Mercury - Neptune Aspects: Conjunct Sextile Trine Square Opposition
Sample interpretation from our Career report -- Mercury/Neptune contacts indicate an active imagination, sensitive perceptions, and heightened intuition. Your mind is open to the more subtle or spiritual aspects of reality. You have a gift for sensing public moods and anticipating future trends. In adversarial relationships, you readily sense your opponent's motives and potential strategic moves. This skill is useful for fields as diverse as diplomacy, creative writing, journalism, marketing, financial investing, military planning, and psychic investigation. The creative and imaginative aspects of Neptune often indicate a talent for art, music, painting, sketching, acting, film, photography, and so on. You may have an interest in studying Neptune-ruled matters such as oils, gases, chemicals, medicines, or anything involving the feet. You could also be interested in hypnosis, counseling, meditation, dream analysis, psychic phenomena, and spiritual development. If this conjunction forms stressful aspects, you may have problems paying attention or be prone to dreamy, nebulous, or illogical thinking.
Sample interpretation from the Merlin report -- Your mind does not function in a linear, logical manner and you are often unable to express your thoughts in simple, everyday language. Symbols, images, art, or music better express your ideas. Flights of imagination and fantasy carry you into strange and beautiful worlds, and you could develop the ability to transcribe some of your perceptions to share with others, for example, by writing fantasy, fiction, lyrics, or poetry. You are sensitive to nuances and possess intuitive or psychic gifts, but you may become confused between imagination and true perception. You have a strong mystical and idealistic bent, and have difficulty concentrating your attention on practical or mundane activities. You are strongly attracted to metaphysical and spiritual topics.
Some Famous People with Mercury conjunct Neptune: Neil Armstrong, Ray Bradbury, Martin Luther, Christina Aguilera.
Your style of communication may be unusual, perhaps with many pauses or digressions. You may be deliberately vague or unintentionally so, depending on your nature. Some of you are great story tellers.
Sample interpretation from the
Merlin report -- Your mind is highly imaginative and creative and
you possess dramatic, artistic, or musical abilities. As a child, you enjoyed
daydreaming, fantasizing, pretending, and probably lived in "your own little
world" a good deal. You perceive things which are not obvious to other people
and you have an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being
told anything about them. However, you must learn to discriminate between a true
psychic perception and your imagination. Learning to discipline and focus your
mind is necessary if you wish to use all of your creative potential. Otherwise,
you could be simply a dreamer.
Some Famous People with the Mercury in Hard Aspect to Neptune: Squares - Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, Donald Trump, Jim Bakker, Mae West, Spencer Tracy, Tom Snyder, Rich Little, Jack London, Bob Dylan; Oppositions - Bono (U2), Marlene Dietrich, Richard Chamberlain, Florence Henderson, Charles De Gaulle, Christian Dior.
The trine aspect is the more dynamic of the two harmonious aspects. Those with the sextile can call upon these traits when needed, and those with the trine between the Mercury and Neptune have incorporated the traits of the aspect into their personalities, expressing them naturally and consistently.
Some Famous People with Mercury in Harmonious Aspect to Neptune: Sextiles - Brad Pitt, Fred Astaire, Drew Barrymore, John Cleese; Trines - Vanessa Redgrave, Michael J. Fox, Tammy Wynette, Oscar Wilde, Shirley Temple Black, Robb Thomas, Mia Farrow, Meryl Streep.
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Interpretations written by Annie Heese, unless otherwise noted.