Saturn is the only planet to rule two adjacent zodiac signs. It rules Capricorn and also Aquarius. Saturn takes about twenty-eight and a half years to circle the zodiac, visiting each zodiac sign for about two and a half years. Saturn is the last planet visible in the sky to the naked eye from the Earth. It is a limiting planet and rules delays and hindrances in life. Capricorn is the sign of status and Aquarians are lovers of people and the mass being ruled by Saturn.

Saturn moves very slowly. Saturn is a very huge planet and is placed at a great distance from Earth. Due to this distance, it seems to move slow.

Saturn is considered a malefic planet in Astrology. But when placed in beneficial sign and house, he bestows a person with great wealth and fame. In adverse condition, this planet gives loss, sorrow, poverty, misery, accidents and hurdles in life. Saturn is connected with longevity of an individual.

Saturn is actually considered as a teacher. Saturn is also the planet of justice. Number 8 is the numerological sign of Saturn.

Characteristics of Saturn:

Day: Saturday
Direction: West
Colour: Blue
Orbit time in One Zodiac Sign: Two and half years
Orbit time of whole Zodiac: 30 Years
Nature: Sorrow & hardship
Friendly planets: Mercury, Venus
Enemy planets: Sun, Moon, Mars
Neutral planets: Jupiter
Own Sign : Capricorn & Aquarius
Exalted in: Libra
Debilitated in: Aries
Special features: Hurdles, delay
Metal: Iron
Precious Stone: Blue Sapphire
Good Placement Prosperity, Land, wealth, Good position
Bad Placement: Arrogance and poverty
Represents: Servants, Elder and old people
Body parts ruled: Legs, Nervous system, etc.
Diseases caused by Venus: Pneumatic pain, injury in legs, etc.

sun    Sun
Moon    Moon
Mercury    Mercury
Venus    Venus
Mars    Mars
jupiter    Jupiter
saturn    Saturn
uranus    Uranus
neptune    Neptune
pluto    Pluto
chiron    Chiron