Saturn is beautiful planet with a radial ring of gases around it. It is slow moving planet which stays about 2 and 1/2 years to 3 years in a single Zodiac Sign. Saturn is the second largest planet in our solar system after Jupiter which is the biggest planet of our solar system. In Astrology, Saturn is considered as a natural malefic planet. It is a male planet. Saturn is planet of justice and regarded as Lord of Justice. It is a planet of discipline, limitations, responsibilities and commitments. Saturn loves disciplined people who takes their responsibilities with full dedication and commitment. Saturn is a strict punisher and teaches us lessons who help in shaping our future and gives us rewards in future if we learn from its lessons. It owns two zodiac signs namely Capricorn and Aquarius. Aquarius is co-ruled by planet Uranus also. Sign of exaltation for planet Saturn is Libra and sign of debilitation is Aries.

In favourable positions in a horoscope Saturn blesses the native with name, fame, wealth, honours, long life, fullfilment of desires and many gifts. While in unfavourable conditions when it is malefic in the birth chart or when it is transiting in 6th, 8th or 12th houses from ascendant house it brings many hurdles, hardship, miseries, accidents, losses and defame to the native. Saturn teaches tough and strict lessons to the native in unfavourable conditions. So many people remain feared from its punishments. Saturn rules over labour class, handicap people, poor people, old age persons, beggars and street sweepers. So to appease Lord Saturn in order to get beneficial results one should offer (donate) some thing to eat to these people. Saturn in Aries is the worst placement in a horoscope when associated with Ascendant house or lord because it gives short life span to the native and many other miseries and sorrows. Saturn in Libra associated with Ascendant house and lord is the finest placement as it blesses the native with long life, name, fame, honour, wealth, success, gifts and many other beneficial results.

Career wise Saturn rules over engineering, alcohol sellers, petrol pump dealers, shop keepers, own business, sports and media.

Facts related to Saturn, In Astrology

Important facts about planet Saturn, to be remembered, in Astrology while making predictions:-
Ruling Day: Saturday
Own Sign: Capricorn and Aquarius
Sign of Exaltation: Libra
Sign of Debilitation: Aries
Transit Time in Single Zodiac Sign: 2 and 1/2 years approximate
Transit Time for complete Zodiac Cycle: 30 years approximate
Favourite Color: All shades of Blue Color
Friendly Planets: Venus, North Node and South node
Enemy Planets: Sun, Mars and Jupiter
Neutral Planets: Mercury and Moon
Favourite Gemstone: Blue Sapphire
Favourite Metal: Iron
Qualities: Justice, strictness, discipline, dedication, punishing
Aspects on Houses: Saturn gives full aspect to the 3rd, 7th and 10th houses and planets posited there from its own position