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Dictionary and Glossary of Astrological Terms starting with letter 'Z'



Zenith
The zenith is an imaginary point in the heavens which is seen directly overhead at any given location on Earth. It is different from the Midheaven or the 10th house cusp. Astrologically any planet nearer to zenith becomes more powerful is its influence.
Zeus
Zeus is the Greek mythological father of the Gods. An asteroid and one of the eight hypothetical trans-Neptunian planets used in Uranian astrology are named after him.
Zodiac
The zodiac literally means "circle of animals," in Greek, is a path in the heavens about 9 degrees on either side of the ecliptic, which includes the positions of the Sun, Moon, Planets and some group of stars. It constitutes of the 12 signs Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces.
Zodiacal Aspects
These aspects are measured in degrees and minutes along the Ecliptic.
Zodiacal Directions
These directions are formed in the Zodiac by the progressed motion of Ascendant, Midheaven, Sun, Moon, or planets in aspects with the natal planets and points.


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Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised August 2015