The influence of the Midheaven stems from the part of the zodiac that was immediately overhead at our birth - that is, the sign that was at the top of the celestial sphere (ffor more detail, see PP304-6). We relate to, aspire to, and identify with the qualities of the sign on the Midheaven, especially in relation to our careers. The Midheaven signs for Aries birth charts set out below are the only possible combinations of Ascendant and Midheaven signs in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. To work out your own Ascendant and Midheaven signs at birth, see the charts on pages 344-7.
ASCENDANT ARIES (WITH aries SUN SIGN)
with Midheaven signs:
Capricorn Aries' ambition will be very strong; identification with material progress and the aspiration to be very successful. Aquarius Independence of Aries will be increased; there will be identification with the unusual and original, and perhaps an inner longing to follow an unusual profession.
ascendanttaurus with Midheaven signs: Capricorn Material security very important, and will strive to become wealthy; likelihood of musical talent. Aquarius Ambitious; needs security, but independence also very important. Pisces Identification with humanitarian problems which will motivate action; dislike of sudden changes.
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