Patterns of Planetary Distribution
Basic Natures - based on the whole at a glance
BOWL all planets in only 1/2 of chart
- any direction; 6 houses or 6 signs;
(can have empty houses between).
Must give of themself.
Feels excluded from something, the empty half.
This becomes a challenge to understand.
Lead by clockwise side.
BUCKET all but 1 planet are in 1/2 of chart
- This 1 planet is the handle.
Can be less or little more than 1/2, with empty houses.
Handle is the release for major life accomplishments.
Instructing, inspiring or agitating an activity contained in the bucket.
Prepared or impulsive.
BUNDLE planets all in 4 consecutive houses
- 1/3rd of chart. Space of a trine.
Can have 1 empty house between.
Bound by inhibitions due to intense concentration of interests.
Caught up in self-gathering due to narrow boundaries of opportunity.
LOCOMOTIVE planets in 2/3rds of chart
- at least 3 consecutive houses are empty.
Can have other single empty houses in the chart.
Planet leading clockwise is engine; directing the concentration of energy.
Either needs or lacks a problem to solve.
Driven to accomplish.
SEESAW any 2 groups of planets opposed to each other
- also obvious are 2 empty sections opposite in chart.
Constantly pulled between different viewpoints.
Needs to find balance or wastes energy fighting nothing or everything.
SPLASH planets evenly distributed throughout houses
- scattered but well divided.
Can have double empty houses.
Interested in many things.
Can share and spread ideas or not get a grasp on anything.
Comfortable or lost in chaos.
SPLAY difficult to place, irregular but not identifiable
- not really squared, trined, or sextiled.
Constant resistance to conventional attitudes.
Looking to find ones own space in time.
Emphasis is on own purpose in life.
Gratefully...ELIZA (Maddocks) Talas...(10/30/51)