Fixed Star Polaris

Polaris at 28°34′ Gemini has an orb of 2°10′
Fixed Star Polaris

Ursa Minor Constellation [Stellarium]

The Sun joins Polaris on June 19

Fixed star Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris, is a 2.0 magnitude multiple star located at the tip of the tail of the Little Bear, Ursa Minor Constellation. Although appearing to the naked eye as a single point of light, Polaris is a triple star system, composed of the primary, a yellow supergiant designated Polaris Aa, in orbit with a smaller companion, Polaris Ab; the pair is in a wider orbit with Polaris B. α UMi A Spectral type F7Ib.

The modern name Polaris comes from the Latin word for near the pole. The ancient name Cynosūra comes from the Greek word κυνόσουρα which means the dog’s tail. It is very close to the north celestial pole, making it the current northern pole star.


23 ♊ 28
24 ♊ 47
28 ♊ 34
28 ♊ 45
29 ♊ 55

Fixed Star

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Polaris Astrology

The spectral class F7 suggests a planetary nature of Mercury and to a lesser extent Sun.

Polaris is of the nature of Saturn and Venus. It causes much sickness, trouble, loss of fortune, disgrace and great affliction, and may give legacies and inheritances attended by much evil. [1]

The Pole Star is the main star of the small Bear situated on the Tail, has a Saturn nature, combined with qualities of the Sun and Venus. It might seem strange to include this fixed star here, as its latitude is about 60° and therefore placed far outside of the ecliptic in which the planets move. Measured on the ecliptic, it is situated closely conjunct with Alpha Orionis, Betelgeuse, the main star of Orion. [3]

α Ursae Minoris. A double star, spectral class F8, yellow and white, in the tail of the Bear. This star imparts to its natives’ many problems, illness, romantic, domestic, and other losses. Native continually strives to get ahead, and make gains. Native is shameless and can be of a revolting character, subject to tragedies and chronic, difficult-to-diagnose or possibly serious illness. A continual delaying action plagues some of these natives. Recognition comes late. [6]

The Chinese considered the Pole Star as “the great honorable Lord of the Heavens.” In a relevant position in the natal chart, it gives spiritual powers to the bearer, who will be highly respected. The Pole Star serves as a guide and indicator. If it is conjunction planets in the angles, the native will have a good sense of discretion and is able to follow his or her instincts. The native clearly recognizes his or her aims and will pursue and achieve them. [3]

Polaris, α Ursa Minoris, the Pole Star, is not as bright as we may think, It is still easy to find by following up a line through the lower and upper stars at the end of the pan part of the Dipper. Ptolemy gives it a Saturn-Venus rating, entirely right for the star which serves so well to guide us in our wanderings, and that is just what it tells us about people when we find it strong on their horoscopes. According to its aspects, they are excellent or not so good at receiving and giving guidance but give it they always will, and to any and all who will listen. [4]

Polaris rules the pancreas. [5]

Constellation Ursa Minor

According to Ptolemy the bright stars are like Saturn and in some degree like Venus. It is said to give indifference and improvidence of spirit, and to lead to many troubles. By the Kabalists it is associated with the Hebrew letter Tau and the 21st Tarot Trump “The Universe.” [1]

Astrologically both Bears were said to presage an evil influence. They are particularly injurious as regards to the affairs of nations and kings. [2]

Polaris Star, Alpha Ursae Minoris

Polaris Star, Alpha Ursae Minoris []

Fixed Star Polaris Conjunctions

Ascendant conjunct Polaris: Timothy McVeigh 1°10′, LeBron James 1°55′, Theodore Roosevelt 1°59′

Midheaven conjunct Polaris: David Duke 0°11′ (and Mercury), Alexei Navalny 0°34′, Dave Chappelle 0°50′, Bruce Willis 0°52′, Rudy Giuliani 1°56′.

Descendant conjunct Polaris: Sylvester Stallone 0°44′, Prince William of Cambridge 0°47′, Oprah Winfrey 1°44′, Stormy Daniels 2°03′, Warren Buffett 2°04′

Part of Fortune conjunct Polaris: Mel B 0°34′, Patch Adams 0°41′, George Clooney 1°31′, James Woods 1°37′, Kourtney Kardashian 1°52′, Bill Clinton 1°59′

Sun conjunct Polaris: Many troubles and evils. [1]

The native is subject to changing fortunes. Gains may suddenly become losses. High preferment in religion, martial, government, sports and matters dealing with the public. [6]

These persons will have a difficult time absorbing calcium properly, with the result that they experience indigestion. The problem is not usually related to the pancreas. The difficulty in digesting calcium creates an additional problem with the skeletal part of the head. There would be a continuous imbalance here in spite of the amount of calcium taken. The indigestion would continue as well as the thinning of the skeletal part of the head where they feel sensitive areas about the head. Eating fruit will help somewhat, but they will continue to have these problems. [5]

Boris Johnson 0°23′, Salman Rushdie 1°02′ (and Moon), M. C. Escher 1°04′, Paul McCartney 1°08′, Holly Parker 1°21′, Prince William 1°48′, Lana Del Rey 2°03′.

Sun conjunct Saturn conjunct Polaris: With both the Sun and Saturn at this point, there would be complete bone damage throughout the body, including a weakness in the knees and shoulders. It does ultimately affect the teeth and jaws. [5]

Moon conjunct Polaris: Hatred of the vulgar, ill-will of women and danger from thieves. [1]

A sense of personal dissatisfaction may envelop the native at some time during their lifespan, and they may make decisions or take actions that could only destroy themselves and possibly affect others, bringing sorrow to many. The native may suffer needlessly through disagreements with superiors. High preferment in government, martial affairs, and matters dealing with the public. [6]

Salman Rushdie 1°18′ (and Sun), Nicholas Culpeper 1°31′, Catherine the Great 1°38′ (and Venus)

Mercury conjunct Polaris: The native is mentally keen, active, original, and can master difficult tasks, but liable to actions or writings of a questionable nature. Latent honors are possible with a positive conjunction. [6]

David Duke 0°18′ (and MC), Nikola Tesla 1°34′

Venus conjunct Polaris: The native, although appearing sociable, is a rather aloof, almost private person. There is the danger of domestic or family problems. Violence is possible. [6]

Alan Turing 0°09′, Boris Johnson 0°42′, Catherine the Great 0°53′ (and Moon), Priyanka Chopra 1°33′

Mars conjunct Polaris: The native is bold, almost pushy, and even can become objectionable in their pursuit of their goal. They tend to dominate situations. Exhibit good leadership ability. [6]

James Joyce 0°01′, Franklin D. Roosevelt 0°04′

Jupiter conjunct Polaris: High preferment in church, sport, occult and matters dealing with the public. The native can receive honors. [6]

Charles Dickens 0°32′, Volodymyr Zelenskyy 1°07′, Tom Brady 1°18′

Saturn conjunct Polaris: These individuals will experience many weak areas about the body. They are unable to assimilate the foods they eat so that they experience many different illnesses and weaknesses. The nervous system is usually damaged, affecting the arms and legs. There is an aching they cannot pinpoint, or they would feel that their skin is too tender and highly sensitive. They will experience aches through the arms and legs. [5]

Rudy Giuliani 0°40′, Monica Lewinsky 0°45′, Sigmund Freud 1°00′

Uranus conjunct Polaris: Billy Joel 0°25′, Cat Stevens 0°25′, John Belushi 0°43′, Stephen King 1°42′, Hillary Clinton 1°55′, Charles III 2°04′

Neptune conjunct Polaris: Ernest Hemingway 1°23′, Heinrich Himmler 2°04′.

Pluto conjunct Polaris: Alan Turing 1°14′, Josef Mengele 1°25′, William S. Burroughs 1°56′

North Node conjunct Polaris: Sara Aldrete 0°53′, Billie Eilish 1°32′, Liza Minnelli 1°47′

South Node conjunct Polaris: George Washington 1°56′, Ernest Hemingway 2°07′.


  1. Fixed Stars and Constellations in Astrology, Vivian E. Robson, 1923, p. 66, 185.
  2. Fixed Stars and Judicial Astrology, George Noonan, 1990, p.7.
  3. Fixed Stars and Their Interpretation, Elsbeth Ebertin, 1971, p.28.
  4. The Living Stars, Dr. Eric Morse, 1988, p. 145.
  5. The Fixed Star Health and Behavior Imbalance, Ted George and Barbara Parker, 1985, p.38.
  6. The Power of the Fixed Stars, Joseph E. Rigor, 1979, p.91-92.
  • All fixed star positions are for the year 2000. Add one degree per 72 years to correct for precession.

10 thoughts on “Fixed Star Polaris

  1. Hello Jamie:
    Your blog/site has the most advanced features among similar blogs. Thank you. I am now very scared of Polaris. One of my friend’s natal planets is at 28-29 degrees Gemini. I am very CONCERNED for her.

    If you had Jupiter in one of your important houses 1st /2nd /6th for career and work, what would you do?

    What seeds would you sow? I am telling friends and family to read your posts and go on interviews.

    How many interviews/tasks should one schedule for good days like 26th or the 29th of this month if they have planets in Virgo?

    Will many dilute the power?

    I am requesting advice for a strategy. I would be very very grateful if you could please shed some light.

    • You really need to find the exact degree of the planet and take into account precession correction because there are 3 stars near each other in this region.

      I don’t use houses, only the cardinal point like AC and MC.

      For strategy, see your yearly and monthly horoscope. Follow the links to transits and moon phases and you can ask a question on those links if you need.

  2. I just learned of Polaris conj my AC 29 degrees 24 min Gemini, along with Betelgeuse of course and Menkalinan. I am not familiar with Polaris energies in relation to my AC. Any impressions are greatly appreciated!

  3. Hi I am desperate to know my fixed star issues, I am not sure if I am polaris or andromeda. I was born april 18 1970 at 730am 1 w50 52 n30

  4. Hi Jamie. I have this conjunct my MC 28.34 please tell me how this might play out, thanks very much. Leas

    • Hi Mans. IC is Imum Coeli, Latin for ‘bottom of the sky’. It is at the bottom of your chart opposite the Midheaven. It represents your roots, history, home and family, ancestors, repressed memories, genetic memory, and past incarnations.

      • Thanks for the explanation,I found no information in this article about Polaris in conjunction with Imum Coeli how it manifests?

        • I add every interpretation I can find. For the rest, I add celebrities so one day someone else can work it all out.

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