In this article, you can learn about the asteroid Juno. You can learn how to decypher Juno in synastry and in the natal chart. When it comes to commitment and marriage, Juno can provide additional insight besides the seventh house and Venus.
Asteroids are a fairly new field of astrology. In the past decades, astronomers discovered hundreds of thousands of asteroids. However, not all of them are equally important in astrology. Some asteroids, like Juno and Ceres are more frequently used and they are generally considered more important.
Juno is one of the most commonly used asteroids, both in synastry and in natal astrology. It is one of the first four significant asteroids, along with Ceres, Pallas, and Vesta.
In astrology, Juno is connected with marriage and what you look for in your ideal spouse. Its house and sign in the natal chart give more detail. Juno in synastry can reveal if the relationship has good chances to turn into marriage.
Keep reading to learn more about interpreting Juno in synastry and in the natal chart!
What Is the Meaning of Juno in Astrology?
First of all, what does the asteroid Juno represent in astrology?
To understand the astrological meaning of the asteroid Juno, it is useful to know the mythological background of its name.
Juno got its name after the Juno, the wife of Jupiter in Roman mythology. They are the Roman equivalent of the Greek Hera and Zeus. Discovered on the 1st September, 1804, Juno is one of the largest asteroids in the Solar System. Its symbol is easy to remember, as it looks like a flower: ⚵. Its minor planet designation is (3) Juno.
Juno is the patron of married women and marriage. In astrology, it is associated with marriage, your spouse, and what you want in your family life. Partnerships and balance are an integral part of Juno. In ths aspect, Juno is similar to Venus and Libra.
This asteroid is the part of you that is bound to your partner and wants to live in a partnership. Juno is about making compromises to maintain peace. This is not always easy, however. Juno was known for her loyalty to her husband who didn’t reciprocate her efforts to make the marriage work.
You can think of Juno as the opposite of Lilith. Lilith doesn’t tolerate for a man to control her, while Juno is the obedient, forgiving wife. Juno is of similar nature as the Moon. It is caring, nurturing, focused on a peaceful family life. Juno is the idealized wife.
Juno also has to deal with the conflicts in the relationship, and also with inequality and power abuse. Juno seeks to create harmony, but this is rarely achieved without one of the partners giving up on their needs. There is a dark side to Juno. According to the myth, Hera took revenge for the betrayal of his husband by killing his lovers. You can learn more about the mythological background of Juno here.
In the Solar System, Juno takes place between Mars and Jupiter. In a female’s natal chart, Mars represents the lover and Jupiter represents the husband. Juno wants to find the balance necessary for family life.
How Do I Find My Juno Sign?
Finding Juno in synastry and in the natal chart is simple. Go to astro.com, choose extended chart selection the option, and add the asteroid Juno or the number 3 to the additional objects.
You can add Juno both in the natal chart and in synastry.
In the chart, look to the symbol that looks like a flower. This is the symbol for Juno: ⚵.
Pay attention to the sign and house of Juno, and also its aspects in the chart. After you have found it, come back, and read the interpretation for Juno in signs and houses!
Juno in Synastry
Most astrologers don’t consider asteroids to be the most important part in synastry, except if they are particularly emphasized. If Juno in synastry is conjunct an important point, such as the ascendant, or if it aspects planets with a very tight orb, it becomes more significant.
Juno in synastry can reveal a deeper connection and the potential for marriage. Synastry charts are complex and you should focus on the key planets and points, but if there is an exact aspect with an asteroid, it should not be omitted.
Juno in synastry forming an aspect to personal points can indicate long-term relationships. This asteroid is frequently prominent in the charts of married couples.
Here are the interpretations of Juno in aspect to the planets. Please keep in mind that no aspect should be analyzed separately. You should read the entire chart and blend all aspects and house overlays. However, Juno in conjunction or harmonious aspects can be a good sign if you want to get married.
Juno in Synastry Aspects
When it comes to the aspects your partner’s planets form to Juno in synastry, the conjunction is the most powerful. The opposition can be also strong.
Harmonious aspects, such as trines and sextiles are usually less important, unless they are close to exact. When working with asteroids, you should use a very tight orb.
Stressful aspects between Juno and personal planets can bring friction into the relationship.
Sun Conjunct Juno in Synastry
This is a wonderful aspect. The Sun represents your husband or you as a husband. When it is in contact with someone’s Juno, your ideals of the perfect spouse overlap. The Sun person embodies the personality traits the Juno person is looking for in their spouse.
The Sun conjunct Juno synastry aspect is great for long-term compatibility. It is better if the Sun person is the male and the Juno person is the female.
Moon Conjunct Juno in Synastry
The Moon conjunct Juno synastry aspect is also great for romantic compatibility. Here, it is better if the Moon person is the female and the Juno person is the male, as the Moon is associated with women. The Juno person sees the Moon person as their perfect wife.
The Juno person sees the Moon person as someone who understands them and tales care of them. The Moon person can easily express their emotions in the company of the Juno person. Moon conjunct Juno in synastry is a great aspect that supports commitment.
Mercury Conjunct Juno in Synastry
The Mercury conjunct Juno synastry aspect is usually not the most important in synastry. This aspect can support communication, but it can also indicate strife and arguments, if it receives hard aspects.
Venus Conjunct Juno in Synastry
This is a great aspect for long-term compatibility. The Juno person is strongly attracted to the Venus person, often immediately. The Venus conjunct Juno synastry aspect is a frequent aspect in the charts of couples, and so is Juno trine Venus in synastry.
The Venus person embodies the ideal partner of the Juno person.
Mars Conjunct Juno in Synastry
The positive manifestation of the Mars conjunct Juno synastry aspect is the Mars person motivating the Juno person. You become more driven after you get married. It is likely that sexuality is an important part of the relationships with Mars conjunct Juno in synastry.
An afflicted Mars can bring rivalry and a more aggressive tone into the relationship.
Jupiter Conjunct Juno in Synastry
The Jupiter conjunct Juno synastry aspect can be very beneficial in the relationship. This aspect suggests that you have similar beliefs and see life in a similar way. Common goals make you feel that your partner is your soulmate. Jupiter conjunct Juno in synastry is a wonderful aspect for a long, loving relationship (if the entire chart supports this).
Saturn Conjunct Juno in Synastry
Saturn conjunct Juno in synastry gives a karmic touch to the relationship. If Saturn is prominent in a synastry chart, you will remember each other for a long time.
Neptune Conjunct Juno in Synastry
Neptune conjunct Juno in synastry can make you blind. This aspect can indicate unconditional love and inspiring your partner, however, it can also indicate that the Juno person has illusions about the Neptune person. You can believe that they are the right partner for you, but you can be easily deceived if the Neptune Juno conjunction receives hard aspects, and if there are other indicators in the chart.
Pluto Conjunct Juno in Synastry
Pluto conjunct Juno in synastry is a generational aspect. This relationship can have a healing, deeply transforming effect on you, especially on the Juno person. There is a feeling of fatedness to the relationship with the Pluto conjunct Juno synastry aspect.
Juno Conjunct Juno in Synastry
The Juno conjunct Juno synastry aspect is wonderful. You have the same approach to marriage and you want the same qualities in your partner. Harmonious Juno-Juno aspects in synastry support the longevity of the relationship.
Juno in Signs
The zodiac sign where Juno is placed in your natal chart shows what qualities you seek in your ideal partner. This sign also describes lessons you have to learn related to relationships. When under pressure, you have a tendency to display the negative traits of your Juno sign.
Here is the meaning of Juno through the zodiac signs.
Juno in Aries
Juno in Aries suggests that you need a driven, assertive partner. You want a dynamic marriage and passion is important for you. Your spouse can be aggressive and selfish with challenging aspects to your Juno in Aries. This placement indicates that fiery arguments can happen if you feel overlooked in your marriage. Juno in Aries is bothered deeply by being ignored. You want to be the first in your partner’s life.
Juno in Taurus
Juno in Taurus needs stability in marriage. You want a partner who provides for you (or at least could afford to provide for you). Financial assets can be a source of conflict if your marriage becomes jeopardized.
Juno in Taurus sticks to their opinion and with this placement, you can be reluctant to compromise. With this placement, you want a partner who is dependable and who you can count on.
Juno in Gemini
Juno in Gemini wants a spouse who gets them and who they can have fun with. For you, marriage is pointless without an intellectual connection. At the same time, you don’t like dealing with emotions in your marriage. Juno in Gemini wants a partner who is smart, curious, fun to be around. Marrying a person who is tongue-tied might be a bad idea with Juno in Gemini. Intellectual stimulation is a major focus in the relationship. Juno in Gemini can have multiple marriages or committed relationships.
Juno in Cancer
Juno in Cancer wants security and nurturing in marriage. You want a spouse who you can let see your soft side and who is protective of your emotions. You enjoy taking care of your partner, but you also want a spouse who will take care of you. With Juno in Cancer, you are family-oriented, and you want a spouse who prioritizes family over anything else. The negative side of Juno in Cancer is clinginess, co-dependence and emotional manipulation.
Juno in Leo
Juno in Leo is attracted to generous, elegant partners who take up the central role. Romance and playfulness are also important to you in a relationship. Juno in Leo seeks protection and admiration in marriage. You want to feel appreciated by your spouse, and you also love it when they can inspire you. The negative manifestation of Juno in Leo is being egoistic and boastful. The worst thing that you can do to your Juno in Leo partner is to humiliate them or take them for granted.
Juno in Virgo
Juno in Virgo has a grounded attitude to marriage. It is important for Juno in Virgo to optimize things, what can be sometimes tiring. With this placement, you want a partner who is efficient, diligent, and who takes care of you and your family. The negative side of Juno in Virgo can be pettiness. You can be overly perfectionist, chasing the perfect marriage and partner, what does not exist. Watch out for being too critical when stressed out. You hate it when your partner doesn’t appreciate the work you put into your relationship.
Juno in Libra
Juno feels at home in Libra, as they both are about compromise and harmony. Juno in Libra wants a partner who is elegant, graceful, charming. Your partner is often drawn to art and they often make art themselves, too. Juno in Libra sees marriage as partnership and union. Libra wants harmony and balance, and the same is true for Juno in Libra.
With this placement, you need to be an equal partner in your relationship.
Juno in Scorpio
If you have your Juno in Scorpio, you seek intensity in your partner. You are not drawn to the superficial fluff, but you want the essence of things. Your partner is passionate and seductive, but they can also be possessive and jealous. Sexuality is essential for Juno in Scorpio. With this placement, sometimes you get married for benefits.
Juno in Sagittarius
Juno in Sagittarius needs adventure. With this placement, you want a partner who is exiting. You want to be able to travel the world with your partner and discuss fascinating topics.
Juno in Sagittarius sometimes indicates that your partner is from a different cultural background or a foreigner.
Juno in Capricorn
Juno in Capricorn takes marriage very seriously. You seek commitment and loyalty, and you are willing to make sacrifices for the relationship. Juno in Capricorn doesn’t get married quickly, but once they do, they unlikely to leave, even if the relationship doesn’t function well anymore.
Juno in Capricorn sometimes wants a partner who will elevate their social status.
Juno in Aquarius
Juno in Aquarius seeks freedom in a relationship. For you, it is essential to have enough space. You can be afraid of commitment, and you need a partner who appreciates you.
Juno in Pisces
Juno in Pisces sees marriage as a complete merging of two souls. With this placement, you seek a mystical experience and unconditional love. You want a partner who is sensitive, artistic, peaceful, loving. The negative side of Juno in Pisces is being too passive and trying to emotionally pressure your partner.
Juno in the Natal Chart in Houses
When it comes to marriage and committed relationships, you should focus on the seventh house, as this house is the key to relationships. At the same time, there are more important features in the natal chart that influence your love life, such as Venus, the Moon, but also the asteroid Juno. Besides the role of Juno in synastry, it also has a lot to do with commitment and relationships in the natal chart.
Juno in First House
Juno in first house suggests that your freedom and independence is important for you in a relationship. You want a partner who understand you and who is in many ways similar to you. At the same time, you tend to view your relationship as an integral part of who you are. Juno in first house can feel incomplete when alone.
If Juno in the first house is close to the ascendant (under 5-7 degrees), it can make marriage and partnership a major focus in your life. This placements indicates important life lessons related to connecting with others.
Juno in Second House
Juno in the second house suggests that material security is important for you in marriage. You want to marry someone who can provide for you and who is materially self-sufficient. You appreciate luxuries and comfort, and you want a partner who will give you them. You are also generous to your mate.
With an afflicted Juno in second house, material possessions can become a source of conflict if the relationship comes to an end. Sometimes this placement makes you materialistic.
Juno in second house also suggests that your self-esteem gets a boost after you get married. Marriage is of high value to you, and you feel more worthy once you find the right partner.
Juno in Third House
Juno in third house emphasizes the importance of communication. You need an intellectual connection and want a partner who is mentally stimulating. Your partner needs to stay interesting to you, or else you get bored and might look for excitement outside of the relationship.
Juno in third house indicates life lessons related to communication in your relationship. With this placement, you have to learn how to discuss problems and find a solution in your marriage. Your communication skills often improve after you get married, but hard aspects can bring misunderstandings. Some people with their Juno in third house get married to someone they meet in their immediate surroundings.
Juno in Fourth House
Juno in the fourth house is placed in the house of home and family. This placement suggests a need for security and emotional bond in your marriage. You might get married in order to raise a family or for the sake of tradition. Juno in fourth house sometimes chooses a partner who will provide for them.
Juno in fourth house wants a partner who will take care of them. You seek protection and nurturing. It is important for you to find a partner who prioritizes family life to worldly success. After you get married, your focus shifts to home life if previously you were focused on other things. Your relationships with family members become more important after you get married,
Juno in Fifth House
Juno in fifth house is married to fun, no matter they find it. With this placement, you want a partner who is playful and creative. Partnership helps you be more creative and gives you space to express yourself. Romance is also important with Juno in the fifth house.
Juno in fifth house sometimes indicates marriage because of children.
Juno in Sixth House
With Juno in sixth house, some form of service is often an important aspect of your partnership or marriage. It can happen that you work together or that you meet in the workplace. Another way how Juno in the sixth house can play out is some issue related to health.
Juno in sixth house needs their spouse to be a partner in their day-to-day activities. You can learn important life lessons in your relationship related to work, service, or health. It can also happen that you are so in love with your work that you prioritize it over your family.
Juno in Seventh House
Juno in seventh house is placed in the house of marriage and partnership. This placement indicates a deep need for marriage and commitment. You crave to find the right partner and get married.
This placement makes partnerships a major focus in your life. You learn and grow a lot through business or romantic partnerships. Marriage holds important life lessons for you with your Juno in seventh house.
Juno in Eighth House
Juno in eighth house wants intensity in a relationship, in a similar way as Juno in Scorpio. The sexual side of a relationship is very important with this placement. Power struggles and trust issues can be present with Juno in the eighth house. Often, Juno in eighth house forces you to transform yourself through your marriage.
Joint resources can also be an important focus of your marriage. Juno in eighth house suggests that you might get married for financial gain through your partner.
Another way how Juno in eighth house can play out is being a secret lover. Some people with this placement fall for partners who are not available because of some reason. Your partner can see you as their possession with Juno here.
Juno in Ninth House
With Juno in ninth house, marriage supports expansion and growth. Your partner has to intellectually stimulate you and question your beliefs. You sometimes meet your partner on a trip or through some religious gathering. Thy are often from a different cultural background, or it can also happen that you move abroad because of your marriage.
Relationships help you see the bigger picture and gain a deeper understanding of the world and yourself. You are each other’s teacher with this placement of Juno in the natal chart. Juno in ninth house sometimes finds the meaning of life in marriage and relationships.
Juno in Tenth House
Juno in tenth house makes your public image and your marriage intertwined. This placement can indicate living in the public eye after marriage. Your partner can help you increase your social status. The Capricornian energy of the tenth house makes the marriage permanent, sometimes it is hard to get divorced with Juno in tenth house.
Juno in tenth house can also indicate a person focused on their career rather than on family life.
Juno in Eleventh House
Juno in eleventh house indicates that you can meet your partner through social activities or volunteering. You often work together for some social cause. This placement suggests that you prefer a partner who has similar values as you.
Juno in eleventh house people often become more socially engaged after they get married.
Juno in Twelfth House
Juno in twelfth house can be a challenging placement. You have a tendency to fall in love with people who re not available, and you have to keep your relationship secret. It can also happen that because of some reason, you can’t establish a relationship. This placement can also suggest marrying the wrong person, someone who hinders you in life.
Juno in twelfth house sometimes falls in love with people who need help., and get married to someone who easily gets lost in life. This placement can indicate partners who are addicts or they have tendencies for escapism.
Juno in twelfth house can suggest a karmic relationship in astrology. If you want to learn more about karmic relationships and what aspects help you recognize them, read this article.
Juno Retrograde Natal Meaning
What happens if Juno is retrograde in the natal chart?
A Juno retrograde natal placement suggests that the energy of Juno is more internalized. You often think about marriage and rave deep connection with a partner. However, retrograde planets (and asteroids) an be challenging. You are often blocked initially from materializing this object.
People with a Juno retrograde natal placement in the natal chart often struggle to find balance in their relationships. When it comes to marriage, you might be reluctant to commit to your partner. Alternatively, you can be attracted to partners who don’t want to get married.
Juno retrograde can indicate that you don’t feel worthy of love, especially if a weak Venus reinforces this information in the natal chart. Juno retrograde natal frequently suggests that your relationships don’t work out in the long run. You are often attracted to partners how don’t value you and don’t treat you well.
Juno retrograde natal can be a karmic placement in astrology, indicating challenges in your love life. Working on your self-esteem and learning to love yourself can be helpful in overcoming this placement in the natal chart.
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