and vigor of mind can make you a leader of thought when you have learned to get the chip off your shoulder.
 


uranus squarevenus
Uranus square Venus
The square formed between Venus and Uranus suggests a free spirit who's hard to tie down to a permanent relationship. You are fascinated by individuals who have unusual qualities. A fickle nature makes it hard for you to accept the responsibility of belonging to one person. Touchy and willful, you have a problem with the opposite sex that may have roots in a deep inferiority complex. There is a tendency to defy convention and become a little bored with those who submit to it. You are used to having your own way and expect it. You confuse love and friendship, but you don't become over attached to friends or lovers. A nervous condition may result from this configuration, especially if you fail to get adequate rest.
 


uranus squaremars
Uranus square Mars
The square formed between Mars and Uranus shows desire for complete freedom to act without hesitation or restraint. There is too much physical energy coupled with a voracious appetite for action and excitement. You are accident prone because you're a bit careless in what you do. Avoid activity associated with racing cars, speed boats, machinery, and other dangerous activities. In dealing with others in the work place, don't expect them to perform as you do. They are not likely to have your drive. Moderation in everything should be your goal. This is a difficult aspect for fostering an out-of-control temper. Be aware of this very unappealing potential.
 


uranus squarejupiter
Uranus square Jupiter
The square formed between Jupiter and Uranus shows inhibiting conflicts which limit your goals and achievements. You may be expansive in your imagination and plans. There is a tendency to be impractical and too idealistic in your thinking. In some cases, eccentric religious beliefs and practices are shown by this aspect. Speculation, if allowed to get out of hand, can produce unexpected and unsatisfactory results, and you may have a tendency to go off the deep end in handling financial matters. Long-shot gambles that may tempt you, rarely work out.
 


uranus squaresaturn
Uranus square Saturn
The square between Saturn and Uranus denotes some sense of conflict between the urge to be independent, and the conservative restaints that appear to prevent self-expression. Maintaining a consistent sense of purpose is often difficult to achieve, and thus problems arise through alternating periods of seeking to preserve the status quo, and willingness to risk everything by radical and disruptive actions. Those born subject to this aspect are often very sensitive to perceived limitations and can react violently against them. Great personal control is needed to bring the best that this aspect offers - when usefully employed it can provide the means to stabalise explosive environments as well as conquer and destroy destructive and inhibitive situations.
 


uranus squareneptune
Uranus square Neptune
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Neptune relates to mass consciousness. When these planets are in contact with each other, collective ideals will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new modes of thought and collective expression to emerge.
 


uranus squarepluto
Uranus square Pluto
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Pluto relates to political power. When these planets are in contact with each other, political structures will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new methods of government or regulatory principles to emerge.
 


Trines



uranus trinesun
Uranus trine Sun
A trine formed between the Sun and Uranus produces a highly progressive outlook on life. You possess superb leadership qualities based on personal magnetism and the ability to see the big picture. You like people, care about them, and understand them. You can find ways to exploit your talents while remaining very much aware of your shortcomings, thus, keeping your ego out of your way. Success comes easily to you because you are open-minded to others and have no problem coming up with ideas of your own. You have an intuitive awareness of other people and never consider their problems trite.
 


uranus trinemoon
Uranus trine Moon
The trine formed between the Moon and Uranus suggests that your early environment and experiences gave you an inquiring mind. You're mentally alert and able to absorb knowledge easily. You relate well to people because you listen well and appreciate the opinions of others. You hold your own in an argument because you are always well armed with the facts. You're not exactly a rebel to authority, but you never hesitate to challenge anyone who assumes power irresponsibly. Your thinking integrates experiences of the past with a clear vision of the possibilities in the future. You've learned from your past, yet you're anything but old-fashioned. Your colorful expression is original and spontaneously imaginative.
 


uranus trinemercury
Uranus trine Mercury
The trine formed between Mercury and Uranus confers a special type of mental ability associated with the intuitive faculties. Flashes of intuitive insight are amazingly accurate. Uranus puts your mind more in touch with humanitarian matters, and also modern and progressive ideas. You can express your thoughts in an original and dramatic way, and thus, you make an interesting speaker or writer. You rarely make superficial statements because your mind does not dwell on trite matters.
 


uranus trinevenus
Uranus trine Venus
The trine formed between Venus and Uranus shows that you are a person who enjoys life. Your pursuit of happiness makes you appear a little out of the ordinary to some. You gather eccentric and out of the ordinary friends about you, and gain though the connection with such people. You have a broad viewpoint being more humane than personal. A strong social consciousness is shown by this placement. Your well developed sense of harmony and appreciation of beauty may be expressed through the arts. This aspect produces an intuitive ability in financial matters.
 


uranus trinemars
Uranus trine Mars
The trine formed between Mars and Uranus shows originality and enthusiasm in your actions. You are very energetic and freedom loving. You are an impatient person who always has several irons in the fire. Your impulsive and restless nature needs to concentrate more on moderation. In fact, you may demand freedom to exploit your potentials, and you actually feel sorry for those that are trapped in limiting circumstances. This is not a good aspect for someone with a boring 9-5 job. You do need to focus on learning moderation, and especially in romantic affairs, you need to be less restless and impulsive. The limiting ties of marriage and convention may not be your cup of tea.
 


uranus trinejupiter
Uranus trine Jupiter
The trine formed between Jupiter and Uranus shows that you are original, creative, determined and practical. You can achieve any goal set for yourself. Personal liberty is very important and you don't like to be tied down to convention. You may have strong mental energy and much staying power in work that requires you to use you intelligence.
 


uranus trinesaturn
Uranus trine Saturn
This aspect offers a good balance between the sense of determination and the willingness to adapt to change. There is an easy bridge between the old and new, past and future. Saturn trine Uranus promotes the ability to use initiative and originality, whilst applying common sense and knowledged gained from applied commitment. There is usually a talent for relating easily to people of all ages and all walks of life. It offers vibrancy and enjoyment of challenges but with a mature judgement and sense of responsibility to others.
 


uranus trineneptune
Uranus trine Neptune
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Neptune relates to mass consciousness. When these planets are in contact with each other, collective ideals will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new modes of thought and collective expression to emerge.
 


uranus trinepluto
Uranus trine Pluto
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Pluto relates to political power. When these planets are in contact with each other, political structures will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new methods of government regulatory principles to emerge.
 


Oppositions



uranus oppositionsun
Uranus opposition Sun
The Sun opposes Uranus suggesting a situation in which self-will and independence is strongly marked. You sometimes act to create excitement and controversy. You can be hard to deal with because of sudden changes in behavior, eccentric notions, and viewing everything from a personal point of view. This confrontation with Uranus will set off times in your life when you will be high-strung and have a nervous disposition. You are very original, but also a little impractical.
 


uranus oppositionmoon
Uranus opposition Moon
The Moon and Uranus form an opposition in your chart. This opposition suggests a conflict in your life regarding emotional matters. The Moon denotes emotions and Uranus produces unstable situations. Thus, you may be called on to deal with unpredictable emotions that may appear as nervous tension. It may require conscious effort on your part to maintain a responsible role in your domestic affairs. There is a tendency for you to attract a mate displaying forceful traits. This individual is likely to dominate you. Males have more difficulties than female with this aspect because it frequently sets up problems with females, including the mother. In either sex, there is a constant demand to decide for others that generates stress between the mental and emotional faculties.
 


uranus oppositionmercury
Uranus opposition Mercury
The opposite positions of Mercury and Uranus shows eccentricities in opinions and communication. You are stubborn in the sense that no one can change your mind. Yet you may change your position on just about anything at the drop of a hat. Unless factors in the chart suggest otherwise, you can be blunt and tactless in your speech. You think of yourself as especially gifted mentally, and well you may be. It's essential for you not to let yourself appear arrogant and conceited because of this. You have no problem seeing all sides to just about any issue. Because of this, it is surprising that you find it so hard to compromise with people. By concentrating on tact and diplomacy you can more effectively take advantage of your intellectual potential.
 


uranus oppositionvenus
Uranus opposition Venus
There is an opposition formed between Venus and Uranus in your chart. This aspect can cause you to be somewhat emotionally unstable. You express yourself with intensity in relationships, but a rebel attitude makes prolonged associations difficult and sudden breaks possible. You need all types of exotic experiences, with little concern for potential consequences. You depend on your bright and witty charm to carry you to success in your job. Dealing with people may be your forte, yet sometimes you may alienate your closest friends.
 


uranus oppositionmars
Uranus opposition Mars
The opposition between Mars and Uranus excites to competition and arouses others to challenge you. You're demanding and authoritative. You thrive on argument, even when you aren't serious about it. Because of these assertive leanings, you can make an excellent salesperson, but you may have some problems with human relations. You don't tolerate restrictions of your freedom and mobility, needing to be constantly on the move. You may be attracted to hazardous activities such as flying, racing, exploring, or mountain climbing. Because you are accident prone, these and other similar pastimes are not recommended. You must be careful and take safety precautions. Avoid desires to throw caution to the winds, because you need not prove yourself in these ways. You may not be an easy person to live with because of periodic outbursts of temper and sometimes cantankerous attitude. A revolutionary, you are likely to oppose tradition with its limits on individuality. You want your way, and can be critical of any authority.
 


uranus oppositionjupiter
Uranus opposition Jupiter
The opposition between Jupiter and Uranus suggest that you are more enthusiastic, independent, outspoken and willful than may otherwise be shown in your chart. You tend to bite off a bit more than you can chew, and you want to start at the top without due preparation. Speculation and gambling should be avoided. Learn moderation in everything, and try not to be hypocritical.
 


uranus oppositionsaturn
Uranus opposition Saturn
The opposition between Saturn and Uranus often indicates a state of discomfort between the old and the new. It can represent a battle between placing security and comfort against excitement and creative challenge. This can often take the form of conflict between a traditional upbringing and modern lifestyles. Attention should be given to finding ways to compromise in disruptive situations, and finding a worthwhile outlet for the tensions that arise. People with this aspect can become effective leaders in provocative actions aimed at disturbing negative apathy.
 


uranus oppositionneptune
Uranus opposition Neptune
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Neptune relates to mass consciousness. When these planets are in contact with each other, collective ideals will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new modes of thought and collective expression to emerge.
 


uranus oppositionpluto
Uranus opposition Pluto
This is a 'generational' influence that is most noticeable in charts where it contacts the angles or Sun or Moon. Uranus fosters change and innovative breakthroughs. Pluto relates to political power. When these planets are in contact with each other, political structures will be shaken and disturbed in order to allow new methods of government regulatory principles to emerge.
 


Acknowledgements:
Robert Pelletier's Planets in Aspects, (Whitford Press, 1987) has inspired some of this work and is recommended for a deeper discussion of aspect meanings.

Notes on aspects between Saturn and the outer planets provided by D. Houlding.



Michael McClain has called astrology and numerology a hobby for more than 28 years. His work, all of which has been shared online, entertains thousands around the world every day. Michael lives with his wife Fran, in Savannah Lakes Village in South Carolina. Visit his site at Astrology-Numerology.com.

© Michael McClain

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