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What is a Natal Chart?

Natal Chart

To help us know and have more awareness of our initiation into this world, the natal chart or birth chart sheds light on our identity and life. To make a natal or birth chart, one must first have correct information about the birth details. This includes the time of birth, the date, day, month, and year of birth, as well as the place of birth.

There are multiple aspects of astrology that govern our lives. The position of the Sun, the Moon, and the planets moving through the different 12 zodiac signs and houses, and their positions at the time of our birth impact our personality and life.

The natal chart will indicate a lot about the person you are, and what lies in store for you in this lifetime. Astrologers, while creating a birth chart or a horoscope, will look for some key data that can help them ascertain the vital details.

Composition of a Natal Chart

A natal chart comprises of zodiac signs/stars, the houses, and the planets. The astrological chart has twelve houses that will define the exact position of the planets and which constellations they occupy at the time of your birth.

The chart will also indicate the zodiac sign/star and which of the twelve houses each planet is in. It further goes into the nakshatras or constellations that the planets are placed in within the zodiac sign and house. They will look for the aspects between planets, the balance of elements and qualities. In a birth chart, all the planets are placed across the twelve astrological houses, each defining a specific area of your life.

The most important aspect is to know one’s Rising Sign or the Ascendant at the time of your birth that rises on the eastern horizon in the specific location of one’s birth.

The three most important aspects of a birth chart are the Sun sign that denotes your soul, the Moon sign that defines your inner self and emotions, and your Rising Sign or Ascendant that reflects your personality, how you relate to other people and the environment, and people’s perception of you. The planet that rules the Ascendant is called the chart ruler.

What is a Natal Chart Calculator?

A Natal Chart Calculator helps you create your natal or birth chart, in other words, your horoscope. Enter your name, date of birth (with hour, minute), gender, your time of birth using local time, and enter your birthplace.

It would be preferable to know your exact time of birth. However, you can make the closest possible estimate if you do not have your correct time of birth. There is also a process called Birth Time Rectification (BTR) in which an astrologer helps determine your correct time of birth based on certain life events. The Natal Chart Calculator, with the help of the above details, creates your natal chart.

The Natal Chart Calculator will determine your Rising Sign or Ascendant at the time of your birth, which occupies the First House among the twelve astrology houses. Most important to know is the position of the Sun, Moon, and your Ascendant, in which zodiac sign/star they fall. The Natal Chart Calculator also helps decipher how the solar, lunar, and ascendant planet’s energies will manifest in your life. You can check if you are a cusp sign and what that entails.

There are many mathematical calculations involved while calculating a natal chart. There are complex procedures involved, and this is where a Natal Chart Calculator comes in handy. Give your correct birth details and get your natal chart. The calculator serves as a tool to immediately get your chart. Just ensure you enter your birth details correctly.

Astrological Significance of Natal Chart

An Astrology Natal Chart is a map that holds the key to your personality and your life. It tells you about the universal energies at play at the time of your birth. Natal charts are a traditional part of Indian, Chinese, and Western astrology. The twelve astrological signs are evenly distributed across the natal chart and divided into twelve segments of 30 degrees each. The zodiac is divided into twelve astrology houses, and each house represents a specific area of your life.

You can see the placement of the planets in relation to zodiac signs/stars and houses in the natal chart. The placements help you understand many aspects of your life with deep insights about your personality, relationships, career, character traits, behavioral tendencies, and the direction your life may take, among others.

Constructing an Astrology Natal Chart for an individual involves knowing the placement of the Sun, Moon, the Ascendant, and planets, as well as the aspects among them. The angular distance between any two planets in a natal chart is called an aspect. Planetary movements are also assessed in the Astrology Natal Chart.

The Rising Sign that rises on the eastern horizon determines your exact time of birth. It signifies the Lagna or the Ascendant in the First House of the natal chart. The Lagna or Ascendant plays a pivotal role in the natal chart. It determines the placement of the planets in the houses and, also defines the planetary chart ruler. It determines how your entire natal chart is constructed.

Astrologers study the position and aspect of the planets in the natal chart plus the sign and house, the Sun and Moon by zodiac sign, and astrological house. Another important aspect is the sign on the Ascendant and the planet that rules the sign, which is called the chart ruler. They will first read the sign that falls in the ascendant and the subsequent houses. They will analyze the placements of the planets in different houses, their mutual aspects, and conjunctions. For predicting specific events and situations in life, they will also look at transits and Dashas (planetary periods).

Astrologers will make an interpretation from the above details and use their techniques to make predictions about your personality and life.

Note: Please note that a computerized reading cannot replace an astrological expert’s assessment of a natal chart. It is preferable to consult an astrologer for a natal chart.