Traditional horoscopes focus on a person’s Sun sign – that’s the star sign you’ll find in newspapers or online, which relates to where the Sun was when you were born.

But did you know that all the heavenly bodies in our solar system have an effect on our personality?

Here you’ll find an overview of the planets in astrology, and their meaning in your natal chart. Select a particular planet to read more and enjoy learning about the zodiac with Star Sign Studies!

Heavenly Bodies…

The Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars are all personal planets, they’re known as highly influential on our character and motivations.

The ‘outer planets’ or ‘generational planets’ are slow moving, so a collective generation will all have the same zodiac sign of these planets, although in very different placements in their birth chart.


Watch this amazing short science animation about our Solar System to better understand the cosmos…

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About the Author:

Kimberly started Star Sign Style to gather together all things celestial in a honey pot of wonder. She's studied astrology in London and India, specialising in the fashion and beauty of the stars. She lives in Hong Kong with her New Yorker beau, and is a double Aries (sun-Venus), with a soft shell Cancer rising! Her Sagittarius moon lights up with talk of travel, while her Mercury in Taurus waxes lyrical over cosmic cosmetics.
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