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2 articles for "Semi-square"

Semi-square [Astro*Index]

A 45° aspect (q.v.).

See also: ♦ Aspect ♦ Minor Aspect ♦ Hard Aspect
Semi-square Aspect [Astro*Index]

An angular separation of 45° between two bodies, usually measured by the difference in longitude, rather than along a great circle. Astrologers have traditionally considered the semisquare a minor hard aspect -- half a square; but some, among them Sophia Mason, give it (and the sesquiquadrate all the weight of a square aspect.

See also: ♦ Aspect ♦ Zodiacal Longitude ♦ Angular Separation ♦ Great Circle ♦ Sesquiquadrate ♦ Square


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